How to steep e-liquid?

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  1. dunemachine

    dunemachine New Member

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    I plan to buy Tmaxx's No Frills mLs juice when my current batch runs low, but it says that you have to steep the liquid yourself. I've looked online and found several methods for steeping e liquid, but what works well for you guys?
     
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    gopher_byrd Cranky Old Fart VU Donator Silver Contributor Member For 3 Years ECF Refugee

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    For tried and true recipes, I just do time in a cool, dark place. I don't use the various rituals like heat or ultrasonic. For a new recipe, I'll try some right after mixing, then throw it in the closet and sample periodically after that.
     
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    Thanks for the tip! How long would you normally keep it in a cool, dark place?
     
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    gopher_byrd Cranky Old Fart VU Donator Silver Contributor Member For 3 Years ECF Refugee

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    It depends on the flavors used. Custards, creams, and some bakeries need a week or two. Fruit only flavors are shake and vape. That's the great thing about DIY, I always have juice ready to vape. I haven't bought pre-made vendor juice for almost 3 years.
     
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    Yep good ole father time....
     
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    Hmm.. being the impatient bastard that I am, I’ll probably just spend the few extra bucks for juices that are ready to go.
     
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    li_vaper21 Bronze Contributor Member For 1 Year

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    I usually keep glass bottles in the back on my drawer for about a week or so.
    Every day or every other day I will open the bottle to let it breath for a few.
    close it back up, (obviously) and shake it up to see the bubbles.
     
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    Jimi Diamond Contributor Member For 3 Years

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    When I am in a real hurry I use a crock pot 4 hrs @150 degrees. If not I let time do it's thing
     
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    SteveS45 Diamond Contributor Member For 2 Years ECF Refugee

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    I am currently using a desk lamp with an incandescent bulb to heat my DIY e-Liquids to about 100°F which Speeds up infusion and I can have e-Liquids ready to vape in 48-72 hours depending on the flavor. I have used the hot water method and can have e-Liquids ready in 4-5 hours like @Jimi
     
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