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Batwalker
SILVER Member since Aug 2004

Batwalker

journeyman
Location: Malvern, UK

Total posts: 50
Posted:Has anyone tried making flag poi?

I am a EVIL Giraffe.....

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Yes - lots of people smile



The answer (as with alot of questions) lies in my signature wink



These boards have been here years - so there's alot of information on here. It's always worth while to search for something before posting a new topic on it

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Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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djmagicfairy
BRONZE Member since Mar 2017

djmagicfairy

stranger
Location: Carlisle, England

Total posts: 12
Posted:can i just say i've tried searching for a thread on flag poi but can't find one anyone got a link x

What's your crack then?

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ado-p
GOLD Member since May 2004

ado-p

Pirate Ninja
Location: Galway/Ireland

Total posts: 3882
Posted:*deleted by ado-p*
EDITED_BY: ado-p (1094848734)


Love is the law.

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Bird
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Bird

now available in "advanced"
Location: Cornwall

Total posts: 6086
Posted:I just put "flags" into the search and I got This Page Of Links

Not sure if they're any good to you, but have a look see!

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My state of mind is not yours to define!

There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness."

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:This page of search results might be helpfull. smile

Lets steal a spaceship and head for the sun, and shoot the stars with a lemonade ray gun.

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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1785
Posted:bump!

I've been making my own poi for ages now and have had a few goes at making flag poi and the only problem is what to weight the edges with....I've been using chain but it's all lumpy and expensive so if anyone has any other ideas that would be great!!


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*robyn*
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

*robyn*

member
Location: canadian in canada

Total posts: 111
Posted:curtain weights.

my state of mind creates my world

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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1785
Posted:yeah i just discovered that my self - weighted curtain cord...its perfect

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:i'm curious why we bumped up a thread that should have been locked by the mods for repeated subjects? there's lots that have good information on flagpoi int hem that you could bump up.

-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"

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house_of_mill
GOLD Member since Jul 2004

house_of_mill

old hand
Location: Manchester England

Total posts: 896
Posted:The ones I made are simple, used the picture from HOP as a shape template then made the flags with a eyeleted hole at each end to held my chain and then like robyn says used curtain wieghts I'll add my two minute template to my gallery

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

Roman, Trippie Hippie,On the way back from Play Festival

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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1785
Posted:i manage to find a shop that sold curtain weighted cord which is sooooooo perfect. I've made them now, theres a pic in my gallery.

thanks for the help everyone


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house_of_mill
GOLD Member since Jul 2004

house_of_mill

old hand
Location: Manchester England

Total posts: 896
Posted:Those are so tiny and cute, the hop ones are huge compared to your and mine home made ones your look more proffesional than mine like.

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

Roman, Trippie Hippie,On the way back from Play Festival

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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1785
Posted:i'd love to be able to make them bigger but i'm all girly and weak so the big flags wear me out after a couple of minutes. i've got the poi poi ones and they are huge and tiring!!

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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:starpoi - are you gona be selling those flags, altho i love my flags id really like some smaller sparkley ones... mine wear me out aswell! xxx

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.

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house_of_mill
GOLD Member since Jul 2004

house_of_mill

old hand
Location: Manchester England

Total posts: 896
Posted:Has anyone tried Hyperloops with Flags? I've been trying but only get the Hyper bit an sometimes a tangle too!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

Roman, Trippie Hippie,On the way back from Play Festival

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SILVER Member since Jan 2005

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Pooh-Bah
Location: Bristol

Total posts: 1785
Posted:vixen..i've got to get some more weights before i make anymore but i'll let you know when i do so you can have some..

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Vixen
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire

Total posts: 3276
Posted:Soundz good to me... how much do you think you will be charging for them? xxx

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.

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