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    Whoo Hoo!

    Started by Claude J in General Goo. Last reply by Claude J 22 hours ago. 7 Replies

    Look at what was in our driveway when we came homeNo more supply chain issues,No more last-minute substitutions.We overbought 55gal of the special chem we need to make Goo.We now have Chems and wax now in stock to make 160 gallons of special wax (its also black-light sensitive)Also bought a new scale so larger batches will be consistent…Continue

    Fantasia Poverty Sucks

    Started by Claude J in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Claude J on Thursday. 2 Replies

    Hello Everyone!I decided to go with a different theme on the office display shelvesI thought I'd offer this to OG members before hitting ebay with it.$130 shipped to lower 48 for members onlyEmail LavaLabCreations@gmail.comAny fantasia fans out there?" width="18" />" width="18" />2Steve Hill and 1 otherContinue

    Crestworth Nordic Lamps U.S. Seller

    Started by Lamp Addict in Collecting. Last reply by Jonas Clark-Elliott on Thursday. 6 Replies

    Hi!  I may be looking to sell these Crestworth Nordic lamps.  They are quite rare lamps especially to be in the States.  If there's anyone interested please let me know.  Thanks!…Continue

    Mathmos Chrom Star Wars Fighter - wtf???

    Started by Peter Panussi in Collecting. Last reply by Jonas Clark-Elliott on Thursday. 5 Replies

    I just stumbled across a classified ad praising a "Mathmos Lavalamp Chrome Star Wars Fighter"  for 200 Euros.Custom made or super special Mathmos item??? Never seen something like this before...…Continue

    Grande Base needed

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

    Need a grande base for the test stationAny conditionUSA locatedemail me: lavalabcreations@gmail.comContinue

    It's hip to be square - DIY Square block lava lamp build

    Started by Mattgyver92 in General Goo. Last reply by Mattgyver92 on Wednesday. 8 Replies

    Well that worked.Recipe is close to a 65% distilled water 30% propylene glycol 5% glycerin mix. Wax is paraffin, liquid paraffin, TCE.Glass 'craft' block has a rectangular opening at the top which required a custom acrylic/rubber plug seal. Stand is temporary until I can design molds for a cast concrete form that I like. Currently it's made of scrap ply and some aluminum foil for a reflector. 40W bulb.Metal coil is three extension springs overstretched and attached end to end with some…Continue

    Need to rebuild my lamp

    Started by JAMES BENINI in Collecting. Last reply by Claude J on Tuesday. 12 Replies

    IMG_2196.JPGGreetings all, I'm a newbie at this, tried to do the saltwater/one drop of dish soap trick to clean up my lamp, and this happened. At this point I think I just need to start over with new wax and liquid, but the price to do that is more than a new lamp (granted it's an import) Since this is an import lamp, what would you do? Rebuild, sell for parts, or...?…Continue

    Lava Wave Machine.

    Started by Bill Smith in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Thomas Austin on Tuesday. 3 Replies

    I am looking to buy a wave machine, the ultimate one would be Gaint Pacifica or the Atlantis model.I know these are quite rare so maybe a Caribean or the Adriatic model.They must be in good condition with everything working correctly including the wave fluid etc., becauseI live in the UK and have no way of getting them repaired if they are faulty.Hughes wave machines used to sell his "Model One" wave motion machine but it seems theyare no longer available.So if anybody has one that they would…Continue

    What tha stuck!?

    Started by Jsmooth in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Monday. 9 Replies

    So, I have a lamp that I replaced the master fluid in, I’ve used 70% h20 and 30%P.G. I coated the globe with a good 50/50 mix of SLS, poured that out, dropped the coil in, and funneled the warm wax into the globe as per usual. It looked nice and clean and ready to be awesome. I let the wax cool completely at the bottom and then funneled my h20/P.G. Mix in and the wax is sticking to the sides as if I hadn’t used anything to coat the globe. Also the wax seems reluctant to move upwards but when it…Continue

    Mottled Wax & Corrosion Issues

    Started by Mattgyver92 in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Monday. 4 Replies

    One of the main issues I'm trying to address with my lamp builds is the wax appearance. Maybe with the newest batch of wax that I mixed with microcrystalline for the first time, maybe it won't be as much an issue, but I'm not convinced yet.Basically, unless I power the lamp on at 100% power (40W bulb), the wax looks mottled when it reaches the flowing stage. It looks pretty awful-almost like there's little bits of wax that never quite melted and got swept up in the flow. If I keep my lamps at…Continue

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    This is a gooey birthday shoutout for my hot lava friend (LarryLover)

    Posted by GooGhoul_ on June 9, 2022 at 7:30am 14 Comments

    CALLING ALL OOZERS AND GOOERS, do your little ol thing and wish this beautiful lava soul a happy bday…

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    Awesomeness

    Posted by Ghost225 on April 21, 2022 at 2:37pm 2 Comments

    What an awesome site! Glad I found it

    OozingGoo Reflection - A Decade Later

    Posted by Alex on April 12, 2022 at 8:53pm 3 Comments

    Ten years.

    It’s been ten years to the day (4/12) since I joined OozingGoo to participate in the motion lamp collecting community. I was in middle school and now…

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    New (old) Aristocrat

    Posted by Jsmooth on March 21, 2022 at 4:07pm 2 Comments

    Hey you wonderful goo-loving sweeties! I just scored my first aristocrat off of ebay and am wondering if you could help me figure out a couple of things about it.

    1. Is the base rare? It seems to have a more stretched out…

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