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FXRich

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    FXRich got a reaction from cany in COVID-19 How's everything going in your area?   
    I don't have a mask. We drove past the hospital today, they have a tent set up for drive thru testing. The only people there were the ones doing the testing, they looked bored. I don't know why the low rate of infection in Central Oregon. Two counties next to us are Crook county (which is a 10 minute drive from where I live) with 1 infection and Harney county with 0 infections. I was looking at a map found here  https://usafacts.org/visualizations/coronavirus-covid-19-spread-map/  and noticed there are 7 counties in Colorado with 0 infections. From what I have figured out places with a low population density have fewer cases if any at all.
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    FXRich got a reaction from cany in COVID-19 How's everything going in your area?   
    I haven't been to town in a week and a half, place  could be overrun with zombies for all I know. Out where I live people tend to stock up on stuff, normally we have 2 or 3 months worth of food in the freezer or on the shelf. We have no reason to go anywhere so are just staying home.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Tam in COVID-19 How's everything going in your area?   
    I haven't been to town in a week and a half, place  could be overrun with zombies for all I know. Out where I live people tend to stock up on stuff, normally we have 2 or 3 months worth of food in the freezer or on the shelf. We have no reason to go anywhere so are just staying home.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Tam in Before We All Panic.....   
    I find it strange that only the generation that sometimes eat tide pods are the ones that are suffering from lung disease. I have been vaping for a long time, and my doctor said my lungs have improved. I think the question should be what are they vaping?
    The news media never tell the whole story, only the parts that they want to.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in Cleaning Vape coils   
    The best I have found for cleaning coils, and tanks is a sonic cleaner.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in safe build mech mod with 21700 single battery   
    A .2 coil with a fully charged battery will pull about 21A, so you probably won't blow yourself up.
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    FXRich got a reaction from thotz in safe build mech mod with 21700 single battery   
    your battery fully charged will put out 4.2V at 30A you can have a 0.14 coil. 3.7 is the nominal voltage the less the charge the lower the volts, the more it is charged the more the volts. You should build to the highest volts.
    http://www.steam-engine.org/ohm.html
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    FXRich got a reaction from cany in Getting back too my roots   
    I use a couple of PT2s on subvod batteries as part of my daily rotation, good flavor and less vapor to cloud everything up. (1.8 coils)
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    FXRich got a reaction from rickyharake in battery sizing   
    I don't build any coils below .5 ohms, most of my coils are .7 - .8, unless I use dual coils I never get below .5
    Smok coils are usually dual coil or even more, I believe they make a 8 coil setup. A .15 setup with 8 coils would be 1.2 ohms per coil, takes a lot of power to fire 8 coils.
    As far as the LG HG2 batteries go they are all I use, so I had to mention that they are 20A.
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    FXRich got a reaction from ijustwannavape in Smok T-Priv 3 won't recognize new coil- only reads "Check Atomizer"   
    You don't say what kind of tank and mod you have. The most common solution to your problem is probably the center pin on the mod isn't high enough, if you use a pin or toothpick to pry it up a little bit it will probably help. If you use a metal pin or needle to pry it up keep your fingers away from the fire button, or remove the batteries if possible.
    I guess you did say what kind of mod you have in the title.
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    FXRich got a reaction from rickyharake in battery sizing   
    I hate to disagree with a fellow poster, but mooch rates the LG HG2 as a 20A battery, here is a link 
    https://www.reddit.com/r/electronic_cigarette/comments/7p5pm9/bench_retest_results_lg_hg2_20a_3000mah_18650a/
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    FXRich got a reaction from Bebop in Kanger Subtank Mini   
    I always use spaced wraps, I make the coil using tight wraps, then stick a needle between the wraps to get them spaced evenly after it is installed in the RBA, works for me.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Tam in Emergency coil construction   
    I believe the .9 measurement was probably wrong. To get .9 ohms using 22g 304 you would need to do 30 wraps using a 3mm id even using a 5mm id you would need 20 wraps. (that is according to steam) If you checked the resistance using a multimeter you would have to subtract the resistance of the leads, which can vary depending on the quality, and the length of the leads.
    If nothing else use the wire out of a twisty tie, just strip the plastic off of it.(seen that in another post)
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    FXRich got a reaction from Smoking Joe in Say Something Positive About E-Cigarettes? You Must Be A Bot Say Scientists   
    I'm a BOT (Biker Off Tobacco)
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in Say Something Positive About E-Cigarettes? You Must Be A Bot Say Scientists   
    I'm a BOT (Biker Off Tobacco)
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in 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.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in What Are You Vaping Today?   
    I have been using French Vanilla in my mixes, I figure using the Madagascar vanilla would be much better.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Tam in 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.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in 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.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Smoking Joe in Vapers Could Expect To Pay More For Equipment Due To Tariffs   
    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.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Tam in Batteries   
    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.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in E juice burning my throat   
    I no longer need or want a throat hit, I'm down to a 2mg nic mix, and in a couple of flavors I use 0 nic. I think it makes the juice sweeter when there is no nic.
    I also don't add PG to thin juice, I use distilled water instead, I find it makes the vape smoother, and a little cooler. The only PG I add to my juices is in the flavoring.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in What have you mixed today?   
    Pineapple by itself isn't very good, but when you add 2 - 3% to a mix it works out pretty well. Like you I got a 4 oz bottle of pineapple, and it will probably last a long time.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Walt in What have you mixed today?   
    I also use a little Pineapple in a mix I call Fuzzy Navel.
    10% Blood Orange
    8% Peach
    2% Pineapple
    Although there is more orange than peach, I can taste the peach more.
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    FXRich got a reaction from Bebop in 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.
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