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Fireflow custom colour

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marcel Sep 5. 3 Replies

Hi all I have a question has any one done a custom colour of the mathmos fireflow lava lamp I'm not sure if it can be done Continue

Mathmos telstar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J Jun 13. 3 Replies

Hi all I have a question I have the mathmos copper telstar I'm wondering if the black base and cap could be somehow copperised ??? Can't post pics Continue

Colour combo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J Jun 5. 3 Replies

Hi all I was thinking of creating my own colour combos I like the colour yellow but the ones I've had from mathmos are way bright I was thinking maybe adding the liquid colour blue or violet has…Continue

Rewiring old lava lamps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christian BayLee May 28. 2 Replies

Hi all I have a question I have 2 crestworth copper lava lamps I'm thinking of rewiring them so can use mathmos astro bulbs I was wondering if anyone has done this or if it's a good idea ? Continue

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Marcel replied to martin ward's discussion Fireflow custom colour
"The Fireflows use a little different Formulation, you can try to use wax of a astro, but you need luck :-)I only can help you with custom glitter bottles:"
Sep 5
martin ward replied to martin ward's discussion Fireflow custom colour
"The bottle "
Sep 4
Marcel replied to martin ward's discussion Fireflow custom colour
"Do you mean the bottle or the base?"
Sep 4
martin ward posted a discussion

Fireflow custom colour

Hi all I have a question has any one done a custom colour of the mathmos fireflow lava lamp I'm not sure if it can be done See More
Aug 31
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Jun 14
Claude J replied to martin ward's discussion Mathmos telstar
"find a local chrome shop, if they chrome, they can copper plate as well they have to, it's part of the chroming process I've had several lamps brass and chromed plated But remember, once you copper plate a base, it will conduct heat like…"
Jun 13
Elias replied to martin ward's discussion Mathmos telstar
"*galvanized i think. Anodizing is just locking pigments in the surface of aluminuim if i understand it correctly."
Jun 12
Johnny replied to martin ward's discussion Mathmos telstar
"i was gutted they didnt do a complete copper version, the black part would have to be stripped down to the bare metal then would need to be anodized by a company, must be someone out there who can do it but i reckon wont be cheap. "
Jun 12
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Blue/Clear Fluidium

"Wow what an awesome blue sooooo wish I had a lava lamp with that colour "
Jun 12
martin ward posted a discussion

Mathmos telstar

Hi all I have a question I have the mathmos copper telstar I'm wondering if the black base and cap could be somehow copperised ??? Can't post pics See More
Jun 12
Claude J replied to martin ward's discussion Colour combo
"You are correct, and the color intensifies as the goo raises to the top due to more fluid between the goo and the light source. I think he is talking about the brilliant yellow mathmos goo Tame it down in two ways,  Dye the fluid or Dye the wax…"
Jun 5
BamaMatt replied to martin ward's discussion Colour combo
"Lava Lite's blue/green lamps are really blue/yellow. It's going to look green except for blobs pressed right against the glass."
Jun 5
Claude J replied to martin ward's discussion Colour combo
"Candle wax or liquid dye works fine.Remember, darker colors are highly effective and a little goes a long way in tinting the wax"
Jun 5
martin ward posted a discussion

Colour combo

Hi all I was thinking of creating my own colour combos I like the colour yellow but the ones I've had from mathmos are way bright I was thinking maybe adding the liquid colour blue or violet has anyone done this or any helpful answers are most welcome the lamp I'm thinking of doing this for is a crestworth copper astro mini See More
Jun 5
Christian BayLee replied to martin ward's discussion Rewiring old lava lamps
"I had to rewire my Imperial and a Russian Cosmos Lamp. The trick is twirling the wire strands together and wrapping that around the screws in the direction the screw turns so that the wires stay in place as you go to tighten the screws. Other than…"
May 28
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At 2:26pm on October 27, 2009, Modulo '70 said…
Hi Martin and a warm welcome to Oozing Goo. Why not tell us more about yourself and your interest in the lava scene. It would be nice to know. There are many nice folks to speak to here about lava issues and collecting etc.

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