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"A looooong time ago, I remember seeing an article with instructions for constructing wire cages for towel wicks. I tried searching, but couldn't find it anywhere. Can anyone point me in..."
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"Hi all....Now I know about the search function but I dont know what an all wick poi is called....I have a small problem cause I want to make pois that are all wick exept a handle ( with..."
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"Okay I'm looking to make some hand grips since the poi I plan on using are much heavier then what I'm used to. Plus I tried out a pair and I felt much more comfortable with them then w..."
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"I got my cathedral heads for my birthday in late January, and have only lit them up about 6 times so far.I have tried to look after them as suggested here, but I noticed last night that..."
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"So I was thinking about this. There are so many arts out there, but are we all "spinners"?Not that it really matters, but anyways...Here's my definition: "spinning" or "twirling" is de..."
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"i am currently looking at investing in some globalls. i have checked out Globall.com, but over the summer i saw some that were RED when still but GREEN and RED when moving. Aerotech do ..."
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"Forgive my laziness, but I did not feel like searching to see if this has been discussed before. I'm sure it has been and if you'd like to tell me to go search for it I will, but I thou..."
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"Okay, so I ordered a pair of the 4" pure flame poi off of this site. I ordered them because they were cheap and I really didn't want to spin cathedral style (I have my reasons). So anyw..."
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"Hi All,I am a bit new to all this computer stuff but have been spinning for a couple of years now, mostly poi, bit of staff.I am a design student and want to incorporate some spinning p..."
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"I built a fire staff for my girlfriend a little while ago (it was one of the presents I gave her for Yule). When I discovered that aluminum pipe is very hard to come by in Kamloops I fo..."
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"Hi ive been doin staff for 6 months or so and i love it. Ive been looking into other types of staff, i currently have a 5 foot aluminium staff with bout 6 inches of wick on each end, an..."
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"Just been giving this a thought, as I really like the idea of a large fireball without having long wicks (i'm not really a fan of double headed poi).Then I wondered if anyone has tried ..."
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"Who can I trust when buying glowsticks online in bulk? Well, not too much in bulk, but enough to occupy me for quite some time. After jumping on the led band wagon I feel the old glow..."
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"Hi,I'm working on a new set of pois, with a piece of 1.7 mm steel cable with a nylon core.Anyone have any idea on how to connect the fingerholds and the karabines at the end?Cheers, Mar..."
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"Now that winter is in full bloom again in my half of the planet we've been spinning in pretty cold weather and I've noticed that the poi act differently depending on the outside tempera..."
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"hey yalli've been using ballchain for about the last year. in that time i've gone through atleast 3 sets. i typically use the #15 (or #20), nothing smaller than #15. they only seem to l..."
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"is there any good readily availible chemicals that u can put intoo the fuel to make the fire brighter or a different color"
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"Just noticed these, give me some details. What makes them good/nifty/peachy keen? Are they better for some things and not soo good for others?"
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"I jumped from using my first fire eatting torches that are probably the smallest eatting torches ever made to my new ones that are probably about normal size.They are 1 and 1/2 inches w..."
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"OK, so I'm making the leap from glowsticks to fire and I'm fairly excited about it. My problem is that I use really short strings and so I've developed a style that requires short chain..."
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"I'm currently using 2.5inch Pureflame Fire Poi (purchased from this site), which are really well built and a pleasure to use, but give really short burn times (soaked for a couple of ho..."
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"I currently have a fire hoop made out of PVC and was told to put electrical tape on it for fireproofing. This sounds a little weird... I'd like to have a nice finish on it instead of PV..."
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"ok, i went to the dollar store the other day and they were selling the coolest thing you know those glow neclaces/braclets that are really thin glow sticks with conectors? welll they se..."
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"I hadn't seen this one addressed anywhere, but what exactly is that film within the electroglo made of? Mine's gotten rather dirty and the lot from wear and I was wondering if I could b..."
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"So, if you are like most people who have some damaged Zuni poi, try this little tip to get some more life out of them.Cut the streamer tail off of the poi. Sew it onto the bag. Presto..."
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"I have found myself going through a pair of zuni's every 6 months. the handles keep breaking is this normal?"
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"Ok, this is kind of funny. For NYE, I used some Neon Tribal Dance Paint. Only problem was...no blacklights at the party.Anyways, I just turned on the blacklight in my room (four days ..."
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"I got some elctroglo poi for christmas from my gorgeous wife Lucky me (thanks for the speedy delivery Malcom) The problem I am having is thet they are..."
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"i have masterd the basics of poi, but i want to move on to fire but im still not compleatly sure in ready! but i still wana make people go wow, somin more interesting that normal poi, s..."
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"hey yalli've been burning for over a year now, been around lots of safetynazis (luff yall!!) and should have known better. polyesters (non organics in general) are not safe burn clothin..."
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"hehe, it was the best ever! but one problem, my wiks are denim and maybe they didnt soak enough fuel up, but the falme was pathetic!lol. do they need soaking longer or better fuel.the f..."
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"Ok, so I just had to throw away my pure flame staff. Here's why:The Pure Flame Staff is a three-sectioned staff. You attach the two fire heads to the center section with screw-on atta..."
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"ive figured a way to get double wick poi with cathedral heads any one else try this at all i need to know how well it works"
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"hi all, i was just wondering, what are the average burn times on the various fire poi? also, what are your favorite, or the ones you have found to work best? which have the longest last..."
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"I have bought a new staff recently which is the best staff i have ever used. The only problem is the handle isn't centred and is at least 5 centermeters to one side. Surely this was a..."
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"How are the beamers for juggling? Anyone tried? They're cheaper (and apparently more robust) than the aerotech thingies. Damn aerotech... so nice, but I can only afford about one ball....."
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"A friend of mine recently found out I was learning poi, with the intention of moving to fire. She had a number of staffs people had given her, but no intention of using them so she gav..."
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"on the circles of light vid the group called tribe of the burning sock use a poi which shoots out sparks the whole time that they're swinging. how is this done please?"
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"ok, kev rope experts,help! pleasecan a 4-1/2 mm/ 3/16 inch diameter iron rod 4 almost 1-1/3m/ 4 feet long be inserted through the center of kevlar rope all the way so that the rope..."
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"heya! in new here, names pheonix so hi everyone!just wanted to know..... Kevlar, is it th eonly thing that can be used as a wick? i have got ball chains and come nylon banding, like the..."
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"Well, I've been up until now skimming by without insurance. The circus I've been working with has been kind enuff to cover me under their insurance.. But thats from a company that's go..."
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"Ok, so I got to play with some LED-based toys a while ago and one thing that I really liked was the way that the LEDs seem to strobe as I spun them, which left a really cool "spotted" e..."
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"Just openned up a new 4 litre container of paraffin ready to soak my chains for a bit of a play tonight, to find that it is yellow.According to the side label, this is because the nice ..."
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"Fire-Poi Safety - pardon my 'gramma'"Rule nr.1 - You are playing with fire. Respect that! Cause fire can be like other beauties.....Extremely dangerous............" When I ..."
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"Hey all!Right, I'm trying to get our group under-way and get them to a semi-professional (I'd settle for a third) level. I've made some contacts, set the website up http://www.hugbubble..."
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"Erm. So I was supposed to do a brief fire-eating/trail/transfer set for a performance with a local circus (Technomania Circ.) tomorrow night. Only I was supposed to have someone else do..."
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"I've used kero, whitegas, pure lamp oil (smokeless and not) and my favorite due to price and availablity: Citronella Torch Fuel.My question is this:Does anyone use and really like any o..."
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"- Apologies for double posting this one, but I'd like people to put the least poisonous stuff in their bodies as possible. -Hey folks - I've done a lot of searching for uncut paraffin, ..."
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"si:a question to all you knowledgeable ppl, ive got fire poi that can take another wick, and plenty of kevlar, however what i cant figure out is how do i make another wick and attach it..."
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"I have an event to go to and my ISO is all out and getting a shipment of iso won't make it on time...So my question isif I just use isopropyl will I get just as long of a burn?p.s. I ..."
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