cliklm Posted December 16, 2009 Report Share Posted December 16, 2009 Well, I tried again after taking into consideration everyone's advice and comments.I went to the store and purchased some jelly jars. I used the wax blend I had produced; ie, EZSoy with beeswax, yellow dye chip, 1 oz. pear. Since I have not received my wick samples yet I used the LX wick I had in stock. On the first candle I used a 22 LX and that drowned out and left all sorts of wax and frost on the interior of the container. I let it burn for 2 hours the first day and 3 hours the second day and it just kept burning down and not burning off the wax on the side of the container.The second candle I used a 24 LX and that seems to be working quite well. I have had three sessions of testing so far; first day 2 hours in the morning and 3 hours that evening. When the candle was first lit the flame danced around quite a bit so I clipped the wick shorter and it calmed down. This is the second day and it's been burning since 9AM and it is now 1:30PM. The wick has developed a bit of a mushroom cap--I guess that is to be expected after such a lenghty burn time??? Now I started to test burn the second candle using the same wax and the 24 LX so I'll see if they burn similar.I took some pictures of them--they can be viewed by following the below link. If anyone has comments good or bad please send them over--I like constructive criticism! http://www.flickr.com/photos/43041387@N04/sets/Kathy - the newbie Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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