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For this size pure beeswax candle Bee Services in Terrell Texas sells #W07 wick. It does not matter who's mold you have used.
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Mann Lake's catalog says to use 2/0 wick for candles 1" to 3" in diameter. We use it for tapers and all but the biggest pillars (3" and up). For those we use 60 ply.
 

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2/0 is too small for a pillar candle. You will need either a #2 or #3 depending on the wax


Remember the 1/0 is the largest with each number getting smaller. 3/0 is smaller than 2/0 or 1/0 and 2/0 is smaller than 1/0

#1, #2, #3 each gets larger as the number goes up
 

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how do you know when to use an /o number versus a #?
the /0 are for mostly tapers in beeswax. The 5/0 is good for birthday candles, so i am told. I had to ask my supplier because i got some odd wicks when i bought an existing candle business

the # are more for pillars and votives

The best is to experiment with the wax. Each batch is different.
 
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