pyrotekpyrotekGOLD Member
old man fire
27 posts
Location: Seymour, Victoria, Australia


Posted:
i has a brand new toy biggrin

a scythe is the thing that the grim reaper has with the curved blade. my one has wicking instead of a blade. funnily enough, it still cuts grass despite not having any sharp edge ....

making the thing wasn't easy. i had to have the handle specifically made by an engineer mate of mine because i just couldn't find one of the old farm tools that had a metal handle. looks really impressive tho smile gets me gigs in it's own right smile

hehehehe smile

i just want to know how many of these things there are in the world. i have heard rumour that there are two others, both in the northern hemisphere, but haven't come across any proof for or against it.

i know very well that there are no others in this city (melbourne) and that the only other people with wierd toys (i also have meteorites and orbs) are also professionals .. but i want to know HOW unique this thing is smile

DarkFyreDarkFyreBRONZE Member
HoP mage and keeper of the fireballs
1,965 posts
Location: Palmerston North, New Zealand


Posted:
quite unique but your not the only one with unusual toys

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WooktasticWooktasticBRONZE Member
the kicker of elves
371 posts
Location: Dublin, Ireland


Posted:
I has one! I just bought a real scythe and kevlarified the blade. Spinning it is like a cross between a staff andx a hula hoop, so much damn fun.

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marcoenthusiast
328 posts
Location: uk


Posted:
I've 'made' several of these (scythe's) for 'professional' uk performers, along with a number of bespoke exotic fire props,

mark

fake teeth and gluefake teeth and glueBRONZE Member
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Location: somewhere, England (UK)


Posted:
i have one and use it on my allotment, no metal handle though and very sharp (as it has to be)

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pyrotekpyrotekGOLD Member
old man fire
27 posts
Location: Seymour, Victoria, Australia


Posted:
wooktastic - is the handle made of wood? i'd be worried about it burning thru and the kevlar going flying. never a good thing while on stage.

marco - wonderful! i have heard rumours about you and it is nice to know they're true smile how many have you made and are they used often?

fake teeth - have used one myself to cut long grass up at my family's property in the bush. whipper-snippers were just not good enough smile

dizzyphoenix - if you care to read the rest of my post, i actually make reference to other people with wierd toys.

Bender is one. he goes to edinburgh gardens the same as i do, as well as the Angel Circus. He does wonderful things with a 3-section staff, as well as fans, as well as doubles, as well as poi, as well as acrobalance etc etc etc (i bet he's blushing, or laughing, or both .. he does them a lot)

and it's not the only wierd toy i has either, i own meteorites, orbs, a meteor, fans, clubs as well as my staffs, tho wierdly i don't own any poi. i make custom toys. i fabricate ideas. i have made several wierd toys for other people, and everyone i know who has wierd toys gets paid gigs every so often, even if it's only once a year.

dunno. melbourne's twirling community ain't that big

WooktasticWooktasticBRONZE Member
the kicker of elves
371 posts
Location: Dublin, Ireland


Posted:
The main handle is made of metal (i think steel, hard to tell because it's powder coated) and the two little handles are made of wood.

Are you talking about the straight handled scythe or the traditional curvy handled scythe, mines curvy handled.

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DarkFyreDarkFyreBRONZE Member
HoP mage and keeper of the fireballs
1,965 posts
Location: Palmerston North, New Zealand


Posted:
ah but you also say that they are profesionals (or at least semi pro) and I am anything but.

2 paid gigs in nearly 7 years and both of them fell into my lap by accident. but i digress

Fire Scyth
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I might have to make one devil

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jarlejarleGOLD Member
Lv15 Ranger
1,489 posts
Location: Melbourne, Australia


Posted:
We were actually talking about this at the Sunday twirling...

I has a meteor, tis really really fun!

Kupo!


BrennBrennPLATINUM Member
Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
3,286 posts
Location: Melbourne, Australia


Posted:
I have a meteor/rope dart and fire fans, which are more of the uncommon variety of toys.

A scythe or a trident would be rather nifty though, though if I were to have one or the other i would probably incorporate that into staged fighting. twirling a trident/spear on its own is bound to get comments like 'ooh its just a staff with one end lit!' tongue

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WooktasticWooktasticBRONZE Member
the kicker of elves
371 posts
Location: Dublin, Ireland


Posted:
I love my roppe dart. ubblove

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Invader XanInvader XanSILVER Member
Your friendly neighbourhood mad scientist
479 posts
Location: Over the hills and far away, United Kingdom


Posted:
A trident... Now that's something I've not seen before!

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--Konstantin Stanislavisky


RellizateRellizateGOLD Member
719 posts

Posted:
https://www.salza.se/images/products/fullimages/97.jpg that's the closest I can find to a fire trident anywhere. Looks pretty nifty, but hard to spin...

KonstantinGOLD Member
journeyman
66 posts
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania


Posted:
 Written by: Rellizate


https://www.salza.se/images/products/fullimages/97.jpg that's the closest I can find to a fire trident anywhere. Looks pretty nifty, but hard to spin...



looks like an axe biggrin
hmm... ubbidea would be fun to make a battle on these
or axe/sword for example

RellizateRellizateGOLD Member
719 posts

Posted:
I said the closest I could find, meaning it isn't a trident... biggrin

Invader XanInvader XanSILVER Member
Your friendly neighbourhood mad scientist
479 posts
Location: Over the hills and far away, United Kingdom


Posted:
Fire pike axe, anyone?

"Love the art in yourself and not yourself in the art."
--Konstantin Stanislavisky


RellizateRellizateGOLD Member
719 posts

Posted:
I'm wayyy ahead of you here:

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Fire_MooseFire_MooseSILVER Member
Elusive and Bearded
3,597 posts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA


Posted:
how about a fire halberd?



or better yet.... every one....choose yer weapon and add some fire to it, we will have a huge battle at the next HoP meet up.




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I changed my mind, I'm taking the pole that is shaped like a "T" with spikes all over it biggrin
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RellizateRellizateGOLD Member
719 posts

Posted:
Wicked! Bags-me the fire bow and arrow!

Invader XanInvader XanSILVER Member
Your friendly neighbourhood mad scientist
479 posts
Location: Over the hills and far away, United Kingdom


Posted:
Shaolin Society website, Poje? wink



I'll take the kusari-gama, thanks!

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--Konstantin Stanislavisky


WooktasticWooktasticBRONZE Member
the kicker of elves
371 posts
Location: Dublin, Ireland


Posted:
Already got the fire rope dart and fire sword.

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fake teeth and gluefake teeth and glueBRONZE Member
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1,972 posts
Location: somewhere, England (UK)


Posted:
arictocRAT
i too enjoy making somewhat "crazy" inventions and setting them on fire! biggrin

poje, can i have fire knuckle dusters?
or a wolf teeth mace?

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Fire_MooseFire_MooseSILVER Member
Elusive and Bearded
3,597 posts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA


Posted:
i think a wolf tooth mace would suit you just fine doll. Just make sure the teeth are fake and glued on.

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fake teeth and gluefake teeth and glueBRONZE Member
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1,972 posts
Location: somewhere, England (UK)


Posted:
HAHA, poje you made me laugh, aaah priceless.

you just lost the game!!!!!! !!!!!

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Fire_MooseFire_MooseSILVER Member
Elusive and Bearded
3,597 posts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA


Posted:
ya know....for some reason i always think yer a female....I'm like 90% sure yer male but for some reason it never clicks, so let's just ommit the doll part....unless you wanna keep it ubblol

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fake teeth and gluefake teeth and glueBRONZE Member
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1,972 posts
Location: somewhere, England (UK)


Posted:
only 90%? well im sure theres a bit of woman in all of us and vice versa and i will keep the "doll" if you don't mind as as i am sure it will come in use some day...

you just lost the game!!!!!! !!!!!

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Fire_MooseFire_MooseSILVER Member
Elusive and Bearded
3,597 posts
Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA


Posted:
hahahahah you got it wink

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pyrotekpyrotekGOLD Member
old man fire
27 posts
Location: Seymour, Victoria, Australia


Posted:
my thingy is one of the curvey ones. tis why my mate made it for me and not me. i don't have the tools to bend a tube without warping it, and 45mm steel pipe?

it's looking really intimidating at the moment .. koz it lives outside in the porchway it's gone all rusty except for the places where i hold it while umm posing and twirling .. i just love the theatrics this thing allows smile

oh .. and on that ju-juitsu poster .. i want the little hand sickle on a chain .. i know how to use one of them ... >:)

JauntyJamesSILVER Member
Carpal \'Tunnel
3,533 posts
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA


Posted:
Well, where are the pictures? Let's see it in action!

-James

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WooktasticWooktasticBRONZE Member
the kicker of elves
371 posts
Location: Dublin, Ireland


Posted:
I also need to get pictures. Friend of mine looks like Neil Gaiman's Death, I really want to teach her to use a scythe just for the pure cheese value.

Man is no more than a conduit for excrement to pass through.- daVinci

Jointly owned by BurdA and Tinypixie

Wielder of the voice of Patrick Stewart


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