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901 users - be able to see the LED glow! Without using a mirror ...

Discussion in 'Cosmetic Mods' started by kinabaloo, Jun 19, 2009.

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  1. kinabaloo

    kinabaloo Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Posted this before (somewhere) but worth documenting it here as it is very simple but very effective.

    You need to have an orange cap from a cart.

    First, discconect atomizer then prise off the ash effect cap from end of battery.

    Second place cap from a cart over the LED end. It should fit just snug though with an extra push can fit even tighter.

    (If the LED has stayed on at this point, put a pin hole in the cap.)

    Reconnect atomizer and feel the difference ... You can actually see the LED light up now while you're vaping :) Indeed, indoors it's quite bright.

    The translucent cap, wider than the battery tube, is what makes this possible.
  2. Rogue X2 v2

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  3. mogur

    mogur Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 24, 2009
    Whidbey Island, WA
    Sounds great, I hate that I can't see the led glow without bouncing it off something. Thanks for the tip. You mean the hard plastic cartridge cap, or the soft, flexible one? (my 901 is not here at the moment)
  4. kinabaloo

    kinabaloo Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Thanks mogur! Every time I try this I am surprised how well it works. I took the ash cap off to sandpaper a white battery to a platinum look one then experimented with something different on the end and discovered the orange cart cap was perfect :)

    Needs to be the hard round orange one.

    Not heard of the flexible one; but you can try it if that's what you get. Wanted to add some photos but my camera won't focus closeups in the dark.
  5. sMuCk_fOg

    sMuCk_fOg Super Member ECF Veteran

    Cross eyed look!8-o
    I wonder if one of the rubber type cart caps would work?
  6. kinabaloo

    kinabaloo Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    I doubt it. The translucent orange cart caps are the one to go for :)
  7. Scubabatdan

    Scubabatdan Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 14, 2009
    Dothan, AL
  8. kinabaloo

    kinabaloo Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Have you actually tried it ?

    It's very easy to do. And you can always put the ash cap again if you really want to.
  9. emus

    emus Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jun 9, 2009
    Thanks Kina,

    I tried a clear silicon cart cap on M401. Now LED is more visible.
  10. jxmiller

    jxmiller Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 13, 2009
    Nice work, looks odd but who cares!!




    By the way, you can see in the second pic my titanium ring. That is what I used as a mirror when vapeing. Not anymore.
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