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Discussion in 'All Things Mod Making' started by gscott1979, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. gscott1979

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    After spending a couple of hours rewiring my parallel box the other day it's been vaping great,just refilled the aromamizer went to take a hit it started getting hot.
    Whipped batteries out in time, heat shrink melted off my mosfet and it shorted to the box,might have fooked the switch 2 ImageUploadedByPlanet of the Vapes1451696461.555598.jpg ImageUploadedByPlanet of the Vapes1451696487.266573.jpg
     
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  2. Tubbyengineer

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    It shouldn't have damaged the switch, however you really need to wrap the mosfet in a seperate piece of shrink tubing that won't get so small it tears, better still wrap it in high temp plastic film before shrink tube, it's usually the sharp corners that cause shrink tube to tear...
     
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  3. billy_idle

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    that sucks :-( hope you get it sorted out soon
     
  4. gscott1979

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    It was done all neat n tidy,on further investigation I've discovered the mosfet had fried,put battery in and dropper on there was a slight sizzle at the coil hit the button and the box would heat up where the mosfet sits
     
  5. EthelKing

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    You poor sod :( You're not having much luck with your builds lately. New Year - New Luck, eh? :2thumbsup:
     
  6. Tubbyengineer

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    Aargh that's tough, I thought from the picture that the Heatshrink tubing had just split, causing the mosfet to short - hence the wrapping advice...
     
  7. doobedoobedo

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    Get yourself some kapton tape. It's thin, strong and very high temperature. Great for insulating.
     
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  8. gscott1979

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    Tell me about it first the 510 on my squonker now this just hope I have better luck soon,lol
    No worries mate,always happy to take on a couple of extra tips wherever I can
    I might just do that cheers for the tip
     
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  9. ax

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    Bugger.. know the feeling with that. Tell ya what drop me a PM with your address, I'll sort you a couple of Sleds.. ;)
     
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  10. gscott1979

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    Cheers @ax that awesome of you!
     

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