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    Let's See your DNA 60's!

    I remember Hana Modz ;0)
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    How to lock DNA 250c Triade

    There could be options in theme designer which I'm honestly not fluent in, it's just something that I've noticed some other manufacturers offer that I haven't seen from Evolv yet. I'm using Replay at the moment, that's about official enough for me. ;0)
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    How to lock DNA 250c Triade

    Button placements on different mods may be the difference here as I have inadvertently adjusted settings as I mentioned.
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    How to lock DNA 250c Triade

    J.P. I have been inadvertently changing settings and just found your post searching for a means to lock out the function buttons while still retaining the use of the fire button. No luck so far. Edit: My post would be in reference to the 75C.
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    Props to Protovapor

    I eyeballed this kit for a modification for a while and ended up buying one of the mods first. I have a kit on the way now for the planned modifications. The XPV 75C is a well built mod and shouldn't be beyond most builders abilities, actually I'd consider it a good place for a builder to start from just to have something that will last IMHO. The kit's reasonably priced, quality materials are supplied and few tools are needed. This is no Chinese zinc alloy mod and it is priced competitively with quite a few not built at nearly the same quality.
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    Props to Protovapor

    Yeah, no kidding, right!
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    The Trucker DNA250C 30Ml. Squonk

    That's a lot of cranking on a mill AMDtrucking! Or do you have auto feed? DRO? I just used an end mill to cut through an inch and a half thick 4 inch wide billet of 7075-T651, it got me thinking about this thread. I'm heading for the table saw next time! Working in a machine shop spoiled me!
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    QP Designs Juggerknot Mini

    The year hasn't even come close to an end and the QP Designs Juggerknot mini has my vote for best top air flow single coil RTA of the year. Flawless performance on both TC and Replay. I've been using Vandy Vapes 316L MTL wire. It's best to tension wrap this wire by anchoring one and pulling plenty of tension while rolling your coil wrapping jig toward the anchored end of the wire. 4mm I.D., 5 spaced wraps wicked with Puffs pads cut to 12 to 13mm, skinned, fluffed and folded in the liquid channels, no comb out needed, just enough to peak out from the top of the side liquid inlets. Easy to build on and filling is a breeze with an OBS Engine styled fill port. If only I could find the right drip tip for me! I've ordered a second as the second production run will be shipping soon. Specs: 24mm Diameter Single coil No leaking Postless deck Pull up top fill Side installed screws (No coil twisting) Adjustable Top airflow Airflow stopper (No free spinning) New deck design (More airflow + Flavor) Triple channeled airflow to coils Airflow to coils (side,under,top) Signature 810 drip tip (Random color top) Glass 4.5ml bubble tank Glass 2ml tank (/Europe/TPD laws) Vape band with logo Flat head screws Hex grub screws Black O rings Accessory bag serial number Signature 810 drip tip(Removable bottom ring)
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    LONG ribbon display?

    Over the course of a week or two I've been putting a DNA 60 into a Hana's V4 when I've had the time to tinker and I seem to have mounted the board up side down as the display is oriented the wrong way, it's showing the connection point to the glass through the mods window. To avoid lengthening the atomizer load wires and battery wires I'd much rather find a display with a much longer ribbon if possible. Would such a beast exist? This has already turned into an experience, the plastic clip to release the battery door was so well seated onto the brass part that makes electrical contact at the battery's negative its stem broke so I've milled a duplicate from brass. The screws were too short that came with the Cisco 510, this I found after turning a little height off the deck in order to have atomizers seat flat on top of the mod. And I didn't have a center drill so the intended 2.5mm threaded holes for the mounting of the 510 didn't align correctly so they got bored and the brass retention ring was used. My phone is not allowing me to upload pics to my picture host or I'd include some pictures. Any help with a long ribbon display would be much appreciated!
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    LONG ribbon display?

    Stupid plastic parts anyway, maybe I'm done now. Slightly tricky little parts! Way better than original, easier opening and clicks shut as one would expect.
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    SS 316L Temp Control Issues

    The stresses imparted into the metals during manufacturing and coil building can cause them to move after being heated, so yes there is potential for hot spots after lightly dry burning contact coils. I gave up contact coils with TC circuits long ago, good to hear you're on the right track now.
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    SS 316L Temp Control Issues

    Have you tried replay mode? Stainless does what I call "settling in" even after the coils are lightly dry burned. The reason I asked about the replay mode is that the 75C will accommodate a stabilized vape even through this "settling in" process I've mentioned. The trick is to not take the mod out of replay once initially set, another lesson learned the hard way.
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    Mirage battery consumption really bad

    Cold solder joint maybe?
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    Reverse cell protection in parallel 2x18650

    Why not just three fuses? Color me simplistic. Ur two anyway, just depends on the configuration. Automotive resets come to mind although there are smaller alternatives.
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    "replay" rumor mill's already turning

    Replay is absolutely outstanding! Evolv ups the game once again!
  16. The 75C and 250C "replay" feature will be included in the non-international firmware?
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    LONG ribbon display?

    Tail of the tape. Broken latch copied from brass. Installed and looking crooked. Direction swap of the display. Pre-install. Modified Cisco 510. Escribage Done deal.
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    LONG ribbon display?

    Had to open the window a little but It's Alive!
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    LONG ribbon display?

    Looks like another option offers itself so all the shenanigans with the display cables can be avoided, I'll just extend the recess in the housing for the display. Fingers crossed!
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    "replay" rumor mill's already turning

    Just testing as I've forgotten how post pics here. ThinkVape Ranger dual 18650 DNA 75C Not sure how you folks are embedding in here. Mirage
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    "replay" rumor mill's already turning

    Are we there yet? Hehehe
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    Not so straight forward, Vape Cige Nano 80 swap!

    I found I made a mistake, there was a recess deeper in the plastic part for the circuit board although the board didn't want to be fitted into it. A cheesy screw snapped off in one of the zinc alloy posts so before I waste too much time with this I'm going to a Hanas V4 with the trap door, tapped screws in Cisco 510, housing the 60 and potentially a 20650 battery.
  23. I was lead to believe this would be a straight forward swap from the garbage 80 watt board the mod came with that wouldn't even adjust wattage in TC mods, not so much really. I complicated the swap a little by 86ing the Vape Cige 510 that looked pretty questionable, may hear of them failing up in here soon. 24mm is just a hair too wide on the sides of the mod so I used a 22mm 510 with a copper center pin. The greater of the challenge is in the actuators for the buttons, in the 80 they protrude on the back side, in the 60 the up and down bar is just about flat while the fire button is recessed on the back side for the micro switches body as well as the stem. Wouldn't be an easy task with rotary tools, files and such! Circuit board location isn't all that easy, UV glue can be your friend there, the display does have a good recessed area to seat into where again the UV glue came in handy. I wasn't rushing it and spent about 4 hours with the swap. It's a tight little unit now, not a hint of button rattle, USB is seated well and does what is should. Only a few pics to share, one of the - wire reroute because of the 510s locking nut and the other just showing the exterior. wire reroute Exterior .
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    "replay" rumor mill's already turning

    I believe retird gave the best explanation I've seen a few posted back. It looks as though a profile is designated to the replay feature and I believe he also mentioned replay through the Theme Designer.
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    "replay" rumor mill's already turning

    Nah, seriously doubt it would have been mentioned the numerous times without intent. Evolv isn't China based. ;0)