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  1. How about a compromise? Tensioned twisted-lead parallels!

    by , 02-26-2015 at 05:43 PM (MacTechVpr's Tensioned Rebuild Central)

    Quote Originally Posted by rudy4653 View Post
    Hey All - So I'm bored during this winter cold snap and in the mood to experiment!
    I have a question and would love some insights, experiences etc.
    I'm wondering what the differences in flavor, warmth, and vapor production between a dual single coil build, and a twisted single coil build with the same resistance?
    I know that both

    Updated 03-23-2015 at 02:52 PM by MacTechVpr

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  2. Care and feeding of your t.m.c.

    by , 10-19-2014 at 01:24 AM (MacTechVpr's Tensioned Rebuild Central)
    (Tensioned Contact Micro/Macro/Mini Coil)

    by MacTechVpr

    Recycling Ceramic Weave T.M.C.'s

    Kanger and other clearomizers threaded with Nextel XC-132 ceramic wicks will offer an outstanding durability compared to silica and other synthetics. However, like any other permeable thing in the physical universe, the wick will get dirty. Pigments and flavorings clump up in juice and more so with the application of heat.
    TMC for Kanger
  3. What is a tensioned micro coil?

    by , 09-11-2014 at 09:46 PM (MacTechVpr's Tensioned Rebuild Central)
    Quote Originally Posted by lostbnr View Post
    I have been having good luck recently with the ikenvape cartos. The flavor is really good in those. I mainly use my kayfun now though. I can't vape on cotton anymore so the kayfun gets silica or ekowool. Still go back to cartos and the wife uses them all the time. Really convenient when you don't want to rebuild or have no time too. Is the pro tank 3 coil any good? It's dual coil isn't it?
    Carto's are great. Apart from their reliability and sheer no-fuss (relatively) practicality there's ...

    Updated 12-25-2014 at 07:17 PM by MacTechVpr

    Tensioned (Micro) Coils
  4. A Pin Vise is a perfect tension winding tool...

    by , 05-03-2014 at 03:03 AM (MacTechVpr's Tensioned Rebuild Central)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Goff View Post
    I've been wanting to pick one of these up
    A pin vise is about the most perfect device for winding coils. And it's been used by line engineers in the telecom industries for decades. Some inexpensive examples if you want to try one (available also on eBay and elsewhere)

    Professional Swivel Head Pin Vise 2 Reversible Chucks

    Professional Quality Brass Pin Vise - 4 Collets Chucks 0.0mm to 3.0mm

    Tamiya Craft Tool Series No.112 Precision Pin Vise ...

    Updated 10-19-2014 at 11:57 AM by MacTechVpr

    Tensioned (Micro) Coils
  5. Silicone grommets a comprehensive solution to flavor?

    by , 02-19-2014 at 11:42 AM (MacTechVpr's Tensioned Rebuild Central)
    Quote Originally Posted by TafkanX View Post
    Purchased the Kanger Aero and it has silicon grommets and has the airflow moved from the 510 connection to a dedicated airflow control in the base. No more burned grommets, no more choked off airflow due to grommet flaring. #winning!
    Well I appreciate that observation on the flaring because it's been a seriously annoying problem with both the original and aftermarket replacements I've found. But since I realized the significant likelihood of 510 shorts with incidental ground and moisture ...

    Updated 10-18-2014 at 08:41 PM by MacTechVpr

    Tensioned (Micro) Coils
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