18-04-2012, 19:43   #346
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I'm finding with the inawera stuff that 4% concentrate is plenty, they recommend 3% for a lot of flavours.

For 10ml of juice you would only need 0.4ml of concentrate.
You could use 5ml of PG36mg, 2ml of 0mg pg and 2.6ml of 0mg vg and then you should end up with a wee bit less than 18mg liquid.
If you find there's not enough flavour you can then just add in 1 drop more of concentrate at a time. Thats the way I'm doing it except I do 50/50 pg/vg ratio.

I use a 1ml syringe to measure out the concentrate and 5ml syringe for measuring the pg and vg, I didn't find the pipettes accurate enough.

You can also use the eliquid calculator as well to get a more accurate pg/vg ratio.

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 Originally Posted by eeloe Okay, i'm thinkin in the next week or two i'm gonna have to put in an order with inawera to try and mix some of my own liquid.... so far in the cart i have PG 36mg 100ml PG 0mg 100ml VG 0mg 100ml Would i be right in thinking the following? 5ml of PG 36mg + 2ml of PG 0mg + 2 ml of VG 0mg + 1 ml of flavor will give me 10ml of 18mg juice? or have i got it all completely wrong?

 18-04-2012, 19:50 #347 eeloe Moderator   Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 2,210 ah i see, i thought the flavor would be measured in mls!
18-04-2012, 20:02   #348
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 Originally Posted by eeloe ah i see, i thought the flavor would be measured in mls!
It is in mls but .4 of a ml is 4% of 10ml. If you put in the full 1ml it would be 10% concentrate which may be too strong especially for some of them flavours. Its better to put in too little because you can always add a bit more if you find its not strong enough after steeping. I got an orange concentrate yesterday and I could smell it before I even opened the box.

I find the syringes give a more accurate percentage, a lot of people have recipes for amount of drops, but being just a beginner myself I felt more comfortable seeing exact measurements when measuring out.

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 18-04-2012, 20:09 #349 eeloe Moderator   Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 2,210 Ah yes i see i see! right, gonna put an order in on monday, only going to get 300ml of base fluids, VG, PG, and PG with Nic. that should do me a long while, if i like the flavors that is!
18-04-2012, 21:43   #350
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 Originally Posted by eeloe Ah yes i see i see! right, gonna put an order in on monday, only going to get 300ml of base fluids, VG, PG, and PG with Nic. that should do me a long while, if i like the flavors that is!
In the meantime while your waiting to start have a good look read through the information on the links above as well as there are lots of good tips to be got there.

 18-04-2012, 23:30 #351 Sir Digby Chicken Caesar Banned     Join Date: Dec 1999 Location: Carlow Posts: 20,517 they have a base that's 50:50 pg/vg if you dont want to fiddle about with 3 different bottles of base
 19-04-2012, 09:42 #352 eeloe Moderator   Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 2,210 http://www.inaweraflavours.com/en/12-nico That one yeah? Does the base fluid have a flavor it self? is it sweet, bitter or bland? i see some cats on youtube adding a sweetener to their mixes? is this really need? would 500ml of base fluid, and say 20-30euro worth of flavorings do me?
 19-04-2012, 09:52 #353 Sir Digby Chicken Caesar Banned     Join Date: Dec 1999 Location: Carlow Posts: 20,517 yeah that's the stuff tbh for your first order I'd reccomend you order a smaller amount of juice, maybe 100ml 36 and 100ml 0mg and enough somewhere around 10 flavours just so you get a feel for what flavours you might like. then when you know there are 2-3 you like, you can make a large order for flavourings and bases I made a huge order my first time and while I did use up all the base eventually, I'm left with a ridiculous amount of flavourings I still haven't bothered trying out because I dont have enough 5ml bottles to test them it gets unwieldy also I think inawera.com works out a bit cheaper than inaweraflavours.com oh and http://www.liberty-flights.co.uk/product.asp?id=26 cheap enough bottles (better than the inawera bottles imo) and great pipettes. the inawera pipettes are ****ing terrible, a couple of 3ml/1ml ones from liberty flights will sort you out for mixing small batches and free delivery from LT oh andyeah I think the bases have a very mild flavour. I dunno, cant say I ever vaped dthem on their own or noticed anything weird in my mixes. I didnt like that dirty neutral base (tobacco base) at all though. ruined any juice I tried to make. Last edited by Sir Digby Chicken Caesar; 19-04-2012 at 09:56.
 19-04-2012, 10:01 #354 eeloe Moderator   Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 2,210 Sweet, i'll get on the case over the weekend picking flavours and so on!
 19-04-2012, 10:04 #355 Sir Digby Chicken Caesar Banned     Join Date: Dec 1999 Location: Carlow Posts: 20,517 any of the inawera fruit flavours i've tried have been pretty good, very faithful to the actual thing. banana and pineapple especially
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 19-04-2012, 10:10 #356 eeloe Moderator   Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 2,210 It's only the fruit and Cola flavors i'm interested in, not gonna go mad trying to make some mad concoction or anything, maybe a minty one too for a change....see how i fare out, i'm gonna have to start keeping hold of my old juice bottles instead of tossing them!
 19-04-2012, 10:11 #357 Sir Digby Chicken Caesar Banned     Join Date: Dec 1999 Location: Carlow Posts: 20,517 dont order too much (any) of the red cola it smells very cola like in the bottle but when I mixed it.. jesus christ no just... no oh and the eucalyptus flavour is lovely. i normally hate menthol but I'd happily vape this all day
 19-04-2012, 10:46 #358 eeloe Moderator   Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 2,210 When i get dekang juices, i always throw in a bottle of their red cola, love the stuff... is it anything at all like that?
 19-04-2012, 10:51 #359 Sir Digby Chicken Caesar Banned     Join Date: Dec 1999 Location: Carlow Posts: 20,517 it wasnt for me anyway when you smell the bottle of flavouring there is a cola hint, but a very strong kinda chemical lemon flavour. when I diy'd the juice the only flavour that came through was that chemical lemonish flavour, it was rank.
 19-04-2012, 11:00 #360 eeloe Moderator   Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 2,210 euch...i'll pass on that then!