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    Hey everyone, got my Kayfun Lite+ v2 yesterday and been loving it! Having one small problem with it though. Everytime I fill it after it's either empty or I've rebuilt it, it leaks out of the air hole and gurgles. I just tip it on it's side or blow out a little bit and it goes away, but I'm wondering if there's a way to avoid this?

    On a side note, does anyone run 100% VG juices through these? I put some Boba's in it and within a few minutes I toasted the cotton. Adjust the airflow maybe, didn't try? Might have just upped the volts a little too much though...
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    Are you filling it from the top? If so, you're flooding the chamber when you screw the cap on. If you fill from the top, start the cap on a couple of threads, then flip it upside down and finish screwing the cap on. This way you avoid forcing liquid into the chamber. When it floods, put a tissue over the air hole, hold it upside down and blow through it to clear it out.

    I prefer to fill mine from the bottom fill screw and avoid the flooding altogether.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenho21 View Post
    Hey everyone, got my Kayfun Lite+ v2 yesterday and been loving it! Having one small problem with it though. Everytime I fill it after it's either empty or I've rebuilt it, it leaks out of the air hole and gurgles. I just tip it on it's side or blow out a little bit and it goes away, but I'm wondering if there's a way to avoid this?

    On a side note, does anyone run 100% VG juices through these? I put some Boba's in it and within a few minutes I toasted the cotton. Adjust the airflow maybe, didn't try? Might have just upped the volts a little too much though...
    How are you filling it? By taking the top cap off or removing the fill screw and filling from the bottom?

    Edit: ^ Beat me to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenho21 View Post
    Hey everyone, got my Kayfun Lite+ v2 yesterday and been loving it! Having one small problem with it though. Everytime I fill it after it's either empty or I've rebuilt it, it leaks out of the air hole and gurgles. I just tip it on it's side or blow out a little bit and it goes away, but I'm wondering if there's a way to avoid this?

    On a side note, does anyone run 100% VG juices through these? I put some Boba's in it and within a few minutes I toasted the cotton. Adjust the airflow maybe, didn't try? Might have just upped the volts a little too much though...
    If I don't fill mine with a syringe and use the bottle it will do this. I think using the syringe keeps it from overfilling into the chamber, because, unlike the bottle tip, the fill hole is not blocked by the needle poking through, allowing excess juice to flow out. Just a guess since it seems consistant.

    With a thicker juice you'll want to at least tighten the airflow to induce additional negative pressure in the chamber to help pull the juice in. I may also be too much power as well. What resistance coil and when are you pushing through it interms of volts/watts?
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    Prefer to flood my russian after I rebuild it. It lets me know the wick is nice and saturated.

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    I'm filling it from the bottom with a bottle. That's what I was thinking: filling from the bottom with a bottle doesn't allow airflow/juiceflow out of the chamber so it floods...

    running 1.5Ω 28g a micro. Think I was at 4.1 or 4.2 when it singed the cotton. I'm pretty sure it was just a combo of slightly too little airflow and higher volts.
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    make sure you're not overfilling it either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenho21 View Post
    I'm filling it from the bottom with a bottle. That's what I was thinking: filling from the bottom with a bottle doesn't allow airflow out of the chamber so it floods...

    running 1.5Ω 28g a micro. Think I was at 4.1 or 4.2 when it singed the cotton. I'm pretty sure it was just a combo of slightly too little airflow and higher volts.
    Also be careful not to overfill it. I've noticed wicking issues when there isn't enough air space left in the tank.

    When I fill mine from the bottom, I generally stop when the liquid gets just past the clear section.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alkaiser View Post
    make sure you're not overfilling it either.
    I fill until a little juice comes out of the fill hole...
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    Also, one of the kayfuns flaws (which user error really, I know from experience) is that it's easy to rebuild it and think you have everything back together tight but its not. It looks normal but its not air tight. Double check everything.

    Oh, and use a needle, not the bottle. I think the bottle can put too much pressure and blow juice through the system. I use a needle and put in 4ml.
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