Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate

char
Share
  • Blog Posts
  • Discussions (12)
  • Groups
  • Photos
  • Photo Albums
  • Videos

Char's Friends

  • Chow

char's Discussions

adding surfucant ( magma tower goo kit )

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mr MaGoo Oct 20, 2018. 2 Replies

Hey, I just got a magma tower mini goo kit to build my own lava head like in my profile picture. I'm reading that the surfacant is used to make the goo more blobby and circular. But actually I really…Continue

Tags: kit, goo, tower, magma, surfacant

LAVA HEAD - need help

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J Mar 5. 20 Replies

trying to make a lava head like this.do I need a coil? are there any instructions on how to make a coil?I ordered the goo from magma tower..does it contain mercury?also, how to make sure it does not…Continue

Tags: head, lava, diy

Gifts Received

Gift

char has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

char's Page

Latest Activity

Claude J replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"I don't remember, it was built years ago and sold last year I seem to recall @ 1hr try a larger wattage reflector bulb with a dimmer if it doesn't flow fast enough"
Mar 5
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"how long does yours take to start moving?"
Mar 5
Claude J replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"Every little bit of contained heat helps, but I do not think it is necessary  I would do it for aesthetics though"
Mar 4
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"I got it running!!!!  i'll post a video soon. it works great now that I put the small can inside a larger can and changed the bulb to a 75W bulb. only thing is it took a whole 4 hours to heat up enough to start moving. how long does yours…"
Mar 3
Claude J replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"You're welcome Thought I should mention, that if you use the pyrex bowl idea to make sure you do not paint the area under the head so the lamp can convey heat and light The silver can was used to focus and contain the heat/light directly…"
Feb 27
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"Thanks so much Claude - I'm going to try 75W and look for the right size can to fit outside the one I have. will let you know if it works.. "
Feb 27
Claude J replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"P.S. the extra base you see on the bottom of the glass head, is a pyrex bowl  flipped upside down and siliconed to the base. It is painted hi-temp black on the inside"
Feb 12
Claude J replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"a secondary can would help as an insulator from ambient temps as well as helping the heat get to the base. A few other things you can do: 1) try raising the bulb higher 2) you could also try a spotlight reflector bulb, it would reflect the heat…"
Feb 12
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"if I put the can I have inside of a larger can, so that the glass base of the head is surround by metal..will that help direct the heat correctly?"
Feb 12
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"hi gooheads, the saga continues.... I have all the supplies and have everything put together now... but unfortunately it seems the head is not getting hot enough for the goo to flow like a lava lamp... right now all the goo is just sitting at the…"
Feb 12
Tedward liked char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
Feb 11
Claude J replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"I did lava Its been years but I seem to recall that I turned the can upside down and cut a hole the size with a metal hle punch so the lamp sat right over the hole and light bulb Ignore that instruction about  adding dye a little at a time in…"
Jan 4
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"thanks claude - this makes sense to me --- I'm going to look for a candle base. when you made one did you make it with lava or glitter? in the kit instructions it says that you have to add the dye while the lamp is in motion so that's why…"
Jan 4
Claude J replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
"you have too much mass to heat with the pyrex dish under the base find a can that fits the exact dimension of the bottom of the head so the heat is directed to the base of the head and not heating an entire dish in between (which is…"
Jan 4
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
Jan 4
char replied to char's discussion LAVA HEAD - need help
Jan 4

Profile Information

Something Interesting About Me:
new to this website
Where I Live:
queens
My First Lava Lamp was:
blue and green

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate to add comments!

Join Oozing Goo - The Lava Lamp Syndicate

At 11:42pm on September 30, 2018, Modulo '70 said…

Lava greetings to you.

 
 
 

Support Oozing Goo

By using the eBay button above, you support OG if you purchase anything. Thanks for thinking of us. Mark Goo

© 2019   Created by Mark Goo.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service