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likwid
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Posted:anyone? they look like alot of fun and i'm just wanting some input from people who either have a pair or have used 'em before..
thanks smile


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buzzingtalk


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Posted:how did yous learn to do flags?
ive been learning poi for 6 months, but as yous know a lot of poi moves cant be done on flags. did you all just learn from pissing around on them (which is cool!) or is there a site like HOP with lessons and stuff?
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Posted:Does anyone know of a website that shows you how to make flags? Seems to be quite simple but not quite sure.....

Cheers!

ooh, btw I'm new to this site - what are HoP flags?


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coleman
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Posted: Written by: smfrenchie


Does anyone know of a website that shows you how to make flags? Seems to be quite simple but not quite sure.....

Cheers!

ooh, btw I'm new to this site - what are HoP flags?



hi there and welcome to hop.

try checking out the previous page of this thread - it has a link to a site with flag design and construction tips smile

and these are hop flags: click me


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Kombi guy
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Posted:Along with these newly designed twin coloured options that we have just added in the shop.....The smaller colour section is double layered so gives a strong bright coloured appearance.........Very funky under UV....

http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails.php/272_45_dual_colour
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nonenonenone
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Posted:Love flags! find them a bit more difficult that poi but i think thats to do with the weight of them!
got some HoP flags, orange and yellow.
took them to weston and got pic of them on the beach in gallery.
Havn't really mastered doing much with them as yet. but great fun all the same!


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Ravenhill


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Posted:Flags are great fun, I can't recommend the HoP flags enough.

S'just my personal taste, but so many flags, especially ones with weight on the end (or even right the way down them) just drag so much. With the addition of heavy material, or more than one layer (rather than one sheet stitched around the chain) it's like pulling an oar through water.

The HoP ones are v lightweight, ball chain and no extra weight, one-sheet nylon. You can spin them slow and they don't sag, spin them fast and you get little oar-water effect.

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dewboi1982
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Posted:I love my home made flags. they just take time to get used too. There not many people that go out in my area that can do the flags so i like to show off lol

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Igirisujin
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Posted:Hmm I just got a pair from poipoi for a tenner, they even arrived after just one day! I cant wait to spin them but ive got something wrong with my left forearm so I should rest it until I figure out what it is frown



Anyone got any good rescorces on flags? Pictures, lessons, tips that sort of thing? Something for the beggining flagger.




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L0s3r_r@v3r
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Posted:singe you have the kind with handles and swivles you acan use them just like your poi. now it it was just thwe fabrick it would get twisted and you'd have to do one move say a forawd weave, then done a reverse weave to untwist it. it's mostly common sence.

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Matty_B
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Posted: Written by: Kombi guy


Along with these newly designed twin coloured options that we have just added in the shop.....The smaller colour section is double layered so gives a strong bright coloured appearance.........Very funky under UV....
http://www.homeofpoi.com/shop/productDetails.php/272_45_dual_colour
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Happy twirling
juggle weavesmiley juggle weavesmiley juggle



Any chance of getting some photos of these in uv light up on the site , preferably in action ?


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L0s3r_r@v3r
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Posted:i got a bunch in my gallery but not of the dule colors srry

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Muskelunge
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Posted:I have a pair of HoP's flags. I love them. I was inspired to buy them by being entranced by flickering sheets of fabric dancing around people's hands. They are awesome. A little odd at first--they don't have momentum like normal poi do--but most excelent.

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Posted:here are some of my flags,
the weights are swen into the fabric, and there's no handle or swivel, just hold the fabric and spin


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Posted:I was wondering if anyone could make some flag poi of tartan or burberry which also have some form of UV reaction!

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Posted: Written by: Chimney


I was wondering if anyone could make some flag poi of tartan or burberry which also have some form of UV reaction!



as long as the dyes used are UV reactive.. and u have lotsa paitence for the dying process... it could be possible.


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Vixen
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Posted:Does anyone have the link for Doms flag making instructions - the one thats posted up everywhere on HOP doesnt seem to work anymore.

I hadnt seen that vid for the LED flags before - how is that done? xxx


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fireflyfaerie


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Posted:i love my flags, but they have lead weights in the bottom, but they keep falling out, so i cxant use them much frown any tips?

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