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Posted: by Red_RaveN
Last Reply: by Cody
Views: 2730    Replies: 12
"What do you think? This is what they look like..From afar....and the'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: 1970    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: 1982    Replies: 10
Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 1629    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: 5437    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: 2245    Replies: 12
"I found this cool stuff on a random search. Glowing Rope"
Posted: by Pixie
Last Reply: by Zolgar_the_Insane
Views: 3594    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: 1888    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: 2055    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: 1170    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: 4325    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,..."
Posted: by Poibabe
Last Reply: by Mr_Nenderful
Views: 5905    Replies: 10
"I'm total skint and i spin poi i have brought 2 pairs of poi and have made my own.I'm really interested in staff, metor and club twirling. does anyone know how to make these, without 2 ..."
Posted: by Charlie Fox
Last Reply: by Neon_Shaolin
Views: 1298    Replies: 5
"Greetings all,I've noticed in my travels many many different kinds of staff handles.From bare metal, to masking tape, duct tape, insulation tape (guilty) Bound leather, Hop Style with b..."
Posted: by Mireneye
Last Reply: by Mireneye
Views: 3435    Replies: 14
"For some months now I have really wanted to get myself a pair of glowy and fancy LED poi. At first I was going for the pretty expensive but as I hear, extreamly good Aerotechs. But, jus..."
Posted: by Wheee
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 5875    Replies: 30
"Anyone ever tried this?What I'm thinking is a staff with ends covered in the stuff that strike-anywhere matches use (phosphor?). You could then light your staff by striking on the groun..."
Posted: by Skatto
Last Reply: by tim_marston
Views: 1370    Replies: 6
"Yep, I admit it; in fact, I'll scream it from the rooftops I'm a newbie! But I thought that it would be better to embarrass myself and ask reasonably silly questions, than to never ..."
Posted: by pitman
Last Reply: by UnscrupulousChavOffersFoot
Views: 13290    Replies: 64
"i have been told that if you use wire wool on you poi then they will give off sparks,is this true?if yes how do you do it and whats the best stuff to use?nice one "
Posted: by Omen
Views: 1041    Replies: 0
"Hi, i want to get a custum fire lasso made for a friend and the retailer has asked me about length and width of rope. now i have no idea what she uses and seeing how its ment to be a su..."
Posted: by scaryhookman
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 1456    Replies: 6
"Ok, so I've been playing around with putting massive wicks on staves for 6 months or so, and I thought I'd start sharing my findings with the HoP world. I'd also be interested to find o..."
Posted: by Teraphim
Last Reply: by Teraphim
Views: 2219    Replies: 8
"How to make poi/staff for using with lycopodium?"
Posted: by dawagnervid
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 3375    Replies: 10
"I have a Concentrate Staff, which totally kicks ass, but I'm looking for something a little heavier - but I also want something that breaks down or gets easy to carry. Has anyone out th..."
Posted: by blahblahfish
Last Reply: by Imbalance
Views: 1383    Replies: 7
"I have used my cathedral wicks (purchased from oddballs in Camden) for many years... about 4 years. They have served me well. I take care of them.. they have never had water on them. ..."
Posted: by aares
Last Reply: by MikeIcon
Views: 16999    Replies: 14
"First, I wanted to say 'hi' to everyone. I have been reading this site for a while now, and the things that you people do with fire is amazing. Anways, I am most intrigued with fire bre..."
Posted: by wyldmajik
Last Reply: by ElectricBlue
Views: 1611    Replies: 3
"MY partner and I want to start wearing masks when we perform. t i was wondering if anyone had any tips of things we should look out for if we are going to start spinning while wearing ..."
Posted: by Nollykin
Last Reply: by faith enfire
Views: 2743    Replies: 6
"Hi guys! I recently obtained an extra set of blue LED poi, and want to buy some socks. I was looking at getting white ones, as I know they ship as blue balls with white socks, but then ..."
Posted: by sightfuleyes
Last Reply: by sightfuleyes
Views: 6113    Replies: 11
"Hello, this is my first time posting here. A friend of mine reffered me to here. If this is not the right place for a question like this, I apologize. A few weeks ago I was attending..."
Posted: by AgentChesterDesmond
Last Reply: by MikefromGlos
Views: 1216    Replies: 6
"So I finally spun fire for the first time on New Years Eve and It was an amazing experience. Just wondering... how does everyone out there stores their wicks after using them? Any sugge..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by acidchild
Views: 4908    Replies: 38
"Which different poi have you/do you own? (in historical order)glowballz -broke so sent back (were crap)football socks with tennis balls in poi poi cobra 2-crap so threw the handles and..."
Posted: by GeminiTrix
Last Reply: by faith enfire
Views: 1830    Replies: 10
"Can anyone help me? Please tell me the secrets of the Moonblaze Wrap?? Anyone? Im DYING to figure this one out... "
Posted: by avivsworld
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 7193    Replies: 4
"I'm doing a new years gig, and I wanted to know what fuel I could use which would burn the longest. I'm currently using citronella oil, which gives me about 2 minutes burn time, but i w..."
Posted: by psymad
Last Reply: by Sym
Views: 1329    Replies: 1
"does any one on here have a set and if so how good are they ?? as been thinking of getting a set but am worried that they may brake or i will have problems with em .not very cheap to re..."
Posted: by Meeko_Kiddo
Last Reply: by Geeza
Views: 1189    Replies: 5
"I have a pair of fabric poi, and its really bugging me because I still get the tails tangled... getting better at it but not quite there. My question is... what would you all recommend ..."
Posted: by Red_RaveN
Views: 1002    Replies: 0
"Do you think or have you tried making monkeyfists so that there are two next to each other? When you make one then you make another fist on the rope sticking out, as close to the first ..."
Posted: by acidchild
Last Reply: by acidchild
Views: 1387    Replies: 2
"Has anyone tried one of these:&lbr;; They look relly nice but, Are they any good for contact? And do they hold up well? I'd also like to ..."
Posted: by TinyMonster
Last Reply: by TinyMonster
Views: 1789    Replies: 2
"I am planning on having a pair of fire fans made for me by a friend, but I need to have all the specifications known before that can happen.I've searched through some of the other threa..."
Posted: by arashi
Last Reply: by Yakumo
Views: 4736    Replies: 23
"well. let me start by agreeing with knagi- DON'T use straight coleman fuel, as it is HIGHLY EXPLOSIVE! mix it in with lamp oil as this will make it a heavier molecule, less vapour. plus..."
Posted: by jaysus
Last Reply: by Twisthem488
Views: 2245    Replies: 8
"Hi does anyone have any ideas about how to make an LED staff I thought of makeing a staff and somehow sticking LED sticks on the ends instead of wicks Any I..."
Posted: by quiet
Last Reply: by Mynci
Views: 9336    Replies: 72
"has anyone tried / got any opinions on these? / Quiet"
Posted: by Paragon
Last Reply: by Stone
Views: 2026    Replies: 17
"Not really sure where to put this topic! But anyway was boingboinged today, I think there is more than one person on here who might appreciat..."
Posted: by froufrou
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 946    Replies: 3
"little bit frustrating, everytime I do a show and the wind is to hard, I can't start the new oiled pows easily. can anybody help me with the knowledge about oil?oil that last a bit lon..."
Posted: by bradhorn
Last Reply: by Mireneye
Views: 5903    Replies: 21
"i am puting a lot of posts up here but i have lost o questions! weeewhere do i buy Aerotechs? i did a google search but NO RESULTS i feel like i can't use the internet properlyalso any ..."
Posted: by Boring Induvidual
Last Reply: by Neon_Shaolin
Views: 921    Replies: 2
"I have made a pretty cool discovery...Instead of buying your glow balls from *insert juggling shop name here* for 10 bucks a shot, why not try"
Posted: by Brenn
Last Reply: by pineapple pete
Views: 2926    Replies: 12
"I've seen several threads about fire gloves for catching poi heads or for putting out fire toys, but i was interested in pure performance gloves.Instead of having 'flame hands' i was le..."
Posted: by pitman
Last Reply: by Hiltunen
Views: 801    Replies: 6
"im going to finalnd in a few weeks and would like to know what fule can i get when im there? because if im askin for one thing and its called another i will be screwd.thanks"
Posted: by .draevon
Last Reply: by Stone
Views: 1643    Replies: 1
"Hi everyone,I'm going to be heading to Beijing in mid-december to make an attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record for Highest Fire Breathe as a part of a Guinness Awards Ceremony ..."
Posted: by .Morph.
Views: 1372    Replies: 0
"If you're after making your own wooden peg stilts here's a nifty design. "
Posted: by Real_Zeke
Last Reply: by MikefromGlos
Views: 2296    Replies: 15
"As for myself i only use pure non smoking lampoil. I have never tried anything else, so i guess this is also what i prefer to use /Zeke"
Posted: by borganique
Last Reply: by princessc
Views: 1504    Replies: 1
"i had a search through and the existing threads weren't helpful on the construction side so...could anyone who has made or used fire fans please help me with ideas, problems they've enc..."
Posted: by Boring Induvidual
Last Reply: by Yakumo
Views: 1291    Replies: 3
"I recently bought one of the firetoys contact staffs, which is fantastic apart from the fact that the grip pulls out great chunks of my hair everytime I do neck rolls. Now I could reall..."
Posted: by Chris369
Last Reply: by kash
Views: 1652    Replies: 10
" i have these poi at the moment her..."
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