Originally Posted By finallyME
Hmmm...I wonder how a bunch of those in a small can would work as a stove.

Maybe the common analogy would be the old tin can with cardboard spiral and wax filling the inside. We made those in scouts a looong time ago.

There are differences, and similarities.

The idea of a bigger flame than a tea candle is attractive because I always thought that those long times to almost boil were not that practical.