JuggerKnot Mini RTA - Reviews

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    So yeah same story, I don't think it's colour related with the Zeus x. I have a black Zeus x and it was flooding because I didn't wick it correctly. I only have black tanks.

    You just have to get the sweet spot with the amount of cotton to use, the tail thinning and length of the tails. Not all tanks like to be wicked the same way so just play around with the wicking and take your time.
     
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    Using the smaller 510 drip tip that comes with the gear and the converter that comes with the dead rabbit. Even though the Jugger has a very good looking drip tip this change up is more comfortable on the lips.[​IMG]

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    Looks a bit k@K though ;P .... but good to know the DR adapter works on it .....
     
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    Yeah it's not that good looking BUT it works :rofl:
     
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    Just a little update, after quite a bit of frustration and drinking about 50ml of juice due to the FLOODING and almost selling it (I might still only because I get more out of dual coils) I have finally got a perfectly working Juggerknot Mini!
     
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    Still perplexed as to why you where struggling to wick the JKM. If I had to guess I would say that you were thinning out the TFC Cotton to much because this cotton is not like the regular course cotton like Vapefly or Cotton Bacon, even gentle thinning take chunks out of your wick.

    I don’t thin out my TFC anymore, basically cut it to length, just take away the compressed cotton where I cut with the scissor, tuck it, prome it and she’s vape ready.
     
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    I didn't know the TFC was that special. So yes was still thinning out the tails the usual way. With the last rewick I used firebolt and it was perfect! I still have major flooding with the Zeus x but it might be because of the TFC and the thinning.
     
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    Sounds to me like the TFC is not your friend. I can tell you honestly I don’t use it in the Juggerknot, my go to cotton for this RTA is Firebolt.

    And don’t use TFC for a Dual Coil anything, I had TFC singe right through the middle a few times when I still had a Dead Rabbit RTA. TFC work best in single coil low wattage. It is a fantastic cotton but not a plug into any atomizer cotton.
     
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    I had the same experience with the Zeus X on my first wick. But I think the issue was that I didn’t prime it enough before filling the tank because I just turned it upside down to let the overflow out then put it upright again and continued vaping and the problem stopped immediately. Just enough time for the wick to get enough juice to fill the ports...
     
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    Ok so the Zeus is rewicked ONCE AGAIN. I primed the crap out of the it with the afc closed. It's now sitting in front of me still with the airflow closed. Will give it 10 minutes to do it's voodoo magic that causes it not to flood.

    Let's see if I made the almighty Zeus happy this time...
     
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    what flavour profiles are you gents running through the JK. It seems to like fruity profiles. the dessert are nice but not popping like the fruity flavours. if you are getting joy with desserts what coils and wattage you running?
     
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    Just got my Jug today... Still early days. The saturated vape isn't consistent. Next step... Even less cotton [​IMG]

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    I find using the bowtie method is the best (make your wick ends in bowties and cut 1/3 to 1/2 off the top)
    No thinning out no nothing just that and make sure the wick ends just cover the juiceflow holes , also doesn't need to be stuffed down....
    I do still get a bit of spitback on refill but I can live with that as it's only the first drag or so , the flavour is worth it ;)

    And ahem dibs if you decide to sell ;)
     
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    Cotton thin enough to just be able to tug it out of the coil.
    Tails short- can barely see mine through the wicking port when assembled.
    Fluffed and combed out a little, then trim the edges slightly and fluff again.

    Coil height- can barely see bottom of coil when looking through the airflow slots.
     
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    Like so, you can even use a small sharp scissor to give it a straight haircut in the wick port to make it all perfect looking.

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    Thanks for the tips

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    I'll try this tonight. Wicked mine tight through the coil and did not thin the edges out that much. Tails also quite tight in the juice holes, but the deck flooded while standing over night...
     
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    Got the JKM because of the reviews, here's my experience:

    I am an avid lover of the Augvape Intake, which is a solid and underrated tank IMHO. The ONLY issue I have with it is that you have to rewick it everyday, and there is no bubble glass replacement supplier in the country. The flavor and draw I get from the Intake is phenomenal.

    As for the JKM - I have had an exotic coil in it @ 3mm ID and my own Wotofo Fused Clapton @ 3mm ID (Ni80, Tri-core 26g). Best flavor is from my own coils (Not going to name and shame the exotic coils - resistance was too high IMO).

    The airflow is something to get used to coming from the Intake on daily use. I have to close down to at least halfway, which enhances the flavor on the positive side. The flavor is decent, BUT, I get an emphasize on the sweetener. I do not taste the juice as a whole like in the description of the manufacturers as intended, or as with the Intake. The fruity juices taste good, but the desserts and bakeries are just sweetened. I also find it more of a nuisance to clean over the Intake. The wicking slots on the JKM are also quite small - you have to nail it to get the wicking absolutely perfect!

    Overall it's a decent tank, but my Intake beats it hands down.

    They should bring out more top airflow tanks which have "silos" that concentrate airflow to hit coils from the bottom. That's basically what both the Intake and JKM did and which made both very successful over their competitors.
     
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    @Wimmas how long do you cut your coil legs? I find 5-6mm to be optimal. Also prefer the 2.5mm diameter coils, specifically nano aliens coming in at around 0.46ohms.
     
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    100% agree desserts do not do well in this tank
     
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    Did you buy the Reload or Fatality 25mm? They are better than the Intake in my opinion.

    Why do you need to wick so often? I'm flavor OCD and only renwick every 4 days.
     
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    Yeah. It's a menthol ice fruit tobacco tank. And it shines for these.
     
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    I'm running a dessert in the jkm and it's very decent flavour.
     
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    I do not have something to measure coil length to the mm...I usually eyeball it and use common sense to ensure the airflow hits the coil bottom / side. I have tried 3.5mm and 3mm ID coils. The 3.5mm does work but you need to thin out the cotton substantially. The 3mm has worked great so far. Reason I haven't tried 2.5mm is cause I feel like it will increase the amount of airflow which is too much for me already. I'll try it sometime soon and see what I get.

    The other thing I have found on single coil is around 0.2 ohm works for me and I get this through a Ni80 Tri-Core 26g wrapped in 40g. If I go with thinner wire or less cores and the ohms increase, the ramp up and heating of the coil is too quick for me and burns the liquid too fast, resulting in popping / semi-dry burns. I like the longer draws so I need to stick to lower ohms.

    Below some pics of the build I did tonight. I put in some Nutty Crunch Cookie and the flavor is good, but once again an emphasis on the sweetener in the juice. On my Intake there is a more balanced flavor - you taste all the layers. In the JKM the layers are in the back, and the sweetener upfront in your face.

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    I was close to buying either of the two but there are three reasons I did not

    1. Dual coil - In my experience it just drains batteries too quickly as I need to push the watts to at least 60w to get a decent vape and ramp up
    2. Juice consumption - In my experience a dual coil setup consumes more juice and the stuff is already so expensive
    3. Bottom airflow - I am scared of leaking. I travel from JHB to Cape Town quite often and I do not need a tank which is going to leak inside my laptop bag or somewhere during the day when I cannot rewick
    I would've loved to get one of them or both....Maybe I'll get them sometime in the near future.

    As for the wicking - I vape around 20 - 30ml of liquid a day. After that the coil becomes so black and gives off a burnt taste on the Intake, then I have to rewick. The JKM does last a bit longer though. Never happened with my Ammit 25mm single - I could use it for 4 - 5 days without rewicking. I assume it's because of the small chamber on the Intake and the restricted draw. It's one of the trade-offs for immense flavour.