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What is the best type of guard to put on a candle to protect it from the wind?

  1. Sep 18, 2008 #1
    To stop it from blowing out. Should you just have a 2 inch plastic around where the flame is?
     
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  3. Sep 18, 2008 #2

    lisab

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    That technical problem was solved centuries ago...behold the hurricane lantern:

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    Just one solution...I bet lots of cultures have solved this problem.
     
  4. Sep 18, 2008 #3

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  5. Sep 18, 2008 #4
    Surround the candle with a house.
     
  6. Sep 18, 2008 #5
    For emergencies candles are out glow sticks are in.
     
  7. Sep 18, 2008 #6
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    I love pumpkins.
     
  8. Sep 18, 2008 #7
    Perhaps he's asking for like at a vigil? I think for that they just use paper cups...
     
  9. Sep 19, 2008 #8

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    a simple candle lantern is made by putting the candle inside a tin can
     
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