OK so this is not normal?

Discussion in 'General Vaping Discussion' started by QTPie, Oct 19, 2013.

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  1. QTPie

    QTPie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I bought this carto tank about a month ago. I use it exclusively. I haven't had to change the carto at all. It's still going and going. No tightness, no flooding it's still perfect. I thought that they were only supposed to work for like 4-7 days. Has anyone else experienced this?:blink:
     
  2. State O' Flux

    State O' Flux Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Don't know what to tell ya'... either you don't vape much, or you have stumbled on to the "miracle incredible self-regenerating lifetime carto". ;)
     
  3. QTPie

    QTPie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    No I vape A LOT!! I've put like 60ml of liquid through the dang thing. It's the most bizarre thing.
     
  4. Thunderball

    Thunderball Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Yeah...you gotta tell us what carto your using and what yoyur vaping in it. PLEEEEAAAZZZE
     
  5. buzzzlove

    buzzzlove Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I get several weeks from a cart. It depends on your juice IMO.
     
  6. Thunderball

    Thunderball Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Then again, if your a new vapor and are vaping a nasty tobacco, you might not know that it tastes burnt.......:D
     
  7. State O' Flux

    State O' Flux Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    That might be a lot to you chief, but not so much to me. I go through 60 ml in 5 days - or less. :p
     
  8. QTPie

    QTPie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    It's just a regular smok carto with the regular carto tank.
     
  9. mattiem

    mattiem ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I think it depends somewhat on the cleanliness/clarity of your juice. Dark, heavily flavored juices do tend to clog the coil quickly. I am just finishing up a 30ml bottle of Polar Ice from Goodejuice. I vaped all of it through 1 little CE3XL and the clearo is still going strong. It is a clear/no color juice.
     
  10. Thunderball

    Thunderball Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    So who makes the carto ?
     
  11. QTPie

    QTPie Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I am vaping mallow mint or candy cane in it.
     
  12. State O' Flux

    State O' Flux Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Must just be the combination. I'd bet that if you changed cartos, you'd see a marked difference that you're not noticing now because it's lost a bit of "punch" gradually, over time.
     
  13. CommaHolly

    CommaHolly Vaping Master ECF Veteran


    60 ml is only 3 days of vaping for me.
     
  14. tj99959

    tj99959 ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Only sub ohm vapors could go through 60ml in three days (watching it all go up in a cloud)

    I regularly will vape 60+ ml through a carto, and sometimes I have tossed a carto for no other reason than I'm sick of looking at the damn thing.

    A simple trick for longevity is clear liquids go in a carto, and dark liquids go in an atty that can be washed.
     
  15. Vwls

    Vwls Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I've had the same experience. When I first bought my IBTanked glass carto tank, I used it with the original carto that came with it (Smok brand) for three months and never noticed any change in flavor or performance. Granted, it took me well over 2 weeks to go through a tank, but that is still phenomenal longevity. (FYI I was vaping a clear menthol juice in it.)

    The only warning I can offer is that if you continue to use the carto past that three month mark, you'll eventually start to notice a flavor change and it will taint the entire tank of juice sitting around the carto as well. Because of this, I now switch out my cartos at about two months even though it doesn't seem like it needs it.
     
  16. Myrany

    Myrany Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I have had it happen that way. I use just your basic boge prepunched with flange SL LR cartos with 1-2 extra holes punched (high VG juice). BUT my juices are clear and not very sweet which I think is the key in this. They just don't gunk up cartos or attys very quick.

    HEck I have one CE5 that I have never changed the head on and only dry burned twice in 5 months.
     
  17. State O' Flux

    State O' Flux Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Nope... 3-4 2.0Ω carto tanks, 2-3 1.6Ω KFLs and only one 0.8Ω RDA going at any given time. I prefer flavor to "clouds"... in fact, most of my juice is 60/40 or higher. :)
     
  18. WattWick

    WattWick Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Stuffing probably made of fur from shaved Duracell bunnies.
     
  19. smacuser

    smacuser avid vapper Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    The mint might be freshening it up?
     
  20. CommaHolly

    CommaHolly Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    um, nope,,,,,,,,I vape 20 ml a day, generally,,,,,,,,,I've vaped less and I've vaped more,,,,,,in a vivi nova on a spinner with 2.4 ohm heads.
     
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