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"i did a few searches and didn't find anything, so here goes. I wanted to do this in technical because altho i am posting for staffers you can apply a lot of this to other toys or weapon..."
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"I just split my dowel shaft Is there any particular wood that is maybe a little harder wearing, or do I just need to be less abusive to my staff?J"
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"quick question: what`s the difference between a #13 SS and a #15 NPS chain?Wich one is more handy to use?thanx"
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"Hey guys, I'm doing a write up-waste-of-time-strange-thing-that-i-don't-understand on meteors for a friend about fire toys, but I can't find a pic of a meteor anywhere, and I don't real..."
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"hey im in the south waikato of New Zealand and i need to re-wick my poi's but i have only found it if 1 place and that was a gispy fair but the wick they had was too thick the wick on m..."
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"hi iam considering getting a new staff, i currently own a 5 foot aluminum staff with 2 wood inserts at either end, and single wick on each end, it is 3.4" thick. I got a quote from fire..."
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"I just ordered some electroglo poi from this site and I was just wondering if anyone has them. I just want to know if they are very durable and how much they hurt when you hit your self..."
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"Anyone have any tips for making a pair of these yourself?"
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"Hiya loverly people....I have recently become a fire worshiper and have bought myself a set of cathedrals. I have used them 3 times. The first time I ever used them I soaked them ..."
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"spinny thingslines and lines and lines and lines and lines!what do they do...?i've never even heard about these things let alone seen someone playing with them. anyone tried 'em?"
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"so I was just wondering if there is really any differences in the thickness of wicking (1/8 vs. 1/16) rather then the obvious fact you need to use twice as much 1/16. will the 1/16 wear..."
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"has anyone had experience with mixing potassium permanganate and kero??? ive read a few msds'and i think it will be ok but if anyone has any input im listening!"
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"I have a question about constructing handles for fire poi: I know that when it comes to clothes for fire, synthetic = bad because it will melt. I would assume the same is true for the..."
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"anybody know any websites to buy some pure kevlar rope. anybody? please? help?"
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"There had been a bit of interest shown in club/torch swinging recently so perhaps it's a good time to start a general discussion on club swinging. I really enjoy clubs because I like t..."
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"I have not learend a new poi/staff move in ages! I am so far from my spinning family that it makes me sick!! Dang anyone got any moves that they can explain with detailed construction..."
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"ok...can someone please tell me the difference between kerosene and paraffin!!!The way you guys talk about it on here it sounds as though they are the same thing....but my chemistry not..."
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"I am having difficulty finding a place that sells fire knives wif out that sharp pointy hurty edge for making some sweet fire poi. I want to use replica movie stage prop knives that hav..."
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"Yes, yes, yes, I know this topic as been around before. I've already done heaps of searching.I've just managed to get a hold of some chemicals. Boric Acid and Potassium Permanganate. Bo..."
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"Ok, I know I am opening a can of worms but what is considered to be the plural of staff.I would assume staves but ..... so yall that are intell.... clever, let me know. k. Li..."
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"Did you ever get that kevlar thread ? if so how did it compare to the hobby store stuff. As to your email about contracts i have a lawyer who is part of my saftey team he does all..."
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"i did a search on this fuel question but i didnt have all of next month to read through all of them .. so i am taking the softer easyier way as always i need to know what they cal..."
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"Anyone?I found this link tonight: http://www.birdbrand.co.uk/paraffin.htm Inc VAT and delivery it works out at about a quid a litre. The MSDS is available on the page too. Has anyone tr..."
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"Help, PLEASE!Some of you must have done this many times.On behalf of the brand-new ORANGEFIRE crew in California,for which i'm setting up a separate website to hotlink/"remot..."
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"hey, today, a5mm thick1" longStainless SteelScew LockingD ringfailed.fair enough theyre on my metiors which are especialy heavy but thease things should be good for 500lbs at least! And..."
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"Do you do the meteor with a poi or just glowsticks? Well if it is with poi, can someone give me a good explanation as to how to do the meteor? It sounds pretty cool. I actually kinda ju..."
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"How does everyone seal the end of homemade tubecore wicks ? Having tried with fire proof cement I realised that in order to make the stuff hard you had to heat it to a very high te..."
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"hey hey everyone. heres my question, i have been using meteors for a while now but i havent even tuched them for the past couple of months. all because the helicopter . i bought Rh..."
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"whats electroglo? is it glowsticks?? Someone please explain!!! "
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"Hi have been doing fire poi for around a month and would really like to know which is the less smelliest fuel to use. As my neighbours have complained about the smell.... Have used ..."
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"Ok, In chapelfield gardens in norwich, few nights ago, spinning with some mates end up coming away with a few war wounds . Spit burns and a few nasty skin burns after my skipping rop..."
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"Don't know if I should file this one here, or under "other toys". Lets give it a shot here.I built some torches for fire eating, worked myself up to it with some safties around, etc, et..."
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"today i went to radio shack and picked up some LED's they're about 2 bux each and they're nice and bright. after fooling around with some old wires, batteries, glowsticks, knives, ..."
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"What up everybody. Hey is there anyway that I can spin my flames and not smell of fuel after I spin. Just curious. Thanx"
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"Ok Im interested in medi-evil weapons and after picking up Poi very fast Im makeing a set of Poi with a Haft just like a Flail for my first proformance.Has anyone got any Ideas or sugge..."
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"Okie I am all for the beaming poi they are the greatest thing short of fire,the only problem tho is after about a month or two of good use I seem to break them,I took one apart and noti..."
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"OK, here's a new hurdle we've been presented with for public performances; we've got the fire marshall thing down, we've got the liability insurance thing covered, BUT:We've been contra..."
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"So I'm making a new pair of cathedral wicks and attempting to, for the first time, make them right.5' of kevlar per wick, interweave style, with a 2" to 3" eyebolt through them. My que..."
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"In your humble opinion, which is harder, poi or staff:to learn? to do well?"
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"hey i'm interested in making an electroglo staff,but i think the ones on hop are abit to small,iv'e always liked to twirl longer staffs....anyways i was wondering where abouts in austra..."
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"I've had an idea, I'm quite sure someone somewhere has already done this but I've never seen it:Take your average firestaff and chop the ends off a few inches below the wicks so you hav..."
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"I bought my electroglo poi a few months back - they;re wicked at first..easy to use,light weight and fairly bright. I've been having loads of problems with mine recently. Mine are r..."
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"Not looking for insructions here, just wondering if anybody has managed to master some form of double Poi-ing (I.E. two poi in each hand spinning at opposites!)I reckon it has to be pos..."
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"i was wandering if anyone new any thing about the product pegasol 3440 special(Oldname)or solvent 3440 special (newname)reason being this: about 3/4 weeks agothe priceof the old name wa..."
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"Here's one for all the chemists out there...Would adding Meths (Methylated spirits) to your paraffin have any particular consequences?In my mind (which isn't in any way a chemists mind)..."
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"ah k,here's the thing....when i bought my set of electroglo they were absolutely amazing until i hit them together a few times and one started to dim down and i thought it was the batte..."
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"Just thought I would let everyone know, incase you didn't already,that you can buy t-cut polish (as recommended to by glass for polishing out the nicks, scratches and dents in your cont..."
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"I don't know if any of you have tried before, but you can order Titanium Flakes and roll your wicks in it to make instant sparkly poi. It lasts for about 3 - 4 minutes before burning o..."
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"Ok...now i know this isn't the best of forum's for this sort of question, but I've talked to several different "experts" in both the photography and retail sectors and none of them have..."
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