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Fake Lotus Vape

Discussion in 'Counterfeit Vaporizers' started by Bouldorado, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. Bouldorado

    Bouldorado Well-Known Member

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    I found this counterfeit Lotus a few weeks ago @ http://puffpuffpassit.com/collections/vaporizers/products/lotus

    It is currently sold out, but was priced at ~$17. The real version costs $104, or more than 6x the knockoff. This should be the 1st clue of a counterfeit: it is very unlikely to find products 50% below MSRP, much less 600%!

    There are two pictures of the fake lotus, taken from puffpuffpass, and two of a real lotus, taken by myself, of a lotus purchased from the Mendocino therapeutics website

    Fake - top view. Differences from real:
    • Phillips screws (+ shaped) instead of a hex/allen head.
    • The 12 lines are raised rather than indented.
    • The heating area in the middle is flat rather than indented.
    • The cap appears rough and uses a different wood/varnish.

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    Real - top view:
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    Fake - WPA view. Difference from real:
    • No o-ring slots/o-rings on the WPA
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    Real - WPA and bottom view:
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    Finally, @jambandphan03 has dissected a counterfeit lotus in this post:

    http://fuckcombustion.com/threads/the-lotus-vaporizer.2595/page-92#post-540135
     

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