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Volt Mini Clearomizers + Johnson Creek Vanda and Rainier = HORRIBLE! Why?

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  1. Mandrax

    Mandrax Full Member

    Nov 10, 2012
    I just bought four Smokeless Image Volt mini-clearomizers and two varieties of Johnson Creek juice, Vanda (vanilla) and Rainer (Cherry), both VG only. I put the juice in the clearomizers and they're AWFUL! God-awful! Acrid, stinging, burning, and totally unpleasant. I tried Highbrow Pure Pear in one of the same clearomizer and it works/tastes pretty good. With the Johnson Creek flavors in the Volt Clearomizers, there is much popping/sizzling also when I activate the battery.

    Do these Johnson Creek flavors just SUCK when they're used in Volt clearos? Should I be vaping them with a different setup?
  2. StarsAndBars

    StarsAndBars Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 13, 2010
    I've tried a lot of Johnson Creek juice and it's all sucked. If that helps
  3. v1k1ng1001

    v1k1ng1001 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 17, 2012
    Edinburg, TX
    VG juices like those generally have a higher viscosity. They tend not to wick as well and therefore easily gunk your coils and/burn.

    So yeah, the relevant difference is your delivery system.

    I'm not sure about the volt clearos (mini T3s?) but I mod my protank heads by taking the extra flavor wick out so that high viscosity juice can wick more easily. Maybe there's a similar modification you can make?
  4. Mandrax

    Mandrax Full Member

    Nov 10, 2012
    Volt Mini Clearomizers Those are the clearomizers I'm using, and yes, I'd do anything to modify them to improve the flavor/flow so it's not a total waste of money.
  5. Myrany

    Myrany Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Apr 14, 2013
    ok those are top coil. You will have to tilt and swirl your device to make sure that thick liquid gets up to the wicks and the coil at the very top. Otherwise you will get one nasty dry hit which is what your description sounds like.

    You could also try thinning your juice a little bit with a few drops of vodka or distilled water. I do mean DROPS. It will not take much.
  6. Silent Scream

    Silent Scream Super Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 12, 2013
    To be honest I wouldn't expect much from people who call their juices Vanda and Rainer. I dread to think what their kids are called....
  7. Jayvaps

    Jayvaps Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 22, 2013
    South Florida

    I like a few JC juices. Especially their original and their TN cured.

    I did not care for their Rainer though. Although I gave it to someone else who likes it alot.

    But yeah, all VG juices tend to require more effort to wick properly
  8. Saltraker

    Saltraker Super Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 22, 2013
    Hannibal, Missouri
    And don't forget to steep. I had a JC liquid (forget the name) that took 6 weeks of aging before it tasted pretty good. Not Boba's, that's for sure, but was tasty.
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