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What proportion of vapers do you think make their own eliquid

I believe too, the % of DIY mixers is pretty low. The vapors I know all buy commercial juices and own one setup to vape on.
One year after I quit smoking via vaping, the rumors started circulating that at some point in time we possibly would no longer be able to buy ejuice or mods etc. I thought, screw that… I’ll make my own. I quickly found this website and read everything I could on how to mix, build my own coils and proceeded to buy or (win in contests xD) as much vape gear as I could get my hands on
I found I got great satisfaction making my own and knowing that I could survive in case those ugly rumors ever came to pass. Nowadays I don’t know what the future holds but do know who’s door they’ll be knocking on if those vape shops ever close their doors. xD

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It’s also worth noting, as @Mew has mentioned, that when a deeming regulation or any perceived threat to the vaping community comes around there is usually a wave of new users wanting to learn DIY. How much that affects the proportions in question is probably negligible though.

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I’m the only one I know, I got a friend to start but she gave up after a short while. I can’t smoke anything commercial anymore, can’t find anything but plain candy floss that I like. Couldn’t have done it without you guys :slight_smile:

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In my friends circle:

I’m the only one mixing my own juice.

I’m the only one playing with coils etc.

I’m the only one with +3 setups, most have 1 setup, some 2 setups.

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@stratu1 welcome to this great place

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Thanks! I’ve been coming here for recipes for a year or two but somehow missed out on this forum. It’s really thanks to the “Weekly Summary” elr emails out that hooked me. Great stuff!

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I do think this is the best Forum around everyone is so helpful and nice

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Definately agree with you there English. I don’t post very often but I read the forum daily or more and this forum has got to be my favorite…great bunch of people here. :grinning:

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Holy crap if that’s not the truth lol my brother in law owns one mod, one tank, and vapes 2 types of commercial juice but primarily just one flavor, and he is the person who converted me and my dad over to vaping lol

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Geez…that’s like owning 1 fishing lure, or 1 guitar, or women owning only 1 pair of shoes! Have you tried to show him the attorney of his ways?

EDIT: error…error of his ways. Damn spellcheckers!

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I’m sure my mrs would be a lot happier if I only had 1 guitar :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: i have around 5 at home and a couple out on long term loan… dont think I’ll be getting them back :flushed:as for all my mods, tanks, concentrates, vg, pg, steeping recipes and coil making equipment… well just imagine all the shoes she could keep in those cupboards :rofl::joy:

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The flaw in this in relation to the OP’s question is they asked what percentage of “vapers” DIY. If 5% of FLV business goes to DIY that is not a true indication of the percentage of vapers who DIY since 100% of that 5% are DIYers.

Just read the WHO estimated 41 million worldwide who vape in 2018. If the 5% was true then that would be over 2 million who DIY?

Just remember, work your mixes and your mixes will work for you…so says Confucius

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Not everyone posts up on forums, blogs, or even publicly shares recipes…
Stroll thru and see if you can get a count of member… or if @daath can release a member count.
but then again, not all who register are mixers either… I can only go by sales.
What’s done after someone buys is up to the buyer. :slight_smile:

Not really. Some might be adding the flavors to foods or perfumes too or even cbd…

If you trust the Who… after everything this year… yeah… :slight_smile:

Don’t forget those manufactures of juice lines that scalp elr too for their recipes.
Just because you have flavors and a recipe, does that really make you a mixer? :stuck_out_tongue:

So many options, so many questions… best advise is to do your own thang and enjoy it while you have it to mix with :slight_smile:

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I was just quoting you who said that with flv it is 5%

Either way it doesn’t really matter, I am 98% DIY with the rare store bought juice to see how lucky we are to DIY :grin:

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Same here @mjag.

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LOL I guess, OR, a scalper mixer !!!

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Yeps I agree… no matter the number or percentage… we are all lucky to be mixing and have cool friends like @mjag and Sd and I can not tag everyone…
if you are reading this… you are in the cool mixer club :stuck_out_tongue: :smiley:

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I have 5 and never loan them out, ever! Tools maybe…

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Hellz Yesssss @SmokyBlue.

Kidding aside, I DO do, Opposition Research, from time to time with Commercial brands, and although I only do it for science and shit (LOL), I haven’t found ONE in maybe 7-8 years, that I could VAPE vape. Maybe I’m TOO picky, maybe I’m not trying enough, but YES Smoky, we ARE lucky to be DIY’ing.

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They can have all the crap juices… I will take my flavors and run a full mix session lol :stuck_out_tongue:

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