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    Update 2

    Started by Tiki Carol in Problems & Questions 5 hours ago. 0 Replies

    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

    Test post : please ignore

    Started by Tiki Carol in Off Topic 7 hours ago. 0 Replies

    I'm having trouble posting so thought I'd try w/o pics.Continue

    Found this old Glitterlamp lamp

    Started by Martin Hundhausen in Collecting. Last reply by Mark yesterday. 11 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

    Future Lunar Purchase- Need to know size first.

    Started by KirkS in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by andy ross yesterday. 1 Reply

    I really like the Lunar Chrome lights. Have started to keep my eyes open for one but before that, I should consider how big they are. What is the diameter of the base (fins) as well as the height? Also, do you change the bulb to a US 120VAC or is there other things you must do? Anything else to consider before purchase? What should one expect to pay for one in the US?Continue

    Tags: size, physical, lunar

    Looking for SLES in European Union

    Started by Adrian in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Arne on Monday. 3 Replies

    Is there anyone in EU with a little SLES they would sell me? It could be sent as a letter to Denmark. Looking for enough to do a 2,5 liter bottle and maybe some Astrobaby sized bottles.Continue

    Tags: SLES

    Vintage 1980s Lamp

    Started by Natalie in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Joe carracio on Monday. 4 Replies

    My vintage lamp crashed to the floor in the middle of the night and the cap broke spilling all the liquid. The wax was cold, so I still have all of it. I ordered a new cap, thanks to the person who has them being 3D printed, and am ready to re-fill, but am stumped. What remains in my lamp smells vaguely of kerosene. Can I use the suggested distilled water/epsom salt mix? Should I try to wash the wax in some way or just re-fill?Continue

    2 piece base century

    Started by Jordan Reeder in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Monday. 14 Replies

    Hi there,I’m just wondering if anyone knows why the 2 part base centuries do not cast much light out of the pin holes? Seems like the ‘70’s ones really have quite the display of light emitting from the holes on the base. Also wondering if anyone knows where to find a new black bottom for the base? The previous owner apparently took it off or it broke or something. Would I have to just buy a base from eBay and take off the black part or something?Thanks! Continue

    complete meltdown

    Started by Dave in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Claude J on Sunday. 6 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

    copper crestworth Nordic wanted

    Started by andy ross in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone on Saturday. 0 Replies

    Does anyone have a copper Nordic they would be prepared to sell or swap, please?Doesn't have to come with the bottle, I have a spare bottle hereThanksContinue


    Started by Tevfik Dogruman in Collecting. Last reply by Claude J on Saturday. 8 Replies

    Hello everyone,This week I tried various chemicals for the glitter lamp.First I searched for safety data sheets for glitter.Because the safety data sheets contain the density of glitter. From this I can calculate the density of the liquid. The chemicals I will use must be non-hazardous. I used PERC in my previous work. I have now tried four different chemicals.1- Mono ethylene glycol. d= 1.12 g/cm32- Glycerin d= 1.26 g/cm33- 50% potassium carbonate solution. d= 1.50 g/cm3…Continue

    Tags: sucrose, custom, lamp, glitter, Glitter

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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.…


    For sale

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

    Mathmos Fluidium spare bottle 


    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…


    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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