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Arizer Solo

Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by Rockwise, May 27, 2011.

  1. Torontoke

    Torontoke New Member

    Yes I checked the spam folders. No sign of any response from arizer. I'm sad I thought it would of been here by now I can't believe it's taking so long and I didn't even get one response.
  2. CarolKing

    CarolKing Singer of songs and a vapor connoisseur

    My new Solo isn't that much different from my old model Solo except for the airflow and being able to charge and use. The new model with the stock stems work like the older model with the PVHES stems.

    I get a rich vapor flavor with big thick clouds with both units. The only wispy clouds that I get are when the stem is still warming up. Slow and steady draws will get you the thick vapor clouds.

    If you continue to have problems with wispy weak vapor, you may have a defective unit. Your draw shouldn't be that restrictive with the newer model, but maybe units vary, I don't know. The draw needs to be somewhat restrictive, too easy of a draw isn't good either.

    Don't worry about all the potential battery problems it looks like a new battery is fairly easy to change if it comes to that. I'm using my new Solo most of the time without being plugged in. With the long battery life, like 2+ hours. I charge it up when the light gets down to one. I do try not to overcharge. I do use my older Solo with the PA. This is a kick ass unit whether it's the old or new model.

    You need to relax and enjoy.:smug:
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2014
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  3. cawshook

    cawshook Solod out.

    Is it ok if i clean the stainless steel under the bowl when its still hot? I put some oil in the solo and some of it dripped to the bottom, its been dirty for like a month. So hard to clean, any tips?
  4. Tstat

    Tstat Dead Foot Designs Accessory Maker

    The Medical North East
    I just happen to have the show "Grimm" on and two of the characters are hitting a silver Solo. Husband and wife, wife has cancer, I guess. I never watch this show, but that was cool!

    Edit: actually the show is called "Hannibal" :)
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2014
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  5. Caligula

    Caligula Maximus

    SB420 Land!
    Thats pretty neat.
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  6. spoutti

    spoutti Well-Known Member

    I think we should refer to the purshase date instead of VIN. I presume people looking into forums will tend more to buy from a good priced reputable dealer. Wich leads always fresh solos. So purchase date is more accurate i think.

    I have 2 solos from may2013 M1A and now march2014 M1A can charge and heat.. Could get confusing some day.

    Fine ss screen, qtips with iso. Just mop pushing the screen with the isoed qtip. I was afraid to scratch the bowl this way, but i was wrong. Excellent tech from @poonman
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  7. combustopedia

    combustopedia New Member

    To give you guys an idea of how big the solo is, or for a cool way to store your solo, I managed to fit my Arizer Solo perfectly into a spray axe deodorant bottle. The axe spray bottle has a circumference 1mm larger than the solo fir a snug fit. The way to build this(at your own risk):

    1. Spray the axe deodorant until it is 100% finished.
    2. Pull off the top plastic cap without breaking it. Put this aside for later.
    3. check to make sure all the axe is out by holding the can upside down and pressing the spray nozzle to release all the liquid inside.
    4. Once all the pressure and liquid is gone, carefully use a knife to cut into the black metal part at the top of the can to cut off the part attached to the spray nozzle. Work your way around the can to cut the top part off to leave a metal axe cup remaining.
    5. Sand down the top of the metal cup with a metal file to smooth is out.
    6. Once the edges are smooth, wash out the ace container a million times until there is no more axe smell inside the aluminium container.
    6. Once the edges are smooth, try to fit the Arizer solo into the Axe cup. You may need pliers to bend the metal a little outwards to create a sort of funnel to receive the solo.
    7. once the solo is in, carefully, and in a surgical like manner, cut out the inside of the ace plastic cap. Do this so that the end goal is making it so that you can pull the plastic spray button up to fit the arizer solos stem.
    8. screw off the top of the solo. It still works if you use it this way.
    9. put the solo into the axe cup and pop the plastic cap on. you now have an awesome solo case, which when you want to use, you can by pulling up the button on the case and popping in the stem, and vaping up.

    Note, you can also fit the entire solo into the axe can upside down. the top metal piece prevents the plastic cap from fitting back on.
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  8. tdriver

    tdriver Well-Known Member

    ...pics please....
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  9. fernand

    fernand Well-Known Member

    Where is the SEARCH function on this forum?

    Can someone help with the best ways to vape small amounts of oil with the Solo?

    And on the newer units (the ones that can be used with charger plugged in) - how do you tighten the o-ring around the stem?
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2014
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  10. sundaddy

    sundaddy Well-Known Member

    Ever see anybody pack the oven instead of the stem???
    Click to play YouTube Video
  11. Tstat

    Tstat Dead Foot Designs Accessory Maker

    The Medical North East
    Haha, I didn't see that part. I just happened to switch to it after my basketball game was over and saw her hitting it. I yelled to my (sleeping) wife to look at what they were doing. She wasn't as psyched as I was, to say the least. So I took another couple of hits and we both slept, LOL.
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  12. jasong

    jasong Well-Known Member

    Was that on Hannibal?
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  13. gbetter

    gbetter Member

    I put o ring in new model but now I feel I get smaller clouds. Why?

    Last edited: Mar 22, 2014
  14. Dr. Soxhlet

    Dr. Soxhlet SOLO Vaporized Cannabis is my Best Medicine

    Washington State
    You can try pulling the stem up maybe 1/16 inch or so to give a little more airflow. The new Solo I have worked well without one, but I had to manually keep pushing that black factory ring back down to keep it flush with the top of the heater chamber. I found that an old plastic 35mm film canister rotated with gentle pressure made a fine tool for this pupose, although the manufacturer advises to only use your finger.
    I finally just installed the "O" because that was easier as once it is in place it can be just left there. Another trick is to cut small knotches in your #113 "O" ring(not the factory ring), but I have never needed to do that myself.
    When I bought the Solo, I never thought it possible that it would replace my EQ which I have had for about 4 years, but the Solo works so well and is much easier to use. But as a backup and showpiece the EQ will always have its' place. People really freak out when they see it even has a remote control.:rofl:
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2014
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  15. ataxian

    ataxian California

    Making your own medicine is tricky.
    Whats nice is you control the cure to work well in the SOLO.

    The better top shelf strains 4 is my level.
    If my legally grown flowers vape at level 4 I believe I cured correctly. (slow cure)
    I know there are many portable vaporizer that people adore. The reason I like my SOLO'S as much as I do is because I use them for reference points.
    Just so happens I get medicated at the same time.
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2014
  16. DDave

    DDave Vape Wizard Accessory Maker

    Don't believe these caps are heat resistant. Take care not to cap too soon after a session, so not to melt the cap!

    +1 same. No problem to report here.
    I use round wooden toothpicks, sometimes dry - sometimes dipped in ISO, works well to take off stubborn particles and goo without scratching the oven.

    DISCLAIMER: Try in a small, inconspicuous area of the oven before committing to this practice!!!! DDave takes no responsibility for damage caused by the Kids from the Age Of "Don't Try This At Home".... LoL :lol:

    Smaller clouds usually result from increased airflow. Draw slower to see if there's a difference.

    I sense a nightmare cleaning scenario here!!!!
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  17. johnnyuber

    johnnyuber New Member

    Vashon Washington
    Received my new Solo today! ... very impressed with the craftsmanship, and ease of use ... tastes great and my lungs don't burn ... Took a little longer for a session, but I feel great!

    Their instruction leave a little to be desired, but thanks to all of YOU I have all the info I need and a sweet solution out of the box!

    Even pulled through water on my first session (very carefully... glass on glass) WOOT!

    Now I have to locate and purchase every accessory I can find!

    Happy Daze!
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  18. poonman

    poonman Well-Known Member

    Toronto , Canada
    Nice to see my " toy " going mainstream , and on NBC Prime-time to boot . So do we see the Herbalizer or Cloud Evo next on
    Grey's Anatomy ?
    Maybe we'll see a cameo by @Stu ...
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  19. ataxian

    ataxian California

    I had the SOLO for sometime before I was told to use COTTON (small piece) wrap around some wax.

    When I do this I put the SOLO on level 5 (one level higher than my usual).

    I use wax pens for concentrates usually. However the SOLO works pretty good actually with this method!

    Your can use any cotton however I use FINN'S organic. You would think that since vitamin bottles use food and pharmaceutical grade cotton so I don't see why you couldn't use that?
    Don't let the price scare you!
    I have very expensive pieces that don't work as good as this one!


    GonG's 18mm or 14mm (I have both)
    GonG's PHVES or STOCK (I have both)
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2014
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  20. poonman

    poonman Well-Known Member

    Toronto , Canada
    I like this way myself , Drop a drip of oil onto the herbs .
    Then cover it up a little bit with herb , to keep the oil in
    the middle somewhat . Try to have it further away from the oven
    so it doesn't melt down and stain it . The herbs should soak up the oil after it's heated . It works for budder/wax too .
    Here's a pic , enjoy .
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  21. ataxian

    ataxian California

    I like wax or oil by it's self.
    Some like to mix it with flower and love it.
    Whatever you prefer!
    I use a little too much heat for flower to vaporizer the concentrate.
    I'm so funny about flavor.
    I like the lower levels for flower.
    That's why I keep them separate!

    Whatever you like!
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  22. linux3214

    linux3214 Active Member

    Berkeley, CA
    The dream Solo stem. How do you get to this point?
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  23. fernand

    fernand Well-Known Member


    Metal wool works OK too. Anybody know the combustion temp of cotton? I would guess same as other cellulose, like paper and cannabis plant matter.
  24. Caligula

    Caligula Maximus

    SB420 Land!

    Note that the "fire point" requires exposure to an open flame. Since this obviously isnt the case, thats not a good indicator of how this would act in a convection style vape. Instead, Id be looking towards the "auto ignition" end of the spectrum... which is WAY hotter than any convection vape can get (that I know of), let alone a Solo.
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  25. rsqemt911

    rsqemt911 Well-Known Member

    They are.

    I put it on as soon as I am done and it is very hot. Never had a problem.
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