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Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by magicflight, May 16, 2009.

  1. vii

    vii Active Member

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    I don't know why mf doesn't offer a kit that comes with pa? I'm pretty sure most people would buy it . This way the cost of shipping doesn't hurt as much. Mf should have different kits like a delux kit that comes with everyrhing like the grinder, contrated pad and the wpa.
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  2. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl i i i

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    My understanding of the power adapter build is that they need special-ordered parts for it, which is why it hasn't dropped in price... ever. The good news, though, is that they sell a special car cable. One of the nice things about having the detachable cable on one side of the PA housing. As for how discreet that is, not very... if you're vaping and driving. Good for camping out, though, or when you can't stop for a few hours to recharge.
  3. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    Then again, driving while recharging should be safe enough.....at least in theory?

    OF
  4. Herbal Ant

    Herbal Ant Well-Known Member

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    What he said, but we need alot more votes first. It's quick and easy to sign up, took me less then a minute, no Face Book required. Post on your FB's, TW's, RD's, and whatever else there is to let people know about it. :lol:


    Not a bad idea, thought they would take Massdrop more seriously then me sending them a message. It's worth a shot though, just sent their wholesale department a message. I'll let you guys and gals know what the response is as soon as I get it. :tup:

    Yeah I was thinking the added on car accessory would be for when I'm a passenger in a car, not driving. I don't even really like driving anymore, too many stupid people out there. Camping would be good time to use too though.
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  5. Vicki

    Vicki The Bionic Woman

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    I've actually used the PA and car adapter, while my husband was driving, several times, and I had no problems at all. I'm just very careful while I do it, making sure that no one can see me doing it. ;)
  6. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl i i i

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    Tell me about it! Some assh- I mean, a nice man in blue gave me a ticket last week! 15 over my Box!! Sure was happy to give me an extra 10... too bad it wasn't dollars or grams :disgust:

    No one but us folks know the official "I'm using my Launch Box in a car so I have to be discreet and hold my hand up to my mouth funny" salute!
  7. axakal

    axakal Well-Known Member

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    to whom it may concern, the FG and the CTs are available in europe, at verdampftnochmal.de.
  8. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    I can't quite hear the cheering from California....maybe if I go outside and listen carefully?

    Great news for our 'old world' brothers and sisters, thanks for passing the word. More (options) is always better in this area?

    OF
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  9. vaporonly

    vaporonly Well-Known Member

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    I've seen this group buy discount too.

    on a side note, it took me a long time to figure out that where the PA shines over battery is that the PA reaches the level of the dial and stops while a battery keeps getting hotter and hotter the longer it is pushed in.
  10. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    Funny, in a obvious difference in techniques I noticed the exact opposite....in a different time frame perhaps?

    I find that the battery performance drops in use, I automatically compensate for this as I'm sure most do, but picking up the box 'cold' is always a bit of a guess unless I've got strong information on the battery state.

    The latest batteries are much better here I think?

    With the PA it always heats the same way, I get a routine, a 'rhythm' if you will, that's easier to work with. I have the biggest problem with this shifting back to battery after a few PA sessions, no big deal.

    OF
  11. axakal

    axakal Well-Known Member

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    OF, i dare to say, it's like a quantum leap for us on the old continent. :) no more three weeks or more waiting for the delivery of accessories and dealing with the annoying customs. just placing the order and the goodies arrive on the next day or the day after that. they also seem to have the new batteries.

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  12. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    I've no doubt about it. As understand the EU rules, once it's 'inside' the worm turns?

    In a more civilized society there would be a movement started to make it a Holiday for next year? Then again, I guess "D Day" already has that covered..... OK, I can live with that, a different kind of Freedom and Independence in the play but the idea is basically the same?

    Congratulations one and all! Welcome to the world of 'more reasonable' access.

    OF
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  13. morninglight

    morninglight Well-Known Member

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    Finally caved in and bought a POWEREX MH-C9000. It's ok to throw in my unwrapped MF batts right?
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  14. Herbal Ant

    Herbal Ant Well-Known Member

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    Man I don't get it, bad luck wont leave me the fuck alone! :rant:First it was with the VB 2.0, now I can't get a decent pair of batteries sent to me! They arrived with the white crap around the outside rim of the positive ends again, am I the only one this is happening to? Please if anyone else has had this problem with the new batteries, send me a PM. I want to confirm that I am fucking cursed! :doh: Sorry for the rant, I hate my life and wanted to share.
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  15. Vicki

    Vicki The Bionic Woman

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    Yes, it's perfectly fine. I have owned a C9000 for a few years now, and I always charge my peeled batteries, as well as non peeled batteries.
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  16. morninglight

    morninglight Well-Known Member

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    Thank you so much Vicki for sharing your wisdom :)
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  17. ShipDit

    ShipDit 1%

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    Yep,you're cursed...sucks huh? Don't sweat it,every bad day you have means you have a good one on the way. Lady Karma can be funny but she always comes through.
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  18. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    AFAIK, no, you're alone here. Why? You think there's a chance they're being overheated somewhere along the line getting to you? I doubt the nice people are saving rejects for you but you never know.....you piss them off somehow?

    Good luck, they're worth some extra effort to get IMO. I assume you're also keeping the duds (which probably work fine anyway if they don't dry out).

    In any event, thanks for sharing?

    I'm with Vicki here, great machine, you'll like it.

    Just a comment on text color choices. I don't know what options you're using but black text basically disappears from the default settings, you might consider a different choice (avoid red, that's for the Mods)?

    OF
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  19. ShipDit

    ShipDit 1%

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    Naw,go red,they love that. :tup:
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  20. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    Sage advice from a champ on getting noticed!

    So, red text is a kind of hero worship then?

    OF
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  21. ShipDit

    ShipDit 1%

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    Yep,that's what the Ancient Aliens told me. But they were speaking Spanish so maybe they were ancient ILLEGAL aliens,the smartest of the bunch.
    You may notice I didn't put this in red,im not THAT stupid.:wave:
    Yet.
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  22. Herbal Ant

    Herbal Ant Well-Known Member

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    I hope so, if that's true, when these good ones start kicking in, I'll be set for life...

    No, I was nice about it, did nothing to piss them off I can think of. Can I try and use the vented batteries? I was worried I might inhale something I shouldn't, since the battery is kind of in the air path.
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  23. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure you're not, I was poking fun. Even if you'd been 'the irate customer from Hell' I'd expect them to treat you right, as I'm sure they will here eventually.

    Yes, I'd clean them up and use them. Typically the leaks come from the gasket around the lip, the safety vent is usually a one shot thing involving a diaphragm and spike. Any additional leakage (which would probably cause me to pitch them) will come in charging, not discharging. And even then it would be trapped by the push back ring and directed out the assembly hole in the back.

    I see no reason to fear them, and am too cheap to throw out expensive high performance batteries like that that might offer good service.

    Your call, of course.

    OF
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  24. justcametomind

    justcametomind Well-Known Member

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    About time!!!
    Also here, but at verdampftnochmal it's cheaper.
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  25. smokemirror

    smokemirror Active Member

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    I like to show my Off Grid MFLB solution.

    Primary designed to charge smartphone/tablets/laptops while camping without a power grid or car.
    But important secondary use is for the PA, besides that it can charge two batteries at the usb port!

    So you can always vape, you only need the sun!

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