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Posted: by kitebuggy_Anne
Last Reply: by SpinnerofDetroit
Views: 1093    Replies: 12
"Kind of thinking out loud here, but I'm toying with ideas for making weighted practise poi before investing in actual fire poi. Probably going down the fill-a-tennis-ball-with-somethin..."
Posted: by Malcolm
Last Reply: by Icarus Forde
Views: 3548    Replies: 14
"Last night I went around to my friends "power up" of his newly made tesla coil.Here's a picture I took. Sparks were 1m long when running at half power. It got me thinking a..."
Posted: by STOPpanda
Last Reply: by Durbs
Views: 1382    Replies: 9
"Alright! I've just gotten into a pretty heated poi debate with my boyfriend about what a fountain is and is not. He's learning how to spin, and I've been doing it for about three years,..."
Posted: by GaBi#GST
Last Reply: by SpinnerofDetroit
Views: 1310    Replies: 4
"Hy everyone, I am from Romania and I am a fire dancer!Recently I managed to find a barbecue fuel and I am afraid to use it in fire spitting because I don't know if it's safe enough for ..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by Midkiff
Views: 407    Replies: 1
"just coming to me:Anyone aware that what we're doing (dancing with fire) at least has been considered "sacred" in ancient times?We're using fire not in its destructive context..."
Posted: by Shion
Last Reply: by SpinnerofDetroit
Views: 4076    Replies: 4
"Hi, I'm looking for some alternative fuel for fire twirling instead of using Kerosene.As our fire spinning community gets bigger n bigger every year, and especially we have high fire re..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 5302    Replies: 28
"... what is it?I am finding myself standing there and trying some butterfly pattern (my arms in the same plane as the poi), going from one direction to the other and only notice half an..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 624    Replies: 1
"Unfortunately I can't post them here, but if you're on FB you could connect with Andrey Das aka DAS.Reiiyye he's got the most amazing fire photography going that I personally had the ..."
Posted: by stano3b
Last Reply: by Icarus Forde
Views: 1351    Replies: 1
"What does the size of flame and its burn duration depend on?The bigger outside area poi has the bigger flame it gives?How can I influence how long itll burn? the more oil it soaks in, t..."
Posted: by Ms Vanity
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 28857    Replies: 87
"hello guysi m looking info of how i can exhale fire but not doing fire breathingcheck the intro of this videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1yrDHRpfA4does anyone have idea about it?"
Posted: by Dj Masta Killa
Last Reply: by Heed
Views: 6536    Replies: 34
"I've been practicing poi since the beginning of August and i've tend to notice the shorter my poi are the more moves i can do without wacking the balls together or getting tangled. I ju..."
Posted: by Cassandra
Last Reply: by Sister Eleven
Views: 6213    Replies: 31
"Pele, sorry in advance if that one has allready been discussed, just could not find it in the searchg section ...here is my question :do you guys throw your poiZ in the air ? is it comm..."
Posted: by kreepinKWIK
Last Reply: by SpinnerofDetroit
Views: 926    Replies: 7
"i studied art and all so i know about contrasting colors and how they can "pop" to the eye.. my question is what color combinations are more appealing to the eye? specifically..."
Posted: by Julie2022
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 18024    Replies: 45
"Ok - so, I've measured out my sock poi properly and I even took away one inch to allow for my cleavage - however, an inch wasn't enough.What do overflowing women do with this issue? I'v..."
Posted: by gscRatikal
Last Reply: by SpinnerofDetroit
Views: 1322    Replies: 3
"I recently bought the fire poi starter kit from the site and used the arm length method to decide my chain length. Now, I got them yesterday and I feel like the chains are too long. I a..."
Posted: by MaurEzekiel
Last Reply: by Smurf24029
Views: 2215    Replies: 29
"Been looking at both the rainbow fade and single color LED poi in the HoP shop, and I've been wondering if either was significantly brighter than the other during performances. I've hea..."
Posted: by happyinmotion
Last Reply: by Soopa
Views: 558    Replies: 4
"I've been working away at some prototypes. The glow fans are motion responsive, with a 3-axis accelerometer controlling the colour and brightness based off how they are moved. 10 LEDs, ..."
Posted: by Warior Drake
Last Reply: by Soopa
Views: 4574    Replies: 14
"Although I've been out of the game for a while I'm still by trade a welder and I saw a clip on youtube (from Nick of Playpoi.com) about fire poi design. I've got access to top of the l..."
Posted: by Daedra
Last Reply: by Soopa
Views: 1302    Replies: 6
"Hello there guys! (^_^)Ok, I've got me a couple of glow balls. Planning to make a Pendulum Poi set but with glow heads instead of the standard Stage Ball heads. The problem is that the ..."
Posted: by TribalBeatsSioux
Last Reply: by Midkiff
Views: 1354    Replies: 7
"Since Halloween is my favourite time of the year, I made Halloween Sock Poi. "
Posted: by Apryl00gghgf
Last Reply: by Poje
Views: 517    Replies: 1
"HI!I'm flying to Barranquilla, Columbia in Aug. and trekking to the "Lost City". I was told it would be cool for me to bring my poi to play with at camp. When I land in Barr..."
Posted: by liquidtrance
Last Reply: by liquidtrance
Views: 1079    Replies: 11
"ok so I've got a massive fire show to put on and aside from the usual firey craziness that we all know and love the director wants torchbearers carrying massive flaming torches in a pro..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 6735    Replies: 39
"Cookie Cutter Spinners! beware of the great cookie munching monster! Please excuse if there's another thread about this topic, I dun a search but couldn't find any. Further please have ..."
Posted: by ChrisCanfield
Last Reply: by ChrisCanfield
Views: 999    Replies: 6
"I'm relatively experienced trying to get the brightest poi possible, but I actually need a dim set. I'm looking to acquire a set for spinning in the kinds of goth clubs that don't norm..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by ElectricBlue
Views: 1272    Replies: 4
"My plan is to make some simple cheap poi that weight can be added to by filling the balls with popcorn seeds. Doesnt matter if these get lost as it will have only cost me a fiver or so..."
Posted: by Singed Piper (formerly Mark1)
Last Reply: by Flint_413
Views: 6862    Replies: 11
"do i have to be a clown to get the insurance or can i get it for just poi. i don't want to put on makeup i just want to be covered for public performance"
Posted: by dulce flames
Last Reply: by Flint_413
Views: 12420    Replies: 17
"So I've made up my mind that it is time I set about to accomplish another goal which is constructing a fire hula hoop. I've done some searches here but can't find too much info. If any..."
Posted: by Red_RaveN
Last Reply: by poifull_spirit
Views: 20884    Replies: 21
"I've made me a pair of kevlar chains and spun with them for a while. Now they're all black from fuel ashes(or whatever it is..) What I'd like to know is that whether it is useful to cle..."
Posted: by FireTom
Last Reply: by FireTom
Views: 1077    Replies: 10
"We've tried to address the question before but no replies...USsians! (or whoever else got the guns....) PLEASE do something useful with your 2nd amendment, take some old wick from your ..."
Posted: by Johara-Raqs
Views: 743    Replies: 0
"Where do I get the couplings you can buy on this site but in 4.5? They only sell the one size chain and couplings here...I wish they would sell more sizes - the 8mm is too big and distr..."
Posted: by Johara-Raqs
Last Reply: by Johara-Raqs
Views: 589    Replies: 3
"I got the voi kit from Michelle Joyce, but the straps are chafing my fingers - they are leather strips about 1" wide and 5" folded over. I put 1 or two fingers in them and alt..."
Posted: by Igneas Tempestas
Last Reply: by Igneas Tempestas
Views: 602    Replies: 5
"Hi everybody! posted this on the Flowtoys facebook page earlier but thought it would be a good idea to share it on here as well to get the word out Just got myself a set of Flowpoi Duo ..."
Posted: by Katinca
Last Reply: by Paddington Bear
Views: 9880    Replies: 50
"Recently Josh and I took a fire-twirling course, and taught some kids and adults how to use staff and poi in a 12 hour course run over the weekend. By the end of the course all of the s..."
Posted: by SpinnerofDetroit
Last Reply: by SpinnerofDetroit
Views: 12145    Replies: 64
"I couldn't seem to find anything like this. Well, A couple kind of, but the links didn't work at all. So here this is. A thread for discussing your/any other wick designs that you know ..."
Posted: by Zeradin
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 485    Replies: 2
"I am wondering if any of you have opinions experience in sizing differences between a couple of the toys here.72mm vs 80mm pendulum poiand 8mm vs 10mm rope meteorThanks!"
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by aston
Views: 2136    Replies: 24
"A few quick shots, all taken with 1 second shutter. Some in the day and some at night.http://www.hyperlight.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=974"
Posted: by johndhaive
Last Reply: by Tide
Views: 2999    Replies: 8
"flowlights with crystal case and flow mass in HOP VS flowpoi from flowtoys.com which is better in terms of durability?im having second thoughts in buying this cool stuff.. hehehe! pleas..."
Posted: by eca
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 390    Replies: 1
"hey, I just made a pair of sock poi with 249 grams of rice in each head (love heavy poi!), and I want to counter-weight them but I'm not sure what the ratio of head weight to handle wei..."
Posted: by Tide
Last Reply: by Tide
Views: 2492    Replies: 5
"Does anyone have a video camera that's good at recording for both fire and glow? Mainly thinking of poi and the occasional staff person, but I don't know what camera to get.Price range ..."
Posted: by Sparkfire
Last Reply: by liquidtrance
Views: 9657    Replies: 19
"This is written up in a .doc hosted here As some may know flying in australia with your firetoys can be frought with peril, I do not know if the below approach will work in the US with ..."
Posted: by AaronM
Last Reply: by AaronM
Views: 1252    Replies: 14
"So... I have found the site, introduced myself... and now I am looking into get my first toy to try out. I have seen poi a cpl times and it is mesmerizing... but I know next to nothing ..."
Posted: by *HyperLight
Last Reply: by willow2x
Views: 1219    Replies: 15
"So after ~6 years of hard work, we've just finished the first batch of (8) Hyperlights. We'll be shipping them as soon as we've received payment It's been a long time coming, but we're ..."
Posted: by Geeza
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 4457    Replies: 27
"Here are my hyperlights. This is a quick thread to show you how they work, them in action and the possibilities they have.There are still a few creases to be ironed out that the creato..."
Posted: by liquidtrance
Last Reply: by *HyperLight
Views: 1129    Replies: 10
"http://www.eyepoi.com/?content=Newsanyone have any info about these?"
Posted: by Munkustrap
Last Reply: by Elmosouth
Views: 14437    Replies: 25
"Fire breathing has been capturing my curiosity lately, and so like anyone should, I've started off just reading about it. I noticed though in a lot of the HoP articles about breathing a..."
Posted: by Orin
Last Reply: by Midkiff
Views: 2326    Replies: 12
"Hey.. I was struggling with learning the weave for a while.. then I came across this site the other night.. watched how she did it.. practiced a bit and had the weave down fairly well i..."
Posted: by Sister Eleven
Last Reply: by liquidtrance
Views: 828    Replies: 7
"Super glue claims to be super, but I'm finding it doesn't seem to bond in the slightest to either my bike tires (would be useful to keep my handles from unraveling if I tug too hard) or..."
Posted: by mtbeer
Last Reply: by Warior Drake
Views: 31720    Replies: 38
"I'm planning on getting a house in the next couple months and I want it to be as poi friendly as possible so I can host weekly spin jams. What would your ideal spinners house have?I wan..."
Posted: by squid
Last Reply: by squid
Views: 875    Replies: 2
"So Ive got an old stage ball that used to be part of a pair of contact poi Im not using anymore, but I want to weight it like a Sil-X ball. I can't find liquid silicone, so Im looking ..."
Posted: by bjrcboy
Last Reply: by Lye
Views: 1495    Replies: 13
"I finally got a set of fire poi(From renegade juggling, thanks bob!) after about a year and a half of spinning. Anyways it has oval twist link chain and it just feels to heavy... Is the..."
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