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    What would make Beeswax smell more?

    Silly question, what would make Beeswax smell more sweeter like honey?
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    Re: Wax Melter Feedback

    Thanks Ravensye, might call Maxant and see what they recommend, there are two types that I'm looking at but not sure which one will do the job.

    rtoney - I didn't really mean embarrassed ;) just...
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    Wax Melter Feedback

    Hi Guys, seeking your feedback / advice for a commercial wax melter.

    Currently & embarrassingly using a 'crock' pot type device that melts about 2 litres at a time, I get to make a small number of...
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    Re: Mann Lake Pillar Molds Question

    Hey Bee Bliss,

    Thanks so much for the advice, I didn't go as far as the canning ring - but I increased the pouring temperatures on the 3" pillars and much better results.

    No more of those...
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    Re: Mann Lake Pillar Molds Question

    Hi Guys - been taking your feedback into trial.

    Reduced the pouring temperature to 150f - problems still happening - less issues with the 3" x 3" and 3" x 5" but when the 3" x 9" then I get...
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    Mann Lake Pillar Molds Question

    Hey guys - was wandering if anyone has any of the Mann Lake solid Pillar molds? (PM501 or similar)

    I was wandering if anyone has advice about how to get the bottom of the candle flat? high pouring...
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    Re: Looking for Mold

    Thank you for looking, found that one.

    Was looking for a consistent taper, no bottom bits.
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    Looking for Mold

    Hello Guys,

    Can anyone help me with a suggestion where I can find a mold that produces taper candles that look like this:
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    Re: Sharing: Beeswax Maintenance Tips

    All depends on the candle size, but on average 1hr +/-
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    Re: Votive problem

    G'day Chriso38,

    When you feed this 2/0 through the hole where the pins use to be, is it easy to get it through or just right fit? I'm don't use wicks purchased in the states and the sizes differ...
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    Re: Container Candle Problems

    Not sure what type of container you're using but keeping the container warm and reducing the pour temperature should help, I would say around 154-159 should get you there. Room and outdoor...
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    Re: Sharing: Beeswax Maintenance Tips

    Anyone with tips to share?
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    Re: Votive Molds

    1213

    as promised, sorry about the quality, the ridges/knobs are at the bottom of the mold.
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    Re: Votive Molds

    Heading home from work, will upload photo of inside tonight
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    Sharing: Beeswax Maintenance Tips

    Hi Guys, I thought we could share our beeswax maintenance tips so everyone can benefit from them.

    My tips below to get it started:


    Keep the candle(s) out of a draft to ensure it burns...
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    Re: Fancy Beeswax Candles

    Hey Bee Bliss,

    Have you considered rolled candles? I make rolled candles and I find they sell really well - if that's what you are looking for.

    I've purchased from http://www.onestopcandle.com/...
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    Re: Pillar Molds Advice

    Yeah 3" wide with a flat top, I don't like the pointed top ones.

    Interesting about pouring hotter, is there a specific reason?

    Flex molds sound interesting, I just found some on Mannlake PM500...
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    Re: Votive Molds

    Hi Bee Bliss,

    Votive mold :)

    http://cart.candlesupply.com/product.php?productid=20334&cat=496&page=1
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    Pillar Molds Advice

    Hi Guys,

    I've got some seamless metal molds, I've tried to make one a couple of times but seem to be having issues. I pour at 158 f. Keeps getting stuck, holding the molds up (24cm) tall, sealing...
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    Votive Molds

    I just wanted to share a new mold that arrived from Minnesota this afternoon.

    It's a 16 cavity votive mold with little rubber stoppers to hold wick tabs, I simple used a special plier to cut them...
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    Re: Question about Tealight Issues

    Beekeeper_sd : didn't consider that air conditioning may affect the pour but will now turn off. As you say will suffer a little, will definitely pay off when I start pouring the hundred cavity mold....
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    Re: Question about Tealight Issues

    Thanks Bee Bliss!

    Understand what you're saying, will try to bring down the wax temperature a little further.

    Room temperature has varied when I pour, some days I had the air conditioning on,...
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    Re: Question about Tealight Issues

    Thanks for the feedback Bee Bliss. At around 150 the wax is already solidifying (skin forming) so would be difficult to start at that temperature.
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    Question about Tealight Issues

    Evening from Down Under,

    I purchased a tealight mold from BetterBee (15 cavity) and when I pour, occasionally the tea lights have a hole / crack.

    If anyone has seen this happen, be happy for...
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    Greetings from Broken Hill

    Greetings from Broken Hill, Australia.

    Not a beekeeper, just a candle maker.

    See you all in the forum.

    Bright Eyes
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