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Posted: by Skatto
Last Reply: by tim_marston
Views: 1220    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: 12761    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: 720    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: 1356    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: 1911    Replies: 8
"How to make poi/staff for using with lycopodium?"
Posted: by dawagnervid
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 2864    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: 1156    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: 15089    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: 1318    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: 2432    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: 5676    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: 1036    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: 4506    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: 1687    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: 5889    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: 1072    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: 987    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: 933    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: 1204    Replies: 2
"Has anyone tried one of these:&lbr;http://fire.trickconcepts.com/tcf-010-06.htm&rbr; 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: 1624    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: 4525    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: 2230    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: 8855    Replies: 72
"has anyone tried / got any opinions on these?http://www.firetoys.co.uk/juggling/Firetoys_Firbre_Pro_contact_Staff.htmlcheersEzra / Quiet"
Posted: by Paragon
Last Reply: by Stone
Views: 1850    Replies: 17
"Not really sure where to put this topic! But anywayhttp://www.voltagehairgel.com/index.htmlThis was boingboinged today, I think there is more than one person on here who might appreciat..."
Posted: by froufrou
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 883    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: 5520    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: 845    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 tryhttp://www.maplin.co.uk/search.aspx?Menu....."
Posted: by Brenn
Last Reply: by pineapple pete
Views: 2503    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: 722    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: 1249    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: 1143    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: 2201    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: 1199    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: 1205    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: 1310    Replies: 10
"http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails.php/264_55_Rainbow_LEDAnd i have these poi at the momenthttp://www.poipoi.info/shop/index.php?crn=1&rn=291&action=show_detailAnd her..."
Posted: by _Poiboy_
Last Reply: by fire_flies
Views: 2427    Replies: 8
"hi everyonei just made a pair of cathedral poi, now i need to make myself some weighted handles for them.i've seen some posts about using wooden balls, but ive tried a pair of those at ..."
Posted: by Frenzie
Last Reply: by Fire_Freak_Burner
Views: 11579    Replies: 33
"Does anyone have a problem with ball chain getting rusty?We have never had any problem with chain, or cable and ive left mine in some of the most undesirable places for metal and never ..."
Posted: by pyrate
Last Reply: by Fire_Freak_Burner
Views: 7671    Replies: 8
"I'm new and months away from being ready to light up, but I'm already pretty confused by the inconsistency of fuel safety information I find. The main fuel safety page linked to on the..."
Posted: by Anthson
Last Reply: by Nicodeamous
Views: 2109    Replies: 12
"Will not burning all the fuel off your fire poi heads ruin or damage them in any way?I was doing a burn with some monkey fist poi and this was their first time being lit on fire. I soak..."
Posted: by kopte4ever
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 2308    Replies: 13
"I.e is there a way of making my flame red or blue.was wondering about putting something like food coloring in the fuel, sounds stupid i know but has anyone else seen it or tried anythin..."
Posted: by mfskarphedin
Last Reply: by TotalEclipse
Views: 1274    Replies: 1
"My friend made us some of those fire orb things (I call them "poi orbs,") and used some pretty small gauge stainless steel wire. They work great, but unfortunately, even with very ging..."
Posted: by wyndsurfr
Last Reply: by wyndsurfr
Views: 2110    Replies: 5
"I have heard tale of super bright led lights being used in glow/sock poi. I would love to get my hands on some of these!!! I saw a fellow at a burn this weekend who had some but i for..."
Posted: by CoOks
Last Reply: by CoOks
Views: 2841    Replies: 9
"Hey guys!I am trying to do my own double pois and I was wondering, do you know what the distance should at least be between the handles and the first head? any ideas. If someone already..."
Posted: by James_Hillyer
Last Reply: by James_Hillyer
Views: 979    Replies: 4
"I bought a staff about 2 weeks ago or so, and have been spinning it. I have dropped it a few times, but nothing unusual, and two of the screws that hold the heads together have sheared ..."
Posted: by blueferret
Views: 750    Replies: 0
"I'm not sure this is the right forum as I dont post here often. Anyway I just moved to seattle from Oregon and was wondering if anyone can tell me anything about the laws involving poi ..."
Posted: by thedykeone
Last Reply: by silly_rilly
Views: 1559    Replies: 18
"im new to posting here, so hi everyone, and sorry for the boring content of this post!im sure this has already been posted somewhere, and i have looked, but couldnt find it!so......i ha..."
Posted: by alphalight
Last Reply: by newgabe
Views: 4806    Replies: 7
"Hi to all there my first time here in your world. I practice the poi since one year learnde it in Ecuador where i saw some crazy techniques and of course really talented people. I'm l..."
Posted: by flamazine
Last Reply: by _Chris_
Views: 2068    Replies: 8
"Does anyone know where I can get paraffin on tap in Manchester? I know one place in Glastonbury, which is fine when I'm visiting the hippies but I could do with finding somewhere in Ma..."
Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by garthy
Views: 950    Replies: 5
"Afternoon all,I'm thinking of getting myself a PDA or Pocket PC some time soon so that I can re-program my HyperLights when I'm out at festivals 'n things. I need something with the fol..."
Posted: by cureme
Last Reply: by Skulduggery
Views: 1923    Replies: 2
"Is it possible to shorten ballchain? If so, is it difficult? By the way I mean shortening with pliers, not with wraps...Thanks"
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