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    Lava Garage Sale-- last chance before items are offered to 2nd person! PLEASE READ!

    Started by Jonas Clark-Elliott in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Jonas Clark-Elliott 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

    Here are the items I have-slash-had for sale. Items that are gone are so marked. If there's no contact by January 15th, I'll offer to 2nd person in line! Please DO NOT  leave email addresses here! Send me a PM. If we're not Friends yet, send me a Friend request.Complete lamps:-- Green Fluidium, no box Blind Faith, you're 1st. Dillon Neimiller is 2nd. PM me!-- Hunter copper Sata-Glitterlite, "eyelash" glitters are no longer silver, no bulb or plug Available!-- Glitter table lamp, separate…Continue

    Update 2

    Started by Tiki Carol in Problems & Questions. Last reply by tim 15 hours ago. 1 Reply

    Update 2: As you can see from pic, I pulled the trigger on the PG.I figured if I was gonna build some lamps I might as well do it right.Chucked all wax and liquids I had mixed thus far.Cleaned bottle and went with 70% wax to 30% Brakleen, Distilled Water with PG till I got action.Teeny bit of dish soap - not even a full drop.Kinda like the mini balls floating but still up for more suggestions from here.Continue

    "Baby Lava" - Haggerty Protypes

    Started by Jason G in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Jason G 15 hours ago. 3 Replies

    Hi guys, This is my eBay ad: https://www.ebay.com/itm/275140480335A ton of information about the prototypes and more photos can be found at that link.  I would prefer to obtain a Lava Lite bottle…Continue

    How to fix wax sticking to your globe

    Started by Autumn in Problems & Questions. Last reply by tim 15 hours ago. 26 Replies

    After many months of frustration I have finally figured out the cure for wax sticking to the glass. I am confident that this will work for most people. Its very simple actually. Empty the globe and fill it completely full of gasoline. Let it sit over night, rinse it out with dawn dish soap, then refill the globe with the original contents. When you refill the globe be sure to put a little bit of liquid in it first and swish it around because the gasoline strips the lamp of all surfactant. I…Continue

    Tags: bottle, glass, stuck, globe, stick

    The Imperial WANTED!

    Started by joust in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Jonas Clark-Elliott 19 hours ago. 24 Replies

    Please let me know if you have one for sale.Thank youContinue

    Found this old Glitterlamp lamp

    Started by Martin Hundhausen in Collecting. Last reply by Jonas Clark-Elliott 19 hours ago. 18 Replies

    Found this beautiful glitter Lamp in my new House.Does anybody now how old it is, maybe a manufacturer and how much it could be worth?Thank you BHorstContinue

    MILLE LUCI GLITTER LAMP

    Started by Dave Jackson in Problems & Questions. Last reply by The Lamp Caretaker yesterday. 8 Replies

    Hello.  I saw some really old posts about the Mille Luci Glitter Lamp.  Hopefully, there are some people around that still have an interest and can answer a couple of questions.I picked one up for $10 at a Goodwill and it still works just fine.  However, it's only 1/2 full.  I was wondering if that's how these were actually designed?  Based on the patent documents, I'm guessing it's not.  The 2 ingredients that make up the liquid are trichloroethylene ((900 gr (brake cleaning fluid)) and…Continue

    Display Ideas for 100+ Lamps

    Started by Kelly in General Goo. Last reply by andy ross yesterday. 14 Replies

    So, I've seen everyone's pics of how they display a large number of lamps, but if you could do anything to showcase your lamps, what would it be?  My DH has set aside a full third of the basement to be the Lava Lounge.  He's setting aside 220 amp service for the area, so power will not be an issue.  He's willing (and able) to build whatever shelving I want.  I'm thinking that all of the Grandes should be together, Safari Series, Psychedelics, etc.  (There are only a few lamps that I don't have…Continue

    Powder Pigment wax dye

    Started by Claude J in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Johnny on Wednesday. 8 Replies

    Does anyone have any experience with using powder pigments?I seem to recall reading somewhere that Haggerty used powder pigments from Crayola.The reason I ask, is that I've seen a few "interesting" colors and was wondering if it's worth the time to pursue further and how these powder transfer from the candlemaking industry to lava lamps applications. Not so much interested in Mica due to separation issues.Thinking out loud,.. Has anyone used a chemical to pre-mix them in order to enhance…Continue

    complete meltdown

    Started by Dave in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Wednesday. 10 Replies

    first , ty for accepting me into your community.ive been browsing the forums for a couple weeks now trying to find a solution.; the wax in my century just melts and sits motionless.ive tried reducing the wattage of the bulb.  i havent tried a dimmer yet, but even when the lamp is turned off and begins to cool nothing happens.  the wax does melt really quick, and if you slowly tilt the glass, you can see movement, but nothing rises or bubbles up.   ive added an epsom salt mixtuire, but that did…Continue

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    Fireflows O1 for sale

    Posted by Marco Manenti on January 19, 2022 at 9:47am 0 Comments

    i have some fireflows O1 for sale, brand new, shipping all around the world, contact me:

    marcoshared22@gmail.com for info.…

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    For sale

    Posted by Christian on November 21, 2021 at 9:57am 1 Comment

    Mathmos Fluidium spare bottle 

    http://ebay.us/6qX545?cmpnId=5338273189

    Lava lamp by Mathmos, model Lunar, Space Age Rocket Lunar lava lamp design $1,560.00- Local pick up only

    Posted by Phu Le on November 17, 2021 at 3:49am 0 Comments

    Hi I am selling a Highly desirable lava lamp made by Mathmos in the 1990s In good working order as can be seen in the photos with a new 100W bulb. Mathmos Lunar Lava lamp 34 inches tall plus extra power converter…

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    Lamps for sale

    Posted by MileHigh on October 31, 2021 at 6:00pm 4 Comments

    I am selling some lamps from my collection - just in time for Christmas!

    You can view details, pics, and videos of the lamps that I am selling at …

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    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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