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Posted: by master sodium
Last Reply: by Maelstrom
Views: 1183    Replies: 4
"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..."
Posted: by Sparkfire
Last Reply: by Thistle
Views: 957    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by ardenter
Last Reply: by TheBovrilMonkey
Views: 1377    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: 2478    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: 1670    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: 761    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: 1362    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: 679    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: 1017    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: 1086    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: 883    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: 1066    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: 986    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: 1289    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: 1656    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: 820    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: 869    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: 854    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: 813    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: 1016    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: 1094    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: 2019    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: 2325    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: 925    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: 820    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: 1143    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: 1817    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: 733    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: 2053    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: 1249    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: 3822    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: 4939    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: 2499    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: 777    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: 1027    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: 1870    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: 1352    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: 1121    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: 2299    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: 1982    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: 1078    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: 1262    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: 4189    Replies: 42
"when can we get that!!!soon i hope......please i really want those...."
Posted: by Morgane
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 2209    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: 4925    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: 1946    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: 3222    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: 1108    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: 623    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: 464    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..."
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