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Silver Surfer Vaporizer

Discussion in 'Plug-in Vaporizers' started by vtac, Oct 26, 2007.

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  1. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    I have reduced mine a couple of times to 2 feet....
    Nowadays I appreciate and use the full length whip at 3 feet.
     
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  2. Flow

    Flow Active Member

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    Less is more, try with small loads, try to turn your knob at around 11 O'clock for full flavor and give it a try for draw speed, you'll manage it easily in no time ;)
    I take a draw for 10 to 15 sec', fast is cooler draw, slow is warmer draw...
    Keep the whip lenght as it is for now and i might advise you to get used to it. Then later you might cut it a bit, but to my point that's not that important..
     
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  3. dodgy_b

    dodgy_b Member

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    Cool. Thanks.

    Any advice to warming the unit up if different than the included instructions? Lastly where on the dial is there a risk of combustion? I prefer low temps hits at first and then rarely push my portables higher than 410/420 at finish. Kind of a medium - dark brown abv
     
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  4. howie105

    howie105 Well-Known Member

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    Moderate long draws for me but I have to try really hard to keep everything consistent with a new vape. Its the details like grind, load size, heat soak, pack and such that can produce very different results but I tend to change too many things at once if I am not careful.
     
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  5. dodgy_b

    dodgy_b Member

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    Lol. Well said. I always over think a new vape too
     
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  6. howie105

    howie105 Well-Known Member

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    Thats one of the joys of this board we all here to help...with over thinking vapes.:)
     
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  7. dodgy_b

    dodgy_b Member

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    Yeah I probably should be doing something more productive this Sat morning than planning my draw speed for Monday night...
     
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  8. Tuck

    Tuck Well-Known Member

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    I cut my whip. Draw speed depends on where you have the heat dialed into. Lower heat, slower draw. Higher heat, faster draw.
     
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  9. Flow

    Flow Active Member

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    First warming is FULL POWER for 20-30 min' to burn all factories oil residues…

    it takes about 2 to 3 min to warm up from scratch… time for me to grind and load the stem quietly...
    If i wan't to increase TEMP, i turn the knob up and wait from 30 sec to a minute... during a session…
    The hotter the SSV, the easyer you burn your load !

    Try to look from times to times throught your screen. It tend to clog and the "overall performance" of the silversurfer decrease and is more able to burn the load.

    I unpack my bowl between each draw on my table, mix it a bit, and re-aspire it in my stem for next draw...
     
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  10. dodgy_b

    dodgy_b Member

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    Thanks for the tips. Especially the burn off. I hadn't planned on doing that but will tomorrow when it gets here.
     
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  11. Larrytargeteye

    Larrytargeteye Vapin' stevens

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    Hitting the ssv hard tonight,like its going to be taken away tomorrow!
     
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  12. nickb

    nickb SSV w/ Standard HC, LSV HC, thermovape all,

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    LoL there is no such a thing as a reverse 90 degree angle, if you reverse a 90 degree angle you still have a 90 degree angle
     
  13. Larrytargeteye

    Larrytargeteye Vapin' stevens

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    One more tip.....make sure you save the wand hash!i had my first taste last night and its so powerful i can still still feel it this morning,the hash alone makes the ssv worth buying.
     
  14. blackstone

    blackstone Well-Known Member

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    My brand new Silver Surfer is due to arrive tomorrow and it looks to be bang on schedule,
    I'm real excited to check it out!
    Have been really wanting pure convection and a proper whip.
    I'd like to check out the All Glass Path sometime too, do you hook those up hands free or move your head around with the wand??!

    I've read back here 10 pages or so and also done a bit of searching and there is some great advice and funny reading too.
    Can't wait to ride the waves!
     
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  15. Larrytargeteye

    Larrytargeteye Vapin' stevens

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    Who used a ddave mod?how do people like to pack there basket screens?loose or tight??
     
  16. howie105

    howie105 Well-Known Member

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    I have an LSV and a Buddha and a DDM that I use on both, so while I may be a bit off on my remarks concerning the Surfer I think I am close. One of the big appeals of those units is the wide open air paths which I try to maintain that with a loose load pack. On the other hand a tighter pack in a reduced space isn't bad either so it's still coming down to daily preference. Beyond it's pack there are also all those other factors to play with grind, draw rates, actual knob setting, etc. What would you like to get out of your vape maybe there will be some specific suggestions folks can help
     
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  17. Larrytargeteye

    Larrytargeteye Vapin' stevens

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    Do you use a bubbler/bong?if so do you stack the vapour in the bong before you inhale it?
     
  18. howie105

    howie105 Well-Known Member

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    For that kind of hit I usually go with a dry steamroller type piece (1" bore X 13" length) which works well with the mouth puff thing. As close as I get with that using wet glass is shorter high diffusion piece with minimal water but I just can't stack it as well. Likely that is just my technique and preferences at play.
     
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  19. Larrytargeteye

    Larrytargeteye Vapin' stevens

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    I suppose it's too late to be asking all the questions https://www.amazon.co.uk/P-Sungar-H...&qid=1512677275&sr=8-9&keywords=p+sungar+bong because I already ordered that...is it any good?it was only cheap!
     
  20. hoptimum

    hoptimum Well-Known Member

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  21. Larrytargeteye

    Larrytargeteye Vapin' stevens

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    It is 14mm,why is that important?what am i missing lol
    Thanks for the input,i seen a nice straight up and down bong yesterday for £20,i might nip back into town to buy it
     

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