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    Default Need help on # of wraps and gauge

    Just purchased an Igo-T and would like to try out dripping in lieu of using a tank. How many wraps and what gauge does everyone recommend for a single or double coil build?
    I have been using a kayfun for the last month with 12 wraps of 28ga. on 5/64" bit and that seems to be working fine for now.
    Just looking for some good direction to start dripping and a good coil to start with. BTW I'm using cotton as a wick material. Thanks

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    I use a SS Quasar by Cosmic innovations with 6 wraps of 24 guage wire. Comes out to 0.190 ohms. I honestly never drip mine unless I test it with a reader. But I think 28 gauge wire with 8-10 wraps would be great for dual coil. I do know on one of the sits it claims "The manufacturer recommends that you do not exceed 7.5 amps with this device."

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    Dual coil - 28g Kanthal at 7-10 wraps should land you between 1.4-1.9 if you have ~1.5mm inner diameter.

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    Hop over to youtube and watch some of Riptrippers vids. He's built in about everything with bunches of coil configs.
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    If you find a single coil you like with 28 gauge, you can wrap 2 the same way with 32 gauge and get pretty close to the same resistance.

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    I have a dual coil and wrap 6 wraps with 28kanthal, it registers around .6ohms which vapes nicely. not too hot but mucho vapor

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    One thing you MUST do is check the resistance of any coil you make before you use it on a mechanical mod. Use an Ohm's law calculator and be sure the battery you are using is up to providing the amps the build will take.
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    I run a 5/64 bit with 28 guage and 5 wraps running dual coil at 0.5 ohms. It vapes great and around 8.5 amp on a 30 amp vtc4.


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    OK, I don't think I want to sub-ohm vape quite yet as I need to do more research on batteries. Don't have a 30 amp as of yet.
    As far as single coils go I am shooting for 1.8 ohms and have 28ga kanthal.
    I did find an app for the iPhone (iVape) that will come in hand. It's not a broad spectrum app but it does bring things into perspective a bit.

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    Nine wraps on a piece of coat hanger wire (2mm) of 28 should get you very close to 1.8.

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