"Incidentally, Duane, you can clear the solution which is quite possibly quite cloudy due to emulsification of the wax/water phase by letting it cool to room temperature and then operating it several times, cooling in between, and the water phase…"
"The base does not appear to be the original base that was produced in the mid to late 60's which was different from the one shown. However, Lava Simplex Scribe Corp. who acquired the rights to the lamp could have changed the base…"
"Na im not gonna return this lol. I just dried the top and the old gasket, and added some rtv on the top like claude mentioned which is silicone i use for cars for gasket making.. And it stopped.
Its deff was slowely leaking.. i marked…"
These is the exact quote from the shapeways site the caps are for sale on. " My o-ring was brittle from age and had some glue stuck to it from a fix attempt. I replaced it with a 1-1/2"x1-3/4"x1/8" #81 o-ring (for…"
"Just dotn silicone the thread
If you use it anywhere, use a thin bead around the inside of the cap where the flat part meets the section with the threads(glass bottle rim contact point)
This way, you can get it off if you ever have to"
"Just like most caps on bottles, it needs a gasket on the inside of the cap.
I recently bought some pliable rubber material to seal a colossus
it is available in various thicknesses
\Yours would be @1/32 of less
It is also available with…"
"I got your cap Duane, Great Job on it, but i was under the impression it came with a new seal ? Thats what your website said ? Unless I misread that. Regardless my old one was still soft and felt like it was new. …"
"i have never had any luck with those chrome paints, even the expensive ones from Eastwood.They have a process now that is almost chrome but a wash-on paint called spectra chrome
of course, all kinds of knockoffs came about
My airbrush guy does…"
"Yea i have 6 chinese lava lamps from spencers 32 ooz ones, i just recently got into collecting lamps. I used to have a big 52 OZ one i got as a kid from chuckee cheezes from the tickets.. I broke it by tripping on the cord and the lamp shot…"
"I don't know what bottle sizes are out there or what caps they use, but I doubt it. I couldn't find anything for any lamp when I designed the re-pop cap for my century. If someone had a broken one for a different size they would donate to…"
"Yes someone would need to scan an original. It might be possible to just 3D print the scans. The problem is scanning often has difficulty getting into small nooks and crevices. So the print might get messed up where the data was…"
"I wonder If there are also 3d-print files of the separate parts available of the Mathmos “ Lunar Rocket.”
Like the separate top, and the three Feet and the bottompiece. I always liked the rocket of Tintin in the comic…"