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    Default iClear 30 / Can the heads be rebuilt (Easily) ?

    I really have been enjoying this tank, but noticed yesterday that the top coil seems to be dead, while the bottom one is still firing. Has anyone rebuilt one ?

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    Update: I tried rebuilding the head, but it was in my opinion difficult. The pin pushed out, and reveal a rubber grommet similar to the Vivi Nova (This part was easy enough). I tried five wraps of 34 gauge Kanthal for each coil (Seemed to match up better with the way it came; 32 gauge seemed to be much thicker than the wire present). However, fishing the wires from the top coil through from the coil that sits on bottom was difficult . After an hour of tinkering with this thing, I thought I had done it. However, my Provari said LO. I give up (For a while anyway). Hopefully someone will soon show a way to rebuild this thing easily(For kicks anyway). For now, I'll keep buying replacement heads on this tank.

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    I am curious if the coils are wired in parallel or serial. I.e. will one coil continue to work, if the other coil is truly burnt out?

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    I destoryed the top coil while cleaning a head, decided to put it on my PV and noticed the bottom coil did fire up. So parallel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoadToNever View Post
    I destoryed the top coil while cleaning a head, decided to put it on my PV and noticed the bottom coil did fire up. So parallel.

    Does it still show the same impedance when one coil is burned out?

    I bought 3 of these things. Opened and filled the 2nd one last night just to find out that it had a short in the atty out of the factory. Luckily I purchased a 5 pack of replacement heads when I ordered the tanks but the heads are like $3 a piece!

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    Just tried to rebuild one and ended up throwing it away. Very very difficult to get the rubber plug back in the bottom and trim the wires flush. I gave up, maybe someone else will have more luck....

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    Ah D*mn. I was hoping to find some good tips here on rebuilding the coil. Mine shorted out after my first cleaning of the coil.
    I have only one spare now. And purchasing another is a costly business right now, since they don't sell them in NL yet. Buying them from Germany add 10 Euros to the cost for shipping

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    I do think rebuilding will cost less then 3$ a piece... But it would be great if there a video on how to do it

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    Probably more like 3 cents if some can figure it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by artbyshan View Post
    Update: I tried rebuilding the head, but it was in my opinion difficult. The pin pushed out, and reveal a rubber grommet similar to the Vivi Nova (This part was easy enough). I tried five wraps of 34 gauge Kanthal for each coil (Seemed to match up better with the way it came; 32 gauge seemed to be much thicker than the wire present). However, fishing the wires from the top coil through from the coil that sits on bottom was difficult . After an hour of tinkering with this thing, I thought I had done it. However, my Provari said LO. I give up (For a while anyway). Hopefully someone will soon show a way to rebuild this thing easily(For kicks anyway). For now, I'll keep buying replacement heads on this tank.

    Isn't that the error for TOO low of a resistance? I think 4 wraps with 32ga on a nova is around 2.3ohm. Wouldn't the two heads plus the resistance of the leads make it over 4.6 ohms? That is pretty darn low resistance. I haven't seen the coil myself, but I would think that you would have long leads with the iClear head, causing the resistance to drop. Have you tried using less coils? I'm just curious because I have plenty of cotton/32gau Kanthal and I'm very interested in the iClear after reading about it then watching my buddy vape one.

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