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Ghost MV1

Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by VCBud, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. Johatsu shita

    Johatsu shita Well-Known Member

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    Naw that ain't it even though my cloud evo is needing a repair of the electronics I suspect. My problem is the complete lack of standard internet business practice. For example I have long hair so I ordered some nice hair ties that won't break my hair last night because the stores these days have a pitiful selection and I didn't find what I was looking for. Now these hair ties were only 10 bucks, 13 total. Why does a company that deals in hair ties and EVERY other company I've ordered from since I can remember give me an almost instant purchase confirmation email and shipping confirmation the next day but these bastards can't even respond to my emails that are trying to get to the bottom of what's going on with my new vape I should already have? I've never seen the amount of pure fuckery that I've been dealing with since Friday and considering all this you think they'd have the decency to pick up a phone and explain themselves and apologize but no. I still have to chase them down on Vapelife forum because they can't even respond to my fucking emails:mad: I'd just like to take this time to thank my enano and STILL trustworthy AIR for helping me get through all this frustration.
     
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  2. Baron23

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    You have to be Thedude442 and this is the thread you started about this, right?

    https://forum.vapelife.com/discussi...e-what-to-expect-when-it-comes-to-shipping/p1

    Did you see the response from them that it did go out to UPS on the Friday that you ordered it and that they are working with UPS to find out where the hell it is since it was suppose to ship overnight. And that they will refund your expedited shipping charges if not received by COB on Monday? And that if you don't receive it by COB Monday that they would ship you another one on Tues to arrive Wed?

    https://forum.vapelife.com/discussion/comment/58725

    Now, please feel free to be as angry and belligerent as you want. Its doesn't do anything to my blood pressure so its no sweat off of me.

    But I do want other members of the board to be aware that there is more to this story than would be perceived by the series of posts above.

    Have great day :tup::wave:
     
  3. Johatsu shita

    Johatsu shita Well-Known Member

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    • Calling members shills, lackeys and bootlickers is going over the line and breaks our "Be Nice" rule. Warning point issued.
    Wow I knew one of their lackeys from Vapelife would bring that mess over here.

    Yeah there is a lot more to the story. Including the fact that I still don't have word from them today what the hell is going on. You don't even know all of what's happened either so don't bring your bandwagon bullshit at me here.

    You and the shills that liked your post can just mind your business if you don't like me speaking badly about a company that is not doing everything they can. I wouldn't even be speaking to you or that worthless forum if it weren't for the fact that they don't have the decency to respond to my emails. So yeah I'm a little belligerent, oh well. I think you would be too if you had to hunt down your 300 product. Or maybe you'd just continue being the bootlicker that you are.
     
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  4. Mystorium

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    Does anyone now when the new heat sink is officially supposed to be released I originally heard sometime in june?
     
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  5. Johatsu shita

    Johatsu shita Well-Known Member

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    That's what I heard too after I bought it:bang:
     
  6. Mystorium

    Mystorium Member

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    Ah im sorry that happened * big hug* how long ago did you get it? As well do you know if ghost vapes has a profile here? lol
     
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  7. Brewervapesalot

    Brewervapesalot Well-Known Member

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    The removal crucible is outstandingly easy to clean. That's why I like it. You can go from one to another quickly is nice too. I do wish, however, the lid didnt require constant cleaning. A ceramic lid that sealed where the lid touches the green silicone would be ideal, I think. I also would like a bigger crucible.


    Every 100th unit should come with weed too...
     
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  8. Summer

    Summer Well-Known Member

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    No, Ghost vapes only has a profile on VLF. @Johatsu shita was expecting his vape sometime this week.

    @Brewervapesalot, I don't mind the crucibles at all. I usually fill 2 @ a time. If I go back to fill a 3rd at a later time, I reuse the same crucible & just put a new lid on. ISO works like a dream on the lids & only takes a couple of minutes of soaking.

    FYI- per ghost-ops on VLF, "One thing I can tell you is that we should shortly have sets of concentrate pads and crucible lids available for sale on our site as we know that customers don't want to have to purchase a crucible kit (lids, pads and crucibles) just to get their hands on these."
     
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  9. Johatsu shita

    Johatsu shita Well-Known Member

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    I finally got mine today after a shit ton of shipping shenanigans that I wouldn't wish on anyone. It will have it's first charge done in about 3 more hours so after I get acquainted with it and run a few crucibles through it you can expect a full review from me.:brow::rockon::tup:
     
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  10. Benzo100

    Benzo100 New Member

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    VC stopped being a critic when he started getting paid by Ghost.

    In my opinion every review he gives should be suspect from the day he started shilling. He's not a critic, he's bought and paid for.
     
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  11. Stu

    Stu Maconheiro Staff Member

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    You are free to your own opinion, but @VCBud is a member here and we have rules such as:
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    You are new here so I'll give you the benefit of the doubt that you hadn't read our rules as closely as you should, however any future instances will earn you warning points and/or thread bans.

    If you have any issues with Bud, take it up with him in private.

    Thank you.

    :peace:
     
  12. Benzo100

    Benzo100 New Member

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    Here's the thing. And I believe it concerns the health of this and every community immensely.

    VC is not your typical member. He claims to be an authority on vapes and a CRITIC. Many members (including myself) purchased a MV1 based upon the glowing review and praise given to the unit through his YouTube videos.

    What I received was not remotely close to what was claimed nor produced the results shown. The replacement HS did not help the issue and the unit they replaced it with has issues as well. I think the product has some nice ideas in theory but it's simply not ready.

    Now we come to see that he is being paid by Ghost for units he sells (based on his reviews). This is tantamount to the Consumer Union of the USA doing the same and then continuing to claim to be a voice for fair and objective reviews of consumer products. It simply does not work by nature as there's bias involved and a preference to a certain company.

    No offense to Bud or anyone else who may have objected to my statement. I'm sure he's a nice person and I have no intention of flaming him from a personal level. I do however believe you raise yourself to a level above the regular user when you refer to yourself as a "critic" as you possess a high level of purchasing influence. Bottom line is true critics don't take kickbacks in any form.

    If you feel what I previously wrote or am writing now deserves a strike or some other consequence so be it. I feel it's beneficial to the community.

    Peace.
     
  13. Stu

    Stu Maconheiro Staff Member

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    A shill is someone who secretly touts a product while having a stake in it. This is against forum rules and we don't allow it. If you suspect someone is indeed a shill, please report it to the staff and let us deal with it. Pubilcly calling another member a shill is against forum rules. Just report it and leave public accusations aside.

    You'll notice that we don't allow affiliate links here on FC as we'd be a rich target for anyone looking to making a buck selling shit vapes. We get enough spam as it is, but I digress... We do however allow members who have sites with affiliate links to participate here on FC as many of them have a lot of experience with vaporizers and can be an asset to the community. We only ask that they not promote their sites or link to them and for the most part this has worked well for us. People can and do judge these members by not only the quality of their content, but their advice about these products. The court of public opinion will ultimately adjudicate the validity of these endorsements.

    I'm not here to tip scales one way or the other, I'm just here to keep this place civil, so your cooperation in that endeavor is greatly appreciated.

    :peace:
     
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  14. Summer

    Summer Well-Known Member

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    @Benzo100, herein is lies the crux of the matter. @BudVC never hid the fact that he was working with GV as a collaborator & collaborators do get remuneration for their participation. AND he offered a 30-day, personal refund to anyone who wasn't pleased with the vape, which he honored for well over 30-days due the the rollout issues.
     
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  15. VCBud

    VCBud Well-Known Member

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    Benzo every other reviewer gets paid the same way, but I'm the most open and transparent about my business. Everyone, except for you I guess, knew from day one that I had a relationship with Ghost, I never once tried to hide that, why would I?

    I'm also having trouble finding any other reviewers who don't like this vape, except for one?

    I don't get surprised or rattled by comments like yours anymore but at least if you're going to try then you should know what you're talking about, bruva.

    Bud gets paid when he sells vapes, so do all your other favorite reviewers, and so does every website that posts vape reviews.

    Main difference with me is I have a reputation I've spent 7 years building that I value more than quick money, it doesn't benefit me to talk good about bad products. (Switch?)

    I got a comment like yours on IG the other day too, it's getting so old now, really, this has to be my last response to this nonsense.

    I suppose you're choosing to ignore all of the reviews from users who like it?

    It's not the best vape ever, nor is it the best vape for everyone, but to say it's crap and thus I'm crap is plain ignorant and makes you sound very foolish.

    Stay up!
     
  16. arb

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    I nearly bought one based on the same YouTube videos.
    I must have also missed where you said you were being paid by ghost.
    Fortunately I looked around a bit more first..........reading this here now makes me glad for that.
    Who else pays the reviewers is my question now.
     
  17. Summer

    Summer Well-Known Member

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    This is a question that belongs in the Ask FC Forum.
     
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  18. Oogendoogan

    Oogendoogan Well-Known Member

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    Look in any reviewers description on their video. Idc if it’s VC, 420 vapezone, vaporizer wizard, sneaky Pete, vape fiend or vapelifex. I’m not calling anyone out, those are all the reviewers I watch and I like and respect all of them. My point is go look in any of their video descriptions. There’s gonna be an affiliate link to the vape they’re reviewing and if you buy through that link they get paid. Simple as that. Everyone does it and everyone gets paid the same way. Now a couple of the people I mentioned review for their own site so they just link to their site but that’s the same thing to me. I mean they’re doing the review to try to get people to click the link and go to theyre site. Fact is VCbud is just the same as any other reviewer. And at least he’s honest about it.. some are not. From what I’ve seen though, most reviewers don’t mind admitting they get paid through affiliate links. I know I don’t mind. They can’t do they’re job for free..
     
  19. pakalolo

    pakalolo RoboMod v4.0a (unstable) Staff Member

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    I'd like everyone to take note of Summer's post and take further discussion of this topic elsewhere.

    On the other hand, I'm not sure why anyone would bother. @Oogendoogan summed everything up thoroughly.
     
  20. Baron23

    Baron23 Well-Known Member

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    GREAT post, Stu!
     
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  21. stinkytofus

    stinkytofus Well-Known Member

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    Vapecritics glowing reviews doesnt mean u have to buy it, money is urs, decision to buy is urs, if it turns out to be bad he offered a full buyback, i mean why the complaints ? Its like a free test trial, he liked it so much he put his money behind his words, thats good enough for 99% of the people out there imo
     
  22. Brewervapesalot

    Brewervapesalot Well-Known Member

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    Ghost said I would have a replacement in July, and that's getting closer :)

    After watching Vapecritic's review did I think this was the best ever. Nope. Did I think i was guaranteed a non defective unit, or units, as was my case--nope.

    Has it been the best vape ever for me even on its best day? Nope. But I'm still excited 'cause it's likely that a working unit in my hands will be a very good convection vape with super low draw resistance that packs a punch and delivers quality flavor....
     
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  23. NOVACOTTON

    NOVACOTTON New Member

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    What i love about the company is their customer service i have never found any like them they simply rock! and you know i like how they keep trying to fix anything wrong with the vaporizer by sending you a part or getting in a replacement to fix it. its all about patience and if i think about it! im impressed they manage to make quality vapor a on demand thing which is crazy...
     
  24. Summer

    Summer Well-Known Member

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    I truly believe, if you're not subject to bad luck &, therefore, don't have any issues with this unit, it's gonna fulfill your above desires.

    I don't know if you've ever tried the e-nano, but best as I'm able to describe, the high of the 2 devices are similar in vapor taste & purity of 'high.' Huge advantage to me is that the Ghost is portable.
     
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  25. aniceto

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    how come VC and other reviewers won't give MiniVap a shot? It's been out there since early Volcano times, more than 10 years ago?.. it kind of makes this vape look like a newbie.. how come people interested in the MV1 is not interested in the MiniVap? :S.. it has to be a matter of propaganda I suspect.. MiniVap doesn't get much of that and still packs quite a punch... at least it seems way better tan S&B portables, and way better than this one of course.

    I would at least suspect of a person that a few years ago argued the PAX to be his absolute favourite due to portability, look and discreetnes and now is considering the MV1 to be the absolute best… weird
     
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