Firstly, it's a "slim" candle. That's what the packaging says. That isn't a problem, but it also
isn't described as such here, so I wanted to let you all know that. I don't own another appearing
candle, but it is a bit narrower than my vanishing candle (unknown maker), and a bit longer, too.
The locking mechanism works fine. No complaints after a handful of trials with it.
I haven't filled the tank yet, nor tried the wick. To be honest, I plan on modifying it so as
not to use them, anyway, so I will not likely be able to give info on their quality at any time.
I'm not sure what problem the prior reviewer had, but the only thing I can think of is
this: The candle came with a small piece of tape securing the lowermost coil. The instructions
don't tell you to remove it, but remove it you must! I can imagine that the problems he described
could occur if you don't remove that little piece of tape. So yeah, remove it.
My ratings scale:
5* = The most amazing thing ever. (I
rarely give 5* reviews.)
4* = Really, really good. I like it a *lot*. I give these where
others will give 5*.
3* = Good. Does what it's supposed to do, and I'm happy with it.
I don't hate it, but it isn't quite as good as I'd hoped.
1* = Nope.
0* = Run away!
Well I bought this and the good thing was that it came very quick. I took it out of the package and
the instructions just said to give it a twist counter-clockwise to collapse. I tried and tried but I
couldn't. I had to somewhat mess with the bottom part to loosen it a bit and now it appears, but it
doesn't stand up straight and the bottom is a mess. Maybe I did something wrong from the beginning
but I'm not going to be using this for my show.
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