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  1. DIY Techniques and Tips Part 3: Drops and What You Can and Probably Can't Do With Them

    by , 01-18-2013 at 04:52 AM
    DIY Techniques and Tips Part 3: Drops and What You Can and Probably Can't Do With Them

    What is a drop? It is an indeterminate volume of liquid in another medium, in this case typically air. Note the indeterminate!

    Those calculators that you see that give these nice figures to 3 decimal places? Total horse....! A drop is highly variable. It depends upon the viscosity and density of the material, the orifice from which it is formed, and a number of other factors. ...

    Updated 03-02-2013 at 07:21 PM by RobertNC

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  2. DIY Techniques and Tips Part 2: Tools and Techniques of DIY

    by , 01-18-2013 at 04:44 AM
    DIY Techniques and Tips Part 2: Tools and Techniques of DIY

    You will get nowhere with this if you cannot collect reference information as you go, and repeat an an experiment reliably. That means you must use proper tools, technique and keep diligent records.

    Technique is about use of the proper tools, and the proper use of those tools. So let's start there.

    I think I am pretty qualified to speak on this subject. I am a formally trained chemist and ...

    Updated 03-02-2013 at 07:20 PM by RobertNC

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  3. DIY Techniques and Tips Part 1: The Art and Science of DIY

    by , 01-18-2013 at 03:59 AM
    DIY Techniques and Tips Part 1: The Art and Science of DIY

    DIY is a mixture of art and science.

    Art because flavor is subjective. And everyone tastes things differently. And how do we describe much less define flavor? I like Coke, you like Pepsi. Maybe you like Pepsi because to you it tastes like Coke tastes to me, and Coke tastes like .... to you. (I sorta doubt it, Pepsi just tastes like .... period, but it is possible) . What does a Coke or a Pepsi ...

    Updated 03-02-2013 at 07:14 PM by RobertNC

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  4. Another health benefit of vaping!

    by , 01-18-2013 at 03:37 AM
    I live in mountain lion territory. For the last couple of weeks, I've been noticing my tracks in the snow have pawprints on top of and beside them (I've taken lots of photos along my treks). My neighbors above and below me have lost some chickens to the lions. Another neighbor has taken photos of them on his property. My mom has seen two of them running down the cliff behind my house (the day the neighbor lost his chickens). The pawprints follow my tracks both up and down the mountain to where ...
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  5. Vape Diary 1/17/2013

    by , 01-18-2013 at 12:33 AM
    I've been vaping for years on and off and it's like, this just keeps getting better. Direct dripping is finally sorta working for me, I love variable voltage, and if I can just find a tank system I love, my life will be complete.

    My favorite flavors today, for posterity:

    Skruff's Riddler by Rawr Vapor
    Ecto Cooler by MBV (which I JUST got in today, along with my purple drip tip)

    This weekend I'll be going to the MEMPHIS VAPE MEET (where I'll actually get ...
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