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  • Snakes - Fire Poi

  • Snakes - Fire Poi

These fire snakes are among the largest flame size Poi we create. Our unique wicking method creates massive flames with a 4:30 minute burn time for all sizes.* These burn along their whole length for the duration of the entire burn, with a vivid blue flame along the body of the snake that merges with a ball of white fire coming from the tip. Our Snakes also come with a swivel already attached to the top of the head.


12” Snakes are great for someone looking for something in between standard poi and full-sized snakes. They allow for some of the tighter inside work like buzzsaws and hyperloops that larger snakes may prevent.

16” Snakes are a great standard snake size. They have a huge flames and a long burn time, and their length really emphasizes the vivid blue flames along the body.

20” Snakes are the final stage of our snake evolution. These are for the performer seeking flames so big that they’ll singe the audience in the back row. For the performer with absolute trust in their skills. For the performer who doesn't care about consequence or danger. These are for the absolutely fearless.

* Burn times are estimated based on recorded burns using pure "white gas" / Coleman's Liquid Camp Fuel. Actual burn times may vary based on individual spinning style, length of fuel soak, and other factors.

Leash Types
There are two main choices for leashes: Technora and twist link chain.

Technora is our best feeling, preferred option. With great abrasion and temperature resistance properties (up to 932°F), Technora leashes allow fire poi to feel as comfortable and controlled as practice poi. However, this rope is temperature resistant, not fire proof. If you allow the leashes to rest in flames for an extended period of time (for example: setting burning poi on the ground with the leashes on top of the heads, or a severe mid-burn tangle that takes more than a few seconds to unknot), the leashes may take damage.

Twist link chain is the slightly heavier and stronger chain option. It feels smoother than ball chain, though not as smooth as Technora. This chain catches on itself slightly when it tangles, making moves like Hyperloops easier than with ball chain. Our stainless steel chain surpasses the load requirements and corrosion resistance needed for typical fire use, and is stronger than cheaper nickel-plated alternatives.

There are four choices for handles: PomGrips, UltraKnobs, Double Fingerloops and Single Loop.

Lanternsmith PomGrips are made from a grippy, high-temp rubber. They are weighted and shaped for tosses, and have holes through the middle to connect to leashes or swivels.

UltraKnobs made by UltraPoi, are rechargeable RGB LED silicone handles. This knob can be set to any of the colors of the rainbow, as well as strobe patterns that create intricate light trails while you spin.

Double Fingerloop Handles loop around the index and middle fingers. These cotton loops provide a solid, constant connection between you and your poi leashes.

Single Loop Handles have a single large cotton loop that partially inverts to tighten on two fingers more snuggly than double fingerloop handles can. *NOTE When measuring overall length, single loop handles are considered 2" shorter when we build leashes to account for the reduced length that happens when you invert them to put them on.

  • 5:00 minute burn time
  • Massive blue and white flames
  • Stainless steel chain
  • Multiple handle styles

All direct connect setups will be made with 1/4" Technora. If you would like something different, please add it to the "add notes" section.

Total Length is the entire length of the poi setup, including heads, hardware, leashes, and handles. For Snakes, we recommend the Total Length to be no less than 7 inches longer than the length of the Snake heads themselves.

Pair x $1.00 =

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