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New Calculator to try

Discussion in 'DIY E-Liquid' started by HotRod19579, Oct 16, 2013.

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  1. VapnJunkie

    VapnJunkie Full Member

    Sep 26, 2016
    This is the best DIY cacl out there...enjoy
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  2. ShowerHead

    ShowerHead Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 23, 2014
    Been using this since the first release.
    Best there is, and a reason I returned to Windows after a year-long fling with Mac and Linux.
    Neither ran it very well, but gave the best performance in a virtual machine. 'Course, you have to have an actual copy of Windows to do that. Wine was too finicky, especially with printing.
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    SDGIANTSFAN Full Member

    Oct 9, 2014
    San Diego
    Looong time user of this calculator, from the start. I have a problem though, new computer, clicked on calculator and have lost all my recipes, any help is greatly appriciated
  4. MrGrimReaper2U

    MrGrimReaper2U Full Member

    Feb 4, 2012
    United States
    You need to find the XML file that was on your old computer, copy it over and then open it.
  5. Shadav

    Shadav Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 4, 2013
    Westfield, IN, USA
    take a look at below...I had a sort of similar issue....copy over your files from you documents folder, then open the pg.xml file, hopefully this will work fo you
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  6. Shadav

    Shadav Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 4, 2013
    Westfield, IN, USA
    I'd like to make a request :)
    on the edit venders list, I wish there was an option like with the Maintain Manufactures List
    where you can rename them (as sometimes company names change), and add alias' and notes

    thank you :D
  7. Lsxtrucker

    Lsxtrucker Full Member

    Apr 5, 2020
    Florida, USA
    I just started using this calculator and for some reason I can create a recipe just fine and add my ingredients and manufatcturer. But when I go to create a new recipe I have to re-add my ingredients everytime. Is this normal? I click on the list and it goes ti blank including all my quantities reset after every new file is created. Please help.
  8. UncleJunkle

    UncleJunkle Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 29, 2010
    Be careful with .EXE files from old sites like that folks.
  9. Lsxtrucker

    Lsxtrucker Full Member

    Apr 5, 2020
    Florida, USA
    What's that supposed to mean? I don't get what you are saying I got it here:

    Juice Calculator
  10. UncleJunkle

    UncleJunkle Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 29, 2010
    EXE files can be very dangerous to download, especially from REEEEEEEALLY old sites like that. It's not about you, it's about that site and the EXE file on the possibly being compromised. That site is really old and old sites get hacked a lot.

    That's all I'm saying, bro. It's not about you. Relax.
  11. Lsxtrucker

    Lsxtrucker Full Member

    Apr 5, 2020
    Florida, USA
    Ill be more careful. Do you recommend newer software like Juice grinder but that's costs a bit. This seems to be used by a lot of veterans like yourself didnt know it's that old...please elaborate and this program seems to be very accurate for mixing by weight. Please offer me a hand on good standalone software for mixing...I thought this was still the staple?

    Better question what's the best mixing software out there for windows. Juice grinder? Or...juice me up? Offer me a hand please.
  12. Shadav

    Shadav Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 4, 2013
    Westfield, IN, USA
    I guess I'm not fully understanding what you mean...
    when you create a new recipe
    it's going to bring up a new "screen" it should look like this
    where it is ready for you to create a new recipe....

    or do you mean that your recipe wasn't saved? remember to hit that Save button before starting a new project

    if you are wanting a template to use, go to the tools tab, then click on options
    then click on the Recipe defaults tab
    select from the drop down menu on Recipe to use as a template for new recipes which one you want to load
    now when you create a new recipe it will preload whichever recipe you chose to be a template to edit
  13. ShowerHead

    ShowerHead Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 23, 2014
    You have the best mixing app for Windows, don't be concerned by the age of the site or program.
    When dealing with IT security, you first have to ask these questions.
    1. How many people would be infected with the efforts?
    2. How much effort will have to be put into this?
    3. What's the intended payoff?

    On all 3 questions, a juice mixing app on a low traffic site isn't going to meet the payoff for anyone of any skill.
    Those of lesser skill wouldn't be able to hide from any decent antimalware app.

    Enjoy the program!
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  14. Michael_S

    Michael_S Full Member

    Jun 9, 2018
    Hello everybody.

    I wonder where I can manage the categories for flavors. Add/delete.
  15. WhiteHighlights

    WhiteHighlights Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 26, 2013
    Boston, MA, USA
    I decided to merge a pair of categories I had created into 1. When I moved all the recipes into the one I was keeping, the now unused category didn't show in the drop down list of categories any longer.
  16. giovannivl

    giovannivl New Member

    Jun 11, 2020
    My first post! Really like this app, a lot of features that make really "fun" create recipes, but i have a question, if i have Nic 48mg 100% PG Base and Nic48mg 100% VG Base, how i need to load the information to the app for get Nic 3mg 30%PG 70%VG Base? thanks in advance!
  17. Letitia

    Letitia Citrus Junkie ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Apr 2, 2017
    West Frankfort, IL
    Since you are only mixing for 3mg just enter/use one base and when it's gone change the setting for the other base.
  18. PeterKay

    PeterKay Super Member

    Dissatisfied with a number of online calculators recently and having to manually calculate everything with the liquids I had to adjust, I was just about to post a question about recommendation for a decent, advanced calculator. But I found this thread and downloaded your calculator. First glance and scrolling through all the options: it looks like it will do exactly everything I was unhappy about with the online calculators I was using, and probably more :) nearly bedtime but I will explore it tomorrow, got 3 different coffe mixes that taste pretty rough so I'm planning to mix some vanilla custard and vanilla bean ice cream juices to cut them with, the "simple calculators" will come in handy :)
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  19. Hoggy

    Hoggy Super Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 6, 2013
    WI, USA
    A better option would be to select the recipe you want to change - to either add OR reduce.
    Then select 'Tools->Modify Existing Recipe' - then make your modifications and it will tell you how much to add of each ingredient to keep all ratios intact. After you've made the changes shown on THAT screen (only time it will show the change amounts), then save it to a new recipe. And, yes, you can even reduce -- but only by adding more of all the other ingredients, of course.

    Using bottles with ML markings makes things easy when you need to enter the current amount of mix remaining before making your changes.

    So, no need to mix the vanillas separately - just add however much it tells you to add. :thumb:
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  20. PeterKay

    PeterKay Super Member

    Thanks for the advice, it will come handy in the future :) Can't do it this time though as the juices I'm going to fix are in full bottles (60ml). I have spare 120ml bottles so I'm going to half fill them with the vanilla ice cream or custard and top up with I already have. But fair point, I could do it the other way around.
    I haven't done it yet, mixed some new juices instead: bubblegum +watermelon+ a lil bit of wild strawberry (first taste- disgusting, fail), and cherry bakewell + vanilla ice cream (disgusting so far, fail). I don't really have any ideas that might work for these two. The Mixmaster concentrates I used in both taste artificial as hell. Plastic watermeln and cherry. Disgusting

    I don't have any bottles with ml scale, I'll have a look online if there are any affordable down here that I could get. I normally get cheap clear 60 and 120ml chubby gorilla bottles (PET), and usually use the 60ml ones, ocasionally I'll mix 120ml but not very often.
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