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tim replied to Mattgyver92's discussion Difficulties getting a nice pink/purple fluid color
"when do you add the dye? if you dye the liquid as the very last thing you do and you do it while the lamp is running it shouldn't be that hard to get the color right. otherwise are you making purple by mixing red and blue or do you have purple…"
May 6
tim replied to Mattgyver92's discussion Homemade Mid-Century Concrete Lava Lamp Design
"very beautiful and unique lamp! great work. also the design sort of reminds me of the imperial the way it has the three legs."
Apr 29
tim replied to Ghost225's discussion Found this recipe
"try this: http://oozinggoo.ning.com/forum/topics/making-lava-lamp-step-by-step-blue-lava and this is the recipe i've used: wax: 1 part (by mass) paraffin wax 1 part (by mass) petroleum jelly/vaseline 1 part (by mass) perc liquid: mostly…"
Apr 27
tim replied to Ghost225's discussion Found this recipe
"at first glance it does seem like it would work at least a little bit, but it wouldn't last because benzyl alcohol is soluble in water. if you want to make a lasting and more professional looking lamp, your best bet is to read up on the wax +…"
Apr 27
tim replied to Lamp Addict's discussion Can I top off this Copper Crestworth Astro Baby with distilled water?
"you can do whatever you want. the real question is should you? anyway in my opinion you should give it a try, the worst that could happen is the density of the liquid becomes too low, in which case all you would need to do to correct the problem is…"
Apr 27
tim liked CAPTAIN SKYWALKER's discussion My first attempt at a home made giant rocket lava lamp.
Apr 22
tim replied to CAPTAIN SKYWALKER's discussion My first attempt at a home made giant rocket lava lamp.
"great work! it looks really clean. what did you use for the bottle?"
Apr 22
tim replied to KittenChops's discussion Wire coil tension breaker!
"bend it into a circle"
Apr 17
tim commented on Alex's blog post OozingGoo Reflection - A Decade Later
"great stuff. i too lurked the site when i was in middle school although i was always (and still am) much more into the formula/creation side of the site than the collecting. i tried making many lava lamps when i was a kid but my successes were…"
Apr 15
tim commented on Tevfik Dogruman's video
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Custom Glitter Lamp

"impressive how well that runs for such a mild heat source. very nice work!"
Apr 4
tim replied to LarryLover's discussion Do you know this man?
"the grimace"
Apr 4
tim liked The Lamp Caretaker's discussion Please Welcome New OG Member - RoseMary Baby
Apr 4
tim replied to Num Lock's discussion A homemade glitter lamp?
Mar 19
tim replied to Tiki Carol's discussion Question on Liquid Paraffin vs Kerosene and an obseravation.
"It is far easier to be accurate with weight than with volume which is why it is used (same reason professional bakers weigh their flour). if you know the density of your ingredient you can calculate the volume relatively easily, and until literally…"
Feb 25
tim commented on Tevfik Dogruman's photo
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My first attempt (Lava lamp with beeswax) opaque

"looks nice. i have always had good luck with beeswax, the only problem is the cost!"
Feb 5
tim replied to Jonas Clark-Elliott's discussion New boiler list! If you don't know what a "boiler lamp" is, you might want to read this!
"excellent writeup, i know nothing about boiler lamps and this was a great introduction!"
Feb 4

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Something Interesting About Me:
i can hold my breath for ten minutes!
Where I Live:
united states
My First Lava Lamp was:
some boring cheapo chinese one
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
4

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