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Thread: Ceramic wick not wicking.

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    Ceramic wick not wicking.

    Hey guys!

    I've run into an issue, and I'm sitting here scratching my head on what it could be.

    I built up a ceramic wick on an RSST, it's sitting at 2.3 Ohms.

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    Now, for some reason, I can't get it to wick. I've cleaned it out for a good 5 min under warm water, dry burned it too, and it's still not wicking at all.

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    Is it tight in the hole?

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    Yep! and I left it overnight upright and there's juice around the wick.

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    ^^ that.

    Drill wick hole bigger, allow some space which also allow the wick to tilt a bit to reduce the 'top leg in air' distance.
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    As Mr G says, you need space around the wick. They have a porous surface that plays a major role in the juice finding its way up the wick. If you have it tight in the hole it stops the flow of juice around the wick. I think the RSST has an insulator? If so, take it out and that should give you some space.

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    Insulator is a piece of metal glued in with a insulator between the metal ring and the base.

    I have no drill bits or anything, which is a shame.

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    [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/nAxeZ0U.jpg[/IMG]

    That's what it looks like, what's puzzling me is that there's juice everywhere but it's not wicking.

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    Best to boil the ceramics for a good 10 minutes before using as this will get rid of a lot of fine particles that could prevent wicking.
    Also good to let them soak for a couple of hours in VG before you wrap.
    Even then they take a long while to fully settle in and perform reasonably.
    Well at least Vaping has stopped my god awful wheezing

 

 

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