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  1. Ezmfne

    Ezmfne New Member

    Apr 11, 2020
    Hello everyone! I just joined this group. I'm looking for some advice on temp control vaping. Not sure but from what I've read so far, the fireluke x1 mesh coils can't be used for temp vaping, is this correct? I switched by geekvape nova to TCR mode and the hit is definitely different than with wattage. Am I imagining the difference?
  2. somdcomputerguy

    somdcomputerguy vaper dedicato Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Welcome to ECF, Ezmfne. Two of my mods have TC capabilities, but I don't do TC at all. Sorry I can't help you with that, but I'm sure others will.
  3. Mordacai

    Mordacai Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jan 16, 2019
    Hello @Ezmfne, as far as I'm aware the X1 coils aren't made using a TC capable metal.

    They either use Kanthal or Ni80.

    TC capable metals are.

    Stainless Steel
  4. stylemessiah

    stylemessiah Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 16, 2015
    Sydney, Australia
    To add to Mordacai's excellent post above, worth pointing out if you can, get SS (Stainless Steel) coils, theyre the most flexible as theyre dual mode VW/Power (non-TC) & TC compatible. So if you decide TC is not for you, you can still use them in VW/Power mode...

    Never fire any TC coils, apart from SS, in VW/Powermode, as some metals can release toxic particles above a certain temp
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  5. Mordacai

    Mordacai Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jan 16, 2019
    Seems as though there's TX Mesh and M Pro Mesh SS316L options available for possible TC usage.
    Coils | FreeMax

    X Mesh SS316L seems to have been discontinued.

    But if you can find SS316L coils a good starting point for TCR is 88-92, max temp 250°C.
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  6. BrotherBob

    BrotherBob ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Dec 24, 2014
    Welcome and glad you joined.
  7. Pleasant_Bad

    Pleasant_Bad Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 3, 2018
    United Kingdom
    Hello! i'm not usng tc, but i'm sure you've already got helpful answers from previous comments. I just wanna say i'm glad you joined us. Welcome to ECF!
  8. P3ch3

    P3ch3 Super Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 31, 2019
    Temp control is amazing, i use it seldom, SS, nickel and Ti are the capable metals to work with!

    never dry fire Ti wire, SS can do both, wattage and TC, please let us now more about your adventure on TC, some mods need also a TCR value to work with, for example my asmodus runs SS on TCR mode, 0.00088 value,

  9. Mordacai

    Mordacai Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Jan 16, 2019
    Fixed it for you @P3ch3, as you forgot that Nickel can't be dry fired either.

    Also for further reference for OP and others who may stumble across this thread, dry firing is where you heat the coil of a rebuildable atomiser gently with enough wattage that it glows. It's used as a way of cleaning coils and extending their lifespan.
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