RBA HELP. Am I missing something with the whole RBA craze? Flavor is ok and having to re drip constantly is annoying.
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    RBA HELP. Am I missing something with the whole RBA craze? Flavor is ok and having to re drip constantly is annoying.

    I have been reading lots of stuff about how dripping is soooo amazing but it baffles me as to why.

    I have a IGO-L and building has been easy but flavor sucks!
    My Smoktek dual coil carto setup doesn't even compare!

    What am I doing wrong?
    I am using 28g kanthal and heat it up before building then proceed to make a mirco coil (which I heard are good)
    10 wraps came out to 1.5ohm
    Used some cotton from a bag, put inside coil, couple drips of juice and take around 10 hits.
    The flavor is terrible!
    What am I missing?
    Am I wrapping wrong?
    Is this normal?

    Also would this be a better setup to go with?
    Like the best of both worlds?
    http://www................../Smoktec...tip_p_196.html


    Really appreciate you guys help a newbie.
    Thanks guys.

    VAPE ON


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    can you post a pic of your build? It would be much easier to "see" if there is a problem.

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    Heck, I'm with you. I also recently got a couple of igo-L's and don't see what this whole 'dripping' craze is about.

    Maybe it has something to do with sub-ohm stuff (which I know absolutely nothing about and have no wish to get into).

    I'll be watching this thread - maybe I'll learn something.

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    Any rebuildable atomizer, dripper, genesis, other tank type, is only as good as it's build.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barbara21 View Post
    Heck, I'm with you. I also recently got a couple of igo-L's and don't see what this whole 'dripping' craze is about.

    Maybe it has something to do with sub-ohm stuff (which I know absolutely nothing about and have no wish to get into).

    I'll be watching this thread - maybe I'll learn something.
    Isnt it crazy! I dont know what the craze is. But I doubt sub ohm has to do with flavor.

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    Yea it helps to see whats going on, a properly set up dripper is awesome for flavor and vapor, even at regular resistances. even the store bought 510 drippers work very well and sell like crazy.

    if the flavor is terrible it sounds like its an airhole or misaligned coil problem. or not enough juice. you dont just soak the wick but put enough in to keep the wick wet.
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    Well, with a micro coil, you need to allow your coil to heat up a bit before you get up to vaping temperature. Also, with any coil, you need to make sure your wick is making good contact with the coil, without being so cramped as to prevent liquid from wicking into it. You can't choke the wick, otherwise you're just going to smoke some cotton. Ideally, your cotton should be able to twist down, easily slide into the coil, then untwist into a fluffier state. Once you ad fluid, it will expand. If it's too tight to untwist, then slide out, it's going to choke when it gets wet. A good gauge of this is to look at it dry, if it's not bulging out the edges of your coil, but still snug against it, you're probably good. Aside from that, make sure your air hole is directly in front of your coil. If you find that you air draw is a bit too stiff you may need to drill out the hole to 1/16. Try these tips out before dismissing dripping. You need a firm understanding of building coils and wicks in general before trying your hand a a genesis, or you'll just give yourself a headache. If you do get your coils/ wicks in order, start with an AGA-T2, or an RSST, to learn the whole new game of genesis building, before moving to something more expensive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lessifer View Post
    can you post a pic of your build? It would be much easier to "see" if there is a problem.
    Pics added!

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    from the pic:
    half the wick is dry
    the wick looks too thick for the coil
    the coil looks too far away from the airhole.

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    Quote Originally Posted by m3lov3r View Post
    Pics added!
    Well, your wick isn't fully saturated in that pic. That can't help.
    _____________Last analog: September 10th, 2013, Around 22:00 GMT -5______________
    At 0.5Ω of resistance you're pushing 7.4 amps and a whopping 27.38 watts...
    If you did that to an eGo, it would destroy a small village.

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