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  1. Ohm's Law... and common vaping questions.

    by , 04-28-2014 at 04:52 PM
    So many questions, so much misinformation - and all it will take to clear up at least 80% of both... is a bit of knowledge.

    This isn't going to be a class in all things Ohm's Law, so much as a few things you need to know about resistance and power... so that both your vape and your safety is well considered. First... lets open up a very easy to use, uncluttered with BS, on-line Ohm's Law calculator, or 'OLC'. Got it? Good.

    Most common misconceptions I run into are: ...

    Updated 05-21-2014 at 10:51 PM by State O' Flux

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  2. Making a Coil 101

    by , 03-03-2014 at 01:13 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Drozd View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by kathi17 View Post
    I have lots of used Kanger heads. I never throw them away because I know they are rebuildable! Do you know if the dripper Ahlusion sells is easy to rebuild, and a decent one? I'd rather start with something fairly inexpensive in case I have problems rebuilding, and theirs is only $22.
    I have no idea on that one or what they sell...

    As far as the Kanger heads go,I'd try rebuilding one...it's amazing how much confidence it builds...the top chimney post just wiggles off...then the
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  3. The Minimalist's Tensioned Contact (Micro) Coil

    by , 02-06-2014 at 03:40 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by timshead View Post
    Okay, so I tried that method. I used 32ga Kanthal. Taking it directly off the spool like that meant that I couldn't anneal it first, so when I cut the wire after getting approximately the number of wraps I wanted, the tension in the wire caused it to partially unwind from the screwdriver. Not much, maybe one wrap's worth, but it also decreased the overall tightness of my coil. I think I honestly get tighter coils from cutting the wire, annealing it, and hand-wrapping it. My coils touch all
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    Updated 02-06-2014 at 11:05 AM by MacTechVpr

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  4. Contact (Micro) Coil Rebuilding Tutorials

    by , 02-03-2014 at 11:57 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by super_X_drifter View Post
    Heating and squeezing either before or after wrapping was 15 minutes ago

    Here's an even easier way to do it without pliers and heat and produce a tighter micro

    Micro Coils 101 - Part One - Making The Tightest Coil You've Ever Made - YouTube

    Here is the mounting process and hot leg elimination :
    Micro Coils 101 - Part Two - Mounting The Coil In A Bottom Fed Or Dripping Rebuildable Atomizer - YouTube

    And here's the wicking :
    Micro Coils 101 - Part Three - Wicking And Vaping - YouTube
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  5. Etymology of the word/s Micro Coil (microcoil) for vaping…

    by , 01-31-2014 at 11:50 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by Jerms View Post
    On page one of this thread I was calling my mini coils micros. I used a larger bore because I wicked with German silica at the time. After realizing what I was making wasn't a true micro because of the diameter, I called them "almost micros" or "big-bore micros" until I decided mini coil would be a fitting and easy name.

    That term does get used some, but I don't think it's caught on much outside ECF like Supe's term micro did. Instead, the big reviewers were calling
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