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ISO 32 oz globe

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim K 3 hours ago. 2 Replies

The title says it all! If anyone has a 32 oz globe with or without the contents, please let me know. I broke the top of one of my favorite lamps by idiot accident and am now searching for a new…Continue

What tha stuck!?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J Jun 27. 9 Replies

So, I have a lamp that I replaced the master fluid in, I’ve used 70% h20 and 30%P.G. I coated the globe with a good 50/50 mix of SLS, poured that out, dropped the coil in, and funneled the warm wax…Continue

Propylene Glycol problems

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jsmooth Jun 12. 8 Replies

Hello,I’ve changed the master fluid on one of my lamps and have found that while balancing the density, the master fluid clouds up once things get flowing like they should. I’ve seen small bubbles…Continue

A bubble every 10 seconds

Started this discussion. Last reply by LarryLover Apr 3. 1 Reply

So I have an odd problem- a bubble comes up from the bottom center of my globe every 10 seconds (yes, I’ve timed it). Otherwise, the lamp flows well. What do you guys suppose is causing this???Continue

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Jim K replied to Jsmooth's discussion ISO 32 oz globe
"Hi…I have an extra 32oz lava lite globe with bottle cap, blue liquid with yellow goo, cap code 24 011221T.  Still sealed."
3 hours ago
Kelly Flaskerud replied to Jsmooth's discussion ISO 32 oz globe
"What color are you looking for?"
7 hours ago
Jsmooth posted a discussion

ISO 32 oz globe

The title says it all! If anyone has a 32 oz globe with or without the contents, please let me know. I broke the top of one of my favorite lamps by idiot accident and am now searching for a new globe… See More
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Older Century

"This is beautiful!!!"
Jul 6
Jsmooth commented on Jsmooth's photo
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Yeah.

"It’s a hard one to photograph, the lava is like a mint green but it sometimes looks cream. It’s sort of translucent too which is strange because before I changed the fluid, it was deep green and almost flaky or speckled. Maybe that was…"
Jun 30
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Yeah.

"The flow is spectacular, and if I bought a Century (assuming it was a fairly basic one) and got this uncommon Aristocrat-- and further, replaced the fluid and got this stunning faded green/blue with the cream lava, now looking more like an also…"
Jun 29
Claude J replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
" tossed a whole bottle of that in the garbage Was ineffective Try some form our shophttps://lavalabcreations.com/collections/blended-lava-wax-chemicals"
Jun 27
Jsmooth replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
"I’ve coated the globe with this. I’ve tried using it as is and diluting it 50/50. I think you’re right, I should just use an acetone and strip the globe’s interior and start again. "
Jun 27
Claude J replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
"There are many ways to clean a globeLast resort, try rinsing the globe with acetone (not gasoline)KEEP AWAY FROM FLAMES, it has a LOW FLASHPOINT Let dry I believe your problem is your SURF technique/qualityNot sure what intensity of SLS or SLES you…"
Jun 27
Jsmooth replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
"Ah ha! That’s certainly worth a try! "
Jun 25
Jsmooth replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
"Oh! Okay I’ll go over it agin and put it to the test. Thanks! "
Jun 24
Arne replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
"Its about how to prepare glass containers to not make it stick to the glass...and this stuff is super sticky and the process quite elaborate."
Jun 24
Jsmooth replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
"Ferrofluid?"
Jun 24
Arne replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
Jun 24
Arne replied to Jsmooth's discussion What tha stuck!?
"I think you should look a few lines further down at "discussion" I posted two days ago and warch the video..."
Jun 24
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What tha stuck!?

So, I have a lamp that I replaced the master fluid in, I’ve used 70% h20 and 30%P.G. I coated the globe with a good 50/50 mix of SLS, poured that out, dropped the coil in, and funneled the warm wax into the globe as per usual. It looked nice and clean and ready to be awesome. I let the wax cool completely at the bottom and then funneled my h20/P.G. Mix in and the wax is sticking to the sides as if I hadn’t used anything to coat the globe. Also the wax seems reluctant to move upwards but when it…See More
Jun 23

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I am a beginning bee keeper
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My First Lava Lamp was:
Emerald green lava lite from 1997
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
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Century- hands down!
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New (old) Aristocrat

Posted on March 21, 2022 at 4:07pm 2 Comments

Hey you wonderful goo-loving sweeties! I just scored my first aristocrat off of ebay and am wondering if you could help me figure out a couple of things about it.

1. Is the base rare? It seems to have a more stretched out appearance compared to other aristocrats that I've seen on the web.

2. The master fluid is really clear when it's cold and then as it warms up, it gets pretty cloudy. I've only ran this lamp about four times since I got it out of the shipping…

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