The Mission Impossible - Stinkie War

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  1. Braki

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    Hi everyone,

    Yeah I been quiet I know. Been a hell of a few months and it hasn't calmed down. But still going strong.

    My mission impossible:

    Getting the hubby off the stinkies.

    The Road so far:

    Twisp Cue: Threw it in the drawer cause the pods keeps leaking. And didn't give the satisfaction.
    Joyetech AIO: With DIY tobacco juice. Lasted a weekend and then also not anymore. Started on 6mg. To strong. Made it 4mg and it kinda worked.....Not
    Pico with RTA: With DIY tobacco juice. Lasted longer than a weekend. No go.
    Coilart Mino: We are getting somewhere. But the nic is not working. To low. 12mg Project X juice. (I'm enjoying this)
    Breeze Aspire: Borrowed from @Hooked . He doesn't like the size and the look.
    VGod Cubano Stig Disposable Pod: We got a close winner. It says (60mg/ml Nic). He says it can work, but he is going to use it a lot to get the cravings to go away for a stinkie. So the pod isnt going to last him more than a day.

    So now my question is:

    Coilart Mino with 48mg Nic Salts Tobacco flavour. Even if he uses it a lot. Its 2ml refillable and can be charged. Even if he comes down from a packet a day to 4 stinkies its already a win for me. Biggest problem is when he gets stress at work or the dumb asses working with him works up his blood pressure. Thats when the stinkies is his go-to. I was thinking of dropping a chill pill in his coffee in the mornings :D
    I'm scared of any side effects on the nic salts though. As soon as something is off with the vaping he drops is. (Leeking pods and tanks. Dont like the taste.)

    Any advice will be great now please. I'm really desperate for him to stop.
     
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    @Braki It's a pity that he doesn't like the Breeze 2 ;(
     
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    Gave it a look and a vape. He went for the Vgod Stig. Which means we getting somewhere.
     
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    I'm going to say something and other might agree with me or not, but after all those mods and he's not willing to stick with one of them for more than a week or two at least, then I don't think he is completely ready to give up the stinkies just yet.

    Unless you go with the VGOD for a few weeks and keep the others as backup. Just for incase. Can always use them around the house.
     
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    Now this is perseverance, good luck to you @Braki and just don’t stop trying, or take no for an answer.

    Looking at what didn’t work and what nearly worked, has he tried a reasonable or good MTL tank on the Pico with something like Havana Nights or RedWood by Pied Piper at maybe a 9 mg? Maybe you can split a bottle of 3 mg into 10 ml ones and nic up and have 1 of each 3,6,9 mg depending on the day he’s having, or the one he likes. Once you get the juice you get the nic level and the satisfaction. Also, I’m thinking of something like a Siren 2, quite tight draw, or even a Innokin Ares MTL, a lot more airflow to reasonably tight on the Pico.

    I personally don’t do nic salts, but for some it works. Based on his behavior and routines imho that may be a bad idea. I can see a silver developing more than once a day before my eyes. I will think a bit more on this based on how I was, and what I felt and can hopefully come up with something.
     
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    At least your hubby is receptive to the idea of vapeing.As I've stated many times on forum my wife won't even consider vapeing and isn't the type to even try leaving her comfort zone.Don't give up.
     
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    Hi @Braki. I don't know if he tries to vape exclusively. It did take me quite a while to reach that point. I used to vape & smoke and gradually reduced the smoking to two a day. That was when I could kick the cigarette habit completely

    All of the best.


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    Problem is that he is in the army working in the technical division. So he is very up and down stuff. So need something small that fits in the pocket. Like a MTL mod.
     
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    He is all for the idea of not having all the bad chemicals entering his body. So the pod system is drawing his attention more than the bigger mods and tanks. He came down to 4 cigarettes a day, but went back up since last week.

    The will is there. The mind is not.
     
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    Perhaps you should release the pressure on him for a while. He may start of his own volition in a week or two. He can then see vaping as his own decision rather than one he was being forced into. He can then claim it as his own achievement. Just a thought. Men are very strange creatures.
     
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    @Braki, I agree with @Adephi here. The first target must be to get him to want to quit smoking, really want to. If someone doesn't truly want to stop smoking, then they'll always find a reason to go back to smoking. I know, I've been there. You have to try and convince him the he wants to quit smoking. After that, it get's much easier.
     
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    Thats the difficult part. How do I convince him that he wants to quit without pushing him?
     
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    @Braki you simply can't... just leave him be... after he realises you are no longer pressurising him he will do it on his own.
     
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    Oki doki. I will excuse myself to the bathroom.... throw a tantrum in silence.... and then go back to where he is smoking :rofl:
     
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    Easy, just tell him: No vapey, no nookie
     
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    Hi @Braki. I agree that he must absolutely 100% want to quit smoking in order for anything to work. I made a goal for myself to stop smoking by the end of January 2019. Already got myself a mod (or two) and a Nord last year to see what vaping was all about and whether I liked it or not. I liked it so much that I am now more than a month off the stinkies. I use 48mg Nic Salts with the Nord 0.6ohm mesh coil,Yes it might not be the RIGHT thing to do, so I have been told, but it worked for me. I smoked more than 20 a day for 20 years and tried EVERYTHING else to quit smoking. I am now cutting down the nic. Good luck and remember it's gotta be HIS decision to quit.
     
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    I'm also off the smokes but my stomach feels bloated been vaping since November 2018 I vape around 10 - 15 ml @3mg nic
    Is this normal to feel like this

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    I am not a fan of nic salts for various reasons, but nothing wrong with high nic in principle. Nicotine does not deserve the bad wrap it gets. I started off almost six years ago with 36 mg regular nic (as did quite a few others). It served me well for a week of transition plus another week. Then I moved to 24 mg for many a month. Eventually down to 12 mg (with one or two tobaccos still at 18 mg) for a few years now. Bear in mind that I only do MTL - DL would have probably seen me down far more, but I do not like the higher heat required. Bottom line - I am happy to stay at 12 mg for as long as required - it is still far far better than stinkies.
     
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    It could be, and I am speculating, your body adapting or it could be that your body does not like PG. Maybe try some Max VG juices and see if it makes a difference.
     
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    I Google it now and gonna play around with the pg and vg mixed
    They also say to bring the mod closer to your mouth before vaping I kinda do the opposite
    I used to drink alot of water when I vaped in the beginning but I was using a the Atlantic nautilus
    So it might be too much dripping now cause sometimes I get a hengse sooibrand also lol

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    I mixed a 10ml now at 50/50 and gives me a throat hit on 2mg
    Tommorow night will try 100%vg
    The other thing it might be my mixes gonna give it till month end if the juices don't turned out right I'm done with diy
    I might then get rid of all my concentrates then

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    Try getting him a MTL tank. I'm currently using the OBS MTL cube kit. They cost around 900 bucks.

    The tank takes a single rebuildable coil. I generally use vandy vape superfine MTL wire. 5 or 6 wraps ohm out at 0.8 and I vape anywhere between 20 to 25 watts.

    I use 18mg freebase nicotine eliquid. It will give a simalar throat hit to a cig. If it's to week try 21mg or 24. If it's to strong try 12mg nic.

    There are more and more juice makers coming out with freebase nicotine eliquid in higher concentrates. I prefer this over nic salts.

    Perhaps his looking for that satisfaction as a posed to the smoothness of the nic salts.

    The other issue with pod systems is that it's variable wattage. Having a device you can set helps allot to get his preference.

    Goodluck. Hope he takes to something.

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    @Braki There's no way to get a person to stop outright unless they want to, of their own accord.
    I was a 40 a day camel filter smoker (and pipe at night until I'd sleep around 3am, so call it 50 to 60 a day I guess).

    The vape mods sat on the shelf unused, and then barely used, for months. Then I woke up one morning and told myself I'm not going to smoke today, I will vape and force myself to deal with it.
    And that's when it worked.
     
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    Positive reenforcement.

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    @The vaper Could be that you're sucking in too much air, just like babies do. You need to be burped. Ask someone to hold you over their shoulder and rub your back. That should do the trick.