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    Hi Josh, welcome to the ECF.

    First do you smoke or use smokeless tobacco? Is so what do you smoke, dip or chew? Id not why is it that you want to vape?

    Second I would not go with a cigalike (one that looks like a real cigarette) because they don't perform as well as other PVs (another name for an e-cig). I spend a bit more and get an ego kit that comes wit clearomizers (even if it is one of the clones sold on Fasttech.com for around 25.00 for a starter kit.) It will give you better flavor, more vapor and, be a lot easier to refill with the juices of your choice than the one you linked.
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    I would strongly discourage you from getting that ecig you linked to. Tell us al little more about what you are looking for, how you currently smoke, etc... That will help us find you a more effective and reliable set up.
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    I currently don't smoke at all, in my whole life I've smoked about 1-2 packs but that was like a year ago. That's why most of the links lead to non-nicotine cartridges, simply because I don't really need the nicotine and just the flavor and vapor etc.

    I chose these cartridges etc. because they were really cheap, basically that's the main reason I chose these.
    But for a starter, what kind of electronic cigarette do you recommend? For me it's more about the flavor (not nessesary to be the flavor of a "real cigarette" but a flavor like strawberry, vanilla, peach etc. seems nice). And I read a bit about e-liquid or e-juice, how long would a 30ml bottle last?

    Thanks for the quick reply! (:

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    Cartridges are about the most expensive way to Vape

    Cartridge - 6 drops E-liquid.

    Cartomizer - 30 Drops e-liquid
    Cartomizer includes heating element
    Cartomizer can be topped up several times

    Check e-liquid pricing

    And I suggest if you Don't smoke - Don't Vape.
    Why fake it?
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    Wow, how long would those 30 drops last then, and what'd be the best place to buy them? (I live in Australia and I can't import e-liquid which contains nicotine or cartridges which do)

    And about the "fake" part, how'd I be faking it? Just because I chose an e-cig which looks like a real one? I just went with that one because you'd get 2 for like $10 and it seemed cheap to me for a starter, that's all. ;D I just want to see what vaping's like.

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    Hi

    I know this stuff. While it might be ok to try the kit it would be overkill to buy all those cartridges. This is a "3 piece" design - battery atomizer and cartridges. The real Achilles heel here is the atomizer. With any e-cig like this, sooner or later the atomizer fails. Once it does - you can't get a replacement from DealExtreme. A poorly made atomizer might last... an hour. A good one may last for weeks or even months. That's true of any atomizer. But this entire experience from DX.com would all be hanging on that. Buy 50 or 100 cartridges - what do you do with them if the atomizer pops in a week? No "real" places use the threading connector on these - so no help getting replacements elsewhere.

    Those particular cartridges? Might give you the equivalent of 2 to 3 cigarettes each. That's it. They have a small liquid chamber inside that is only about 1/3 of the overall size of the cartridge itself. Refillable? Sorta. If you don't mess up the foil seal inside too much just from inserting on the atty. They aren't compatible with more conventional e-cigs.

    So you could try it, just be aware that once an atty pops or a battery dies the only way to replace anything is to buy another complete kit. It's going to be a very limited experience.

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    Ah I see! Thanks for the info! What do you recommend me to get?

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    You may want to poke around here to see what people are doing => Australia - New Zealand Forum

    You guys have a lot of specific things that factor in to what to get and where. The customs issues, international $$$ shipping, is "it" available in Australia or do you have to buy outside the country... May give you a better idea what your Aussie options are and how much it will set you back.
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    Cig-a-like battery - look for a manual 510 design
    280mah(?) charger for same
    Boge standard 510 Cartomizers or XL (longer)
    Your choice of e-liquid

    2 things I'd recommend
    Go with no nic - you are not using so no need
    Pick a Flavor you like - not a Tobacco flavor
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