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TC accuracy and wire selection

Discussion in 'Temperature Controlled Vaping' started by danb, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. Jugg1es

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    If @Tubbyengineer asked me to check, I'd check. He's the resident guru here, well worth listening to.
     
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    Thanks for the clarification. I've learnt something new. Will check this out.
     
  4. Tubbyengineer

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    Don't worry aboout it- this shit still happens to me and I'm supposed to know what I'm doing...:D
    If you're getting problems with TC and don't have a clue where it's going wrong start by checking the actual resistance against what Steam engine says it should be, I've found it's often helped...
     
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    Got myself some Nife30 to get away from NI200, am I better using spaced or micro coils with Nife?
     
  7. Tubbyengineer

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    You can use contact coils with Niffy but it can sometimes "lose" a wrap - so probably best to stick with spaced coils until you're really sure about working with it...
     
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  8. steves

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    Can explain that? Lose a wrap? You mean one of the outside wraps doesnt hear properly?? Or it pops the coil??
     
  9. Tubbyengineer

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    It shorts out between the individual wraps - and one refuses to heat up...
    It could be any one of them anywhere in the coil...
     
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  10. steves

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    Ok. I sometimes used to get that with NiFe48 but its usually one of the end wraps! Now I always lightly torch the coils first before strapping them on the deck. Seems to cure the problem. Light pulsing/squeezing/stroking/strumming/praying and good to go!

    You using SV 30 or Resistherm btw??

    Cheers

    steve
     
  11. Tubbyengineer

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    I'm using a mix of wires depending on how I feel, but I use Stealthvape for all my wires be it NiFe30, Titanium, SS316L, Ni200 or Kanthal
     
  12. steves

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    Ok. The reason I asked is that Resistherm has very different properties to the stealthvape wire. Inferior in my humble opinion..
     

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