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Monthly Archives: January 2017

28 ga vs. 24 ga Higher Resistance

Recommended cotton?

Help with building clapton coils

Hi all, tried my first Clapton with some advice from a local shop yesterday. Built a 24ga kanthal a1 core with a 28ga ss316l outer. Now this sucker takes at least 40 watts to ramp up and its a very warm to hottish vape. I have an ipower 80 watt with a merlin rta . […]

Aspire Cleito 120 vs SMOK TFV8/TFV8 Baby?

SS the resistance increases

I'm trying to switch from nickel <a href="https://vaping.com/parts/coils?utm_source=ECF&utm_medium=Wordlink&utm_term=coils&utm_campaign=Wordlink%20-%20coils” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”>coils I build to stainless steel coils. I have 3 Vaperesso Gemini tanks and an Eleaf and Kanger vaporizers. This is the best example I can give of the problem I ran into. I built a .36 coil, actually 2 approximately a little over 6 ohm […]

Blue-ish colored coil

Hey everyone I've been rebuilding for about two years now and I feel quite like a novice asking this. Today I built my coil extremely well, better than I ever have before. I noticed it had a blue color/hue to it. Maybe I've just never noticed this before but what does this coloration mean? Thanks […]

too much cotton, not enough ?

Hi folks I have never given a thought to the amount of cotton I stuff in my <a href="https://vaping.com/parts/coils?utm_source=ECF&utm_medium=Wordlink&utm_term=coils&utm_campaign=Wordlink%20-%20coils” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”>coils so I;m asking y'all if you think this is enough, not enough or what ?. I have given all the other aspects of vaping a ton of thought but cotton and wicking never really […]

Have you successfully rebuilt icare mini coils?

I haven't tried yet, but I have a couple of used icare mini coils I'm itching to rebuild!

Pictures of your homemade coils

I am still struggling with making good coils. I would love to see pictures of ones you have made yourself! Doesn't matter if they are fancy or not.

I dont know the name of this build, been messing around with coils and this = great vapor and clouds

View attachment 630137 View attachment 630131 View attachment 630133 View attachment 630129 My build is done with 2x 26g khantal parallel and wrapped 4 times around my coilmaster ceramic tweezer end. So getting a kind of wide rectangular shaped coil. It comes out at 0,59 ohm. Its super easy to wick and the juice its […]