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    WTB: 1-2 Colossus

    Started by Lars in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Claude J 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

    Hey guys,Greetings from Good Ol‘ Germany. Looking for 1-2 Colossus. Would be able to arrange shipping myself when buyer would prepare on palet. Thanks for your offers in advance.RegardsLarsContinue

    wave machine

    Started by David Payton in Problems & Questions yesterday. 0 Replies

    I'm probably in the wrong forum but this is the closest I can find to resolve my issue. I have an old Simplex Lava Corp. wave machine that had been dormant for years. It refuses to return to the cam wheel regardless of the 'long' end being placed correctly. If I manually "assist" it the cam attempts to push the vessel off the base laterally. If I'm at the wrong place could you please direct me to someone who might be able to help? The only places Google gives me are "repair shops", tutorials on…Continue

    Electronic heating and lighting applications.

    Started by Tevfik Dogruman in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Tevfik Dogruman on Tuesday. 7 Replies

    Today, I have done the lava lamp electronic heating and lighting application that I wanted to do for a long time. Because it was quite difficult to find the old type lamp.So I made both the lava lamp and the electronic part.…Continue

    CHROME PLATED COLOSSUS - SHIPPED FedEx

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

    I am considering selling the only chrome plated Colossus in existence.It also comes with a Table and support ring.Plating and polishing alone cost over $700!It will come with my personally designed anti-burst pressure sealing system and heat-shrink.It is internally insulated and has a new dimmer with heavier wiring.(I have a TRI-COLOR LED custom-built remote-control drop-in module and 250-watt heater in case you are interested in making it glitter ).This baby is tricked out!It is currently…Continue

    Colossus Lamps Buy Now!

    Started by Ronzo in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Bill Baylor on Sunday. 2 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

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    For sale: Mathmos Lunar, green/clear

    Started by Jack Kolding in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone on Saturday. 0 Replies

    fine condition, a few dents and scratches. Perfect working order. Perfect working dimmer.looking for offers…Continue

    New to this.

    Started by Andrew Webb in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Andrew Webb Nov 11. 4 Replies

    Hi all, I have cleaned out two lava lamps and am starting anew. I have bought some wax and some dye off Ebay and need to know what else apart from distilled water and salt I need to add to get things moving (literally). I tried to add a photo but it is too big to upload. Another question, I have a copper base/top lamp and the wax is runny, anyone know why? as the other two were solid wax I had to melt to get out of the lamps. Thanks in advance for any help given.Continue

    Rare Crestworth Snowflake For Sale

    Started by Alexander David Lyon in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone Nov 11. 0 Replies

    Hi Guys, This beautiful revolving Crestworth Snowflake is now up for auction.https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/143438830052Happy Bidding.Best RegardsAlexContinue

    Tags: snowflake, crestworth

    What's the best way to de-bubble wax?

    Started by pspees in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Grum Nov 10. 20 Replies

    I have a lamp that I bought off of ebay about a month ago. When it arrived the wax looked as if it had been shipped hot. Ever since the fluid has cleared up but the wax is extremely bubbly. It seems to get better with time but then it will get worse again. I was wondering what causes this (the bubbles) and what would be the best remedy? Thanks for your input!!

    Tags: Bubbles, Wax

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    SAVOY !!!!

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    Mathmos Factory visit pt 2

    Posted by Modulo '70 on October 5, 2019 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

    Wow! Almost 10 years to the day since our last visit, this time to their premises on an industrial estate, unit 2 at Poole in sunny Dorset. We were lucky enough to go to the original Sterte Avenue West premises back in September…

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    Looking for a very specific Lava Lamp and willing to pay $$$

    Posted by Eric Aguirre on September 28, 2019 at 4:30am 1 Comment

    Hello everyone, I hope I'm posting this to the right forum right now, just found out about this site, while on a mission.



    If anyone see's this torchiere Lava lamp, and are willing to sell, I am more than willing to buy it off someone,…

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    Glitter Graphics - Rolls Royce details

    Posted by Pharos on April 4, 2019 at 7:09am 1 Comment

    Have you noticed how often you see the Rolls Royce Glitter Graphic shown with a blank area where the…

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