Why is there a bad taste from my ecig?

bad taste from atomizer

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Let’s face it, we don’t want to get a bad taste from our ecig!  We want the flavor of our favorite e-liquid.  So, what do we do about it?

Most new users experience this bad taste atomizer phenomenon at least once.  But don’t worry, there is an easy fix.  The top cause for this bad taste is the improper filling of the cartridge and the fact that atomizers come with a factory primer.  Something we like to do before we even use a new atomizer is to drip about 3 drops directly onto the atomizer wick.  After you do this, take a few long puffs without inhaling.. then blow out.  This accomplishes two things.  First, we get rid of that nasty factory primer.  Second, we fill the atomizer with the taste we are looking for, you know, e-liquid.

Remember,  it is important to keep your cartridge moist at all times. If it happens to go totally dry, the stuffing in the cartridge will burn, thus leaving a very bad taste after continued use. This burnt taste will not leave unless the cartridge is replaced. So, please do not let your cartridge go dry.

So, lets sum up how to fix this problem:

  1. Put a few drops of e-liquid onto the atomizer wick.
  2. Take several “drags” on it without inhaling.
  3. Make sure your cartridge is nice and moist.
  4. NEVER let your atomizer go dry.

 

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