Login/Join to Participate " Hi I just recently bought my first poi after a couple of sessions testing it.Aaaand im pretty much in love. The only poi availiable here in Oslo (except fire poi's) was the Kiwi poi.The..." " ok, i bought my new fire staff 2days ago and it has already started to fray around 1 of the wicks, i have done about 30 odd burns wiv it... is this the problem?? or is it something else..." Posted: 1st Jul 2005 by Joshay Views: 1831 Replies: 15 " Evenin ladies and gents.I am a juggle, born a juggler, shall die a juggler.Now, many jugglers out there have crossed the problem that i am about to explain so i thought i'd bring it up ..." Last Reply: 14th Jul 2005 by flid Views: 1899 Replies: 4 " canon have just launched a new site designed to teach the basics of digital slr photography:canon digital slr beginner's guidei know a few of you have got one :greeneyedmonsteremerges: ..." " I've been fire-twirling four about two years now, and the friend that got me into in just got a new toy- a magnesium strobe. It's a largish (about 3 inches diameter) hollow sphere or gl..." Posted: 16th May 2005 by Mynci Last Reply: 12th Jul 2005 by Cody Views: 1534 Replies: 11 " Hello, just started learning to juggle blindfolded and have managed 30 catches Not bad I think for 1 day of trying, although sat listening to my drumming class playing african djemba he..." " Hi,I was wondering if anyone here in the UK had made chain maille.I thought people might have because it would look good to wear while spinning fire.I've made a bit, but I can only get ..." Posted: 28th May 2005 by ig Last Reply: 10th Jul 2005 by d-eye Views: 2304 Replies: 11 " Ok so I am new to this, just purchase my first poi and staff.My garden is rather small and has a lot of decking! So where do I go, we have alot of public grasslands around and fields, ..." " Has anyone come across or used Akrobat light poi? came across them on a german site here .They look as if they may be similar to aerotech, but cheaper. Also i cant speak german so a tr..." Last Reply: 5th Jul 2005 by coleman Views: 1285 Replies: 1 " Hey alljust checkin for the colours of flames.Could anyone give me the name/component that makes the flames a certain colour??Id like to go for blue especially, if thats possibleOh and ..." Posted: 18th Jun 2005 by mtbeer Last Reply: 3rd Jul 2005 by flid Views: 4519 Replies: 23 " Lately I've been doing a lot of wick grab moves. Either for direction changes or just a little excitement. After a couple sessions I inevitably have little second degree burns all over ..." Posted: 1st Jul 2005 by juusan Views: 1668 Replies: 1 " hey all,I recently picked up a pair of these streetlight poi:http://flowtoys.com/p_flowpoiduo.htmlin hopes of getting effects like these:http://www.templeofpoi.com/photogallery/gtw03.ht..." " I've been spinning for about 1 year now, and I seem to have trouble finding staffs that don't die on me. I had a really great one that got nicked, but I can't remember where I got it fr..." Last Reply: 25th Jun 2005 by strugz Views: 1401 Replies: 3 " http://www.k8malabares.com.ar/this website is in spanish and has little or no information.it does however have photos of what look very much like reverse engineered aerotech juggling eq..." " helloi use paraffin for poi, but living in the UK and having recently moved to the middle of nowhere where paraffin isnt easy (impossible in fact) to come by, i was wondering about petr..." " Bonj!Can anyone give me some advice? I've been poiing for about two months now. I now have fire poi and use those whenever I'm outdoors, even to practice so I get the weighting right. ..." " Hi all, loking for a way to colour my oil to produce green, red and blue flames. Im in the uk, has anybody got any info on what I need to do and where I can get "colourings"?Cheers all!..." Posted: 17th Jun 2005 by juusan Last Reply: 17th Jun 2005 by juusan Views: 2356 Replies: 11 " I've spent the morning digging through the HOP archives and haven't found what I'm looking for, so here's a question for you all:what's the best/strongest/comfiest way to make leather g..." Posted: 8th Jun 2005 by Shu Views: 1676 Replies: 10 " Ice-E FyreStorm uses these two fuel based candle lighters, dubbed the BIG RED CANDLES, when lighting toys!Stevo, Bun and I bought them at a second hand store, I have absolutely NO ide..." Last Reply: 15th Jun 2005 by marco Views: 3736 Replies: 5 " i found some natural lamp-oil here (no parrafine stuff)... the sellsman says it can be swallowed safely (the body can take it all, just like olive-oil) though if you take too much you c..." " I have found lots of contradicting statements...i am new to fire, i live in the US, and i'm looking for a fuel that's relativly safe and easy to get, that i can just mess around with..." Last Reply: 15th Jun 2005 by Catsmio Views: 1737 Replies: 13 " When I first starting spinning with my friends they were definatly longer then my arm and when I made my own they were a good length as well.I like the feel of length and the radial loo..." " hi everyonei've been thinking about making some poi with tails that would look really cool in the daytime. i was wondering what is the maximum length you culd have before they just get ..." Last Reply: 12th Jun 2005 by Gherkin Views: 2560 Replies: 24 " im not sure if this is the right location for this post.. theres a venue here in dublin that regularly invites fire & glow performers. however, they dont like to have their entrance..." Last Reply: 10th Jun 2005 by .Morph. Views: 1286 Replies: 1 " where can i get my hands on these they are intense.PLease help! " Posted: 8th Jun 2005 by Rev Last Reply: 9th Jun 2005 by Rev Views: 1455 Replies: 6 " I want to find the pieces for tube about the size of a glowstck, only with a screw on liquid tight cap.. my dad tried to be really helpful and bring me a ton of glowsticks from the rig..." " Wherever I go, I see that everyone uses completely different set ups for their fire poi.What do you prefer?(if 'Other', please specify)" " I saw a new glow staff design from the Balls-u-like stall at the Strawberry fair at the weekend. Long plastic tube and see through grip. Detachable ends for easy exchange. Different set..." Last Reply: 4th Jun 2005 by mech Views: 2613 Replies: 19 " hello spinners & pyros, i am in the process of preparing a new fire staff as a gift. however, i wish to attatch flags to the ends of the staff around the wick. i want to do this in ..." Last Reply: 4th Jun 2005 by Seb Views: 2381 Replies: 8 " I have recently invested in a set of mood balls from Maplin's for only 15 quid. When put in tights they make really quite cool poi , they slowly change colour as they spin . . . and as..." Last Reply: 4th Jun 2005 by Ifrit Views: 2089 Replies: 10 " well... i've been spinning with glowsticks & shoestrings... and now I want to buy some poi from this site... but in December or something like that when Malcom put special offers hehehe..." Posted: 29th May 2005 by Ex3v Views: 971 Replies: 6 " Hello!I'm new in here, and, to be honest, I don't know where to write that question, so I'm writing it right here I'm performing POI from one year.I want to do something extra with my c..." Posted: 20th Apr 2005 by Kupsch Views: 865 Replies: 7 " Hello, i was reading the thread on what fuel everyone uses, i myself am partial to using parrafin...but i always find that it lasts a really short time, and doesnt give off a strong fla..." Last Reply: 28th May 2005 by coleman Views: 1314 Replies: 14 " I've been looking into what else there is out there in the world of glow poi, and something's struck me as a little odd. I've found roughly 10 different solutions being sold in numerous..." Last Reply: 27th May 2005 by flid Views: 4761 Replies: 26 " Hey folks,any idea on fire-proof materials i can make grips out of?i already melted one pair of nylon grips using my snakes, which granted was aa rare occurence, but it could happen aga..." Posted: 31st May 2001 by Twist Last Reply: 26th May 2005 by Durbs Views: 4019 Replies: 40 " I noticed something was said about breakdancing in the "dance" thread...Breakdancing (B-Boying)is big in Seattle right now. We had a nationwide competition a few weeks ago and it was t..." Posted: 20th May 2005 by Sniper Last Reply: 20th May 2005 by Sniper Views: 2017 Replies: 2 " Anyone know where i can get hold of some matrix print fabric?caught the 'make your own toys' bu today and new mission is to make some flags to match my cyber stuff" Last Reply: 20th May 2005 by Durbs Views: 1048 Replies: 2 " Post deleted by Hexagonic" Last Reply: 19th May 2005 by d-eye Views: 1503 Replies: 5 " hey.ive had trouble getting a wider variety of metal for my various firey and circus creations. the range at bunnings is VERY limited and im not sure where else to go.my question is th..." Posted: 16th May 2005 by Ry Last Reply: 18th May 2005 by ado-p Views: 1227 Replies: 7 " Just need to clarify some stuff. Any help would be much appreciated. TIA.1. Does KevlarTM Glass Fibre splinter? (those tiny shards which some ice hockey sticks or fireblankets give)2. G..." " I took me ages to get the hang of ordinary clubs - took lots of tips from here, earned lots of bruised hands (well.. actually the same two, over and over again).. lots of crashing noise..." Posted: 18th Jul 2003 by Paddy Views: 10996 Replies: 65 " I've seen this done in a few videos, including Nick's first video (found somewhere on his site). I presume that it's done by pouring fuel on the ground before the performance and ligh..." Posted: 11th May 2005 by Avikus Views: 1183 Replies: 11 " Hi! I'm very new to poi and I want to really beginning training at this... so I was looking at the thing for sell of this syte ... should I buy myself the dvd that teach you the basic a..." " I am on an LED poi MISSION at the moment. Its getting obsessive. Ive found a supplier for 'streetlights' in the UK (tho you have to order in quantity) Ive used these before - very brigh..." Posted: 22nd Jun 2003 by Jo Views: 5875 Replies: 30 " website gone.... The pics are in my gallery now.Jo. <img border="0" alt="&lbr;Smoking&rbr;" title="" src="graemlins/ubbsmokinvegas.gif" />" Posted: 5th Jan 2001 by Rain Last Reply: 10th May 2005 by Gnor Views: 6371 Replies: 58 " what are flags? what sort of things can be done with them? how can they be made? and lastly this may be a stupid question but is there such a thing as fire flags? please give me an idea..." Last Reply: 5th May 2005 by Shu Views: 1678 Replies: 4 " Hey folks, I have a big ol' favor to ask.SO, I know the plethora of fuels people use. My troupe uses straight white gas, lots use kerosene, and there are many, many others.Well... here..." Last Reply: 2nd May 2005 by vanize Views: 4860 Replies: 43 " Today I went through the process of conditioning the wicks on some lovely new toys.. poi and devil sticks. I'd remembered doing it years ago, and our local Gooble shop had a whole inf..." Posted: 4th Feb 2005 by Gavino Last Reply: 29th Apr 2005 by bigme Views: 2176 Replies: 10 " Hey all,After asking about paraffin at B&Q, they offered me Parasene. I didn't think to ask about an MSDS and haven't managed to find one on the net. The labelling mentions kerosene..."