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How long do your coils on the Ody last ?

Discussion in 'The GG' started by steliosak, Feb 9, 2012.

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  1. steliosak

    steliosak Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 29, 2011
    Kapandriti , Hellas
    Hi everyone

    All the coils I make on the Ody last between 4 - 7 days before I have to change them (They get to gunked up or the flavour is not right)

    The one I currently has however is now at day 17 and still going strong.

    I really don't know why . The resitance / wick are from the same stock.

    What is everybodies experience on this ?
     
  2. fright88

    fright88 Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    May 21, 2011
    Loveland CO
    3-7 days here. I have popped 2 dry burning at 7.4V. My last coil went weird while dry burning it today (after 3 days). I don't know why but for some reason I can never make a coil exactly where I want it (3 ohms) so I usually end up changing them out when I decide I want to try again.
     
  3. keighles

    keighles Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    May 2, 2011
    Maryland
    I have been running mine at 1.9 ohm 3.7volts. Dry burn almost everyday and last 5-7 days. The wick has been falling apart before the coil fails. Mostly cuz I don't put it in the channels and the mouth piece threads rub it.

    ......sent from my phone.
     
  4. dspin

    dspin Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 2, 2010
    USA
    I just popped drip mode dry burning. Otherwise I would have expected at least 2 weeks like short mode. Then again tank mode should last longer. I should add - I ran approx. 24 - 27 ml in that time. My tanks. used while commuting. 2.6 @ 6v
     
  5. martinc

    martinc Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 12, 2011
    Montreal,Quebec,Canada
    Mine last a good week too...but seems to always pop or go barely working (gunked) whe I am at work...grrrrrr

    I should get on with the program and make a new one every 3-4 days or so and be done with that

    God knows I got enough wick and wire to do that for a loooong time anyways
     
  6. mwa102464

    mwa102464 Resting In Peace ECF Veteran

    I made up 30 wick/coils all at once and twisted the one NR end around small finish nails and have 3 different ohm ratings with 10 in each group around 3 finish nails and have them hanging all on a board. when I want one it is there and no need to have to worry about making one up, it's ready :2cool: Did the same with 325 & 400 SS Mesh for Genesis type Atty's seems to work great and be extra convenient for me. :2cool:
     
  7. dspin

    dspin Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 2, 2010
    USA
    I might add in tank mode I use clearest tobacco juices I have. If I used sweet juices like BWB malty toffee my coils gunk quicker.
     
  8. keighles

    keighles Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    May 2, 2011
    Maryland
    Yeah, bobas bounty is a dark sweet tabacco juice. Gunks up mine fairly quick.

    ......sent from my phone.
     
  9. steliosak

    steliosak Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 29, 2011
    Kapandriti , Hellas
    I know it happened to me and is real bummer!

    I now keep a spare emergency coil at my office just in case.
     
  10. critterbug

    critterbug Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 21, 2009
    Herein, VA
    I'm thinking that the biggest factor is juice, too. I vape sweet, dark juices and they were hell on atomizers. On the Ody, I replace my wick every 2-3 days to maintain good flavor and vapor.

    As a side note, changing the wick every couple of days is easily worthwhile to vape a good juice. I've thought about looking for a clear juice, but the amount of unwanted juice I have stockpiled is painful.
     
  11. martinc

    martinc Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 12, 2011
    Montreal,Quebec,Canada
    yeah,I like this one and that one too...it rapidly amount to having 2 dozen of 30ml bottles waiting to be vaped :laugh:
     
  12. steliosak

    steliosak Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 29, 2011
    Kapandriti , Hellas
    Thanks for the input everybody
     
  13. Poppa D

    Poppa D Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 7, 2010
    Minnesota, USA
    Same here 1.3ohm @ 3.7 volts I'm getting 24-36 hrs before changing wick. I'm trying dry burns every big tank in hopes of extending my usable wick time.
     
  14. Torqueguy

    Torqueguy Supplier's Manufacturer - Offline ECF Veteran

    May 14, 2011
    Central Virginia
    My longest ran almost 3 weeks but I now replace them once a week to keep the flavor and throat hit at optimal levels

    I run at 2.7~3.0 ohm at 7.4V
     
  15. mwa102464

    mwa102464 Resting In Peace ECF Veteran

    I like running a good 510 Atty better :)
     
  16. Killjoy1

    Killjoy1 Ω Destroyer Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Aug 15, 2011
    New Hampshire, US
    So far I've only popped one coil, the rest I tore down because I felt like making a whole different setup, so can't really say how long they would have lasted. My current one is my longest running, about a week old and have filled the "big" mode tank 5 times, probably vaped about 30ml of juice so far. Still putting all of my cartos to shame, too :) Using a light-colored juice, though.
     
  17. Yakster

    Yakster Full Member Verified Member

    Feb 20, 2011
    Australia
    Yup..
    Same here..
    A dark juice like coffee/chocolate lasts 3-4 days.
    A clear juice like sour apple/kiwi etc lasts about 2 weeks..
    Yak.
    Yak, Bright, Early <-- Pick any TWO!!
     
  18. steliosak

    steliosak Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 29, 2011
    Kapandriti , Hellas
    19 days and still going strong . I just can't believe it !

    2.6 Ohm with 3.7 V

    I have gone thru a variety of DIY juices all 50/50 PG/VG all Flavourart flavours (Espresso,Dessert Ship,Caramel,Strawberry,Green Apple, Vape Wizard,Mellow Sunset) - not all together of course

    No gunking of the coil and not a hint of burned taste , clear strong flavour:)
     
  19. martinc

    martinc Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 12, 2011
    Montreal,Quebec,Canada
    I say ninjas disassembleit in the night and put a new one in there without you knowing it
     
  20. Repent

    Repent Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 18, 2010
    Central Oregon
    Typically I do a dry burn every night to have a fresh vape the next day. Unfortunately I use primarily dark sweet juices so my coil gets gunked in only a day of vaping. I'm finding that in big mode my coil is so gunked towards the end of the juice, 1-2 mils left, that the taste is off and starting to taste burnt. I really only need a medium tank, not the tall tank. Short mode is just a little too short and tall mode is just a little too tall.
     
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