... is sub ohming?

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  1. Jamie.leigh23

    Jamie.leigh23 Full Member

    Jan 21, 2014
    Epping, NH
    Total newbie...totally confused. Can someone explain it? Thanks a bunch.


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  2. bacc.vap

    bacc.vap Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 18, 2011
    Virtualville
    It's vaping with an atomizer coil(s) that has a resistance to electricity of less than one ohm. Usually only done by those that build their own coils.
     
  3. Jamie.leigh23

    Jamie.leigh23 Full Member

    Jan 21, 2014
    Epping, NH
    Ok, thanks...what does that do, I mean, what's the effect?


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  4. bacc.vap

    bacc.vap Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 18, 2011
    Virtualville
    Generally it's going to result in a warmer vape with more vapor.
     
  5. TheReign

    TheReign Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 31, 2013
    Kaua'i - Nevada
  6. Denrock316

    Denrock316 Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 31, 2010
    Ohio, USA
    Generally you need a larger than stock air hole and a mechanical mod. Most importantly you need good batteries and good knowledge of battery safety as well as an understanding of ohms law.
     
  7. tj99959

    tj99959 ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Aug 13, 2011
    utah
    Sub ohm was one step in learning what can be done with a coil. It's sort of 'old hat' by todays standards, there are safer, better, ways to do things now.
     
  8. lightbud404

    lightbud404 Serial Vapist Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 23, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
  9. wedoitall

    wedoitall Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    wedoitall Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

  11. InTheShade

    InTheShade Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 26, 2013
    South Texas
    Will you stop it tj... lol I like the occasional .8 build and I don't like to be described by anyone (except my wife maybe) as 'old hat'
     
  12. lightbud404

    lightbud404 Serial Vapist Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 23, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    don't mention it; and happy vaping :vapor:
     
  13. phishazoa

    phishazoa Full Member

    Feb 22, 2014
    wilmington nc usa
    sub ohm is where its at.
     
  14. Nataani

    Nataani Moved On

    Nov 28, 2013
    Chicago, IL
    I recently saw a guy with a 1.2 ohm build that won a cloud blowing contest. He beat my dual coil 24g 0.11 build hands down. Sadly he wouldn't show the build, only put it on an ohm meter to prove the resistance.

    So you don't HAVE to do sub ohm to get the fog effect, but I haven't yet figured out a build over an ohm that can beat my super low resistance builds.
     
  15. Dakota Jim

    Dakota Jim Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    sub ohm is for cloud chasers

    I do not believe it is a necessary part of vaping and it is very often detrimental to public acceptance to vaping because of people blowing HUGE clouds of vapor in public in an attempt to show off (which is the only reason to cloud chase IMO)

    you end up vaping at high wattages which in most cases end up in burnt tasting juice (unless you drip between each vape - this gets to be a hassle)

    as you can probably tell I am not a fan of cloud chasing or sub ohm vaping and believe it should be confined to private places where the general public will not witness it and get the wrong impression of vaping

    just my 2 cents
     
  16. lightbud404

    lightbud404 Serial Vapist Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 23, 2013
    Atlanta, GA
    as an intermediate cloud chaser I hate to admit it but, I concur :)
     
  17. stevegmu

    stevegmu Moved On ECF Veteran

    I always thought it was just for the under 20 crowd, probably never really been smokers, who are looking for attention. I don't even consider it vaping. Kind of like the guys with 5 inch dual exhausts on a Civic... Or the guys who think they have nice stereos because their trunk rattles...
     
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