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Vapir NO2

Discussion in 'Portable Vaporizers' started by cheepcheep, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. Bankrupt-Music

    Bankrupt-Music Amnesia

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    I recently got a replacement unit for my original and it had a faulty heating element that ran too hot. Returned it two weeks ago and it Suprisingly has yet to be sent back (called today).

    My original NO2 hit great tho. I'd contact them for a replacement
     
  2. Jabsten

    Jabsten Member

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    I wonder if I have a faulty heat element. When it shows 385 my IR is showing 240....that is way off.

    J
     
  3. Jabsten

    Jabsten Member

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    My recent tests yielded 348 top reading on IR, and 400F set on unit. Is this acceptable?


    J
     
  4. Bankrupt-Music

    Bankrupt-Music Amnesia

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    I would send it in if your still under warranty
     
  5. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    Visible vapor is not as important as inhaling repeatedly and just "doing the session" and seeing if you get medicated.
    The temp gun likely can not read the temp inside the actual oven.
    Regs, and mids will work fine at medicating you in the N)2, but will not produce impressive clouds.
    Indeed the NO2 is not a "cloud chasers" ideal unit.. it is more of a medical device.
    Some excellent strains also will not make thick vapor.
    My question is....
    1-Even though you do not see vapor, are you still inhaling deeply, and holding the inhalation in?
    and if yes...
    2- are you getting medicated?

    Finally... try a couple different strains in the unit~
    Then.... contact Vapir by phone...
    Then send it in for warranty
    (all in that order)
     
  6. JCat

    JCat Well-Known Member

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    The Vapir NO2 was my 2nd portable vaporizer and I wasn't happy with it. It didn't create very much visible vapor (but some). I ended up moving on to a Solo ...

    If you are an ex-combustor, then you're probably not going to be satisfied by the NO2 (as Vitolo hinted at). It does get you medicated, but it takes a while, and there's not a ton of visible vapor. I let maybe a half dozen friends use my NO2 before I gave it away, and I only had 1 friend that liked it (the one I gave it to), but he was not a smoker, and specifically can't tolerate smoking of any kind anymore so maybe the NO2 was actually a good fit for him ... wow ... I'm starting to ramble and get off topic though :)

    Sounds like yours is working like mine did though ...
     
  7. max

    max Bingo Coordinator Staff Member

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    Don't expect accurate display readings on cheap digital models. You should go by how the remains (ABV) look. My DaVinci gives me very dark ABV when set at 385-400, so that's as high as I ever go. Display numbers will lie, but when your hits taste like burnt popcorn, and the ABV is dark, the bowl is done, no matter what number the display shows you.

    Most portables have small bowls and you're not going to get huge hits and be able to exhale big clouds of vapor, but the upside is that if you're OK with the time it takes to get you where you want to be (4 hits instead of 2, etc.), a vape with a small bowl will encourage you to use less, and stretch your supply. I use an Aromazap CRZ (small bowl), and often I get by with just using a very small amount, by using this model. OTOH my big hitter (Vapexhale Cloud) can go through more bud in a hit or two than I'm likely to use in the CRZ all day. I'm also likely to get a much bigger hit than I can handle and end up exhaling a big cloud of vapor 2 seconds after I take the hit. While it's nice to see a big vapor cloud, it's also wasteful, since there's no way you're going to process that much vapor in a second or 3.
     
  8. Jabsten

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    I know that my unit was not getting hot enough. I only have one strain, but it is very high in thc. I am going to try to return it. I went ahead and ordered the azeris solo and a custom wood stem and another custom glass stem. I just am not happy with the NO2.

    J
     
  9. M31Superstoned

    M31Superstoned Member

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    If you had visible vapor it high enough to release some the goodies. The quantities it holds though is not what other non portable designs can offer so an initial single load may not do ya in like other styles or like a full combustion will. Ya got to work up to it on these and even though long deep draws might be standard for you in any design this one tends to take about double to get there.(it is only a large pee size of grind in it after all). Hard to substitute the quickness of combustion or a whip style to a portable. I cranked up my whip style last night and was done in all night from half dozen deep expando draws. If it was the VapirNO2 no modded I would have done like 12-15 draws and it would have come on way slower. I like the hair standing on end or numbness so I need to get either there all at once off whip or do 2 sessions with stock vapirNo2. I think I running the modded vapirNo2 closer to 425 after mod but at such temps there is still a lacking in releasing some the higher cannabinoids. No way in heck I getting rid of mine. it's just too friendly in many ways..
     
  10. VaporsOne

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    I have owned my NO2 for about 2 months now. I find each bowl is dragged on way too long and I have to pack too many per session. I've used a number of vaporizers (including portable) and this one probably irritates my throat the most at the temperatures it is useful at. The temp will also read the same but the bowl/vapor seem to get hotter and hotter.

    I am moving on to a higher quality unit that is both smoother (water) and more efficient (time and use of material), but not portable. I will probably keep my NO2 for the odd hike though. If you are looking for a vaporizer to use on a regular basis at home, I do not recommend this one.
     
  11. Bankrupt-Music

    Bankrupt-Music Amnesia

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    I'd have to disagree in terms of home use. The no2 is a pretty solid unit. Very easy to use, slightly portable, and has the advantage of charging and being used at the same time. It's also affordable for those not wanting to dish out a few hundred dollars for a vaporizer. I really like mine and 2 friends of mine have picked one up as well due to using mine for a bit. Solid product
     
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  12. A$AP

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    Hello,

    I am thinking about purchasing my first vaporizer in the near future. I was wondering if anyone knew of any major flaws.

    Furthermore, on most retail sites they are listed at $179.99

    However, through google shopping i found a seller on eMaster named "vapemaster" who was selling the Vapir NO2 for only $119.99. I was wondering if anyone had used this seller before and knew if he was legitimate or not.

    Thank you & i would be more than happy to receive any general vaporizer information that a newcomer like myself would not know of!!

    Modnote: Merged into existing thread.
     
  13. JCat

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    I'd highly recommend against the NO2 ... (IMHO) ... it was my 2nd portable, and I wasn't very happy with it (very wispy vapor and took a long time to go through a bowl and I'm pretty sure it wasn't overly efficient ... but other people think differently).

    My 3rd portable was the Solo and I still own a Solo and I think if you are going to have only one portable vaporizer (and 1 vaporizer), a Solo is probably a very good bet (and can be had for about $160). I also have a Pax and an Inhalater INH004 right now that I am currently using for portables although they are a little more expensive at around $225-$250 or so.
     
  14. A$AP

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    Thank you for the reply!!! Let me enlighten you more on my situation. I am currently a freshman in community college struggling to pay for gas and books among other young adult expenses (my girlfriend, herb)

    I was basically wondering if you were disappointed enough with it to recommend i drop an extra $60 for the solo

    I add I will just be using this to get me through college or unless i come across an abundance of money,, relative to my situation

    Thank you for your insight and it would be much appreciated if you reply to my Q's
     
  15. JCat

    JCat Well-Known Member

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    I think it's definitely worth the 60. It will pay for itself in saved cannabis. If the only vaporizer I had was the no2 I'd still smoke pipes!
     
  16. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    I'd highly recommend the NO2 ... (IMHO) ... it was my 1st portable, and I have had it for 2.5 years, and still love it.(good amount of vapor and takes a long time to go through a bowl which I'm VERY sure IS the most efficient).
    I get 10-20 good hits off of a pinch of meds.
    In the MMJ community here about 2 dozen patients use NO2 units, and not one of them is unhappy with it.
    The ABV is perfectly consistent each time.
    It is true that this is not a unit for "cloud chasers'.. but it is decidedly one of the better medically oriented units for patients. In 2 years only one person out of 26 NO2 owners had to use warranty service... and that person was me, because my unit gets so much use.
     
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  17. al bundy

    al bundy Vaporist

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    AND if you go through Vapir you can get the No2 for around $107.00 if in the US.
    Just use the discount code HOLIDAYS...
     
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  18. VapoRoor

    VapoRoor DAB-a-DAB I'll dooooo

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    Vitolo knows yo, I've had my No2 for 1 1/2 years. She Works like a charm.
    Here's what I do and my No2 produces great tasting vapor. I use the clear mouthpiece only, the tube that comes with the No2 just doesn't work for me, the heat up time for this device is under 3 minutes with the battery and under 1 minute plugged in.

    However, I like to wait up to 7 minutes sometimes just so the chamber is extra ready, just my preference. Given I vape around 2-3 bowls max when I use my No2 in one session. Vitolo is right about it not being for cloud chasers, but the vapor speaks for itself, it's rich in flavor and the density of the vapor is very nice. Think of it like a mini oven, the longer time between hits the tastier each hit. I tend to go around 10 seconds between hits, and they are TASTY tasty hits.
    Good luck with your hunt
     
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  19. z9

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    I've had my No2 for about a year and a half and this thing has never failed me, I use it as my primary vape. It's been dropped more times than I can count and doesn't stop working. It heats relatively fast and the hits are tasty and it cooks bud very consistently, my entire jar of abv is basically the same color. It is less than ideal for more than 2 people, but can easily get two medicated from one bowl pack.
    One of my favorite features is that the battery can be charged without the Vapir charger because it can be removed and charged with a micro usb cable; although I don't recommend doing this if you aren't going to keep an eye on it. I can imagine this easily reducing the overall life of the battery.
    There are other great vapes out there, but this unit really stands out to me.
     
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  20. A$AP

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    Thankyou everyone for the opinions.

    I decided to get the Vapir NO2 and I love it.

    Only knock is that I think it works much better while plugged to wall/car charger.

    Also thankyou for the "holiday" online coupon saved me $72.

    To anyone thinking of purchasing any Vapir products I would say they are legit and are offering 2-day shipping for free, which is very convenient. I told my friend of the deal and he is getting the Vapir Oxy Mini
     
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  21. VapoRoor

    VapoRoor DAB-a-DAB I'll dooooo

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    Glad you took the plunge, & You're welcome A$AP, just remember these key methods.

    Fill your scoop that comes with the No2 to the rim, (with your herb of choice) over doing it a bit will work but just keep the herb below the brass rim in your brass chamber. Give it a little stir & turn the heat up when the taste isn't a strong, and you'll keep the vapor flowing.

    Isopropyl Alcohol works like magic to clean your vape parts, (Screens, mouthpiece, basically everything above the base of the unit) just pop them in a ziplock bag or a cup, it doesn't matter.
    Let them sit until they look clean. Always let them dry fully before using and you'll be good to go.


    Proper maintenance will keep your No2 as happy as you.

    Enjoy your new toy

    Happy December
     
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  22. logicPwn

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    I purchased a Vapir NO2 for $179.99 2 years ago and even payed for the 2 day shipping which made it go over 200. I was extremely pleased with the purchase and was my first ever owned vaporizer. I had tried 2 extremely crappy box vapes that I loved and wanted to transition from vape to smoke. Anyways after 8 months it broke and found out the warranty only worked when registered within 15 days of purchase, I think this is changed. While that was a bummer a couple months later they sent me an email about twitter contest to win a new NO2. I decided to give it a shot on the first one and ended up winning, it is going on a year and it's still truckin'. I use that sucker everyday to, very consistent ABV and excellent unit. Love the vape and couldn't be happier, it's actually comin time for a new one and I am probably going with the VaporBLUNT 2.0 with the HydroTube attachment to solve the dry heat hits that the NO2 produces.
     
  23. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    Glad you are an NO2 fan, and that the unit has served you well.
    Before you make your move to a new vape, PLEASE.....
    read the entire thread on that vape.... and ask a couple of owners that are not company related to give you a bit of feedback.
    It is my belief that especially in this case you would want to hear positive feedback directly from a half dozen owners/users.
     
  24. logicPwn

    logicPwn Member

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    I am the type of person to make educated decisions. Have been researching a new vaporizer for months, first it was Volcano, then was going to purchase the Arizer Extreme Q for more functionality, now I want some water filtration component to combat the extremely hot air that comes out of a vaporizer. Have any suggestions?

    Just remember, just because this is my first post on FC doesn't mean I haven't done research and that FC is the only place to conduct said research. GotVape does an awesome job with the reviews and questions and show me the concerns of owners of the product. What made me want it even more and why I signed up for FC was because the owner or a rep or VaporBLUNT is on the forums!
     
  25. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    This being the NO2 thread, there is the chance you may not find the full appreciation for VaporBlunt that you might find on the VaporBlunt thread, or the VB2 thread.
    I passed on the VaporBlunt2 after discussions with 2 users of this item, so I can not make an educated comment about it.
    I did own a VaporBlunt, but never found it to be a good tool, so gave it away.
    Back on topic...
    You sure can use water tools with your NO2, and if you thumb back through this thread, there are even a few videos of folks doing so.
    I have used the NO2 with bubblers, and Bongs, but do not like water filtration.
    What I did enjoy was using the NO2 with a 7th Floor Vapor tamer (glycerin cooled)
     
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