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Posted: by Freakishmind
Last Reply: by k8et
Views: 711    Replies: 3
"Hey there, i've never done real poi before and I want to learn. I was wondering if anyone could help me out by letting my know which fabric set would be the best to begin with, and whic..."
Posted: by Masked52
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 2608    Replies: 14
"I made a fire long staff using aluminum electrical piping from Home Depot, the dimensions were 19.05 mm diam x 1.6 mm. It's quite heavy as well. But recently, actually almost right aft..."
Posted: by DJ Aman
Last Reply: by DarkFyre
Views: 793    Replies: 3
"I just thought of the Idea of a LED Boomerang and it stuck. Would it even be possible for it to come back to you if you made one? hmm... What if you were to put the battery source carv..."
Posted: by Rellizate
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 957    Replies: 17
"Hey!I just finished making my new firestaff! It has 3 meters of 100mm wide wick in total on it, with 75cm of it on each head. 155cm long in total, with wooden dowl center inside the ali..."
Posted: by i8beefy2
Last Reply: by DarkFyre
Views: 1304    Replies: 3
"Just for fun tonight I took an old staff, one that was weighted towards the ends anyway, and two 4 foot wooden dowels and tried playing giant devil sticks. I lashed the dowels to my for..."
Posted: by DJ Aman
Last Reply: by DJ Aman
Views: 1352    Replies: 8
"I've looked at many upon many directions for building my own LED poi. The problem is that I don't know which are the best. I want mine to be bright enough to see a beautiful stream of l..."
Posted: by Gayle......!
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 20062    Replies: 84
"...........What is the best camera you have used to take stunning poi photos in daytime, nightime and firetime?answers on a postcard. p.s. i did a durbs and came up with nothing.... "
Posted: by Invader Xan
Last Reply: by pineapple pete
Views: 4370    Replies: 5
"Ok, random question.I want to buy a big ass bike wheel. Like ideally about 60" - 72" (though I'll probably have to settle for one slightly smaller). Anyone have any idea where I'd get o..."
Posted: by ellenfield
Last Reply: by ellenfield
Views: 1934    Replies: 10
"Basically I am a teacher (with fire experience) at a school and we are performing A Midsummer Night's Dream in our outdoor amphitheater. I am living in Istanbul and getting white gas i..."
Posted: by xxCassxx
Last Reply: by xxCassxx
Views: 2006    Replies: 10
"Does anyone know of anywhere in Joburg that sells kevlar rope? I really want to make myself a set of snake poi.... Or does anyone know of any other material i could use or anywhere that..."
Posted: by Rellizate
Last Reply: by Rellizate
Views: 3636    Replies: 30
"Hello, I am going to build a new firestaff sometime in the near future and I have a few questions. First up, I want really really big flames, and along burn time. I was looking for 200m..."
Posted: by Twisthem488
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 2411    Replies: 15
"hey guys. Ive currently got a standard bo staff, but was thinking. what if you took some sort of metal tubing, put some silicone tubing over it and added weights to the ends. this thing..."
Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by Yakumo
Views: 1456    Replies: 6
"Hey guys and girls,I've been working on some open source GUI software for programming glow toys (Hyperlights, Aerotechs etc. etc.) and I'm getting to the stage where I'd like to put wha..."
Posted: by NephrenKa
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 2956    Replies: 9
"I'm part of a bungee display team and am thinking of making a ring of fire to jump through. It'l be a metal frame, made up of a few sections that'll be detatchable from each other. At ..."
Posted: by Skatto
Last Reply: by Neon_Shaolin
Views: 7451    Replies: 19
"Hello. I did about 6 searches, and also prowled about on Google - but I could find nothing!I was wondering if anyone has, in their years of spinning, found a way to easily carry their ..."
Posted: by dangerboy
Last Reply: by polarity
Views: 2329    Replies: 5
"hey folks. now that luxotica is out of commission cause of her baby, does anyone know where to buy kevlar wick and rope/thread in vancouver? i find it hard to believe she was the only s..."
Posted: by Garry
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 2216    Replies: 7
"So, I have the Concentare Innercore contact staff. I know it doesn't come highly recommended but, for my purposes, a 3 piece staff is essential. I'm a relative newbie at the whole conta..."
Posted: by orion10293
Last Reply: by Invader Xan
Views: 1109    Replies: 4
"For the blue flame, is is Copper (I) Chloride, or Copper (II) Chloride?Do the chemicals have to be reagent-level purity?Where can I get said chemical?Lastly, where can I get denatured a..."
Posted: by Julie20221
Last Reply: by Maai
Views: 1468    Replies: 5
"Ok - I'm trying to figure out what's wrong with my poi...I just received them, one works great - but the other has a flickering light, and sometimes it just doesn't light up. I've repla..."
Posted: by DJ Aman
Last Reply: by Maai
Views: 1172    Replies: 1
"Well I bought some LED poi and they've been amazing, you get the idea. Then one day when I was practicing hyperloops the attachment ring (the part that lets the poi ball connect to the ..."
Posted: by dbrg
Views: 883    Replies: 0
"Hello folks!I want to build two new fire staff, one long and one short, made of fiberglass. below you can find a layout for them. I would like to have you ideas, thought, suggestion etc..."
Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by Yakumo
Views: 53466    Replies: 296
"Little update for you all (thought I'd start a new thread as the last one was getting a bit big!!). I've been a busy bee tonight and I now have 4 pairs of the MK4 (dare I say final?) bo..."
Posted: by master sodium
Last Reply: by squarefish
Views: 2099    Replies: 12
"does anyone know any places online to order different chemicals for colored flames, specifically indium or potassium chloride. I'd kinda like some lithium chloride too, but I dont think..."
Posted: by Burns
Last Reply: by _Aime_
Views: 845    Replies: 6
"hi just got some fire rope( bring on the summer) was wondering how to attach the finger loops to 23mm. with the 10mm and 13mm I've used key rings. have quite a bit off 13mm- 6m in fact,..."
Posted: by BabyMullet
Last Reply: by nathaniel_deforest
Views: 1110    Replies: 3
"Alright question.Has anyone heard any discussion or places to get a glow ball that runs off the spin of your poi, or something that you can use similar to the flashlight you shake to st..."
Posted: by nathaniel_deforest
Views: 1617    Replies: 0
"I have been spinning the HoP cathedral wicks for a few months now and they are a great set of poi, but I want to add something bigger and brighter to my arsenal. Also, some added weigh..."
Posted: by Stick Man
Last Reply: by DarkFyre
Views: 9589    Replies: 48
"This is a personal preference poll. Whats you favorite wick design and why?Cathedrals are my favorite wick design because of the flame intensity you get with them. Im making a 4 b..."
Posted: by b1dd5
Last Reply: by DarkFyre
Views: 778    Replies: 5
"ok guys!! For your staff, what is the best kind of grip?! What do you use? "
Posted: by Mehmet
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 5139    Replies: 29
"Hi there.here is the poi configuration I am thinking of making.Grip - keyring-swivel-keyring-chain-keyring-swivel-keyring-wickI don't really trust keyrings tho, but they are the only th..."
Posted: by Meeko_Kiddo
Last Reply: by Kaira
Views: 2699    Replies: 5
"I saw a really interesting way to make poi this weekend, I need to get a pair to make myself but I thought id share, see if anyone else did them... but someone took the Oggz lights and ..."
Posted: by hippieofvenus
Last Reply: by Mr Majestik
Views: 1525    Replies: 7
"I don't have anyplace I can get Kevlar where I am but I can get Canvas, Cotton, Denim, and a few other things. So I was wondering If I can use Canvas as wicking for torches and how abou..."
Posted: by Pablo_the_fire_monkey
Last Reply: by Basstones
Views: 1066    Replies: 1
"Hey everyone. I'm looking to gettin a set of HoP monkey fist poi but i can't really decide whether to get th 2.5 inch or th 3.5 inch. I'm after havin big flames but am wondering about t..."
Posted: by Spacecow00x
Last Reply: by [Nx?]
Views: 2350    Replies: 9
"has anyone bought these? if so are they worth the price, and how friggin big are the flames!? lol i imagine it would be well worth it, and i like heavy poi, i can see myself flinging ..."
Posted: by ammre
Last Reply: by Russian_Wulfgar
Views: 2352    Replies: 14
"So i bought 10 ft of the 3/8ths inch kevlar rope, not actually THINKING about the dimension but rather "Oh it's the smallest dimension they have ok" I thought i could build a few torche..."
Posted: by Anthson
Last Reply: by fNi
Views: 3174    Replies: 12
"I'm interested in using a mask to conceal my face during my fire poi performances, but the problem is the only masks I own are not 100 percent cotton. They're mostly polyester, really. ..."
Posted: by vim
Last Reply: by PSYfer
Views: 46524    Replies: 144
"Like quite a few of you I've been bitten by the LED bug, and while I've managed to create a few nice poi I would like to take if further. I've spent the last two days reading documenta..."
Posted: by anonomatos
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 7093    Replies: 38
"(*note to admins: there are several posts about programming, but not a whole thread dedicated to it, so ill post a new one solely for programming PIC's)Okay. This thread is about progra..."
Posted: by Mr_Nenderful
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 3658    Replies: 3
"hey all, i have a question about kevlar cloth/thread.i went out shopping last night to get materials to build my first fire staff. figured might as well get used to it before i light up..."
Posted: by TotalEclipse
Last Reply: by TotalEclipse
Views: 892    Replies: 2
"So, I am taking myself up to Everest Base Camp for a goodly while next week, and I am wondering about taking my staff and poi up with me.However, at EBC there is only 14% oxygen, compar..."
Posted: by Red_RaveN
Last Reply: by Cody
Views: 2667    Replies: 12
"What do you think? This is what they look like..From afar....and the connection..it's not kevlar;) just practice rope.. 1 cm wide I think.. and they are not as tight as they could be so..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by kash
Views: 1831    Replies: 3
"Just two days ago I have seen one of the prettiest girls spinning staff in a long time... everything nice, except- the hand in which she held the staff was always kept to the body- she ..."
Posted: by Wheee
Last Reply: by DarkFyre
Views: 1964    Replies: 10
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Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 1595    Replies: 15
"...your mission should you choose to accept it is to have a play with the GUI I'm building. There's not much there yet (just dragging and dropping text from one pane to another)... but ..."
Posted: by Mr_Chutney
Last Reply: by shen shui
Views: 5099    Replies: 43
"I have been a keen poi thrower ever since I first started reading Spherculism. Up until very recently I had stubbornly refused to add counterweights to my poi, instead only using modes..."
Posted: by _VT_
Last Reply: by simta
Views: 2103    Replies: 12
"I found this cool stuff on a random search. Glowing Rope"
Posted: by Pixie
Last Reply: by Zolgar_the_Insane
Views: 3358    Replies: 20
"We tried using candles and lighters but they were pathetic. Candles kept going out (often enough from having the wick so close), and lighters get too hot. We've found the lantern things..."
Posted: by AgentChesterDesmond
Last Reply: by house_of_mill
Views: 1740    Replies: 6
"So, I was spinning last night with HOP rainbow glow balls and one of them broke. I've only had them for about a month and have only used them a couple times. The molded loop just tore w..."
Posted: by Justabitekai
Last Reply: by Seye
Views: 2002    Replies: 2
"Hello!Ive got a group in berkshire called Red's Caberet, and we're looking to branch out into acrobalance. I am hoping to get some hands on training done soon, but does anyone know of a..."
Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 941    Replies: 2
"Hello all! I've been a bit quiet on HoP recently because I've been busy developing software for the HyperLights. I've just about finished the compiler / USB bit of software that allows ..."
Posted: by Ronopotamus
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 3793    Replies: 14
"I've started to get this problem involving a pain in my chest while i was in Thailand playing alot. Suddenly (usually when quite relaxied, i think) i get this tight feeling in my chest,..."
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