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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Prague, Czech. Republic

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Posted:D: FOR PRACTISING ONLY, REQUIRE AVERAGE WEIGHT BALANCE ABILITY AND CONTROL.



(thx Dad)



Well, look like this:




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-'Pro' practise Poi with 2.75'' crystall ball inside.



The Knot construction:



1] Start central overhead knot, in the middle of 4 lines of 30cm clothesline(see the right Poi).

2] Four overhead knots, each from four pairs of rope, 3cm from the center.(shape of four triangles).

3] Four overhead knots, each from four pairs of rope, 3cm from the previous knots(shape of four squares between triangles).

4] Four overhead knots, each from four pairs of rope, 2cm from the previous knots(shape of four squares between squares).

5] Three square knots, from four pairs of rope(closing the Poi head).

6] Last overhead knot, 10 cm from the ball, putting all ropes together(also attaching the tale part).

7] Body, start with overhead knot, from three lines of rope.

8] Three line braid knot, all above the lenght of the rope.

9] Finishing overhead knot, from three lines of rope(part of Poi head finishing knot).

10] Attach the Poi body to the Poi head net with finidhing knot.

11] Nothing more.



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Quality slight rope recomended.



lightning,



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simta
BRONZE Member since Apr 2006

simta

compfuzzled
Location: hastings, England (UK)

Total posts: 1182
Posted:wud work well, me n mate were talking about a similar setup, but if u cud use kinda chainmail and have a monkeyfist inside it for firepoi

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Geeza
GOLD Member since May 2006

Geeza

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Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Total posts: 694
Posted:a 50" crystal ball, jesus. I dont know what would hurt more over the head, that or a mace!

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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1237
Posted:at 50 inches you'd need a crane to lift it, and it'd pulp anyone far quicker than any normal mace..

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:ubblol

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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague, Czech. Republic

Total posts: 1841
Posted:Maybe the crystall is smaller, three in a palm

are big enough to rotate them.



(The rope around the crystall protect against

hurt.)



contact Poi,



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splinterific
GOLD Member since Mar 2007

splinterific

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Location: , Ireland

Total posts: 248
Posted:thats rediculos.... i can feel bruising appearing on my body reading about that...

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Fire_Moose
SILVER Member since May 2007

Fire_Moose

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Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Total posts: 3597
Posted: Written by: Richee



(The rope around the crystall protect against
hurt.)




prove it.

anyways it looks like the cord wouldnt be ale to support that cannon ball.


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Stout
SILVER Member since May 2004

Stout

Pooh-Bah
Location: Canada

Total posts: 1872
Posted:Richee...the picture and your mention of a 50 inch ( " ) "crystal ball" has a few people on this thread thinking you've come up with some sort of monster poi that resembles one of those old school Japanese fishing floats ( like the kind I have floating in my pond )

This is incorrect, I presume...simply because something that big would suck to spin. and the lengths you give for the distance between knots doesnt add up to support a net that would accommodate a ball that big.

Is this really a CJ ball, plastic, in a net of your own design ?


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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague, Czech. Republic

Total posts: 1841
Posted:It's really crystall, small, smaller that the big contact
stage ball, big like the middle, classic stage plastic
ball.

The rope protect it partialy, when I wrap it's ok,
but it's not full netted. Still look nice, not even
that wighter tho.

lightning,

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:I like them smile
I like you too Richee biggrin


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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1237
Posted:we were just teasing about an honest mistake in notation hug

1 inch = 2.54 cm,
50 inch = 127 cm, (that diameter's almost as long as my contact staff smile)

most common crystals atm for contact (esp multiball) are 75mm in the UK, which is closest to the 3 inch ones from the US (75 mm= 2.95275591").


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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

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Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:I think he means 50mm ubblol

This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Total posts: 3556
Posted:getting some beanbags or tennis balls wrapped in a sock or uv reactive cloth-and then putting them in fishnets of different colors-see porn store-makes for some cool poi too

Faith
Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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Fire_Moose
SILVER Member since May 2007

Fire_Moose

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Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA

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Posted: Written by: faithinfire


see porn store



They are called Adult Contempoary Toy Shops.


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faith enfire
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin, USA

Total posts: 3556
Posted:on leno they had a sign for an adult book store and then the camera panned right and you see a sign with Jesus and it says "Jesus is watching you"
it's funny and creepy because well, I need to stop for the PG status


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Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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Fire_Moose
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Fire_Moose

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Posted:hahah nice

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Richee
BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

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Location: Prague, Czech. Republic

Total posts: 1841
Posted:I've got picture of them!

horay,

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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:Lets see smile

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Pyrolific
BRONZE Member since Jan 2001

Returning to a unique state of Equilibrium
Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Total posts: 3289
Posted:hehe - I had this idea, but I was going to use handmade leather strap and pouches rather than rope. I dont want to be near a crystal swinger when the rope net lets go from being bumped on the ground or body one time too often! the thought of someone slinging a crystal pellet 5cm diameter across a party is very very scary wink

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Then just nail continuos point isolations and you're away biggrin

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FireTom


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Total posts: 6650
Posted:Crystal ball poi, rope and nail continuous point(isolation)s... eek

Sounds Shaolin to me cool

PS: Richee thanks for the disclaimer wink


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chidori
BRONZE Member since Feb 2010

stranger
Location: under a cherry blossom tree dr...

Total posts: 5
Posted:dang looks like those would hurt like... well you guys can fill in the rest XD
anyways those ropes don't look like they'd hold for very long plus you'd be hitting the knots into your skin... now isn't that pleasent.
on the plus side with some cool lights it would be quite a show ^.^


Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. ~Buddha

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liquidtrance


liquidtrance

i dream in circles...
Location: Scotland

Total posts: 336
Posted:Looks deadly, you're gonna knock you teeth out, smash a knee to pieces, shatter your knuckles or cave your skull!!!!!
Don't do it!!! shocked tongue2

on this topic though I really wish mr babache or someone similar would make a clear stage ball, contact poi with a crystal clear look would be awesome...


even chuck norris can't pin you down if your on fire

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