80PG/20VG mix. Just made it. Can I use it right away?

Discussion in 'DIY E-Liquid' started by tdinello, Jun 17, 2013.

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  1. tdinello

    tdinello Senior Member ECF Veteran

    I just made a mix of just made an 80/20 PG/VG mix. How long do I have to wait before I use it?
     
  2. Liv2Ski

    Liv2Ski Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Yup Vape Away! If it is a simple flavor than steeping won't be that big of a deal. More complex creations do take some time to reach their full potential. But they too can be hit right after mixing. Have fun
     
  3. tdinello

    tdinello Senior Member ECF Veteran

    I know flavors need to steep. I was asking about the plain PG/VG mix.
     
  4. Liv2Ski

    Liv2Ski Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    If just plain Pg/Vg mix it and vape it.
     
  5. tdinello

    tdinello Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Thanks. I didn't know if the PG needed to meld with the VG for a certain time before adding flavor and NIC.
     
  6. Iffy

    Iffy Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Just insure that it is WELL MIXED so that the blend is consistent. The VG has a tenancy to settle due to its viscosity.
     
  7. tdinello

    tdinello Senior Member ECF Veteran

    That is what I wanted to know. I shook the Dickens out of it and then let it sit awhile and repeated before I started to mix with flavor and NIC. I hope I got it mixed well enough. D I need to mix before each use or will it stay mixed for a certain amount of time? There was no water added. Just 80%PG and 20%VG.
     
  8. Liv2Ski

    Liv2Ski Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I make my base in 500 ml batches. Shake the snot out of it and once combined I have never seen it separate. I just checked a 200 ml bottle of base that has sat for at least one month (undisturbed) and I would classify it as a homogeneous solution (same uniform appearance throughout). hope that helps
     
  9. tdinello

    tdinello Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Does the base contain NIC or just your PG/VG mix?
     
  10. Liv2Ski

    Liv2Ski Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Base contains nic at 13mg/ml. 100 mg/ml nic in 100% Pg so 13 mls nic, 67 mls Pg, 20 mls Vg per 100 ml batch.

    I have 4+ liters of nic (all in PG). Some in the freezer and some in the mini fridge. Some nic is approaching the 2 year mark and is still crystal clear and fully mixed if you are also wondering about nic base :).
     
  11. tdinello

    tdinello Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Thanks. That is the kind of information I was looking for. Thanks again.
     
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