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The Magic-Flight Box

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

  1. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    I have vaped most available herbs.
    I gave each a week at an hour of vaporizing per day.
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    The effects of vaporizing these herbs was very subtle.
    Anti-emetics were not strong enough to help me.
    at best I found a couple to have diuretic properties.

    I did mix spearmint with my meds once.
    I never did it again.. I found it "cut" the beautiful flavor of the meds.
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  2. escierdanyc

    escierdanyc Active Member

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    Thanks for the feedback! I'll give it a shot sometime this month to share my experiences.
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  3. beefsupreme

    beefsupreme Well-Known Member

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    I ordered a set of Glyph batteries to go with my 3-yr old box. I did some searches but didn't turn anything up, with the glyph batteries should I put them through a break-in cycle first before use? I use the Maha C9000 charger.
  4. pakalolo

    pakalolo RoboMod v3.17 (ticking) Staff Member

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    I don't like shattering dreams, but...

    A thinner cover would be more susceptible to breakage, especially if it were glass.

    I think an internal battery would be a big step backwards. It would make the LB bigger. You would not be able to use it while charging.

    Set temperatures would require a circuit board and seriously reduce the flexibility of the LB. One of my biggest issues with fixed temp devices is that they almost never allow for low temperatures.

    I'm pretty sure that Magic-Flight chose the wood carefully. Maple is sturdy and I find it attractive. I doubt that the LB could be thinner or have much tighter tolerances.

    The Pax does not have a tiny battery. It uses an 18650 which is actually a lot larger than the AA battery the LB uses.

    Finally, about "the next big thing", I suggest you visit some of your local shops and ask them what's their biggest selling vapourizer. I've visited quite a few and I've yet to come across one that has answered anything but MFLB. Latest was West Side Vibes on Maui: "That thing sells like crazy!"
  5. max

    max This space available Staff Member

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    Why would you want to take away the uniqueness and simplicity of this design and make it into a much more expensive and 'me too' vape? I agree with paka's points 100%.

    I've got quite a few portables, but still find myself still using the MF on a regular basis. It's quick and easy and a great example that you don't have to pay a lot to get top rate performance. It does have a learning curve and you have to pay attention to the process, but it gets the job done and will still be working long after feature laden models are collecting dust because the processor crapped out or the internal battery won't hold a charge anymore.
  6. Lak666

    Lak666 Well-Known Member

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    I usually get the feeling that the mflb would be the best vaporizer if it covered some open holes that have been left opened / have appeared with new vaporizer models. I think this box excels like no other in terms of stealthyness, swiftness and durability, but seeing so many features on the ZenPen in such a small ( and elegant ) form factor made me wonder If my favorite vape could be transformed into something better. Your answers indicate that this is doable, but probably very complex and with more cons than pros.
    Still waiting for my new box… hope it doesn't land in customs.
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  7. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl i i i

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    It was made four years ago. A LOT has changed in the past year, nevermind the past four. MF is undoubtedly working on something to sustain them.
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  8. escierdanyc

    escierdanyc Active Member

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    It's not fair to compare the MFLB to a vape that doesn't really exist outside of advertisements. The greatest thing about the box is that it's yet to be obsolete. The design is the best among the rest. Other vaporizers should take note of why the MFLB is still competitive: Sometimes less is more.

    I enjoy my lifetime warranty also. Which a lot of electronic vaporizers cannot do because they aren't made to last you too long. My MFLB will ALWAYS work and will keep getting better as long as battery technology keeps moving forward.

    Theres no better device for me to determine the quality of the flowers I receive. Crappy flowers tend to vape more quickly with a lesser high. While great bud can be pushed for even days for it's "nutrients" :-)
  9. axakal

    axakal Well-Known Member

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    i don't know, if it's really necessary. the box is fast, easy to maintain and easy to replace . it could end up not being the same reliable device, if cramped up with fancy electronics. the purchase price will rise, the replacement policy will probably change and we might loose most of the aspects we love about it. the box is the ak-47 of vaporizers. simple, sturdy, affordable, efficient and still successfull despite all the high tech portable vapes. it's probably not perfect, but what portable really is? let's not forget, that the pa, the wpw and the concentrate trays turn the box into a really versatile beast. :)
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  10. Pcpvapors

    Pcpvapors Well-Known Member

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    Lol ive dropped my MFLB into an Ice fishin hole once, try doing that with another portable and see what happens.
  11. OF

    OF Well-Known Member

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    I think it's probably worth pointing out that MFLB is a very refined design. Some might not know, for instance, that there was a predecessor product, the Magic Flight Launch Tube? The box, itself, got a change in the wood used for the standard version, changes in the airflow control, addition of features like the o-ring, lid latch, light bulb (several versions) and other changes in the construction along the way. We're also on the third (?) version of batteries.

    It's not perfect, of course, but MF seems very interested in improving the box for our more complete satisfaction. IMO MF is a clear industry leader in the area of ongoing improvements. Most other makers could benefit from following their examples I think in terms of being responsive to customers, commitment to Customer Support, innovation, careful Beta Testing and so on. IMO MF is a clear standout as are their products.

    Generally DR is our guy in water testing vapes, good show you're taking part of that load.....many feel he needs help.......

    OF
  12. Vapodudule

    Vapodudule Well-Known Member

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    Among all my units, the box is the key of conservative consumption. Lol, when i stick to it and not cheat on her with other devices.

    I confirm that all attachements such as FG, PA, Wpa and CT turns it into wow land! Always in my heart.

    fact: i identify a point when, by shaking, the load (fresh flowers+FG) forms a hard pellet into the trench and vapes tremendously. Smbdy noticed it?
  13. ehakim

    ehakim Well-Known Member

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    What do you mean by FG?
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  14. Breathemetal

    Breathemetal Well-Known Member

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    It survived? wow
  15. Krizzle

    Krizzle Very high

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  16. ehakim

    ehakim Well-Known Member

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  17. Lak666

    Lak666 Well-Known Member

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    I must confess I wasn't taking into account all the iterations that the box has gone through. It's simplicity and versatility are surely very strong points when compared to other vapes.
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  18. Bawls

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    Celebrating my MFLB's 1st birthday with a PA2.0 purchase :dog:
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  19. Quetzalcoatl

    Quetzalcoatl i i i

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    Catch me cloud-hoppin'
    Surfin' in the sky
    Rollin' through your hood
    While kush is in my eyes

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  20. ehakim

    ehakim Well-Known Member

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    Anyone try out the mini bubbler on the magic flight website?
  21. HSIHP

    HSIHP Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it is the same as what is commonly known around here as the infamous bubbler. IMO, it is the perfect piece of glass for the box. Perfect size and just enough diffusion to cool the vapor down without much flavor loss.

    EDIT:Here it is for cheaper :tup:

    http://www.pipesdaddy.com/product-p/vp-0022.htm

    You don't get the 14>18 reducer but you do get a nifty GonG that fits perfectly into any whip from MF.
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  22. ehakim

    ehakim Well-Known Member

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    Oh wow I wished I knew this about 2 hours ago before placing my order and payed 20$ shipping to canada, that little gong piece would also save me another 30$ on a wpw...
  23. HSIHP

    HSIHP Well-Known Member

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    Meh, it happens. Be happy knowing that your $ has helped one of the best companies that I and many others on here have ever dealt with. Magic Flight rocks.
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  24. ehakim

    ehakim Well-Known Member

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    I definatly agree with that and I don't regret it.
  25. jpdnkstr

    jpdnkstr Well-Known Member

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    With all my other tools...... I'm still rockin' the box too!
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