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    Giant Won't Flow - To open or not to open?

    Started by Sentrex in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Critter 1 hour ago. 15 Replies

    I was really excited to find a Giant purple/ yellow that was barely used, however, it just won't flow like it's brothers and sisters.I know that this color was offered in the 2nd batch and also noted that it has less wax in it than the others which can be seen when it is "cold" and on it's base..When I find NIB smaller lamps it seems like I always have to add some glycerin or PG to increase fluid density or they behave just like this giant. I think that I would need to do the same with this…Continue

    FS 2X Fantasia Glitter Lamps

    Started by Sentrex in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Sentrex 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

    $200 + ShippingBoth lamps run excellent and the bases are in good shape. One has a green color disc on the bottom and the other has the multi color disc. If removed then both lamps would appear as their natural silver color when operating.PM if interested.…Continue

    Confetti Gemlite - Rookie Mistake - Glitter Knowledge Appreciated

    Started by Sentrex in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Sentrex 15 hours ago. 17 Replies

    To make a long stupid story short - a little bit of water got mixed with my pink confetti gemlite fluid and now the flakes are just sitting on the top with no flow.What are my options here?I will now go sulk in the corner :-(Continue

    Rewiring old lava lamps

    Started by martin ward in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Johnny 19 hours ago. 1 Reply

    Hi all I have a question I have 2 crestworth copper lava lamps I'm thinking of rewiring them so can use mathmos astro bulbs I was wondering if anyone has done this or if it's a good idea ? Continue

    Spring Coils

    Started by Claude J in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone yesterday. 0 Replies

    Anyone have any extra coils they can part with?I'm especially looking for 52oz and Grande size onesContinue

    Lava Lot for Sale

    Started by Rory in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Alex Johnson on Thursday. 10 Replies

    Good Afternoon! I am moving at the end of the summer, and need to get rid of some of my collection. I'd prefer to sell the whole bunch at once, but i'm willing to break stuff up. I do not want to ship, so its got to be pickup only. (I live in Fredericksburg, VA). I've got the following for sale:1- Saturna 1- Century1- Heritage Century (Goo-kit) 1-Heritage Wizard (Goo-kit)2- Midnight Century Bases2- Midnight Aristocrat Bases and 1 Cap1- 2007 Coach-lite Lantern w/ fitting vintage bottle.1-Brass…Continue

    Amoeba bulb replacement

    Started by Brent in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Soylent Green on Thursday. 13 Replies

    Hi,I just bought a very nice Amoeba in box and the light does not work. The instructions say the bulb isn't user replaceable. Has anyone tried to replace the bulb in an Amoeba! I can't believe they would make something that you can't replace the bulb in.   Thanks!Continue

    In search of midnight Century base

    Started by Courtney Barnes in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Courtney Barnes on Thursday. 2 Replies

    Looking to purchase a Midnight series Century base. Shipping to AZ. Thanks!  :)Continue

    Tags: vintage, series, iso, lite, lava

    I Destroyed My Carlisle

    Started by Galaxy Gloo in General Goo. Last reply by Mark on Monday. 12 Replies

    Greetings!This is my first post and I thought I should introduce myself. I’m Robert and I live in San Francisco. I joined shortly after I destroyed one of my prized possessions- The Carlisle 300 lava lamp that my mom gave me in 1976. Ever hear that old expression “leave well alone”? Well- I didn’t leave well enough alone and tried to fix what wasn’t really broken. The liquid in said lamp had gotten a bit yellowish over the years (rightfully so)- but was still pretty clear and not cloudy. The…Continue

    For Sale -1970's French Glitter Lamp

    Started by Alexander David Lyon in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone on Monday. 0 Replies

    Hi Guys, I have a 1970s french glitter lamp for sale (in good condition), im not sure on what the value of one of these would be?Im still not 100% sure that this is not a GemLite Oval Continental but 1 person has mentioned it is a french glitter lamp.The glitter looks amazing and clear liquid.Happy to ship UK & OverseasMake me an offer.…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…

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    Looking for information on this lamp

    Posted by Cliff Futrell on March 15, 2019 at 11:31am 3 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…

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    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...

    The…

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    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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