Login/Join to Participate Posted: by Teine
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"i'm currently working on making my first wicked staff, and ran into a query of construction:why does everyone seem to use flat wicking as opposed to rope wick?also...what is preferred: ..."
Last Reply: by melissa
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"HI Guys and Gals,I was just wondering if any of you had come up with any new fire toys or ideas for Fire PLAY? I have been twirling for a few years and have been wraping my brain to thi..."
"http://www.fortuneproducts.comFrom here click on products, then go down to lightsabers. I tryed to put up a direct link but it wouldn't work.Anyway they are 36" neon rods that light up...."
"FIrst.. this is the quickest way to explain what a hoberman sphere is.http://xstatikgear.com/hoberman.htmIf you connected one string/chain to the outside of the sphere, so when you swin..."
Posted: by PeterB Last Reply: by Strings
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"Hello. I was thinking about buying a lighted poi (not fire but a battery operated unit). I see there is one on this web site, and know of a set that dube carries. Which is better? o..."
Posted: by Gheu Last Reply: by Pele
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"Is it better to have a routine worked out when you have a performance or is it better to just do whatever you feel like. I have my first real thing coming up and I want to know if I s..."
Last Reply: by Strings
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"1. Make sure you put your fuel in a container that you can drink from without spilling any on your face. (I tried drinking straight from a plastic camp fuel bottle....can you say chemic..."
Last Reply: by Pele
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"What do you guys know about flame retardant for costumes and such?I found this blurb but don't really know if I trust it.You can make your own flame-retardant solution for decorations a..."
Posted: by Peter
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"Hello to everyone!What I want to ask is if anyone knows any other stuff than paraffin for fire breathing 'cause I've fucked up my tooth-gums and as I do lots of performing it has become..."
"I read somewhere on here once that the best way to spin off indoors after soaking your wicks is to put a wash rag at the bottom of a ziplock and put your poi in the bag and rubberband i..."
"i was at a party a few days ago and we were in this pretty big room and it was really quite smogged for its size. somebody was tripping out on a lazer pointer in the smoke and somebody ..."
"I heard that you can install photon lights into emptied out glowsticks, can anyone give me specific instructions on how to do this?"
Posted: by sheva
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"well, it is only the beginning but i was wondering... how can you play with poi if you have big pregnancy stomach? when i do triks now i am trying to avoid the poi touching my body, so..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Cantus
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"hey all,in my tireless (look mum, no tires! ) effort to find advanced twirling resources I came across this page;http://drillteamexchange.com/videos/flagtwirlingvideos.htmlMy main inte..."
Posted: by pozee
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"quick question, how thick is the 15 guage ball chain? i have 2 different sizes. not sure what guage they are. just curious about what the measurement is from one side to the other s..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by [Nx?]
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"Hi All,I'm interested in learning contact staff juggling...that is, where you move a staff like object around your body and limbs without touching it with your hands - CubeFX has a nice..."
Posted: by NYC
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"In another thread my buds asked me to post my recipe for my leather bracers. I was hesitant to give away my secrets until I realized that I had taken every wrap I do from them... The ..."
Posted: by pozee Last Reply: by pozee
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"okay,i love the good old finger loops, but i dont ever use them. my original poi that i still have is just a ring big enough for one finger.well, that had nothing to do with what i wan..."
Last Reply: by Cantus
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Posted: by Meenik
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Posted: by Julie
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"Hi all!I`m quit new at spinning(spun for the first time this week-end, woohoo! )and every time my poi stop burning I just want to soak them and do it again, and again but I`m thinking i..."
Posted: by Durbs Last Reply: by Durbs
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"OK, Dad's bought this flashy new Digital camera and I was fiddling around with it trying to gert some nice poi pics but they all come out to sharp, i.e. no fire trails.It has a shutter ..."
"does anybody know if there is fabric that is some how reactive with electrical currents and so lights up"
Posted: by Pele
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"not sure if this should be in social or move, but here goes, tell me what you think. and now ladies and gentleman pozee will perform his fire feats while blindfolded and handcuffed. too..."
"Can someone please explain to me, how i can hookup small lights to batteries with a on/off switch aswell, what do i need to buyand how do i do it.I know a few of you have done this befo..."
Posted: by jamie Last Reply: by Jangla
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"I have a few problems with the mathmatics section on this site, I think your values for 'rotational force' are a little too high.The page states that the 'rotational force' (which I wi..."
Posted: by Vik
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"This message comes from Sunshine Coast Queensland from the 'puter of an intensly keen fire staffer who dreams about creating some kind of fire bizness here on the coast, i feel the fire..."
Last Reply: by NYC
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"Josh and I went fire-twirling in a storm drain that is near our house. It was about 180cm tall by 200cm long.To fire twirl under these conditions was really difficult and it required im..."
Last Reply: by Ithaca
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"I apologize if this has been covered before, but this is news to me, and I feel that I have done my fair share of searching and research on this and haven't heard of this phenomenon bef..."
Last Reply: by Knagi
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" I,m tired of using lamp oil and having my sidewalk look like I just changed my car's oil. Any suggestions?------------------ Ribbons of color twining and flux, open tomorrow for me"
Posted: by Vukie
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"How do you guys know when its the wicks burning and not the Kero. The kero burns well but i have no idea when its run out. My stints last for about 40 seconds before i put out the wick ..."
Last Reply: by pozee
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"Hi Everyone.I'm new here and have been reading a lot of the posts. I was at a dance recently, and saw some people spinning photon lights on a string and they were able to create some in..."
"Does anybody know where there are some powerful, powerful, lghts tha I could hitch up to some strings. I just want to twirl something that can be seen from far away. Something tht peopl..."
Last Reply: by Cantus
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"After a full year of performing professionally, I got my first seriously nasty burn ever, doing double staffs.It's not too bad compared to some of the tales I've heard so i'm very grate..."
Last Reply: by Frenzie
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"Um has anybody ever used flares(road flares) before, because I did the other day and everybody said it looked better the fire. Just wonderingPeace outMatty"
Last Reply: by Cantus
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"i havent really found something that would recollect a decent amount of fuel from spinning off until i got a nice little idea today ....it goes something like this, get a conatiner, som..."
Posted: by Jangla Last Reply: by Jangla
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"Has anyone done any trave around Europe since September? The reason I ask is that I'm planning a little jaunt and wanted to know about customs attitudes to bags stinking of kero - woul..."
Posted: by bhawk Last Reply: by Frenzie
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"Hey, Im going to a party this friday and I was wondering if anyone knew of actual stores (not online stores) that sell high-int or ultra glowsticks. Preferably big chain companies that..."
Last Reply: by Stone
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"I happened to be browsing the net looking for electronic equiptment when I came across a juggling supply store. I found this staff and thought that it looked kinda kewl.Check it out.htt..."
Posted: by Vukie Last Reply: by Malcolm
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"Hey guys, first of all great site. Im interested into getting into the scene and was just wondering where you guys got your wicks from, and if you couldnt find kevlar what did you use?"
Posted: by smilee Last Reply: by Knagi
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"I was looking in the HOP shop, and I noticed the kevlar roping. My mind started wandering thinking of something I could use it for. I thought of attaching the rope to a wand of some sor..."
Posted: by J4Play Last Reply: by Frenzie
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"I recently put together a pair of short staffs (about 80cm). However, after putting the wicks and everything on, I found that these sticks lacked weight. This made spinning quite diff..."
Posted: by Durbs
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"Ok, here's a word to the wise which I found out the hard way, but which can be turned around into something kewl. I was going out clubbing (Not that I enjoy it, it was someones birthday..."
Posted: by wulff Last Reply: by wulff
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"Well i lit up friday night and finished off a 32oz bottle of lamp oil in the process. It was great. I thought just spinning was addictive, ha, add the fire and its hard to stop. I go..."
Posted: by TaiGuy
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"Hey,have any of you tried those new photon lights called "RAV'N Lights"? Supposedly they use a tricolor bulb which either 'strobes' through the different colors (red, green, blue), or s..."
Posted: by pozee Last Reply: by Cantus
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"i was just wondering if it was a misconception that jet fuel is like the best stuff for a fire. like it will give you the best burn. actually jp-5 (jet fuel) is sooo hard to ignite. ..."
Posted: by prue
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"hi im just new to firetwirling and i have made my last few sticks. i dont have the right wix so bits have been flying off everywhere. i am getting a poi and new stick but i need help wi..."
Last Reply: by Cantus
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"OK, call me crazy (go ahead, I'll wait). I decided to make up some double-meteors. I've never done meteors or double-staff, so this is a lot to get used to.They're about 55" each, inclu..."
Posted: by woody Last Reply: by Julie
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"What can I say. Wirewool really rocks!Made some burners out of chicken wire and they worked amazingly :-)A few pics of Woody and Ithaca with wirewool can be found:https://milton-clevedo..."
Posted: by Ithaca Last Reply: by Mark P
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"A few of us have been experimenting with boric (KCl and LiCl) over the past few weeks and have managed to get some good effects.I decided to post a listing of chemical substances that g..."