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New to coil building. What guage do I use??
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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
Okay - sub ohm is below 1.0 ohms. So at .2 you are sub ohming. That is a relatively low build, IMHO. You will get very decent clouds and a nice warm vape. On the Sapor the taste should be excellent. Don't get to wound up in all this so eaerly. Try out a build between .2 -.4 ohm and see what you think. I believe you will be pleasantly surprised.

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25-01-2016 07:59 PM
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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
Oh okay. I thought I was under 0.1.....but what I meant was what if I decide that I want to go less than 0.2 in the future. ...what do I need for that. I want to be able to to 0.2 now and then when I decide to go lower and have more experience be able to do that on the same mod and rda
25-01-2016 08:00 PM
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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
Like I wanna go ahead and just get what I need to do it all in one mod and rda so I don't have to go out and buy a ton of stuff I'm on a tight budget. I want to get one setup that I can do it all. You know what I mean?
25-01-2016 08:01 PM
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Post: #24
RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
Below 0.2 ohms for your own safety only use a regulated mod.

From Ohm's law 0.2 ohms at 4.2V (Fully charged lithium cell) is 21A. Most cells are only rated to 20A continuous and auto fires happen. That will quite rapidly get you into cell venting territory. 

At the top of each page there is a link to Cell Data with a recommended minimum resistance for each cell.

Some people go considerably lower but I really don't recommend it until you are fully aware of the signs of a cell about to go bad. 

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Post: #25
RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
The lowest I've built is about .22, which is 26g A1 Kanthal that I twisted (folded the wire over itself once and twisted it tightly). As you've seen from the responses here there are many types of wire, thickness, and build types you can use.

So then, there's the part about what mod and atty to use...
25-01-2016 08:09 PM
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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
I remember early in my vape life how quickly I realized how much is involved with it. There are so many things to know, so many types of gear, so many terms to understand. One thing I will say, as far as gear goes, would be to definitely get a regulated mod over a mech mod. Without a full understanding of Ohm's Law and the electrical properties involved with the hobby, you're much better off using a regulated device that will help save you from mistakes. That's not a slight on you; everyone makes mistakes. In this case, you're holding some powerful batteries right next to your face so I say better safe than sorry. Quality cells are also an absolute must.
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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
There is no reason to ever go below .1 except bragging rights.  A solid .20 ohm build with heavy Clapton coils will handle well over 100 watts.  More power than that is just wasting juice.  People running .07 ohm builds are just waiting for the day a battery blows up in their face.  Don't do the thing.

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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
I resemble that remark!

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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
Guys I got a mutation and tesla invader early!!!! My boyfriend surprised me today! Waiting for batteries to charge I got it at. 4 ohms now I think I'll like it
27-01-2016 01:20 AM
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RE: New to coil building. What guage do I use??
Very cool, did you build the coil? What is it? What cotton did you use?..  get yer pics out Biggrin

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