Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 3 Votes - 5 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
How do you dip yer wick?
Author Message
Spasmod Offline
Administrator
********
Administrators

Posts: 5,631
Likes Given: 8,587
Likes Received: 5,779 in 2,977 posts
Joined: Aug 2013
Reputation: 102
Post: #471
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(16-11-2015 11:17 PM)gentlydoingit* Wrote:  And again! What's up with the double image? Ffs

Dunno, but seems you were entering the image and URL twice for some reason. Confused

I've fixed it for you Smile Good

Some real nice builds there btw! very nice indeed!
17-11-2015 02:30 PM
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: #472
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
(17-11-2015 02:30 PM)Spasmod Wrote:  
(16-11-2015 11:17 PM)gentlydoingit* Wrote:  And again! What's up with the double image? Ffs

Dunno, but seems you were entering the image and URL twice for some reason. Confused

I've fixed it for you Smile Good

Some real nice builds there btw! very nice indeed!
Cheers bud. I just used the photo bucket link, no clue why it doubled up.
Pictures aren't so clear on my phone, I assume y'all can see them clearly? 
Thanks for the compliment Blush I like to think my coiling is something different. Though I'm mad for the fused Clapton atm.
17-11-2015 03:20 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
Spasmod Offline
Administrator
********
Administrators

Posts: 5,631
Likes Given: 8,587
Likes Received: 5,779 in 2,977 posts
Joined: Aug 2013
Reputation: 102
Post: #473
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
Yeah the pictures are great! no problems there. Drinks
17-11-2015 03:24 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
TinWhisker Offline
The Salty Dog
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 14,326
Likes Given: 19,970
Likes Received: 22,831 in 10,534 posts
Joined: Aug 2015
Reputation: 223
Post: #474
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
I know. There's stuff all over the web about wicking and stuff. But that stuff is all so vastly different it doesn;t necessarily help a lot. So I may as well ask the trusted pros here.

For a 26ga 2.5mm dual coil setup on an RDA, what's the best way to wick? How much do you use? Do you use a ton and cover every square inch of the juice well, or do you just do enough so the cotton touches the bottom? Do you use so much cotton inside the coil that it's hard to thread it in and it's really packed, or do you use a thinner amount that easily slides in? Inquiring minds want to know! I do, anyway.
17-11-2015 03:54 PM
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: #475
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
What cotton do you use? Which rba? What vg level juice? What coil? All play their part Imo. 
 I've found that some diffent cotton types require different strategies. Pima pimma (spelling?) Needs to be lose in the coil and have big fluffy tails where muji, kjd ect don't mind being tighter. 
My normal build would see largeish clumps of wick either end of the coil so theres enough immediate juice availible to the coil, with enough length on them to cover a good portion of the deck. So when I tilt the mod juice doesn't run out the air holes. Kinda like this

[Image: 20150815_221018_zpslklrcdvg.jpg]

Seems to work fine for me Cool

Don't forget to apply for the freecycle section!
http://www.thevapingforum.com/Forum-FreeCycle--191
(This post was last modified: 17-11-2015 04:18 PM by gentlydoingit*.)
17-11-2015 04:10 PM
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: #476
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
Aargh ffs! Any chance of an assist on the pic front again pl

*thanks Thank_you2

Don't forget to apply for the freecycle section!
http://www.thevapingforum.com/Forum-FreeCycle--191
(This post was last modified: 17-11-2015 04:29 PM by gentlydoingit*.)
17-11-2015 04:19 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
TinWhisker Offline
The Salty Dog
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 14,326
Likes Given: 19,970
Likes Received: 22,831 in 10,534 posts
Joined: Aug 2015
Reputation: 223
Post: #477
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
A1 kanthal, nothing special, 5 twists 2.5mm dual. The current RDA is 13 Heavens 9 Hells clone. Using Cotton Bacon. VG minimum is 50%, max 80%, pretty much never less than that.
17-11-2015 04:27 PM
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: #478
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
Do you center the coil? That'd be the only thing that'd make difference to my normal method. I regularly use 24awg for exactly the same build you have. Never any wicking issues tbh

Don't forget to apply for the freecycle section!
http://www.thevapingforum.com/Forum-FreeCycle--191
17-11-2015 04:32 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
TinWhisker Offline
The Salty Dog
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 14,326
Likes Given: 19,970
Likes Received: 22,831 in 10,534 posts
Joined: Aug 2015
Reputation: 223
Post: #479
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
Yes, I center it. That's actually one of the reasons I wanted the Velocity clone to work out; dual posts rather than triple. Easier to center.
17-11-2015 04:37 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes TinWhisker's post:
paulS (11-25-2015)
Chuck-Drl Offline
Resident Wiseguy
*****
FreeCycle

Posts: 3,575
Likes Given: 3,836
Likes Received: 5,739 in 2,557 posts
Joined: Jul 2015
Reputation: 127
Post: #480
RE: How do you dip yer wick?
I try to get mine centered , but as my erlier post stated i stil have plenty of room to improve my builds

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 .
17-11-2015 04:40 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes Chuck-Drl's post:
TinWhisker (11-17-2015)
Post Reply