Anyone found a good place to buy Ekowool/Silica wick?
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    Default Anyone found a good place to buy Ekowool/Silica wick?

    So, the title kinda says it all. 2 days into using silica and I prefer it leaps and bounds over SS mesh. I'm not going to argue this or that and pros and cons, because that's a finite fact and preferences are preferences.

    That being said, does anyone have a preferred vendor for Silica and/or Ekowool?

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    I buy ekowool & xc-116 ceramic wick online from Big Tex Vapor. I don't know how they compare to other vendors price wise, but they usually have both in stock.
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    What do you think of the xc-116? Is there a significant factor that justifies the price? Longevity, performance, heat resistance? I'm open to new wicking systems other than ss mesh and cotton

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    Kidney Puncher is pretty cheap for Ekowool

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy Evans View Post
    Kidney Puncher is pretty cheap for Ekowool
    While I prefer US vendors to Ebay, and am willing to pay a reasonable premium to keep the US vendors in business, Kidney Puncher is literally double the price of the Ebay seller, and that's including shipping from Europe.

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    According to Ekowool's website they have realized that us vapers are using the stuff. It says on their website they are now accepting paypal for purchase from "E-Smokers". I don't know if they still have a minimum order requirement but I thought I'd throw it out there. They did also say it would come direct from their factory in Poland or Russia.

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    Mr wicks on Ebay is in TX so its still going to US vendor. Its great stuff and very reasonable. If you order from EKOWool direct, from what I read there it seems that the min order is 120? I dont know how much they send and how much the shipping is. Might be a good deal if you split the order with a few people. Maybe someone can do a co-op.

    Ive been using it for a few days, as far as any large difference i cant really taste or see any larger production in vapour either. What I do like is that it is a very tidy wick. NOt as much fraying, actually except for the cut ends its very sturdy. It can take a lot of torching.

    I usually use good silica from Vaporbase that comes from Germany and its great stuff and sturdy but it does start to age faster.
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    I mainly use German double-twisted silica that I get from RTDVapor for $1 per foot. Taste, performance, and durability is just way better than standard silica. Just ordered some Ekowool from SteamMonkey to try.

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