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    Ok guys - I'm there. Having the tedious adventure of finding the right juice and flavors for me and figuring out why certain things are happening or not happening when I refill cartomizers. First question : Can someone recommend the best caromizers please? I've used V2 and Cigeasy so far. I thought about getting into the whole changing out the inner batting thing but it sounds like a big pain in the .... Is it possible to boil them to get the old flavor out? How many times can I fill one before it is worn out? Any and all help appreciated!

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    I've not tried cleaning cartos but here's a youtube on it. A PBusardo Tutorial - How I clean my Boge 510 LR Cartos - YouTube
    I'm going to be reading the replies you are going to get because I have some of the same questions! Thanks for asking them
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    Have you ever thought about switching to the bottom coil phoenix from gotvapes? It looks like a cartomizer and is the same shape, however it doesnt have fill. They dont leak a drop and have a great vape. They last a very long time and can be easily cleaned.

    If you do want to stay with a cartomzier with fill, I suggest the cartomizers that smokeless image sells. They are horizontal bottom coil. They dont burn nearly as easily as other companies. I have a video on youtube that actually teaches how to turn one into a drip tester. In the video, I show the difference between the smokeless image and other cartomizers by showing you the inside. How to make your own Juice tester with an old cartomizer - YouTube

    I personally would not bother trying to boil them. Its hit or miss as to whether they will work after. Try using similar flavors in them if you really want to use a different juice in one. Or better yet, take a look at the phoenix. One of my videos discusses that too.

    As far as how long a carto lasts, that depends on your juice. High PG and dark juices will make it go bad faster. The thicker the juice, the more it "gunks" up. With the smokeless image one, I was able to refill them over and over. They lasted me about 1 month using 70vg/30pg juice
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    Hello, IMHO Boge cartos are great! I've been using them for well over a year and so far no serious complaints other than the occasional defective one. Personally I never clean my cartos, I get a good 40 mls through mine before the taste seems to die off and it's time to toss. Cleaning them was always a crap shoot for me with a 50/50 survival rate and then the taste and ohm rating just was never the same.
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    Yeah I also spent lots of time cleaning cartos every way possible and they were just never the same and they last maybe another 2 days. The problem was after boiling them the filler would harden and was much less absorbent- worked great if I poked holes with a hairpin in the "crunchy" filler but just wasn't worth it. Now using clearos and very happy with the result.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mroutlaw View Post
    Have you ever thought about switching to the bottom coil phoenix from gotvapes? It looks like a cartomizer and is the same shape, however it doesnt have fill. They dont leak a drop and have a great vape. They last a very long time and can be easily cleaned.

    If you do want to stay with a cartomzier with fill, I suggest the cartomizers that smokeless image sells. They are horizontal bottom coil. They dont burn nearly as easily as other companies. I have a video on youtube that actually teaches how to turn one into a drip tester. In the video, I show the difference between the smokeless image and other cartomizers by showing you the inside. How to make your own Juice tester with an old cartomizer - YouTube

    I personally would not bother trying to boil them. Its hit or miss as to whether they will work after. Try using similar flavors in them if you really want to use a different juice in one. Or better yet, take a look at the phoenix. One of my videos discusses that too.

    As far as how long a carto lasts, that depends on your juice. High PG and dark juices will make it go bad faster. The thicker the juice, the more it "gunks" up. With the smokeless image one, I was able to refill them over and over. They lasted me about 1 month using 70vg/30pg juice
    Also I will check out the above- thanks Mroutlaw!
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    thanks all - will look into Boge cartos also - and I found a carto cleaner on another thread : Cartomizer/Atomizer Cleaning Kit - With 10ml Control Syringe, Luer-lock compatible w/cleaning tubes and instructions

    What do you think of this? Look like it might work?

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    Absolutely try the GotVapes Phoenix bottom coil carto's. They are awsome. Fantastic flavor using them. And they can be cleaned and dry burned if they get gunked up. I have used 70/30 all the way to 100% VG and have not had any issues with them. I've tried at least a dozen different cartomizer and tank styles and I am sold on the Phoenix bottom coil (for now anyway until something new wows me). Make sure you DO NOT get the TOP coil one. The top coils are crap. Dry hits and leakage, very disappointed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WallyO View Post
    Absolutely try the GotVapes Phoenix bottom coil carto's. They are awsome. Fantastic flavor using them. And they can be cleaned and dry burned if they get gunked up. I have used 70/30 all the way to 100% VG and have not had any issues with them. I've tried at least a dozen different cartomizer and tank styles and I am sold on the Phoenix bottom coil (for now anyway until something new wows me). Make sure you DO NOT get the TOP coil one. The top coils are crap. Dry hits and leakage, very disappointed.
    I agree the bottom coil are better, but they have fixed the top coil issues now.

    The bottom coil are much better though. Get the 2.4-2.6ohm
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    After a little over a year of cleaning polyfill cartos, I'm finally realizing that I really hate cleaning polyfill cartos! With a passion!
    My best advice for cartos for refilling is just to skip them altogether and go for the new fillerless ones coming out (yeah, like the ones mentioned above).
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