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"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 ..."
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"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..."
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"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?~"
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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????"
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"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 ..."
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" 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..."
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"Right, I've said it about twice now, but I'll be doing a comparison with a few different fuels for Fire Breathing. I want to know what kind of things people would like to have us record..."
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"Right, I just tried to light up one of my torches after soaking it with my boric acid/paint thinner combination. I was under the assumption that paint thinner was along the same lines a..."
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"So I see plenty of fly poi videos using sock POI. I've done a search.. but only see the suggestion "Use long socks"I am looking for a bit more detail. Most sock POIers seem to be UK or ..."
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"Can anybody help me locate a post about fire photography and exposure time. I've looked at the HOP guidelines page but that's not it. It was an example of all the different exposure tim..."
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"what's the best music for you to spin fire??i enjoy a lot african drums when i'm spinning fire, what genders do you like the most??"
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"All righty, I'm considering grabbing up some of the new oval link chain they got here on hop.My question is, are swivels really a necessity? I've been playing around with some poi that..."
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"Ciao, poisters italiani!My boyfriend is about to head off again to Italy - last year he tried to buy paraffin for his fire poi but got a bit stuck, since there seem to be several differ..."
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"I just bought a pair of Monkeyfist poi from this site, but it doesnt say what the core is made out of. Does anybody know?"
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"Has anyone seen the light-stik by feral tech up close or in action or own one? http://www.glowgadgets.co.uk/Light_StiK_twirling.htm Looks cool, wonder if anyone has reviewed them or not..."
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"Hello all,For a while now, I've been working on some software to simulate glow toys. It got a bit of a kick from the disucssion over here , and now the first version is ready... Hopeful..."
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"Yeah, yeah, I did an exhaustive search and found scattered information on meteors but it seems to me that "meteors" is the ghost toy of firetwirling. Some people claim to have seen the..."
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"http://www.mutace.com/Recice2/recice13.html . "
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"I was wondering if I wrap a wooden staff with aluminum tape, would that be sufficient to prevent the wood from lighting on fire. I'm aware that eventually, the wood probably will still ..."
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"so, if any of you out there are old school, like me, and use towel...those fun burns that the metal gives you when you wrap can be even better! when you make your wicks, just leave enou..."
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"Just received my order for 100 glowsticks from ebay today. They were only 7 so I cant complain.They are quite long (cant be bothered to fetch a ruler) I dunno maybe 17". And very thin ..."
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"Who here has information on the Neon Husky clear staff? Also I want to know if there are any like products. Specifically the information I need is: Diamater of the staffRelative weight ..."
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"My friend is just starting to learn fire poi in Halifax Nova Scotia and can't find Paraffin. any help would be appreciated. she should sign up here soon too.thanks!"
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"Please please please don't refer me to other posts. I really need to know the best type of bolt to put through some cathedral wicks and where I can aquire them. Or can someone give me a..."
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"Hey i'm new here. This has probs been asked heaps of times but i'm too lazy to check. Just wondering what information you can give me on making new sticks. I am aware of all the kevl..."
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"I'm looking for something that does allot of light, works on batteries and doesn't need to be replaced.http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails.php/fire/155/poi/37I've looked on the..."
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"Hello. First let me warn you I'm new to the hobby of poi, with, or without fire.Last night was the third time I used fire to date, and after seeing how quickly my towel wicks weakened, ..."
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"I just made a torch and I was wondering how big everyone else makes theirs (or the ones they use)Mine measured out to be 2.5 inches long by 1.5 inches wide at the widest point, in a 'do..."
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"Ok, i'm confused I understand backwards and forwards weave.But BTB..If you take a forwards weave and then transition to BTB, is that a BTB forwards or backwards weave? I seem to have s..."
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"after you allow for distance from the wick to the handle/joints, there's only about a difference of a foot available, but for me the appeal is in its ability to be compacted, and the fa..."
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"After initially planning on making my own monkey fists i've decided it's not gonna cost me much more and is going to be much less hassle just to buy a set from our wonderful HOP shop. ..."
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"For those who use beanbags as poi weight, which beans do you find to be the lightest? I need to make big bags soon, and want to keep them as light as possible. I'm currently using lenti..."
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"for those of u who dont know this move its like alternating the beats of your poi so that the poi hit at different parts onn a giant imaginary clock. like 12-6, 1:30-7:30 so on and so f..."
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"My friend is currently making me a twirling costume for preformances.While the pants are purely cotton, the top is a mixture of cotton and polyester (i think 80% cotton and 20% polyeste..."
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"has anyone used/had a chance to see them in action? opinons, money burning hole in pockets syndrome"
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"My fire troupe have been working on a few acro - balances etc like standing on each other and forming a human pyramid. We then get thrown a staff each (or doubles if you are on the top)..."
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" So I learned a bit of poi in Costa Rica from a wonderful woman who learned it in Thailand. We'd been practicing with extremely high tech tennis balls and string. So now I'm back in C..."
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"I am sure that alot of us have played with using different coloured flames. The one I have used most is boric acid mixed with metho to create a bright green flame. I think that, and usi..."
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"It seems to me that, by consensus, the best fuel for firespinning is Juggleart's Firewater. That is not available over here in the UK so the next best thing seems to be Shellsol TK.I..."
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"I have been trying to find the name of a Japanese (I believe) weapon. It is like the standard Fire Poi, a long ball chain, say about 3/4 - 1 metre, but it has a 3-4 Inch blade on the en..."
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"I do alot of workshops for kids and need alot of equipment but cant afford expensive gear, has anyone got any ideas on making poi, clubs, juggling balls, staff, devil stick etc "
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"I was at wallyworld(walmart) last night looking around at different fuels. Their coleman fuel didn't say anything on it about what it was made of or anything of that sort, which in my ..."
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"first question... has anyone else tried this?I tried it for the first time last night, and thought it was really fun, kind of a neat alternate workout. I havn't actually gotton to a sk..."
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"I love doing the burnoff thing with the staff where you spin it and get a big whoosh but is there an equivalent move for poi?I have tried spinning it like a cowboy rope... hard to exp..."
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"greetings (my first post)I've been practicing for a bout a month and a week or so, using a light and a rather heavy poi set (ball and chain, self constructed). An idea came to me to mak..."
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"Finally got myself a pair of Malcolm's really wicked "Wolf's Revenge" poi. The cable seems to swing a bit differently from the chains I normally use. Actually had quite a blast them un..."
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"I just saw glow sticks at asda. they do them like earrings (little sticks an inch long, fof 1) and then larger ones that i haven't unwrapped that i guess are about 4 inches long, also ..."
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"hi this is a good way of making bright hot fire headsthanks for Kadaragretshttp://www.firesouls.de/files/board_files/Poi_Knoten.zip"
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