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Discussion in 'Plug-in Vaporizers' started by hazy, Jun 8, 2012.

  1. mmenzie

    mmenzie My friends call me "Menz"

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    again... i wish i had one of these
     
  2. OhTheAgony

    OhTheAgony here for the chicks

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    Awesome vids SD!

    I've been meaning to practice my video & editing skills for a long time now but I never seem to get around to it somehow. I feel a lot more motivated and inspired already after watching those though, keep 'm coming pls :tup:
     
  3. NewVape

    NewVape Got Glass?

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    Awesome vids SD

    Edit - lol double post. That's what I get for not reading the rest of the thread before responding.
     
  4. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    I took my Pod to 15 over the last couple of days. I normally keep it at 12, would bump it up to 15 and wait about 15 minutes, and wow was I pulling some serious vapor. My little zap bubbler was ripping clouds from the Pod. I am super happy with its performance at this setting. I am glad I finally tried it!
     
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  5. natural farmer

    natural farmer god is in the neurons...

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    You got to be a little careful though with the temp, aren't you? ;)
     
  6. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    I dont leave at 15 for long, I do turn it back to 12 and thats where it runs normally.
     
  7. placetime

    placetime Well-Known Member

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    @Ed--you don't have any trouble with combusting at 15V?
     
  8. hazy

    hazy dreamer Manufacturer

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    Wow, 15V eh? I'm going to have to try that some time :evil: I think I've figured out why I preferred a much lower voltage than most of the testers here. It seems to be about airflow, and I think you guys are drawing on the bong much harder than I do, so the heat doesn't build up in the herb as much. The design of the bong might also have something to do with it. Thanks again to bleak for helping me experiment with this.

    As a result, I'm thinking of using a slightly hotter heating element in the next batch of pods. It seems that 12V is simply not good enough for vaporbonging, but I like the idea of being able to produce decent vapor at that voltage. I've got some heating elements that will produce the equivalent heat of about 13.2V, but at 12V instead. What do you guys think about that idea?

    Some info for the geeks among you, I've found that the resistors which are rated at 20 Ohms get permanently "stretched" to 22 Ohms after being used. Furthermore, when I unplug the power and quickly measure the resistor while it is still hot, it has increased to 24 Ohms, but drops back to 22 Ohms once it has cooled down.
     
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  9. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    No problem at all combusting at that temp!
     
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  10. Alan

    Alan Master JedHI Manufacturer

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    Hot Rodding with the Hot Pod Ed? As long as you know how to engage the clutch, you shouldn't smoke the tires. You will just get there a lot quicker.

    Would be interesting to see a different resistor used in this application hazy. The quick change-out design allows for easy testing and conversion. It is nice to have the option for high airflows and higher heat input.
     
  11. hazy

    hazy dreamer Manufacturer

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    Your screw-in element design is brilliant :rockon: I would never have thought about designing a vape if I hadn't seen that first!
     
  12. placetime

    placetime Well-Known Member

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    So I guess you're using pretty fast airflow like Hazy was saying?
     
  13. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    The air flow is pretty fast and the zapbubbler works great paired with it.
     
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  14. natural farmer

    natural farmer god is in the neurons...

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    Oh boy, oh boy! I think my mail man might bring the VVPS today!!! :rockon: Just called the post office and they have a small package for me! A couple or more hours till then... :ugh:
     
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  15. natural farmer

    natural farmer god is in the neurons...

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    Wrong alert... :( Just the stupid carbon wrap for the INH... :ugh: OK... Not sooo stupid! :lol:
     
  16. Frederick McGuire

    Frederick McGuire Aggressively Loungey

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    Haha, you'll have it soon enough NF...

    I seem to have mis-placed my VVPS :(, so there's been no podding for me over the last week or so... :(

    On the plus side, I should be able to shoot a few new vids of it in action next weekend :tup:
    Now I've just gotta find that damn VVPS :argh:
     
  17. bleak

    bleak Well-Known Member

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    From my recent test session with Hazy :)

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  18. stickstones

    stickstones Wasted Staff Member

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    nice pics, bleak! is that a UD with the POD in the first pic?
     
  19. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    I think thats a WW in that pic Sticks.
     
  20. stickstones

    stickstones Wasted Staff Member

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    It's really cool looking! And I like that stem pack depth...that's how I do it when I want a strong punch to the face!
     
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  21. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Those pics are badass Bleak, you always do a great job!
     
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  22. hazy

    hazy dreamer Manufacturer

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    Wow :o those photos look fantastic! That was a fun session. I barely remember riding my bicycle home...

    Something else we figured out while I was there. Some of you beta testers might have noticed that I wrote "hand warmer" on the customs declaration. While we were playing with the pod we realised that putting my mouth over the heatport and blowing causes warm air to come out of all the holes. It really is a hand warmer! Not much use to me at the moment considering its 39C here, but for those of you in colder climates it might actually be useful for this purpose. The wood on top of the pod doesnt get too warm so it's easy to put your mouth on there. The whole design of the pod can be explained away if it is used like this ;)
     
  23. mmenzie

    mmenzie My friends call me "Menz"

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    will these be available to non beta soon??
     
  24. NewVape

    NewVape Got Glass?

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    Awesome pics Bleak inspires me to get out the camera. I've got the day off tomorrow and nice weather, think I'll shoot and outdoor pod video :) also I love the glass! Where'd you find it?
     
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  25. bleak

    bleak Well-Known Member

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    Its the chamber from a Herborizer Sphere.
     

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