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#1 Lordvapor

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Posted 04 August 2013 - 11:03 AM

Hey guys it's been a really long time since I posted on here...

 

A little background for those who don't know me or forgot... I quit smoking 12/20/10 and have been vaping since... Started with the Joye 510.... Then went to a ego...been using that with a LR atty @1.7 ohms dripping..

 

I have exhausted my supply of attys and cant find any more LR's ( been getting from one spot)

 

I did buy an ego t and I can't stand it... I get a burnt taste or nothing but some nasty taste...

 

Now I see all these cool ecigs and different hardware and I feel as if I have cheated myself from not upgrading or following the curve...

 

I wanna upgrade...  I need help...But don't know what to look for... When I started there were not so many options... 

 

Can anyone give me some info on what is a good ecig? I know its subjective but how bout tell me what you use and why...

 

Thanks guys and gals


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Posted 04 August 2013 - 11:14 AM

well what kind of upgrade are you looking for? do you want ego threads and 510? or just 510? do you want an APV or a Mech? do you mind using batteries that you can pull out of the mod and charge it? or do you want a pass through?

 

i know you might not be able to answer that right now but thats important when you think about upgrading. 

 

I love my eVic and my ItasteV3. Those are considered APV's because the are both  VV/VW

I also love my KTS+ and my e-pipe mod which are both mechanical. Neither have a board to adjust anything with they use the battery to complete the circuit so therefore they are a mechanical. 

 

I dont know if that helps... and also.. you could try a few different tanks or clearo's on the ego battery. What do you use on it now?



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 11:36 AM

Forgive my ignorance....

 

I have always used the 510 platform.... I am currently using a ego passthrough  battery with a LX 1.7 ohm atty with a drip tip...

 

You have given me some info to research though... I am interested in the itastev3 you mentioned...

 

I think what I am looking for is a more modern up to date device.... more of a modded device....

 

I haven't had any luck with the tank system....but I bet that it has gotten better...



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 11:45 AM

This is what I have as my tank system and it is horrible

 

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Posted 04 August 2013 - 11:49 AM

ok well the itaste is a nice portable device but lacks some of the flashy stuff things like the vamo or the Zmax or the eVic have. I really like it but some dont prefer it. If you want a tight draw like the atty's have i would recommend you check out a vivi nova tank. If you wanna get away from that i love the T3S and MT3S made by kanger. I have pretty much decided that if i can rebuild it... i will. So i only buy rebuildable/ repairable tanks now. I am willing to front the money if it means i can save it in the long run. 



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 12:09 PM

Thanks,  I really do like the itastev3... don't care for flashy at all..

 

I guess my confusion is the newer tank systems and attys.... I see these clear tanks that look to hold a lot of Juice and look to need some fancy expensive atomizer...

 

I have been on 510 platform because of ease of use and availability...now its a crap shoot... I would buy my attys from liquidxpress and they have been out of them for a while...hence I have no atomizers except for old ones that I put back and don't work worth a poo...

 

I don't hear a lot of people dripping anymore.... now I see these clearish tanks and stuff,,,,



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 12:27 PM

LOL well i can help with tanks. I have been using them since i started over a month ago and have tried probably close to 25 different ones. :)

 

I love the T3S and MT3S for portability and ease of use you can get them here:

http://www.sweet-vap...&category_id=69

 

now they are bottom feeders which means instead of the wick being at the top of the tank it sits in the bottom. The replaceable part is commonly called the head or coil and those you can purchase here:

http://www.sweet-vap...&category_id=69

 

I recommend buying at least 10 to start. that way if you get a dud you can replace it and not worry about running out. They have lasted me about 1 to 1.5 weeks a coil

 

You could get something that is an easy fill but the wicking isnt as good but from your original post i think a BCC(bottom changeable coil) is your best option.

 

a few things to know about BCC tank/clearos:

1. Leaking, at least a small amount, is almost unavoidable. It does NOT happen all the time but sometimes an o-ring gets unseated or your coil craps out and allows liquid into the base where it leaks.

2. If you get gurgling the coil has now flooded and needs replaced bc the wick has been degraded enough that its allowing excess liquid through to the coil and the coil just simply cannot keep up.

3. You fill them from the bottom allowing you to actually change the coil on the fly without emptying the tank

4. Once you fill it your going to want to let it sit for a minute or so and let the wick suck up some liquid before you start vaping or it will be the dreaded dry hit. It will also scorch the wick and leave a burnt taste to the liquid.

 

if there is anything you dont understand ill try and answer it better but as i found for myself it was more useful to get it... try it... then ask about the problems i had with it and how to fix them. that way i understood more of what the tank was doing without trying to read what the tank should/shouldn't do. :)



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 12:29 PM

It does seem the technology is getting better and better and this will in turn attract more and more people to vaping. Hopefully.

 

I think the glass tanks are on the rise!


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Posted 04 August 2013 - 12:31 PM

The Kanger is a 2.4 ohm coil... how does that compare to a LR atomizer?...

 

Thanks so much I know I don't make much sense but all the info you are giving me is exacly what I am looking for.... 

 

I believe peoples experiences is gonna help me a lot...

 

So far I like your idea of the itastev3 with the Kanger ts3.... but unfamiliar territory with non standard 510 atomizers...

 

Replaceable.... there's is the light bulb....



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Posted 04 August 2013 - 12:34 PM

you can buy the coils in 2.5, 2.2, 2.0, and 1.8 so i would say you probably want the 1.8 since thats going to be more of where your LR atty sits. :) If you ever get into rebuilding things... you can rebuild the heads to whatever you want. I have 12 rebuilt to 1.2 with a cotton wick :)