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    Default What mix of PG/VG?

    I just got a new PV ordered about 5 mins ago. Now, I am looking at all the e-juices. I read up a bit on PG/VG and basically found out that VG provides more vapor and PG provides more throat hit. I am looking for a lot of vapor production but also the throat hit has to be there as well. I smoke full flavor Marlboro's so I am looking to get something that is comparable to that in TH.

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    With my limited experience but immense lurking ability here, I think the higher the VG the more vapor you will get. Throat hit seems to come from the nicotine content but can also be influenced by certain flavors. Hopefully someone with more knowledge will chime in.

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    I prefer the most VG as possible, because PG seems to irritate my throat in a bad way if I vape too much of it. I usually just go with the recommended ratios for the particular e-liquid. Depending on the particular liquid, 100% VG can still give you a great throat hit (Boba's Bounty, for example).

    Besides throat hit and vapor production, PG liquid is typically "thin," while VG is typically "thick." This may be a concern if you are using clearomizers or tanks. A high PG ratio may cause leakage, or a high VG ratio may be too thick to seep toward the atomizer coil. I've never had a problem with this using cartomizers though.

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    What are you going to be using (carto, tank, clearo, dripping)?

    spooty is pretty much spot on with his post. You'll want to stick with a higher PG ratio since you'll get a bit more throat hit with it.

    edit: How much do you currently smoke? If you're around a pack a day I'd recommend going with 18-24mg liquid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spooty View Post
    With my limited experience but immense lurking ability here, I think the higher the VG the more vapor you will get. Throat hit seems to come from the nicotine content but can also be influenced by certain flavors. Hopefully someone with more knowledge will chime in.
    yep nicotine content is the biggest influence for th, and vg for the vapor porduction. as to what ratio to use that depends on what type of a set up you ordered.

    drip atty setup- and ratio will work from 100%pg-100%vg
    cartomizer/clearomizer set up- generally 80pg/20vg is recommended(which is the best overall ratio imho) but higher vg can work but may not wick fast enough causing dry hits
    with most tank setups- you wanna stick with 80/20 or 70/30 some use higher vg but i find it doesnt wick well for me

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    I use a 50/50 mix Halo ejuice Prime15 24mg nic.It has plenty of TH,and vapor,plus it tastes awesome too.It is a really good tobaco flavor that does NOT have the harsh after taste.Now if you want that harsh tobaco taste Halo has Torgue56,which has a serious harsh tobaco taste,but it is not sickly harsh it is pleasant-TH,and vapor output.

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    It's personal preference. VG produces more vapor. PG produces more throat hit. Some say that PG provides more flavor but in my experience, that's not true at all. 50/50 PG/VG is a good place to start. I've vaped a lot of combinations. I tend to prefer higher VG juices, but that's just me.

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    It's all a matter of individual choice.

    I'd start with a higher percentage PG juice. It will deliver more of the snap, crackle and pop so beloved by carto users. Higher PG carries flavor better than higher VG. You can use less flavoring to make a tasty high PG juice. Less flavoring ingredients will extend the life of coils and carto filler.

    Higher percentage VG will produce a little more vapor and will be easier to inhale. However, some say inhaling high % VG vapor leaves a heavy feeling their lungs.

    I started with a high percentage PG juice. Later on I switched to something different, as shown in my signature.
    Sigelei Zmax V3 and V5. 22mm XL IBTanked. Smok single coil unpunched, no-flange 2.0Ω XL cartos. Unflavored DIY 95/5 VG/H2O 12mg nicotine with Xtreme Vaping nicotine base. Vaping since 11/19/2011. 35-year cigarette habit ended 4/22/2012.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Strigoi View Post
    What are you going to be using (carto, tank, clearo, dripping)?

    spooty is pretty much spot on with his post. You'll want to stick with a higher PG ratio since you'll get a bit more throat hit with it.

    edit: How much do you currently smoke? If you're around a pack a day I'd recommend going with 18-24mg liquid.

    Tank system.

    Can someone recommend a good e-juice supplier that offers all the different ratios? I want to get some with higher PG and some with higher VG just to test a couple of them out. I am also trying to find RY4 in these different ratios.

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    Johnsoncreeksmokejuice.com is one.They use strickly VG smoke juice.Rockymountainvapor.com uses a 70/30 mix(PG/VG).Alienvapor.com you get to chose your own mix ratio.

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