As a follow up to our How to Build Your Own Vaping Coil post, this tutorial covers how to fit and wick an RBA vaping coil.

Tools you’ll need

As with building your own coil, you’ll need a few tools to fit and wick your RBA:

Coiling pole – to help you hold and adjust the coil easily as you fit it. Use the same diameter pole that you used to make your coil

Mini pen style Phillips screwdriver – needed to unscrew the old coil and re-screw your new coil back in if your device takes a Phillips head screwdriver

Mini pen style flathead screwdriver – as above but needed if your device takes a flathead screwdriver


Ceramic tip tweezers – non-conducting tweezers to grip your coil safely when removing the old coil, making adjustments to your new coil and for pushing the cotton wick into the e-liquid well

Wicking cotton – threaded into the coil to hold e-liquid. Not too tight, not too loose

Stainless steel folding scissors – used for cutting the cotton wick

How to fit and wick an RBA vaping coil

Again, this procedure is easier to show rather than explain in words, so we’ll let our e-liquid production manager take it from here:

So, as you can see, fitting the coil can be a little tricky (especially with an RTA) so you’ll need a little patience. With a little practice it’ll get easier though. If you have any questions about fitting and wicking a self-built coil, feel free to contact us or leave a comment below and we’ll be happy to help.

And if you’re new to making your own coil, then don’t forget to check out our video on How to Build Your Own Vaping Coil for a quick and easy step-by-step tutorial.

Do you have any tips for the community on how you fit and wick your self-built coils? Let us know in the comments below.

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