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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:http://www.mutace.com/Recice2/recice13.html
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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:Cool!

Different coloured sparklers look ace in normal sparkly poi, very nice effect wink


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duballstar
SILVER Member since Sep 2003

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slack rating - 9.5
Location: Suburbiton, Yoo-Kay

Total posts: 2216
Posted:there's some good photo's of that here

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dipsy


dipsy

stranger
Location: Uxbridge, Leamington Spa. UK

Total posts: 11
Posted:So how do you actually attach them? Do you bend the end of their wire around the chain just above the poi head? Don't they sparkle out before the poi are really flaming?

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:I've seen Frodo do this before.
He just pushed 3 sparklers through a tube core wick, and fastened them at the top with some tape.

Voila, sparkly fire poi. biggrin


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joulz


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enlightened
Location: montreal

Total posts: 187
Posted:clever;) but i aint got no tube core wick lol
help me find something?


it must be green

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Mand
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

Mand

Keeper of the Spitfire
Location: Calgary Canada

Total posts: 2317
Posted:Do you have a spare set of older more knackered wicks you could sacrifice (cathedrals?).
I've never tried it, but I suppose you could drill very small holes through the wick, and shove the sparklers through that way.
Just make sure they're nice and secure on the top end. wink


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vanize
SILVER Member since Aug 2001

vanize

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Austin, Texas

Total posts: 3899
Posted:get a box or two or sparklers, take half og the ones you are going to use and bend their handles all together, do the same with the other half - attach string or your chains, light and spin like hell because you only have about 20 or 30 seconds tops.

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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:
Here are new photoz smile

http://www.tenzor.cz/tulen/fotky/zonglovani_letna_1.9.2004/zonglovani_letna_1.9.2004.html
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When i bought the wool it was in one roled pack and I cut twice
40mc of the role and taged to chain of Poi. Then I burn both the fringe ends and heat em smile


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filthy 23
BRONZE Member since Nov 2003

filthy 23

member
Location: USA

Total posts: 136
Posted:Richee, so the wool wasn't inside a cage of any sort? whadya mean by "taged"?

I made cages for my wool, but your photos are much more sparkly than I ever acheived.

btw, those are amazing photos! smile


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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague

Total posts: 1841
Posted:When I bought the wire wool was rolled. First I made globe shaped cages, but I saw the wire need space and air to burn the most. So I cut just two 40cm long strips from the roll and wire them to the end of chain from my fire Poi and wire a bit the wool around.
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Face_NL
PLATINUM Member since Sep 2002

Face_NL

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Location: Netherlands - Breda

Total posts: 513
Posted:Huuu, the idea of attaching sparklers to normal poi by a hole is so simple, it must work :-)... I am going to have a fire meeting friday, so if I'm able to find some sparklers, I'll let you know if it worked and how it looks <camera Will be present biggrin!>

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