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"Hi guys.I'm fairly new to this site, so if this question sounds silly, many apologies.I do fire staff, and I've been having a problem with burn time. I'll be doing a performance, and my..."
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" I've been thinking about buying one of these, in the hope that a good enough looking prop will disguise my lack of skill ;)- thing is, they're all rather expensive and only available ..."
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"I was looking at the options of adding weight to my crystal flowlights and I found that I have two options.There is the weight sleeves from HOP Link to them Here and there are also th..."
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"Hiyai was just wondering, what handle material do you use?I have tried a few from HOP including the new profesional series and i just dont like them.I like to grip my handles between my..."
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"Had a problem with my poi today, didn't see anything here on it, but I figured out how to fix it so thought I'd share. Have the rainbow LED poi I got here on HoP. Today one of them seem..."
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"How many people here actually own and carry a fire extinguisher when spinning. I never got one but I am thinking about getting one cause you can get them from woolworths for ..."
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"What are the best fabric tail poi? My tail poi have always been rubbish (cobra and poi poi i think they were)"
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"Hey guys sorry if this post has already been brought up, i did search for it, but at the same time im currently filling out apps online so i'm starting to get kinda lazy bout reading. 4..."
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"Aight, I've spun practice poi and glowsticks for a while now. But I'm just starting on Fire poi. I'm looking around for different wick types and have seen different prices on different ..."
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"Yo, A year or two ago i was in a welding bay, and picked up a peice of metal that was about 500Couch ville.Pretty bad burn, worse than i've had from fire poi.Now in the bay, they had t..."
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"Does anyone know where I can get my hands on Fire, Spirit or Love Flowlights? Only Air and Water II are available on HOP and the Flowlight site, and I really want to start doubling up.A..."
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"Alrighty, this has probably been asked a billion times but I couldn't find my answer. I'm looking for a fuel that I can use indoor that I don't necessarily have to order over the intern..."
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"Woot, just got my new rainbow poi in from Things That Glow. So much better than a tennis ball and shoestring lol."
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"Poi teachers/learners,This might be useful to some people since the Weave is probably one of the trickiest moves to describe to someone. I've put together a lesson on our site for an i..."
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"Hi all,Hoping that this hasnt been covered in other threads (did a search!) .Just bought myself a pair of Globalz poi- and they are pretty diappointing to say the least!! The finger loo..."
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"ok my friend just got me into poi and i allready love it but my only question is what is the best to learn with?"
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"check this videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcDwZPV0_cg1.22She's holding the wand with her teeth!!!any ideas about how she's doing it?"
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"Is it possible to do fire poi orbitals without damaging the chains or is it inevitable? How can I minimize all forms of damage to my chains from orbitals?"
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"Erm, I wanna use a golf glove for playing with Gilligans. They're spose to be made of leather and are thin and confortable. In theory I think it could work but I have this horrible fear..."
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"so id like to add my 2 pence to the 'How to make' worldthese poi are actually my fave's for training with...even more so than my crystal flowtoys.=Oif you have any questions on the cons..."
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"Hi, I saw this video by Gora Krisztian, and I've seen this thing at a fire meet a while back, and I'm wondering how to make one of these:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpq0q4n7OiEDrilli..."
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"Hey I was wondering if anyone had any experiences with the Fyrefli Panther aka the fibre glass staff. because I was going to buy the concentrate 3 part firestaff from hop but I'm a bit ..."
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"I have an option of going with flat oval link chain that is .21" wide or .27" wide. Safety aside, is there any disadvantage to doing tangles etc with thinner chain? or would ...."
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"I have been asked to teach fire safety to a BDSM group and am wondering if anyone has done this before and has any ideas I might not have thought of yet. I guess one of the members wan..."
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"Hi everyone, I'm new here; and just got back inside from a three session burn.I'm not technically a poi artist; however I do play a lot with contact equipment. Fire nunchaku's mainly. ..."
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"After threading on a swivel and a plastic toggle I threaded the ColeCord through two holes I drilled close to the LED unit in the rubber ogg housing. I tied two overhand stopper knots, ..."
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"Whilst practicing holding my sock poi i tried a few different ways, knots, through the middle 2 fingers etc. Through the fingers made it annoy and cause very small blisters/rubbing aft..."
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"Hi!! I'm an italian poi twirler... I've seen in a site some mixes to colour flames; www.geocities.com/firepoiit makes coloured flames adding chemicals to ethanol, methilated spirits or ..."
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"Hi,Apologies if this popped up somewhere before in the forums and I just couldn't find it, but I recently got my first set of fire poi and I find the heads (monkey fist knots) to be a b..."
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"I was spinning in a group yesterday but suddenly we had to pack up because of the weather. My monkeyfists still have oil-based fuel in them because we didn't have time to burn it off. A..."
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"I'm sorry, this was prolly answered before, but I just can't phrase it right.. (( anyhow it just seems to me that butterfly is somehow technically "disconnected" from the rest of the 8 ..."
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"I've got a small collection of firewhips with various construction techniques now, the favourite being the typical "rope with handle" but with a section of tightly wrapped and thick tom..."
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"Double loop vs Single loop..... is it really just about preferance or is there an actual noticable difference between the two?I have never tryed the double loop, only the single but wou..."
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"A question I think can be easily answered - I just can't find one!Running a show outside with an audience of 500 people - I want to make a semi-circular ring of flame around them on the..."
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"so a like a few weeks ago i was on a festival and played with somebodies staff and thought like; hey, this is nice. so i decided to make my own. so from all the knowledge i have about s..."
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"hi guys well to start off my names Ryan and im a medium-advanced spinner ive been spinning fire for about 1 year now and up till today ive been using home made fiberglass fire poi, and ..."
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"I'm in need of a new contact staff, and I'm wondering which would be better for me?All of my contact staves so far ended up slightly bending, which made them horrible to spin. So the ma..."
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"Hi Everyone,I'm starting with my first fire fans and was wondering apart from the "damp towel" method of putting out the flame, is there a more graceful way of extinguishing f..."
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"Hello,i would like to designs a stylish poi,has anybody got an idea how to print on a poi?best regards,andreas"
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"does jute burn as even and look as good as kevlar? I just made a mini rope dart out of jute (wick head) outter races of skateboard bearings (weight) and sterling silver ball chain (i st..."
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"Apologies if this isn't the appropriate forum for this--I'll trust y'all will point me in the right direction if that's the case.I've been making videos pretty regularly for the past ye..."
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"Say, I managed to find a group of people who all shared a common interest of spinning light - be it fire, LED or glow - and we were cautious of people who could potentially pass by us.W..."
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"hello!I'm a relatively petite woman (5'3") and am trying to measure the proper length for my new fire poi. the distance from my armpit to where my thumb joins my hand is 20", but when ..."
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"I just bought some pre-tied colecord ropes, and I had to adjust the length. I now have to cut off a few inches, but I was wondering if anyone here knows how to "re-seal" the e..."
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"I've been thinking about whipping up a pair of Luxeon poi's when I yesterday found this forum and Hyperlights Luxeon thread. The RGB poi construction ideas in that thread are very inter..."
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"What are the differences between water and the new water II? I lost one of my poi at a festival recently and have just bought colecord handles, weight sleeves and a water II to match t..."
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"Alright. The common method is finding the right material that will dissolve in methylated spirits or some other alcohol-based solvent. However, what if we looked at not the fuel to chan..."
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"I have a few questions that I haven't been able to find answers to. They may seem trivial, but I'd really like to find out.Is there any difference in using, say, the blue-coloured ultr..."
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"Tests were completed last night and I now have the BEST TOY EVER.Its a firestaff fitted with electric detonators in the wicks, a rechargable battery and a switch. Push a packet of flash..."
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"I currently do not have glow poi, just a pair of sock poi for practice and a set of fire poi as well. When borrowing friends' glow poi I have noticed that Woolsey's suggestion to train ..."
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