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Galaxy Vortex

Discussion in 'Upcoming and Unreleased Plug-in Vaporizers' started by PPN, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Did you noticed this flower vape from Galaxy, it is avalaible at Vapor Warehouse for 279$.

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    Seems very similar to the Herborizer/verdamper, not sure but I think it's an halogen vape also.

    Is there any lucky member to own one in capacity to share his experience?
     
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  2. Joel W.

    Joel W. Deplorable Basement Dweller Accessory Maker

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    The review on VW's site says it uses a ceramic heater?
    https://www.vaporwarehouse.com/galaxy-vortex-vaporizer

    This is cool.
    "The Launchpad is a unique, simple design and sets the Galaxy apart from other controllers and can also be used to power the Galaxy Odyssey Enail and Galaxy Mini E-nail (each sold separately)."
     
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  3. Yoosh

    Yoosh Well-Known Member

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    I got one off the galaxy site last week but it hasn't arrived yet. I'll post impressions when it gets here!
     
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  4. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Did you receive it now?
    Always interested to know more.....
     
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  5. Yoosh

    Yoosh Well-Known Member

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    Hey again, sorry! Had to send it back in so I'll hold off on my full opinion until later. For now I'll say that I've really enjoyed using it with my glass pieces. It works well with my FC UFO and FC MOD bubblers.

    Some notes:
    -the bowl is huge
    -heatup time is quick (~2 min)
    -flavor is pure
    -hits are potent, a heavy hitter

    I'll give a full review once i get back my unit back. CS is great so far.

    @PPN, I think you'll be a fan of this one. It's got VHW performance in an Herborizer shell.
     
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  6. BD9

    BD9 Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I'm fairly new to vapes and still researching.
    I do have a VaporBros Handsfree that I'm still getting used to. This Galaxy unit looks interesting to me but reviews are hard to find. Closest thing to the De Verdamper I've seen.
    Will be looking forward to your review.

    Thanks
     
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  7. BD9

    BD9 Well-Known Member

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    I have emailed and called Bryan at Galaxy, and so far, customer service has been stellar. To me, good customer service goes a long way. I hope the product is as good as CS has been. :)
     
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  8. jake18a

    jake18a Active Member

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    I've been using the Galaxy Vortex for awhile now and I really like it best of all the flower vapes I have. Amazingly flavorful and super efficient. I'm interested how you are liking the Vortex at this point?
     
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  9. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Could you tell us which are your others vapes...to know on your comparison is based..?

    And yes, I would like to heard more users feedbacks too!
     
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  10. jake18a

    jake18a Active Member

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    I have a Cloud Evo, a Mighty, an E-Nano, and an Elevape SV and I prefer the Galaxy Vortex. Of course, the Mighty and Elevape are portable and win out when that is needed.I can also use the Galaxy with their own ceramic nail for concentrates although I do prefer my d-nail with the sapphire halo for that use. When I do use the Vortex I usually use it with a Mobius Ion Matrix for my glass piece and the combination is excellent. The Vortex is all glass, super easy to clean and tastes great! These other vapes are all good, I just prefer the ease of the Vortex.
     
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  11. latulipe999

    latulipe999 Active Member

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    Hi all. I am a Herborizer XL owner.

    I am realy curious about the heating element in the injector of the vortex. It's seems to be fast.

    Please. Can someone who own this beast post a detailed pic of ?

    Thanks.
     
  12. PoopMachine

    PoopMachine Well-Known Member

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    Looks an awful lot like the MajikWand and that other vape that crook was trying to sell here a while back. Forget what that one was called.
     
  13. grokit

    grokit well-worn member

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    Versa infinity. Best vape purchase I've ever made, still going strong :tup:
     
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  14. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Do you know this is the Galaxy Vortex thread, there is another thread for the Versa.

    Not a lot of feedback about this one (the Galaxy Vortex)
     
  15. grokit

    grokit well-worn member

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    I was responding to the post above mine, like I am now.
     
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  16. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Ok I didn't payed enough attention...
     
  17. Yoosh

    Yoosh Well-Known Member

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    Sorry for never getting back to this thread! Been busy selling vapes. Not to mention my waxpen VAS is out of control lol.

    Well I've had the vortex for a while now and I'd say I'm pretty impressed with it. Something to note: I did have to send it in shortly after i first got it as it stopped heating up properly. The CS was pretty fantastic and they sent me a brand new Vortex quickly. Since then it's been working great.

    The bowl is huge. Gigantic! You can really pack this sucker and get way too baked. Fill it to the top and its like hitting 5 Evo bowls in one sitting--almost always knocks me out! Luckily you can also use it more efficiently and only cover the glass screen with herb (I usually bump up the temp when i do this). Regardless, this vape isn't as efficient as the Evo (its big competitor imo) but that's not really its main purpose either.

    The taste is great. Pure and intense. As far as desktops go the VHW and the Evo are two of my gold standards and the Vortex tastes just about as good as these guys. The glass screen in the Vortex bowl is a plus for sure. I recommend stirring for freshest taste but it seems like you can get away with not stirring with smaller bowls at higher temps. All depends on how far you like to take your herb. Some vapes have a gross popcorn taste at the end of a session but this one stays smooth and aromatic for the most part. Having to poke out abv from the holes in the glass screen is a minor pain though!

    Cloud-wise it keeps up with the Evo. You can pull on it as hard as you like and it'll keep milking up until its toasted. You can get even bigger clouds if you pack more so I can see it being great for parties (with your non-clumsy friends haha). The bowl and heater seem tough and are made of thick glass. Not too concerned about them but the little handle on the bowl is a bit too tiny for my fingers. I really think they could have made the bowl waayyyy smaller without anyone noticing. Who is throwing grams in this sucker regularly?! I'd love to see them come out with a reduced-size bowl for efficiency's sake at some point.

    This thing heats up fast. (~2min). It's fun to watch the ceramic rod glow bright orange for a few seconds and then cool down. The glass gets hot but its not a skin-melting factory like the Sub lol. I have had the heater get locked into the bowl a few times which is a bummer. Usually it comes out after some gentle twisting but i did have to turn off the unit and let it cool down once to remove the parts.

    That covers the basics I think. The Evo is still my herb king at home and it's hard to beat its convenience but the Vortex is a worthy alternative, especially if I'm having a sesh with my SO or some friends. It pairs wonderfully with both my FC UFO and my 14in Peyote Pillar. In the end I don't know if it's worth the extra cash over the cheaper VHW but it definitely works so if the form or function appeal to you I'd go for it. They seem to have 25% off deals semi-regularly so I'd wait for one of those.

    On a related note: I'm interested to see how Dnail's Lotus flower adapter compares. If anyone's used it please share.

    Thanks! Let me know if you have any questions :)


    Edit: I forgot to mention the Vortex cable is interchangeable with the Evo! It's a bit longer and I find myself using it for the Evo now too
     
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  18. jake18a

    jake18a Active Member

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    Great review! I'm really glad you took the time to be so thorough. I mentioned in an earlier post how much I liked the Vortex, but did not review it. I hope more folks discover this gem. My dealings with the company have been excellent, as well.
     
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  19. Yoosh

    Yoosh Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! Enjoying a nice session with the Vortex and my UFO bubbler now. I use a carbed adapter to clear the bubbler so I don't have to lift the heater off the bowl until I stir. The open draw of this vape is really pleasant with a whip.

    I hope more users come forward with impressions--specifically those with a Minivap or other high-end convection vapes I haven't tried.

    My dealings with the company have been positive as well. It's still a new vape and there are many established desktop options out there so it'll take time for this one to get more word of mouth. I think a price cut would also help. But damn do I enjoy a full bowl out of this guy right before bed. I wake up baked! :smug:
     
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  20. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Why some very well reviewed vapes like this one doesn't get a lot of interest here...it get a lot of nice features and the main is the controller can drive both the Vortex and a Galaxy enail.

    Thousands member get an Evo or a log and only a few are reporting about such vapes( Vortex but you can add the Herbo, Aromed,...).
     
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