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ellixxire


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Posted:I was wondering what material would be best to use as wick for staffs and poi. I recently found some non-blended kevlar tape, would that work or is it best to go with a fiberglass or cotton blend with the kevlar? As well, would fiberglass tape do the thing too?

Thanx 4 the help!


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Sparkfire


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Posted:as far as i know the kevlar cotton mix is best. kevlar for strength and cotton for absorbancy.

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master sodium


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Posted:steel wool is my favorite wicking.

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Bender_the_Offender
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Posted:My ultimate staff would be carved outta ivory, with white rhino skin handles and baby seal fur wicking.

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