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  1. wedoitall

    wedoitall Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    More/less cotton? Coil positioning ? Wick positioning ? I would appreciate any and all advice . This is an igo w with drilled out air holes. Vaping on a mech ImageUploadedByTapatalk1394486303.207006.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1394486317.298740.jpg ImageUploadedByTapatalk1394486336.852824.jpg


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  2. Smlexy

    Smlexy Full Member

    Apr 3, 2013
    New York, NY, USA
    I'd use less cotton on the tails and density. For me i cut the cotton at about deck width or just long enough to tuck under the coil, and for thickness you want it to have just a little resistance when threading through. If your getting a funny taste wash your hands before handling the cotton. If you still get a funny taste try boiling the cotton a couple times.
     
  3. k702

    k702 Super Member ECF Veteran

    Is that that macro coil rip trippers did? Looks fine I guess seems like a bit much cotton but if its macro rip said to use a bunch.

    Hows it vape?
     
  4. wedoitall

    wedoitall Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I actually just cut the tails as Smexly suggested the width of the deck and vape is great. I think I'm gonna move the coils up just a fuzz. That way they can get alil more air over the coils . It was alil warm


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  5. wedoitall

    wedoitall Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oh it's a micro coil


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  6. k702

    k702 Super Member ECF Veteran

    Don't know why my mind is making it look so big lol. Probably those huge puffs of cotton lol.
     
  7. Still138

    Still138 Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    You can also tr moving the coils a bit towards the center next time for easier stuffing and cleaner look. (Not to mention getting more air directly on the coil rather than on an angle)
     
  8. wedoitall

    wedoitall Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    You mean center between the posts or pushing toward the posts? That's another thing I was for sure about, How long or short I should make the legs .


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  9. super_X_drifter

    super_X_drifter SQUONK 'EM IF YOU GOT 'EM Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 4, 2012
    Somewhere out there
    Moving the coils up will increase TH. Like others say above, closer to the edge of the deck and air source will produce a better vape with less TH.

    The heat is not caused by coil position, it is that the resistance is lower than your sweet spot. To reduce heat you would want to increase resistance :)

    And FYI those look a little bigger in diameter than a micro coil.

    Here's a fact sheet to clear up the confusion created by the you tube vid jocks:
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  10. supertrunker

    supertrunker Living sarcasm Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Oct 12, 2012
    Texas
    i think you overdid the cotton is all.
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    The coils look great.

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  11. wedoitall

    wedoitall Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Thanks that helps a bunch and expanded my noobular mind :) I used the smallest rod in the artistic gizmo set . I measured it at 0.062"/1.59 mm on my calipers .


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  12. super_X_drifter

    super_X_drifter SQUONK 'EM IF YOU GOT 'EM Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 4, 2012
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    Oh that's the perfect size rod :). Good work. Photos can be deceiving :)
     
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