Hi everyone,I have always wanted to have a lava lamp and today I got my first one. After purchasing it, I left it for a couple of hours to adjust to room temperature and it has now been plugged in…Continue
"Thanks for the advice Keith and analoghaze. In the end I went back to the shop (Argos) and returned it. This model was out of stock in their shop so I went to a different branch. I checked the new lava lamp in store for cracks and it looked fine.…"
"Bad news. If you run that globe with that crack it has the potential for catastrophic failure. Shattered glass, water, melted wax all over. Return it if you can.
That wax at the top is normal. Almost all of my lamps has wax…"
"In the end it started it's flow after around 5-6 hours. It is beautiful! I was a bit concerned because my room is a bit colder but I'm not exactly sure of the temperature. In the end I think the flow is working quite well. My only two…"
"It won't hurt it, but it may take just a long to heat up again. I don't like to leave a lamp like that for a long time (weeks or months) but I don't know of any problems that would arise.
One question and comment, what is the…"
"Thanks Keith for the reply. I am really excited about it and I'm glad to hear that this is normal. Quick follow-up question: If I turn the lamp off after 8 hours (now, on the first run) without it having achieved full flow will it affect the…"
"That is normal. You might start seeing the wax melting any time. First run might take 5 to 8 hours or more to full flow so be patient.
You picked a beautiful lamp for a first lava lamp! Hope it is a good one for you!!"
Hi everyone,I have always wanted to have a lava lamp and today I got my first one. After purchasing it, I left it for a couple of hours to adjust to room temperature and it has now been plugged in for 2 hours. I know that it is supposed to run for around 5 hours the first time around but I'm just a bit concerned because there doesn't seem to be much activity. The wax seems to have slided to a side and seems to be stagnating there. Is this normal for a first run or is there something wrong? Is…See More
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