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Posted: by ardenter
Last Reply: by TheBovrilMonkey
Views: 1329    Replies: 1
"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..."
Posted: by Axis
Last Reply: by Glss
Views: 2447    Replies: 8
"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 ..."
Posted: by Paraffin
Last Reply: by Diablostik
Views: 1636    Replies: 13
"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..."
Posted: by Chibi Kai
Last Reply: by arashi
Views: 752    Replies: 2
"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 ..."
Posted: by sarah...
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1326    Replies: 6
"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 ..."
Posted: by tricky56
Views: 652    Replies: 0
"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 ..."
Posted: by Paddy
Last Reply: by Paddy
Views: 988    Replies: 2
"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..."
Posted: by Newborn
Last Reply: by xtremravr...was here..
Views: 1070    Replies: 1
"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..."
Posted: by TopHat
Last Reply: by arsn
Views: 871    Replies: 3
"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..."
Posted: by the hidden blade
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1048    Replies: 7
"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 ..."
Posted: by Bram....
Last Reply: by Tracered
Views: 971    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by SteelWngs
Last Reply: by pantsonfire
Views: 1260    Replies: 11
"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..."
Posted: by ellixxire
Last Reply: by arsn
Views: 1622    Replies: 4
"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..."
Posted: by Aurora (1/2 a firesister)
Last Reply: by Sepa
Views: 811    Replies: 5
"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 ..."
Posted: by Doc Lightning
Last Reply: by Kinudin (Soul Fyre)
Views: 858    Replies: 7
"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 ..."
Posted: by TheBovrilMonkey
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 848    Replies: 2
"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..."
Posted: by Mark P
Last Reply: by Kinudin (Soul Fyre)
Views: 805    Replies: 7
"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..."
Posted: by alterego
Last Reply: by Kinudin (Soul Fyre)
Views: 996    Replies: 1
"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..."
Posted: by Paddy
Last Reply: by Paddy
Views: 1087    Replies: 7
"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..."
Posted: by master sodium
Last Reply: by master sodium
Views: 1992    Replies: 4
"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..."
Posted: by DeadManWalkin30
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 2288    Replies: 7
"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..."
Posted: by tricky56
Last Reply: by arashi
Views: 897    Replies: 1
"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..."
Posted: by DeadManWalkin30
Last Reply: by alterego
Views: 814    Replies: 1
"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??"
Posted: by Jackal
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1130    Replies: 6
"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 ..."
Posted: by Dr Jimbo jones
Last Reply: by xtremravr...was here..
Views: 1810    Replies: 17
"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..."
Posted: by burnfest
Last Reply: by kelsosfriend
Views: 718    Replies: 3
"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!! "
Posted: by SteelWngs
Last Reply: by arashi
Views: 2033    Replies: 12
"Hey All,OK I have a question for everyone. When it come to fire twirling does anyone put anything special in their hair or wear something? I'm have fairly long hair and I was wondering ..."
Posted: by Doc Lightning
Last Reply: by xtremravr...was here..
Views: 1240    Replies: 11
"Ok, what is "liquid?" I'm wondering if I do it. Is this just holding glowsticks in your hands and doing figure-8's and stuff? If so, I'm good at it. If it's something else, then I'm..."
Posted: by TheBovrilMonkey
Last Reply: by Doc Lightning
Views: 3806    Replies: 26
"Recently, I've decided that the handle on my pure flame 3 piece staff is a bit wider at the joins than I'd like, and I'm tempted to buy an inner core staff since it looks thinner at the..."
Posted: by Flaming Star
Last Reply: by nasu
Views: 4904    Replies: 36
"I just moved to this new town a my brothers into this train stuff,So i was taking him to a hobby shop down the street. When we walked he went over to the train stuff and looked around.S..."
Posted: by stickyfish
Last Reply: by Ade
Views: 2466    Replies: 20
"I just watched the video of the beaming poi and they look really really good. The reason I haven't watched the video before is because so many people have put "beaming poi" down as thei..."
Posted: by everything_zen
Last Reply: by falloutboy
Views: 751    Replies: 1
"hey there peeps,Im new to this, but I really need some help to make a staff! Iv been playing on a mates, but I want one now! Damn addictive huh. Basically, what kinda material do you us..."
Posted: by god'o'fire
Last Reply: by SickpuPpy
Views: 982    Replies: 2
"Whenever I take pictures they turn out horrible and I don't know why. How do you get the streams of fire or glo to show up in your pictures like I have seen on various web sites. Is ..."
Posted: by Doc Lightning
Last Reply: by bender
Views: 1822    Replies: 1
"Ok, I was doing an act this weekend and I wanted to twirl my staff and then in the middle of the act pick up my pois.Problem: the finger loops on my pois tend to collapse and I have to ..."
Posted: by Pele
Last Reply: by Doc Lightning
Views: 1319    Replies: 7
"Having grown up with Tarot cards at my disposal,which have staves as a suit, and being around Ren folk where I know staff makers and such, I seem to notice that different people refer t..."
Posted: by Tobbe
Last Reply: by Doc Lightning
Views: 1114    Replies: 6
"Just thinking....How about smoking pois? I know you can get coloured smoke from some kind of safety tortch. Has anyone tried to play with something like this? or could you make your own..."
Posted: by FlamingJames
Last Reply: by FlamingJames
Views: 2261    Replies: 5
"I am trying to make a spiral of flame.So far I've made a cross staff with the wicks arranged like this: (folow the link) cross diagram The idea is that when spun the flame trails will ..."
Posted: by DarkFairyQueen
Last Reply: by sarah...
Views: 1970    Replies: 17
"Howdy Ya'll I've read in sum o' yo' posts about thingz called 'Photons' and 'Zoonies'. WOT R THEY??From wot I gather their a type of poi, and appear to be known to the American memb..."
Posted: by lluhmas
Last Reply: by Kyrian
Views: 1037    Replies: 5
"Magnesium burns in a bright white flame. I'm loking for ways to (a) reproduce that white flame and (b) fatten out my flames considerably.I know of multiply wicked staffs and have made a..."
Posted: by adren@line
Last Reply: by adren@line
Views: 1245    Replies: 6
"does anyone know of any sites, people, places or anything that have INTERESTING fire resistant clothes suitable for performing, or just casual clothes suitable for twirling any ol' time..."
Posted: by klubkidnyc
Last Reply: by CrazyRaverDude
Views: 4151    Replies: 42
"when can we get that!!!soon i hope......please i really want those...."
Posted: by Morgane
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 2196    Replies: 8
"there are lots of threads about self-made staffs BUT what i want from u is info on:What is the best way to tone down the dammage it will do to me:)I have a 140 cm wooden broomstick righ..."
Posted: by Axis
Last Reply: by SmokyDavy
Views: 4866    Replies: 17
"Hi!I simply need to know what in your experience is the brightest thing you can put on the end of your strings (excluding fire!).I perform short (5min) stage shows so i dont need the br..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Last Reply: by Bear
Views: 1939    Replies: 18
"I have been charged with making a fire sign for one of my customers. I have tried searching, but to no avail.. I know of all the performers out there, SOMEONE must have made one before...."
Posted: by NYC_not_PK
Last Reply: by Mark P
Views: 3145    Replies: 28
"Quick question for anyone who has colored their flames before. I read through all of the info on the site (like a good little poster) but I had some ideas of my own for getting the sal..."
Posted: by Friendly Lampshade
Last Reply: by NightShade1
Views: 1091    Replies: 3
"Hiya guys ! I was checking through homeofpoi.com a while back looking for some good glo-stick dancing links. I was just glad to find some people with a similar obsession ! Anyway, t..."
Posted: by Shouden-CrD
Views: 613    Replies: 0
"I would like to make a comment about the references on fireperformers.com, and this is actually be passed on from two of my customers who I recently had add references in for myself.The..."
Posted: by Benstickin
Views: 452    Replies: 0
"for about the past 6 months now i have been working on a meteor that clamps apart in the middle and has handles that rotate around a cable like alot of party kids do with pens and i wa..."
Posted: by Kyrian
Last Reply: by Fire By Riz tm
Views: 1051    Replies: 6
"First question.... who knows where i can buy aluminum tubing? what kinds of stores? and does Home depot sell dowel rods over 4ft? (there isn't one real real close to here, so i'd rather..."
Posted: by smistermike
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 951    Replies: 1
"does anyone know anything about sparkle poi? What it is? Where I can get it? Etc....Please help!Thanx"
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