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    Lava Speaker - in progress

    Started by Lavalicious in Off Topic. Last reply by Zapiao yesterday. 2 Replies

    Hey everyone!I'm currently working on a speaker that combines lava with sound - so it's actually the vibrations of the music that make the lava move.So far I've given a new form to the speaker where its been fused with acrylic and I will do testing with the lava over the next couple of days.I'd love to get some feedback about what you think so far - your thoughts and general goo wisdom is very welcome!Thanks :)…Continue

    Trying to crack the original formula- why was kerosene used?

    Started by Ant Bee in General Goo. Last reply by Ant Bee yesterday. 72 Replies

    In my quest to figure out exactly what the original formula is, one thing I haven't figured out is why they used Kerosene in the mixture.  It seems like it was a very small part of the mixture, something like 7% by volume.But what was the point?  Did it act as a preservative, or enhance the flow, or help to bind everything together?Speculations?Continue

    Brand new batch of Fantasia Cosmos 2 lamps for sale soon

    Started by jmpenny32 in Collecting. Last reply by Robert Israel on Saturday. 19 Replies

    Well, never did i think after building the first Fantasia Cosmos 2 lamp that I would not only regret that sale but also the amount of requests I have gotten over the past few years from multiple sources to please build more. So I decided to invest in the project and have a whole new batch built, each one by me right here in my home, (4 total). My inspiration and motivation to build even the first one came from the endless hunt for a Cosmos lamp only to miss out on every opportunity that came my…Continue

    Tags: fibre, 70's, 80's, 90's, optic

    ATTENTION COLLECTORS $$4U

    Started by Claude J in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Claude J on Friday. 7 Replies

    Do you or someone you know lost interest in the lava lamp hobby?Preferably in or near the midwest USAI am a cash (or Paypal) buyer for the entire collectionOne lump sum and I'll take them allLavalabcreations@gmail.comContinue

    Water bath treatment to remove wax build up on glass

    Started by Michael Strong in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Susan on Friday. 8 Replies

    Hey everyone, so I watched a Mathmos documentary, and they showed a part of the manufacturing process after everything was bottled up where they submerge the bottled in hot water to separate the liquids and remove wax sticking from the glass. So I have a bottle that has this issue, and I  was wondering if anyone knew the temperature they heated the bottles up in that water treatment process.Continue

    Can anyone fix a 1960 French boilers lamp?

    Started by Gareth Healy in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Autumn on Friday. 9 Replies

    Does anyone know what type of lamp this is or how I could get it working again.  I think it is French and form the 60/70s.  I bought it c 1990.  I took it out after 10 years just now and liquid bubbled around for 20 minutes when the light was on but then stopped.Does anyone know how I could replace the liquid?Many thanksContinue

    Help on dating this old Century

    Started by The Dude in Collecting. Last reply by LampHead on Thursday. 2 Replies

    The cord had no switch and the wiring was shoddy on the inside, so the cord was not original - can't use it to date it. The strain relief was not correct, and can't be used to date it.The cord exits very close to the base, which appears the same as early century types.The base is 2 piece, so that makes it an early version.No stickers under the cap.…Continue

    Schylling and Lava Lamp's Future

    Started by Ryan in General Goo. Last reply by Ant Bee on Thursday. 9 Replies

    I haven't posted here in quite some time, so I apologize if this has already been discussed. Is it just me or does it seem like Schylling is running Lava Lamp into the ground? The Lava Lamp website shows pretty much every product out of stock. I see that Schylling offers some lava lamps on their website, but the selection isn't that big. Moreover, Spencer's isn't offering many lava lamp selections on their website either. I would love to hear more input on this.Continue

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    Does anybody know the actual name of these style of lamps?

    Started by KittenChops in General Goo. Last reply by Zapiao on Wednesday. 6 Replies

    I've always wondered if they have a name...Continue

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    The lava cult

    Posted by Michael Strong on February 23, 2021 at 1:29pm 1 Comment

    I think this old 70s LAVA lite message fits this site very…

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    Looking for xemu xeno lamp blue or red to buy

    Posted by Zane Ackley on February 18, 2021 at 6:29pm 1 Comment

    "Has any one seen a red or a blue xemu xeno alien lamp for sale? I want to buy one for my collection. If any info can be helpful thanks."

    Fluidium

    Posted by Ricardo Spaan on January 20, 2021 at 8:46am 3 Comments

    Hello there,

    I am looking for a blue bulb 40 watt E14 for my opal fluidium.

    Who has one and wants to sell it ore knows where to get one.…

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    Best Vastu Experts and Vastu for Basement: All You Need To Know

    Posted by Anandi Datt on November 11, 2020 at 4:04am 0 Comments

    Vastu Consultants

    To create a happy home we must pay attention to each part of the house. When you design a Vastu compliant house for your house in a way where the Vastu guidelines have been followed religiously from the…

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    You're going to need a lot of beakers (or margarine bowls) if you're going to make your own lava lamp. Craven Walker dares you to try. Go there


     
     
     

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