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    super bright 2.5 volt, 0.25 watt christmas tree lamp super bright

    Started by The Lamp Caretaker in Collecting. Last reply by The Lamp Caretaker 4 hours ago. 2 Replies

    I'm hoping someone here may be able to assist me in locating what I come to find as the hardest bulb I've ever tried to purchase online.  My Christmas tree is in desperate need of - SUPER BRIGHT / 2.5 volt, 0.25 watt light bulbs.  I've tried well over thirty bulbs I have here in my home and all are dim when plugged in and manufacturers instructions are to purchase the 2.5 volt - 0.25 watt - super bright clear light bulbs.  I cannot seem to locate anywhere online...what am I missing here?  I…Continue

    Green / Red Mathmos Astro bottle now a available.

    Started by Lava_Head_UK in Collecting. Last reply by Scott Meek 17 hours ago. 3 Replies

    Very festive colours. Might order one I just don’t want to be disappointed yet again ! Continue

    DIY Glitter lamp question

    Started by Mark Golebiowski in Problems & Questions 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

    I’m planning on making a glitter lamp. From what I understand Calcium Chloride makes a slow lamp and Calcium Nitrate makes a fast lamp. Is that correct? Not sure if I should bother with Calcium Chloride ( it’s easy for me to get) before I invest in Calcium Nitrate. Continue

    Anyone have a '90s Orange White #05 or Red/Yellow #02 for sale?

    Started by MattMJB0188 in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone on Tuesday. 0 Replies

    Hello everyone.  I hope you are all doing well.  It has been quite some time (years) since I have posted on this site, but my lava obsession is back lol.  Unfortunately, I sold off my entire collection about 3 years ago.  I am looking for a #05 '90s orange white globe or #02 red/yellow.  Ideally, both globes would be from 1994-1996.  I am assuming due to inflation, lamp prices on ebay have skyrocketed.  Some of these lamps are priced at around $200.  Please excuse my ignorance if that is the…Continue

    Coming next year: The Lava Lair YouTube Channel.

    Started by Mattgyver92 in General Goo on Saturday. 0 Replies

    I'm making a YouTube channel for all my projects and build voicovers. Mostly my custom designed concrete lava lamps (all open source), but also anything else that would befit a supervillian lair. Supersized board games, mid-century designs for lighting and furniture, 3D printing / laser cutting projects, and more weird lava stuff. You'll likely also see my two cats (Siegfried & Roy) often.Current schedule is to launch before the end of next year with a few build videos. I will still be…Continue

    Looking for a source of glitter

    Started by Adrian in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Mark Golebiowski on Saturday. 4 Replies

    Hello, I am looking for a source of glitter, preferably 10*10 mm silver squares. It needs to be resistant to a calcium nitrate solution or maybe even also perchloroethylene.Holographic would also be nice, even though I think I have some 5mm tinsel curtain that actually works. My 10*10 mylar confetti seems to look worse after getting into my nitrate solution, but not eaten away yet (it's been a few weeks). It's also maybe a little too transparent.I'm based in Denmark, EU.Continue

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    A really rare sight

    Started by Modulo '70 in Collecting. Last reply by jonny p on Friday. 1 Reply

    I’ve never seen a Crestworth lamp box (Astro Mini) of any kind on tv before and may never see one again so I’m glad I took a snap of one recently seen on tv here in the U.K. The program was about an auction house set up in Yorkshire northern England. They do house clearances and auctions.Continue

    2nd Nov new lamp launch

    Started by Noz in Collecting. Last reply by Paul Dec 1. 152 Replies

    A completely new lamp is being launched on the 2nd Nov. Can't link the picture sorry. Won't let me.But looks die cast, and possibly looking at the curvature it might be taking an astro bottle. And first 100 out the window. Now a lottery of all the orders placed on the same day. Seems irrelevant to still call it first 100 when it isn't. What are your thoughts on what it might be? Continue

    I finally snagged a #21

    Started by MacRanium in Collecting. Last reply by MacRanium Nov 30. 3 Replies

    I stumbled across one of my bucket list globes on Facebook marketplace a #21 red wax purple liquid silver streak edition. Got it for an amazing price from a nice old hippy lady in the older part of town. The spring is broken and sticks up a bit but it flows fine and the wax shrouds the spring so when it's fully flowing you don't see it, I plan on fixing it this weekend but otherwise super happy to have this color combo it's one of my favorites Continue

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    Replacement bulb for a vintage cuda fiber optic lamp

    Posted by Mark young on November 10, 2022 at 7:35am 9 Comments

    Can anyone help me where to get a replacement bulb for a vintage cuda fiber optic lamp. I was given a lamp by a friend but it had no bulb in it. I plugged it in and it appears to be working just can’t find the exact size and type of bulb, it looks… Continue

    Collosus

    Posted by Heather Updike on September 23, 2022 at 6:35pm 0 Comments

    I want a Collosus. Not only do I want it "I NEED IT". Anyone wanting to sell one get back at me. PLEASE

    Regained my love of lava again!

    Posted by jewdiful on August 28, 2022 at 7:14pm 2 Comments

    It's tragic, I first made a profile here forever ago, intending to dive right into the lava community after falling in love with my new neon pink Heritage Grande. Unfortunately, that lamp stopped flowing completely not long after I got it... I…

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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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