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    Old / Rare partial glitter lamp find?????

    Started by kero48 in Collecting. Last reply by MileHigh 1 hour ago. 7 Replies

    Hey all, hope everyone is well, work has been keeping me quite busy so haven't been around as often as I would like.See photos below, found this at a thrift store and knew it wasn't on the new side due to the glitter size and shape/style, etc. I could be wrong though hahaha.It's hard to see in the photos but the glitter is perfectly square and ultra silver and reflective. Is this what is called confeti glitter? The glitter is in perfect shape, no see through pieces and or fading etc.The fluid…Continue

    Rubber Stopper/Pulg Gets Sucked Into Lamp

    Started by Joshua Dreger in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J 4 hours ago. 9 Replies

    I've done successful gookits on a couple grande globes but I'm running into a problem with the rubber stopper on the top getting sucked into the lamp. One time it happened a week after I finished the lamp after it had cooled, and more recently I had it happen to my other lamp a few weeks after finishing it and it happened while the lamp was running, so it causes significantly more of a problem because now I have to redo the lamp to get the rubber stopper out of the wax.Has anyone else had this…Continue

    Tags: plug, rubber


    Started by martin ward in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J 7 hours ago. 6 Replies

    Hi all just a question has anyone tried to do a good kit lava lamp replacement on a mathmos fireflow bottle  I had a purple one but now it's gone darker more like plum colour Continue

    Custom Wizards for Sale

    Started by Claude J in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Claude J yesterday. 10 Replies

    I have doubles of several custom Wizards I built and wish to sell them prior to movingLL Factory Red Anodized Heritage series with Red Glitter (in box) $125Custom Chrome with Purple Glitter $125Copper Painted with Multi-Colored Gold Glitter $75Blue Wizard with Clear Glitter $75Purple Wizard with Purple Glitter $75All prices listed do not include shipping…Continue

    problem getting wax to rise with propylene glycol

    Started by Alex Johnson in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Thursday. 10 Replies

    hi everyone Im just trying to get some help with my original lava lite. it was time to restore my lamp because it was just too cloudy and the liquid had to just be changed. so now Im at the point where i have tried to get the wax to rise. i cleaned out the cloudy liquid with nice clean distill water. after waiting for the wax to heat up i started slowly putting in the in propylene glycol. ive been putting 1ml at a time after every 20min and it hasent  been rising. its a 32 oz lamp so i dont…Continue

    Hello, my name is Nick, and I'm a Lava junkie.

    Started by Nick Stefanisko in Collecting. Last reply by Nick Stefanisko on Thursday. 21 Replies

    I've been lavaless for about 30 years, and I recently had a relapse. I fell off the wagon hard. Originally I just had the one Lava Lamp, a 17in Gold Century in blue/white. I got it when I went away to college, and really the reason I only had one was because I lived in a really small space and I didn't have room for more than just the one. Then I graduated and had to become an adult and put my toys away. I live in a much bigger space now, and while cleaning out my closets I found the old lava…Continue

    Tags: Steps, 12


    Started by Nick Stefanisko in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Wednesday. 2 Replies

    I've seen a couple requests for dimensions. While I'm not sure what good it will do, except maybe in making new bases or caps or maybe a crochet lava cozy I went ahead an measured my two larger lamps. I'll probably get around doing the smaller ones later. The bottle measurement does not include the inner cap nipple which adds an inch or so to the height of the bottle. My 16in Schylling is almost the same size as my Aristocrat.…Continue

    Tags: dimensions

    WTB: Looking for 32 oz Clearview lamp(or just base) also open to trades.

    Started by James K. in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone on Wednesday. 0 Replies

    Hi,I have a soft spot for the Clearview lamps and have been seeking one for awhile now but for some reason haven't been able to find one, or I do find one locally and for whatever reason things fall through etc. I prefer not to use ebay as prices tend to be erratic from what I've noticed for Clearviews recently(and I'd rather just deal with Oozinggoo members instead).  I'm interested in buying/trading for either a complete lamp and base or just the base if you prefer.  I don't have a large or…Continue

    Tags: oz, 32, Clearview

    Renew! Renew!

    Started by Nick Stefanisko in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Tuesday. 19 Replies

    OK sci-fi-folks, we all know that Carousel never works, no one ever Renews. Once your palm crystal starts blinking, it's game over. My 30 year old Aristocrat stopped moving. The wax just kind of puffed up and laid at the bottom. So I figured, what the hell, I'll crack it open and try to bring it back to life. The Aristocrat has a really easy to remove screw cap and mine had about 15mm of space between the bottom of the cap and the cold water line. That's quite a lot of gap. First I unscrewed…Continue

    Tags: restore, aristocrat, success

    anyone know anything about this one?

    Started by chinch bug in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Tuesday. 11 Replies

    any info is great..!Continue

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    Glitter Graphics - Rolls Royce details

    Posted by Pharos on April 4, 2019 at 7:09am 1 Comment

    Have you noticed how often you see the Rolls Royce Glitter Graphic shown with a blank area where the…


    Looking for information on this lamp

    Posted by Cliff Futrell on March 15, 2019 at 11:31am 2 Comments

    .saw this lamp on eBay, I was under the impression that the Carlisle only came in three colors with a gold base. ive seen wizard lamps with similar color schemes but never a Carlisle. Was thinking it was custom painted but there are 2 for sale on…


    Fantasia Glitter Graphics

    Posted by Pharos on December 22, 2018 at 1:06pm 2 Comments

    The series was produced by Fantasia in 1980, featuring these images (plus three words-only executions by another designer).The elusive "Big Rig" is a computer-generated recreation from the only known black-and-white range photo...



    Looking for a color wheel motor

    Posted by Tony Buck on December 3, 2018 at 1:52am 5 Comments

    Hello people of the Goo variety, I my self like the lava lamps, but my true love is the fiber optic lamps..

    Now i am hoping to get another motor for my color wheel on my Fantasia Love Bug.,

    Does not have to be original motor, but…



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