"Dear João,if you still follow oozinggoo and read this: Could you be so kind and post your technique here, a short tutorial?That would provide further interested people reading in the forum with the construction details, without always first…"
"Yes, you are sure! I don’t know how I could make this mistake when I put the message in the board. Probably I was searching for other recipe and copied the wrong link. The title of video is
How to Make A Real Lava…"
Since I put the text telling about the densimeter in the thread I expected for someone interested to build the device and I was expecting that sooner or later it would happen. Well, later is much better than never! But one advice:…"
it's definitely not a late answer..!! lol.. in fact you are replying much faster than i expected, for an old thread like this.. =D
of course..!! you can send me the text to this email: email@example.com
i am totally excited to…"
Sorry for the delay to answer you. Well, in fact this thread is completely stopped since long time ago! I think the people in the community are not too much interested in this issue. No problems, I’m ever disposed to give…"
"Well, according to your experiments the material of the coil (or the object) placed in the bottom of lava lamp plays important role to break the ooze surface tension. The 2 coils I have are stainless steel made and this material probably was chosen…"
"When I was making experiments with my damaged lamp I noticed one of the effects you are describing: the ozze was accumulated in the top and from time to time a big blob (due to the cooling of part of accumulated ooze) was falling. This problem was…"
"I must admit that my experience with lava lamps is very little; after all I only had one lava lamp! In spite of it worked well, the clear liquid was clouded. Probably the lamp was packaged warm and immediately shipped. I made several experiences…"
"I was looking again the coil from my damaged (and disassembled) lava lamp and it is made by 0.4mm diameter stainless steel. The coil serves to distribute the heat in the bottom of the bottle and stainless steel is far to be the best material to do…"
I'm electronic engineer with master of science graduation, teacher in a technical school and like so much weird stufs like slide rules, carnivorous plants and now lava lamps.
Where I Live:
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
My First Lava Lamp was:
I purchased a cheap one in a brazilian web page where the people offer all kinds of stuffs to sell. I choose one model with clear liquid and blue lava. After wait anxiously for some days, the lamp arrived and when I opened the box I had a big deception: the clear liquid was clouded! Besides the seller offered to return my money, I decide stay with the lamp to make some experiments with it intending make my own lava lamp.
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If you want me check your text and make corrections to the grammar I will be happy to do this. If you add me as a friend you can send it to me in message form. Quite convenient, it's like having personal email here.
By the way your English is very good as most people here can't speak any Portuguese!
It would be great to have your article here. Perhaps you can post it in the forum or as a blog. There are always a lot of discussuions here about making lava and different 'recipes' and your ideas/knowledge would be most welcome.
Hi Joao! Welcome to the lava lamp collectors community which connects lava lamp fans worldwide. Whether you just got your first lamp or are truly addicted to lava, Oozing Goo is for you! What can you do here? At the Goo, you can: - Learn all about lava from all the GooHeads in the Forum which is the heart of the site. - Check out all the amazing lava lamps of the world and add your own Photos. - Post your own Videos or embed your favorites from youtube. - Blog or be blogged! There are over 50 blog posts on Oozing Goo. Have a good read, or write your own. - And just hang out and connect with great people. - Chat live! right now! The Chat Bar is on the bottom of every page, just click one of the arrows to chat! To get started, please upload a photo or avatar for yourself (if you haven’t already.) Whether it's of you, your dog, or your favorite lava lamp it doesn't matter, but it helps people remember you. You can also personalize Your Page with pictures, links, RSS feeds, colors and more here. Thanks to everyone inviting their friends, we now have 1000 members and we're growing by 10 new members a day. Invite yours too! If you need any help, let me know. Peace, love and lava.. Jerome