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The RBT Milaana (unregulated single 18650)

Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by RastaBuddhaTao, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. Etsu

    Etsu Active Member

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    Thank you, all information from users helps in my research!
     
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  2. Mushroomturtle

    Mushroomturtle Smokeless and alcohol-free

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    Thanks man, I did wonder about how it affected grip. I think I'd prefer the secure feel of that 1.5 edge, as long as it doesn't dig into the skin too much.
     
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  3. Rasputin

    Rasputin A.K.A. Bobcat/Heyoka in some circles

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    Selection is tonight. Good luck everyone!



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  4. stinkytofus

    stinkytofus Well-Known Member

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    The key with using milanna is

    1. Make sure u clean the metals often, squeaky clean
    2. Try to use a fully charged 18650 evert time
    3. Draw lightly and slowly until u feel the heat in ur mouth then drAw a little stronger
    4. 5-8 second pulls worked best for me
     
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  5. AJS

    AJS Calm Consistency

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    Thanks for the shoutout :). The vtc5 batteries are totally worth it. No hesitation needed.

    I feel like you have the perfect personality for a Milaana. Great trial testing and objective analysis of variables and their effects on your experience. Exactly what is needed to bring the best out of this vape. I have friends that don't care to do this. They pack how they want to pack, rip hard, hot, don't stir, etc. and they still love it. But it's definitely fun to take it to that next level where every sesh becomes a science experiment. Really glad you managed to dial this thing in. Coulda missed out on a great vape you really enjoy. Great post!
     
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  6. SloJimFizz

    SloJimFizz Unknown Member

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    I've got two Milaanas and a microphone.....
    Alright, no mic, but a sweet addition to power the Mi along.
    Picked up @hippogriff 's OG Milaana and power adapter from the classifieds.
    The OG unit gets to temp faster and can can get hotter, but the Tubulator model heats more evenly through the load. The OG is better for the quick rips, and the Tubulator is best suited for session work, especially with the Power adaptor.
    The power adaptor is really pretty sweet. I can dial in the sweet spot in voltage delivery for each unit. The OG likes right about 4.20ish, what an 18650 puts out. And the newer model runs a tad cooler and it likes a bit more at about 4.5ish.
    Thought I would try both side by side and keep the favorite. Turns out the OG is my portable, and the Tubulator my home unit plugged in.


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  7. MAbud

    MAbud Well-Known Member

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    I disagree. I think best operating mode is when the battery is slightly drained. Fully charged is pretty powerful and can provide slightly hot vapor quickly. I get better and smoother draws after a few sessions on the battery
     
  8. Whissmu

    Whissmu Well-Known Member

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    ohh! It was you who took it from me! -> Of course kidding :wave:

    I did not really have time to ask the price and I probably would not send it to my country :hmm: ...... I want one :love:... but I still have to save to be able to buy one of @Alan

    Enjoy you power milanna !!
     
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  9. ArthurJ

    ArthurJ Well-Known Member

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    Its a beautiful day in the neighborhood.


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  10. stinkytofus

    stinkytofus Well-Known Member

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    I let go of button when it gets too hot
     
  11. radiant34

    radiant34 Well-Known Member

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    where do you guys get your stems? 420 edc seems to be sold out.
     
  12. almost there

    almost there Well-Known Member

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    Mountainglass.com
     
  13. radiant34

    radiant34 Well-Known Member

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    they dont cut them down to the smaller stems size :(
     
  14. Other Side

    Other Side In the clouds

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    There is a tutorial video somewhere that @duff made on how to do it with a Dremel. Can't remember where he posted it tho.
     
  15. cybrguy

    cybrguy Patience Rewards

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    The joints are also of inconsistent quality and the ID is variable.
     
  16. Other Side

    Other Side In the clouds

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    Good point. This is true and therefore you may want to buy extra. Good thing is they are cheap enough and it never hurts to have some backups assuming you get lucky and they all work.
     
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  17. hippogriff

    hippogriff Well-Known Member

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    Glass is a huge PITA w/o specialized tools, you'll wind up with little fissures and scallops that pop out along the cut line w/ the dremel method, which you can flame polish (ie blast it w a blowtorch for several minutes) to be barely ok, not a satisfying job.

    Finding a local glass guy yields way better results - I don't have one, so I've used Oregon Glass Blower, he takes requests and does awesome work, not cheap but very reasonable for perfect results.

    Lately I've been thinking about getting a slim stem from 420EDC and one of their top hats, and trying to fuse the top hat inside for the ultimate micro-dosing stem...
     
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  18. cybrguy

    cybrguy Patience Rewards

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    OGB has been the source for my custom stuff as well. Mike will do anything you ask him to, and he knows about US joints...
     
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  19. Other Side

    Other Side In the clouds

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    Yeah I never tried it myself but just putting it out there. On the 7th floor stems I had Ryan cut down I didn't have any issues with the edge or flame polishing.
     
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  20. Shit Snacks

    Shit Snacks Milaana. Lana. LANA. LAANAAAAAA

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    Planetvape? Vaped.com could have too
     
  21. pakalolo

    pakalolo RoboMod v4.0a (unstable) Staff Member

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    Robert told me that all Planetvape glass stems and connectors do not need to be cut down to fit RBT products.
     
  22. hippogriff

    hippogriff Well-Known Member

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    Oh hey, the Milaana mini stems at 420EDC have been moved to the clearance page, and marked down from $7.99 to $4.99
     
  23. ZC

    ZC Well-Known Member

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    Screens not included, these are on clearance due to having a wide inner diameter that we aren't able to find a compatible screen for. Think you have a solution, then buy them up!
     
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  24. radiant34

    radiant34 Well-Known Member

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    hey arthur, where did you get your stem? i was thinking of getting wood. because my tile floors ate all of my milanaa stems..
     
  25. TheRobbo

    TheRobbo Well-Known Member

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    Don't know where arthur got his but I got one from @Alan am very happy with it as my glass went the same way :(
    I think edds_tnt also does them but can't remember how to spell his username :razz:
     
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