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Banana Cream Pie

Discussion in 'E-Liquid Recipes' started by redbox13, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. redbox13

    redbox13 Full Member

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    Hi all, this will be my first recipe posted, I hope you enjoy it, as much as I have. It's kind of rich, but then so is a good banana cream pie right?

    I use a VG based 150 mg nic solution that I cut down to 15mg. Here are the amounts and percentages that i used in my mix.

    In a 10ml amber GLASS bottle I added in the following order:

    1.0ml (10%) 150mg nic VG from ecx (was ordered as 100mg and I got a 50mg bonus)
    3.2ml (32%) PG
    4.0ml (40%) VG
    0.7ml (7%) Capella Banana
    0.7ml (7%) TFA Graham Cracker Crust
    0.4ml (4%) Capella Vanilla Custard

    I then add on top of that:

    5 drops of ethyl maltol in PGA
    4 drops of Vape Wizard from FlavorArt
    2 drops of acetyl pyrazine

    Put the top on, shake well. Put in a hot water bath for EXACTLY 5-15 minutes :confused:, shaking a couple times while it's in there. Let is sit for roughly 12 hours, then vape.

    I am currently vaping it on an eVic, set on 6w output, with a 2.4 ohm Vision 2.0 knock off from DiscountVapers.com. I hope you guys enjoy it as much as i do. It's not an all day vape, as it is very rich, but it is a good desert vape IMO.

    BTW, thanks to all of you guys for the info I have garnered over the last few weeks, of research into DIY. You have all helped tremendously.
     
  2. GrannyM

    GrannyM Super Member ECF Veteran

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    Hey Redbox,

    Thanks for the recipe. Sounds like a good one! :)

    However, I'm a little concerned about your understanding of nic concentration. Surely you didn't buy nic at 150 mg/ml? :ohmy: Perhaps you can clarify what you mean by 50 mg bonus?
     
  3. redbox13

    redbox13 Full Member

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    I ordered 100mg nic, and received 150 mg nic, which I consider a 50% bonus.

    My understanding of nic concentration is just fine, my explanation however may not be. ;)
     
  4. GrannyM

    GrannyM Super Member ECF Veteran

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    Well then, color me confused, lol.
    I wasn't aware that any vendor sold nic over 100 mg/ml to the general public. Guess I wouldn't want to go there personally, but to each their own.
     
  5. redbox13

    redbox13 Full Member

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    It's labeled as 100mg, but when I run a test on it, it is actually 150mg. :), sorry for the confusion. I figure that since I am blending it anyway, I get to use less nic base, because it's stronger. So for the same money I get 50% more nicotine. That's a bonus where I come from, and am happy for it, I am also glad that I got the nicotine test kit, or I would be vaping at 22mg when I want to vape at 15mg.
     
  6. GrannyM

    GrannyM Super Member ECF Veteran

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    Ok, now I'm understanding where you're coming from.

    However, it's a little disconcerting that your nic base is testing so much higher over what it should be.
     
  7. redbox13

    redbox13 Full Member

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    I understand that, but not gonna look a gift horse in the mouth.
     
  8. Gloria

    Gloria Super Member ECF Veteran

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    I hope that you reported the discrepancy to the vendor?

    You may consider it a gift, but how about somebody who didn't test it and thinks they've cut it to 36mg, but it's really at 54mg.

    ETA: This really is a serious matter. Please report this nic issue to the vendor ASAP.
     
  9. Iffy

    Iffy Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    [​IMG] PLEASE tell me the vendor you purchased this nic from!
     
  10. redbox13

    redbox13 Full Member

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    Someone reported it to them, and they messaged me, and we are in the process of an exchange. Concerns addressed!!!

    To Iffy: It's in my post, you just have to look harder. But I'm with you on the sentiment.
     
  11. Gloria

    Gloria Super Member ECF Veteran

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    Thanks much for the follow up redbox!! :)
     
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