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    Default Got some questions about "Dripping" Attys

    I was looking into getting a dripping atty for my mod. I was just trying to get some info on them before buying any kind of dripping atty. Are all the " dripping " attys rebuildable? Is there anything I should look for when purchasing one? What part of the Atty is able to be rebuilt and is it difficult? I never saw or used one. I just would like the option to easy try out flavors instead of putting them in my tank an then clean it all if I do not like the flavor. Anyone got any info they can add? Sorry for the Noob question but you never know if you don't ask

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    As far as I'm aware all drippers are rebuildable due to how they're designed. The 'rebuildable' part is the coil and wick assembly, which is generally hand-wrapped by the end-user, you, with Kanthal or nichrome wire and silica, Ekowool, SS mesh, or another wick material. Some do come pre-coiled from the factory but the ones I've seen tend to be wrapped around 2ohm +/- 0.2ohm (one I got from a reputable manufacturer was supposed to be 2ohm and came to 2.6ohm though, so who knows), and if you're using a mechanical you're going to want to rebuild at a lower resistance most likely. If you have a VV/VW mod, a 2ohm coil would be acceptable and usable..but eventually you're going to have to either buy a new wick/coil assembly (if offered) or learn to rebuild it yourself with materials. It's really not that hard to be honest, just get a multimeter from Radioshack and some Kanthal wire/silica wick and play around with wrapping the wire and checking the resistance, once you get a feel for it, wrap it on the RDA's posts and check the ohms one more time before putting it on your mod and trying it out.

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    Thanks for your response. Any brand of dripping atty you recommend?

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    I forgot to add** any brand you recommend that is at a cheap price? Since I just want to use to test my juices mainly. An to use for a "change up" for a few pulls here an there.

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    There are many drippers that are not rebuildable and perfect for testing flavors. The most popular are 510 atties, 306 atties, and on the higher end the HH357. They are very simple to use, drop a few drops of liquid in wait a second then vape away. When you start getting a nasty taste, drip some more in. I can't speak for the other 2, but with the 306 to clean it you can simply blow out the excess into a paper towel. After taking it off your battery of course

    Concerning getting into Rebuildable Dripping Atomizers (RDAs). They are not great for testing flavors as you have to rinse the wick off and let it dry a bit before you can move on to the next flavor. They have great taste and the igo-l holds about 15 drops. I just posted this for someone else...

    I bought an Igo-L for my first and love it. Building coils isn't hard if you watch some videos first. I wouldn't bother looking for pre-made coils, it really is pretty easy.

    Here's my what my first order consisted of...
    IGO-L Rebuildable Atomizer (Dripper) IGOL_RBA 1 $14.99
    A1 Kanthal Wire - 3.25ft Spooled
    Kanthal Wire Gauge Options
    34 AWG
    A1KW34AWG-016 1 $1.65
    A1 Kanthal Wire - 3.25ft Spooled
    Kanthal Wire Gauge Options
    32 AWG
    A1KW32AWG-020 1 $1.65
    Silica Wick - 3.25ft
    Silica Wick Size Options
    2.0mm Wick
    SilicaWick2mm 1 $2.69
    Silica Wick - 3.25ft
    Silica Wick Size Options
    3.5mm Wick
    SilicaWick35mm 1 $2.79

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    I have a Smoktech RBA on the way from here...
    SMOKTech RDA Rebuildable Atomizer

    Not hear yet but it was dirt cheap and I see good reviews about it. Buy a drip tip if you don't have one. I have a blue K101 mod so I got a blue one and a blue aluminum drip tip. Should be styling enough for an old dude.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brfrompa View Post
    I have a Smoktech RBA on the way from here...
    SMOKTech RDA Rebuildable Atomizer

    Not hear yet but it was dirt cheap and I see good reviews about it. Buy a drip tip if you don't have one. I have a blue K101 mod so I got a blue one and a blue aluminum drip tip. Should be styling enough for an old dude.
    Brent
    I had seen another smoketech one. It looked like it had a drum like style to it. I think it was around 6-7 bucks. I don't remember where I saw it or what it was called but I was thinking about looking for it an picking it up as my first one. I will look around for the atty and post the link if I can find it. See what you guys think.

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    Igo W is pretty easy. My first dripper, and still using it.

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    Just get a 510 atomizer from most online vape stores. It is not rebuildable, but will be a great introduction to dripping. All you need is the atty and some juice and you are good to go.

    If you enjoy the experience (and you probably will) then you can look in to getting a RDA like an igo-l or something else that requires you buy wick and wire - but in the meantime, if you want to keep it simple, a 510 atty is the way to go. You can get one for less than $5 that will usually last you a good few weeks of constant use.


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    Igo-w. 3 posts, lot of room to practice your builds, and about $15.

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