Login/Join to Participate " 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..." " 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 ..." " 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..." " 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 ..." Last Reply: 15th May 2010 by squid Views: 572 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: 8th May 2010 by Geeza Last Reply: 12th May 2010 by aston Views: 2379 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" Last Reply: 9th May 2010 by Tide Views: 3469 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: 9th May 2010 by eca Last Reply: 9th May 2010 by squid Views: 662 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: 7th May 2010 by Tide Last Reply: 8th May 2010 by Tide Views: 3217 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 ..." " 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: 5th May 2010 by AaronM Last Reply: 6th May 2010 by AaronM Views: 1739 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 ..." " 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: 1st May 2010 by Geeza Views: 5147 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..." " http://www.eyepoi.com/?content=Newsanyone have any info about these?" " 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: 15th Jan 2002 by Orin Last Reply: 1st May 2010 by Midkiff Views: 2459 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..." " 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: 30th Jan 2006 by mtbeer Views: 32276 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: 27th Apr 2010 by squid Last Reply: 28th Apr 2010 by squid Views: 1019 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 ..." Last Reply: 26th Apr 2010 by Lye Views: 1652 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..." Last Reply: 22nd Apr 2010 by Geeza Views: 26901 Replies: 101 " Hyperlights are not yet ready. There, I've said it, so I hope the title of this thread didn't get anyone too excited. Things have been extremely busy for me of late with a combination o..." " ok ive been spinning for pfffft a year and a half...two years ...but i wanna start doing it with fire,,, i just have no idea what to go for....im clueless ...xxx grainne" Posted: 18th Apr 2010 by Tide Last Reply: 18th Apr 2010 by Tide Views: 2493 Replies: 2 " I couldn't find a topic regarding this, s'yeah, my apologies if there is one.I know people who use nomex gloves when they spin with fire poi to enable hand wraps and spiral wraps, now I..." Last Reply: 16th Apr 2010 by aston Views: 833 Replies: 7 " I'm going to make some normal sized 2" x 2" x whatever is normal (2/2.5?) duo fold cathedrals. How much kevlar do I need? The tutorial says 4-8 feet per, that's a wide range. ..." " Ok, so I picked up firestaff about two months ago now, and have gotten quite addicted. I've been borrowing a staff from a friend for the duration of it, and also have some double staffs..." Last Reply: 16th Apr 2010 by Midkiff Views: 1087 Replies: 7 " Ok i know this sounds dumb.. but i really don't get the rope dart... like i see how it's made and cool thingys you can do with it but... whats it for.. like how do most poeple use it? a..." " Hey my question is "What is the best type of rope to use to make a rope dart?" Pay attention: Because I will test all suggested and give feedback.Thanks." Posted: 19th Nov 2008 by Richee Views: 948 Replies: 5 " &lbr;THEO(R)IST&rbr;Video bio project, maping performingduring 2002-2005.-------------------------------------------------------&lbr;VERSION&rbr;0.3&lbr;TODO&rbr;-Binary data transfer.-..." " Didn't see another thread like this, so I thought I would post some useful knots I use all the time in my practice poi and things I use them for. These are primarily knots I use with co..." Last Reply: 8th Apr 2010 by Midkiff Views: 1103 Replies: 11 " just had a random idea does anyone think they could make led weighted handles they would look awesome with throws" " just wondering if anyone has any of the gorrila fist poi cuz i would really like to see a video of them" Posted: 22nd Mar 2010 by Guyli Views: 14026 Replies: 10 " Hello,To put things simply i'm doing fire breathing and i recently moved from France to USA. Then big problem: i can't manage to find an equivalent of the fuel i am used to breath (plea..." Posted: 26th May 2001 by EnigmA Last Reply: 5th Apr 2010 by Samhman Views: 2787 Replies: 15 " Does anyone here do poi movements in their martial art weapon demos or martial art weapon moves in their poi demos? tell me what weapons or style YOU PRACTICE that uses weapons." " So I have been asked to do a fire eating and tracing act at a gay club in a few months. I've also been asked if I wouldn't mind wearing body paint for the act.I told them that I'd be h..." " ok so i've been looking around for some different fuels to try and i'm hoping to get some feedback. espisially on limonene, white gas(colemens), lamp oil, and methonal.i'm looking mostl..." " Okay, here's the situation. I've been spinning fire for almost a year now and my little cathedrals (though in good condition) are getting to be unusable. Simply because they have tiny f..." Posted: 12th Apr 2002 by WarPoi Views: 1470 Replies: 1 " Teaching a Scuba Class in Cozumel next week and wish to spin but am not sure if it is best to take all or the supplies on the airplane or if I can purchase Fuel there?Really like paraff..." " After watching this video:Poi by Yuta & Ronanhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh3HWx1ozrYI was determined to make a pair of poi similar. I purchased some 80mm contact balls, some 8mm ..." " So I have been thinking about making a set of Fire Buugeng but have been trying to figure out if I want to go Stainless steal or aluminum to make the staffs. Any views on which would b..." Posted: 18th Apr 2007 by Hana4 Last Reply: 26th Mar 2010 by FireTom Views: 3479 Replies: 7 " I'm trying to make a set of fire fans. So far i have the stainless steel constructon all done with 5 metal prongs on each fan. I've used 4mm dia stainless steel rods and now that i've c..." Last Reply: 24th Mar 2010 by Midkiff Views: 2118 Replies: 4 " ok i saw some led poi called eye poi they have a program where they can spell words in the spin from how they arrange the leds but havent seen anything on them being available for purch..." " Okay so I have some questions on how to trick out some toys.#1) I want to make my fire fan heads fatter so they'll hold more fuel. Can I just take kevlar and wrap over the existing head..." Posted: 23rd Mar 2010 by Lye Views: 697 Replies: 3 " I saw this at a festival in MA. Some guy had fire snakes, but they were more like cords than snakes. They were really long and went really fast and were really thin. They burned blue/gr..." Last Reply: 23rd Mar 2010 by Lye Views: 855 Replies: 6 " This is my new fire poi. Everything but the quick links and chain is from HOP. Will be getting Single loop pro series handles soon, honestly I thought that's what I ordered but I guess ..." " any recommendations for the best way of keeping your acrylic balls in good condition? I've looked around at various methods of looking after them, think a polishing wheel might be the w..." Last Reply: 22nd Mar 2010 by Malcolm Views: 3679 Replies: 3 " Hi, I'm looking into getting palm torches similiar to the ones imakokode uses in this video:anyone know where i can get those?or any tips on making them, recommended designs etc.?" " The other day I bought a katana. Was bored, watching Rouroni Kenshin and said to myself "That looks cool, I want one". So now I'm all hooked on sword play too.Anyway, I also have a bokk..." Last Reply: 20th Mar 2010 by squid Views: 1849 Replies: 2 " hi,im looking to a buy my first fire fan, i was wondering whether a large fan would be too big for me, im about 5'5. i really like the look of the large ones but if they end up being to..." Posted: 11th Jul 2007 by Richee Views: 4081 Replies: 23 " D: FOR PRACTISING ONLY, REQUIRE AVERAGE WEIGHT BALANCE ABILITY AND CONTROL.(thx Dad)Well, look like this:(mirror)-'Pro' practise Poi with 2.75'' crystall ball inside.The Knot constructi..." Last Reply: 17th Mar 2010 by Midkiff Views: 2177 Replies: 8 " So I recently constructed these poi out of very common resources. I'm still working on my design a bit. Here's some photos to help explain!The poi head is clear plastic tubing from the ..."