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Any ceramic icon collectors still out there? Sun and Moon ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by tweavs Jan 20, 2020. 5 Replies

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My new Imperial

"Please please please post videos of this thing flowing."
Monday
BamaMatt replied to John Dunderbeck's discussion I need repair help for a 27" Lava lamp. Please Help!
"The seal on a grande is a rubber stopper that plugs the opening and is held in place by an aluminum cap crimped onto the lip of the bottle. I don't think the stopper is glued into place normally. Or at least didn't use to be. Now that I…"
Oct 8
BamaMatt replied to Philip sloan's discussion Liquid lava when cold
"I've never found a recipe for this but I read somewhere that it was possible to use mineral oil instead of paraffin wax. "
Jul 8
BamaMatt replied to Ant Bee's discussion Trying to crack the original formula- why was kerosene used?
"Check out this patent.   https://patents.google.com/patent/US3570156A/en "Surprisingly, all four of the above-mentioned disadvantages can be overcome by this simple expedient, especially if the additive has a relatively high…"
Apr 13
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moon

"Looks good. I hope you'll post a video after it breaks in."
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New Sunflower lamp

"It looks nice, but it's not on the Spencer's Gifts website. Where did you find it?"
Apr 8
BamaMatt replied to Laura Santala-Martin's discussion Does this lamp look like it's worth $30?
"Without pictures of it flowing, it may not be worth $5  "
Mar 2
BamaMatt replied to Ryan's discussion Schylling and Lava Lamp's Future
"Has anyone replaced the liquid on the new lamps?  I have a grande from 2017 that is balanced to run with zero propylene glycol. Just straight up distilled water, which of course is much easier to freeze than a lamp with say 30% propylene glycol."
Feb 23
BamaMatt replied to Ant Bee's discussion DIYers- what kind of bottle capper do you own?
"My understanding is hand held cappers won't work."
Feb 22
BamaMatt liked Tevfik Dogruman's discussion Making lava lamp step by step (Blue lava)
Feb 21
BamaMatt liked Tevfik Dogruman's discussion Making lava lamp step by step (Blue lava)
Feb 21
BamaMatt replied to Autumn's discussion The lava still flows (Colossus Gookit)
"There's somebody on Reddit who added bleach to an Astro mini to change the color of the liquid. I'm sure a little bleach would help prevent growth, although I don't know how the wax would react long term. "
Feb 19
BamaMatt replied to Ant Bee's discussion Trying to crack the original formula- why was kerosene used?
"Since you are experimenting with propylene glycol you may be interested in this old patent.   https://patents.google.com/patent/US3570156A/en In it Mr Walker describes using 30% pg to improve startup time and lessen the effects of ambient…"
Feb 18
BamaMatt replied to Ant Bee's discussion Trying to crack the original formula- why was kerosene used?
"The red one looks ok right now. I'm interested to see how it looks after you get a chance to run it several times to break in."
Feb 17

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Something Interesting About Me:
Former Navy
Where I Live:
Alabama
My First Lava Lamp was:
20 oz blue and white
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
5
My Favorite Lava Lamp is:
Purple and yellow 52 oz
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Single
One of My Favorite Websites:
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