Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 3 Votes - 5 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
How do you dip yer wick?
Author Message
Chum Offline
Senior Member
****
FreeCycle

Posts: 255
Likes Given: 918
Likes Received: 325 in 154 posts
Joined: Sep 2015
Reputation: 3
Post: #1071
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(31-10-2016 12:29 AM)gentlydoingit* Wrote:  And what better way to spend it Good

Gone anywhere nice?

I always have "staycations"...work around the house and stuff. If I win the lottery...then I will travel lol
31-10-2016 12:32 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes Chum's post:
gentlydoingit* (10-31-2016)
Chuck-Drl Offline
Resident Wiseguy
*****
FreeCycle

Posts: 3,578
Likes Given: 3,838
Likes Received: 5,741 in 2,559 posts
Joined: Jul 2015
Reputation: 127
Post: #1072
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
ha i find the post of my build
Post: 466 How do you dip yer wick? , im not ovely adept with computers my attempt to create a link failed

When life hands you lemmons , make lemmon aid . When life hands you coconuts , stuff them in your shirt and ask if they make your boobs look big .
(This post was last modified: 31-10-2016 12:54 AM by Chuck-Drl.)
31-10-2016 12:49 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
Fatboy Offline
FreeCycle Member
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 6,863
Likes Given: 20,290
Likes Received: 9,820 in 4,714 posts
Joined: May 2016
Reputation: 172
Post: #1073
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(31-10-2016 12:31 AM)paulS Wrote:  Funny - I use 24 guage spaced single coil SS wire, 6-7 wraps at 3.5 and get a great vape - looks like nothing special. Usually just below .2 ohms and quick ramp up.

So I guess I will ask the stupid question, other than looking really cool, why would I spend 30 minutes (after hours and hours of practice) and build a complicated coil when a super simple coil as you described is a great vape (other than the hobby and creative side of it of course)??????
31-10-2016 12:55 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
gentlydoingit* Offline
TVF FreeCycle Manager
******
FreeCycle Manager

Posts: 6,220
Likes Given: 7,480
Likes Received: 9,722 in 4,294 posts
Joined: Nov 2015
Reputation: 193
Post: #1074
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(31-10-2016 12:49 AM)Chuck-Drl Wrote:  ha i find the post of my build
Post: 466 How do you dip yer wick? , im not ovely adept with computers my attempt to create a link failed

this one?

[Image: attachment_zpsnsfmtaii.jpeg]Looks a pretty kickass coil to me Good2

Don't forget to apply for the freecycle section!
http://www.thevapingforum.com/Forum-FreeCycle--191
31-10-2016 01:03 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 3 users Like gentlydoingit*'s post:
Chuck-Drl (10-31-2016), Chum (10-31-2016), Fatboy (10-31-2016)
Chuck-Drl Offline
Resident Wiseguy
*****
FreeCycle

Posts: 3,578
Likes Given: 3,838
Likes Received: 5,741 in 2,559 posts
Joined: Jul 2015
Reputation: 127
Post: #1075
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
the more complex builds realy help to hone your skills . free handing a clapton coil was a bi-ach , but it was fun . uggly bugga but not a bad vape.

When life hands you lemmons , make lemmon aid . When life hands you coconuts , stuff them in your shirt and ask if they make your boobs look big .
31-10-2016 01:05 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes Chuck-Drl's post:
Chum (10-31-2016)
Chuck-Drl Offline
Resident Wiseguy
*****
FreeCycle

Posts: 3,578
Likes Given: 3,838
Likes Received: 5,741 in 2,559 posts
Joined: Jul 2015
Reputation: 127
Post: #1076
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(31-10-2016 01:03 AM)gentlydoingit* Wrote:  
(31-10-2016 12:49 AM)Chuck-Drl Wrote:  ha i find the post of my build
Post: 466 How do you dip yer wick? , im not ovely adept with computers my attempt to create a link failed

this one?

[Image: attachment_zpsnsfmtaii.jpeg]Looks a pretty kickass coil to me Good2

that be it, not entierly tidy but not bad either.
wow looking at the date of the post , the mad hatter was my happy birthday to me , id only been doin dual coils for a few weeks.

When life hands you lemmons , make lemmon aid . When life hands you coconuts , stuff them in your shirt and ask if they make your boobs look big .
(This post was last modified: 31-10-2016 01:16 AM by Chuck-Drl.)
31-10-2016 01:08 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
gentlydoingit* Offline
TVF FreeCycle Manager
******
FreeCycle Manager

Posts: 6,220
Likes Given: 7,480
Likes Received: 9,722 in 4,294 posts
Joined: Nov 2015
Reputation: 193
Post: #1077
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(31-10-2016 12:55 AM)Fatboy Wrote:  
(31-10-2016 12:31 AM)paulS Wrote:  Funny - I use 24 guage spaced single coil SS wire, 6-7 wraps at 3.5 and get a great vape - looks like nothing special. Usually just below .2 ohms and quick ramp up.

So I guess I will ask the stupid question, other than looking really cool, why would I spend 30 minutes (after hours and hours of practice) and build a complicated coil when a super simple coil as you described is a great vape (other than the hobby and creative side of it of course)??????

Trying new things means your vaping won't stagnate.

Really depends how you want to vape, I want thee biggest cloud while still enjoying all the flavour. To my tastes a 'normal' coil never gave me that where some really complex builds do Smile

Don't forget to apply for the freecycle section!
http://www.thevapingforum.com/Forum-FreeCycle--191
31-10-2016 01:12 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 4 users Like gentlydoingit*'s post:
Chuck-Drl (11-01-2016), Chum (10-31-2016), Fatboy (10-31-2016), Michael (11-18-2016)
Michael Offline
TVF Veteran
*****

Posts: 6,756
Likes Given: 17,354
Likes Received: 7,440 in 3,870 posts
Joined: Sep 2014
Reputation: 60
Post: #1078
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
Who wants to see the shittiest coil I've ever made?

[Image: IMG_20161117_205802_zpsl7y95wto.jpg]

JohnnyMac dared us to build a Genesis. So I tried. This is 30 or 32 ga, I'm really not sure, wrapped as well as I could directly around the wick. Because it's a bitch to try to feed silica wick into a coil made from that thin of wire. 

Vape-wise... meh. Not terrible. Not the best ever either. I'm vaping MTL at around 8W, the coil is 1.2 ohms, and it still gets dry hits because it's terribly wicked (past tense of "wick," not "evil"). 

I didn't have any SS mesh to do a proper genny build, so this is the best I got. Seriously, I think this is the worst coil I've ever built, but unbelievably it's actually not a bad vape. I think that's mostly due to the fact that gennies are great flavor tanks so the small chamber kind of evens out the bad build. 
18-11-2016 02:33 AM
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes Michael's post:
BOB (11-18-2016)
Fatboy Offline
FreeCycle Member
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 6,863
Likes Given: 20,290
Likes Received: 9,820 in 4,714 posts
Joined: May 2016
Reputation: 172
Post: #1079
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(18-11-2016 02:33 AM)Michael Wrote:  Who wants to see the shittiest coil I've ever made?

[Image: IMG_20161117_205802_zpsl7y95wto.jpg]

JohnnyMac dared us to build a Genesis. So I tried. This is 30 or 32 ga, I'm really not sure, wrapped as well as I could directly around the wick. Because it's a bitch to try to feed silica wick into a coil made from that thin of wire. 

Vape-wise... meh. Not terrible. Not the best ever either. I'm vaping MTL at around 8W, the coil is 1.2 ohms, and it still gets dry hits because it's terribly wicked (past tense of "wick," not "evil"). 

I didn't have any SS mesh to do a proper genny build, so this is the best I got. Seriously, I think this is the worst coil I've ever built, but unbelievably it's actually not a bad vape. I think that's mostly due to the fact that gennies are great flavor tanks so the small chamber kind of evens out the bad build. 

Looks like a museum piece...... Smile 8W......wow, was that the recommended and/or practice of the time? I know I had read somewhere about wrapping around the wicked but thought that was with >32g wire and it would be easier...... how things have changed.....
18-11-2016 04:02 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes Fatboy's post:
BOB (11-18-2016)
bibliora Offline
Where did I go??
*****

Posts: 3,464
Likes Given: 3,001
Likes Received: 4,724 in 2,307 posts
Joined: Apr 2016
Reputation: 50
Post: #1080
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
I have hope. Mine aren't even that shitty.

[Image: banner.png?p=15_4_2016_1.2_7__1__1_0_757575_c50707]

Bibliora aka Torrey Girl_wink
18-11-2016 04:04 AM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 3 users Like bibliora's post:
BOB (11-18-2016), Chuck-Drl (11-18-2016), Michael (11-18-2016)
Post Reply