• All Purchases made this month instantly go into the draw to win a USD $ 200.00 credit to your HoP account.


Location: New Mexico
Member Since: 9th Sep 2006
Total posts: 1
Posted:Bought monkey fists from HOP and had a number of successful spins over a period of a few weeks. After recent spin, when I went to put them back in a pail to soak (Coleman white gas) I discovered now each has a small, round indentation..oh about the size of a pea. What happened? At one point during the spin one poi blew out and so I "tapped" it against the still-lit poi and resumed my spin. Surely that's going to happen. I can't imagine what a short life these have if this is normal. Advice? eek


Location: Sendai City, Japan
Member Since: 25th Jan 2007
Total posts: 35
Posted:My fists have been going for months now outlasting, and outshining all other poi I spin next to.

Sounds a bit strange, maybe you should contact sales to see what they say. Take some photos of the holes you're talking about.


Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA
Member Since: 27th Mar 2003
Total posts: 2109
Posted:What do you mean it has a small round indentation? A dent in the wicking? A hole? I don't understand. If you wick isnt fraying or coming loose, it should be fine.

As for the wick blowing out, it didn't 'blow out'. Sometimes what happens is the wick travels up into the fire such that a vacuum is created around it and the fire is actually kind of SUCKED out. This can happen with any style of wick and does not mean your wicks are broken or damaged.

Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.


Similar Topics

Using the keywords [nearly fist* damaged] we found the following similar topics.
1. Learn > How to make your own gear > Fire Poi > How to make a MONKEY FIST knot *help/resource monkeyfist monkeyfists monkey fist fists the monkey fist knot is another way...
2. Learn > Juggling > Contact Ball Juggling > Fist Stall *help/resource
3. Forums > nearly new fists damaged? [2 replies]
4. Forums > monkey fist head for staff [6 replies]
5. Forums > Monkey Fist Poi Input [4 replies]

     Show more..