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Swiftspin
GOLD Member since Aug 2006

newbie
Location: Coral Springs, south Florida

Total posts: 4
Posted:I recently started spinning fire, so im fairly new on how to maintain my fire poi. I noticed they both have started to rip at the top and I've lit up I'd say about 10 - 13 times. I know there sapposed to last longer then that but i dont know why there ripping. I have the cathedral set and I love them so far besides the fact there thier starting to get torn up already. Can someone please help me to distinguish why they are ripping and help me prevent them from geting more damaged?

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maus
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

maus

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia

Total posts: 4191
Posted:Is it tearing or fraying? If its just fraying, then trim of any dangly bits and then paint them with a bit of PVA glue where they are fraying....should keep em nice and tidy! smile

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Swiftspin
GOLD Member since Aug 2006

newbie
Location: Coral Springs, south Florida

Total posts: 4
Posted:Thanks alot Maus, I think its only fraying know that I think about it. Whats this PVA glue your talking about and where can I buy it?

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands

Total posts: 7263
Posted:PVA glue is that white glue that's safe for kids to eat in school. It's the saviour of wicks although best to apply when they're brand new

As it sets it goes clear, then as you burn it doesn't burn but does keep setting even harder. Dont be too liberal with it tho and keep it just to the very tips of the wicks


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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polythene


veteran
Location: London/ Surrey

Total posts: 1359
Posted: Written by: Dunc


PVA glue is that white glue that's safe for kids to eat in school



ubblol


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The pessimist fears this is true.

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

Total posts: 4693
Posted: Written by: polythene


 Written by: Dunc


PVA glue is that white glue that's safe for kids to eat in school



ubblol



its true! not that i'd know, cause i only ate play doh..........in grade ten ubblol


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