Competition: Longest functioning coil/wick

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  1. tmel

    tmel Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Here we go! Unflavored users may have a slight edge....

    The person with the oldest, best looking coil and SAME cotton wick will win 5 cotton balls!!!!

    Built and wicked on 2/19

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  2. Raynman

    Raynman Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Don't know the date I wicked it but I think my Ceramic might win hands down therefore I won't enter.

    ETA didn't notice cotton until reread.
     
  3. tmel

    tmel Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I appreciate your sportsmanship! Sounds like you're afraid of losing to us cotton users though....!
     
  4. Hypatia

    Hypatia Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Er, I'm on my second cotton wick today. But I vape BB. That stuff is rough on the coil and wicks. However, it is the same coil from 2/16 (I remember I wrapped it real fast, cuz the Walking Dead was coming on, lol).


    In the process of rewicking this afternoon:
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    Here it is 2 hours later:

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    Is there a boobie prize for shortest lasting wick/coil?
     
  5. Raynman

    Raynman Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Well if you insist..... Still not entered but it's at least a month old.
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  6. MichelleOhio

    MichelleOhio Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Why do my coils look so YUCK after just a couple weeks?? A month old, Raynman? Wow.
     
  7. Raynman

    Raynman Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Because I can dry burn with ceramic.
     
  8. JayTater

    JayTater Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Man, I change my cotton daily. Mrs Tater gets new ekowool weekly, and her coils get NASTY!!
     
  9. supertrunker

    supertrunker Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    i made my R41 coil in 2013 - the silica i change once a week, so no prize for me either, but if i went with ss mesh i'd forget how to make coils!

    T
     
  10. Un5tab1e

    Un5tab1e Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I have to get me some of this ceramic you speak of Raynman.

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  11. supertrunker

    supertrunker Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Be careful - it's very brittle! And hot wrapping a coil can help depending on what you use.

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  12. Filthy-Beast

    Filthy-Beast Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I also run ceramic and will get bored with this coil long before I have issues with it.
     
  13. Ian444

    Ian444 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    What's with the gaps between the coils FB? A new experiment?
     
  14. Filthy-Beast

    Filthy-Beast Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Yes, and I think I like it. When I'm not travelling as much I'll try more side by side comparisons. This is a 1.2 ohm coil with 29 gauge kanthal and I'm getting more flavor.
     
  15. Raynman

    Raynman Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    This is where I sourced it from. http://http://sngvapor.com/RBA/Wire/XC132 I also used a #59 drill bit through the hallow part of the ceramic and wrapped the coil around both. Mount the coil and pull out the bit and you're good to go.
     
  16. rudy4653

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    coil.jpg - Ceramic after 3 weeks!


     
  17. jifjifjif

    jifjifjif Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Unflavored juice or just a light colored juice? Looks great.
     
  18. rudy4653

    rudy4653 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I do pretty much the same. I changed from 6 wrap of 30g to 8 wraps of 29g. Insert pin, wrap coil around, mount, slip out pin. Voila! Leave a little space between coil wraps unlike when I use cotton I crunch coils together. With the ceramic I leave space to hold the juice better.
     
  19. ric23

    ric23 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Not thread hi-jacking as I intend to participate in this competition soon, but is it normal that I change my cotton wick almost everyday? I am using 28g micro with 8 wraps and unflavored 12mg/with some menthol. Maybe it's they way I dry burn and clean my coil? Any advice? I do notice that my cotton lasts longer on a newly built coil, but only a day on a dry-burned one.

    Thanks! I can donate an extra 5 cotton balls for the top price since I kinda intruded! :toast:
     
  20. Hypatia

    Hypatia Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I think for us that rewick daily (or more often), I'm guessing they'll want US to be the ones to pay in the cotton balls :laugh:.

    BTW: I run the same coil: 28ga 8 wrap micro. Nice choice, IMHO, lol!
     
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