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Member Since: 14th Aug 2005
Total posts: 1

Long time poister, but a newcomer to the world of whips.
Do lit whips still crack, even on fire?

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Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967

You should ask Arashi... or wait til he comes along.

He knows whips.

He's from Texas.


Getting to the other side smile


Location: Melbourne
Member Since: 23rd Sep 2005
Total posts: 39
Posted:Yes, I saw a video somewhere recently, and I think I can remember hearing the cracks. With each crack came a flareup too. This was just near the start until it dies off of course.
Can you already crack a whip?

I love HOT chillies!

*me: Guess what? I'm learning how to eat fire!
*husband: well, you do love hot food.....



Location: Canberra
Member Since: 5th Mar 2005
Total posts: 60
Posted:yes. have a look at



what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
Location: Bali
Member Since: 3rd Mar 2005
Total posts: 4030
Posted:Puk cracks firewhips in a cowboy hat on stilts!

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....



Sweet talented nutter
Location: Brisbane Oz
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2002
Total posts: 2615
Posted:Aww shucks I can't forget that night first time really into it and that was a huge moonfest as well . And the crowd went crazy and i got cuddles that night to

don't forget arshi and there some thread that are in this section

that shrewd and knavish sprite

Called Robin Good Fellow ; are you not he that is frighten of the maidens of the villagery - fairy

I am the merry wander of the night -puk


Location: bristol
Member Since: 27th Jul 2003
Total posts: 13
Posted:I my experience you can crack a fire whip but how easy it is to get a decent audable crack will depend on the thickness of the kevlar rope its made of and the amount of taper there is on it going down to the end. The one I made for myself had three different thickness's of rope making it up, the end two were only a foot or just over, each but made the crack easier.
Having no taper at the end but only the thicker rope to the end makes a proper crack right hard but does seem to meen theres more fuel held in the end to be flung off and fire ball and you get a couple more than with a thin end piece.
Hope this helps.

I'd rather go Poi with myself!


pineapple pete
pineapple pete

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Location: melbourne
Member Since: 20th Sep 2004
Total posts: 5125
Posted:yesterday, i saw 'arizona jones' or 'tim', an international busker, crack a fire whip, to put out the fire, made a fairly loud crack too.

cheers, pete biggrin

"you know there are no trophys for doing silly things in real life yeah pete?" said ant "you wont get a 'listened to ride of the valkyries all the way to vietnam' trophy"

*proud owner of the very cute fire_spinning_angel, birgit and neon shaolin*


Location: Vsters
Member Since: 18th Apr 2005
Total posts: 17
Posted:Just practise without fire first.....make the whip (if you make it yourself of kevlar rope) thinner or taperd about 1 foot on the end...makes it much easier


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