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    Re: Candle-Flex molds

    That is fantastic! Thanks for sharing.
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    Blisters on candle surface

    Hi everyone, I periodically have a problem with what I would call blisters on the surface of some of my candles. It has happened with my Mann Lake molds, and with metal votive cups. It seems to be...
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    Re: Candle-Flex molds

    Hi, do you have a picture of how you prop up the taper molds? Unfortunately the mold holder that Dadant sells has holes too small for the Mann Lake molds.

    Thank you,
    Rhonda
  4. Thread: Selling Beeswax

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    Re: Selling Beeswax

    I make candles, and I would be interested in the color and how much filtering has been done, where it was harvested from, and whether any bleach has been used to change the color. I wouldn't care...
  5. Votives burn well first time, then trouble re-lighting

    I have some votives where I used some clean looking wax from a local beekeeper. The first time I burned the votive, it burned well. However, the second time I had trouble even getting it to light,...
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    Bubbles on surface using Mann Lake molds

    I am trying to use the 10 inch tapers from Mann Lake, but I'm having difficulty with bubbles on the surface of the candles. According to parafin candle troubleshooting, it means the wax is too cold....
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    Candle burn time

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  8. Finishing the bottom of candles from Mann lake molds

    Hi everyone, I am relatively new to candle making and recently began using the Mann Lake molds. I have tried long bobby pins and wick holders, but I'm not satisfied with how the bottom looks after I...
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    Re: aid for using on metal taper candle molds

    On these old fashioned molds are y'all using 2/0 or #2? I'm new to candlemaking, but I have seen both of these sizes recommended across the internet so I'm confused.
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