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show us your Puffer fish lamps... Tributes to the little ones!
TIKIVILLE
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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
Posts: 636
From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2009-06-01 1:59 pm   Permalink

Well I was snapping shots of my room and figured there should be a thread for the Puffer fish!
Those that gave their lives to end up hanging from some dark ceilings all over the world!
here's my pair ....



like snowflakes their is no two the same right?


 
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Tacky Tiki
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Joined: Mar 27, 2002
Posts: 258
From: Tackyville, N. CA
Posted: 2009-06-01 8:24 pm   Permalink

Here's my phone-photo of mine!



She's orange and referred to as 'Puff Fishy"

I have 2 others, smaller and not made into lights.


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TIKIVILLE
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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
Posts: 636
From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2009-06-02 12:11 pm   Permalink

Thats great ... I guess I should give mine names huh?
lets see ahh....
I know BLUE BALL and INFLAMED! lol


 
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Murph
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Joined: Jul 11, 2006
Posts: 719
From: SoCal
Posted: 2009-06-02 12:18 pm   Permalink

What are you guys feeding them?... they look a little bloated.

 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11159
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-06-02 2:07 pm   Permalink



 
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TIKIVILLE
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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
Posts: 636
From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2009-06-02 2:15 pm   Permalink

hmmmm maybe if I painted a bulb that color ......kinda cute but where's the cord?

 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-06-02 2:33 pm   Permalink

But it's a TROPICAL fish, innit? If those are all Exotica girls in that other thread, this is a puffer fish!

 
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bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-06-02 6:42 pm   Permalink

Okay okay, I'll stop being mean --for a little bit! I appreciate your enthusiasm, T-Ville, so here is my blower:



He has a special feature: His eyes. They are very realistic, hand blown glass eyes I picked up out of the estate of a taxidermist in Germany, I have no idea which animal they were intended for:






 
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Chip and Andy
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Joined: Jul 13, 2004
Posts: 2205
From: Corner table, Molokai Lounge, Mai-Kai.
Posted: 2009-06-02 7:01 pm   Permalink

Here is one in the process of becoming a lamp



Sorry, not the best shot of the Trio..... Upper Left corner.





Here is a Flickr set I built to make your own....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chipandandy/sets/72157606819830641/


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Krisdrama
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Joined: Mar 12, 2006
Posts: 308
From: NoHo, a Stone's throw from the Hut, CA
Posted: 2009-06-02 11:16 pm   Permalink

My two Puffers!

I think they need colored bulbs. They're a little bright even for a 4watt!
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TIKIVILLE
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Joined: Sep 22, 2008
Posts: 636
From: Edmonton Alberta Canada
Posted: 2009-06-03 11:37 am   Permalink

THOSE EYES ARE INSANE!!
lol
Love it !
Ya see the thread is groovy for 2 reasons ....EYEdeas and also the setting they are hangin in ,er' is that 3 ideas?
We get to see where they spend their time too!


 
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Bongo Bungalow
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Joined: Aug 20, 2007
Posts: 1273
From: Indiana
Posted: 2009-06-05 6:23 pm   Permalink

I'm puffer fish-less! Gotta get me some...

 
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uncle trav
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Joined: Apr 27, 2005
Posts: 1789
From: Kalamazoo
Posted: 2009-06-06 12:29 pm   Permalink

Here's mine. Homemade last year. Went the craft store and got stuffed animal eyes for him.




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1961surf
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Joined: May 03, 2007
Posts: 1927
From: Newport Beach, Ca .
Posted: 2009-06-19 9:25 pm   Permalink

I am looking for the bigger puffer fish to make several lamps -18"-20" or so.

 
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RevBambooBen
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Joined: Nov 12, 2002
Posts: 7454
From: Huntikington Beach
Posted: 2009-06-20 8:56 pm   Permalink

This is for Sven...



...just poking you!

more soon...
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