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Wax clings in one column when running

Started May 3 0 Replies

Hi all, This is my first post so again hi to again to all Gooheads.Ive been playing around with a 10 year old no name rocket (probably a chinese copy ).Does anyone here know what to either put in the…Continue

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"Should be proud of that wall of lava!"
Aug 23
Andy replied to benson41011's discussion $6 Marketplace Find
"Hi Benson I've had the sticking thing before and fixed it. Wait until cold and then run the top of the bottle under the hot water tap or use a hairdryer and melt the wax up the top. It should sink if you swirl it around. Wrap a little bit of…"
Jun 27
Andy replied to benson41011's discussion $6 Marketplace Find
"Great find. Its pretty rare we find these type of lamps in Australia but ive always got my eyes out at every garage sale. Ive just redone 2 lamps and changed master fluid in both. One was an old 70s crestworth and the other was a late 80s…"
Jun 22
Andy replied to kero48's discussion Grande wax in 52oz bottle
"Hi Kero48, I emailed magma tower a few days ago and are still waiting for a reply about sending Kits etc to Australia. In the meantime I've got some lab quality oncentrate Sodium Lauryl Sulphate in solid form coming so I'll give this…"
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Andy replied to kero48's discussion Grande wax in 52oz bottle
"Hi again Just to clarify that P=V x I Or power ( watts ) = volts x current (amps) So 40watts = 130v x 0.3 amps  And 40 watts = 120v x 0.33 amps Normally the more amps the more heat, its got to do with electrons and friction but you cant see…"
Jun 4
Andy replied to kero48's discussion Grande wax in 52oz bottle
"Hi kero48 Jon is right about the watt thing. Watts  = power and nothing to do with light or heat. I can also see that a lower voltage thinner element can get hotter but ive never done the test. But a extra thick element can draw 40 watts but…"
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"Hi Rebecca  Love the clocks and lava together. Looks like you must have a "time" thing going on. Too much or too little ?  But what a way to pass time watching clocks and lava flowing. First day of winter here. 1 degree Celsius!…"
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"Hi Claude J Its already got the original bulb in it with no info on how many watts it is. The purple wax is quite dark and not very translucent at all. Sometimes it actually looks black. I'm going to put a dimmer in and try to control the heat…"
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"Nice! Love the purpleI need to find a bulb for that lamp"
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Something Interesting About Me:
Love tinkering with stuff.
Been playing with lava since 1990s until carbon tet was banned!
Where I Live:
Victoria
My First Lava Lamp was:
Original Craven bought in 1990 and cloudy.
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
4
My Favorite Lava Lamp is:
Large rocket (just fixed)
Relationship Status:
Married
One of My Favorite Websites:
http://www.iceinspace.com.au/forum/

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