Login/Join to Participate Last Reply: 5th Jan 2005 by Dom Views: 1214 Replies: 1 " Yes, I know this type of topic has been made alot, and I know im a noob I'm not looking to find some good music to spin too - I was just interested to see what other type of music peop..." Last Reply: 5th Jan 2005 by tadpole Views: 2889 Replies: 12 " I tried to do a search, cause i figured alot of people have asked this, but couldn't really find what i was looking for. i was wondering how i can make my burns last longer. any help wo..." Posted: 29th Dec 2004 by mtbeer Last Reply: 4th Jan 2005 by Gri-gri Views: 2640 Replies: 7 " I did a Durbs but didn't see any "how to" threads. so....Anyone out there using hybrid wicks?These are definitely my favorite type of wick now. They are easy to make, less expensive tha..." Posted: 28th Nov 2001 by Gruff Views: 1965 Replies: 12 " Anybody out there do astrojax?I just got a set and ive got the basics and all the tricks on the website and the instructions, but need more!! more!! MORE!!!Apparently they were REALLY b..." " aight people, take a look at the fire blanked, it says its not combustable to temp. exeding 900 degrees C.blankets absorb liquid really well because their fluffy like..... why dont you..." " ...is the name of the glowstaff I've just finished making. It's rechargeable, has 46 superbright LEDs in, and is a svelte 20mm diameter. It's bright enough to hurt your eyes in a well l..." Last Reply: 20th Dec 2004 by native Views: 1765 Replies: 7 " Welp, the title line should say it all.So... I just read somethin in the staff moves section.. Phuzz, I think?Anyways... any of you(all) got advice or ideas for making a fire cross?I as..." Last Reply: 18th Dec 2004 by Jeunau Views: 897 Replies: 1 " I play with poi,staff etc but have now started into the world of whips (and pain when I ****up!). I also make them now as well, partly coz they too expencive for me to buy......anyway I..." " Two words: Luxeon StarOne price: $17.99these leds are as bright as flashlights, even brighter than flashlights (electric torches)Anyone making glow poi should use these.these are the k..." Last Reply: 11th Dec 2004 by marco Views: 2349 Replies: 11 " I'm looking for fire poi with double wicks like the ones here (not the monkeyfists), preferrably with VERY cheap delivery, like on HOP, I would've bought from HOP, but I REALLY hate wi..." " Hey I was just wondering I have seen a few pictures of beaming poi in use but I have never seen anyone use them around where I live. I was thinking about buying my own pair but I wanna ..." Last Reply: 10th Dec 2004 by mech Views: 2828 Replies: 19 " i realy need help getting good pics, any tips u can give me other than buying a new cam?" Last Reply: 9th Dec 2004 by Stone Views: 1142 Replies: 2 " So Im getting a set of spinning clubs and have been looking at the Dube Klassic set:http://www.unicycle.com/shopping/shopexd.asp?id=692Im pretty much set on these so Im really just look..." Last Reply: 8th Dec 2004 by MEERCAT Views: 1209 Replies: 3 " Sorry if this stuff has been covered before but im pretty new to the site.Im looking for the best glowpoi around for about 30quid, although with xmas comin up a 50 quid stretch is well ..." Posted: 6th Dec 2004 by Izte Last Reply: 6th Dec 2004 by Izte Views: 861 Replies: 3 " Hi. Has anybody here made fans by himself? " Last Reply: 6th Dec 2004 by Izte Views: 1129 Replies: 4 " Anyone know of any good music/songs that match the middle ages and/or the renaissance they found to work well with poi?" " This may not be the right post for this so I am going to also post it under another topic. in the COL5 preview click about 4-5 seconds in there a spark or lights then fire explosion be..." Last Reply: 3rd Dec 2004 by marco Views: 10504 Replies: 37 " Im planning on making a new staff soon that will be far superior to my current one which is made from Aluminium (I think)I was planning on sticking with Al and have just learnt that put..." Posted: 2nd Dec 2004 by native Last Reply: 2nd Dec 2004 by mech Views: 2774 Replies: 9 " ok i orderd a new fire staff from this site a few days ago.and i am just looking forward to its arival.. but i also know it is going to have a taperd handle. wich to me sounds like a re..." " do fire whips frey at the end?" Posted: 13th Aug 2001 by Pele Last Reply: 1st Dec 2004 by coleman Views: 2727 Replies: 11 " Not so long ago I did a show that was for a sucky audience. A part of my fire eating routine deals with fruit and it is the **only** time I use high proof alcohol for anything dealing w..." Last Reply: 1st Dec 2004 by Face_NL Views: 2485 Replies: 9 " Here's a review for Gooble Warming's glowbug poi, as sold on the HOP online shop. I decided to write this for anyone who's debating buying these toys, as there's not alot of info about ..." " Where can I get replacement batteries for my glowbugs? I've heard of some people having problems with theirs, and also, I would like to know where I can find the things so that I'm not ..." Posted: 23rd Nov 2004 by Domino Views: 1589 Replies: 7 " I've looked at other posts and they talk about using flash paper for self lighting poi. I was wondering if it would be possible to dip the wick, then attach some flash paper to the bott..." Posted: 19th Nov 2004 by garthy Last Reply: 22nd Nov 2004 by mo-seph Views: 1972 Replies: 4 " So I've started what I've said I'd do for a while now. Write a poi simulatorI knocked this up.As I've never used opengl before it's a bit of guess work. My 3d Maths is quite vague / ske..." Last Reply: 21st Nov 2004 by fNi Views: 6971 Replies: 32 " When we were having some trouble down by the Seine trying to light up the poi with a disposable lighter, I really missed not having a windproof one.Now, I'm looking at zippos and butane..." Posted: 16th Nov 2004 by devkev Views: 2966 Replies: 5 " I put it out there to find moves with the poi that also look like moves with other toys... apart from obviously swinging clubs and double staffexamples:poi ..." " Yesterday I made a new set of handles for my poi. I wanted some handles that were slightly weighted and easy to catch for doing throws. My socks are wonderful for throws with their bi..." Last Reply: 16th Nov 2004 by Lurch Views: 2364 Replies: 5 " i have been swinging home made led lights and store baught glowsticks &lbr;not to mention spray painted jack chains&rbr; the thing is im thinking of moving up to fire...to those that ar..." " So, I'm going to be making a new set of poi at some point in the next couple of months, and was thinking of wick designs. I'm aiming for a good long burn time, but without having too la..." Last Reply: 9th Nov 2004 by Dom Views: 1272 Replies: 1 " Question: Will I have a problem bringing my used (parafin) fire poi with me travelling to Thailand (or anywhere else for that matter). I'm thinking they detect the remaining fuel and th..." Last Reply: 9th Nov 2004 by vanize Views: 7134 Replies: 21 " I've been thinking about it as I've been trying to eliminate as many links from my poi to try to take out any points of weakness......are swivels needed in fire poi or ropes? I guess u..." Posted: 23rd Oct 2004 by arashi Last Reply: 8th Nov 2004 by simian Views: 2834 Replies: 11 " Why oh why must the bender be so awesome?he's newcular powered.it makes me and my deisel spinner envious.i heard he even has anti-graviton powered boots....IT"S THE VEGEMITE!!!!..oh wel..." Last Reply: 4th Nov 2004 by Phellan Views: 3235 Replies: 21 " So a friend and I are working on a prototype staff and we wanted to make it out of solid aluminum stock. There are reasons we want to make it this way that can not be discussed at this..." " i need to know a way to paint sox so that there are dif colored rings around it and they are neat and not all messy" " I have a wooden staff, with aluminium around the ends for the wicking. The wick was originally screwed in place, but have found that after a few months of use, the end screws no longer..." Posted: 2nd Sep 2004 by Eveish Last Reply: 1st Nov 2004 by Eveish Views: 4274 Replies: 24 " Are there any other wire walkers, or people interested in learning wire walking out there? slack ropes / tight ropes, anything balance, lets chat about it here The first question that I..." " skichristianMember Posts: 132From: Anchorage, Alaska USARegistered: Mar 2001 posted 25 June 2001 10:46 -------------------------------------------------------------------..." " Hi guys,Im about to finish a new vid, and Im getting frame drops during the final compression / export. Its definitely the codec, but I cant sort it out? does anyone have any tips? If i..." Last Reply: 28th Oct 2004 by Dom Views: 1594 Replies: 3 " I am planning on making a set of poi for a friends birthday. She has asked for Monkey Fists. I'm having a problem with it though. I know how to make the monkey fist knot, but i dont ..." Last Reply: 26th Oct 2004 by Amanita Views: 1179 Replies: 6 " Can someone point me in the right direction and provide links to good online stores for supplies and stuff? Thanks!" " Ok, gonna start this by saying I've done the searching, I've read the old posts, I have a pretty good idea what it's all about. I'm not going to ask what it is, or how to do it, or how ..." Posted: 13th Jul 2004 by Twirly Views: 6564 Replies: 34 " Written by: Our designs are continuously updated and rigorously tested to ensure that we remain the standard for high quality Firetoys manufacture. Apparently the poi I bought are the ..." " For fire safety I use Duvatene. Now my question is, does it matter on which side you extinquish your fire- the fuzzy side or the more knitted side of the duvatene?Just wondering..." " I spin fire and glowsticks. Now with my glowstick pois (attached to chains), they are super light, TOO light in weight. Anyone have any tips for adding weight to glow-stick poi?~" " Steel cage filled with magnesium ribbons. =) ::runs to chemistry lab and yanks all magnesium::: Think about it, the brightest light you have ever seen, on poi heads... doing crazy circl..." Last Reply: 11th Oct 2004 by Amanita Views: 2367 Replies: 11 " Okay, here's the situation. I've been invited to perform at my local Pagan Halloween party after a pretty cool glowstick poi performance I gave at our yearly gathering this summer.To th..." Posted: 8th Jan 2003 by rizo Views: 1797 Replies: 7 " i am preparing to do a fire poi show but i need sum ideas of what music to use???? im thinkin drum music but can anyone recommeend any drum music or anything else????" Posted: 28th May 2002 by Knagi Views: 22109 Replies: 44 " Ok I sent my friend to the store to pick up some steel wool for me the other day.. Low and behold it was on sale 2,24 packs for a buck.. so he bought the store out. I now have a nearly ..." Posted: 1st Oct 2004 by Scals Views: 3472 Replies: 2 " I'd like to sell my pair of beaming poi as I just don't use them any more (no garden since moving). They're the kind that can hurt so they're probably better for more experienced spin..."