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The Firefly 2 vaporizer

Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by RobDaBomb, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. mitchgo61

    mitchgo61 I go where the thrills are

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    Looks like the new one is 1.32. The app version is 1.3.3(3). I don’t remember the previous version.
     
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  2. Boden

    Boden Aspie polymath

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    Mine says firmware 3.27 / app 3.1
     
  3. Pimpslapper

    Pimpslapper Well-Known Member

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    Mine updated today but no indication of the changes.. .
     
  4. mitchgo61

    mitchgo61 I go where the thrills are

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    I just updated it, again. My app version didn’t change. Firmware says 1.33 now.

    So....hmm. Whatever.
     
  5. petey

    petey Well-Known Member

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    I was on the fence about the FF2, knowing how finicky the FF1 could be, but after I got used to it I'm glad I got it. In fact, I find myself enjoying it almost daily now. But you're right, I do sometimes get the urge to use one of my other vapes instead.
     
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  6. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    This thread is reeeeeeeaaaaalllllllly quiet!
    Does anyone still use and love their FF2??
    Heard the new firmware update makes quite a difference to how it works.

    I still break out my FF1 for some nostalgia every now and then!

    IIRC i can use the FF1 batteries for the FF2?
    If so that would give me 2 FF2, 1 high capacity FF1 and 1 regular FF1, should be good for batteries!

    I have a blue unit on the way to me!
    Guess i should start reading the thread! LOL!
     
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  7. OldNewbie

    OldNewbie Well-Known Member

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    In the niche of distillate between two pads, I love it. For flower or other concentrate use, not so much.

    But, since I pretty much run it on high all the time when I use it, the update did not seem to change much for me.
     
  8. Pimpslapper

    Pimpslapper Well-Known Member

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    I still use mine regularly and love it!
     
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  9. cheeseholidays

    cheeseholidays Well-Known Member

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    Anybody notice anything different with the new firmware?
     
  10. Boden

    Boden Aspie polymath

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    Use it every day
     
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  11. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    I am pretty much 100% flower, so we will see how it goes!
     
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  12. Boden

    Boden Aspie polymath

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    I think it works best in sets of two.

    Two long draws, maybe three if it was higher in water. Then a stir. Set it down or go again.

    I start the evening with it. Good for having a slow moment.
     
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  13. Poostuff

    Poostuff Well-Known Member

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    I use mine. It’s a bit fiddly to use & I find it needs a wipe down after every use with flower. The base of the bowl at the edge is almost impossible to clean but it’s unique & fun to use at home if you have the time.
    The updated app basically only offers calibration which I think is a fine temp adjustment.
    The batteries seem to be the same shape as the original & they do fit & work in my knock off OG model so you won’t have a problem there.
     
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  14. Lozo

    Lozo Well-Known Member

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    The FF2 was/is my first vape coming from combustion which I'm happy to report I've left behind. Just hard changing habits but I'm feeling good about it. I do enjoy the FF2 but for me regardless of how much I've experimented with it I just find the draws too restrictive for me to enjoy the Firefly all times.

    So as many have done I'm increasing the hole size but i'm getting a few disks laser cut with slightly bigger holes and different holes patterns. I'm going to see what works best for me and I'll report back on here if I can get a nice balance between draw and effect. I should have the new disks here next week. It's super easy to take the FF2 apart.
     
  15. Pimpslapper

    Pimpslapper Well-Known Member

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    Looking forward to your feedback!
    I considered larger holes and just a ss screen
     
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  16. JCat

    JCat Well-Known Member Accessory Maker

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    That’s awesome! If it works out well I’d be interested in a few of those screens!!
     
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  17. Lozo

    Lozo Well-Known Member

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    @JCat and @Pimpslapper ah thanks guys...... I should have the new screens in the next week or so and I'll report back on any outcome. I'll try out a few versions and see what works best.
     
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  18. Lozo

    Lozo Well-Known Member

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    OK I've done a quick test today, please note I'm no FF2 expert and the reason for me doing this was to see if I could enjoy the experience better by reducing the draw resistance.

    The thinnest disks I could get were 0.5 mm Stainless which are thicker than the supplied screen in the FF2.

    All tests done with latest Firmware, temp set at 205c with the calibration set to 110%, with mouth piece screen in place, medium grind, not packed etc

    I tested the following 1 mm holes out, draw resistance very easy, no charring, but FF2 overheated after one bowl.

    [​IMG]

    So I tried the screen with the 0.2 mm holes (pic below) and the draw restriction felt much better, easy now compared to the original screen and not a huge difference when comapred to the 1mm holes as above, I got more even colour in the AVB when compared to the standard screen too.

    Original on the left and my 0.2 mm holes on the right, I'm happy with the FF2 now.

    I got a few of the 0.2 mm screens if anyone wants one but I can't post anything on the classifieds due to me being a new member of FC.

    Hope this is of use to some :)

    [​IMG]
     
  19. mixchu69

    mixchu69 Well-Known Member

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    Looks great @Lozo. Sent you a private message to purchase one
     
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  20. Pimpslapper

    Pimpslapper Well-Known Member

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    So you dropped this on top of the original bowl which you bored out?
     
  21. Lozo

    Lozo Well-Known Member

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    I took the original disk out and measured it as best I could, got new 21mm disk laser cut with the holes and just replaced the original screen with mine.
     
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  22. Pimpslapper

    Pimpslapper Well-Known Member

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    Ahh didn't know the screen came out!
     
  23. JCat

    JCat Well-Known Member Accessory Maker

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    If you check back in the thread a little, I talk about it, as well as some other members. There's also a youtube video of a guy doing a partial disassembly and re-assembly to give you any help you might need. It's actually very simple to take apart and put back together, and is a must IMHO for truly thorough cleaning.
     
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  24. Lozo

    Lozo Well-Known Member

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    Well they went quick - that's the lot gone now. If they work well for others I can always get more cut up but I'd rather wait and hear the feedback.
     
  25. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    I am still waiting for my second hand unit to arrive but I would be interested when you have more!
     
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