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    White Dye Solution For Lava Wax?

    Started by Joshua Dreger in General Goo yesterday. 0 Replies

    Hey, as the title states, Im looking for a good solution to make white wax and to lighten up other colored waxes. I've tried one band of candle wax dye, but the particles of white separate from the wax and stay on the surface of the blobs. Really simple question I hope someone has some experience with.Thanks!Continue

    Tags: wax, white

    Experimenting with wax dyes

    Started by BaBa-Gooey in General Goo. Last reply by Joshua Dreger yesterday. 3 Replies

    Over the lsat month, I have bought a bunch of candle dyes from various online retailers and am trying them out in my ebay and craigslist collection of about 12 lamps that i bought to tinker with.  Dye blocks are $1-$5 each and 1oz bottles of liquid dye are around $5.  Both are extremely concentrated and will color dozens of lamps.  Usually about 10 drops is enough to color a 17".  These are pics of the first day of flowage.  It is hard to get a good pic of a flowing lamp.  For some reason, the…Continue

    Mathmos Telstar repair advice: loose socket, bottle striking bulb?

    Started by Brad in Problems & Questions yesterday. 0 Replies

    Hello,I need some advice on how to repair a Mathmos Telstar, or whether I need to do anything at all.The problem I see is that the bulb socket is loose and wiggles around.  It seems like the socket isn't quite seated.  When I place the bottle onto the base, it doesn't sit flush on the leg struts and it feels like the bottle is sitting on the bulb.  (edit: or maybe it isn't).   The bottle is a bit unstable and tends to tip sideways.  I have to push the bottle down pretty firmly to get it to…Continue

    Tags: loose, cord, socket, repair, telstar

    32 oz globe

    Started by Jeanne Dobbert in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Mr MaGoo yesterday. 3 Replies

    Hi all,  I'm new here and don't exactly know how this works so here goes.  I've been looking for a 32 0z. globe with red liquid and white wax.  Does anyone here know where I can find one?  I have a few spare globes so if anyone knows how to make one but needs a globe I do have one.  Hope to hear from someone soon.  Thanks.Continue

    Mathmos Astro Metallic

    Started by Dustin Bargsley in General Goo. Last reply by Critter on Thursday. 22 Replies

    Hi All,just curious if anyone has bought a Mathmos Astro Metallic Lava Lamp?  I’m considering buying one with tax refund in a month or so but I am not sure if I will like it.  Does it really look like these pics I’ve attached?  Any info or input is welcomed and appreciated!  …Continue


    Started by jmpenny32 in Collecting. Last reply by gary612 Jan 20. 276 Replies

    Hello everyone, I know many of you are on the hunt or know of someone on the hunt for replacement fiber optics for their Fantasia lamp. Look no further!! As you all may or may not know already. I am currently in the process of making replacement glass fiber optic sprays. These will be identical to the original Fantasia sprays. I am overwhelmed with pre-orders and will most likely have a…Continue

    Tags: Firefly, 1500, 1101, Chrome, Gold

    Any ceramic icon collectors still out there? Sun and Moon ...

    Started by BamaMatt in Collecting. Last reply by tweavs Jan 20. 5 Replies

    Just curious what the trade value one of these has?Continue

    The time has come...

    Started by Claude J in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Claude J Jan 20. 17 Replies

    Hello everybody!After this last move to the new house, I realized my addiction had gotten out of control.It took 3-22ft uHaul trucks and 3 days to move every collection and household itemsYES! The rumors are true!I'm selling my collectionIts time to share my 300+ lava lamp collection with othersI cannot upload the sales flyer here-it is too largeEmail me at lavalabcreations@gmail.com and i will send you the listI'd like to sell similar collections as a whole and not split them up.Many Custom…Continue

    Colossus Lamps Buy Now!

    Started by Ronzo in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Dillon neimiller Jan 18. 7 Replies

    I still have a few of these rare Lamps available for purchase. I am looking for folks that can pick up ideally, or arrange shipping ...white glove etc. Some of the lamps are brand new and never used. If interested please send me a private email and we can get into details. I want to give this group first chance at them before looking into other options.ThxRonContinue

    Tags: Colossus

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    Capri from the 70's worth buying for $100?

    Posted by Jay on January 28, 2020 at 11:42am 0 Comments

    Like the title asks, just wondering what the average going price is for one.  Thanks! 

    Lunar Lovers for Lavalamp Lava Lamp Crestworth Mathmos

    Posted by MCJ van Aken on January 4, 2020 at 6:24am 0 Comments

    This group I have made on Facebook..

    I would like to dedicate this group to and for all current and future fortunate owners of Crestworth and Mathmos Lunar Lava lamps.

    My goal is to collect as many information as possible about Lunar…


    Lunar Lovers for Lavalamp Lava Lamp Crestworth Mathmos

    Posted by MCJ van Aken on January 4, 2020 at 6:21am 0 Comments

    This group I have made on Facebook..

    I would like to dedicate this group to and for all current and future fortunate owners of Crestworth and Mathmos Lunar Lava lamps.

    My goal is to collect as many information as possible about Lunar…


    SAVOY !!!!

    Posted by JohnL on October 20, 2019 at 8:00pm 8 Comments

    Found this today, it is showing signs of…



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