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" 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..."
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"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..."
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"I am living in Brisbane Queensland Australia and I am having trouble finding a supplier for my kevlar wicks. Can anyone help?"
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"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"
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"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..."
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"I can find the more common ones like boric acid, but getting hold of stuff like strontium chloride is a nightmare, as it doesn't really have normal a household use.Everyone's like... wh..."
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"for my homemade wicks I use fiberglass rope. it works rather well. I haven't yet made any towel wicks. When I was looking for something to use I was told to try fiberglass rope, and it ..."
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"Ok, I was just up at a festival where we had waterpistols & bubble guns. (Aside: this combo makes for a great 3D shooting game, better than a playstaion 2).But, .. here's one for the t..."
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"Sweeeeeeeeeeeet! Just got my Pure Flame 3-piece staff from Malcolm and took it to the Auckland Firenight last night in Victoria Park.The weight distribution is a little different to wh..."
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"I think...err, i've read that you guys soaked you're sparkly poi in kero. I've never actually tried to make sparkly poi. If you were to soak it in methanol and boric acid would the sp..."
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"Hello, im making my own practice poi, everything is going right thanx to the tips that are here given, but ive come to a question and is, how long is the best length for the poi strin..."
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"I don't think anything has been posted about this, and yes before you ask i did search the topic.Tonight i was looking through my dads electronics product sheet looking for some cheap s..."
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"ok, ok, this might have been covered before but, I'm new to this site and I'm hoping to get away with my stupidity.how do you make coloured flame? what effects does it have on the wick?..."
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"i think this is where it belongs, if not please feel free to whip me into submission madames and sirs alike. any ways, when i do all of my wraps with fire i put on my camoflauge shirt,..."
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"Hi,I saw a design of flourescent poi the other night which I've never seen before but they look and feel excellent. I was wondering if anyone knows where to get them. Here's a descrip..."
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"the designs for the t-shirts are brilliant - BIG UPS to the designers. i think being able to have stickers for some of the designs would be real cool.really the possibilities are endle..."
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"I'm curious what all the glowstickers out there consider the optimal size glowstick for their swinging, optimal color mix and what brand?Also, anyone know a good site that delivers inte..."
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"i would love to make myself some fire fingers.can someone tell me how i should attach the wicks to the wire?"
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"DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE TO GET DIFFERENT COLORED ULTRA GLOWSTICKS, YOU USUALLY CAN ONLY GET THEM IN ORANGE, BUT I HAVE BEEN TOLD THEY MAKE THEM IN OTHER COLORS, I JUST HAVENT BEEN ABLE ..."
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"Don't laugh , OK ? ...I remember watching the opening of the olympics in Sidney and they had the flam relay which went UNDER water. SO I was wondering, has anyone any idea of how they d..."
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"when making staffs i use strips of bike tyre tube wound around the staff and fasten it on using electrical tape. does anyone make theirs differently? what are other people using? what w..."
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"Hey do any of you know any good sites on liqud style? Thanks a bunch"
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"First... In my own defense: I know another thread exists on this topic (see "Ok, I'm back, and I have issues, under technical discussion), but I'm starting a new one with a more self-ex..."
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"Perhaps what this site needs is a glossary of terms. It would stand to reason that people experienced in the arts may not look at tutorials, or would have learnt from these tutorials to..."
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"Hello firedancers! Here is the trick: (I did it with a staff, but you can do it on pois as well), 1) Get a strong glue, 2) Use a piece of cotton (an old t-shirt, e.g) and stick it to th..."
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"Hey,recently me and three guys came together to create Serpentice Fire Circus and have a gig coming up in five months. We have a few routines worked out where two of us twirl for about ..."
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"Hi, hope I'm in the right forum There are many videos (Including those in the hat and cane page, and bassman's site), that I can't display. Windows media player gives me a "codec not f..."
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"Morning all,I'm just getting into the staff fire-twirling thing - a friend of mine put me up to it. I was playing around with coloured flames using copper (II) nitrate and cupric chlor..."
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"Last night, I tested three fuels--kerosene, biodiesel, and lamp oil--for burn time. My results are posted athttp://www.fire-gear.com/testing2.htmlcheers"
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"ok, i've been looking around trying to figure out about making some fire eating/trailing wicks out of the thin kevlar cord, my qustion to folks here is what diameter of cord do you pref..."
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"Greetings fire fam, I was out at the beach as usual, but got too close to the water for my own good. One of my dear cathedral wicks took a dunk. So I resoaked it with more fuel, and wit..."
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"Hey everyone, I'm looking to by some pretty cheap glow necklaces for a party I'm throwing. I don't want to spend to much on them but I need about 500. Got any ideas?"
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"Hi. I have a digital camera that I tried to take pictures with. Unfortunatly, without the flash, all I could see was a small line where my stick is. nothing else, everything is back. I ..."
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"Hi folksFor the ast couple of weeks, I've been twirling a broom handle round, and I think I'm ready to progress to the burny stuff. ) Does anyone know, would it be foolish to make a st..."
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"Alright...now, just to set the right tone here, I'm NOT looking for information on how to photograph poi. (I can use the bulb setting on my SLR quite nicely *grin*) What I do want to ..."
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"I guess this goes in the technical section...In previous posts I have wanted to copy and paste websites from my browser as well as quotes from other previous posts but can't figure out ..."
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"I don't get the turning to make a pattern go backwards. I can do the forward swing, stall it mid-turn, and make it go backwards, but I don't think that is it. Same with the weave. I am ..."
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"Ok so I did the search function and I used a bunch of different phrasings and I reworded what I needed to find like three times but with no luck....So please don't blast me with "use th..."
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"I broke the switch on my photon II lights and was wondering where i can buy replacement switches. I know a while back someone posted a sight that sold the switches. thanks for your hel..."
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"I am searching for some info on dancing with fire fingers. Where can they be purchased, and/or how do you make them?"
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"If anyone out there has looked for a rigid container to store/transport/ship a staff, I saw a pretty neat item at a fishing-supply store today. It's a fishing-rod container. It's quite ..."
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"Hi,Like many when I was young I used to dream about the acme juming shoes the coyote had in roadrunner cartoons. Bassman made me discover http://www.powerskip.de wath the vids they are..."
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"I have been trying to do the 5 beat weave and quad corkscrew for ages now. After getting a new set of uv poi with long tails, I was able to do it almost IMMEDIATELY , for some reason I..."
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"i am going to try to get some pictures this weekend of me spinning some poi with 2 hard wire circles of wick in the shape of an atom on the ends. i think it might give a nice effect. ..."
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"What do you guys think would happin if I soaked my wicks then rolled them in copper dust? I am trying sparkley poi tonight w/ steel wool, I wanna try copper dust at the same time. mayb..."
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