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Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 1046    Replies: 1
"There was some talk here a little while ago about ball-chains and how they hold up under use. For those who are interested, I've posted some pictures and comments at:"
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by SickpuPpy
Views: 6634    Replies: 25
"A while back you punks tried to convince me that extensive presoaking of wicks was of utmost importance in maintaining wick life. So I've decided to set the record straight with a scie..."
Posted: by Psylentz
Last Reply: by Psylentz
Views: 1810    Replies: 7
"I LOVE CHRISTMAS! besides the wonderful birth of a savior, i GET PHOTONS! but anyway - here's a nice little toy for you out therei took a plexiglass staff seen here http://www.homeofpoi..."
Posted: by Durbs
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 2965    Replies: 9
"OK - I got both the COL videos and in one of them (Sorry, I forget who) some dude is "holding" fire in his hand which he then uses to light his staff.Whilst I'm sure this is very danger..."
Posted: by phuzzz
Last Reply: by Bendy
Views: 1789    Replies: 9
"being on a wet and windy little island.. many ubmrellas break... and when one did yesterday i took all the nylon stuff off and put a wick on the end of each one. the umbrella i was usi..."
Posted: by I am Schwabe
Last Reply: by I am Schwabe
Views: 1176    Replies: 11
"well...I told my soon because they found out heheh...Ill explain that laterbut, uhm, does anyone have any FAQs, directions, or other articles about fire breathign that offe..."
Posted: by Raymund Phule (Fireproof)
Last Reply: by GodlovinSponge
Views: 2237    Replies: 25
"I am well rather new at the glowstick version of poi. Now I see some of the moves yall are doing on the lessons part of the page and from what I see it looks almost like you are... wel..."
Posted: by DIANNA
Last Reply: by DIANNA
Views: 1184    Replies: 13
"ok heres the scoop i gonna throw a little party like mini rave and all my friends like to spin and do glow sticks thats a good idea so i was just wonderind if i could get some of your i..."
Posted: by DIANNA
Last Reply: by Teine
Views: 1337    Replies: 12
"ok so i had this bright idea but i just got stuck i made my oun staff and got stuck on what to put on the ends im not useing this for fire just practice any ideas? "
Posted: by PyroPunk
Last Reply: by Pele'sWhippingBoy
Views: 1556    Replies: 7
"for a 15 year old kid who's been spinning for a while and wants to know how to spit what kinds of fuel and some baisics if u can tell me thanksPyroPunk"
Posted: by blue_flame
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 12308    Replies: 11
"Hey, I have been using kerosene for all my spinning but have found that it is quite stinky and smokey. Although this is fine for some occasions where I am only fire spinning, at partie..."
Posted: by DIANNA
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1743    Replies: 19
"do you have any ideas on how to make new toys like poi , i started with 2 tinniss balls and just like want to have a cool thing to show off (i'm 13 i get a lot of weird coments when swi..."
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 2760    Replies: 19
"I need your help, my friends...There is a friend coming to visit me in Paris for Xmas and he threaten's me NOT to come if I don't find some white gas to trail (how rude is that by the w..."
Posted: by carpe_nox
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 917    Replies: 5
"Ok, i have seen some fantastic links with ways to make flaming poi. So i feel i'll be sweet when it comes to making them (even though i have a set that i am rather happy with at the mom..."
Posted: by Blackbird
Last Reply: by el beardo
Views: 1439    Replies: 5
"Has anyone (UK) been into Oddballs and seen the swinging clubs with the hook/sheath glowstick attachment?you have the staff with a little hook on each end=======nand then a sort of a cl..."
Posted: by Scoot
Last Reply: by fatfire
Views: 959    Replies: 4
"I just got some Beaming poi... and I to open the heavy duty clasp, so I can put my fire heads on the chain. Can anyonegll me how I would go about opening these clasps... with out breakn..."
Posted: by JDigital
Last Reply: by DIANNA
Views: 831    Replies: 6
"I've just made myself some practice poy but want to spice em up a bit so i can use them in a club. I've naturally got tennis balls on the end and i was wondering if anyone knew if i cou..."
Posted: by melissa
Last Reply: by melissa
Views: 1764    Replies: 3
"ok, has anyone built a led poi set out of bouncy balls? i tryed to search on this but i could fing out anything... in theory i'm guessing it would work fine to use baseball size bouncy ..."
Posted: by Bounce
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 1231    Replies: 5
"just made the transition to fire last week and am now completely addicted! i'm having a few problems though if any could help me...*my wick can't seem to stay alight for much longer tha..."
Posted: by pozee
Last Reply: by pozee
Views: 1281    Replies: 3
"i just got my 3 peice pure flame staff, and i thought the wicks would be a bit bigger than they are. well any ways, my question is, can i put more than one piece of wick on the end of ..."
Posted: by mojo_jojo
Last Reply: by mojo_jojo
Views: 1678    Replies: 4
" I know everyone *luvs* Photons, including myself. I have 2 purple ones. *But if you want a cheaper alternative, check out : "" *They sell a lot of coool blinky a..."
Posted: by Orin
Last Reply: by Orin
Views: 1222    Replies: 7
"When I was little I used to have a toy that was basically a hollow staff (3ft long) with two balls on the end, connected by a cord in the middle. It was a bungee cord.. so when you spun..."
Posted: by Charles
Last Reply: by GodlovinSponge
Views: 1525    Replies: 5
"Looks like our jobs might get a bit safer, if this turns commercial as well as just for the armed forces..."CAMOUFLAGE make-up that can protect troops from the heat of explosions is bei..."
Posted: by Anubis
Last Reply: by melissa
Views: 1550    Replies: 11
"When I was but a youth, I built some stupidly long stilts. They added 10' to my height, making me 15' 8".If I can find them/recreate them, I wanted to try spinning some 10'+ poi.I can d..."
Posted: by phuzzz
Last Reply: by Belgarath
Views: 2226    Replies: 26
"i was thinking about building a staff filled with fiberglass ropeing and some sticking out lose out the ends. kinda like a zippo lighter. i would drill a hole for fueling and as a air..."
Posted: by GlowWorm
Last Reply: by Durbs
Views: 1104    Replies: 11
"Sup peeps... I know this has probibly been asked b4, but Im pretty new to poi, and im a bit stuck on a few things.Firstly, my spinning is pretty impressive (if i do say so myself) and i..."
Posted: by Anubis
Last Reply: by SteelWngs
Views: 2497    Replies: 13
"Reading all these posts about playing with fire started me thinking about things I learnt at school which might help create a nice effect.A few hours of trawling through my memory archi..."
Posted: by phunky
Last Reply: by DeuceTrinal
Views: 1340    Replies: 11
"To everyone who owns a pair (or set like me) of photon lights, they know that its quite costly to replace the batteries. They run on something like two CR2016. They sell them cheapest..."
Posted: by Fire Princess
Last Reply: by SorchaTheFlaming
Views: 2168    Replies: 10
"If any hardcore twirlers fancy doing a bit of cross training to add a bit of welly to their act, this little treasure might be just the thing. What can I say, I saw it and I thought of ..."
Posted: by Gheu
Last Reply: by protozoa
Views: 1147    Replies: 8
"I recently purchased some of the very cool Sauce Lightwands, and immediately started using them. After two days of use I had my first major screw up, and they hit together. The batter..."
Posted: by pj
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 1158    Replies: 4
"I've been experimenting with a new soaking regimen recently. Instead of soaking my wicks and then spinning them out, I try to only fill them with the proper amount of fluid. My first ..."
Posted: by carpe_nox
Last Reply: by carpe_nox
Views: 1897    Replies: 10
"i need to know about lots of safe ways to breathe, i figure that someone out there will have some clue on how to do it safely."
Posted: by wulff
Last Reply: by wulff
Views: 2518    Replies: 9
"Okay i ran into a problem. I had a Sony DSC-F505V camera... finally found out how to take good fire pics with it....the day after i sold it. *growl* anyways i was looking at getting a ..."
Posted: by Rick aka Loki
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 1902    Replies: 6
"Well, I started talking shit about this almost a year ago, and I finally lit up a rope torch (that's the name we use 'round these parts for a rope dart-styled tool with a wick on the en..."
Posted: by Missy
Last Reply: by Pele
Views: 2344    Replies: 5
"someone recently suggested that i coat my mouth with olive oil to help keep fuel from soaking into my mouth. She also coates her skin with mineral oul before spinning poi or blowing fir..."
Posted: by murphmo
Last Reply: by Naganootch
Views: 642    Replies: 2
"hey,just wondering if anyone out there had experience with battery powered light sticks or 'street lights" and what u think of them,good/bad?thanks"
Posted: by Durbs
Last Reply: by Durbs
Views: 1568    Replies: 17
"OK, so it's not poi related but I know some of you do contact juggling and I'm just learning. I can't seem to find a UK retailer for Acrylic balls on the web. I searched the forums and ..."
Posted: by the streaking wombat
Last Reply: by Tedward
Views: 1511    Replies: 6
"well, this came about by chance, as do most great together with my fire crew last night, and someone just finished a new was a take off the rope dart, but instea..."
Posted: by foobaa
Last Reply: by Tedward
Views: 2678    Replies: 15
"Just wondering if you guys can help me with this. Since i started to get a little better at poi, I have started to do some of the moves really quick, just coz it feels rather good. Tr..."
Posted: by byron76
Last Reply: by kneurbit
Views: 1401    Replies: 9
"for months now I've been trying all sorts ofdifferent things on the ends of my poi. One of the most rewarding experiments has been a set of wire baskets (coarse screen in a 4"x6" cylind..."
Posted: by Gheu
Last Reply: by stiltfire
Views: 1262    Replies: 5
"Do I have to worry about the chains on my fire poi (homemade) melting so that either the heads of the poi fall off, or metal happens to fly and hit me, or nearby friend, or all of the a..."
Posted: by digital milk
Last Reply: by carpe_nox
Views: 791    Replies: 4
"im new to spinning so, as of now im using only socks on string to spin :P .. i plan on getting either the beginner poi set or the performance poi for christmas.. could someone fill me i..."
Posted: by PeterB
Last Reply: by carpe_nox
Views: 1127    Replies: 3
"I guess everyone got the newsletter from HOP. Did you read the part when it said coming very soon... New friendly LED poi set. I was going to be purchasing a set of beaming poi. But ..."
Posted: by Fire_Hazard
Last Reply: by Bendy
Views: 1112    Replies: 3
"Hi allI have done a search on this and found very little. I would like to start using throws in my routine, but i would have no idea where to start. Anyone got any ideas.ShotMOI"
Posted: by Psylentz
Last Reply: by Bendy
Views: 1775    Replies: 1
"some of my college dorm mates "acquired" those hollow soft plastic balls you get in those kiddie playgrounds, i don't know if they have chucky cheeses' in other parts of the world, but..."
Posted: by pj
Last Reply: by Bendy
Views: 834    Replies: 3
"So, if you were strandeed on a deserted island, what would you spin? Coconut poi, of course! I took a recent trip south and brought back a few coconuts for the peeps up north. We wer..."
Posted: by Jangla
Last Reply: by Psylentz
Views: 930    Replies: 6
"I know there are plenty of posts around about where to buy glow sticks cheap online but I'm looking for something in particular.Basically I need a UK site that will allow me to buy arou..."
Posted: by Scoot
Last Reply: by Ajay
Views: 733    Replies: 3
"Hello All! I want to know if anyone knows of any site, or directions to make a set of fire poi. Thanks!"
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by melissa
Views: 4610    Replies: 34
"I'm JUST starting to get into eating and trailing and I'd like to make my own wicks. I've searched through many designs but am looking for a design with as LITTLE metal on the outside ..."
Posted: by PeterB
Last Reply: by PeterB
Views: 1641    Replies: 2
"My comet poi has a nylon cord with a swivel at the end to prevent line twisting. But today I was practicing and all of a sudden my line was half it's length. The cord had twisted so m..."
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