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Soopa
SILVER Member since Jul 2009

Soopa

As Himself
Location: , USA

Total posts: 150
Posted:I want to get a 4 flowlight set up, flowlight heads and handles

My only qualm is that I don't plan on having cases on the handles as the cases would make them quite bulky (as far as handles are concerned) but I don't want them to just shatter if dropped so I want to know if anyone thinks this will happen

I am told the newer flowlights are quite durable, but I am admittedly skeptical.

Also, can anyone give me an exact weight of the flowlights with crystal cases and flowmass? I've been told you end up sacrificing brightness and brilliance for an unimpressive increase in weight

I really just don't want to drop a hundred bucks and end up dissatisfied


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AgentChesterDesmond
GOLD Member since Sep 2006

stranger
Location: Allentown, PA, USA

Total posts: 19
Posted:The crystal poi cases themselves are not expensive at all. They are $5 a piece.

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Soopa
SILVER Member since Jul 2009

Soopa

As Himself
Location: , USA

Total posts: 150
Posted:I was comparing them to ipod cases which are a dime a dozen lol

Not saying the are expensive, just more so than one would expect and we have come to an agreement why so it's all good


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Soopa
SILVER Member since Jul 2009

Soopa

As Himself
Location: , USA

Total posts: 150
Posted:Just bought them grin

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Sister Eleven
GOLD Member since Aug 2009

Sister Eleven

owner of the group property
Location: Seattle, WA, USA

Total posts: 1277
Posted:Got to use my new rig at the Glitch Mob show last week and the crystal cases were just fine on the handles. Made them easier to hold, really, though all my poi have kinda chunky grips.

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JaredW
SILVER Member since Oct 2009

JaredW

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Location: Flying south for the winter., ...

Total posts: 375
Posted:Got new cases on the way for mine too. Actually picked up several things from Flowtoys and HoP this week. It's all just components, no actually lights or anything, but I've got 3 sets of lights now so I should be good on those for another week or two. laugh3

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EpitomeOfNovice
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA

Total posts: 787
Posted:I just ordered my flowlights, cases, and masses. I'm making a rig with swivels and colecord (the idea is for each end to be fully interchangeable for handles and ends consisting of 4 swivels) has anyone else used this formula and how was it?

I got to play with a set over the weekend and thought that would make it the best for all types of poi. (I picked 2 watermelons and 2 spirits, thought they would look good together)


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Soopa
SILVER Member since Jul 2009

Soopa

As Himself
Location: , USA

Total posts: 150
Posted:I ordered some watermelons and got an e-mail that they were out

This really bothers me


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EpitomeOfNovice
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA

Total posts: 787
Posted:Yeah they'll be out for like another week so I got mine from Flowtoys, was a bit of a bummer, but I want to get them before Click at The Paradox in Bmore so I split my order between two sites for what I needed.

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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

SpinnerofDetroit

All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:I hope I get my stuff today because I have a cousin's grad party tomorrow and I really want those pants! As well as my flowlights smile

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Smurf24029
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA

Total posts: 343
Posted:OMG are they really out of watermelon flowlights????? I bout my colors before I could really afford them so I was guaranteed my colors. So happy I made that choice I have my Water 1 and Watermelon already.

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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

SpinnerofDetroit

All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:Out of them on HoP I think, not on Flowtoys. I must say, the Water 1's are EXTREMELY BRIGHT! It is ridiculous. It, OH NO!!!!! AS I WAS TYPING THAT GODDAMN FUSHIGI COMMERCIAL CAME ON TV!!! I heard the first couple seconds and was like, "No... It can't be... NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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Smurf24029
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA

Total posts: 343
Posted:Ok that makes sense. I ordered mine from here cuz of the amazing discount available. I am only getting my charger and batteries from the flowtoy website itself

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EpitomeOfNovice
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA

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Posted:I feel ya Smurf, but I couldn't wait so I split my order. The Watermelons are nice (got them today) they are much more pink in person where on the computer screen it's a more purple tone to the pink. I wanted my discount too so all my Colecord, swivels, crystal cases/flowmass I ordered on here (needed a new travel candle too while I was at it!LOL) grin



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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

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All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:haha I used playpoi's promo code and got myself a nice discount of idk how much percent

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Smurf24029
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA

Total posts: 343
Posted:Ya I used the playpoi123 code on flowtoys to only got rid of like 2 bucks.

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Sister Eleven
GOLD Member since Aug 2009

Sister Eleven

owner of the group property
Location: Seattle, WA, USA

Total posts: 1277
Posted:Originally Posted By: EpitomeOfNoviceI feel ya Smurf, but I couldn't wait so I split my order. The Watermelons are nice (got them today) they are much more pink in person where on the computer screen it's a more purple tone to the pink. I wanted my discount too so all my Colecord, swivels, crystal cases/flowmass I ordered on here (needed a new travel candle too while I was at it!LOL) grin

The thing I like about the watermelon color is the purply pink with the green creates kind of a frosty, whitish tinge to them, so they come out having a surprisingly cold color.


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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

SpinnerofDetroit

All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:Oh the code got rid of $10 for me, but I kind of had a big purchase lol

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EpitomeOfNovice
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA

Total posts: 787
Posted:Originally Posted By: Sister ElevenThe thing I like about the watermelon color is the purply pink with the green creates kind of a frosty, whitish tinge to them, so they come out having a surprisingly cold color.

They do have a nice ambiance to them, I decided to use them as my handles with spirit as the poi for now. Gotta be gentle while waiting on the cases though. I used a pair of shoe strings today 'cause I just had to play a little!!!


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Sister Eleven
GOLD Member since Aug 2009

Sister Eleven

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Location: Seattle, WA, USA

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Posted:Heh, that's funny, because I've been using Watermelon with Spirit as my handles tongue2

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Smurf24029
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA

Total posts: 343
Posted:Haha my friend wants watermelon and spirit for his flow staff. Also I put my flowlights on my chains for my fire poi. My quicklinks are to big for the flowtoy so I had to use a zip tie. must be super super careful though I still have some waiting for my cases.

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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

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Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:Well I must say, with double mass on them, these are probably indestructible o0 I love how I can have heavy lights! I can make them go slow and look like they're floating at times as well as fast grin I must grease the bearings on these handles though they're terrible atm.

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EpitomeOfNovice
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

EpitomeOfNovice

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Location: Dover, Delaware USA

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Posted:Would they shine through a double mass? If so I believe the heavier the better and will order some more masses when I can! Maybe a set of Waters too... wonder

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Smurf24029
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA

Total posts: 343
Posted:Glad to hear good things about double mass. I ordered mine with double cuz I love the weight. Also I have only spun flowlights without mass, and I assumed one just wouldst be enough.

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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

SpinnerofDetroit

All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:Oh they still shine immensely bright through them

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Smurf24029
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

Smurf24029

Poi Master Smurf
Location: Tacoma, Washington, USA

Total posts: 343
Posted:Hurray for buying lights ahead of time and buying double mass without knowing if it was a good idea or not

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SpinnerofDetroit
GOLD Member since Oct 2009

SpinnerofDetroit

All High Dude, Ruler of What You Want
Location: Trenton, MI, USA

Total posts: 2280
Posted:Lol if the double mass works fine for the bottom lights, why wouldn't it work fine for the top light?

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Teamo
GOLD Member since Dec 2009

Teamo

Almost again
Location: Finland

Total posts: 124
Posted:Shoot, just found out that my flowlight cracked again, so apparetnly the glue didn't hold up. The light is still somewhat working (its a little dim, but I haven't tried it with a new battery yet, so it may be just fine). But on my other flowlight, only 1 of the 3 lights is working. Did anyone (I think someone had the same question) find out if Flowtoys offers their lifetime warranty with cheap replacements to toys bought from HoP?

Was gonna buy a couple more and go with a similar setup to what Sister Eleven mentioned. But I guess I'll ditch that idea now, since if I have to replace these 2 aswell, it'll be to pricey for my wallet..*le sigh*


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Soopa
SILVER Member since Jul 2009

Soopa

As Himself
Location: , USA

Total posts: 150
Posted:Originally Posted By: Sister ElevenHeh, that's funny, because I've been using Watermelon with Spirit as my handles tongue2

Damn, that was my intended set up

Great minds think alike grin


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Valos
SILVER Member since Mar 2010

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Location: Denton, TX, USA

Total posts: 1
Posted:http://www.flowtoys.com/pages.php?pageid=31#warranty
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FlowToys states that they will replace any FlowLight for half price, i.e. $10. Interestingly enough, they don't require the replaced light to be broken and explicitly state that you can even do this if you just want to switch to a different color.

All you have to do is shoot an email to them at the address provided, and they'll provide a mailing address to which you send the old light (no, you don't get to keep it) along with a check/money order for the appropriate amount.

Pretty good warranty that I've taken advantage of.


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EpitomeOfNovice
GOLD Member since Sep 2009

EpitomeOfNovice

Putting the "FUN" in fundamental since 1981
Location: Dover, Delaware USA

Total posts: 787
Posted:^^^^
Good to know! One of mine has already started to malfunction it seems and I'm starting to regret not picking Earth instead of Watermelon...


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