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Discussion in 'ABV' started by shugz112, Apr 18, 2014.

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  1. shugz112

    shugz112 New Member

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    http://www.namastevapes.com/products/namastevapes-vapor-barrel



    I just bumped into it on the net,looks like an exact copy of an lsv, just cheaper...on their uk website anyway. I've been doing some research on what the best whip style vaporizer would be for a noob and Ive come so close to coming to the conclusion that the herbalaire is the one,but there's just one thing that's stopping me...and that's the negative feedback I've been reading on a variety of forums about how it doesn't hit hard and it's not very good in whip mode.... Obviously the positive feedback outweighed the negative and that's why I chose it...but reading the negatives lead me to be indecisive in between the herbalaire and the DBV.

    Now my question to those who who say it doesn't hit hard,by a hard hit do you mean a bong hit? because I'm coming from smoking spliffs in the uk(where we mix weed and tobacco) and if by that people mean it doesn't hit as hard as a bong I'm fine with that,but I definitely want to feel something,if you know what I mean. The only reason Im not going for the DBV is because I've read there's some sort of a learning curve and In my opinion somebody that's never even touched a vaporizer...meaning me, would probably have a hard time getting used to it. Now I'm not from stupid, not with an I.q on the higher side of average...but I don't intend to be in my room one day vaping away or even while I'm still getting used to it and have my dad take my door off(not literally lool)because i accidentally combusted and the house stinks like crap. My parents do know I smoke...but outside,so I'm not from the party of those who think they are going to get away with smoking while keeping it a secret from them, but from what I've read the smell of vapor is different and will also dissipate quicker so I'm sure Even if they smell it I'd get away with it

    So yea, vapor pros...I'm projecting the batman signal for u'z.help lol
     
  2. SD_haze

    SD_haze MMJ Vaporist

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    Unfortunately that looks like a major counterfeiter website - do avoid.

    It looks like Skyda products are being resold under this new namastevapes name with a pretty new website. Hard not to laugh at their silly iolite rectangle.
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Anywho,
    Stick with 7th Floor Vapes or the Herbalaire if those are your candidates.
    They're all fantastic vapes and all have a slight learning curve. They'll certainly all work well given enough optimization time.
     
  3. shugz112

    shugz112 New Member

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    Thanks for letting me know..i won't be buying from them,it's the same thing with the ecigs.

    Yea,it's just a matter choosing which one now
     
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  4. mrweed

    mrweed vaporizer review blogger

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    they even have the vaporbrothers logo on their "TopVape" :/
     
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  5. shugz112

    shugz112 New Member

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    Yea foreal, tbh I knew exactly what they all were and that they were fakes, but because they were a uk/us site and the vapes had their branding on it I thought they would be of decent quality but I guess not.

    Sooo,nobody here wanna give a professional answer based on their extensive research of these vapes?? I know patience is a virtue but the earlier I get the vape the better "ju kno" :shrug: :lol:
     
  6. mrweed

    mrweed vaporizer review blogger

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    i think it's very interesting that they sell the original products in their uk store, but only rebranded ones in the us store?! they even offer original 7th floor products.

    I'm not sure if these are really bad or just unauthorized copies, but they are not cheap, so I don't understand why you're not getting a LSV, it's even cheaper :D you can get one for 190$ on their website and you will even save 75$
     
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  7. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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    Apart from being fake these products are not even cheap.
     
  8. max

    max Bingo Coordinator Staff Member

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    That's bullshit. If you can't get the hang of a DBV in about 5 minutes you should buy a vape that blows bags and forget about direct draw. Whatever you decide, forget about ripoff copies and get a genuine brand.
     
  9. Eddie

    Eddie Well-Known Member

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    Hey, are you saying that all the vapes on namastevapes.co.uk are fake? I was thinking about buying the davinci ascent from them just now as its a decent price for uk and they said they would replace it while under warranty.
     
  10. cybrguy

    cybrguy Lover of natures bounty

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    I did a lot of research before buying my HerbalAire (as my first vape) hardly more than a month ago, and I am very happy with the one I chose. Flexible, efficient, easy to use and does the job quite well. I rarely use bags and usually use the whip or invert it on a bong or water bubbler.

    So, here is a recommendation for the HerbalAire from a new convert from combustion. If I can avoid the affliction of VAS and GAS (common maladies around here) I will remain a happy camper... ;)
     
  11. Magic9

    Magic9 Plant Enthusiast

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    HA and DBV are both good vapes. The HA whip is shitty, so use a DBV whip over top the HA mouthpiece and you're good to go (or direct draw, or through glass).

    The HA won't/can't combust. With the DBV, you almost have to combust at least once so you know where the "limit" is.

    I liked both very much, I just found "logs" to be more conservative and fit better with my usage.
     
  12. mrweed

    mrweed vaporizer review blogger

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    no on the uk website, there are official products, like the ascent.
    but on the us site, there are well-known devices with different branding.
    Happens all the time in this market, though.
    even reputated companys copy other peoples ideas and even designs.
     
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  13. Tennar Duntz

    Tennar Duntz New Member

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    Is namastevapes.co.uk actually a legitimate site though? Its not a fraud?

    Somehow theres 2 payments pending having recieved an email saying that the first one failed. So had to re-order. I did phone an speak to confirm this was a legit email. Reordered and today now there's an email saying two orders dispatched, bank account showing 2 pending orders.

    Has anyone had any dealing with them and recieved or not recieved products? Basically because if not im going to phone bank and cancel both payments immediately as im not a hundred percent anymore about them...

    Any help much appreciated

    Cheers
     
  14. mrweed

    mrweed vaporizer review blogger

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    i think they are legit! talked to them a while ago
    but haven't ordered anything from them
     
  15. Tennar Duntz

    Tennar Duntz New Member

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    Well if nobody else replies...i guess i'll be the guinea pig haha.

    Cheers matey. Will report back with everyone anyways.

    Had a wee incident involving a collapsed lung which has now put me off fags and tobacco, whether or not it was directly related to that or something else nobody knows as it was a primary spontaneous pneumothorax, meaning im otherwise healthy and it can happen at any time. I just fit the bill for it to happen, tall and skinny. Smoking obviously doesnt help in anyways. So reallly looking to start vaping and just cooking with whats left over :)

    Is vaping actually any better that smoking or after 30 yrs of vaping are ur lungs still gona look just as fucked up as a smoker of fags n tobacco?
     
  16. RUDE BOY

    RUDE BOY Space is the Place

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    Don't play guinea pig if you don't already own a good reliable vaporizer already. I think it's always a lot a safer to by a vaporizer with a proven track record especially for health reasons. Pick up a real LSV for less money somewhere else if you can instead of risking everything on a fake.

    :2c:...:peace:
     
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  17. mrweed

    mrweed vaporizer review blogger

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    well, before you spend hundrets of pounds on a vape, you should find out first, if that's something for you, generally, since vapor is actually kind of aggressive and makes people cough a lot
     
  18. Tennar Duntz

    Tennar Duntz New Member

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    Aw ive used vapes before yeh. Get on fine with them. Have smoked for like 8 yrs now, but time to knock it on the head. Just to rule out smoking being a cause of any repeat incidents. Though im hoping it should all be hunky dory!

    I guess what i want to know, is the vape just creating a vapour out of the thc and cbd? Its not actually got any smoke or carcinogens an nasty stuff that are gona leave anything lingering in the lungs etc?

    Probably just being overly paranoid as apparently 86% of people that have this happen start smoking again...Im just trying to be sensible for a change

    And re being a guinea pig...someone said they do sell the real thing on the UK store. But not actually seen anyone saying they have ordered from it (yet). Should have checked forums n stuff...but i was lying in a hospital bed when i made this choice haha. Im more worried about getting charged twice and not getting my money refunded lol.

    PS ordered the davinci ascent...as from a lot of reviews it seemed like a fairly solid competitor in the portable vape category
     
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  19. mrweed

    mrweed vaporizer review blogger

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    yes, that was me, too
    on the us store they have only units with their logo printed on, but the uk store has all the common units on stock.

    i don't think they would print their logo on something, if they don't sell it for real. so don't worry, I'm sure you'll get what you've ordered
     
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  20. Tennar Duntz

    Tennar Duntz New Member

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    Yeh i mean the guy sounded pretty straight up on the phone if a bit confused by what happened.

    I wrote an email aswell explaining what was going on incase my broad scottish accent was too much for the American on the other side of the phone.

    According to the tracking ones made it from tenessee an is now in stanstead, after 12hrs...thats pretty impressive, might even get it tomorrow unless all this confusion slows it down.

    Cheers folks, i'll let yas know i get on :)
     
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  21. DieHard

    DieHard Vertical transportation specialist.

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    Never underestimate counterfeiters! I ordered an item from Amazon.com and paid about 1/2 of what I KNEW it should cost. It arrived fine in "proper packaging with paperwork" which I kept. The item died after a couple weeks. I contacted the manufacturer via the info in the warranty card and after a brief conversation was told that I had a counterfeit. She asked about the shape of the switch. That's how she identified the fake. I made a complaint with Amazon but got no resolution. MORAL of the story: If the price is too good to be true...I have a ROOR to sell you. Check out the CHEAP High Quality Glass Thread.
    http://www.dhgate.com/store/product/hot-sell-the-newest-glass-bong-glass-smoking/188885599.html
    ROOR ION Matrix?!
    [​IMG]
     
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  22. mrweed

    mrweed vaporizer review blogger

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    the funny part here is that their rebranded units are more expensive than the original ones, but i can tell you for sure, there is not a counterfeit (yet) for all the products they offer.
    but it's no secret where these lsv copies come from, true. but if they sell it as their unit, they have to honour the warranty they offer themself, i think!
     
  23. Deja Vu

    Deja Vu drawn to FC like animal magnetism

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    Sorry to hear about that shitty experience. I've had issues with counterfiet products on eBay before also, and the seller was very slow to reply.. Eventually after 4 weeks he just replied saying 'sorry if you want to purchase another one i give 10% off'

    How do these people sleep at night lol
     
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