Login/Join to Participate 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
Views: 1464 Replies: 8
"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
Views: 1290 Replies: 3
"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
Views: 9485 Replies: 71
"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
Views: 1743 Replies: 4
"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
Views: 1264 Replies: 7
"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
Views: 2038 Replies: 8
"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..."
"OK, my good friend Hitokage and I were planning on staging a flaming sword fight at some upcoming event, and we were wondering how exactly it would be best to make the fire swords, any ..."
"Hey..I finally got my kevlar today AND 4" wide is BIG! Anyway while messing around trying to figure out how i orded 6 feet of kevlar and had small cathedral wicks, i decided to try som..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1018 Replies: 2
"Does anyone see any advantage to the cathedral fold on wick over the rolled up wick? the corners always seem to singe and loose fuel on the cathedrals."
"Awhile back, I remember reading a thread about foiling your wicks to avoid soot marks and the shinyness on the foil looks cool. Well, after trying it..maybe I just suck, but the foil al..."
"We just invented a new poi toy, it is a spiked mace poi. We took a rubber dog toy that is round with lots of soft rubber spikes on it, covered it with that black rubber coating (the stu..."
"i've got some friends that pay minimal for the spread of play. they're going from school to school in the states on a big tour. looking for suggestions on music garb and are looking fr..."
Posted: by jONdO
Views: 3172 Replies: 6
"The other evening my friends and I were trying out coloured flames. So i got some boric acid from the chemist and disolved as much as i could into metho. We soaked our poi and when we l..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Views: 1373 Replies: 4
"Hey peopleI was wondering where I should purchase photons onlineI kinda prefer the ASP Sapphire photons compared to the Photon Microlighta and I've seen them pretty cheap @ www.botachta..."
"ok 10 bucks says no one remebers who I am...anyhow, making a firestaff and sadly Incendium's site doesnt work so i can't look this up there.... I have aluminum tubing, and was not goin..."
Posted: by Pele Last Reply: by Santo
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"For those of you who have used biodiesel....Is it as picky about burning as Kerosene is? Meaning, can it only be ignited when aspirated, very hot or soaked into something?Also, my under..."
Posted: by Csabs Last Reply: by Santo
Views: 898 Replies: 2
"Hi firelovers,I began play with fire a month ago and I love to practise in parks in the night. Last week a lampoil was accidentally issued to the ground into the grass. I was so sorry,..."
Posted: by NiKoN Last Reply: by NiKoN
Views: 2219 Replies: 2
"i hav a set of poi which when spun shoot flames and sparks every where all u need is a ping-pong ball, a poi string with a clamp to attach any thing u want and a small globe (made out ..."
Posted: by Pele
Views: 2248 Replies: 18
"I knew I was forgetting something. I have been meaning to post this for awhile and forgot until now.I was recently having a phone conversation with a friend who is a professional fire p..."
Posted: by wulff Last Reply: by vanize
Views: 2449 Replies: 11
"Hello people, I did a search and went and read the article on clothing and didn't see anything on this type of fabric, although I have been known to be blind like that... anyways I was..."
Posted: by bhawk Last Reply: by bhawk
Views: 1238 Replies: 8
"I was wondering if anyone knew a way to diffract the light from rav'n and photon lights to make the trail look bigger like what the rav'n crystals do. The only problem with the crystals..."
Posted: by wulff Last Reply: by GioGio
Views: 1320 Replies: 3
"I didn't see this anywhere in the threads, and that was backed up by it not being in the store.My question relates to the store. I just bought a set of fire poi and am anxiously awaiti..."
Last Reply: by wulff
Views: 1298 Replies: 2
"just found a web site which may interest some of you. they do majic props and some really good pyro stuff (some of its a bit expensive). its at www.themagicbox.com"
Posted: by shayla
Views: 873 Replies: 1
"okay...i admit it...i'm easily frustrated...for some wacked out reason, i got most of the basic staff moves fairly quickly, and had a blast of a time playing around with it...(mostly wh..."
"I was practicing and reading a few posts tonight and decided i am ready to make the transition to fire....and i was very happy to see the sale on the pure flame sets. i looked at the s..."
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1528 Replies: 2
"Hi guys. Sorry I haven't been posting that often, doing a lot more practice and really getting into doubles staffs at the moment...Anyway, on topic, I've just been looking at all of my..."
Posted: by pozee Last Reply: by pozee
Views: 1465 Replies: 5
"okay, i do not know what this thing was called, and i have never seen anyone else use one of these things but i am going to try to explain it. first off the moves that the guy did with..."
Last Reply: by Gruff
Views: 987 Replies: 3
"I'm not sure where else to ask this.I'm interested in building a fire trombone.I figure there are two ways to approach this:light the horn itself, or have flames shoot out from the bell..."
Last Reply: by Ithaca
Views: 2744 Replies: 24
"Noticed that adamrice asked for feedback on the hand harnesses so I thought id start the thread as a few of his sets have started on the relay.I was able to use these poi whilst at Finn..."
"Using Large Shop Towels that I purchased at Discount Auto Parts today, and following Pele's instructions (and a little ingeniousnes), I have made my first set of towel wicks, that have ..."
Posted: by Bendy Last Reply: by xaeda
Views: 1330 Replies: 1
"Just wondering if anyone here does stretches or a warm-up before twirling stuff?I was trying out a few BTB things yesterday for the first time and reaching around, I painfully strained ..."
Posted: by Pele Last Reply: by Bendy
Views: 1793 Replies: 6
"It was suggested a while ago that use of toches/sticks would help learn moves. I had some moderate success with this on a few moves but let it go for just plain practicing. Now there ar..."
"curious what staff users think,if you get a plastic tube, may have to be thick, but same size as a staff, and fill it with part water, part oil, maybe coloured oil, so they dont mix, an..."
Last Reply: by wulff
Views: 1206 Replies: 13
"I know these things were brought up in another post, but it was a little off-topic, and I think they deserve their own thread.Here are some pics of my sauce sticks. I love the different..."
" Lately I have been using towel wicks that are about 2.5" x 5.5" but for safety and durability reasons have decided to make some kevlar interleaves. The towel wicks are pretty heavy wh..."
Posted: by bhawk Last Reply: by xaeda
Views: 2626 Replies: 5
"If I remember correctly, Copper Sulfate burns green or blueish-green. I havent seen anyone suggest that for colored flames, is there a reason for that? My friend had one of those chemis..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Views: 3479 Replies: 2
"I am living in Brisbane Queensland Australia and I am having trouble finding a supplier for my kevlar wicks. Can anyone help?"
"I have been trying to find out the moves for the fountain (is that the one where it looks like you are completly surrounded by fire?).............Love is for all as well as for one"
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 1122 Replies: 7
"ok, i know i'm going to get some slack for not doing a search, but i want my questions answered specifically, so im sorry if im repeating posts.. im gunna be doing my first fire twirlin..."
Posted: by Gheu
Views: 976 Replies: 3
"I do all of my poi with glowsticks right now, and I was planning to make a video so I can use it for a competition (not the one on this site since it will include other things). My que..."
Posted: by NYC Last Reply: by Bernie
Views: 10664 Replies: 13
"I just realized that I have no way of safely transporting my coleman fuel that is less bulky than the big ol' metal gallon gas tank. Not sure that getting on a NYC subway with one of t..."
"I'm posting about an experience I had tonight.I was at a rehearsal tonight for a large show. While I normally use poi that I've made myself, tonight I was trying out the poi portion of..."
Last Reply: by smilee
Views: 1902 Replies: 14
"hey all, i have a solo performance coming up this week and i am curious how one can make a cauldron for performances -- small scale of course. i would just be using it to re-light my to..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by melissa
Views: 2240 Replies: 14
"i have been using towel on ny poi wiks and I notice that the go out easy is there a way that i could still use towel still but make it stay lit?the closest place to get kevlar would bee..."
Last Reply: by vanize
Views: 3039 Replies: 28
"hey all well i just talked my mom into ordering me some poi, and ive been putting a lot of thought into which ones i want. question.. what are the differences between the regular he..."