Show us your Pit Stop

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  1. CaliGuy

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    Wait a minute, that is an Alien Coil in the Dvarw 16. How on earth did you get that in there Rob?

    Even 28g round wire is a tight squeeze.
     
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    Reduced it to 2mm. :)


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    And it fits, how high did you raise it to clear the posts, so you have a pic perhaps.
     
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    D16 001.JPG D16 003.JPG D16 004.JPG D16 005.JPG
     
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    Recoiled and wicked the Subtank Mini this weekend

    What an easy tank to pit stop. Simple 28g Kanthal wire coil - 8 wraps or so - comes out at 1.3 ohms.

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    Nicely glowing

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    Simple wicking with Rayon. The ‘bunny ears’ method. Wick pressing against the juice holes from inside

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    So easy.

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    Needless to say after a pit stop this tank is vaping beautifully. It’s not the biggest or best vape in the world but it’s very good for me on my VM Syrawberry and Paulies Guava mix. At low power - about 12 Watts.

    And this tank doesn’t give any issues. No leaks. No dry hits. Just chugs along. And has been doing so for years.

    Mind you - this wicking is giving me ideas on the Dvarw...
     
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    @Silver I was going to say the deck on the Sub Tank Mini has similarities to the Dvarw and even the KayFun’s. Looking at how you wicked this tank I can recommend you try this wicking style on your Dvarw as I have started to use a very similar wicking method in my Dvarw DL to restrict the airflow and improve the flavour making it a more saturated vape.

    See below pic on my wicking technique, works perfectly and zero leaking, not that I ever had leaks with the Exocet Method.

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    @Silver @Rob Fisher @CaliGuy Sorry to derail the thread, but what cameras are you using to get these close-up pics? I’ve tried with my phone (ok, it is an old iPhone 6s) but all I get is a blurry blob!
     
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    I use my iPhone 10 standard Square Pic mode using the built in 2x Zoom Function.

    You will notice in all my photos that I use 1 or 3 locations as they have the best lighting which also play and important part.

    You can also take a standard photo and try get it as focused as possiable. Then once you have the pic use the edit function to crop and zoom in, this also helps get a clearer close up on the older iPhones.
     
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    iPhone 10X Max with X2 zoom normally.
     
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    Thanks @Rob Fisher @CaliGuy I’ve been due for an upgrade since Nov 2017, which coincidently is the same time I really started vaping, but have been upgrading vape equipment instead of my phone.
     
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    Read the new Huawei P30 and P30 Pro plus the new Samsung 10’s have really good camera’s, they all have 3x Rear Facing Cameras. iPhone cameras are good for getting realistic colours using their True Tone technology but they don’t have heaps of adjustment, more of a point and shoot camera and adjust afterwards.
     
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    What you can also do @Asterix - is what I did many times on my old iPhone 5S - just put the camera a bit further away (so it can focus) and then zoom in. Pictures usually come out decent enough for web use. If you are too close it won't focus properly. Rather go a bit further back (like say 10cm or so further back - and then just zoom in)
     
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    Thanks @Silver will try this!
     
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    My pit stop today

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    I’m laughing at how apt your photo is in this thread, but I’m sure you are not. My sympathies. (P.S was this before or after the whiskeys?o_O)
     
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    Sigh..........it was before the whiskeys. The whiskeys was because of this...........
     
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    The mighty RM2 on ‘thumper’ is getting a pitstop

    Paracoil looks a bit tired but a light scrub with the toothbrush will have to do.

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    Now for the juice which this Reo serves. Blackbird in a diluted fashion.

    18mg base. 11 drops of VM menthol. And 25 drops of Blackbird. Am rationing it. Took the photo before shaking the bottle. You can see the Blackbird goes to the bottom even though I add it last.

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    All wicked up and lubed up. CBV2.

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    And voila! My MTL heaven restored! Thumping like a ferocious grizzly bear ;-)

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    That’s beautiful... Almost like reading poetry. How’s the throat hit?


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    Ooh, it’s lovely @Amir
    It’s very high throat hit. Just two or three toots and I’m satisfied for a while
    I find the touch of menthol just adds to the experience
     
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    The curiosity has captured me. I hope the next time we bump into each other I get to try this combo


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    Pitstopped the Rose MTL yesterday.

    Forgot to post it

    It needed a new wick.

    Coil was fine
    Looking pretty good actually - after the toothbrush treatment. It’s a Clapton of sorts that came with the device. About 2.5mm ID. Reading 0.73 ohms on the VTC Mini.

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    Flavour after the pitstop is super. It’s my Havana Nightz MTL vape at my desk and has been for some time. I like it a lot.
     
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    Quick pitstop of two desk Vapes to see me through the day or most of it.

    It’s going to be Huntsman in Reo Silver and the usual Havana Nightz in the Rose MTL.

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    That was quick

    Ready for the morning !

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