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Crestworth Galaxy Perspex Stand Dimensions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J on Friday. 8 Replies

Hi allHave a Crestworth Galaxy Fibre Optic lamp and want to make a Perspex Stand, can anyone provide the dimensions of the original please.Thank you Bob Continue

Cresworth Aromalite

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Hughes Jun 4, 2016. 6 Replies

Hi Everyone.Has anyone any experience of actually using the Crestworth Aromalite e.g.What colour lights look best and what pads and liquids could I use (as want to preserve the original)ThanksBobContinue

Halogen incandescent V Traditional incandescent

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Hughes Jan 23, 2015. 6 Replies

Hi all, this is not a question fot the pureists amongst you, but has anyone tried using Halogen incandescent instead of Traditional incandescent.I understand that Halogen incandescent give out more…Continue

Un-Identified Lava Lamp - Can any one identify?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Critter Jul 16, 2014. 3 Replies

Hi every one -I have been given a Glitter Lamp that was found in an attic that was being cleared, the person clearing believes it to have been her fathers from the 1960's one but I'm unsure.It has a…Continue

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Bob Hughes and Claude J are now friends
Friday
Claude J replied to Bob Hughes's discussion Crestworth Galaxy Perspex Stand Dimensions
"accept friend request for address I'll unpack it later today Miss looking at it anyway Going to move white Lunar upstairs and replace it with Galaxy downstairs"
Friday
Bob Hughes replied to Bob Hughes's discussion Crestworth Galaxy Perspex Stand Dimensions
"Hi Claude. Thank you. That would be useful. Now not missing responses as get an email notification. I missed a Galaxy on eBay that had no workings in the bottom and your lighting solution would have worked a treat. Great tip. Thanks again. Bob"
Friday
Claude J replied to Bob Hughes's discussion Crestworth Galaxy Perspex Stand Dimensions
"Did someone say Jupiter 2? Yes the transformer go bad on these very easy I replace everything inside with a simple remote controlled 120 VAC or 12VDC (with new Transformer/driver) LEDs that automatically change color (with memory) so every time…"
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Bob Hughes replied to Bob Hughes's discussion Crestworth Galaxy Perspex Stand Dimensions
"Hi Andy Please accept my apologies for not responding sooner. I have only just found your response which is just what I needed, the oozing goo site is not the easiest to use regarding replies etc and I totally missed it. Dimensions fantastic, its a…"
Thursday
Bob Hughes commented on Bob Hughes's blog post Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp TLC advice needed
"Hi All for your help have now sorted the fan, and corrected the bulb from 10w to 20w, Disc obtained (Thanks you know who you are) All I need now are the dimensions of the stand so that I can make one. Thanks again. Bob"
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Dec 8
Bob Hughes replied to Bob Hughes's discussion Crestworth Galaxy Perspex Stand Dimensions
"Thanks Andy. Could you possibly provide the dimensions  Across the top. Height  Width of waist. Height to waist. Thickness It would allow me to be as true to the original as possible. Help really appreciated Bob"
Dec 8
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Crestworth Galaxy Perspex Stand Dimensions

Hi allHave a Crestworth Galaxy Fibre Optic lamp and want to make a Perspex Stand, can anyone provide the dimensions of the original please.Thank you Bob See More
Dec 7
Bob Hughes commented on Bob Hughes's blog post Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp TLC advice needed
"Thank you lamp caretaker "
Dec 7
The Lamp Caretaker commented on Bob Hughes's blog post Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp TLC advice needed
"The fan blows air out of the lamp to keep it cool. If it blew the air into the lamp the glass fibers would sway and break.  This is the reason the blades of the fan are in the down position so it sucks the air out of the lamp.  Fantasia…"
Dec 6
Johnny commented on Bob Hughes's blog post Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp TLC advice needed
"just another thought on the disc, what bout thick perspex, and drill hole in for it to fit onto the motor? what rotates"
Dec 5
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Dec 5
Bob Hughes posted a status
"Can anyone provide the dimensions for the perspex stand parts for the Crestworth Galaxy Fibre optic lamp as wish to make one. Thanks all"
Dec 5

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Something Interesting About Me:
Baby boomer who could not afford a Crestworth back in the 60's
Where I Live:
Wiltshire
My First Lava Lamp was:
Crestworth Astro
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
5
My Favorite Lava Lamp is:
Proud owner of a Crestworth mark 1 table lamp with shade
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Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp TLC advice needed

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 8:41am 9 Comments

Hi all.

I have managed to obtain a working Crestworth Galaxy Fiber Optic lamp but would appreciate some advice from someone with experience of workings as it need a little TLC.

Can anyone help with the following:



I have the glass colour wheel but it is broken, any one know how to find a replacement or best way to make one.

What is the best polish for the dome.

Which way should the fan operate, blow up or suck down.

Anyone know of a spare stand or…

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At 2:24pm on June 10, 2014, Aladdin 2 Lava said…

Very nice Bob, thanks for sharing.

Hope to see some more photo's of your lamps, I expect you are still getting familiar with how the site works... enjoy the flow   :)

At 12:37pm on June 10, 2014, Aladdin 2 Lava said…

Welcome to OG Bob.

I could not afford a Crestworth in the 60s either, the pocket money my parents allowed me back then would just about cover a comic and jamboree bag !!!

Put a photo of the table lamp up, many of us here would love to see/own it.

 
 
 

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