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Need advice on a portable vaporizer...

Discussion in 'Ask FC' started by Wildpaja, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    New here, and new to portable vaporizers, started to do an online search, and quickly became overwelmed with so many vaporizers, some are chineese knockoffs. Very hard to chose.
    I'm mainly a weekend toker, but I like something with a fairly good vapour taste, was thinking to buy the boundless CFX. should be good for two people at the same time. I could also wait a bit longer and buy the Mighty down the road if it's really worth it.
    Thanks for your advice, and hope I posted in the right place.
     
  2. Tiny88

    Tiny88 Deluxe420

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    Hi There,

    What type of features are you looking for? and price point too.
     
  3. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    I'm looking for good vapor taste, that's not harsh when vaping with good air flow, temperature control, good quality. around $200.00 would be ideal. But can go up if necessary.
    Thank you.
     
  4. Little Bill

    Little Bill Oldest stoner on FC

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    Arizer Solo 2.
     
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  5. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    Thanks little Bill, after reading about the Arizer solo 2, it does look like it is everything I need.
     
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  6. bossman

    bossman Gentleman Of Leisure

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    My Solo II is my go-to for home use. Incredible battery life, straightforward operation, glass airpath for cool vapor, easy to clean, and still a fine size to flip upside-down for use with a water pipe. Only real dings are that it's too big for a pocket and it doesn't use USB for a charging port. The latter is no big deal since it doesn't need to be charged often.
     
  7. ginolicious

    ginolicious Well-Known Member

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    I’ll recommend Haze Dual V3. two bowls. Can do concentrates. 4 pre set temperatures. I’ve never needed more. Non restrictive air path. Removebale battery. Glass and stainless steel mouth pieces. 10 year warranty. 4 colours to chose from.

    Had mine for 2 years now. Never an issue. Really love the thing. It is a session vape.
     
  8. Doktor Dub

    Doktor Dub Well-Known Member

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    Arizer Solo II or Air II are great choices, Mighty is a great choice! CFX is cheaper, good for its price but a step down in my Opinion.
    Solo, Air and Mighty are all GREAT choices as a first Vape, easy to use and no learning curve.

    Between these i think Solo/Air win for easy cleaning and pure taste, Mighty can give a bigger punch....

    my :2c:, YMMV
     
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  9. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    Thanks guys,
    I think the arizer solo 2 has everything I wanted in a vaporizer, I don't care that is a bit larger, and no usb charging.
    It seems easy to use and easy to maintain, a big plus for me.
    Is the battery replaceable on the solo 2?
     
  10. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    Now I'm undecided between the arizer solo 2 and the mighty, I have the volcano vaporizer, so might be a little biased.
    Would one have some advantages over the other?
     
  11. Doktor Dub

    Doktor Dub Well-Known Member

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    Look at my post above....

    If you already own a Volcano, you could get the chamber reducer and use the dosing capsules in Volcano and Mighty...
     
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  12. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead FC-OG

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    I'd vote Mighty. I would also take a look at the Healthy Rips Fury 2.

    There's a lot to like about Arizer, but at the end of the day, for me, it's really not efficient at getting me stoned. IMO the flavors are very "roasted" compared to a convection vape like the Volcano which I also own.

    Then again if I was just a weekend toker,I might never even notice... decisions, decisions!!
     
  13. Little Bill

    Little Bill Oldest stoner on FC

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    The Mighty doesn't meet your $200 target even when on sale.

    I have a CFX on the shelf because it doesn't vape as well as my Solo 2 or my Crafty.
     
  14. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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  15. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    Does the solo 2 have much more draw resistance than the mighty?
     
  16. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    Thanks, will definitely take a look at that one also.
     
  17. Little Bill

    Little Bill Oldest stoner on FC

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    You might feel differently; but I wouldn't trade my Solo 2 even for a Mighty.
     
  18. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    Thanks, I apreciate your imput.
     
  19. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead FC-OG

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    If you liked smoking joints you'll dig the Solo. I always think of it as an electronic joint. I was more of a bong dude when I burnt so I guess that's why it didn't click with me as much.
     
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  20. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    This is what is holding me back from pulling the trigger on the solo 2.
    Although I'm a weekend toker, I started smoking hashish when I was 15, I am 50 now.
    I want to buy just one vaporizer that will last me for a long, long time, and I will be happy with it.
    Joints are too rough, make me cough, and don't enjoy it anymore.
     
  21. ginolicious

    ginolicious Well-Known Member

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    Why do you need a portable? What you seek I’m now starting to think would be better served in a desktop.
     
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  22. Wildpaja

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    Lol, I'm definitely more of a joint smoker than a bong, always found it too harsh, maybe because I don't smoke cigarettes?

    I wonder which one would be more like the volcano, that's the only vaporizer I know.
     
  23. Wildpaja

    Wildpaja New Member

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    When I go on vacation, for outside use in the backyard, for solo sessions...
    I have the volcano, would like something with more freedom.
     
  24. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead FC-OG

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    I used a Volcano for many years, IMO a Solo is very different from a Volcano. Bag vapor is unique as far as session vapes go as the flavors are homogenized, so it never really develops the same type of roasted flavors as other vapes.
     
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  25. bossman

    bossman Gentleman Of Leisure

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    I have a Lil' Bud on the way soon and I wonder how the folks who own that vape would weigh in. If the convection flavor of your desktop is one of your goals then it's fun choice to consider. More high maintenance than the Solo II though since the battery is huge.

    Before YouTube deleted vape reviewer accounts folks often preferred the vapor quality, battery life, and draw resistance of the Solo II over the Air II. I don't have a first hand comparison there to offer either though.

    So my vote is for a Solo II. And a Lil Bud. And a Fury 2.

    And a ti VapCap, fuck it.
     
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