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  1. A word about nicotine purity/storage

    by , 04-19-2010 at 08:53 AM
    (From a post I just made to the DIY Eliquid Forum.)

    Much is made of trying to find the optimal storage conditions for nicotine concentrates to be diluted into working eliquids. Similarly, much is also made of finding concentrates with good pure nicotine.

    These are good things, but ultimately, I wonder how much they really matter.

    Consider this image from Exogenesis. This is from his vapor trapping experiments where he set up an apparatus to auto-vape ...
  2. Best deal?

    by , 04-19-2010 at 03:59 AM
    Is it weird I bought another starter kit instead of replacement attys and bats? I mean really, one replacement atty+ bat= $20, but you get 2+ extras for only $35? Something seems off.

    Updated 04-19-2010 at 04:07 AM by Kate S

  3. still hooked on analogs

    by , 04-19-2010 at 03:46 AM
    Today I tried the morning routine, wake up read newspaper, drink coffee, without analogs. It actually worked pretty good. I didn't smoke an analog until about 1pm.

    Still smoked a few analogs today but for the first time I realized I don't need them with coffee in the morning.

    I told quite a few smokers about ecigs and hopefully a few will convert. Not sure when my attys and batteries will give out so I bought and new starter kit plus juice and car charger from cignot tonight. ...
  4. A very interesting study from way back

    by , 04-18-2010 at 07:29 AM
    (The following is a post I made to the forums that I think is quite interesting, so I've reproduced it here).

    This study from 1976 monitors plasma nicotine between 9 AM and 4 PM. It compares smoking a cigarette hourly with chewing a 4 mg piece of nicotine gum hourly (back then, nicotine gum was not yet approved but it was the same principle used currently...nicotine bound to an ion exchange resin with a buffer).

    The second page (page 1044 of the journal) shows a ...

    Updated 04-19-2010 at 02:05 AM by DVap

  5. Drip mixing

    by , 04-16-2010 at 04:31 AM
    So...I decided to Blog and not clog up the user success forum with my ramblings - at least here I can warble on to my heart's content safe in the knowledge that no-one (or very few) will actually read it :-D
    My quit story or at least the story so far, is in that forum - under baby steps - if anyone's interested so Im not going to repeat everything I put in there already :)
    I will mention up front that I'm English, so if there are some phrases or words you don't get, that would be why. ...