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Posted: by Blackbird
Last Reply: by NYC
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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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
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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 ..."
Posted: by firenomad
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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..."
Posted: by Charles
Last Reply: by Cantus
Views: 1447    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by phunky
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 2106    Replies: 14
"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..."
Posted: by Cute Little Burning Ball
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2518    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2391    Replies: 6
"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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 2700    Replies: 2
"ok, ok, this might have been covered before but, I'm new to this site and I'm hoping to get away with my do you make coloured flame? what effects does it have on the wick?..."
Posted: by pozee
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 8622    Replies: 17
"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,..."
Posted: by Jo
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1806    Replies: 12
"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..."
Posted: by Available
Last Reply: by melissa
Views: 1834    Replies: 6
"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..."
Posted: by Lego
Views: 1591    Replies: 6
"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..."
Posted: by Amber
Last Reply: by emthren
Views: 1476    Replies: 10
"i would love to make myself some fire fingers.can someone tell me how i should attach the wicks to the wire?"
Last Reply: by Axis
Views: 6646    Replies: 38
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by Cassandra
Views: 3158    Replies: 21
"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..."
Posted: by Rain
Last Reply: by Bish_the_Ding
Views: 2023    Replies: 17
"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..."
Posted: by glowraver
Last Reply: by Hapes-Nova
Views: 1038    Replies: 5
"Hey do any of you know any good sites on liqud style? Thanks a bunch"
Posted: by alleykat
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 1258    Replies: 9
"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..."
Posted: by Frenzie
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 1103    Replies: 6
"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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Endangered Sanity
Views: 1631    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by Chotys
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1104    Replies: 1
"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 ..."
Posted: by Agni
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 1286    Replies: 2
"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..."
Posted: by Sabine
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 2413    Replies: 3
"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..."
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by Ade
Views: 2805    Replies: 19
"Last night, I tested three fuels--kerosene, biodiesel, and lamp oil--for burn time. My results are posted at"
Posted: by melissa
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 1396    Replies: 3
"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..."
Posted: by Xochidance
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1106    Replies: 3
"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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Kosmik Lunatik
Views: 958    Replies: 3
"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?"
Posted: by MystikDancer
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 1010    Replies: 2
"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 ..."
Posted: by Faltryn
Last Reply: by Charles
Views: 1538    Replies: 5
"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..."
Posted: by Firefunk
Last Reply: by Ithaca
Views: 3762    Replies: 21
", 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 ..."
Posted: by NYC
Last Reply: by NYC
Views: 1254    Replies: 3
"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 ..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1165    Replies: 2
"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 ..."
Posted: by N8
Last Reply: by Fire Princess
Views: 928    Replies: 6
"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..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Views: 1273    Replies: 2
"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..."
Posted: by Bellydancegirl
Last Reply: by Bellydancegirl
Views: 902    Replies: 2
"I am searching for some info on dancing with fire fingers. Where can they be purchased, and/or how do you make them?"
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by Frenzie
Views: 2457    Replies: 9
"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 ..."
Posted: by dask
Last Reply: by dask
Views: 1829    Replies: 9
"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 wath the vids they are..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by adamrice
Views: 1381    Replies: 3
"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..."
Posted: by pozee
Last Reply: by Knagi
Views: 1512    Replies: 6
"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. ..."
Posted: by shizN0T
Last Reply: by DJ Dantana
Views: 1238    Replies: 3
"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..."
Posted: by Antti_Pantti
Last Reply: by Dr. Spin
Views: 2834    Replies: 4
"I saw these great about 10" glow sticks with camera batteries sold at the Fusion Festival, CA, and i was going to order them but lost the website address. It was something like caltroni..."
Posted: by adamrice
Last Reply: by MystikDancer
Views: 1701    Replies: 5
"This stuff is hard to find--the only place I know of here in Austin that has it is a Chinese herb shop--but it really works and I recommend it. For example: one night I got two burns o..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by MiSsFrOg
Views: 1165    Replies: 5
"just a question as to what sort of poi (heads)people are using. almost all i have seen have been tennis balls inside sock and tail and a few, one actually of a very short bation type th..."
Posted: by Blackbird
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 2427    Replies: 20
"I have heard this term used a lot. What is it?------------------"O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention." - William ShakespeareCheck out my Online Ga..."
Posted: by Anonymous
Last Reply: by Anonymous
Views: 1717    Replies: 10
"oookay... for those who say they're using soybean oil I am very interested as to exactly how you create enough boooof to reach powerlines. I do it with kero no worries - but oil seems ..."
Posted: by RavingLunatic
Last Reply: by RavingLunatic
Views: 1691    Replies: 11
"check out this video that chicazul shot with her's me with 2 staffs, call me an egomaniac, but this is the first video I have ever had of me.. I know the quality sucks..htt..."
Posted: by arrgh
Last Reply: by arrgh
Views: 1142    Replies: 6
"hello, think it's pretty nice to have a fuel bottle in my pocket to firebreath while twirling. But it its open i get fuel all over me while dancing...and with top its hard to open whil..."
Posted: by pozee
Views: 1218    Replies: 0
"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. t..."
Posted: by RavingLunatic
Views: 975    Replies: 0
"Thanks guys..I wish the quality was better, I'd like to get a VHS recording and then maybe digitize it later.."
Posted: by Rain
Last Reply: by flash fire
Views: 1448    Replies: 4
"does anyone else on this site play with devil sticks? does anyone know of any good devil stick websites? i have using them for years but have not maniged to find anything that describes..."
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