sugarbear
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Member Since: 20th Sep 2004
Total posts: 2
Posted:I just bought a pair of Monkeyfist poi from this site, but it doesnt say what the core is made out of. Does anybody know?

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Dom
Dom

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bristol, UK
Member Since: 19th Dec 2001
Total posts: 3009
Posted:I know the old ones had a core of kevlar wrapped round wire that then protruded from the top. The new one's are probably similar.

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Kombi guy
Kombi guy

HOP OM
Location: HOP Central, New Zealand
Member Since: 21st Nov 2003
Total posts: 224
Posted:The newish design Kevlar Monkeyfists have a hollow wooden block in the centre, that allows the eyebolt to spin freely. weavesmiley

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orkoss
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Location: veracruz, mexico
Member Since: 22nd Sep 2004
Total posts: 28
Posted:ey, what's monkeyfist?? i'm new here and i've seen that word a couple of times

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onewheeldave
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Location: sheffield
Member Since: 28th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3252
Posted:A bulky knot to make the end of a rope heavy.

Most common use in spinning is to make a set of 'meteors' (one cord weighted at both ends which looks like a combination of staff and poi when spun) and as a large wick ends for fire poi.

http://www.allesoverballen.com/engels/MONKEYFIST.html


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