View Full Version : Hcigar Kayfun 3.1 fill hole

03-18-2014, 11:19 AM
Anyone here have rust issues?? from brand new that is. Just got mine and as I was cleaning it for the first time and rust started to pour out the fill hole..Common??

03-18-2014, 11:49 AM
Haven't had rust, but I've had metal shavings in there.

03-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Stainless steel does not rust and I believe HCigar says theirs is made from it but I could be wrong.

Edit* no mention of stainless steel construction on the product site.

03-18-2014, 11:58 AM
The body is stainless, but I wouldn't put money on the valve assembly being stainless, especially the tiny spring that holds the ball in place.

03-18-2014, 01:40 PM
It depends on the grade of stainless steel as far as rust goes. I have knives made from stainless that get surface rust and others that never do.

03-18-2014, 02:30 PM
Is it ok for use?? I mean I wont use the fill hole to fill just the top method but the hole is still there and rust would probably enter my ejuice no?

03-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Where did you get it from? Not sure how I would feel about that one. You could always block the fill hole from the inside of the tank to ensure nothing coming out of that part.

03-18-2014, 09:50 PM
you could probably us the little rubber plug from an rsst or something similar to cap it. I wouldn't worry about it, rust (iron oxide) would get trapped in the wick anyhow. I don't think it would vaporize, you would probably have it on a well used coil.

03-19-2014, 08:39 AM
The vendor I got it from is fixing the issue and finding out if all his stock is like that. Thank for the tips tho