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    Default how many of you simply pour in juice to refill rather than cleaning the tank each time?

    I simply put in new juice and mix it with whatever juice I have remaining when refilling the vivi nova. Sometimes the remaining juice is darker than fresh juice but I mix them anyway since it's so much easier. I only clean my clearo every four or five tanks. I cannot stand cleaning every tank.

    Or are you supposed to waste the remaining juice and always start with a fresh new tankful?
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    I do it the same as you. When I need to clean the head, every two to five tankfuls depending on the juice, I run the juice pretty low and then toss the rest, wash and dry burn. Works for me

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    I do the same, clean the tank after 4-5 fills. Most of my juices are crystal clear and only darken slightly or the course of 4-5 tanks, likely from the heat of the coil oxidizing the nicotine. Taste wise I'm never seen a difference between a new clean tank, or a refilled tank.
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    All I vape 99% of the time is DIY unflavored juice in my Penelope so I don't really have much reason to clean the tank out. If I am going to go from one flavored juice to another flavor or unflavored, what I will do is just pour straight PG in the tank, shake it up and pour it out. Rinse wash and repeat one or two more times and voila!

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    Device dependent.
    Most get cleaned every few tanks.
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    Depends on the juice. If I switch to a dramatically different flavor, I'll clean the tank first. Otherwise I'll go thru a few refills, and clean when the juice starts getting really dark.
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    I'm with you. I used to clean out my tank and coil after each tankfull. But I've given up on that because I don't notice the flavor difference when I switch to a different flavor. The only time when I clean the tank is when the coil gives out. I figure the nic doesn't change, so why should I care about a little flavor mix.

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    Yesterday I ordered a custom mix at my local B&M vapor shop, steeped and ready to go when I picked it up today. I did clean the tank and replaced the wick to get a clean unadulterated test of what I'd bought.

    Other than that I'll mix them rather than unnecessarily waste of drop of that of juice if I can help it.

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    I keep rewicked heads around and change them when needed. Otherwise, I 'usually' try to refill with the same flavor of juice. If I don't, that's okay. When I change heads, I rinse the Vivi Nova-like hardware, pop in a new head and go on. Higher voltages/wattages produce more dark juice. Sometimes I shake that out of the device before refilling.
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    Unless you're either A) switching to a flavor that tastes REALLY gross mixed with the previous flavor or B) switching to flavorless, I personally wouldn't bother. Though I will say that going from a tobacco flavor on a silica RBA like my Penelope, Oddy, etc. to flavorless is NASTY. Once the flavor disappears it generally has a gross kind of slightly burnt, musty taste to it. I can put a single tank full sometimes of tobacco after using my standard flavorless and the wick will sometimes be ruined and will taste nasty until I replace it.

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