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    Default How do I make my new drip tips fit the vivi nova??

    So I bought some new stainless steel drip tips.. but to my disappointment... they dont really stay in place when i put em on my vivi nova... maybe a thicker o-ring? anyone dealt with this issue before?

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    I haven't had this issue. I have a steel drip tip on one tank and a delrin on another and they both do fine. Both are 510. I like having different colored tips so I can remember which juice is in which tank.

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    I've found it's hit or miss. Some of mine fit tight in a VN while others damn near fall out when you turn it over. I'm not that into aesthetics so I just use the ones that fit properly.
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    weird.. I guess I didnt get lucky lol

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    ahh.. have the same issue with some of my tips. I just use a white teflon tape for plumbing. I just wrap it a few times around the bottom part where the o-ring sits to make a snug fit in the nova. Been using it a few days now without problems even if i drop or put my pv in my pocket sometimes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by empot View Post
    ahh.. have the same issue with some of my tips. I just use a white teflon tape for plumbing. I just wrap it a few times around the bottom part where the o-ring sits to make a snug fit in the nova. Been using it a few days now without problems even if i drop or put my pv in my pocket sometimes.
    hmm didnt think of that.. got a ton of those for my aquarium equipment.. thanks!

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    You know, I just checked my tanks and there is a little play in the steel tip. It doesn't fall off but there's a little wiggle. I wonder if the pocket thing is the big issue. I have an eGo case and always store the novas in there when I'm transporting them. (I'm female and have a handbag.) I've never put them in a pocket. Women's trousers have teeny tiny pockets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Figgy View Post
    You know, I just checked my tanks and there is a little play in the steel tip. It doesn't fall off but there's a little wiggle. I wonder if the pocket thing is the big issue. I have an eGo case and always store the novas in there when I'm transporting them. (I'm female and have a handbag.) I've never put them in a pocket. Women's trousers have teeny tiny pockets.
    yea it fit at first.. then i wiggled it and it came off.. then i stared at it like a monkey with a rock at my office desk at work.. and started to jam it in and wiggle it out thinking that it'll eventually stick... dunno what i was thinking lol... i finally gave up and put the old drip tip on lol... hope no one in the office saw that..

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    @jeromeit - no worries. let me know how it works for you.

    @figgy - steel tip in a steel cap... hrm. not sure if pocketing them will present that big of an issue. i can see it getting worse with acrylics as they tend to deform if bent. if it gets too much wiggle, there's always plumber's tape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeromeit View Post
    So I bought some new stainless steel drip tips.. but to my disappointment... they dont really stay in place when i put em on my vivi nova... maybe a thicker o-ring? anyone dealt with this issue before?
    Wish i read this before i placed my order

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