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Topic: Fire from palms
Message: Posted by: Stephen Williams (Aug 30, 2006 03:22PM)
Hi all,
Sorry if this has been here before, but does anyone have any info on this item... http://www.magicbox.uk.com/shop.php/shop/magic-tricks/children-39-s-and-cabaret/fire-from-palms/p_547.html
How easy is it to use? How big is it?
Message: Posted by: gsidhe (Aug 30, 2006 03:39PM)
Not hard to use, but can be difficult to conceal up close (Measures about 1 1/2" x 1" and is on fire). You can actually see it a little in the photographs. Not as sturdy construction as I would like (My lighting mechanism on both eventually broke off). Just be careful not to use too much flammible stuff when it is loaded. Mine leaked a bit because I used too much and lit my right hand on fire.
Good for stage stuff though.
Message: Posted by: Stephen Williams (Aug 31, 2006 05:20AM)
Thanks for the reply.
Message: Posted by: H3123T1K (Sep 22, 2006 06:20PM)
Hey look up Rick Haslett's version on http://ahouseoffire.com
Message: Posted by: jacoblucas (Oct 21, 2006 01:48AM)
Contact mayajal.8m.com he also a manufacturing this effect & I am using it
Message: Posted by: jeremysweiss (Oct 21, 2006 12:01PM)
I have it too (I bought it many, many years ago).

I think it is "ok". Mostly, not practical because you have to load them onto your palms, which can be awkward, unless you have a good routine to provide cover.
Message: Posted by: CasualSoul (Oct 25, 2006 05:45PM)
If the Haslett version is too expensive for you, I've been told that Omega Fire is better that the Fire From Palms.

If you have Subterfuge, there is a section on the Subterfuge forum that discusses creating a similar, low tech version that allows for cleaner handling. This is what I use in my fire palm routine in conjunction with Pyris for the ending.