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In my quest to figure out exactly what the original formula is, one thing I haven't figured out is why they used Kerosene in the mixture. It seems like it was a very small part of the mixture, something like 7% by volume.But what was the point? Did it act as a preservative, or enhance the flow, or help to bind everything together?Speculations?Continue
So I bought an MSR filter a while back to filter out my lamps. It wasn't working for me. It kept on getting clogged, and I was filtering Grande, so you can imagine how annoying it was to stop and have to clean it out every 500ml. So recently I purchased a Büchner funnel filtration kit to do my filtering for my other lamps. I want to clean out the MSR, so I can use it when I go hiking. So does anyone know how to clean it out to get it back to water consumption use? Would it be advisable to even…Continue
....Would this be the correct forum to post this in? I have a small elephant rain lamp that won't flow all the way around or for very long. When started you can hear the pump, and the oil begins to flow, but on only about half the strings. Then the flow slows to almost nothing. It worked great for the first two years I had it.Continue
Just a head's up that Mathmos have the metallic yellow and red back in stock.I'd had the site open in another tab for a few days and when I clicked on the tab it refreshed and I got a 404, so I have a feeling something else might have changed too... I just can't figure out what I had been looking at!I checked the metallics on the off-chance and they were there so that's a bonus at least.Continue
I am selling two Crestworth Rocket lamps for $600 plus shipping costs.They are both in very nice conditon and come with 2 extra bottles and two extra bulbs.It should be noted that all 4 bottles are refills and one of the bottles is actually a Fantasia bottle however it's the same size as a Jet bottle so it fits in the Rocket base fine.…Continue
The only thing that sucks is the cap is broken. They tried to fix it by gluing the screw on cap to the…Continue
first off sorry its been so long since my last blog post all my teachers have decided to drown me in work. I've decided that i'm going to go with spot 2 but I'm keeping the owl painting. thanks for your guys' suggestions. Also originally I wanted…Continue
My current lamp set up isn’t much of a set up as it’s just 3( of six because I don’t have room for the rest)lamps siting in a cluster on my vanity/desk. But I’ve decided to change this because a it will look better and b I would like to be able…Continue
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This is the almighty inventor, well sort of... You can catch up with Craven Walker and learn how these crazy lamps came to be. Go there
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