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Posted: by .Morph.
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 20774    Replies: 27
"Help!! I'm planning on making kevlar rope poi with monkey fist knots at the end.Has anyone got advise on making them? What's got me stuck is the amount of kevlar rope needed for the who..."
Posted: by ring_O_fire
Last Reply: by ubersmack
Views: 3740    Replies: 21
"right ok peps i am new here, and when i origanly joined it was with the intention of finding out a little about black bush poi...but all i found was the normal health warnings and a few..."
Posted: by frer3
Last Reply: by Jameth
Views: 988    Replies: 6
"I tied a monkey's fist in a long rope, and made a little figure-eight knot in the other end. When the monkey's fist rests on the floor, the rope comes up to my chest. It's too lopside..."
Posted: by Jo
Last Reply: by ubersmack
Views: 23220    Replies: 38
"*** disclaimer-type-thing ***I do not recommend this design to anyone - it is provided as inspiration and as an idea to develope. As you can see from the other pics on the page, THESE ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 4661    Replies: 8
"I bought the Oggz triple pack for 30 then modified 2 of the oggz myself to make them into poi. I went to a DIY store and had holes punched in the same side as the charger and fitted b..."
Posted: by bentforkx
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 5401    Replies: 13
"Been poing (?) for a while now, and am thinking of moving up to fire.... I noticed the local fire spinners using different types of poi heads, monkey fist, cathedral, isis, etc.Is there..."
Posted: by Fire_Moose
Last Reply: by the_mods_stole_my_name
Views: 1083    Replies: 5
"I finished this yesterday so i can easily carry my staff at BurningMan The clips hold it really tightly and its secured to the frame of the bike. We'll see how it holds up.Any one try ..."
Posted: by decemberscalm
Last Reply: by Mother_Natures_Son
Views: 1374    Replies: 4
"I have HoP jailhouse poi, Strobing Glowy Poi at the end of nylon, and Green beamers with oval link chains so far. I like practicing with the jailhouse poi, but thier glowyness doesn't e..."
Posted: by STOPpanda
Last Reply: by STOPpanda
Views: 1258    Replies: 3
"My biggest problem with my poi is that while I spin rather quickly with glow poi, my fire poi get very heavy with all the hardware and fuel. So i went down to the hardware store and did..."
Posted: by Phexxie
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 1114    Replies: 2
"Hellooo!I'm new here, and I'm looking for a bit of advise for fire poiI've been spinning for about 2 years now, and I think it's time to take the plunge and get my first set of fire poi..."
Posted: by bulldozer
Last Reply: by djooker
Views: 2055    Replies: 10
"I'm looking for a cheap source of kevlar. I'm looking to buy at least one roll to start with but will probably get more, Someone got any ideas? "
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by dnc
Views: 4176    Replies: 16
"I have seen a lot of good ones from Nick Woolsey and other people but i recently found these on flowtoys picturesCredit goes to Jon AlienAlien Jon, 9 petal+extension Alien Jon, 6 petals..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by Durbs
Views: 1000    Replies: 1
"I just got these two on Tai Chi Sword techniques at the moment.If you got any more resources, please post them here. I'm thirsting for input, download and study of moves for all discipl..."
Posted: by Rellizate
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 3169    Replies: 19
"Hey, i've recently filmed a firespin, and when I watched the video, there were verticle blue lines where the flames where for the entire spin. This is incredibly annoying, and so I was ..."
Posted: by fire.chef
Last Reply: by the_mods_stole_my_name
Views: 1827    Replies: 6
"Im currently constructing a pair of fire swords, their being made from aluminum pole but what i'd like advice on is the wick should i wrap wick around the pole or should i make a sleev..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 3852    Replies: 8
"Taken from www.flowtoys.comFLOWTOYS AT HARMONY FESTIVAL 6-8 JUNE WITH NEW FLOWLIGHT COLORS AND PRE-RELEASE OF ALL NEW MODULAR SYSTEM!!!: Flowtoys will be launching 4 new flowlight elem..."
Posted: by STOPpanda
Last Reply: by Mucky
Views: 1127    Replies: 3
"Hello, kind people.I really have a hard time finding great led poi, because I generally hate sticks and I never feel like shelling out money to order online. But. I was at Radio Shack, ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by simta
Views: 1472    Replies: 1
"How much weight does 'flowmass' add to a flowpoi duo rig and what is the weight of each flowpoi duo? I am used to spinning oggpoi but am edging towards flowpoi duo now the price of hyp..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 2197    Replies: 12
"So far I favoured heavy staff with a good grippy grip.... but here in Dharamsala there is no supply with (reasonable) staff and I couldn't take much luggage (on the bike)....So I bought..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1282    Replies: 4
"I thought that making a list of glow/led poi would be a good referenceHOP 'beaming balls' -4600mcdHOP white lightwand -8000mcd Aerotech ultimates (proballs) -12500mcdOggpoi - ?????Flow..."
Posted: by feeb
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 1377    Replies: 10
"ello, i am looking into buying some fire poi, i havent as yet, because i already cart round ma sock poi, and all my contact balls so i barely have room!! it is time though, transportati..."
Posted: by feeb
Last Reply: by Brian:-)
Views: 3582    Replies: 29
"So i have three aerotech programmable juggling balls. part of the reason i got them (other than the fact they LOOK amazing obviously) is because i was really quite turned on by the idea..."
Posted: by miss_sadie911
Last Reply: by feeb
Views: 1434    Replies: 6
"I have recently taken an interest in this poi stuff and am considering buying my first set. But what to choose?!I really like the daytime/"fabric" poi and I've seen variations of it on ..."
Posted: by philisweatly
Last Reply: by Kombi guy
Views: 1454    Replies: 6
"hey everyone. hope you are all having a great month of may. anywho, I got some awesome jailhouse sock poi with the soft glow LED balls in it for my birthday on the 7th. I just notice..."
Posted: by fanged_angel
Last Reply: by fanged_angel
Views: 2599    Replies: 18
"i was thinking maybe i could get some sort of chemical or glove type thing that i could apply to my fingers and when i rub it together it makes a spark or a flame. and to go with it a s..."
Posted: by Peugeot77
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 3680    Replies: 2
"Okay... so i've been making my own cathedral heads for a while now. Honestly, I'm a little bored with it and I'd like to make a pair of moonblaze heads because I like their burn better..."
Posted: by BIaze
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 8185    Replies: 6
"Hey everyone,Have been spinning for about a year and a half now and am really interested in trying sparkle poi. Have had a bit of a look around for safety tips and apart from the obviou..."
Posted: by fanged_angel
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1867    Replies: 4
"i was looking for some new poi that where generally a little different from your average poi and i came across they sell double headed socks that you can weight yourself a..."
Posted: by Holzy1
Last Reply: by Silk_the_Elf
Views: 1853    Replies: 16
"okay so i recently discovered an EXCELLENT training tool - your own shadow! in the places of which i practice, being my room at the house and my local park, in both places if you line ..."
Posted: by FireTom
Views: 861    Replies: 0
"I just can't find any webdesigner (that I can afford) as it seems... they are either busy or not born yet. So I am just browsing the net, trying to get ideas for my new site (besides ha..."
Posted: by VelvetBat
Last Reply: by VelvetBat
Views: 3716    Replies: 8
"I recently came across the Stardass poi, a fibre optic glow poi. I really like this one, but it turns out to have a rubber protection ball. And I have a rubber/latex allergy, which mean..."
Posted: by Rellizate
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 3563    Replies: 25
"Hello,I decieded to prototype a new firestaff for my website (, named the ISIS staff. Instead of having wick wrapped around the tubing and secured in with..."
Posted: by *HyperLight
Views: 1353    Replies: 0
"...for anyone wanting to contribute to the open source part of the HyperLight project (which will also support loading patterns for other glow tows as long as someone writes an adapter)..."
Posted: by Mucky
Last Reply: by hamamelis
Views: 5157    Replies: 11
"So, just about any online history of poi includes an off-hand line about how Maori warriors may have used poi as a strength training exercise, but thus far I haven't found any solid ref..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 5947    Replies: 48
"What qualities do you look for when choosing music to spin to, for performance or enjoyment?------------------Pele Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 3931    Replies: 15
"I have found these Poi for sale for 35. Are they the 'Isis poi' that i have heard good things about?Also are the cords, connections and handles good bad or ugly for the pricehttp://a84..."
Posted: by Sporky
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 9230    Replies: 4
"I have a question about my technique. I was reading the fire breathing instructions that Pele put up and noticed this:"It is a natural instinct for a person to lean into or step into th..."
Posted: by FreakFlier
Last Reply: by Holzy1
Views: 5872    Replies: 12
"Does anyone have any thoughts on Flow Lights? I think they look incredible and i need something to hold me over untill hyperlights are ready. For those of you who dont know what they ..."
Posted: by automaticforthepeople
Last Reply: by [noodles]
Views: 2099    Replies: 11
"First off, a sincere apology if this has been posted. My HoP searches on this subject have been fruitless.I am looking for a type of chemical or substance to have in an open can. Duri..."
Posted: by ElectricBlue
Views: 1638    Replies: 0
"I'm in the mood to be doing some re-decorating of some of my performance props and Im really desperate to get my hands on a supplier of glitter tape in Australia. I'm specifically look..."
Posted: by kaik
Last Reply: by Hypnotic
Views: 2661    Replies: 6
"Hi all, first post here.I've decided on purchasing my first fire poi set after spinning with friends a few times (using home made sets so I'm not really sure what they were, light thoug..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by decemberscalm
Views: 4347    Replies: 6
"What would be the best way to cover poi heads after a spin. I wont have time to get the kerosene out by soaking in water so normal head covers wont do.Would the best way be to just cov..."
Posted: by polarity
Last Reply: by polarity
Views: 7205    Replies: 46
"If you've been to Play or the last couple of Nuneaton meets, you've probably seen my previous prototypes in action.I've nearly completed the third set of prototypes, and I'll be taking ..."
Posted: by ado-p
Last Reply: by fanged_angel
Views: 2766    Replies: 12
"Bubbles!!!Amelie had the wonderfull idea of building toys that could spread bubbles around the place and i've been trying to think up some ways of doing this.The simplest solution is to..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by ubersmack
Views: 1042    Replies: 8
"Idea taken from the playpoi video.Post pictures of your fire/led/practice poi here (and other toys)I'll get pics of mine tonight and post pics tomorrow"
Posted: by tauschung
Last Reply: by tauschung
Views: 1032    Replies: 2
"I bought a set of cathedral heads from luxotica, and they are pretty loose. When I make them I get them as tight as possible.Having them loose affects how much gas leaves the heads, ri..."
Posted: by Sunniva
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1078    Replies: 4
" Is there any little 'trade secret' for videotaping poi in action? 'Cause I find that no matter how hard I try, it's always blurry. Some sort of setting? Or perhaps an angle? Any help w..."
Posted: by onewheeldave
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 2555    Replies: 29
"The next post contains an attempt to quote and reply to a post (from the buddhist thread)-"
Posted: by Patches, the confused firedancer
Last Reply: by Patches, the confused firedancer
Views: 2066    Replies: 12
"I am currently in the process of putting together a set of 3.5ft doubles staffs. Has anyone had any experience using kevlar rope for the wicking material? It would seem to me that the..."
Posted: by MikeIcon
Last Reply: by keyarghah
Views: 4607    Replies: 17
"So last night I tried body tracing for the first time but it didnt work out too well. I just couldnt get a flame to stay on my body. I was using lamp oil as fuel which is what I blame..."
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