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SP1ND0WN
SP1ND0WN

newbie
Location: Nixa, MO
Member Since: 15th Jul 2007
Total posts: 21
Posted:Hey can some one plz help me im just starting and really need help i have some really dumb questions frown
1. What is the best type of string, rope... that I should use for spinning my glow sticks because Im using fishing string ouch.
2. What is the best product in the store I should get since im a starter (not a fire spinner)

sincerly,
SP1ND0WN


Poi may be circles but what pretty circles they may be.

Sorry just like that saying.

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DarkFyre
DarkFyre

HoP mage and keeper of the fireballs
Location: Palmerston North
Member Since: 4th Nov 2005
Total posts: 1965
Posted:The best string for glowsticks in my oppinion is shoelaces but this is entirerly your choice so go with whatever feels comfortable.

With the products here at HoP I would suggest some commet poi as these will help you to keep your planes stable. As you progress and gain confidence, I would sugest changing to sock poi (socks with tennis balls) but again your toys are your choice and you should spin with whatever feels comfortable.


May my balls of fire set your balls on fire devil

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SP1ND0WN
SP1ND0WN

newbie
Location: Nixa, MO
Member Since: 15th Jul 2007
Total posts: 21
Posted:Thanks I was thinking about getting some comets and some of those nifty nylon string that can attach to anything biggrin

Poi may be circles but what pretty circles they may be.

Sorry just like that saying.

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:In my opinion, the best string to use, are the shoeaces that are designed for inline skates. They are totally round like a circle, and stop your fingers getting blisters so quickly as thin string does.

Or, get really flat, wide shoe laces (for the same reasons).

Whatever you choose, go for what feels most comfortable to you.

I would say that there is no right or wrong answers, but suggestions of" barbed wire" would be a very stupid idea! biggrin


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SP1ND0WN
SP1ND0WN

newbie
Location: Nixa, MO
Member Since: 15th Jul 2007
Total posts: 21
Posted:thanks and I was pretty much using barbed wire from the start fishing line hurts but i had nothing else smile

Poi may be circles but what pretty circles they may be.

Sorry just like that saying.

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:You are most welcome, sir smile



Yeah, fishing wire would hurt, unless I suppose, you are using 100lb line ubblol



Then again, fishing line does have the advantage of being totally invisible biggrin


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SP1ND0WN
SP1ND0WN

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Location: Nixa, MO
Member Since: 15th Jul 2007
Total posts: 21
Posted:haha

Poi may be circles but what pretty circles they may be.

Sorry just like that saying.

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simta
simta

compfuzzled
Location: hastings
Member Since: 11th Apr 2006
Total posts: 1182
Posted: Written by: UnderControlOrFailure


Then again, fishing line does have the advantage of being totally invisible biggrin



ubbidea


"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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Skatto
Skatto

Walking on whims...
Location: Eastbourne, UK
Member Since: 12th Jan 2007
Total posts: 687
Posted:To...tally... invisible...

Hmmm...

I think I need to experiment.


Skatto

"Fly like a mouse,
Run like a cushion,
Be the small bookcase."

For goodness sake, don't aggravate the otters!!!

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kat_
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Member Since: 18th Jun 2007
Total posts: 9
Posted:...

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:Dear God what have I started? eek


What a thoughtful and informative post there by the way kat_ wink welcome to HOP! wave hug


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