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Vape-Or-Smoke Vaporizer

Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by stinkmeaner, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. stinkmeaner

    stinkmeaner Well-Known Member

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    Just a new vaporizer I found on the net. It reminds me of the Pocket Vape because it uses butane lighter inside the unit as a fuel source/tank. http://vapeorsmoke.com/

    If you watch the videos, they seem to get an incredible amount of vapor almost immediately, it makes me wonder if some Hollywood editing took place.

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  2. Egzoset

    Egzoset 1SipAToke/Blender Vaporist (v3.1)

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  3. SmokingElectricity

    SmokingElectricity Livin' Astro

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    look like scam to me boss
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  4. pakalolo

    pakalolo RoboMod v3.17 (ticking) Staff Member

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    I'm not convinced it's a scam, but I wouldn't touch that thing, even if they answered a lot of the obvious questions, such as what materials are used, especially in the airpath? In one of the videos she says something like the Vape-or-smoke's quality far surpasses anything else on the market, which put me off immediately.

    I don't think so, I think she's smoking rather than vaping. It is called a Vape-or-smoke. That's why it has an ashcatcher. It does raise the interesting question of heat control. (The website says you adjust the butane torch with a screwdriver.)

    Also, why no price anywhere?
     
  5. Egzoset

    Egzoset 1SipAToke/Blender Vaporist (v3.1)

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    A "scam"? Do you really think so!

    Perhaps it's simply like my grand mother often said in similar cases:

    Tout ce qui brille n'est pas or.

    (She was French-Canadian, like me)...

    ;)
     
  6. stinkmeaner

    stinkmeaner Well-Known Member

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    Good point, I didn't actually read any of the info, just saw the site and watched skimmed through 1 video on mute.
     
  7. Wolface

    Wolface Well-Known Member

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    Looks very interesting to me! Price will be a huge factor as well.
     
  8. Egzoset

    Egzoset 1SipAToke/Blender Vaporist (v3.1)

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    I'm not sure if that design really compares with this one which seems more attractive:

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    VaporMe Sneak*A*Vape Portable Vaporizer

    Maybe the later will produce a hotter vapor but that factor could become an advantage when the time comes to do some maintenance cleanup...
     
  9. mvapes

    mvapes Surrounded by the healthy!

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    What's up guys...I'm new to the forum from NC and I felt compelled to jump in on this discussion. I'm really into vaporizers and have quite a few and my newest addition to my toys is the Vape-or-Smoke. Here is my review and I hope this helps...

    Pros
    1. Very portable and extremely easy to conceal. I have literally used it front of crowds and have never been questioned.
    2. Its literally half the price of the iolite.
    3. No heat up time (quick and easy)
    4. You can actually buy parts for it seperately if something goes wrong or breaks. But there really isn't anything in it thats breakable aside from the lighter.
    5. Very durable, the salesman ran the thing over with his truck!
    6. Easy to clean (I soaked the parts in 91% Alcohol)

    Cons
    1. If you dont get the temperature right its essentially smoking...it takes some time and adjusting to get used to.
    2. If the flame is too high it needs regular cleaning.
    3. The lighter is a bitch to adjust, althought it doesn't need a screwdriver (your fingernail will be fine) its designed in a way that you have to take the housing off to get to the heat throttle.


    Personally, I really like the unit...it took me about a week to get to the right temp but now I love it. It goes everywhere with me like american express. It's made by the same company that brought us Graffix Bongs so let's hope for the best.

    Mvapes - Volcano/Digi, Vapir Oxygen Mini, V-Tower ExtremeQ, VG Glass, Vape-or-Smoke, Magic Flight Box, Eclipse Vape2o, Essential Vape, VaporBat, Custom HotBox.
     
  10. pakalolo

    pakalolo RoboMod v3.17 (ticking) Staff Member

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    My impression was that the parts were more vulnerable to lossage rather than breakage. That little pall is just itching to hide from you.
     
  11. mvapes

    mvapes Surrounded by the healthy!

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    Your right Pakalolo...the pawl will be easily misplaced by most tokerz like myself...that's why I ordered a bunch! Their really cheap.
     
  12. momatik

    momatik Well-Known Member

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  13. mvapes

    mvapes Surrounded by the healthy!

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    170 is f*cking insane! I paid 100 for it at a local head shop. And this head shop is usually way overpriced so if the manufacturer is asking 170 than something ain't right.

    Anybody have experience with the Iolite...im on the fence and have been thinking about making the investment.
     
  14. Raf007

    Raf007 Jed so f... High

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    well, forget about it ImHo. to help u forget u can read the dedicated thread...;)
     
  15. charliedontsurf

    charliedontsurf Glassblower

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    MFLB is generally considered to be a cheaper, better walkaround vape than the iolite at this point, on this forum.

    Having never used an iolite, and also bearing mind there have been improvements in the 2010 model, you may want to investigate it further.
     
  16. vapeorsmoke

    vapeorsmoke Manufacturer Manufacturer

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    The Vape-Or-Smoke is a well-engineered vaporizer, originally designed to be easily used while skiing or snowboarding. Its design allows you to vaporize anywhere, even in harsh weather conditions.

    Some key features:
    • Small, portable and discreet[/*]
    • Instant Operation[/*]
    • Made of the highest quality polymers and metals[/*]
    • One handed operation[/*]
    • Made in the USA[/*]

    Find out more by checking out our website: http://vapeorsmoke.com. Please ask questions, leave comments and feedback here.

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  17. jackmormon

    jackmormon Well-Known Member

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    Interesting unit!

    One question---

    Is the butane flame isolated from the airpath? Or do you inhale butane?
     
  18. vapeorsmoke

    vapeorsmoke Manufacturer Manufacturer

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    The lighter fully combusts the butane. The only by-products are CO2 and water. So assuming you are using a quality refined butane, you would only be inhaling CO2 and water.
     
  19. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    Correct, but the butane does add a taste and smell to the vapor. This became readily apparent when I switched from my VaporGenie to a vape that did not use butane.
     
  20. charliedontsurf

    charliedontsurf Glassblower

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    I have access to nonbutane vaporizers, including the MFLB, Volcano and Vapolution.

    I still use butane powered vaporizers 75% of the time. I find that good brands such as Colibri and Lenk are virtually flavorless, and I'm taking the pepsi challenge virtually everyday. I also consider myself something of a foodie (beerie, too) and throw all kinds of crazy shit at my palette, and I think it's refined enough to distinguish if there was a real flavor.

    Since it's relevant to the topic and this vape, never use Ronson, Zippo, or any other brand of butane which doesn't claim to be at least triple filtered on the labeling.
     
  21. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    I was using triple filtered Vector but I also wasn't using a torch lighter, which more than likely, added to that taste and smell.

    mod note: Pure butane is odorless and tasteless. Methyl mercaptan is usually an added ingredient, and can be smelled/tasted. Non torch lighters also leave partially burned carbon (soot).
     
  22. vapeorsmoke

    vapeorsmoke Manufacturer Manufacturer

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    Our lighter was specifically designed to maximize combustion and minimize butane taste. We don't care for the taste either. With triple filtered butane in the lighter, I have inhaled with nothing in the bowl and couldn't taste the butane at all.
     
  23. aero18

    aero18 vaporist

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    Is the product manufactured in Seattle? :)

    How long does a full butane canister last? How convenient is it to use with multiple people? Can the mouthpiece extend up, or can it only go up to a low angle?
     
  24. vapeorsmoke

    vapeorsmoke Manufacturer Manufacturer

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    Yes it is! Our facilities are in Ballard.
     
  25. aero18

    aero18 vaporist

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    I see that you sell the product in the Piece of Mind shop on 36th St but not University Way. You should start selling in the University District as I am sure it would be extremely popular with college students! It looks extremely discrete and portable.

    Further questions: Does the metal bowl get very hot under normal use? Too hot to place in a pocket or to hold?
     

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