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Billet Box Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Regulated (Voltage / Wattage / 3.7v/ Temp Control)' started by forza, May 9, 2017.

  1. dubya314

    dubya314 Gold Contributor Member For 4 Years

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    I really need to tear into the Xeta's and see what's going on. I have three set up with the same chimney and af plug, and the draw is totally different on them all. Anyone else run into this?
     
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    If all are the same (Coil, insert, drip tip, af dial) then there are only 3 remaining points...

    Cotton

    AF vents different on Authentic BB and Clone BB?

    Direction of the AF via bridge


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    Same build. Same cotton (best I can do) Try to turn them the same, but maybe a hair makes a difference?

    EDIT: All on authentics
     
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    From what I know of silver plating, it would have to be .999 since electroplating is a transfer of silver ions from the electrolyte solution onto the cathode and even if the anode is .925 silver, only the Ag+ ions will be part of the reaction. The other metals in the sterling silver composition (Cu mainly) will react with the nitrates or cyanides in the electrolyte solution.
     
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    More than likely it is aluminum, it is lighter.
     
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    He mentioned it had heft... aluminum is a fairly light material, and being that china made it and has a gagillion metric tonnes of copper (And lead) I figured it to be one of the two ;)
     
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    I thought I read it was lighter....never mind me, today was a looong arse week.
     
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    take that and put it on a few mods and see if it reads the same. mine read .10 over a DNAc. but, it may have some kind of glitch i didn't think to check for at the time.
     
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    if its lead, that would be a real easy check. just put a screwdriver, or whatever, to it and push. lead will leave a noticable dent.
    idk that they would use lead, if for no other reason that if found out, they could have real problems.
     
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    I really think my humor is missed sometimes when making fun of China

    I think it’s a copper or brass base


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    I had one of those 521 thingabobs... tossed it in the trash after the first use.

    It was wildly inaccurate and had firing issues; I got it free in a trade on reddit.

    Been using my old VT133 for nearly 3 years now as my meter/firing build block


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    Mine hasn't been TOO bad. For mechs I always double check on a YIHI or DNA mod and it's usually a coupla few tenths difference. Haven't had any firing issues, but the single battery limit is a bummer.

    I was going to grab one of those Oni DNA 200 boxes when Vaporrange had em for like 50 bucks and make an ohm reader/build stand out of it. I wish I would have. Though I do have a 250c board with a broken screen connector I might be able to rig up. Haven't gotten around to that either.
     
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    lol, guess i didn't get it. but, we are talking about china here, so....
     
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    I thought about building one long ago with a spare 200 board I had. Ended up being more than buying a cheap 200 mod.

    I really think all mods are accurate, just not all have good wiring or 510.


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    Alright Xeta lovers, I have done them both ten ways to hell, and I have to report Vapeshell wins for me. Mind you mtl, only, I did not try dl either way. Not that the Xeta is not good to me, just that Vapeshell is that much better ;)
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    I have the Kindbright deck inserts, but haven't tried them yet.
     
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    It's a must imo, the 1.4mm. I drilled the .8 out to 1.55mm and it is great as well. Then, as @BobsHere told me, you can chuck that af ring across the room :D
     
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    I meant hundredths. Like .15 to .17 or 8 or so.
     
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    As we are all familiar with rabbit holes, I just went down another one pretty hard with the Dynavap. I'm looking at making my own induction heater

    I've been using the DV for a week now for CBD flower with great results. I won't go into detail here since this forum or thread is about that.

    Point is, you can get obsessed with anything if you put your mind to it!

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    It did not get here, but as we all know, the USPS tracker is a roll of the dice.
     
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    Where did everybody go?
     
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    I went to get a loaf of bread
     
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    Anyone ordered the new revised Bantam Box yet? I have pre-ordered the Gold version :)
     
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    Hey guys, would anyone be interested in trading a SXK BB (DNA 60 or 70W. I don't care) for a Bantam Box with flush 510 nut? It's a solid 9/10 from use with just some scuffs on the panels. Comes with all OG extras too. NN tip not included. [​IMG]

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    Damn it, I gave mine away about a month ago or I would have been all over this..
     
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    You don't have a Billet Box?
     
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    I will be interested to hear your thoughts. Once you get done running back and forth for bread.
     
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    Booooooo

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    Yes sir I do

    I'm looking for a work beater. I'm just looking to maximize battery life bc I'm lazy and don't want to change the battery daily

    Edit: I appreciate you guys not pointing out my incessant typos

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    That is the only reason I couldn't get behind the bantam's... 350 batteries ...even at a low wattage, still short of a full days use.

    Surprised you don't get a Pico+Dvarw Clone as a work beater 167g loaded ... honestly can't think of a smaller/lighter full function 18650 combo for the price.
     
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    That's a rock solid setup for sure, but it wouldn't work for me for a couple reasons. My mod is in my pocket all day long and with bending, reaching, and dodging customers I'd be afraid the tank would take a hit and I'd be stuck with a pocket full of juice.
    The BB is perfect with the tank protected behind the panels fo what I do.

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    Back pocket?

    I'm sort of abusive to the Pico-Dvarw Clone I have, and I have the poly steam tuners tank on it.

    Get into the car I just toss it at the passenger seat... just in then drop it in the door handle cubby. Car is in the garage and the windows are always down... (Cali-life)

    While walking amuck.. its with my Keys or clanking about against the Inkosi's titanium handles
     
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    I always make my juice 40/60 for MTL. For whatever reason, yesterday I decided to do 30/70. Now my wicks won't keep up.

    So do I rewick and thin out the tails or make more juice? The answer for today is, turn down wattage cuz I'm lazy.

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    I'm not much help, I'm 35/65 for mtl :p
     
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    Nah I keep mine in my front pocket. I'd freaking sit on mine bc I'm always in a rush haha

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    Yeah I'd thin out the tails or revisit how tight you have your wick in the coil if that doesn't work.
    I'm switching back to 70/30 bc even though flavor is great, I feel like my mixes have lacked body ever since I started doing 60/40. I've messed around a bit with TPA Smooth and that's helped some too.

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    I'll try later today. Got the day off. Gotta take my GF to get cancer cut off her nose

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    Well that's no bueno. Best of luck to her!

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    This me for Random Stuff with Shady:

    I've ordered stuff from FT and 3F at the same time on my last two purchase binges and this is now the second time the FT one hit customs first. I thought 3F was supposed to be faster?

    This morning, I was all excited to try a new strain of CBD flower... realized last night that I was heating up the chamber too fast on my Dynavap... slowed it down today. Tool a BIG OL' rip...

    Coughed like I was 15 again. Apparently my technique needs work.

    I don't know why I share these embarrassing stories. It just gives @~Don~ further ammo.

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    Damn. Good luck to her!
     
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    I haven't smoked any type of bud since I was 21 in Rochester... just the smell of it from those smoking it around me gives me a contact high now.


    BUT!


    I remember smoking enough to not be high; guess there is a point where you smoke so much at one time, your brain flips a switch, and you're not high anymore lol. (Really don't know if that is true, but happened with me)


    Had a buddy named Chris, a few others with us... had him take rip after rip after rip... I said to him, "You stop smoking when we are out, or I'm kicking your ass"

    He literally cried saying I can't smoke anymore...


    Funny thing is, that was the night we both stopped smoking bud
     
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    Too funny. Tell you what though, the stuff I've been trying has all been excellent. No psychoactivity at all. Just relaxed and focused. Pretty cool

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    Does anyone here happen to know the width of a panel magnet?
     
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    real close to .100"
     
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    Thanks. FT has a bunch and I am talking with someone who wants to try making her own panels. Plus, I have lost a few and would like repacements.
     
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    i got mine on ebay. pretty cheap, like $5 for 50. let me go look.
     
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    50 pcs 3 x 1mm Disc Rare Earth Neodymium Craft Magnet Warhammer very strong tiny
     
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    eBay item number:
    232310283105

    $4 shipped and in a few days. in this case = fuck FT.
     
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    btw. how much are the Ft ones ? like $.32 , lol. maybe i'l get more, just cause.
     
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