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GooKit Wax sticking to bottle

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J on Sunday. 1 Reply

Hi,I GooKitted a small lamp a few years ago and it ran well for a while. The wax has begun sticking to the bottle, at first it was just at the top but now it's all over the entire thing. I thought…Continue

Is this legit?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr MaGoo Nov 3. 2 Replies

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Vintage lamp keeps re-clouding

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Panussi Jun 1. 9 Replies

Hello,I have an old Lava-Simplex LavaLite lamp that has been giving me problems since day one. The master fluid was cloudy when I got it and the wax had tons of tiny bubbles. I did the basic Epsom…Continue

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Replacing Liquid: Am I Doing Something Wrong?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonas Clark-Elliott Jun 10, 2016. 11 Replies

Hello,My blue/green LavaLite Aristocrat needed a liquid change, as it was cloudy and created bubbles in the wax. So far I'm ready to throw it out the window. I've tried 3 different times, all have…Continue

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Claude J replied to benson41011's discussion GooKit Wax sticking to bottle
"you need to coat the inside of the bottle with sufferant and leave it in  when adding goo. Clean bottle one more time with Dawn andcheapo bottle brush, rinse thoroughly with hot water,Add Sufferant with some distilled water,  addgo, top…"
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GooKit Wax sticking to bottle

Hi,I GooKitted a small lamp a few years ago and it ran well for a while. The wax has begun sticking to the bottle, at first it was just at the top but now it's all over the entire thing. I thought there may have been some kind of residue on the inside of the globe, so I removed the master fluid and the wax and cleaned the bottle thoroughly (using the soap and shake method) and....I still have wax sticking. On top of that, there seem to be wax "crystals" floating around that do not want to…See More
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LavaLite Aristocrat Time Lapse

"Sure is better than one blob up and one blob down lol. Love it!"
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Vintage Lava-Simplex LavaLite Aristocrat Lava Lamp - Time Lapse

I made a time lapse of this 1973 LavaLite Aristocrat made by Lava-Simplex Internationale last year but it had very cloudy master fluid and bubbly wax. It too...
Nov 9
benson41011 replied to Tracey Bailey's discussion Repaired Century - Lava not rising
"Too much salt will make the wax rise to the top and never come back down. From my experience, it takes a lot of salt solution to get these old lamps to flow properly. I think it took about a cup for me. "
Nov 8
Mr MaGoo replied to benson41011's discussion Is this legit?
"Probably just painted by someone, if you look closely at the last picture in the ebay pictures you can see the  black under the paint that has worn off."
Nov 3
Mr MaGoo replied to benson41011's discussion Is this legit?
"Someone probably just painted it."
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Something Interesting About Me:
I am a young musician, vintage fan collector, fire alarm collector, and vintage smoke alarm collector. Lava lamps aren't really something I necessarily collect, but do think they are beautiful and help relieve stress. I got my first lava lamp in around 2004, and I loved it. I love going out to yard sales, flea markets, antique shops, and thrift stores to see what I can find.
Where I Live:
Baltimore MD
My First Lava Lamp was:
FiveBelow blue/clear Motion Lamp
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
3
My Favorite Lava Lamp is:
My vintage LavaLite Aristocrat
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