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  1. Puff the Magic Dragon

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    Hi @Shah.1 . Welcome to the forum.

    I would suggest that you start a thread to get an answer to your burned cotton problem.

    There can be several problems that lead to a dry hit or burned taste. Your PG\VG ratio may make the juice too thick to reach the coil easily. Your wattage may be too high. You may have a faulty coil etc. Start a thread and I am sure someone will help you.

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  2. Edwinbetz

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    Hey all! Just joined. I smoked 2-3 packs/day for nearly 25 years and finally found a way to successfully quit when I started vaping nearly 5 years ago. I have found a new hobby in DIY E-juice and rebuildable Atomizers. I also collect vapes anything from pod devices to Mechanical Mods. I pretty much use any of the devices I own at least once to see how they vape. Some stay on the shelf after that, and some get reused from time to time. I like Mechanical Mods and want to start exploring stacked mods, but need more information on them before I am confident enough to go there.

    But any, Hello, glad to be here and smoke free!

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    Warm welcome to the forum @django55
    Congrats on the vaping
    Great to have you here with us from so far away
    Looking forward to hearing more
    Enjoy the DIY juicemaking!
     
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    Welcome @Skillie@23
    Thanks for joining and for the intro
    All the best for your vaping journey!
    Enjoy your stay !
     
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    Welcome to the forum @Edwinbetz
    Saw your collection on the other thread - wow!
    Great to see a fellow vaper that enjoys the hobby side of things
    Don't worry there are various rabbit holes in vaping and they are all very deep
    Enjoy it
    There are plenty experienced helpful vapers here with us so feel free to ask questions as you go along.
    For the stacked mod, go to the mechanical section and feel free to make a new thread there.
     
  6. MrGSmokeFree

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    Welcome to the forum @Edwinbetz :) Enjoy your stay:headbang:
     
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    Hi everyone.
    My name is Nicolas, I'm from a small dorpie near Kenton on Sea in the Eastern Cape.
    Smoked a packet a day for about 30 years (its actually the first time I wrote that.. scary).
    Anyway I was introduced to e-cigs when the whole thing just started with those nasty cigarette like looking devices, then got a Twisp, then another one.. No idea why. Finally realised that juice could taste nice and swapped to an Eleaf iJust. That lasted for a while until i upgraded to the Smok AL85. Couldn't keep up with the cost and quality of the atomisers, so smacked a Dead Rabbit RTA on it and was pretty happy. Damn thing is starting to fall apart and needs to be kept together with tape and glue. So! The next mod is on it's way and I'm really looking forward to it. Ordered a Vaporesso Gen from the friendly guys at SirVape. I mix my own juice although I still haven't found what I'm looking for...;) Also starting to build my own coils, we'll see how that goes.
     
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  8. Edwinbetz

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    Welcome! We will have to swap recipes some time.

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    Welcome to the forum @NicolasF . Enjoy your stay.
     
  10. Puff the Magic Dragon

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    Welcome to the forum @NicolasF .

    Our smoking history is remarkably similar as is our early vape history. I am however envious of your ability to be satisfied with the vape devices you have used. I went another route and have been through mountains of gear. Some people never listen when warned about being sucked in by the hype.

    I think that you made a wise decision on buying the Vaporesso Gen. I don't own one....yet, but I have tried one and it seems great.

    If you are unhappy with your DIY juice I would strongly advise that you ask as many questions as you want on the forum. There are many juice experts who would be very willing to help and point you in the right direction.

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    Welcome to the forum @NicolasF
    Congrats on the vaping and your journey so far!
    All the best from here. There's a lot of great recipes in the DIY section, just have a look
    And we are very lucky to have many experienced and helpful vapers here with us - so feel free to ask questions as you go along
    Enjoy your stay
     
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    Hi all,

    Just joined this forum and community. I've been putting it off for a while, but I kept on seeing it pop-up a lot when I searched for reviews of products and juices, so I just thought to join. It seems like the largest community of vapers that I am aware of right now.

    Used to smoke normal ciggies about 15 years ago, but decided to stop because of health concerns and how expensive they were getting. I was more of a social smoker, like when drinking or going to parties, so nothing hectic.

    Decided to start vaping soon after I quit smoking, but at the time, didn't know much about vaping so got one of those cheapy vape starter packs that looks like a pen with the long string wicks and I thought that seemed good at the time, but it really wasn't doing much for me, and lost interest and stopped for a while.

    Then decided to get a different type of atomiser, I think it was one of those smaller KangerTech tanks with a seperate battery and I enjoyed that for a while as well. But also lost interest and took a break, but would go back to it every now and then.

    Then about 7 months ago, met a friend who was into vaping, and he had the Smok Nord with nic salts and decided to try it. It was good, but the nic was really harsh and didn't not get much flavour from it. We kept on seeing each other often and I always used to bum a few drags from his vape, but then decided to go out and buy my own vape one that I could use without nic salts and I found this decent deal on Takealot for a Smok TFV12 Prince and decided to try that out, and ever since, I've been hooked. The flavour and the clouds have been addicting.

    I've since bought another Smok TFV12 Prince to have second unit to vape with a different flavour and 2 mods, and an RDA (Hellvape Dead Rabbit), and just recently bought an RBA for the Smok Prince tank. And have been looking at all the local online vape stores and seeing all the variety available, and thinking what to look at getting next.

    I first thought I was into fruity flavours and got a bunch of juices that were fruity, some were hits and some were misses. But then decided try one of the dessert flavours and I was hooked and have been enjoying my dessert flavours more and more as of late. My current favourite dessert juice is GBOM Marilyn Macaroon Conspiracy, I can chain vape that all day, I find it so damn good. I finished my first bottle a few weeks ago and ordered another one immediately.

    I'll be looking around the forums and reading some info and check out if there are any good deals under the classified section to add to my collection.

    Cheers.

    P.S. - this post went on for quite a bit longer than expected. :eek:
     
  13. Rob Fisher

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    Welcome @DysectorZA and glad you decided to join! Love your Avatar! I'm a cat person too! :)
     
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    Welcome to the forum!
     
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    Welcome to the forum @DysectorZA . Enjoy your stay.
     
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    Welcome to the forum! Enjoy your stay sir!

    This is my one stop for information and questions relating to vaping and I havent been let down for a good many years!
     
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    Hello! I just joined recently as well an from what I can tell you will not be disappointed! Welcome!

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    Hello There, Im Cody, I've been vaping for 3 years now and I Can't Get enough of it, Im all about trying new things and meeting new people :)
     
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    Hey Cody!
    Welcome to the forum, I'm sure you will meet lots of new people and try a couple of things along the way.
     
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    Welcome to the forum @Naicker999 . Enjoy your stay.
     
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    Hello everyone! My name is Justin. I’ve been vaping since 2012. Haven’t smoke a cig since. I’m from the USA and an avid mech mod user. I love to meet new people - especially from all over the world.
     
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    Welcome to the forum @KubrixOrange . Enjoy your stay.
     
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    Hey guys,

    reDDevilza here, from Johannesburg.

    I go out with friends on the weekend, I'm a PC gamer and tattoo collector.

    Started Vaping in the beginning of the year after New Years as I was a heavy social smoker (going through 2 boxes in one night)

    I honestly love Vaping and look forward to meeting people over time :)
     
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    Welcome brother! I’m in the USA, on the east coast, New England area.


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