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 Post subject: Moar fireball
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:36 pm 
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A short clip from Pacific Fire Gathering courtesy of the eminently spinny Shin:


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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:43 pm 
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Awesome! Is that a FireFli? I have been wanting to get one of those for a while. And this might sound stupid but how difficult was it to do Iso's with? I know it is HOT but was it so much so that iso's aren't worth it? I ask cuz you are the first person I have seen do Enigma-y stuff with one.

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:57 pm 
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Naw, Fyreflies definitely do not have enough surface area to work well as a CJ ball... it's a Trick Concepts fireball: http://www.trickconcepts.com/4-Inch-Fire-Contact-Juggling-Ball-P167.aspx

Isolations are fine once you let the thing burn down a little. It burns cool enough that your hands won't jump off it; it's more like grabbing a frying pan that's just cool enough to move to the other burner real quickly. As with all fire props, this one burns you less as you burn it more, and now I'm getting pretty good at understanding the pace at which I have to juggle in order to keep from getting burnt.

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:00 pm 
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Yay, I'm glad video has popped up ^^. Due to some random family stuff I had to give my ticket away this year. Next year though, next year. That trick concept ball is awesome, been hearing more good about them then bad, might just have to invest in one of them bad boys.
Awesome fire juggling man.

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:09 pm 
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Awesome Richard! You seemed to have quite a bit of fire there. Was it still just rubbing alchohol?

The fire ball is not great but its the only thing out there right now that comes close to what a fire contact juggler needs.

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
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Yeah, I soak the ball for a long time in order to get a brighter, longer burn. The wind put me out a couple of times, but the rain wasn't a problem. Still haven't timed a burn with this thing yet... maybe I'll go do that...

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
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One thing I was trying to work out...

was how to start a burn in a cool (and safe) way.
Well you just showed me the perfect prop to use.

On a different note that was fun, thanks for sharing.

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:39 am 
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Nicely done!

What are you using for fuel? Alcohol and water?

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
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Just 70% isopropyl. Which is technically alcohol and water ;)

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AH HAH!!

So tricky, Mr.Hartnell. Buying the pre-mixed alcohol!

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 Post subject: Re: Moar fireball
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s**t's hot!
Go you!

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