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A  TOY  CANDLE  BOAT



THE CANDLE BOAT    ...  a   R E M A K E - T O Y   of my childhood !
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                                  made by WELBY TOYS, Noida / India

On Flea Markets sometimes, someone, offers "Candle Boats"  made out
of recycled cans. Displayed in a bowl of water, the boats are going
around with  "taff-taff-taff", until the TEA-CANDLE is burned down.

HOW IT WORKS ?
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The boat has a Boiler/Pipe-System to be filled with water. The heat
of the candle's flame brings the water to steam.  The steam expands
and  "explodes"  the water out of the pipes: This gives the driving
pulse.  Cold water get sucked in  and the cycle  is starting again.

On this boat a RUDDER IS MISSING. A home-made rudder is made out of
PAPERCLIP, piece of CATFOOD CAN & GRIP of an INTER-DENTAL BRUSH ...

     

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