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Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by GeoffonTour04
Views: 7157    Replies: 43
"At long last, I've got a signup page working! It's not as pretty as it could be, but in all honesty, I have other things that are more important to focus on (like some shiny toys for ex..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by jo_rhymes
Views: 1125    Replies: 4
"Did anyone watch the new series of Shameless last night. It was one where they made a fake beach on the estate. There was someone spinning poi at night that were quite big and fairly b..."
Posted: by mcp
Last Reply: by mcp
Views: 9783    Replies: 42
"So as everybody upon everybody knows, (pobbles are happiest without their toes) some dude connect up a digital compass to a bunch of vibration packs on a belt. So that he would feel a v..."
Posted: by Hypnotic
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 1237    Replies: 6
"Fairly recently I had a fire poi accident. It came as a total suprise to me since I have been on fire before and burned. It had never really been that bad I have had someone put out my ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by UnscrupulousChavOffersFoot
Views: 2400    Replies: 19
"I have recently started practicing with my fire poi more and am finding it quite hard to get used to.They are monkey fists with oval links and leather handles. When i spin i cant stop ..."
Posted: by juusan
Last Reply: by Felixwah
Views: 1582    Replies: 8
"I'm thinking of picking up a pair of glow poi, and I'm stuck between my two favorite options. the glow balls:http://flammaaeterna.com/fire/fireshop_POILUB.htmand the atoms:http://flamm..."
Posted: by SourceCode
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 1590    Replies: 10
"I read alot about fuel on this forum but i didn't find anything about alcool based fuel.Its around 95% Ethanol + 5% Methanol, basicly its the fuel you use for fondue.I saw on another po..."
Posted: by Chucky
Last Reply: by Wooktastic
Views: 2570    Replies: 6
"I had an idea and it worked!I'd been having trouble catching poi once I'd trown them. I'm a resonable juggler so I thought it probably wasn't my fault. So I replaced the handles with la..."
Posted: by Sethis
Last Reply: by sean_flowtoys
Views: 6794    Replies: 46
"Recently I was asked to spin staff at a student party. It was in a college main hall, so was big enough to do stuff in (including throws! Yay for high ceilings!).Thing was, I only have ..."
Posted: by Hypnotic
Last Reply: by jeangenie
Views: 1664    Replies: 3
"Lycopodium is a chemical powder that can be found on Skylighter and feuershow.de. It ignites when shot through an existing fire or I would imagion fire put onto an existing pile of lyco..."
Posted: by My hairs on fire
Last Reply: by EarthChi1dSM
Views: 5521    Replies: 9
"Hello everyone,Well after doing a fair bit of reashearch ive decided to go ahead an try to make myself a **undoutably barbaric** set of led glow sticks Ive found out where i can get all..."
Posted: by Brenn
Last Reply: by Brenn
Views: 1391    Replies: 4
"Found these the other day:http://www.firetoys.co.uk/juggling/fire_swords.html"...each of the swords are made from 1.5m of 50mm wick wrapped around a fibreglass core. The padded handles ..."
Posted: by Locofly
Last Reply: by faith enfire
Views: 5043    Replies: 35
"i work at a marina and the boats are required to have these hardcore signal flares on board. almost exactly like the ones you see on the road around car accidents but brighter. so i was..."
Posted: by kazman
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 864    Replies: 2
"HiIm a poi man but friend has a staff and its also a lot of fun and ive decided that i want one, but cant afford it (im a student and it would mean not eating for a few weeks ) So ..."
Posted: by Rellizate
Last Reply: by polarity
Views: 1421    Replies: 14
"Hello!When making poi that require eyebolts (cathedral, deathstar, moon blaze e.t.c) you need to keep the nuts from undoing. I've heard a lot of people refer to what is called 'locknuts..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by prairie_badger
Views: 1307    Replies: 4
"My pendant arrived and its nice (thanks hop, nick and alex) What is the best way of securing it? Obviously if you tie a knot in it it leaves the string dangling and looks a bit crap. ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by newgabe
Views: 3134    Replies: 6
"I reacently spun my monkey fist poi that have leather handles. After the spin i put them back into kero like normal but then forgot about them and someone put the handles in the kero w..."
Posted: by The_Magnesium_Master
Last Reply: by DarkFyre
Views: 3240    Replies: 3
"I recently tried walking over a 2M pit of burning coals about 60cm wide and 15cm thick with only about 15 tiny red unblistered spots under 3mm diameter per foot after between 20 and 30 ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Live_in_a_spin
Views: 1404    Replies: 6
"Im off travelling in Jan and will be taking my sock poi and hyperlights with me.Will I be ok taking monkey fist poi with me and will it be easy enough to find fuel to spin with in thail..."
Posted: by TinglTanglBob
Last Reply: by TinglTanglBob
Views: 1978    Replies: 5
"Hallo!I have a problem One of my cathedral heads of this poi set: cathedral poiset opend up.So i want to ask if somebody knows how they are built up. I was doing ttn (aktually i was lea..."
Posted: by fireboy
Last Reply: by squarefish
Views: 2516    Replies: 6
"Well its very risky.its also dagerous to you and your crowd.if you ask any pyrotechinitan that activates chemical fireballs that are coloured.Ask him how many dead birds has he seen die..."
Posted: by Igirisujin
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 3154    Replies: 11
"Ive come to the conclusion that ripstop nylon is a bad material for tail poi. Its stiff and rather offputting when it hits together. Does anyone know any shops that sell tail poi with a..."
Posted: by squid
Last Reply: by Rusto
Views: 1923    Replies: 18
"I love my new staff, but being a total novice to it, I do tend to drop it on occasion. I have a 60" aluminum tube (7/8" diameter) with 24" of dowel wedged into each end. This is leavi..."
Posted: by touch
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 2528    Replies: 11
"Could anybody suggest a type of dance to learn so I can display my fullest emotion in my performances.Thank ya`ll------------------peace, love and light*TOUCH*"
Posted: by Rellizate
Views: 548    Replies: 0
"Hey, just made myself some new mega cathedral poi. They use a little bit more wick than the HoP ones, and are 18cm tall, but are 15cm when compressed.-Rell"
Posted: by squarefish
Last Reply: by Hypnotic
Views: 7391    Replies: 35
"Hellloooo some of you may know the nice subtle sparky effect that Titanium flake can give your poi.What I want to know is this:What mesh size is best and which company do you get your ..."
Posted: by DJ Aman
Last Reply: by akgraphics
Views: 1971    Replies: 5
"My long time friend has been wonder how to go about making a cheap glostaff. I told him to look for clear PVC pipe (which I don't even know if it exststs or where to get it.) then just ..."
Posted: by Rellizate
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 3736    Replies: 29
"Hello,I was just wondering what would be the best way of making a handguard for a firesword? I thought about bending some metal from a bit of sheet metal down, so there is a hole in the..."
Posted: by AgentChesterDesmond
Last Reply: by LookThisChanges
Views: 1958    Replies: 4
"I usually find HOP prices to be FAIRLY reasonable, which is why I usually buy from here. When I got an email the other day saying they would have Death Star heads within a week, I figur..."
Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 1953    Replies: 6
"...is there any way to get an RSS feed my 'favourite' threads? I know you can get feeds from the various other parts of the forum, but it'd be nice if I could get a feed of just my favo..."
Posted: by rrr
Last Reply: by Lizzybeth
Views: 1332    Replies: 4
"hi there peopleI been tempted by jugglo atom poibut cant choose which versionstrobe, colour change, colour fade?does anyone have any experience of atom poi, any links to show me what th..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 4467    Replies: 10
"What non stretchy white material or things can you think of that i could use to put poi in? Ive been and bought a metre of white material for 1 and stitched it up the side then knotted..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 2033    Replies: 4
"What would be the best way to attatch cords to my glow poi? at the moment theres just a light inside the outer plastic/rubbery shell.If I put a couple of holes in then im guessing ligh..."
Posted: by smiling_madly
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 6796    Replies: 12
"Anyone know of anything like an anti burn paste/cream or gel that can be applied to the skin to prevent/reduce burns. E.g. Smear it all over your hand, dip the hand in fuel (being extre..."
Posted: by Rellizate
Last Reply: by LazyAngel
Views: 852    Replies: 1
"Hey, I was just wondering, in tube core poi, do you put dowl inside of it, or do you screw the screws just into the metal, so if you look down the middle you can see the screws?"
Posted: by SonicalFlair
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 4578    Replies: 4
"Howdy all. Now, I know this looks like another monkey fist thread, but I feel like mine is tad different. Correct me if i'm wrong Your welcome to skip the next part and just look at t..."
Posted: by Axel_Urgelles1
Last Reply: by LazyAngel
Views: 1431    Replies: 12
"good morning again!!!Last days I've seen some videos from one fire perfomance group. ( palitichi).In theis shows, every time the poi show to his or her arm o body make a kind of explosi..."
Posted: by Richee
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 1083    Replies: 1
"Hi there all,I'd like to discuss a spinning visualiation, because I din't finda suitable tool yet.----------------------------------------------------------------------Here is a slight ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Imbalance
Views: 1088    Replies: 1
"They arrived and ive been playing with them quite a bit. I got 3 with the charging station for 23.50 and free delivery from Ministry Of Gadgets. The charging station and they way the..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 2334    Replies: 21
"Well ok, not lit but still. I have wrapped some old tshirt material around each of my monkeyfist heads and secured it around them with some quick tie things. This way i can practice w..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 2198    Replies: 16
"So if I am only trying to view the poll results, a small window pops up in the middle of my screen.I can't maximise it, neither can I scroll within. This way I only receive the results ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 3166    Replies: 14
"Ive been searching and am looking for 2 oggz with the recharger in the UK.Ive seen the oggpoi are stupidly expensive (around $75)Are these the same without the link and cords?http://www..."
Posted: by TribalBeatsSioux
Last Reply: by TribalBeatsSioux
Views: 2072    Replies: 19
"Ok, I have been using sock poi to get by with until I could get chain poi. I finally got my chain poi that I ordered from another site (I know, my BAD!!) I just got them in the post tod..."
Posted: by Geeza
Views: 1415    Replies: 0
"Hopefully my oggpoi will arrive this week before all the postal strike rubbish. What would be the best way to go about making an eyebolt or loop in each of the oggz.I was going to put ..."
Posted: by J-Me
Last Reply: by duchess
Views: 12159    Replies: 28
"greetings ... I'm a physiotherapy student/poi twirler inquiring into poi related injuries - you know like shoulders and wrists that hurt after spinning too much. Any descriptions of yer..."
Posted: by Axel_Urgelles1
Last Reply: by Naganootch
Views: 2985    Replies: 20
"I was looking in the video lessons the SuperDuperUberLoops, but he uses the socks. Do you think is possible to do with normal metallic chain and fire?? Because I tried some times and t..."
Posted: by nicoskate3001
Last Reply: by TheBovrilMonkey
Views: 2012    Replies: 6
"I want to buy a pair of powerizers but I will probably use them to run from point A to point B instead of buying a bike..... is this a good desition?? thank you..."
Posted: by MagsKat
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 2336    Replies: 16
"ok i'm pretty new to the scene and i wanted a quick poll to find out how many women spin in comparison to men.. soooo..."
Posted: by mcp
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 6818    Replies: 42
"The teaching moves thread. v2.0 Soooooo, I've been thinking about this, cos of making a tutorial DVD. Teaching people in general is a interesting area when there isn't any definatives o..."
Posted: by DarkSerge
Last Reply: by any_suggestions
Views: 2663    Replies: 31
"http://www.luxotica.com/shop/detail.cfm?id=75Im looking for some snakes...these look good? Or does anyone have some better suggestions?"
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