"I've had more issues with coils not being seated properly to be honest (not in io, I don't have an io, just in general astro bottles).
The two coils seem to seated at angles and I've been unable to get them to lay properly.
"This is being caused by 1 or more of 3 problems.
1. The botlles are not being cleaned properly.
2. The surf is not being properly applied to cover the inside of the bottle.
3. They are not tanking the bottles properly.
I have a new blue…"
"Ive had a few sticky bottles but my pink blue lunar bottle was good, i can twist the bottle sharply and the wax spins inside. Most my older bottles are the same but the never ones are stuck in place."
"Oh no I am so sorry to hear that especially as you are in the USA so exchanges are not really an option for you. If I were you I would run it several more times and for longer before you attempt to “ fix it “ , hopefully it will improve.…"
"Thanks Paul good to hear your bottle was ok, how strange though I’ve bought a lot of Astro bottles over the last year including 4 Violet / Turquoise bottles, not one single bottle with sticky wax, however a few of the bottles had a white…"
"The coating bubbled & flaked off of my Blue one and this happened all over the bottle not just the bottom rim where it makes contact with the base. I never rotated it once it was in its base & you shouldn’t either. Good luck I hope you…"
"I just received my IO on Monday, fired it up for the first time on Tuesday and noticed it was sticking rather badly. It has a nice sized ring around the bottom of the bottle. My bottle is red/violet. I was either going to go with that or the…"
"Hi Lava Head UK,
I was lucky enough to get one of the first 100 mat black iO’s ( no.63 ) when they came out. I have had no issues what so ever with sticking wax, I guess I got lucky with my bottle. I’ve read on many forums that a lot of…"
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