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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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. ..."
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"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..."
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"(*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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"...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 ..."
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"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..."
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"I found this cool stuff on a random search. Glowing Rope"
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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 "
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"How to make poi/staff for using with lycopodium?"
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"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..."
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"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. ..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"Can anyone help me? Please tell me the secrets of the Moonblaze Wrap?? Anyone? Im DYING to figure this one out... "
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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 ..."
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"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 ..."
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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"has anyone tried / got any opinions on these?http://www.firetoys.co.uk/juggling/Firetoys_Firbre_Pro_contact_Staff.htmlcheersEzra / Quiet"
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