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Protank 2/3 ego threading

Discussion in 'Tanks, clearomizers and drop-in coils' started by arkady9091, Dec 14, 2013.

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  1. arkady9091

    arkady9091 Full Member Verified Member

    Jul 14, 2013
    Louisville, KY, USA
    I've recently experienced the dreaded "stripped 510 treading" and was just curious if anybody has found a ego threaded bottom for the protanks. If not I'm thinking that I may try to solder a beauty ring to the bottom of one to see if that could be a fix to my problem, before trying to replace the connector in my mod. I'd rather destroy a 15 dollar tank before a 100 dollar mod lol.
  2. mightymen

    mightymen Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 22, 2012
    Take a 1/8 inch wide piece of aluminum foil wrap it around the tank 510 connector then screw it on.

    Works for me.
  3. 1Macman

    1Macman Full Member

    Dec 23, 2013
    Ravenna, OH USA
    You can actually use the bottom base from the Mini Protank 2 on the full size Protank 1 or 2, they are all interchangeable. This helps fix the problem on devices with stripped 510 threads and also helps to stabilize the tank. If you don't already have a Mini Protank 2, you can find the base for a couple of bucks, online as well as some brick and mortar stores that carry replacement parts.
  4. arkady9091

    arkady9091 Full Member Verified Member

    Jul 14, 2013
    Louisville, KY, USA
    I hadn't even thought of that, what I ended up doing was taking the beauty ring that it came with and putting them on and old 650 mah battery and soldered it to the base of the tank, removed it and it works great, but I can't use it on all of my mods due to their upper rings.
  5. jimivapr

    jimivapr Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 18, 2014
    Wow... you guys really put some time into repairing a fifteen dollar... how bout buying a new one?

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  6. spaceballsrules

    spaceballsrules Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 6, 2011
    Cary, NC
    Even better would be to just buy a new base. 510 Kanger Protank Base
  7. Dampmaskin

    Dampmaskin Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 28, 2014
    I would never buy a Protank base. Why? Because it is also possible to buy an Aerotank base, which is a gazillion times better IMO. ;)
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