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Gear / Re: Revolution Kit V2
« on: June 19, 2013, 12:09:32 AM »
Hey was just wondering which one of the sites would give me a better deal to ship to the usa.  Probably the uk site but I'm not totally sure.

Technical / Re: Nikon D3200: yay or nay for filming a diabolo vid?
« on: August 10, 2012, 12:21:58 AM »
I don't think it is entirely necessary to buy a dslr just for filming.  I use a nikkon Coolpix l810 and it works fine.  If your planning on getting in to photography or serious film making, invest in a dslr, but keep in mind that lenses sometimes cost more than the camera itself. 

Videos / Re: Diabolo.Ca Collab 2012 Editor
« on: June 01, 2012, 03:11:28 PM »

Finally got this thread out of the way

Videos / Re: Diabolo.Ca Collab 2012 Editor
« on: May 29, 2012, 05:27:38 AM »
Typically, stating that you are lazy over and over again won't get you any part of it. 

Videos / Re: All the Right Moves
« on: May 20, 2012, 07:04:57 PM »
Good job.  You've been improving quite a bit

General / Re: Next Level of Diabolo
« on: May 16, 2012, 04:04:16 PM »
If your talking to me i already know how to, the video was just rushed. If not, it depends, some people think it helps others don't.

     I was just posting a general tip, don't have to get so defensive over it.

General / Re: Next Level of Diabolo
« on: May 11, 2012, 03:27:54 PM »
You probably should make sure you know how to do wrapped mini's and have a solid infinite before you start integrals.  Start with tomicides and play around with the the timing of stick releases and what not.  Integrals are not tricks that you can jump straight into, so its best to be patient and get an understanding of how they work.

Practice / Re: Integral attempt
« on: May 11, 2012, 01:09:34 AM »
Recently had one of those "aha" moments when in comes to integrals.  If you treat an integral as if it were a genocide rather than a rather confusing mess of sticks flying through the air, it seams to be much easier.  I guess the flailing sticks are much less scary when you recognize that the trick your doing is just a modified version of what you already know.

Gear / Re: Which Diabolo
« on: April 20, 2012, 03:28:18 PM »
Out of all of the above, I would go with sundia suns

General / Time Signatures
« on: March 08, 2012, 04:05:08 AM »
     Today, whilst searching for a song for a performance, I came across one I wanted to use.  After listening to the song multiple times, I noticed that the song was in 3/4 time.  Then it dawned on me.  In theory, one routine could be performed in different ways depending on the time signature of the song it is matched with.  Furthermore, the time signature could also affect multiple diabolo play.  1 diabolo would be well suited for any time signature value because the tricks can be subdivided into any amount of beats, whereas 2 diabolos would serve best in 4/4 time because it can be subdivided into even numbers, and would probably be least effective in 3/4 time because of those very same subdivisions.   

     Anyways, I found my own thoughts very interesting, and therefore, would like to hear those of others.

Gear / Re: How many diabolos?
« on: March 06, 2012, 07:19:29 PM »
I'm always surprised how few people have Zeekio Diabolos

I have about 15 diabolos and half are zeekio.  I prefer my zeekio typhoon to my MB Finesse.  I definately take the zeekio Sidewinder over any other 4 inch diabolo on the market.  I will say that the Zeekio triple threat is the heaviest diabolo I've found and I don't like near as much as my Sundia Wide axel.  Sundia is a great diabolo for the money, just a little pricey.

Probably because every zeekio diabolo is a cheap rip-off of another diabolo?

Gear / Re: LED Diabolo's / Sticks, Brightest Colours
« on: March 06, 2012, 07:12:50 PM »
I would reccomend the sundia kits and sticks. I've had a much better experience with those as opposed to babache

Gear / Re: The Trade/Sale Thread
« on: February 20, 2012, 03:37:41 AM »
I'm looking for Revolution kit that fits a g3 finesse.  Looks like a fun toy.  I am willing to pay with money and shipping.  Whoever is willing will get some major brownie points in my book.

Performing / Performance Tips
« on: February 12, 2012, 09:33:18 PM »
Hello ladies and gentlemen.  In little less then one year, I will likely be performing at the MadFest stage show.  The only problem is that I have never performed on a stage before, nor have I ever came up with a routine before.  The show is going to be a glow show with led kits.  I have all of the necessary equipment at my disposal (thanks to mom and dad from christmas).  I'm looking to set it to some techno music and encompass 1 and 2 diabolos.  I have no idea how long the performance should be, nor do I know a song.  Regardless, those are things I can figure out on my own.  Knowing all of the marvelous performers on here, would somebody be so kind as to give a 15 year old kid some tips on his first stage performance?  I'm nervous being on such a big stage with well over one thousand people watching and I almost feel like this is over my head.  Nevertheless, I am determined to rock this performance.  -Sean Looby

Community & Events / Re: MondoFest
« on: January 11, 2012, 02:16:56 AM »
I know im so excited

Community & Events / Re: MondoFest
« on: January 06, 2012, 01:48:42 PM »
i should be at mondo as long as it doesn't storm.  its a five hour drive normally and my mom isnt really willing to do that drive through a snowstorm

Gear / Re: Medium or Large for 2D?
« on: December 27, 2011, 07:29:38 AM »
Go with the large diabolo.  The four large diabolos that i consider the most "popular" are the finesse, sundia sun, circus, and taibolo pro v2.  the sun, the finesse, and the circus are all heavier diabolos whereas the taibolo is very light, only slightly heavier than a glary.  Being that i prefer heavier diabolos, i would choose one of those three.  Personally, i like suns, so thats what i'm going to recommend, but all four are fantastic diabolos

Community & Events / Re: MondoFest
« on: December 07, 2011, 02:59:53 PM »
I think its the 13th, 14th, and 15th.  They got the info up early this year so check the site for the info.

Community & Events / Re: MondoFest
« on: December 07, 2011, 04:42:01 AM »
I will be at mondo :D

Community & Events / Re: MondoFest
« on: November 21, 2011, 03:12:15 PM »
i dont know if i will be there for mondo 23.  unfortunately, i live in wisconsin and if mondo is in february next year, my mom is not willing to drive 5 hours in a snowstorm. i need to see how the wearther playes out.  I will, however, be at madfest.

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