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Old 04-26-2017, 01:30 AM   #1
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Hey guys just after I thought i got the right size wick I am running into another problem. After burning the candle for 2+ hours the flame starts to get flooded by the melted wax.

I poured out the melted wax and relight the candle and that seemed to fit the problem but I am wanting to know how to prevent it from happening.

Any tips and tricks would be helpful! Thanks again guys!

I only used 1oz of fragrance for a 16 oz candle.


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Old 04-26-2017, 07:34 AM   #2
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I only used 1oz of fragrance for a 16 oz candle.
If its flooding the wick after a two hour burn the wick is too big.
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Old 04-29-2017, 01:39 AM   #3
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What is the diameter measurement of your container? Can you tell us what type of wax you're using and what type of wick? I agree, it's too big. You should never have to pour out melted wax, as I'm sure you already know!
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