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Cost of making e juice?
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RE: Cost of making e juice?
(11-07-2016 06:34 PM)Whitesoxfan2579 Wrote:  I'm still considering getting into it but am afraid I will go way overboard and spend way too much money.

Jump into it. You will not be disappointed. I just concocted a very nice banana cream pie, and a super Grant's Vanilla Custard variant today alone, as well as some Jelly Candy, another Peaches and Cream, and a Blue Lemon Squeezy.
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RE: Cost of making e juice?
Mmmm. Peaches and cream.  I can whip some up.  Does it have to steep TW?
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Not really. It does take time for the cream to be more present but since I like peach, it's good right off.
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Well, looks like my dive into the world of diy juice is on hold for a while at least. Just got a notice from Medicare that my premium for part B is due in a few days and will be almost $500. Thanks Medicare for taking all my disposable income. Angry
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RE: Cost of making e juice?
(11-07-2016 06:49 PM)bibliora Wrote:  Whitesox's, I go my initial setup, which I'm still using for around $40.  Instead of gallons, I got 1000ml of VG, and 500 of PG, some Nic, some 30ml bottles, a 10ml syringe and needle and about 5 flavors.  I got it at a website with a 10% new user coupon and free shipping.  To get the free shipping at $75 I added a crown tank and coils.

Hey Bibs, I was just checking the website you posted - invite me through the site so you get the $10 credit! Smile I'll PM you 2 different email addresses Smile
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(27-05-2016 06:42 PM)Michael Wrote:  The up-front investment really just depends on how much juice you're wanting to make, and where you buy ingredients. 
I'll explain my DIY juice purchases, just for your reference. 

I buy my flavorings from Capella's. They're great tasting and not too expensive, and I like buying them all in one place rather than picking and choosing vendors for different flavors. At Capella's, a 13ml bottle of flavoring is around $3.50, while a 4oz (118ml) bottle is about $20. I like to buy big bottles of flavoring for recipes that I already know I like, and small bottles for testing flavors. 

I've started buying PG and VG from Bulk Apothecary. I can get 10lb of VG for about $15 and 8lb of PG for about $20. That's more than enough for a year or two. 
I buy my nicotine from NicVape. If I recall correctly, a 500ml bottle was around $50. That's more nicotine than I'll probably ever use. 

So for me, the cost was $50 for the nicotine, $35 for PG/VG, and another $80 or so for flavors, bringing the total to $165. That's enough ingredients to make juice to last at least six months, as a very conservative guess. More likely it'll last me around a year. 

If you don't buy it in that big of a bulk, you can start off much cheaper. At NicVape you can get a small bottle of nicotine for around $20, and you can get small bottles of PG/VG from Capella's for $3 each. So let's say you get three 13ml flavoring bottles, one bottle each of PG and VG, and a small bottle of nicotine, that'd be around $25-30. 

Almost forgot, you'd also need empty bottles to put your juice in, and some syringes to measure the ingredients. Syringes are around $2 each on average, and you'll want several. Empty bottles are around 50¢ each. So if you add five syringes and twenty empty juice bottles, that would bring the total to around $50. 

I think that's everything you'd need, I'm doing this off the top of my head but it gives you a ballpark estimate. You can also buy a DIY starter kit from some vendors, I know the one from Totally Wicked is good, that way you get everything you need in one place. 

Is this what you want to use for nicotine? Nicotine liquid?

http://www.nicotinelabs.com/nicotine-liq...iquid.html
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RE: Cost of making e juice?
That sort of thing, but it is legal in the US (at least for now) to sell nicotine solutions of up to 100mg/ml. This in general makes the sums easier and costs less than more dilute solutions.

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RE: Cost of making e juice?
(27-05-2016 06:42 PM)Michael Wrote:  The up-front investment really just depends on how much juice you're wanting to make, and where you buy ingredients. 
I'll explain my DIY juice purchases, just for your reference. 

I buy my flavorings from Capella's. They're great tasting and not too expensive, and I like buying them all in one place rather than picking and choosing vendors for different flavors. At Capella's, a 13ml bottle of flavoring is around $3.50, while a 4oz (118ml) bottle is about $20. I like to buy big bottles of flavoring for recipes that I already know I like, and small bottles for testing flavors. 

I've started buying PG and VG from Bulk Apothecary. I can get 10lb of VG for about $15 and 8lb of PG for about $20. That's more than enough for a year or two. 
I buy my nicotine from NicVape. If I recall correctly, a 500ml bottle was around $50. That's more nicotine than I'll probably ever use. 

So for me, the cost was $50 for the nicotine, $35 for PG/VG, and another $80 or so for flavors, bringing the total to $165. That's enough ingredients to make juice to last at least six months, as a very conservative guess. More likely it'll last me around a year. 

If you don't buy it in that big of a bulk, you can start off much cheaper. At NicVape you can get a small bottle of nicotine for around $20, and you can get small bottles of PG/VG from Capella's for $3 each. So let's say you get three 13ml flavoring bottles, one bottle each of PG and VG, and a small bottle of nicotine, that'd be around $25-30. 

Almost forgot, you'd also need empty bottles to put your juice in, and some syringes to measure the ingredients. Syringes are around $2 each on average, and you'll want several. Empty bottles are around 50¢ each. So if you add five syringes and twenty empty juice bottles, that would bring the total to around $50. 

I think that's everything you'd need, I'm doing this off the top of my head but it gives you a ballpark estimate. You can also buy a DIY starter kit from some vendors, I know the one from Totally Wicked is good, that way you get everything you need in one place. 

If I wanted to make 1 50ml bottle how much flavoring do you use to not make it overpowering if using 80%VG and 6mg nicotine? 40ML of VG, 6MG of Nicotine (Is that right? 6MG per bottle?) then almost 10ml of flavoring??? Seems like a lot of flavoring....
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RE: Cost of making e juice?
20% flavouring is a good place to starter most flavours. 10ml flavour seems about right for a 50ml bottle.

6mg nicotine is 6mg/ml or 6x50=300mg of nicotine in the bottle.

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RE: Cost of making e juice?
(19-08-2016 07:19 PM)Don Wrote:  20% flavouring is a good place to starter most flavours. 10ml flavour seems about right for a 50ml bottle.

6mg nicotine is 6mg/ml or 6x50=300mg of nicotine in the bottle.

I'm confused...sorry that happens easily... On_the_quiet

How could it cost you $1.50 per bottle of juice to make yourself if a 10ML flavor cost $3.50?

And you totally lost me on the nicotine...If I wanted 6mg of nic per bottle like you buy online...that's 6mg of nicotine added to a 50ml bottle right?
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