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    Default Whats The Difference in E-Juice (PG/VG/DV)?

    Been trying to search the forum but couldnt find the answer. Whats the difference between the e-juices? Whats your preference and why?

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    To minimalize it
    PG= stronger throat hit, better flavor
    VG= Mellow TH and flavor, more vapor
    Never heard of DV
    I personally can't use higher than 80% pg 20% vg because it is too harsh and gives me a sore throat and like the vapor. Your millage may vary.

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    WELCOME TO THE ECF

    Here's a full explanation to your question:

    Propylene Glycol (PG) Vegetable Glycerin ( VG) Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)

    The ECF library has all the info you need on many subjects.

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    I'm using a 70vg/30pg blend with the juices I make. Like Calico said, VG gives more vapor...much more. I did have to add a few extra drops of flavoring to be able to taste it good with this ratio. My sore throat went away too. I do want more of a throat hit, so I'm going to try a 50/50 blend. If the sore throat returns, I'll go back to the 70/30 blend or try 60/40. I love the experimenting vaping allows.

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    I won't put any higher than 20% VG in slim ecig cartomizers. VG is thick. Your method of vaping will somewhat determine which ratios you can expect to work well. If a juice doesn't flow fast enough to wick to the coil and keep it damp you will get burnt taste, can singe cartos, damage attys, etc.

    Normal Atomizer - any PG/VG as long as it flows at least as fast as you vape it

    Plain stuffing cartos - I think 20% or less VG works best to get quality reuse out of cartos

    Dual coil cartos (for BIG batteries only 450mah+) - some say they can use 100% VG

    Reservoir cartos and tanks - like the thickness of 20-30% VG, work with thinner but may be more prone to leaking, may work with some thinner 50/50 juices
    Last edited by dormouse; 10-28-2011 at 11:32 PM.

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    Nice! Looks like I have to go buy some more e-juice and get to mixing because I think all I bought was PG. LOL.

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    PG works fine with any method though it makes little vapor. It's certainly fine for your first juice while you should for others. But nicotine in 100% PG can be irritating.

    Most decent real eliquid shops offer at least a couple of choices of PG/VG ratio for all or some of their juices. The shops that don't offer choices or don't tell the ratio are not juice makers and some are just reselling Chinese juice.

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