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  1. AGA-T+/2 :: my first build attempt :: #2

    by , 04-19-2013 at 03:19 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by weisner View Post
    Now that the tank is assembled, it is time to get that wick and coil done.
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    OK, so I skipped the part where I roll the wick. I got it rolled down too small so had to roll in reverse so to say in order to open it back up again for a loose fit that was not too loose. You can see the sewing needle that I used to hold the wick while I wound the coil.
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    Now with the coil built
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  2. AGA-T+/2 :: my first build attempt :: #1

    by , 04-19-2013 at 03:18 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by weisner View Post
    I would like to say first off that this was interesting and all the while I had a SmokTech carto tank right there in case I needed a vape. Much like going shopping for groceries, never go hungry. I figured I better have taken care of my needs before getting neck deep in this build.

    I started by washing and drying all the parts and bits. Then heated my SS on the stove. I used the pre-cut SS that came with the AGA.
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  3. The Ocelot Method of Carto Filling (a.k.a. The Upside-Down Condom)

    by , 04-19-2013 at 07:42 AM
    (This blog was commissioned by Rocketpunk)

    When I first heard about the “condom method” for filling cartos, I just heard about it, I didn’t see it demonstrated. Since I mostly use flanged cartos, I assumed the top went into the condom. I later learned the bottom goes in (so it won’t work with flanged cartos anyway), but I was already proficient at doing it wrong.

    This was difficult to photograph and makes it look much harder than it is. You can do it in under a minute ...

    Updated 11-03-2013 at 07:32 PM by The Ocelot

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  4. What I have learned about my Protank in 4 weeks What Works, Advice and Sympathy

    by , 04-19-2013 at 05:28 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by VapRLady View Post
    I would also like to comment on a few things I have discovered, the flavor get better once the atty has soaked for a few hours, the vaping gets better, (less airy) after a day or so.

    Atty's will last two weeks or more with a well made, somewhat balanced VG/PG mix, (20 percent either way), if your mix has a lot of water in it, it won't vape well, (some vendors cut thier cheap VG with distilled water).

    Dark thick caramel juices are touch and go, low voltage and the atty's
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  5. Protank Lanyard that Restricts Air and cures Airy Draw at The Same Time

    by , 04-19-2013 at 04:47 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by VapRLady View Post
    Here is how I created an lanyard for the protank and also solved the airy draw at the same time without creating a leaking or gurgling problem.

    I needed a way to wear my Protank on a lanyard around my neck that held it upright and balanced so I got my .45 gauge jewelry wire out and ran the wire two short pieces through the air vents and joined them using two cinch beads on either side.

    I noticed right away that my vape was stronger and more flavorful, and much less airy.
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