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    A New Source of Goo Kits

    Started by k-nano in General Goo. Last reply by Claude J 6 minutes ago. 17 Replies

    It's come to my attention that Magma Tower isn't sourcing goo anymore and I am looking into sourcing it myself to potentially fill the void. The only thing is there will likely be a fairly large minimum order quantity from the manufacturer. Therefore, I'm looking to get an idea of just how interested the community is in purchasing goo to refurbish their lava lamps. If I could get those looking to buy goo to reply to this post and give me an idea of just how much goo your currently interested in…Continue

    The best way to thoroughly clean the inside of globes?

    Started by KittenChops in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Autumn 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

    Topic says it all. I've tried everything but it's a pain. Even bottle brushes just don't really get the job done because of the angle required. Any suggestions or experiences? Thanks fellow goo heads!Continue

    In search for Red Swirl base & cap

    Started by Kyle S in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Cody Rankins 18 hours ago. 5 Replies

    Hi all,I am currently in search of a red swirl base and cap. I understand that it’s rare, but for trade I have a green swirl base and cap, a silver screw cap with green wax and cloudy yellow fluid, two empty vintage 32 oz bottles w coil, an 05 orange fluid white wax midnight, a black aristocrat base, or a black starship base and cap. Could add pictures if wanted–Continue

    ORIGINAL CRAVEN WALKER / DUNNET PROTOTYPE LAVA LAMP UNCOVERED.

    Started by Ian in Collecting. Last reply by Ian 20 hours ago. 2 Replies

    Found abandoned in a garage. Continue

    Making lava lamp step by step (Blue lava)

    Started by Tevfik Dogruman in General Goo. Last reply by Claude J 21 hours ago. 6 Replies

    Today I prepared this work to guide the friends who want to make a lava lamp.There is no basis for the amount of substances I use.It is completely improvised.First of all, I used the materials mentioned in the lava lamp. Paraffin, liquid paraffin, kerosene and PERC.My main purpose is to show how the opacity after a while.…Continue

    FOR SALE: Mathmos Smart Astro: Blue to Red (Number 120) *RARE LAMP*

    Started by MattyG in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Mathmos Smart Astro: Blue to Red (Number 120).For sale is a Mathmos Smart Astro which changes colour from Blue to Purple to Red and is in its original box which is in good condition too.These smart astros were made in limited numbers and this one is labelled 120 on the bottom of the base.This item is now discontinued and doesnt come available very often at all in this condition so grab yourself a rare lamp.The leds all work great and the touch sensitive switch works as it should do.Its in good…Continue

    Donald Dunnet - Original Lava Lamp Inventor - Prototypes, Construction details & History.

    Started by Charlie Leverett in General Goo. Last reply by Ian yesterday. 21 Replies

    Hi,Hopefully with this post I can provide a comprehensive background on the story of Donald and his invention. Donald was my great grandfather and between my father and aunt we have tried to piece together the history of his involvement with the lava lamp. I have thoroughly researched the internet for any mention of him but unfortunately most of it is either vague, incomplete or inaccurate as he is often incorrectly named as 'Alfred Dunnett'. However we did come across some facts that we were…Continue

    Tags: Original, History, Prototype, Inventor, Dunnet

    Collectors and first 100 important announcement.

    Started by Jezza in Collecting. Last reply by MonsoonStorm yesterday. 75 Replies

    On the Mathmos Blog, there's an important information notice about future first 100 releases. Anyone wishing to collect a first 100 lamp should read this first before buying. It looks like the UK gets half and Germany gets half of all new first 100 lamps. Personally, i think this is wrong as Mathmos is a UK company therefore we, sorry WE, should get first divvies. Yes here in the UK. However, I am looking forward to some new finishes and some new models too. But have practically given up on…Continue

    Looking for Magma Lites

    Started by Joey Williams in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone on Tuesday. 0 Replies

    Hello all, I'm on the hunt for any Magma Lite lamps and the Magma Lite Time Machine clock. If anyone here has one for sale please let me know!Continue

    Looking for a Mathmos Astro Baby Globe

    Started by Kensington in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Kensington on Monday. 4 Replies

    if anyone has one for sale please let me know. Thank you Continue

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    Colossus faulty dimmer switch

    Posted by MB on October 4, 2021 at 11:01am 2 Comments

    Unfortunately my dimmer switch on my colossus is no longer working. It was always finicky, but recently stopped working all together. Has anyone replaced their dimmer switch? If yes, can you send me the website and part number you used? 

    For sale Mathmos Faze3

    Posted by Christian on September 19, 2021 at 9:06am 2 Comments

    Mathmos Faze3 for sale. Will send it worldwide. Please pm me. 


    My Vintage Clear Liquid/Purple Wax Midnight Series Century Lava Lamp from Either 1995 or 1996. (I got it yesterday at the thrift store near me.) https://youtube.com/shorts/EdEZOKZQcF0?feature=share

    Posted by Corbinator777 on June 7, 2021 at 5:06pm 0 Comments

    My Vintage Clear Liquid/Purple Wax Midnight Series Century Lava Lamp from Either 1995 or 1996. (I got it yesterday at the thrift store near me.) …

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    I Got a Midnight Century

    Posted by Corbinator777 on June 7, 2021 at 5:04pm 0 Comments

    My Vintage Clear Liquid/Purple Wax Midnight Series Century Lava Lamp from Either 1995 or 1996. (Got it from the thrift store near me yesterday *6/6/21*)…

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    lava lamps gallery of pictures

    Check out Martina's image collection of the cool lava lamps of the past (and a few of the present.) It's still growing! Go there
    the god of lava
    This is the almighty inventor, well sort of... You can catch up with Craven Walker and learn how these crazy lamps came to be. Go there
    how to make a lava lamp

    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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