Making light work of tough jobs

Project Description

There is nothing like a shotgun to clear birds!

These unique double banger ropes (every other bang is a double), is designed to emulate a shotgun in the field and to make birdscaring more effective.

Ropes Per Box: 12 ropes per box
Ropes Length: 40″ (1015 mm)
Ropes Diameter: 0.5″ (15 mm)
Number of bangs: 18 bangs per rope
Time between bangs: Approx. 30 minutes
Total burning time: Approx. 6 hours
Size of banger: 1.9″ (50 mm)
Part number: 056

Important instructions on how to use BANGER ROPES safely

Explosives 1.4G – UN number 0431 – Articles, pyrotechnic for technical purposes. These are potentially dangerous items and must be handled with care, please read the following instructions and follow them carefully. CE NUMBER 1395-P1-0274/2015 – SOUND EMITTER:

  • These powerful banger ropes should be handled with extreme care – always wear appropriate personal protective equipment when handling and lighting banger ropes.
  • Banger ropes are for professional use and are only intended for agricultural bird scaring in open fields, and must not be used as fireworks.
  • The banger rope is designed to burn for a period of approximately 5 – 6 hours for day ropes or up to 12 hours for continuation ropes.
  • Bangers are placed equal distances apart to explode at 15 – 30 minute intervals.
  • NEVER hang a banger rope where a member of the general public could tamper with it.
  • NEVER hang a banger rope on a public footpath or bridleway where the general public have a right of way.
  • Beware of neighbour’s livestock near the banger rope site.
  • Keep well away from flammable materials including flammable gases.
  • NEVER light the fuse of a banger.
  • DO NOT hold the rope during lighting or once it is alight.
  • DO NOT dismantle the rope or the bangers.
  • NEVER remove an individual banger off the rope.
  • NEVER relight a banger rope that has been extinguished.
  • Dispose in the recommended way – see below.
  • If a banger falls to the ground and has not exploded, do not try to re-ignite it. Any unexploded bangers should be left untouched for at least 6 hours, pick up with a pair of tongs. After which they should be soaked in a bucket of water for a minimum of 24 hours. Then dispose in normal refuse while still damp. NEVER relight a banger that has been soaked in water and subsequently dried out.
  • If a banger has come off the rope and is loose in the box
  • NEVER light it. It should be soaked in a bucket of water for 24 hours. Then dispose in normal refuse while still damp.
  • Always store in a cool dry place, well away from any source of ignition, flammable materials or other hazardous goods. A metal cabinet is ideal. Use within 5 years of purchase.
  • Not to be sold to, or used by persons under 18 years of age.

Download the Banger Rope Safety Sheet

Download the Banger Rope Leaflet

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Eye protection to EN166 – B
Gloves to EN 12477:2001
Hearing protection to
EN 352-1: 2002

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