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FXRich last won the day on August 6

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  1. FXRich

    What Are You Vaping Today?

    I use vanilla custard mixed with blood orange with a little pineapple, and bavarian creme mixed in.
  2. FXRich

    What Are You Vaping Today?

    I have been using French Vanilla in my mixes, I figure using the Madagascar vanilla would be much better.
  3. FXRich

    What Are You Vaping Today?

    Mad scientist concoctions are the best. I make a cherry cheesecake, pretty good stuff. A few weeks ago I got some new flavors that I haven't tried yet, I have been using TFA caramel, but read a lot of good things on the net about salted caramel by FW, also got some Madagascar vanilla, and some sweetener. Going to have to try them soon.
  4. FXRich

    Vape pen issues

    The ones I had did have air holes in the very bottom, but I guess different brands have different designs. I tried cleaning the ones I had with rubbing alcohol, and it did help for awhile, but went bad again. About the only thing you can do is get a different setup that uses a fire button instead of depending on air flow to fire it. Don't know about the one you have, but mine had a hole through the middle of the contact pin for the air to flow, that's how juice got into the electronics.
  5. FXRich

    Vape pen issues

    I think I know what the problem might be. Years ago I tried a few of the automatic ego type batteries, when air is drawn through the battery it activates a switch (notice the air holes in the bottom of the battery), Over time the design allows juice to leak into the battery, which causes the switch to act erratic. It happened to me, and I would guess the same thing has happened to the poster.
  6. From what I have read on reddit, and other places there will be a 25% tariff on vape mods from China. I will not be affected by it, I currently use 9 mods in rotation and like a lot of other people here have several more mods and tanks still unopened in boxes. I make my own coils, and juice. My LG H2 batteries come from South Korea, so the price of those won't change unless they are in short supply. Maybe some company in SK might start making mods, mods are already made in the Philippines, and a few other places that have no tariffs. When a market gets hurt in one place it picks up elsewhere, supply and demand works that way.
  7. FXRich


    The only reason I can see for a mod maker to recommend using a certain brand of battery is probably the same reason Chevy recommends using a Delco battery and Ford recommends using a Motorcraft, there is probably some kind of Corporate connection. I use mostly Kanger mods, and the instructions say to use a suitable 18650 30A battery, I use LG HG2 batteries that are rated at 20A, continuous. Kanger doesn't say 30A continuous or pulse. (I haven't blown myself up yet) The brand of battery doesn't matter as much as the quality of the battery, Samsung, LG, and Sony all make quality batteries.
  8. FXRich

    Batteries not working

    You didn't say what kind of mods they are. Most mods need to be turned on, usually by 3 to 5 fast presses on the power button depending on who made the mod. I would guess they don't work because they aren't turned on. It's also possible the battery is upside down, try turning the battery around.
  9. I have read a few reviews on that tank, and the the only complaint seems to be the price of the coils, and the fact that they don't last very long. You could switch to a different tank that uses cheaper coils that last longer, everybody here seems to have a different choice as far as tanks go. Personally I prefer the Subtank mini, but others prefer other tanks. The Subtank mini only holds 4.5 ml compared to what you have that holds 8ml, but that may mean you won't ruin as much juice when you burn a coil. I mostly use a RBA but have used factory coils that cost about $3 each depending on where you buy them (I have bought them as cheap as .85 each when buying them in bulk), and I have had them last a week or more. You will probably not get as much vapor as you get with the Smok tank, but that also is a matter of choice to most people.
  10. I don't know if it would interest you or not, but there is a RBA available for that tank. I use RBAs and have not purchased a coil for several years. A coil in a RBA can be replaced for pennies, but they can be a PITA to replace.
  11. FXRich

    Vanilla Flavoring Syrup For Vaping?

    The sugar will likely crystallize when heated, Tam is right you could just use vanilla extract, or any other flavor extract for baking and you will probably would be fine. Some of the flavoring you can get at the grocery store contains a PG base, and probably isn't much different than flavors designed for vaping, but most of it has a alcohol/ water base, but use at your own risk. You could just go online to wizard labs or heartland vapes, and for under $50.00 get enough supplies to last you a year or more, depending on how much you vape.
  12. FXRich

    Who's using a Pod system?

    Another setup that I use sometimes, but not very often is a KPT2 with a 1.5 coil on a subvod battery. I don't get as much vapor as a subtank mini, but get enough and using a 1.5 coil I get decent battery life. I seem to be going backwards instead of trying new things.
  13. FXRich

    Who's using a Pod system?

    For the past year or so I have been using the nano RBAs from fasttech, they are the same design as the original subtank mini RBA, I had to modify them a little bit by making the juice slots a little bigger. If you don't use more than 60% VG they work pretty good, I use them with a Subvod battery, and battery life isn't very long, but I can't expect a 1300 mah battery to last as long as a 3000 mah LG battery. I still mostly use the larger mods with a subtank mini, but like using the smaller setup when I'm not gone for very long or I take 2 of them with me. (the car has a USB port in the dash) and I ordered extra subvod batteries so I can charge one while using the other one.
  14. FXRich

    Dry, sore, swollen mouth

    You didn't mention what you vape, if you use a refillable tank your supplier may have changed the juice that you use, you may have a allergy to some chemicals that are used for flavoring. You could try a different supplier or maybe just a different flavor. Or it may have nothing to do with vaping.

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