[geeks] OT: Q. about Lava Lamps...
geeks at sunhelp.org
Thu May 10 14:00:00 CDT 2001
So the theory is need a cooling fan for my lamp...
How, um, retro.
I can just see it now, a little Pentium fan moving the air around my Lava Lamp, mounted like a hat on the top ;^)
From: Joshua D. Boyd [mailto:jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu]
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 2:13 PM
To: geeks at sunhelp.org
Subject: RE: [geeks] OT: Q. about Lava Lamps...
My cow-orker just noticed yesterday that when he had a fan on his lamp, it
On Thu, 10 May 2001, Aaron R. Seelye wrote:
> In my experience, it's because the room temperature is too high, and
> there isn't enough difference in temperature throughout the lava lamp.
> Does it work better in a cooler environment? Perhaps turn your A/C on,
> and see what happens.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ken Hansen [mailto:Ken.Hansen at ICTI-USA.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2001 10:11 AM
> > To: 'geeks at sunhelp.org'
> > Subject: [geeks] OT: Q. about Lava Lamps...
> > I've got a Lava Lamp on my desk at work (one of the older
> > ones, from the mid-eighties), and it is all original
> > (oil/wax/etc.), and I haven't had it on for years. Well, I
> > plugged it in (after getting a new 40 watt appliance bulb for
> > it), and now if I leave it on for 24+ hours, the wax tends to
> > form a large ball, sitting on th ebottom of the "bottle". Up
> > until that point, the wax flows as you would expect, but some
> > where close to 24 hour out, it forms this ball. If I leave it
> > on, I think the ball will break up, but I amnot sure...
> > Is this normal activity for a Lava Lamp? Should I just let it
> > go and see what happens?
> > Thanks in advance for any assistance/pointers,
> > Ken
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