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Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by Justpassedu, May 25, 2016.

  1. sirwalter

    sirwalter Well-Known Member

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    Hey!
    I just got a Stickbrick Jr that Im really enjoying-totally impressed! Only thing that concerns me- Im noticing some charring at the flame intake hole. Is this typical? Anything I can do to prevent it? Is the hole too small or something?

    I have never had any combustion occur, Ive only used the torch that comes with it. The only sign of any charring anywhere is on the edge of the intake, in the pic.
    Any thoughts? Thanks!

    Modnote: Invalid pic url removed

    http://fuckcombustion.com/threads/how-to-post-pictures.155/

    http://imgur.com/a/odL1F

    Edit: sorry 2nd attempt at posting a pic!
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2017
  2. sirwalter

    sirwalter Well-Known Member

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    Ok quick follow up, I used some sandpaper and a small dowel to enlarge the flame intake. Works great now. Really like this thing!
     
  3. stinkytofus

    stinkytofus Well-Known Member

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    anyone got imperfections on their unit? pics?
     
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  4. WakeAndVape

    WakeAndVape VapeLife X

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    can't see your picture for some reason...

    not important to see it for this statement though...

    ANY...and I repeat ANY charring or scortching of the wood is not normal, but it is expected if your not aiming right...

    if it's on the exterior to prevent it..you can cover it (the portion around the base of the intake) with foil...until you get the hang of the operation.

    if it's on the inner portion...you can find metal tubes and get them cut to fill whatever section is affected to cut down on potential charring...

    BUT, it's easier to develop a method to change the way heat...i'd start first by backing the flame up...if it's getting close enough to lick the wood on the inside it's (hot) enough to combust.

    make sure you aim in the center of the tube too...think of a toilet seat...and don't heat the side of the intake (think I saw a video of it online..lol)

    good luck!
     
  5. sirwalter

    sirwalter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions! I get the feeling that the intake hole on mine was a tiny bit off center. After enlarging the intake hole the way I described above with sandpaper, the charring has never returned- it works really well now. I esp like using it with a water attachment.
     
  6. WakeAndVape

    WakeAndVape VapeLife X

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    didn't realize that the post under you, was you...it was a late night. :doh:...damn brownies!
     
  7. sirwalter

    sirwalter Well-Known Member

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    No that was some great advice. Mine really wasn't off by much at all- but enough that the lip/edge of the drilled hole was getting direct heat on one of the sides. I sanded it until the intake hole in the wood matched up with the hole in the glass tube and its been great ever since. Hope that all made sense.

    Sorry I don't have a pic...and Ive already demonstrated how bad I am at posting them lol
     
  8. WakeAndVape

    WakeAndVape VapeLife X

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    it makes perfect sense...my beta hydro brick has a hole that is slightly off and it has the same issue.

    I'm just surprised a production unit has that issue, just because they machine so well over there.

    I just let it be and it hasn't progressed past the initial scortch

    I'm a beta unit with a bunch of war scars too..keeps me and the brick bonded.
     
  9. sirwalter

    sirwalter Well-Known Member

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    Yep, I guess other possibility is the intake glass was off center and the drilled hole was fine. Either way, Im glad it was an easy fix. The scorching I had was getting worse with each hit. After sanding it looks fine now though, no sign it was ever charred.
     
  10. ambertrichome

    ambertrichome Well-Known Member

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    A small glass tube with a similar trumpeted end for the flame intake would be nice mod I'm thinking:sherlock:
     
  11. StormyPinkness

    StormyPinkness Rhymenocerous ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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    After having a flower pot for a week or so I have to say my bricks hold up well to it. If I've got a big bowl loaded and I've got my flame and technique right I think the bricks can hit just as hard as the flower pot. If I'm being honest though I love my bricks so I'm sure there's some bias in my opinion.
     
  12. btka

    btka Well-Known Member

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    do you get same clouds and amount of clouds from the same amount of herb... so to say is one more efficient then the other vape... (also thinking of buying a flower pot in the future)

    my daily driver is now the sticky bricks maxx.... thought of buying a jr. but ordered in the meanwhile a milaana (because of discount)which is on the way to me... so maybe a jr in the future or maybe something new from sticky bricks... flipbrick... or so...
     
  13. StormyPinkness

    StormyPinkness Rhymenocerous ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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    That's a tough question for me to answer, they have different sized and shaped bowls, but I think I use a similar amount. Efficiency is kind of a gray area for me too I think, I feel like that's more a measuring kind of science thing. It's a good excuse to try equal amounts in them side-by-side though.
     
  14. CuckFombustion

    CuckFombustion Member

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    My opinion is the bent intake is a poor design. As the heat gets shot/sucked into the intake, it hugs the far inside wall of the intake resulting in an uneven burn. I think the flower chamber should be centered to the hot edge of the intake. Basically push the intake hole about a quarter inch towards the edge.
     
  15. MileHighHuman

    MileHighHuman Active Member

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    Ive asked in the Hydro Brick thread, but got no replies, so apologies for asking again. But why is the OG Brick more expensive compared to the Hydro Brick (which has more options)

    Is there a difference in the performance between the 2?
     
  16. duff

    duff Well worn

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    The Hydro doesn't come with a mouthpiece or whip. They are add-ons.
    There is also one less piece of wood to finish on the Hydro.

    Performance is similar.
    If you're considering one of those, I'd probably go with the Hydrobrick Maxx. It essentially gets you everything for $199.
     
  17. MileHighHuman

    MileHighHuman Active Member

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    Well i would be no whip attachment is needed for me.
    Only want to use with the glass MP

    Didn't notice the extra block of wood on the OG.

    But so the hydro with 18mm joint would be $170 including the MP
    And OG which comes with the MP and is a custom sized joint cost $180 total.

    The hydro obviously seems like the better offer
    But for some reason theres something i really about the appearance of the OG..

    When you say performance is similar. Whats the small difference?

    Also, from photos. The OG sold on PuffItUp and StickyBrickLabs.com have different style/shaped mouthpieces. I prefer the one on Sticky Brick's website. But PuffItUp offers their discount code.

    Do you think the OG mouthpieces are actually different or do you just think its the photos?

    I can clearly tell the hydrobrick uses a different style, especially with it being 18mm

    But I'm telling you i think theres a difference on the OG's that are available from the different distributors.

    Thanks for helping me get this figured out friend. :tup:
     
  18. Kermitt

    Kermitt Well-Known Member

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    If you use the Brick mainly dry, take the OG. If you use your Brick mostly with water, take the Hydro.
    I read that some of the Hydro owner use the Hydro only without water.

    I Have the OG and the Hydro-addon. Most of the time, I use the OG without a Watertool, because it is not necessary.
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2017
  19. duff

    duff Well worn

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    Ask @PuffItUp about the mouthpiece, I'm certain they'll be able to sort you out quickly.
     
  20. MileHighHuman

    MileHighHuman Active Member

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    Didn't think about that.
    But they actually list extra OG mouthpieces for sale, but its the same mouthpiece i don't prefer.

    http://www.puffitup.com/Sticky-Brick-Mouthpiece-p/stick.103-mouth.htm

    Here is the one from if purchased from Sticky Brick Labs . com

    http://www.stickybricklabs.com/home.html#!/OG-Brick-Walnut/p/68214006/category=19928061

    Does everyone else notice the same difference I'm seeing?

    Last, is the torch provided good?
    Or would purchasing something with double flame be better?
    Trying to get the best performance possible
     
  21. snackmaster

    snackmaster Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes product photos are outdated and don't match inventory. Just ask PIU what they've got.

    Single torch is the way to go with the bricks IMO, and what's provided is more than adequate to get you going. May find you don't feel the need to replace it.
     
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  22. ghost

    ghost Well-Known Member

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    You could email Randy at PIU to be sure, but I am assuming they just haven't updated the photos on their website.
     
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  23. almost there

    almost there Well-Known Member

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    I could be wrong but I remember reading the og have trumpet mp's like the maxx now and it doesn't have the center hole anymore either
     
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  24. turk

    turk turk

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    ...heard that too...needless to say mine is the original with hole...the custom mouthpiece is the best....once you hit that...it's all fucking over.
     
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  25. StickyBricks

    StickyBricks Well-Known Member Manufacturer

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    @MileHighHuman PIU should have the same flared mouthpiece that is on our site. It's possible they have some old stock, but I agree with ghost, it's more likely it's just an outdated product pic.
     
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