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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"I've staffed (?) for a little while now and am looking into buying a concentrate staff. It's really nice that they are demountable, but what about build quality? Do they glap when spun?..."
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"Just got back from the hardware store, with everything (I think...) to make my first fire torches (fire eating, blowing etc....) Basically, 14 inch long, 1/8 inch thick wooden dowels, t..."
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"Hi Everyone,As an experienced fire-eater Ive tried many torches and wicks but can't seem to find anything between my own custom cotton torches and my Kevlar type torches. I need someth..."
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"Has anyone seen or used these before? http://www.firewhip.com/poi.html <-- Third poi down. Named "Wrapper Poi")Its an interesting concept and i was just wondering wether they are rev..."
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"Im going to make a set of fire staffs, first time ive done it so im a bit clueless.im going to use aliminium tubing, 20mm diameter and 3mm wall thickness, but most suppliers around me o..."
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"Hi,I'm kinda new poier ; I ve discovered it recently and it s awesome. I ve been practising allready quite a lot and I wanna make a fire whick, but where do I find Kevlar???? In what ki..."
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"Most of the time I just keep quiet and brush them off as bad experiences etc. but I think that here would be a good place to share and get opinions!Ive met and danced with a fair amoun..."
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"Earlier this month, I ordered three of Neon Husky's poi glowballs, one each of white, blue, and purple. They arrived this past wednesday, a little over a week after being shipped out.Fi..."
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"Im going to be making a few staffs for myself, and i am just wondering how much kevlar wick is used per head before i go out and buy in from the HoP store.The heads im making are:1. 4 i..."
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" One night when bored i burned off some fuel i had for an RC airplain i had. It was some type of oil and said 15% nitro on it. I burned it on the gorund and it lit very similarly to ke..."
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" I just wanted to find out if any of you had ever experimented with color(s) of the flame. I recall from a chemistry class that if you add metals/elements to the flame they burn up i..."
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"soz for the newbie question but er are fyre poi a lot heavyer than tennis ball poi??, (i assume so)"
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"Anyone who has seen the video for Cirque Du Soliel's show Alegria should recognise Karl Sanft as the polynesian fire staff spinner.If you haven't seen it, then I recommend it.I have wat..."
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"im thinking im just going buy buy arround 10 ft. of 25mm kevlar rope from HOP, whats the best way to go about making snake poi? Thinking this might be enough to make 2 sets of 2 for a r..."
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"I made a makeshift rope dart after going to Falmouth 3 and getting a couple of lessons from Durbs (cheers mate!). Wanted to turn it into a fire version so that I can practise with it un..."
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"if you took a small tube of any material, preferably one of some strength, and had an LED at each end with a power source in the middle, and connected to each end of the small tube was ..."
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"I couldnt find anything really talking about this, and I want to try it and thought Id see if anyone had some experience to suggest...Everyone knows about steel wool. I don't really car..."
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"okay, so i've got the design to make my own tail poi, and the catch is that i've already been to 6 fabric stores around where i live, and none of them carry uv reactive ripstop nylon. (..."
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"soo...i'm about to make a config for samurize (Samurize Homepage). hmm.. thats not the point. but first i've to make a desktop picture. i'm thinking of mostly white and some light blu..."
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"ok, here is something I often want to do given the fact that my digital camera can take .mov files - I want to take movies using the potrait direction (ie vertical), but would then need..."
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"Hey, have any of you ever spun fire with a chemical mixture added onto the wicking?Have any of you heard of it?I ran across a website where a few people were doing it - green fire, purp..."
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"OK!My fire spinning book just arrived from HoP (YAY)i was just flicking through it cause i am at work and dont have time for a full on read.In the book it suggests that your metal parts..."
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"there are all these fire poi/glowstick pics that looks awesome with huge trails... is it because they are spinning them so fast or is it just long exposure?"
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"Well you've prob been asked this tonnes but was just gonna ask a quicky.....I'm considering doing my first fire spinning sesh at the weekend and have read all the fire safety and fuel g..."
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"I'm looking for parts in the London area to make some firestaffs/staves (sp?). Have looked around a few places like B&Q, Homebase, a local woodyard, a local gardening centre, etc. I..."
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"I was sitting here at work and then i thought to myself.Exactly what IS fire? i mean its overly obvious that fire is an energy.But what exactly do you say when you want to describe fire..."
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"I recently saw a fire spinner who had two poi-like looking tools, yet the fire went all the way up the chain!?! Has anyone seen these tools for sale online anywhere? They are quite the ..."
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"I've been playing around with different grip designs for the last couple of years and have decided to try out a wrist harness with attached finger loops. Everything else I have tried so..."
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"i saw someone with some micro-lights (RAV'N lights actually) hooked up inside two whiffle balls. any idea how best to connect these, so that the light is stable inside the ball and ach..."
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"This has most definately been posted, but i tried to find it and no luck, but where is a place that i can order/buy parts for LED poi, or high power LED poi preconstructed. I want to ma..."
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"sorry I keep dragging this thread up again - BUT :I keep practising with pio in the back garden that look like this:""Fingers-string-weight-long tail""and i'm finding it quite hard. All..."
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"greetings, i think my subject header says it all, but i'll try to expand my question.i've really wanted to get some tailed poi that is uv reactive, but have not been able to find any th..."
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"Hello,I've been eating fire for a year now. I've used Ultra pure lamp oil and Coleman white gas. Both work well. The question is, which fuel is the *least* toxic to use?I find that w..."
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"Hey,I've been spinning for just a little while now (since Xmas), but have noticed that most people, when using poi at night go for either the glowsticking option, the fire option, or ha..."
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"Is there any chance we could get RSS feeds working for the forums? I've seen a number of others provide RSS feeds for the latest posts in all, or selected topics. It'd be really nice to..."
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"K u guys... i have a show coming up and in the show i have a stage fire bowl... what can I throw into the bowl that will make the fire go poof... u know what i mean... when u throw som..."
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