...and I am still analog free. I haven't have even the slightest craving. The thing that makes this even more amazing to me is that I work in a tobacco shop, so I'm selling and dealing with tobacco and smokers all day long! (Yes, I show it off every chance I get!)
I'm still using the one bottle of fluid that I got in addition to the startup kit, but it is now almost 75% empty... guess it's time for me to think about placing an order for fluid - and a couple of batteries and atomizers.
I ran the vaping experiment with an argon trap, and under the conditions I used, for every 1 mg of nicotine vaped, 0.46 mg of nicotine made it into the vapor... 46%.
I've been arguing for some time that there's a "40% rule" in play for vaping versus smoking. I've observed empirically that a good number of vapers who "find their level" tend to vape 2.5X more nicotine per day than they used to smoke per day. At 46%, the multiplier is 2.17, very close to the 2.5 figure
I'm getting really close to being able to answer the question, "If you vape an e-liquid at x mg/mL nicotine, how much of the nicotine actually gets into the vapor you inhale?"
I should take a moment to thank RenaissancePuffer for a comment he made on the nicotine determination thread that made my brain go "click!" thus leading me to the testing procedure I'm currently working on... cryogenic trapping of the vapor. It's going to save me a lot of work and provide
I published an article based on a new french model
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