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DeadManWalkin30


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Location: Staten Island, NY

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Posted:What's a monkey fist not, how are they used??
Also, I've done poi using lamp oil and I'm interested in trying kero or coleman's, which is better any suggestions??


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TheBovrilMonkey
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TheBovrilMonkey

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Location: High Wycombe, England

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Posted:A monkey's fist is a knot used to weight the end of a rope

This isn't a great looking site, but it works well enough, it's what I used to tell me how to tie one for my practise poi


But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake.

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Kinudin (Soul Fyre)


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Location: San Diego, California, USA

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Posted:I tried the monkey fist knot out of 8 feet of kevlar rope. It used up every bit of it besides about 2 or 3 inches.

Monkey fist knots are needy. I recommend unless you want that oh-so-cool effect of that ball of fire, you should get a few weights instead of making the moneky fist knot.


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