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"Everyone is always worried about using a fuel that's a carcinogen. Here's something to think about.I was watching the news and found out that almost anything is a carcinogen. Most dee..."
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"Anyone have any suggestions on how to make fire fingers? Thanks!Nyx"
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"When i am fire breathing i have no problems when it comes to large fire balls, but if i try to breath continuously i am loosing air faster... does anyone follow what i am saying and kno..."
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"if i was making my own poi's how shud i construct the wick so that while burning i get the biggest flames?"
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"I use glowsticks allmost exclusively. I know anyoneelse that uses them likes to practice with them glowing. Its just isnt the same if they are not broken.But they are not cheap. I purch..."
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"Heye!I just wanted to check out if any one has found any suppliers of Kevlar fabric, of width 1 meter or more, from Europe? I you know anything, please let me know.n hey, enjoy the summ..."
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"Although I still consider ball-chain the best all-around kind of chain, last night I saw a case of the chain failing. This was the first time I've seen it fail.Interestingly, the chain ..."
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"Aight, two questions. One is what do you all use as cables when you are spinning glowsticks (i.e. shoelaces, lanyards,... other) and how long &lbr;also do you weight your sticks&rbr;? ..."
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"I am traveling to New Zealand and Thailand and I wonder what kinds of fuels are available and how much they cost? Can I get white gas and if not, would I be able to travel with it from ..."
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"Should I just dip them for a few seconds or soak them all the way through, or put them in the fuel the night before?And what is the best fuel to use? In light and safety. Appreciate it!..."
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" This is regarding the free listings on www.fireperformers.com We have many concerns about the number of people who are setting themselves up as "professionals for hire" who are not pra..."
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"im probly gonna be getting a pair of electroglo poi and a staff at the end of the month, and i'm wundering how much abuse can these things take? and has anyone ever wreked a pair?not ..."
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"ok, so last night at my fire group me and some other got into a fuel discussion. everyone except me was saying that kerosene and parrafin were completely different fuels. from everythin..."
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"Hi, I'm have been raving with glow sticks and practicing very intently. I relaly want to start trying it with fire but I'm not sure when or how to switch. If anyone has advice on this, ..."
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"ok, so I've been working with a friend designing some fire flags and haven't been able to find any sites or posts that discuss this. plenty on flags, but no fire.so we found this really..."
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"Just for myself of course, to the music. I've found a nice little trick to do with photon 2 lights.1. Take an opaque white drinking straw, cut it down to about 3 or 4 inches long.2. ..."
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"ok, so I have looked around for a good page or topic talking about cathedral wick construction. So far the best was Adam Rice's. However, I would like to find a page discussing how to..."
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"i have lamp oil and citronella. Can anyone recommend a good ratio, or another kind of fuel that I can find in Philly that lasts long and does not pollute the air? email me with info."
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"Ok, I was spinning at a drum circle last night (not fire, unfortunately, but it was spinning nonetheless) and a guy came up to me and started talking about fishing nets. I'm in Santa B..."
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"Hello all,I was wondering if anyone had ever tried making a fire toy out of a normal stockmans whip or something of the like ? if so how would i go about making it and is it any good or..."
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"Hey i have looked around on passed topic and come to the conclusion that these thinks sound pretty cool. However i have no idea on how to make on!!! Can anyone enlighten me or point me ..."
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"so, exactly how do you use this steal wool? I know what it is and it's normal purposes. However, how exactly would you use it to construct a wick. Also, wouldn't the fuel seap out of..."
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"well, my advice is dont do it. I was using some towels the other night at my fire group, for the first burn it was great, second was fine, but the third was very dangerous. it seems aft..."
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"Please tell me someone in the uk has sourced a better fuel than parrifin (slightly less smokey & smelly kero). i cant even find any shellite in this country.still to call a shell depo a..."
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"Has anyone a good method for attaching ping pong balls to photons? I've put a slit in them and just stuffed the photons inside, but I have to pull them out to turn them on and off (ver..."
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"Ever wanted to know how to make stars?Axis Laboratories Proudly Presents ALL NEW STARMAKING PROCESS! Take several 16inch black balloonsWait 'til it's dark and go somewhere with ..."
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"So, I just got back from my first fire poi-xperience and I loved it...however, is there any way for me to make my fire trails thicker, longer, and just better? Right now I'm using stra..."
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"Ok... I know that there has been alot of fuel questions but I was wondering if anyone else has had an experience like this. The story starts in Seattle spinning for the last year with ..."
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"how do you get the smell of kerosine out of something? I spilled 1 1/2 litres of kero in my backseat of my car on a few days ago, and was wondering how i can get the smell out. It ..."
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"Ok, I used some wicks this past weekend they were very nice, but a little on the heavy side. The person who they belonged to said that "adam rice" made them. I was wondering if their ..."
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"I'm making a set of cables for my fireheads out of 1/16 aircraft cable, but I can't find thimbles for cable that small. I was just wondering how important people think they are...perso..."
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"I'm sure someone else has thought of this but i've got 2 broken beamer heads and two funtioning beamer poi heads and i attached one to either end of each cord! With these new contractio..."
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"Any Last Words of Wisdom... before I make my first set of Fire Poi (Chains)? Any little hints or tips or advice to design? I'm going to follow the Incendium Fire Circus design unless an..."
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"I would like and opinion on the topic of combining martial arts weapons such as Sword, Nunchukas, etcBecause Nunchukas are illegal i have figured out a way to get around the law!!!post ..."
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"Ummmm.... I have been practicing firebreathing w/ water during the past few days and will try to hook up w/ a breather for some heat action this weekend. My question is what is the best..."
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"Heyla All, Now I've been reading this board for a while and lurking longer and I don't honestly think that this topic has been done.I was wondering what everyone used to keep their used..."
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"I was wondering what material would be best to use as wick for staffs and poi. I recently found some non-blended kevlar tape, would that work or is it best to go with a fiberglass or c..."
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"ARGH...my tails keep on getting in the way of learning new things. They are continuously tangling up...and not just the regular wrap around each other kinda tangle......they tangle up ..."
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"Ok, so I'm looking into a pair of electric poi (my eyes are getting bigger than my wallet) and I'm debating whether to go with electroglow or beamers.1) Which is brigher?2) Which lasts ..."
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"Ok, this might seem a little odd, but I intend to build myself a firestaff but can't find anywhere near me that sells aluminium tubing - the only tubing I can find is copper pipe but th..."
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"We don't have any powders to try them out yet but I came up with a cool idea and my friend who is a machinery repairman was able to build it for me.I took 1/2" x 4" aluminum rod and bor..."
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"Please, please, please could someone let me know what is being used in this picture - they look excellent but far too solid to be just glowsticks.I would be very grateful if anyone coul..."
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"Okay, I tried this last night and it works like a charm. Haven't heard of anyone doing this so I thought I'd share it. If you have a videocamera and a VCR, hook it up through your VCR..."
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"I know, I know, tons of sparkly poi threads, we dont need another one, yeah I get it (actually I think I'm gonna get it from the peanut gallery)anyway, I was down at the store getting s..."
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"I was making a set of practice poi using tennis balls, and my dad was helping. He happens to be a fireman and helps with my poi all the time, he, being a fireman , suggested instead..."
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"I'm from Austin Texas, and am looking for a place to get some kevlar wicking material. Can anyone reccomend a local place, or a good online shop. I know that this site sells it, but I..."
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"What's a monkey fist not, how are they used??Also, I've done poi using lamp oil and I'm interested in trying kero or coleman's, which is better any suggestions??"
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"I've been told kero is a carcinegen(gives you cancer),is this true?I know pure kero isn't but the Blue stuff in the bottles usaualy isn't 100% pure it has carinegenic additives?Help me ..."
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"Hi all.Dose any one know where to get blue l.e.d (ultra brite) beaming poi or do i have to make them myself.Also dose anyone know if it is poss to use laser diodes in a foam pack ba..."
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"Hey just looked at ur photos in the new HOP galllery......what are u twirling??? they look great. Spesh like the rainbow one. anyway would love to know. Happy twirling!! "
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