I've got this Chinese Grande that was terrible when I received it.So cloudy you could barely see any Lava motion,and it usually would just sit there detached from the coil in 2 places.Got a Goo-Kit…Continue
"The heat ring lays inside the base.It closes the gap between the bulb and base,allowing more heat to rise into the globe,rather then escaping through all those small holes in the base.
I see lots of starlight bases with the ring missing."
I fixed the problem with the Grande.At the 2 spots where the wax wouldn't stick,it actually looked like it was trying to repel from the glass at those spots.There were 2 slight hazy areas like something was on the glass…"
"With all of the varied quality control issues china lava lamps have had it could very well be some sort of manufacturing residue in the globe. I know some of the grande globes have some sort of residue on the outside. I have one that I…"
"U need to clean that coil really good. Latex gloves, toothbrush, Degreaser, and rinse, then change gloves. then boil in distilled water. Never handle the coil without gloves after its clean. That should help"
"Hi Grace and welcome to OG!! There is a very good Lava Library and Archives on this site that is very helpful. Try this link and see if it helps with your coil problem. If you still need help, just holler back on this…"
I've got this Chinese Grande that was terrible when I received it.So cloudy you could barely see any Lava motion,and it usually would just sit there detached from the coil in 2 places.Got a Goo-Kit and I still have a coil problem.Wax will not stick from the 12-3 o'clock positions,and from the 5-7 o'clock positions.Wax refuses to have anything to do with the coil in those 2 sections. The Goo seems to flow pretty good,although sometimes the bare spots allow some water to be drawn into the wax…See More