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help me out here

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude J on Saturday. 9 Replies

So-I suck at math.I just emptied and cleaned the glass-it only holds 2 cups of water. The goo kit includes enough to refurbish a 250 OZ lamp. 20% goo to water ratio.If my lamp holds 2 cups that is 16…Continue

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Claude J replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"here this will add clarity for you"
Saturday
susan replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"newbie question: on your tutorial is the measurement of the lamps just the glass vase (globe?) part or the whole lamp?"
Saturday
susan replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"Thank you SOOOOOO Much! Printing out now."
Saturday
Claude J replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"I have finally made a tutorial after restoring nearly 1000 globes in my lifetime.got tired of typing it over and overFollow these directions and you will be ok BTY, I buy SURF in quantity. it comes in a gel-ish state and requires some diluting…"
Saturday
susan replied to Pretzel Gal's discussion Dimmer Switches
"found one on ebay thanks. Loved 'rubbish with links' :) "
Friday
susan replied to Pretzel Gal's discussion Dimmer Switches
"Hey Jezza, Thanks! I was hoping to find one like that yesterday locally but did not-and cannot locate on Amazon or Ebay. Might you send a link? Many thanks!"
Friday
susan replied to Pretzel Gal's discussion Dimmer Switches
"I'm gonna try the 25 W vs dimmer switch. Percolation are you suggesting the 25 W for ALL lava/glitter lamps or just ones that have been re-done with gookits?"
Friday
susan replied to Zapiao's discussion Lava floating
"That happened with  me but it was with the gookit I recently purchased. I was told to mix the surfactant in with the distilled water first then put it in the bottle vs the water first then adding the surfactant.  Second thing that was…"
Friday
susan replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"thanks. I ended up emptying and starting over. i added a bit more than the 5 ml surf. getting a dimmer switch today. fun to experiment and glad the journey vs the destination was palatable. I think I'm there..."
Wednesday
Claude J replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"Goo kits run on less wattage Try using a dimmer or instal a lesser wattage bulb"
Wednesday
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May 10
susan replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"I got brave today and dug into the goo kit. All is fine but I think I put in too much surfactant? I hope the attached pic comes through.  The wax has been here at the top for about 1/2 hour now. Wondering if I can just let it cool, take out…"
May 9
susan replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"OK thanks! I'm going to do my best to figure out the surfactant amount. "
May 8
LampHead replied to susan's discussion help me out here
"Seems like a good starting point. You can always add more wax when needed by dropping chunks in."
May 7
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help me out here

So-I suck at math.I just emptied and cleaned the glass-it only holds 2 cups of water. The goo kit includes enough to refurbish a 250 OZ lamp. 20% goo to water ratio.If my lamp holds 2 cups that is 16 oz so this means I add 1/4 cup of goo to 3 cups water right?Duh. Thanks!See More
May 4
susan left a comment for Modulo '70
"Thanks so much! I was a member years ago! Glad to be back. "
Mar 29

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Something Interesting About Me:
I got my first lava lamp at about 12 years old so a long time ago. It opened the door for me to alternative states of consciousness....
Where I Live:
Orcas Island, WA
My First Lava Lamp was:
Blue and amazing
My Collection Includes this many Lava Lamps:
only 3 and one is not working well
My Favorite Lava Lamp is:
my red one-oldskool, dependable.
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http://www.chaplainoftheheart.com

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