"look like dye to me i had the same on alot bottle just give them a good run as opening the bottles will void your 2 year manufacting to return. if not happy they easy swap if you contact them well in the uk they been very helpful with bad bottles…"
"They ASKED YOU NOT TO POST THEM?! Damn, that's bold. I mean if this problem were an extreme exception and they would fix it immediately, guess it would be kinda agreeable. Too bad the situation seems to be the exact opposite.
If you have a…"
"Great video thanks, however If Mathmos was on top of quality control we wouldn’t have to do this, I cannot believe how standards have nose dived recently, it is such a shame, I am so tempted to start posting the photos & videos of all the…"
"Blow dryer is a great idea, especially for the pantyhose where it seems a bit more got stuck (on my filter it was almost nothing anyway).
Adding only original fluid sounds nice in theory, but from what I've found Mathmos is pretty secretive…"
"Very informative video for those who have these flake issues. I don't own many Mathmos lamps because I never felt they had the kind of lava flow LavaLite brand gives. If I ever do have one with this issue I will definitely be using…"
"Thanks! Before the video, I was searching this forum for a post exactly like this, but for some reason didn't find it.
Pantyhose is pretty clever actually, didn't think of this. I'm guessing a pantyhose is even finer than my funnel…"
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…"
https://youtu.be/TON_QcA0QsYI finally tried to clean out the black flakes in my Mathmos Astros, and it worked quite well. Since I wasn't able to find much info on how to do this, I made a video to hopefully help others with the same problem (seems to be pretty common).Maybe a few of you have already seen this in the lavalamps subreddit a few days ago, just wanted to post it here too since people looking for it might end up here.Also, if someone here…See More