"If you do replace the bottle you lose half the value of your lamp from the get go and most serious collectors may not want to buy at all. My suggestion - Purchase another lamp with the same liquid and wax and do a goo and liquid swap so your…"
Thanks for your help, I’ve had it on now for 4-5 hours on a few occasions and no movement.
I will take a look at replacement bulb and bottle but will try the bulb first.
im not sure if I’m going to keep the lamp,…"
"Hello, the bulb for this should be a small bayonet 40 watt. A clear bulb would work best and run the lamp for between 2 and 6 hours. If the wax does not flow during this time then it should be replaced. Make sure you keep it away from direct…"
"The lava can take 1-2 hrs to start moving. I’ve never had a crestworth so I can’t say for certain.
as far as I know, the Astro bottles will fit (look under “spares and repairs” on the Mathmos website).…"
"Thanks for the reply.
Would you know roughly how old it is?
also the light works but the lava just stays solid, how long would it usually take to start melting/moving? Sorry don't know the technical terms for it.
if I wanted to…"