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    I Destroyed My Carlisle

    Started by Galaxy Gloo in General Goo. Last reply by Mark yesterday. 12 Replies

    Greetings!This is my first post and I thought I should introduce myself. I’m Robert and I live in San Francisco. I joined shortly after I destroyed one of my prized possessions- The Carlisle 300 lava lamp that my mom gave me in 1976. Ever hear that old expression “leave well alone”? Well- I didn’t leave well enough alone and tried to fix what wasn’t really broken. The liquid in said lamp had gotten a bit yellowish over the years (rightfully so)- but was still pretty clear and not cloudy. The…Continue

    For Sale -1970's French Glitter Lamp

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

    Hi Guys, I have a 1970s french glitter lamp for sale (in good condition), im not sure on what the value of one of these would be?Im still not 100% sure that this is not a GemLite Oval Continental but 1 person has mentioned it is a french glitter lamp.The glitter looks amazing and clear liquid.Happy to ship UK & OverseasMake me an offer.…Continue

    FS 2X Fantasia Glitter Lamps

    Started by Sentrex in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Sentrex on Sunday. 2 Replies

    $200 + ShippingBoth lamps run excellent and the bases are in good shape. One has a green color disc on the bottom and the other has the multi color disc. If removed then both lamps would appear as their natural silver color when operating.PM if interested.…Continue

    Any ideas what lamp this is?

    Started by Alexander David Lyon in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Soylent Green on Friday. 7 Replies

    Hi Guys, Can anyone tell me abit more about this lamp, i.e. what make it is? rarity? etc..RegardsAlexContinue

    Amoeba bulb replacement

    Started by Brent in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Brent on Friday. 11 Replies

    Hi,I just bought a very nice Amoeba in box and the light does not work. The instructions say the bulb isn't user replaceable. Has anyone tried to replace the bulb in an Amoeba! I can't believe they would make something that you can't replace the bulb in.   Thanks!Continue

    Lava Lot for Sale

    Started by Rory in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Cowmatian on Friday. 5 Replies

    Good Afternoon! I am moving at the end of the summer, and need to get rid of some of my collection. I'd prefer to sell the whole bunch at once, but i'm willing to break stuff up. I do not want to ship, so its got to be pickup only. (I live in Fredericksburg, VA). I've got the following for sale:1- Saturna 1- Century1- Heritage Century (Goo-kit) 1-Heritage Wizard (Goo-kit)2- Midnight Century Bases2- Midnight Aristocrat Bases and 1 Cap1- 2007 Coach-lite Lantern w/ fitting vintage bottle.1-Brass…Continue

    Our first Lamp: GOOLAMP CandleGlow P1

    Started by Marcel in Buy/Sell/Trade Zone. Last reply by Marcel on Thursday. 7 Replies

    The new ** GOOLAMP CandleGlow P1 ** ➤ Wireless, mobile and economical ➤ Powered by only one tea light ➤ Handmade in Germany!➤ Specially developed fast flow formula⏩ www.goolamp.com ⏪The movement of the glitter is done by a tealight, no electricity is required, so you can enjoy the lamp fully - even in the garden or on the…Continue

    Tags: candleglow, goolamp

    Trying to find a better goo formulation

    Started by BaBa-Gooey in General Goo. Last reply by BaBa-Gooey on Thursday. 14 Replies

    I am in the process of experimenting with different waxes and additives, trying to find the perfect formulation to make my own goo for lava lamps.  I know I could buy formulated goo kits, but I like melting wax, coloring it, and making them on my own.  The "usual" way of paraffin and brakleen works ok for me, but about 30% of my lamps do not last more than a few weeks, before the wax starts separating and/or sticking to the sides.  Other lamps I made in January are still flowing perfectly.  I…Continue

    Heading to pick up a colossus

    Started by Rory in Collecting. Last reply by MileHigh May 15. 2 Replies

    Good Afternoon!At the end of the month I am heading to pick up a colossus from Ronzo in NH. I will have enough room to transport another lamp if someone on the east coast wants me to pick it up for them. I am willing to drive an extra two hours from my route to drop off the lamp if I am compensated. If anyone is interested, please let me know.Best,Rory Continue

    Lamp Refill Problems

    Started by Kaelie in Problems & Questions. Last reply by Kaelie May 14. 4 Replies

    I bought this 2011 premier lamp for $15 thinking I could restore it. The liquid was cloudy, but it lava worked like normal. I followed the instructions of a youtube video. I drained the lamp, reserved all the lava. I refilled the lamp with distilled water and dissolved 1 tsp of plain epsom salt in the globe, then turned it on for 2 hours and let it heat up. I made a super saturated saline solution in a separate container and added it 1 tsp at a time an hour apart. My lava went from resting…Continue

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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…


    Looking for information on this lamp

    Posted by Cliff Futrell on March 15, 2019 at 11:31am 3 Comments

    .saw this lamp on eBay, I was under the impression that the Carlisle only came in three colors with a gold base. ive seen wizard lamps with similar color schemes but never a Carlisle. Was thinking it was custom painted but there are 2 for sale on…


    Fantasia Glitter Graphics

    Posted by Pharos on December 22, 2018 at 1:06pm 2 Comments

    The series was produced by Fantasia in 1980, featuring these images (plus three words-only executions by another designer).The elusive "Big Rig" is a computer-generated recreation from the only known black-and-white range photo...



    Looking for a color wheel motor

    Posted by Tony Buck on December 3, 2018 at 1:52am 5 Comments

    Hello people of the Goo variety, I my self like the lava lamps, but my true love is the fiber optic lamps..

    Now i am hoping to get another motor for my color wheel on my Fantasia Love Bug.,

    Does not have to be original motor, but…



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