I recently started making my own NET’s and they taste awesome.
Now i was thinking of making my own blend of RY4 based on my NET’s.
The current one i am (cold) extracting is a pipe tobacco called Amphora (Burley, Kentucky, Oriental/Turkish, Virginia)
What would you guys recommend for vanilla and caramel? I made a little sample with 1% CAP French Vanilla and 1% TFA Caramel and it’s quite good, but i am very open for suggestions!
Welcome to the NET club
It sounds good to me and it will most likely improve with some steeping.
I like Inawera’s Shisha Vanilla but it is a lot stronger than CAP so you would need less.
Did you use TPA Caramel Original? That one is pretty good.
I have Amphora Original/Brown that I cold steeped for 7 months and it’s awesome. Currently I have a pot of Amphora Full/Red that is steeping right now waiting for me. Patience…
Welcome aboard. The two I would suggest, and they are pricey would be medicine flower caramel and vanilla. Like 8 drops in a 50 or 60 or 30ml of both flavors. Very strong stuff. I would also try a tiny bit of TFA Peanut Butter as well. I just smelled my RY4 Double that I absolutely love and has a hint on peanut butter to it.
7 months??? I am hitting 2 and then i’m going to harvest
What would you suggest as a good minimum time to extract?
As far as adding caramel and vanilla goes, i am thinking about making a batch of several different combinations and just see what happens. I have 2 vanilla’s and 3 caramel, including candy, so that might be nice
As skullblade said, i might tinker around with a little AP and some nut types, thinking a touch of hazelnut mayby?
So many things to try
I know of people who let it sit for a month. I find that the longer I leave it the stronger it is and the less I need to use, which greatly diminishes the coil gunking.
I just try to forget I have it standing around. Laziness also plays a big part I filtered one yesterday that steeped for 8 months and I have a few more of those.
Tinkering around is fun. When I vape them solo I usually get this moment when I think; this one would be really nice with a drop of … fill in the blank, the possibilities are endless.
Now that I have +/- 25 finished extractions sitting in jars, getting better every day, I’m kinda the same way with my NET macerations awaiting filtering. No need to rush things… seems the longer they sit, the better the outcome.
Hybrid mixes just haven’t crossed my mind as of late. …guess I’m just enjoying my NETs as they are without anything else in the mix; makes my decision making of what should go into the mix even easier…or even more lazy!
I just like the fact that not only my juice is handcrafted (and not the overpriced overly sweet ‘premium’ stuff), but i also made some of the ingredients
I’m also thinking about making some teas and vanilla.
The nice thing is you can pretty much extract everything
Scraped this off the thread above and added it to this thread, ‘cause I know you like your RY4 mixes.
To answer your question… My primary atty collection for NET centers around MTL type units; though I’m a “split the fence“, direct lung/mouth to lung type vaper.
So, that includes attys like the Geekvape Ammit RDA, Vapefly Holic RDA, Vapefly Galaxies RDTA, etc. I’ve also been a Kayfun RTA fanboi for years! Recently, I’ve been a big fan of the MTL Vapefly Brunhilde; super easy to coil and wick… and the permanent stainless steel internal wicking, takes me back to my early Genesis style RTA days.
I won’t hide the fact that coil burn offs and wick changes are a daily routine for me. If I want the fantastic true tobacco flavor I love… that’s what’s in the game for me as a NET user. For those who aren’t builders, I would never suggest they use NET; the expense of replacing premade coils would kill them!
Hey, thx for the response. I have to confess I’m a KF fangirl but like you, “split the fence”. I would say my daily drivers are more on the mtl side now especially being in the house more often. I have many of the attys you mentioned 'cept the Brunhilde but came very close to buying it. Speaking of Gennies, I’ve thought of using mesh wicks in the Vapefly RDTA (like Todd does) so I can keep the cotton/rayon tails short and easy to change out and not bother with tipping. Damn good flavor in that one, ey? I’ve got it on a squonker so I can just keep filling it.
Couldn’t find the Vapefly RDTA one (maybe I imagined it!) but here’s his vid on using SS mesh in RDTAs. BTW, I watched this because I feel the way he does. I shelved all my RDTAs because I found them a PITA to deal with wicking. Truth be told, they are some of the most flavorful tanks, of course. Here’s a way I can resurrect them. Break out the old Avocado, Serpent RDTA and all the rest. I have so many of these type tanks.
@Kinnikinnick Funny, this brings back memories of an old friend who also made his own NETs. He loved RDTAs. He was also a DIY all the way kind of guy. Made his own mods and modified his tanks. He also liked squonking. He discovered that on certain RDTAs (like the Serpent, IIRC) the center pin had a hollow point where he could drill a hole and turn it into a squonking RDTA. Couldn’t be done on the Avocado but he discovered several others that he converted. Sometime after that I started seeing tanks being manufactured using his idea. I couldn’t believe it. I felt he should be credited. He could have cared less but after all this time when I see something like the Vapefly RDTA I think of him.
Just wicked my Galaxies RTDA with that method… works like a champ! Thanks for the link. Don’t know why I haven’t done it like that before… …my Brunhilde works the same way, but with SS wire wicks. Easy peasy wicking for the win!