A most unepected greeblie source

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A most unepected greeblie source

Post by Scotaidh » Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:17 pm

I was at my local "pretentious stuff for the house" store looking for my favourite scented candle that only they stock - Ginger Peach. With the candle I also bought some tea lights in the same scent.

The point? The tea lights are not clad in thin metal, but in clear plastic cup that is apparently impervious to (candle-flame-level) heat.

Once empty, the container is about 1.5" dia x 5/8th" tall.

There's a divot dead-centre on the outside of the bottom - useful for locating any holes you might want to drill.

There are four bumps 90 degrees apart around the rim.

I don't yet know how well it takes glue, or what sort of glues might be used with this, but I thought you might like to know so's you can do your own investigating.

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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by GimpyJohn » Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:10 am

I'll keep my eyes open; those sound very interesting....

Thanks for the heads-up.
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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by wowyz » Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:20 am

What is a tealight? Battery candle?

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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by GimpyJohn » Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:37 am

Small, circular candle; about 1 1/2 inch in diameter, and roughly 1/2 inch tall.

Hope that helps.
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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by wowyz » Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:03 am

Thx.

Know those but usually used at graves here. Battery powered are also available now.

Use battery ones with my buddhist shrine. Lilke a real candle but 2 short batteries inside,.

Push down on top top to switch on/off.

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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by woozle » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:37 am

pictures or it didn't happen
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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by wowyz » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:05 am

:x Directed at me?

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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by naoto » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:32 am

I found it rather interesting to see the more recent battery-powered candles to simulate the flickering flame (not just by varying the light output, but physically "wobble" the flame).
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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by naoto » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:33 am

wowyz wrote:
Fri Jun 02, 2017 3:20 am
What is a tealight? Battery candle?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tealight
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Re: A most unepected greeblie source

Post by wowyz » Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:44 am

Many variseties available. I think on lsst visit I saw the mentioned tealights at Village Vsnguard.

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