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Lava Lite's New Website & The NEW Heritage Collection

http://www.lavalamp.com/

The new Heritage Collection will be available to buy 10/28

**Updated the Heritage Collection will be released today on LavaLite Website at 10am CST. Heres a sneak peak!

*** http://lavalamp.com/heritage-collection ***

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Thank you, crit, but I still truly believe that this is a coil issue, because I can temporarily fix it by spinning the globe until the gap in the coil closes for a minute or two. I KNOW that's what it is, but according to lavalite, we here at oozinggoo just made that whole thing up because nobody else is having the problem, and they are "done addressing that issue". ...Even though TEN PEOPLE here reported the exact same problem, at about the exact same time, and all had 1-coil grandes.

Whatever, I'm getting a replacement hopefully, and then I'll finally have some closure.

Glad you are getting a replacement loren.
Loren, mine are still acting up. I can also get them to fix by spinning the globe but only for a few minutes. I've added coils, different sizes, kinds and shapes. Fished them out with a long wire and tried other coils. Still nothing and CANNOT get it to flow past peas and bubble filled peas until the whole thing is full of bubbles of water. My first grande did get fixed and still flows with an added coil but I also noticed that one has wax sticking at the bottom like china lamps do, and maybe that is why that one is able to flow fine. My second v2, still will not flow no matter what I try, dimmed or not, heritage base or not, still no flow.

My replacement is still going good....it did the pea shooting for several cycles but then one time it was fine and has been ever since.  Strange. 

Thanks, Crit. :)

I'm sorry you're still having such troubles, Rod. That's crazy that you can't fix your replacements even after adding a second coil...and not at all encouraging. :( That was basically my last hope, if my replacement craps out, too. All I know is that you, Libby, and I have fixed at least one grande so far by adding a second coil. My green grande works every time now...just beautiful. Weren't there some other people who fixed their V2's this way?

And YAY Jeff! I'm glad you are having good luck with your replacement! That gives me a ray of hope!

Well I hope mine works ok.  It's on track for delivery today, not bad for ordering monday with fed-ex ground shipping.

Travel History

Date/Time Activity Location
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6/19/2014  -  Thursday
7:51 am
On FedEx vehicle for delivery
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
7:47 am
At local FedEx facility
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
12:50 am
Departed FedEx location
LENEXA, KS
 - 
 
6/18/2014  -  Wednesday
4:34 pm
Arrived at FedEx location
LENEXA, KS
4:21 am
Left FedEx origin facility
CAROL STREAM, IL
 - 
 
6/17/2014  -  Tuesday
6:04 pm
Arrived at FedEx location
CAROL STREAM, IL
3:15 pm
Picked up
CAROL STREAM, IL
10:34 am
Shipment information sent to FedEx
One of my V2 is fixed and runs great every single time but the second one refuses to improve..

Good luck, Keith!

Rodrigo, did you dip those coils in some molten wax to prime them before you put them in? Also, not all 52oz coils are the same diameter...it could be that the ones you've used are too large? If they don't sit flat inside one another, then it can cause problems.

No pre dipping for either one. One coil was from a new 52oz china lamp that was cleaned with boiling water only and worked great. For the second one ive tried a couple of different ones and still nothing. maybe i just need to get another china 52oz for the coil..

Sorry if I'm digging up an old thread without reading through all of it,

but can someone give me the low down on if it's worth me getting a heritage versus a "regular"

are they american made?

I'm debating if I should just go for a target $90 grande with the 2 year replacement or go with one of these

I haven't looked at the Target lamps, but I am happy with the heritage grande.  Other that the fact that it flows awesome, I like that it has a built in  dimmer if I need to control the heat.  Plus for me the black base with pin-holes really sets it off.

Joseph White said:

Sorry if I'm digging up an old thread without reading through all of it,

but can someone give me the low down on if it's worth me getting a heritage versus a "regular"

are they american made?

I'm debating if I should just go for a target $90 grande with the 2 year replacement or go with one of these

It's probably because of the holes in the base, the delay in warm up time????  Am I correct?  I don't know though, my Wiz heats up quick and overheats.  Then again, the way they set the bulb socket, the darn thing sits right on the bulb.  Had to go from a 40 back to a 25 watt in it once I got it flowing again.  It sat under a bed for a lot of years...needed that 40 watt boost, now it's flowing nicely.  It is with 4 other siblings though, so the heat they throw off helps the wiz with the 25 watt bulb cook nicely!!

 

 

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