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Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 01-28-05, 09:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,479
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
fire breathing - new fuel?

Hiya;
Alright, so we all know that straight ethanol (everclear) is too volatile for fire breathing, and that ethanol + water (strong whiskey) has too weak a flame, and that kerosene has favourable...
Forum: ITEMS WANTED 08-11-04, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Also check out www.axtell.com. Lots of wacky...

Also check out www.axtell.com. Lots of wacky creatures and animal puppets, mostly in latex. Axtell is quite highly regarded in puppetry and ventriloquism circles.
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 08-11-04, 12:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,961
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
and to conclude . . .

So, yeah, once I found the right axis to throw it on (basically as Scot says, starting with bottom out) the torque issue became negligable. I can now toss the saw with a reasonable degree of...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 08-05-04, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,961
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Thanks for advice so far, So . . . I've got...

Thanks for advice so far,

So . . . I've got one source telling me the handle needs to be specifically placed, and another telling me to just adjust . . . Thom, am I correct in thinking that you...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 07-28-04, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,961
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Post torque

Thanks Tyler, but the issue is not weight distribution (as I said, I've juggled the actual saw while it wasn't running) The problem is the torque, the gyroscopic action of the spinning parts of the...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 07-28-04, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,961
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Embarrassed chainsaw question

Okay, so . . . chainsaw juggling.

I got a small chainsaw, but a new handle on it, replaced the blade with a fake one, practiced with an approximate-weight mock up, then practiced with the saw with...
Forum: ITEMS WANTED 01-30-04, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,182
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Lightbulb Try www.usedlighting.com If you need any...

Try www.usedlighting.com

If you need any help let me know.

Calum Smith
(Riot Nrrrd/Smithteck Services for Stage and Screen)
Red Deer AB Canada
Forum: BUSKING Q&A/GENERAL PERFORMING TOPICS 01-25-04, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,123
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Post "In character" or not?

Hey folks;

How many of you perform as a "character," and how many perform as "yourself?" There are I suppose a few levels to the question - obviously while performing you're going to be louder...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 12-06-03, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,923
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Question shaker cups - buying advice

Howdy folks;

I just got some money in the mail - so it's time for new toys! I've decided shaker cups will be my next acquisition, so;

What kind do I buy? So far, I'm seeing only Dube and...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 12-02-03, 02:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,302
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Post Unuseless facts about aluminum / torch musings. ...

Unuseless facts about aluminum / torch musings. (Caution; disjointed musiungs ahead.)

Somebody mentioned an all-aluminum torch, and got me thinking. I think the way to do it, if doing it at all,...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 09-24-03, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,954
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Post 'Kay, well my background is a lot of scenic...

'Kay, well my background is a lot of scenic carpentry and dance floor laying with only a bit of busking, but . . .

The dance floors you're mentioning are a tough but very flexible vinyl stuff. ...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 09-05-03, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Angry Todd Smith products - always this slow?

Hey folks,

New here on the list, but thought I'd ask; yesterday I celebrated the one-month anniversary of ordering three clubs from Todd Smith. They still aren't here. Is this normal? I...
Forum: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 09-05-03, 09:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,283
Posted By Riot Nrrrd
Angry Todd Smith products - always this slow?

Hey folks,

New here on the list, but thought I'd ask; yesterday I celebrated the one-month anniversary of ordering three clubs from Todd Smith. They still aren't here. Is this normal? I...
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