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  1. Hooked

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    Sometimes I can identify different flavours in coffee juice, but in fruits, which I don't often vape, not at all - just an overall sense which I classify as "Like" or "Dislike"!
     
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    I'm going as high up as I can possibly go in the thought that more heat brings more flavour.
     
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    Not always the case though, it depends on the juice profile. Start low-ish and then work your way up. There may be a sweet spot for every particular juice that does not necessarily translate to the next juice. Vaping is such a subjective and personal thing that you will really need to play around and tinker to find what works. As you start to learn what works for you, or not, the process will go quicker with ever next piece of hardware/liquid. There are many guys on this forum that will know if a tank/juice will work for them after about 30 seconds. I am not one of them yet, but I am a lot closer than I was 20 months ago. I do however believe that getting a good single coil RDA will serve you much better than a new mod.
    In terms of mesh, it is one of those love/hate things. The guys who like it will swear by it, while others are left cold. That’s the beauty and the curse of vaping, I am afraid... there are so many options out there that everyone will find something they like, but it can be hell on a new vaper to figure out what that is.
    If you can find one, I think you will have a great time with a Hadaly, Entheon, Citadel, Venna etc (good clones will give you the exact same vape too). There is a reason why so many top DIY mixers use these types of restrictive, small chambered RDAs for testing their liquids.
    The last thing I want to mention is also around deciding what “great flavour” means to you. There is a difference between (although they’re not always mutually exclusive) getting a lot of flavour and getting good flavour. Cranking up the wattage on a big dual coil build could give you a very saturated, dense and sweet vape, while a smaller build could give you that reference flavour where you can tell all the different notes and nuances of a liquid apart. To some, getting a roundhouse kick of sweet fruit-something-ish to the face is all they need. To others, being able to tell what different fruits were used and how a cream (or whatever) was used to bind them together means more.
    Like I said, hell on a new vaper.
    I still screw up regularly, get bored quickly and also still chase that unattainable “perfect vape”, so I am no expert to give you much advice.
    What I can however do is relate to what you are going through, as I recognize so much of my own journey in your posts. With that in mind, the only advice I can confidently give you is to enjoy this part of it. Make the seeking part of your hobby/journey and expect that there will be (many) hiccups and bumps in the road. Try make peace with that and replace the frustration with a sense of taking on a challenge, or puzzle. Like someone mentioned earlier, as long as you are not lighting up a cigarette, you are winning.
     
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    Apologies for the above post being all over the damn place, I tend to start writing and just continue as I think of things.
     
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    As above what @CJB85 said it's not that Black or White but depends on so many different factors!
     
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    The response to this thread is absolutely insane. I can't express how grateful I am for all this help. I will go buy some coils tomorrow. Just a question, I don't know what core (3,5,6) means. I'll get ni80 Clapton's since that seems most popular. I'll get 2,5mm and 3mm.
     
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    Below is a quad core fused clapton.

    Notice inside there are 4 wires. That's the quad. Clapton means its wrapped altogether nice and tightly by another wire around the outside.

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    This is a tri-core clapton.

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    The coils you are being shown give loads of surface area which also encourages flavour!
     
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    Try finding something like this. The pic below is stainless steel, but does come in Ni80. Coilology 7-in-1 performance coils.

    Several local vendors do sell this and other brands which have a variety of coils. This particluar one is like R150 and has quite a few different coils for you to experiment with. By no means are these the best coils. But they a competent.

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    Google - coil master skynet coils

    I have also seen those available locally, good variety of different types of coils to experiment with aswell.
     
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    How long for your lips to grow back?
     
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    Those aren't bad especially for the price, they are KAnthal and not Ni80. But that's not too much of a issue. You get quite a few of each o give it go. Just youtube how to get rid of hot spots and how to pre cut the leads so they fit in your profile. There must be a video online about using regular coils in a profile.
     
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    https://www.cloudloungevapery.co.za/collections/accessories/products/coilology-7-in-1-coil-set-ni80

    since it shows you in sandton, not sure if you close to fourways
     
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