Although the light lift is what I thought of as soon as I read the OP, and I think it is probably the way to go, I want to point out that these need a certain amount of weight to operate properly. They will not run correctly with "no load", the cable will backlash.
Originally Posted by winnie
If you go this route, you may need to build some xtra weight into the candle holder.
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