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    I was recently laid off from work and money is tight and buying heads for my vivis and pro tank and evods is kinda not there i was wondering what size coil wire and wick r good for these i want to try my hand at rebuild please help!

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    2 or 3 mm silica for wicking will do and 28 to 32 gauge wire should be good.
    Of course these are just my opinions.
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    thats cool like i always say any info helps i just appreciate the reply

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    For the vivi's and the protanks (same for the evod's) I use 30 or 32. I find 28 too thick, unless you want really low ohms and want to put it on a mech.

    For VV/VW I would stick to 30/32g wire.

    Doesn't matter what kind or wick you are using. I agree, 3mm always works for me. I tested with double folded 3mm last week. It works, but I got too many wraps on there, so the resistance was on the high end for me. On the protank I do not use flavor wicks and not a sillicon thingy on the air tube. Gives me more flavor. Haven't tried this fat a wick on the vivi though...

    So anything from 3 - 4 X 1mm - 3 X 1.5mm - 2 X 2mm - 1 X 3 mm etc. will work. Just use what you have lying around or if you are just starting, try out what kinds of wick you like the best in terms of making a new coil and wicking capabilities. If you are tight on a budget, try to see if you can recoil with el-cheapo cotton. Look for the threads here on ECF. It wicks great. Small learning curve. I prefer German silica right now, however, is more expensive then cotton balls or cotton roll.

    The most versatile wire for clearo's is def. 32g I think.

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    If you haven't already do some searches for youtube videos on rebuilding. watch as many as You can sit through. Then You will have a lot of info options and opinions to help decide what you want to use and how you want to go about it.


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    With money tight, skip the wick and learn to use cotton from cotton balls or even q tips. Pretty sure you already have those. Some people swear by cotton for flavor, just dont let it go dry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sovran View Post
    With money tight, skip the wick and learn to use cotton from cotton balls or even q tips. Pretty sure you already have those. Some people swear by cotton for flavor, just dont let it go dry.
    For Protank I use a 5 wrap on a 1/16 drill bit and then pull cotton through the coil. I get a 1.8-2.0 coil, and make sure you prime it and let it sit for at least half an hour.
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    thanks for the info but i dont think cotton would be good for me i chain vape and get dry hits now and again thinkin that would be nasty

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    Ive never had a dry hit with cotton in Protank, it wicks really well especially with a BCC. I definitely wouldn't use it in my Igo-L.

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    Easy, review this video, everything you need to know:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6_b-uUKVJg
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