The oil used in rain lamps is typically mineral oil. In a rain lamp, oil falls from the storage area at the top of the lamp and down the strands that surround the central decoratio...

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Oct 7, 2006 ... Restored Rain Lamp from the 70's runs again for the first time in 20 years. ... How dangerous a home made oil lamp with malfunction can be - a ...

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I just won a pretty cool rain lamp on Ebay and it arrived a couple of days ago. So I go to the grocery store looking for mineral oil and all I could find was vegetable oil. ... I'm hoping that none of that leads to any kind of rusting.

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Most people use mineral oil in rain lamps. Mineral oil, also called liquid petrolatum, does not become rancid or cause odors in your home as some ...

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I have a windmill oil rain lamp its over 50 something years belong to my grandmother's mother and was bought over 250.00 when new, I finally ...

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Explore caroline miller's board "rain lamps" on Pinterest, a visual ... They used mineral oil to simulate rainfall. ..... Vintage Type Nude Woman Oil Rain Lamp.

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Nov 29, 2014 ... The oil rain lamps had an inbuilt electric pump in the base, that would ... These holes will be used to thread the fishing line filaments, so make ...

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... like fishing line all around the lamp...ya turn it on and oil leaks down the ... kind of oil was used and can she use baby oil in it instead....we were told ... Also a lot of baby oil is too thin and it won't "rain" properly (drops run too ...

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Jun 26, 2006 ... I am looking for the pumps for the old rain lamps that used mineral oil that runs down the strings that make it look like rain. Any one know who ...

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Apr 18, 2011 ... Last week's outpouring of love for rain lamps and Monsanto's Fountain of ... The allure of dripping oil was impossible to resist, and the show designers ... My grandmother used to take us clothes shopping at that mall when I was in .... and pretty much every kind of cultural aspect of the American early 1960s.

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Q: What kind of wick to use for an oil lamp?
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The rain lamp is filled with approximately 2 pints of oil that is pumped from the bottom ... The original oil used in a vintage rain lamp was Drakeol #35 oil, but it is  ...

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Jan 5, 2014 ... Rain lamps were popular in the late '60s and early '70s. ... They worked by using a pump that ran rain lamp oil (which was pretty much mineral oil - any other kind of ... For lighting, you used low wattage soft light of any colour.

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light in the top of the lamp makes the moving oil sparkle and helps to create the effect of rain. Type of oil to use. The original oil made for and used in a vintage ...

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Vintage Creators Rain Mineral Oil Motion Hanging Lamp Water Mill Waterfall 30'' ... The item number of this type (the statue of Venus) is TB-201, and approx ...