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Discussion in 'Plug-in Vaporizers' started by Volcano South, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. Baron23

    Baron23 Well-Known Member

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    hahaha....not that I know of. But powder coat....hell, let's dip the exterior case in camo!

    http://www.camo-solutions.com/
     
  2. Gimpy27

    Gimpy27 Well-Known Member

    Sorry for the late response and thanks for the help. Does anyone have a picture of a Volcano Digit with the dome removed or a link to a post that shows one taken apart? The clunking inside is driving me mad and I'm thinking about just sending it in for service to have it looked over. My wife threw away my box with the huge Volcano sticker so I need to contact Storz anyway to see if I can get a replacement.

    I've thought about doing something like that. I really want to work with someone and create a nice quality vinyl sticker that looks like dripping lava and have it wrapped around the whole volcano. I'm worried that when removed residue lines will be visible so I'm on the fence about it.
     
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  3. Baron23

    Baron23 Well-Known Member

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    I'm telling you, strip the outer housing off and get that sucker dipped. Check out these dip patterns....very lava like, some of them, yeah?

    https://www.google.com/search?q=dip...j42dTUAhXDcz4KHf5ZC38QsAQIJw&biw=1579&bih=934
     
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  4. Gimpy27

    Gimpy27 Well-Known Member

    I've thought about doing something like that. I really want to work with someone and create a nice quality vinyl sticker that looks like dripping lava and have it wrapped around the whole volcano. I'm worried that when removed residue lines will be visible so I'm on the fence about it.
     
  5. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead FC-OG

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    I wouldn't worry about residue lines at all if the wrap was actually high quality. People wrap their cars and boats and all kinds of things.
     
  6. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    As most now know, Photobucket has broken links to forums, and has now begun to charge 399 a year to "link" hosted photos to forums etc.
    I am not short on ideas about what services to use moving on, and am not here to open a discussion about services to use, as I believe all free services will start charging in short order.
    I am here to give any of those that wish to see all images I have posted in this thread the link to see them.
    You are welcome to look at them all, and I hope they are useful.
    http://s1132.photobucket.com/user/VitoloVaporizes/library/Volcano
     
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  7. vapeguy

    vapeguy Well-Known Member

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    I have the Volcano Digit since about 1.5 years and noticed since about a year I need to start at 430F and end at 446F (max) to get any vapor.

    I initially thought it was due to loading it with smaller amounts, but even if I load more I get barely any vapor at 420 and need to start at 430. I remember I used to start at 390 and end at 420-430. I then thought it was just the strain, but how likely is it that for an entire year over different types I always have to start at 430?

    It's like 430 is now really only heating to 390, is this possible?

    Has anyone else noticed having to use higher temps on their Volcano Digit over time? At least it hasn't gotten worst, but I'm now limited to going only 16 degrees above the temp where I start getting vapor, I'm wondering if I'm able to get it hot enough to get everything out. I used to go 30-40 degrees above the start temp before, now I can't.

    Update: I just decided to do a large load, the solid valve filled almost to the top without compacting, and start at 390 to see. I did get vapor but too faint, going up to 400 made a nice dense vapor, so maybe it is simply the fact I've been doing smaller loads which I always found start better at higher temps.
     
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  8. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    1st idea that comes to mind is the valve.
    Try cleaning the valve parts well.
    The solid valve needs to stay very clean to function well.
     
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  9. vapeguy

    vapeguy Well-Known Member

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    You're right, it's been a while since my last full valve cleaning and it is definitively due for a cleaning.

    I also need to learn to replace the bags sooner, I tend to wait for them to stick and leak like a sieve stupidly thinking I'm saving money by making the bag last longer, but I'm probably losing 100 times my savings in leaking vapor lol.
     
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  10. turk

    turk turk

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    ....I start at 375...during day...380 at night...than 390...than 400...topping out at 410....I never go higher...and I get great vapor at ALL temps...I use easy valve...
     
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  11. Trypsy Summers

    Trypsy Summers Well-Known Member

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    I use it at 230C for ABV and about 200C for most other times, if I'm being medical I hit at 157C lol!! Sorry about the Centigrade as opposed to Fahrenheit, but its a Euro thing, forced on us in the UK, by EU! Lol...

    Moving on; Whilst out on the road, I overheard a conversation, where one chap (Jamaican, I think) was saying to his friend, that; "the Volcano is to vaping, what the STONELOVE Sound-system is to dancehall Music!
    "a wah dat, (What's that), the friend asked, (I kinda love that patios chat)
    "IMMORTAL!", the first chap said!
    I kinda chuckled as I passed by quietly, but on reflection, I gotta say yeah, the geezer was spot on, The Volcano really is IMMORTAL, yeah there's vapes out there, some arguably better - coming with the latest bling and all that, and I readily confess that I do use my EVO probably as much, if not more, but when all is done,

    I have to concur, The Volcano just reigns supreme, I suppose it's in the same league as the Toyota Invincible - simply UNSTOPPABLE!

    Hail to the titan!!!

    Just saying:leaf:
     
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  12. theone

    theone Member

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    My button broke down.. The fan button it is.
    I know it is very easy to replace myself and I would like to avoid spending money on sending it in & paying Storz&bickel.

    I know the part is available in US but I cannot find it in EU. Does somebody know if it is the same part? And where one could buy it? The model is a classic

    Highly appreciated!
     
  13. The Beagle

    The Beagle Butanist Bubblemaker

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    Hi guys, I'm trying to have my girlfriend fuck combustion too but she seems to be unable to inhale vapor without having a coughing fit. Water filtration seems to make things better but not enough for her to be comfortable with regular vape use plus she doesn't like hitting bongs/bubblers.
    As a last measure I'm thinking about buying a Volcano as it seems to be one of the most lung forgiving device around. I'm not a fan of bag vaping but I know this machine rocks, I've used it plenty of times in the NL and it never disappointed me.
    I may be able to get one for a week or so from a friend to have her try it before buying one, in the meantime do any of you have a similar experience with someone very sensitive to vapor and prone to coughing?
    How much can the vapor stay to cool down in the bag before starting to condense on the bag walls and/or tasting bad?
    Thanks.
     
  14. Used2use

    Used2use Sometimes to stupid to become a fool

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    @theone
    keywords should be green round rocker switch 230V - any good sorted electronic parts store should have it
     
  15. Aimless Ryan

    Aimless Ryan Came to read about grinders; fucked combustion

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    Vapor is cool essentially as soon as it enters the bag. Vapor has no thermal mass.
     
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  16. latulipe999

    latulipe999 Well-Known Member

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    In less than 10min the vapor is condensed, the taste is not bad but it miss.

    The expectoran power of the cannabis is real with the volcano too ;)

    Water filtration and small puff maybe ...
     
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  17. Ein14Here

    Ein14Here Microdosing

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    Just wondering if .25 gram of bud shredded in coffee grinder be enough to cover the whole screen of a solid valve chamber and how many turkey bags will I be able to product?

    I'm a total newbie to microdosing...
     
  18. jardri

    jardri Vapor Dreams

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    with 0,25 grams you can do even 2 chambers and get 3-4 bags from each
     
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  19. BudCrow

    BudCrow New Member

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    Hi guys, I'm a solid valve owner of nearly three years, use it every day with no issues.

    I've noticed that at higher temps the volcano is able to sort out panic attacks much better then anything else (pills). The issue is that it can irritate the lungs so I'm looking at a way of cooling.

    I like the idea of staying with the bag cause of that wonderful resin collection that makes rock fuel.

    I'm looking for something that's small and easy to store - no glass or devices more expensive then the volcano - I'd rather spend the money on the media rather then the hardware TBH. I've seen the RockZap bubbler and that's kind of what I'm after, just can't seem to find it in the UK. Any suggestions?

    Volcano is the electric chalice IMO
     
  20. Crussell27

    Crussell27 Avid Jack Garbarino Enthusiast

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    Hi. I use my female 14mm with my easy valve bags with no problem whatsoever. I also recommend putting some dry cannabis on the bottom, then putting the oil PAD on top and turning it to 446/top temp. Amazing effect.
     
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  21. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    Best way to efficiently use the Volcano!
    Just spread your herb in a thin layer over the screen, center the oil pad and screw together.
    Bags are wicked.
     
  22. Used2use

    Used2use Sometimes to stupid to become a fool

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    i use instead of the oilpad a standard screen on top - to cut it into right size (from 30 to 28mm) lay it on the oil pad and cut around it
     
  23. phattpiggie

    phattpiggie Well-Known Member Accessory Maker

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    I got asked to try out some MP's for the solid valve, 'mushrooms' was the remit.

    The first one turned in Brazilian Tulipwood ended up a bit phallic but it was only ever a trial run.
    The 2nd and 3rd are Conway Stewart Classic Green Italian Acrylic.

    All 3 have SS condensers in them.

    They'll get sent out next week and I'm looking forward to a bit of feedback.

    Click to play YouTube Video
     
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  24. MileHighHuman

    MileHighHuman Well-Known Member

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    Do users prefer the dosing capsules or using the concentrate pad instead for micro loads?
     
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  25. Vitolo

    Vitolo Vaporist

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    I like the pad for smaller load. Something about that wide area being hit by the wide airflow.
    The capsules seem to go faster.... perhaps the restricted airflow makes the area of herb hotter.
     

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