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Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stiv Aug 12. 9 Replies

Hello, I recently purchased an old Starlight Lava Lamp dated 1977 for $10.00 at this random junkshop. I expected it not to work as the lava seemed clumpy and stale but low and behold after day to it…Continue

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Stiv replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
"Thanks Claude ! "
Aug 12
Claude J replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
"Dawn cuts grease"
Aug 10
BamaMatt replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
"Dawn is an American brand of dish soap."
Aug 10
Laurent replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
"Thanks Claude But i'm newbie with it   ;-) What is DAWN, SURF ?  I don't understand this : Add 2 tablespoon-sized globs to the globe When you said add Goo you mean the old Wax if i want to keep it ? Thanks"
Aug 10
Claude J replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
"Dump the fluid, heat the goo on the base and save it in a Pyrex measuring cup Wash the globe in boiling hot water with DAWN. Use a bottle brush if you have one Rinse with hot tap water until all Dawn suds are gone Use SURF or clear hand…"
Aug 10
Laurent replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
"Hi Can you explain how did you change the fluid ? Clear water with Propelyene glycol ? How much did you used ? Thanks for the answer"
Aug 10
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Stiv replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
Aug 8
Claude J replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
"SURF should solve the problem I never use salt, I prefer Propelyene glycol to adjust the specific gravity. The effects of salt just go away over time and it can harm the vintage goo. Try a 60-watt appliance bulb if you can find one"
Aug 8
Stiv replied to Stiv's discussion Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?
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Flow Issues did i ruin the globe ?

Hello, I recently purchased an old Starlight Lava Lamp dated 1977 for $10.00 at this random junkshop. I expected it not to work as the lava seemed clumpy and stale but low and behold after day to it was psychedelic and flowing great. The other day i seemed to notice that the liquid was a bit low leaving about 2 inches from the bottom of the head cap. Unknowingly I decided to top it off with a little water.  Today is my second attempt at running it and it seems to be condensed to a large single…See More
Aug 8
Stiv left a comment for Claude J
"Thanks homie.  Sorry for the late reply been hella busy"
Aug 8
Stiv left a comment for Claude J
"Thanks homie.  Sorry for the late reply been hella busy"
Aug 8
Claude J left a comment for Stiv
"Stiv, Welcome to OG"
Aug 3
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Aug 3

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Something Interesting About Me:
Drummer
Where I Live:
Brooklyn
My First Lava Lamp was:
1977 Starlight Underwriters Laboratories
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
1 lamp so far
My Favorite Lava Lamp is:
1977 Starlight Underwriters Laboratories
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