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Title: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: jmalco on January 31, 2013, 01:33:01 AM
 :o    Hello everyone first post ( go easy on me)

Have just started to get into the Genesis atomizers & bought a Ikarus Hybrid about 2 weeks ago , after slight learning curve i was really enjoying it and then ....

All of a sudden the firing button started  to cause the whole mod to heat right up & the battery is really hot to the touch,

It almost appears as if the switch firing pin is sticking to the base of the battery &  i dont know what has happened

Hope that makes sense & any advice would be appreciated ,
Title: Re: ikarus hybdid started heating up battery
Post by: Cerberus on January 31, 2013, 01:52:44 AM
What battery have you been using
Title: Re: ikarus hybdid started heating up battery
Post by: jmalco on January 31, 2013, 01:56:14 AM
AW IMR 18500 & 18350 , seems to do it with all my batteries ,have tried 5 different ones....
Title: Re: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: Cerberus on January 31, 2013, 10:13:23 AM
What wire, how many coils
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Post by: itsmeitis on January 31, 2013, 10:28:28 AM
remove the coil ... if it still does the same, then you've at least isolated the problem to being solely with the mod.
Title: Re: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: jmalco on January 31, 2013, 10:59:23 AM
 :)  thanks for the advice guys ,  figured it out , don't ask me how it happened but the center post was shorting it out . fitted o' ring spacer

Back in business with the Vanilla Custard - love that juice

Take care    ;D
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Post by: funkybunch on January 31, 2013, 05:39:51 PM
Glad you got it sorted :D
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Post by: itsmeitis on January 31, 2013, 05:40:50 PM
+1 ... happy to hear its back on form ... 8)
Title: Re: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: Kevy on February 17, 2013, 08:42:39 PM
Hi there,

I'm having a similar problem .. My ikarus fire button warms up pretty quickly after 10-ish drags. I got a feel that it's shorting its circuits.

Currently I'm using a 3/4 wrap on a kanthal a1 28 awg wire.

Can someone help ?
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Post by: Frankie on February 17, 2013, 09:05:28 PM
Hi and welcome to the forum jmalco and Kevy  ;)
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Post by: Kevy on February 17, 2013, 09:07:16 PM
Thanks Frankie   ;D
Title: Re: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: itsmeitis on February 17, 2013, 09:07:30 PM
Hi there,

I'm having a similar problem .. My ikarus fire button warms up pretty quickly after 10-ish drags. I got a feel that it's shorting its circuits.

Currently I'm using a 3/4 wrap on a kanthal a1 28 awg wire.

Can someone help ?

welcome Kevy ... :) ... are you using AW batteries ??
Title: Re: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: Kevy on February 17, 2013, 09:09:43 PM

welcome Kevy ... :) ... are you using AW batteries ??

Yes aw imr 18350
Title: Re: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: itsmeitis on February 17, 2013, 09:10:58 PM
then i'd suspect it would heat up drastically and almost instantly if there was a fault ...
Title: Re: ikarus hybrid started heating up battery
Post by: Kevy on February 17, 2013, 09:16:16 PM
Well, I'm not sure where the fault lies .. It's really frustrating. Tried to recoil, re do the wick. The fire button still warms up after drags .. Tried to isolate the issue.. But couldn't understand what could have caused it. :-[

and jmalco buddy, sorry to hijack your thread  :D
Can you send me a picture of what you've done ?