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Latest find!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr MaGoo Jul 13. 9 Replies

Hey all, hope everyone doing well.  Have had some pretty serious medical issues lately and great to be back among the living!  I was antiquing today and ran across a Aristocrat white squiggle base. …Continue

Man the Lava Rockets Prices Insane!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J Jun 13. 7 Replies

Wow, the rocket lava lamp prices are out of this world!  No pun intended.  Anything with a point on it, the sky is the limit!  No pun intended.  What is up with the gouging?  When you looking at…Continue

Base madness on online venues!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J Apr 23, 2018. 2 Replies

Think I will start busting up my globes and start just selling bases.  What are these people smoking?!?The prevalence of crack cocaine must be skyrocketing amongst these new "base sellers" or crack…Continue

French Nordic astro lamp size?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr MaGoo Feb 18, 2015. 7 Replies

Hey all, picked up a French Astro Nordic lamp from ebay and seller did not include the bulb, which was there in the pictures in the listing.  Believe it is a 220v 40Watt bulb, not sure what size I…Continue

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Mr MaGoo replied to wayne miller's discussion wave machines
"That will have to be one hell of a motor to lift, light and sound this huge beast.  Around 80 lbs of just fluid, not to mention vessel weight itself.  Keep us posted vessel maker!"
Jul 26
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My First Midnight Century

"Have one of these myself, is a treat!"
Jul 22
Mr MaGoo replied to Richard Zhang's discussion Goo kit lamp with sticking issue. I need help!
"If you poured your wax in a wet globe, that was only coated with distilled water, then, that is what the problem was.  Need to have some surf/ water together swish that mixture all around the virgin clean globe and ensure globe is well coated…"
Jul 22
Mr MaGoo replied to Richard Zhang's discussion Goo kit lamp with sticking issue. I need help!
"Sorry Richard, looks like back to the drawing board!"
Jul 22
Mr MaGoo replied to Sentrex's discussion F$#%ING FedEx and Cloudy Giant
"I take it Quagmire is left handed, or prefers "the stranger"   :P"
Jul 20
Mr MaGoo replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"Claude, could not even use a regular appliance bulb.  Had to take off little more than half inch of rod to get the bulb to sit in the correct position, and at that it is snug tightening bulb down into housing to cleat the globe.  Turned…"
Jul 13
Claude J replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"You can change the threaded rod to a shorter one"
Jul 13
Mr MaGoo replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"Thanks Cliff, appreciate the info!"
Jul 13
Cliff Futrell replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"It's 4 1/2 inches from the light socket to the top of the base for a 30 watt bulb, hope this helps in your restoration "
Jul 13
Cliff Futrell replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"After thinking about my reply earlier, I dug my other squiggle out that takes a 30 watt bulb and compared the openings, and it's like 4  1/4 and the one with the 40 watt bulb is 4 1/2. "
Jul 13
Cliff Futrell replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"I measured my squiggle from the light bulb socket to the top of the base is 4 1/16 inches, with the 40 bulb in it's 1 3/4 inches from the top of the bulb to the top of the base. Hope this helps, I'm just assuming yours uses the 40 watt…"
Jul 13
Mr MaGoo replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"Thanks, want to make sure the clearance is correct, don't want to be popping a globe!"
Jul 13
Blind Faith replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"Great score, I’ve had quite a few of these they can be tricky!"
Jul 13
Mr MaGoo replied to Mr MaGoo's discussion Latest find!
"Here is pic of measurement I am looking for.  ty again.  Control wont let me rotate pic, view in full size, ty."
Jul 12
Mr MaGoo posted a discussion

Latest find!

Hey all, hope everyone doing well.  Have had some pretty serious medical issues lately and great to be back among the living!  I was antiquing today and ran across a Aristocrat white squiggle base.  Double checked the site and seams to match up.  Here is my dilemma, the opening for the globe on the base is 4.5 inches wide.  I happen to have out my fourth of july flag lamp, which the base seemed similar. Measured that one and it's opening on base is 4.25 inches wide, slightly smaller.  So my…See More
Jul 12

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Something Interesting About Me:
Love lava lamps,bass guitars, tarantulas, archery, vettes and backgammon.
Where I Live:
TX
My First Lava Lamp was:
32 oz blue liquid with white wax Midnightand years ago. Still going strong after 20 years and a little tweaking.
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
30
My Favorite Lava Lamp is:
My newest that I know nothing about but hope to get some insight on.
Relationship Status:
Single

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At 11:25am on January 21, 2019, luke said…

the lamp was on ebay,  i think i looks better than the mathmos as its chrome.. hope that helps

At 7:24pm on April 16, 2017, Jus said…

Hi Mr MaGoo-Sorry so long to respond, and thanks for your sweet message!  How's stuff?  I'm fine, jus kinda lost my shine for the lamps after my $$$ ran out.  LOL  Still waitin' for my ship to come in...heh!  

At 5:45pm on October 25, 2015, melanie swenson said…

Thank you for the warm welcome. Very cool site.

At 8:22am on February 17, 2015, RayosBeam said…

Check your inbox when you get a chance.

At 1:52am on February 14, 2015, RayosBeam said…

Hi MaGoo, sent a friend invite, will give you a price in PM.

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At 6:20pm on April 21, 2012, Erin said…

Got the stuff! Thank you so much! 

At 4:42am on February 28, 2012, Da9L said…

Hr MaGoo ! Thanks for the tip on adding Epsom Salts before SLS.. Proved to be much easier to controll the flow ! I got my jet up and running again :)

At 9:10am on October 13, 2011, Mark Goo said…

Good goo to yoo.

MG

At 1:59pm on October 11, 2011, Arne said…

Hi There,

the metallics I had were original mathmos metallics, nothing selfmade. But there seem to be several ways to create metallic wax. One is the sharpie way Dr What came up with (as far as I know) and you just put the contents of a few silver sharpie markers into the wax and the other way would be adding a small amount of the liquid metal motion lamp wax into your wax. They are china brand and they are easily available in the us. They have so much metallic stuff in them that a small amount is enough to end up with the nice metallic surface the mathmos ones had. If you have any questions about mixing, pouring, transfering etc. feel free to ask.

All the best

Arne

 
 
 

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