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MistVape Essence

Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by mistvaporizer, Jul 19, 2017.

  1. mistvaporizer

    mistvaporizer Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    There will be a new model coming out very soon called MistVape Essence. The basic functionality is all worked out and I'm trying to figure out a price. I'll announce more in the Touch thread and link to here.
     
  2. StormyPinkness

    StormyPinkness Rhymenocerous ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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    Woo new stuff!
     
  3. RelaxedNow

    RelaxedNow Well-Known Member

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    Considering that I enjoy my Touch (though it's currently in second position to a regulated device), and assuming the Essence will be even better, I'm interested.

    It's getting tough to keep up with purchasing all of the great vape projects that we're seeing. But, I'm willing to try.
     
  4. elykpeace

    elykpeace exVASted

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    2017 has been a great year and we're barely half way through!!


    Essence is a cool name I'm keeping my eyes on the thread
     
  5. nitro

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    I just got my MVT last week and am starting to dial down my technique, but this Essence vape definitely has my attention. Really looking forward to hearing more about it.
     
  6. Fat Freddy

    Fat Freddy FUCK CANCER TOO !

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  7. mistvaporizer

    mistvaporizer Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    Wow you found this fast, didn't really expect much action until I shouted out.
    Here's the deal, what's the essence of vaping? A heat source, an air path and something to hold the material to vape. So I went for the basics and got this.
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    The stem is just for giving a sense of the size. This one is purple heart.
    Now take the caps off.
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    Up top is the stem, just like a MVT. On the bottom is the air inlet. Load the stem, like a MVT, wave a torch across the inlet and it vapes. I like waving the torch, some like pointing it directly into the inlet.
    My concern with exotic woods is that they are oily and I am concerned about effecting flavor so I did this.
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    The Essence won't come apart like this but this is how it is constructed. The middle piece is a maple insert, the upper section is taper cut to hold a standard stem, the lower section has a couple silicone O rings to hold the air inlet. With the maple insert the outer tube can be any wood at all.
    When you are done you can just put the top and bottom cover back in place and it looks like a stick.
    The Essence is about 6" long (she said it should be longer but oh well!), and 7/8" in diameter.
    @paytonpenn do you have a video? Post if possible.
    I was inspired to do this after I got my Sticky Brick, it worked so well I had to look at butane vaping. Now nothing hits like a Brick but the Essence does a fine job.
    I am waiting for estimates from a machine shop on making some of the parts so I can't say what it would cost but pretty reasonable I hope.
    paytonpenn is using a modification, instead of the stem he has a part that has silicone tubing. Also he has an early proto and the top is just a cap, it doesn't fit over the stem like the new model.
     
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  8. paytonpenn

    paytonpenn Level 30 Nature/Healer

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    Click to play YouTube Video
     
  9. Diggy Smalls

    Diggy Smalls Notorious

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    That's a pretty cool design. Makes me think of a giant cigar. The one in the video looked a little different than the photos, but I'm assuming function would be the same? It did seem like it would need stirring. Convection vapes do typically need stirring, though. Looks especially cool attached to a water pipe, since it's how I usually vape.
     
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  10. mistvaporizer

    mistvaporizer Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    @Diggy Smalls I am working with a local glass shop to get some gongs made for this so it will fit a 14 mm female water set up. They think they can do it but are still working on a strategy. In the meantime I may make some wood gongs.
    The video was the first functional prototype and was used a little different than I use it.
     
  11. Shit Snacks

    Shit Snacks Milaana. Lana. LANA. LAANAAAAAA

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    Love it! New o rings look great, nice and clean, that's a great piece of purpleheart too. Is the carb hole gone for good now though?
    Simplicity at its finest

    For those interested here is my beta, quite a bit different as mentioned, like Payton's, but functionally similar. (SPOILER: it works!)

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    Tulipwood Essence beta with Tulipwood stem from Alan & Tulipwood stir tool/collar from Dave
     
  12. Diggy Smalls

    Diggy Smalls Notorious

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    Very cool. Very cool. Being manual butane vape, people are going to find all SORTS of techniques you never dreamed of to use it. :) For instance, I can already see that a small section of silicone tubing applied at the end of the mouthpiece would likely suit my water filtration needs.
     
  13. Alegre

    Alegre Pobre payaso

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    I've always envisioned using my Vapcaps like this!

    I can see one of these in my collection.........following this thread for sure!
     
  14. mistvaporizer

    mistvaporizer Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    I was actually skeptical of the butane vapes but after I tried the sticky brick I knew it was a great way to vape (I'm still cranking on the Touch!). So glad to see some enthusiasm hopefully I'll get a quote on the maple insert and I can come up with a price.
    @Shit Snacks the carb hole is gone for now but I can add it as an option if people want it. It adds another step or two so we can look at demand for it.
     
  15. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Happy you finally made a butane powered vape, it looks nice!
     
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  16. RelaxedNow

    RelaxedNow Well-Known Member

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    is this device best used with water, or is the vapor cool enough to be used dry?
     
  17. elykpeace

    elykpeace exVASted

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    After smoking for many years and finally giving it up (fuck combustion) I'm not keen on butane Vapes. Looks like an all inclusive package for those who dabble with torches ... I'm just not a butane kinda guy


    Beautiful work as always @mistvaporizer ... Keep it up man!
     
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  18. mistvaporizer

    mistvaporizer Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    @RelaxedNow I use mine dry but as an ex cigar smoker my tolerance for hot vapor is high. I don't think it is a lot hotter than the Touch. @Shit Snacks did you use yours dry? If so what do you think? @paytonpenn how about you, did you use it dry?
     
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  19. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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    Looks cool. I would suggest getting rid of that screen in the airpath. I used to torch a lot of my screens(i've tried various metal types) and if you torch for a long time ,the wires start to get thinner,which means tthere are probably some particles going in,although they would probably stop in the herb,but then maybe some fumes (if there are any) from the vaporized metal that can get trough along with the air.
    I think that torching thin metals with 1200 C over a period of time might be damaging even for Titanium
     
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  20. mistvaporizer

    mistvaporizer Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    paytonpenn suggested the screens in the inlet to diffuse the heat and it works great. There are two 60 mesh screens with some 325 mesh in between, all 316 SS. It is easy to remove the screens. There is also a screen in maple insert it is 60 mesh SS also removable. Finally the glass stem has a 80 mesh cup screen, again removable.
     
  21. Shit Snacks

    Shit Snacks Milaana. Lana. LANA. LAANAAAAAA

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    Certainly useable dry, and I consider myself to be a wuss when it comes to hot harsh vapor,though I rarely use water these days. Essence was surprisingly quite comfortable dry (similar to Noochie in that way) as you can feel the heat when you draw and adjust accordingly
     
  22. turk

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    ....I'm in too man....will follow the thread...love your stuff...thanks for constantly evolving...
     
  23. AJS

    AJS Calm Consistency

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    Look great man, good work. Probably not for me as I prefer batteries, but if I need something new this could definitely be next on the list. I'm sure the functionality is incredible! To add smoothness dry, you can add glass notches or a winding pattern through the glass. More glass contact = cooler vapor. Either way I'm sure it'll be awesome!
     
  24. mistvaporizer

    mistvaporizer Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    as soon as I get pricing I will take pre orders. Hopefully in two weeks. I have enough glass for at least 100 units so it will depend on how much they want to machine the insert and how long their turn around time is. Watch the thread and I'll post more when I know.
     
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  25. Fat Freddy

    Fat Freddy FUCK CANCER TOO !

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    Like the looks and like the concept! However, as others have mentioned, I'm wondering about vapor heat when used dry.

    In terms of pricing for the finished vape, I wonder if it might make sense to produce for both the collector, and the concert-goer? In short, a more expensive and finished "collector's edition" that one would use at home, and then a "basic edition" without all of the finish work so that should it be "lost in the mosh pit" it wouldn't be as big of a deal. Just a few thoughts. :cool:

    Good luck, @mistvaporizer !

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