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zildjinboy
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

zildjinboy

newbie
Location: Colorado, USA

Total posts: 30
Posted:ok does anyone know if you can attach fire heads to glowstick poi chains?

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Masked52


Masked52

member
Location: Kiwi land sounds great!

Total posts: 83
Posted:You can pretty much do anything you want with fire tools. Just use the right connectors and make sure everything's secure. Although since the glowstick(s) are plastic I'd leave a bit of chain visible at the bottom for the flame to burn so it won't hit the plastic, unless you find some from of see-through flexible fire proof material to cover the glowstick(s) in.

Fire eaters are the most conceited people. Especially when they're on fire. "Help me, save me, put me out, me, me, me..."

-Paolo the Fire Eater

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zildjinboy
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

zildjinboy

newbie
Location: Colorado, USA

Total posts: 30
Posted:well i'm just starting off so i was hoping to spin glowsticks untill i get good enough to use fire then take the glowsticks off and attach a fire head would that work?

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Masked52


Masked52

member
Location: Kiwi land sounds great!

Total posts: 83
Posted:I looked at some of HOP's LED poi and one I noticed seems to be on a string. So that wouldn't work. But so long as the LED poi is on chains and has a connector or a swivel that you can attach a fire head to and take off the LED head, then you should be fine.

Fire eaters are the most conceited people. Especially when they're on fire. "Help me, save me, put me out, me, me, me..."

-Paolo the Fire Eater

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zildjinboy
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

zildjinboy

newbie
Location: Colorado, USA

Total posts: 30
Posted:ok cuz i was looking at using the chemical glowsticks cuz thats just as easy

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DarkFyre
BRONZE Member since Nov 2005

DarkFyre

HoP mage and keeper of the fireballs
Location: Palmerston North, New Zealand

Total posts: 1965
Posted:Quick questions

Are your chains made from metal?
If yes is it Stainless steel?
Is the chain as thick as a dog/keychain? (almost is a good enought answer)
Does the chain have Quick Link (or other sturdy connection) at the Head End.

If you answered yes to all the questions then it is suitable for both Fire and Glow Poi.
If not then best to just stick to Glow Poi with those chains unless your gut tells you otherwise.


May my balls of fire set your balls on fire devil

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zildjinboy
BRONZE Member since Jun 2007

zildjinboy

newbie
Location: Colorado, USA

Total posts: 30
Posted:yeah i ended up making a set of poi chains from stuff i got from a hardwear store and the quick links are just a little big so i have to take a knife and make the hole bigger to fitt glowsticks and an ibolt from fire heads would fit so thanks for the help thankx

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