Me and my kids have recent started collecting lamps this last year and have acquired around 30. I would like to refurbish some of my 1970s Starlights. Can anyone tell me if I can remove the old…Continue
Then, when the lava is melted
Slowly add your buoyancy additive (Propylene glycol or Epson salt solution)
Add it a little at a time until the goo floats.
FYI, Let 20 min elapse between adding so the fluid reaches temp"
"The caps on Lava brand lamps before the early 90's were all screw on caps. They use an O-ring to complete the seal. The caps can be reused with no problem unless they have been damaged (cracked, shattered). The O-rings should…"
"I just went to the craft store this morning and bought corks for the 5 lamps I have refurbished. Those are long gone.
THANKS FOR THE WARNING! Since I do not have a bottle topper, I will go back to what I had before.
I place foil…"
"The factory seal of a bottle cap actually crimps itself around the rim of the bottle.
A stopper does not
One of two things can happen with rubber or cork stoppers sealed hot or cold
1) It will leak air and neutralize pressure as it cools. when…"
"The other problem is that it feels like my plastic cap on top of the bottle cap doesn't want to come off. It almost feels like it will break before coming off...should it just pull right up or twist off? Thank u for all ur help."