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Hammer vape OR thermovape T1?

Discussion in 'Ask FC' started by llamaman001, Apr 11, 2014.

  1. llamaman001

    llamaman001 Well-Known Member

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    Im looking for something portable, semi-stealthy, and delivers "hits on the go" rather than stay hot the entire time like a pax. Id really like something along the lines of a more powerful MFLB. This vapes sole purpose is for my break time at work.

    The time frame from getting out the vape to producing vapor needs to be QUICK, within in a minute at least. So Ive narrowed it down to the Hammer or the thermovape T1 unit. Im curious to hear some stealth stories using both and what might be better for my needs.

    I have already owned a MFLB and lotus so please dont recommend those.
     
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  2. clouded vision

    clouded vision Well-Known Member

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    How stealthy do you need to be? Are you ducking into a bathroom or trying to sneak a quick rip right outside a door where other people could walk past at any time or are you out in your car or the back of a parking lot?

    If you need to be able to pocket it quicklyi would probably lean towards the t1. I haven't tried either so you may want to wait for others to chime in also but my opinions are based on reviews, videos and my own experience with a TV evolution and my cera. From what I know about the hammer, the glass stem gets too hot to pocket right away, is breakable and then you have to deal with a packed stem abd possibly dumping it. With TV products, the load is entirely containedinside the unit and while it does get very hot when using it as a session vape, it never really got too hot to hold/pocket when taking a hit or 2. Also nothing to break which is a plus for any portable in my book. The battery life does suck for the t1 but if it's just being used at lunch and charged every night you shouldn't have any issues.
     
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  3. VapeVoice

    VapeVoice Well-Known Member

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    I have no experience with the Hammer so can't comment on that. I had a T1 that I never really liked. I have the Firewood 2.0 and I'd have to say. If you are looking for a more powerful MFLB, then the firewood 2.0 could be for you.... There is a thread on it in the portable vape forum.
     
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  4. Madcap79

    Madcap79 Jack of all trades, master of none.

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    Here is my solution for on the go bowls with the hammer. @VapeVoice I think you mean the firewood? It's a good one too. I need to send mine in. It's always run way cold. Anyway.......

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  5. as

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    I see the flashvape as just what you are looking for a more powerful mflb

    It works just the same but uses 18650 battery's so and has a large chamber but also works with small loads

    Its not small but the speed and big hits make up for that
     
  6. llamaman001

    llamaman001 Well-Known Member

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    Ive had a firewood and it took about 2 minutes before I saw any visible vapor from what I remember so that is out of the question. The flashvape would be nice, but its not pocket friendly, I should have mentioned that earlier. It will need to be able to fit in my pocket and/or sock when not in use.

    VapeVoice did you find you just couldent get a good hit? Ive heard it takes technique just like the MFLB but maybe the T1 isent what Im looking for.
     
  7. paytonpenn

    paytonpenn Level 30 Nature/Healer

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    Need I say more?



    I vote for the Hammer, as expected. I find the Hammer to be less hassle than the T1, I hate having to take batteries out, wait for charging, put them in, over and over. And the solution to longer life with them are having backups. If I am going to have to bring something to rejuvenate my vape, its going to be butane, even an 18mL bottle will do.

    The T1 and early TV line are very versatile, I find the Hammer to be no less, I have been able to do far more with my Hammer than most portables and desktops; bags, direct draw, water, concentrates, I don't doubt there is a way to vape in a conduction manner with this vape.

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    I don't think the glass stem gets too hot to put in your pocket, the Hammer gets far hotter than the stems most of the time.

    I too cap my stems with corks. It worked so well for my UD I had to spread the love.

    I also find it to be more convenient having your herb out of your vaporizer, it allows you to actually give people it to show there's nothing negative associated with it when people get curious. Or just toss away all the things that you're trying to be stealthy for.
     
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  8. llamaman001

    llamaman001 Well-Known Member

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    After doing more research Im very curious about the thermovape EVOLUTION LL carts, a high voltage and a low voltage one. Theoretically Im guessing I could use one of these vape pen batteries to power the cart?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ego-V3-MEGA...t=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item19ea462a98


    Does anyone have any experience with this? Are these battieries powerful enough or should I get one of vape pen MODS that use separate batteries to power them?

    Or I could go all out and get this MOD, which uses the same 18650 batteries as the LUNA, which I would assume would be powerful enough?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-New-Vamo-...660?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3cdd9c4874

    which can use the same

    Im very interested in this setup because it would be really easy to use these at concerts
     
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  9. clouded vision

    clouded vision Well-Known Member

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    The switch on those ego style batteries can't handle the amps. A mechanical mod is your best bet to power an evo. Check fasttech, you can easily find one there for around $20 or less
     
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  10. VapeVoice

    VapeVoice Well-Known Member

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    Yes I never could get a good hit off the thing. I tried every technique I've heard of to. Could be just me, buy I can't recommend it.
     
  11. KidFated.

    KidFated. Watch your pawking metaws.

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    So @llamaman001 i say hammer, its fuckin dope, and i use the cases i got with my nylon UD stems for my hammer stems safe traveling. I cut them shorter and tha hammer stems for perfect no rattle in them. Heats up fast unless your in extreme cold (minnesota winters)

    Good luck and happy vaping bro!
     
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  12. RUDE BOY

    RUDE BOY Space is the Place

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    The Hammer is definitely my goto portable now. Love what this thing does with the herb and it suits my use around the house/yard really well. For out-and-About use you do have to account for the sound when you ignite the Hammer, that click and initial whoooosh of ignition isn't always stealth but is the only negative I've come across in a couple months of heavy use.

    It's a vape everyone should at least try out for a while.
     
  13. llamaman001

    llamaman001 Well-Known Member

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    I live in Texas so its 90 degrees with 90% percent humidity nearly all the time haha. I sold some of my other vapes and splurged a little bit so I have a brand new INH XP and a used T1 coming to my doorstep and both should be here sometime next week.

    Only after I ordered both of these did I discover the evolution which lead me to concentrating on the stealth factor. I really like the fact that thermovape products (T1 and evo) use the hit it and quite it style power just the MFLB (I understand both have to "heat up" so its not as quick). My main thing Id like to try with the evo is just a mechanical mod with the evo herb cart so it looks like a normal vape pen which would not attract as much attention as the T1 of INX itself. If anyone has any experience with this please feel free to PM me!

    Lately my hobby has been concentrated of vaporizers and I think it would be to "piece together" something that would work well with the EVO set up.

    (RUDE BOY I think I just set up a trade involving my T-vape for a hammer so it will give me a chance to try it out as well!)
     
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