Hello everyone, this is my first post.I have a couple of crappy "made in china" lamps and always wanted to get a proper one and of course to my knowledge the best of the best is a Mathmos.I Iive in…Continue
"Well done you did a great job this is becoming a very common problem now, Mathmos always try say it’s just dye particles that will disappear however I decided to empty out a Neo bottle that had lots of debris in it. Some of the debris looked…"
My Astro had the same problem when I got it a while back. my fix was very similar to yours but with a few differences.
I used a pantyhose as a filter. I washed the bottle and springs before putting everything back together and also used…"
"I absolutely agree.
In my case, I got a replacement bottle from the online store I bought the lamp from (not directly from Mathmos because they wont ship to my country) and only after receiving the replacement I decided to try and clean the original…"
"Thanks. Yes it was pretty disappointing.
Before I ordered the mathmos lamp I bought a generic lava lamp in a local shop. I had to get it replaced because there was some dirt floating in the master fluid. the replacement lamp had strange particles…"
"Looks super clean! Good job, I haven't rebuilt one yet but have an clear/orange with this issue. What were the fillings? I had a hunch that they may be a corrosion of some kind. Maybe a big powerful magnet could pull them from the suspension...…"
"Very interesting Pierre.
I guess dirty liquids is more common in Chinese made lamps but it shouldn't be in British made ones...
Actually, I have already cleaned the wax in my lamp a few days ago.
If you or anyone else is interested, this is…"
"Wow that coil and wax looks exactly like my lamp's coil and wax. I bought mine approximately 10 years ago at Walmart my lamp was made in china. You're probably correct about the dirty coil being contaminated from dirt that was picked up…"
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