gc78 Posted April 18 Share Posted April 18 (edited) Hello! I am new here and new to candle making. I bought the beautiful straight sided lib jar from candle science and absolutely love the aesthetic. I'm not having any issues with soy 464 and CD 18 wick with 10% FO. However, I really love the HT with IGI 6006 but have been struggling. FO load with IGI6006 is 6-8%. The best luck I have had so far is with a zinc core wick that reached a full melt pool by 3.5-4.0 hours. Which I guess probably isn't bad, however the second burn the flame seemed too high and smoked a lot more. It could be as simple as keeping the wick really short, but I want a candle that people can feel safe with and not necessarily worry about too much maintenance. Second burn the wick was maybe a tad over 1/4 inch and the flame did eventually calm down, but still. So I have been exploring options of double wicking. I tried two CD 4's but they curled too much to one side of the glass and it became too hot. I've tried ECOs, CDs, Zincs, and now I have ordered CDNs. Would anyone be willing to lend some kind advice. Best! Edited April 18 by gc78 include more details Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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