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3-Vape Set: portable & desk

Discussion in 'Ask FC' started by chant86k, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    WHAT WOULD YOUR SET-UP BE?

    If money is not an option, and you have to pick 1 vape from each of these 3 categories:
    1. Desk-top
    2. Heavy-hitting portable
    3. Ultra-portable & discreet

    These will be the only 3 vapes available to you, for the next 5 years, so choose wisely.



    My long-winded reason for asking:
    I'm looking to purchase 3 new vapes: a heavy-hitting portable, a desk-top, and an ultra-portable/discreet.

    I'm open to options, but always find myself reverting back to flower, over concentrates.
    I need vapes suitable for a heavy user with a high tolerance, and am concerned with health (not a fan of plastic, but realize it's somewhat unavoidable. I appreciate the glass pathway of the cloud, and the product quality of Storz&Bickel). I appreciate good flavor and vapor production

    My primary objective is a heavy-hitting portable. I will be taking a road trip that will last 2-6 months, and need something portable, which will be as close to a desk top as possible, but with good battery life and portability.
    So far, the Mighty seems like a good option, the Ghost MV1 has come up on my radar, and I'm open to any ideas/suggestions.

    For a desk-top, I was thinking either Cloud Evo or Volcano, or even a Plenty or Extreme Q...but totally open to ideas. (I realize they have very different delivery systems. I like the cloud, and have sadly never used a bag system before).

    Ultra-portable & discreet? I liked the PAX1, but did find it difficult to clean, and it gave out on me - still, I've considered the 3. The Grasshopper looks nice - it sounds like it hits harder, but I'd maybe need to re-pack more often, compared the PAX? The FireFly2 is larger, but sounds like it has minimal maintenance, which is a huge bonus for me. I've read mixed reviews about the IQ's. (A crafty could maybe fit in this category, but perhaps something like a grasshopper would be a better choice, if I already end up getting a mighty). So many choices!!


    I appreciate your input :)
     
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  2. little maggie

    little maggie Well-Known Member

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    For desktop what about one of the logs? I have most of them and while there are a lot of enano fans I think they each have their strengths. The advantage is that they are virtually unbreakable and simple to use. I think they would be fine for a heavy user. (enano, woodscent, HI, underdog).
    The flowerpot has a lot of fans here. I don't have it because I don't need another desktop but if I were in the market I would definitely check that out as a desktop.
    These are not ultraportable but might be good as dektop alternatives and all work well with heavy users: tubo evic, milaana, mistvapetouch. (I prefer the tubo but they are all good. The tubo software has been getting updated often which is a strength.)
    If butane is an option, the vapcap is about as stealthy as it gets. And can be combined with the woodscent.
    I don't think any I've mentioned have plastic but I'm not totally sure.
     
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  3. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    You've given me some new options to look into. Thank you, Maggie :)
     
  4. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead trance-form

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    Newvape Flowerpot is an awesome desktop vape. I've never used a portable dry herb vaporizer that performed better than my concentrate pens so I can't comment there.
     
  5. stickstones

    stickstones Vapor concierge Retailer

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    The entire Storz and Bickel lineup was built around this concept. And the dosing capsules make the doses standard across all 4 vapes.
     
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  6. Doktor Dub

    Doktor Dub Well-Known Member

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    1. Flower Pot
    2. Mighty / Battery or Sticky Brick / Butane
    3. Grashopper (King of Stealth while useing) or Vapcap (ultra portable, ultra reliable)

    Just my :2c: - there are LOTS of options. Personally, i would want one battery and one butane option for a long roadtrip.
    Another thing to consider: How important is reliability? Can you return something or contact CS? If not - you need something safe as a backup.

    I am not sure how the SV3 fits in your categories, but interesting to look into....
     
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  7. guyonthecouch

    guyonthecouch Well-Known Member

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    The Grasshopper will fulfill all your needs in one unit. Stronger than most desktops, heavy hitting pure convection, very portable and discreet.
    It also has exchangeable batteries and usb charging which is great for road trips.
    A vapcap would be a good sidekick. I prefer the ease of use of the grasshopper and convection over conduction(personal preference).
    Haven't tried the flowerpot but it looks and sounds solid. If you already have an enail setup you should look into it.
     
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  8. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    What's your favorite concentrate pen?
     
  9. Morty

    Morty Well-Zoned Member

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    1) NewVape Flowerpot (or Glass Symphony XLR)
    2) Supreme V3 (Sticky Brick if not)
    3a) for errl, Joyetech eVic Basic box mod w/ W9 Tech Gen 3 KISS Carts (or DT V3)
    3b) for budz, Grasshopper (or a 510 threaded vape w/ the eVic Basic)
     
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  10. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    Hi Doktor, thank you for your 2 cents! :)
    You make a good point, with 1 battery and 1 butane. I've actually never used a butane unit, but reliability is a factor. I am leaning toward the mighty, but I have read that they have a higher than average defect rate...so I figured that both portables would come with me on the trip. Hopefully nothing will fail, and hopefully the one will hold me over, if the other does fail.
    I'll definitely look into the sticky brick & SV3, tho. :)
    Thank you!!

    Thank you, guyonthecouch! :)
    The grasshopper is sounding very appealing, and I do prefer convection over conduction.
    I've also sadly never used an e-nail, but I've been seeing and reading great things about the flowerpot.
    I will look into the vapcap, as well. Thank you! :)
     
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  11. MinnBobber

    MinnBobber Well-Known Member

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    1. Desktop-- if just for flower I'd suggest Herbalizer. Precise temp control. Quickest there is-- 10 second warmup.
    Versatile-- whips or bags or glass mouthpiece or hydratube or bubbler. Fan option to turbo-charge all methods so not just to fill bags! With miniVP Flexicone wire baskets, almost never needs cleaning as chamber stays spotless. Plastic shell but quality "Apple-like" build and the internals are pure/clean. Halogen bulb tech

    2. Portable- miniVAP if you can handle the slightly bigger size than Mighty's round cylinder profile. So portable as in backpack, purse, car console, etc.
    Clean build as only Volcano and miniVAP are cetified clean build. Clean vaping as chamber almost never needs cleaning, just a brush out. "Good flavor?" -I have never sampled a vape with better, truer flavor. Super efficient extraction and perfectly uniform ABV. World's best loading system IMO--Flexicones all the way
    It's actually my #1 desktop and portable as it has an AC puck AND a battery AND it's the longest lasting battery of any portable AND you can get extra batteries for eve more run time. 3 seconds to change from AC to battery

    Warm up time is more than Mighty, so mV if that's ok.
    If MV size and/or warm up time are deal-breakers, then a Mighty.
    Proven workhorse. Decent warm up time. Love the dig temp display. Capsules help but they are still well below the Flexicones level for my useage. Not as tastey or efficient as miniVAP. Battery run time well below MV and cannot snap on an extra battery like MV

    Mighty is a strong reliable contender for portable.

    3. Discreet portable-
    one of the DynaVap VapCap small, butane torch powered pieces. Very efficient. IF you are ok with torch for your portable.

    If you need battery unit, Pax3 or Haze V3 or their soon out Haze Square???
     
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  12. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    MinnBobber, this is extremely helpful! Thank you, so much!!! I really appreciate the detailed explanation. You have me re-thinking my choices, and I haven't even heard of the Haze Square, yet, so I'm gonna go check that now...
    Thank you!!! :)
     
  13. vapenerd

    vapenerd Well-Known Member

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    E-Nano.
    Hydrobrick Maxx.
    Grasshopper or Fury 2.
     
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  14. just_the_flu

    just_the_flu take it as it comes, specialize in havin' fun

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    ...1. Flowerpot
    ...2. Supreme3
    ...3. Milaana???



    ...got away from portables because none can provide me with what a plugin can do IMO...
     
  15. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead trance-form

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    Like my dude @Morty , W9 KISS cart and Divine Tribe V3 are my favorites. I also have a Flowerpot, a Vapcap, a Divine Tribe Gen 2 dry herb atomizer, etc lol. I like to think I have all the bases covered :D

    I would just get a killer desktop and look into box mod based setups for portable flower and concentrates. I wouldn't really buy a portable vape at this point that isn't 510 threaded for a temp controllable box mod. Check out the RBT Splinter and @Alan iHeat 510 on here, as well as @supershredderdan ModPod.

    As far as true, discrete stealth vaping goes, nothing beats liquidizing some concentrates with some terpenes and loading a cartridge.
     
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  16. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    I agree that portables don't compare...but I have to try to find one that is as close as I can get :)

    Thank you for the input. I appreciate it :)
     
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  17. Squiby

    Squiby Well-Known Member

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    A WoodScents log and its companion integrated Vapcap covers all the bases beautifully.

    Have a look at these beautiful logs

    http://fuckcombustion.com/threads/eds-woodscents-log-vape-eds-tnt.22287/page-46#post-1189793

    The Vapcap is the vape that stopped me from pursuing all others. It is integrated with the WoodScents log vaporizer. The two vapes work together to create the perfect desktop and portable duo.

    Here are some Vapcap features...

    Wood options: a plethora of wood covers/midsection are available from both the company, Dynavap and from aftermarket artists such as @phattpiggie, @Winegums and @stardustsailor. These vapes are stunningly beautiful.

    The convection heating ratio is higher when using the Titanium tipped Vapcaps. The Vapcap is a hybrid.

    The ti tipped Vapcaps have an adjustable bowl. However it is an efficient vape and works wonderfully whether you pack the bowl full or not. Tiny amounts are shockingly efficient. I usually load about .015 gms for a lovely high that also treats my medical symptoms of pain and nausea. This is a versatile vape that can handle microdoses or larger amounts. You will be surprised how high you can get off of much less weed than you are used to. It also handles concentrates extremely well with the addition of a concentrate pad. In addition, it only takes a minute to get high, all in, from load to heat and toke to dumping your ABV.

    Highly portable due to its tiny size but attractive enough to proudly display around the home. Since its the size of a cigarette it can be tucked inside a small decorative box along with a small jet lighter and stash for discrete storage while remaining within reach. Or you can store your Vapcap in a Dynastash along with your herb.

    All Vapcaps are under $200. These highly efficient beautifully engineered vapes are built to last a lifetime. In fact the top of the line Omnivap is considered indestructible and will still work off grid and can be heated by almost any heat source, be it a jet lighter, bic lighter, a candle (my favorite when soaking in the tub), campfire stick, solar heater, stove element etc. The prices range from the basic stainless steel M model at $50 to around $100 for a ti Woody and up to $175+ for the coveted all titanium with air regulating condenser Omnivap. If you buy a WoidScents log a complete Vapcap comes with it. One purchase and you're done.

    The Vapcaps are IMO the most attractive tiny efficient vapes on the market today. Everyone should have at least one.

    Here is a link to their website.
    https://www.dynavap.com

    A link to the FC Dynavap thread.
    http://fuckcombustion.com/threads/dynavap-vapcap.18853/page-902#post-1190397

    And Best of Vapcap thread.
    http://fuckcombustion.com/threads/best-of-dynavap-vapcap.24345/page-2#post-1189989
     
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  18. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead trance-form

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    In the New Vape clan we call these "flower dabs" - if you're a higher tolerance user you will certainly appreciate this one! Cheers :D

     
  19. just_the_flu

    just_the_flu take it as it comes, specialize in havin' fun

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    ...this sums up my thoughts exactly... :cheers:
     
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  20. Winegums

    Winegums Sticky and chewy Accessory Maker

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    My three choices and the only vapes I own are:
    The Herbalizer, Dynavap Ti XL vapcap, and S&B Mighty.

    They have all proven to be quite robust and provide excellent vapour.

    I love my Herbalizer as it provides such a consistent heat that I can pick and choose what effects I want from the vapour. I use mostly bags with it as it lets me focus on other things while I wait for the bag to fill. It also is my ABV finisher/extractor, since it can hold the herb at the edge of combustion and get practically everything out. The instant heat up is by far the best feature of the vapourizer. You can be vaping in as little as 20 seconds, typically the vape is at temperature before you can load your bowl.

    I prefer my Mighty over my vapcap when I'm walking or moving or outside in general. It greatly simplifies the act of vaporizing by being a set and forget device. There can be some difficulty using my vapcaps in windy locations or while walking so I use the mighty. It's a power house of a vape that will deliver hard hit after hit while preserving the flavour until the very end of the bowl.

    I love my Vapcaps as a hard hitting portable that are very small and discreet. There's a learning curve for the device as it is a manually controlled vape, but once you've got it down you can make some SERIOUS clouds. Don't underestimate these little devices as they punch wayyy above their price and the cost to run them is next to nothing.

    I hope this helps.
     
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  21. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    Squiby,
    Thank you so much for all of this beautifully detailed information.
    Between you and the others, I'm convinced :)
    I vapcap will have to be added to the collection.
    I will start looking through the different types, and the woodscents log. Thank you! :)
     
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  22. Morty

    Morty Well-Zoned Member

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    Fuck, fuck, fuck! Can't wait for mine to get here! I gotta stop watching your videos bro till I get mine. It's jonesing me out big time! Cool to see you getting those phat rips w/o carb capping. :clap: I don't wanna have to carb cap 4 flower hitz!
     
  23. Squiby

    Squiby Well-Known Member

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    I hope you love it as much as we do! Come join us on the thread. We can answer any questions you may have.
     
  24. chant86k

    chant86k Well-Known Member

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    I love it! Where do I get one? Lol
     
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  25. Baron23

    Baron23 Well-Known Member

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    1. Desk-top - EVO
    2. Heavy-hitting portable - Mighty
    3. Ultra-portable & discreet - Grasshopper
     
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