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    where do you get liquid parrafin so cheap? Amazon sells it for $75 per gallon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tinkerhell View Post
    where do you get liquid parrafin so cheap? Amazon sells it for $75 per gallon.
    You don't need cosmetic grade liquid paraffin. SternoCandleLamp 30130 Soft Light 1 Gallon Bulk Lamp Fuel, Smokeless Liquid Paraffin Wax
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    45 day candle, or so it was touted, by adding a wick
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    I really want one of these!Hidden Content

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    Does it smell like butter when it burns?
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    Did Ya'll mix in a little Citronella Plant to ward off the Skeeter's before touching it off?

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    Smell reminds me of popcorn at the theater.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paraquack View Post
    45 day candle, or so it was touted, by adding a wick
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    I feel greasy from here just looking at it.

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    Great post - Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by RealSurvivor1 View Post
    Great post - Thanks
    RealSurvivor, I did a thread a couple weeks ago and tried the Crisco with a cotton string tied to a washer. It burned for over a week I blew it out calling it the real deal. I'm gonna add some to my stores of survival candles I already own.
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    This is good post for DIY. It may help someone after TSHTF
    But I did an experment and for $1.00 I can buy a candle that will burn for 63 1/2 hours
    https://www.prepperforums.net/forum/g...xperiment.html

 

 
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