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"Welcome to the Technical discussion forumThis is the place to seek information about making your own equipment, advice and tips, etc...As this site has existed for many years many thing..."
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"So after a couple of years thinking about it, Im wanting to get some sock poi. I have to rely on online purchases as i cant try before i buy due to non existant poi suppliers near me. o..."
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"Hey there,I'm currently living in China studying wushu; when I return to the US next summer, I want to acquire some LED and fire props for what I've learned.The one thing that I've had ..."
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"I looked around and couldn't find a subject on this. I've had the LED contact staff for well over a year now (maybe two?) and i really enjoy it. it's well balanced and works for what i ..."
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"Anyone ever think of trying something with sharp objects? Such as Knife poi or Mace poi? Has this been done before? If not I think it would be cool to see it. If yes, anyone have a vide..."
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"Does anyone know where one might be able to acquire white gas in bulk (5/10/20+ gallon containers) in the US?Cheers,Squee"
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"This might be kind of a silly question because I’m fairly new to Fire Eating, but not fire performances altogether as I’ve been using a Fire Hoop for a long time. How do you refue..."
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"I just realized that I have no way of safely transporting my coleman fuel that is less bulky than the big ol' metal gallon gas tank. Not sure that getting on a NYC subway with one of t..."
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"I thought I'd resurrect this old topic mainly, I admit, to try to get some information from the trailblazers who have gone before. But perhaps I can add my own pointers also.I'm lookin..."
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"Hola a tod@s ! Hace 5 años compre la Ninja Poi v4 y hace año y medio se me rompió una, el botón de encender le apretó y no funciona. Me podéis decir donde en España me la podrí..."
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"I’ve bought the black cole cord which is great for pod poi. I also bought some swivels and 8 mm rings from HOP. How on earth do you get the two diameters of cord through the ring to..."
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"Hey there,I made my own Isis wicks for my staff weeks ago but sadly I made a mistake and have to build new ones now. Therefore I have a question:When burning the Isis wicks for the firs..."
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"Just found a bottle of ROLF (Reduced Odour Liquid Fuel) in the storeroom at my pub.After doing an internet search I found a supplier online, they also sell a fuel called Paraffin Extra ..."
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"For those of you who are like me and enjoy spinning glowsticks, I would recomend CYALUME brand lightsticks. They have a cylinder shape not a hexagon shape like walmart camping sticks. ..."
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"So, I've done some digging to try and find out the details on this unit's custom modes. The light instructions on the sales page were useful, linked below, however they didn't get into ..."
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"I just tied two monkey fists and an inferno knot. I used plain braided rope as they are just for practice. I could use some tips on where to find the bits and pieces to finish them off...."
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"Hi everybody! I would like to build a dragon staff with lasers eventually but am trying to find the right lasers for the job. I was looking at these 100mw 532nm lasers at https://www.sa..."
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"so I made myself a practice contact staff and as I didn't have anything else I have wrapped the grip in wool. It's quite nice to the touch tho a little slippery when spinning contact st..."
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"Thanks in advance for advice :)I purchased a some fiberglass rods to make my own flower sticks and wondering about the flower material to use. I am hoping for faster movement (heavier ..."
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"I need a sport Earburd which can easy connect to my iPhone, so i can enjoy fantastic music or make clear phones calls without the hassles of a dangling cable. Which one is your best cho..."
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"Hi,I am planning to buy a fitness tracker either "Fitbit Charge 2" or "Garmin Vivosmart HR+". On the internet have got various feedback reviews (pros and cons) on both the trackers. If ..."
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"Okay, So. In a few weeks time I am running a fire show (something I've been doing for little over a year). This time however, they want a flaming version of their logo.Their logo is fai..."
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"I've tried searching the forums and Google without much luck, so I thought I'd ask what other Aussies are fire spinning with.I plan on using poi and am looking for something with a dece..."
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"I'm having a hard time finding owners of fire devil sticks. I would like to know what they purchased and what their feelings are.... Is there a copycat/fakes market? Can anyone help? Pl..."
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"Dear HOP community,I did not find this in the forum, I hope there's not already a thread with that topic.I am very interested in colored flames. As probably most of you know, you can bu..."
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"I found an old thread where a poster says they use hollow stemmed torches for fire-eating. Rather than "necro" a 2 year old thread just to take it off topic, I'll ask here.Has anybody ..."
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"Hey there,Like many of you, I'm concerned about the irresponsibility I sometimes see in the fire scene. I'm especially concerned by fuel spillage. The last thing I want to see when I'm ..."
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"Hi all. Just joined the forums, glad to be here.Three months ago I decided that I wanted to take up the fine art of Fire Breathing. Don't know why...couldn't tell ya! But I think it had..."
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"Hi all. I want to learn the human candle - what's the best fuel for gathering the necessary vapour in my mouth.Cheers!"
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"Dear People,I'm thinking about getting into fire breathing using dry fuels (i.e. powders). I've done a lot of reading about this sort of thing, and so far have found powders to be the s..."
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"Does anyone know if the vinyl in stage balls is non-toxic?I know Umoja Poi state they are made of UDA made, medical grade, non-toxic vinyl. What about others? Like the solid color 100mm..."
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"Myself and my fellow Canberra Twirlies have been playing with Shellite lately... unlike kero you can set it on fire without a wick. We have found that you can draw Circles on cement wit..."
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"im new to spinning but would like to do some staff spinning. i have not interest in fire spinning atthis time but would like to know what would be the best way to make a staff for conta..."
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"Hey, so I never heard of Poi until a couple days ago after trying to figure out the name of a toy that I had made. The way I describe it is that it's a 3 foot string with a ball on eith..."
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"Hi guys,I was wondering about fuels and i searched HOP forum, but i never really found an answer. I apologize if the topic has been discussed already... Anyway, has anyone ever tried sp..."
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"I am currently on a vacation trip in Sayulita Mexico, and I have made a discovery I feel should be shared with the world. White gas appears to be sold in one place, and one place alone...."
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"I'm surprised there isn't already a topic for this, or at least that I couldn't find one.Anyways.I, like many spinners out there, have been keeping my eye out for a decent, affordable s..."
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"The Pendulum, PX3,Flex Wrapsta..."
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"Hi, Above is my new Hologram Dance video of me using my new Nunchaku and Poi.I have done a lot of research and have a lot of experience using programmable RGB LED wands that crea..."
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"I was wondering if anyone can tell me how to connect the handles?"
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"Just wondering if any of you have come across a breakdown contact sword.Would be ideal if I could find one that is more travel friendly than other swords.. I guess I could end up making..."
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"I just received my Wrapsta contact poi and I want to shorten the length. The small metal rings keep slipping when I shorten with them. What would be a preferable knot to use to connect ..."
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"Hello,I am dancing with a fire levitation wand. the metal rod gets very hot after a dance, and I am interested in trying some new tricks that involve having the metal touch my body. Any..."
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"Hi folks! I have looked through the forum and tried to find a question on this... I am doing a performance in a couple of weeks time, but it is indoors. The director wants the poi to ..."
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"Hello, I'm based in the UK and started fire-eating with hollow stemmed torches this week, could I get some advice on fuel please? I know white spirit is the go to but the white spirit i..."
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"Saw a photo of a bag poi... Im just now learning and am using a tennis ball attached to 650 paracord and I think I want to make something that hurts less when knocking oneself in the he..."
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"hello ive just ordered a set of Wolf's revenge 3 headed fire poi thought they looked fun anyone actually used multi headed poi before?what are they like to use? "
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"Hey,I have been reading through a lot of messages about making LED poi's, but I was missing something... I was planning to maken strobe poi's (flickering at a rate around 20 Hz) ins..."
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"any tips for cutting kevlar fabric/cloth? i recently ordered (actually it was a quirky gift from my mom... ) some of the 5 grm a yard kevlar fabric so i can experiment with some new to..."
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"Just recently purchased a pair of fire staffs, but i feel they may be a bit too long. theyre 3 feet 5-6inches and reach almost to my armpit if i hold the center. im a complete beginner ..."
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