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What's your favorite torch or lighter to use with the Vapcap?

Discussion in 'Ask FC' started by Mr. Me2, Dec 10, 2016.

  1. Ramahs

    Ramahs Fucking Combustion (mostly) Since February 2017

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    I've used colibri, and it's fine. These days, there's a heradshop a couple blocks from work who always has Vector, so that's what I've been using for a while now. No problems.
     
  2. LesPlenty

    LesPlenty Well-Known Member

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    I think anything that says 7x refined or better will be OK, just steer clear of Ronson Red, that is what I have heard.:tup:
     
  3. El Peligroso

    El Peligroso Member

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    Thanks for the advice everyone. I also bought aomai am228 + honest butane torch as my torches.
     
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  4. Ramahs

    Ramahs Fucking Combustion (mostly) Since February 2017

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    Yeah, the afore mentioned Vector cans I get from my local headshop are normally the ones labeled 14x refined.

    And they are the big Pringles-can size cans, so they last a very long time for the $6 they cost. I just haven't felt the need to shop around. I usually have three to five of them in my medicine cabinet.
     
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  5. Moses Baca

    Moses Baca Well-Known Member

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    I've been thinking a dual flame torch would be a good form for the VC. I like the looks of the Xikar Tech, it's the only double torch I could find with a large tank. Anyone have any experience with these? Not sure I want to drop $30+ on something if it doesn't work much better than the cheapies.

    I've got a couple triple flame Vertigo Hawks I got with my DV Deluxe kits. One works great, the other not so much and they both go through butane pretty fast. I'm guessing that a dual flame would use a bit less fuel.
     
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  6. Phenix

    Phenix Well-Known Member

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    I prefer the ease of use with triple flames as I can use them even in the total darkness. Single/dual are too much of a hassle for me if there is no source of light.

    Double will save a tad of gas. In theory 1/3 less than a triple
     
  7. LesPlenty

    LesPlenty Well-Known Member

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    I like my Honest twin flame the best out of my lighters, around 80 heat cycles to a tank. I just cam't find a link anymore. Triples are not great for precision heat control (good for beginners though) and singles are a bit slow:2c:
     
  8. Phenix

    Phenix Well-Known Member

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    That’s trough. I also own that Honest dual torch with a sleek all metal built.

    Triple vertigo are what I prefer. I point two flames at the bottom of the cap and one to the end. Gives good extraction in 2-3 hits
     
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  9. KidFated.

    KidFated. We Don't Even Live Here..

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    Does anyone have experience with the Zico mt37?
     
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  10. Ramahs

    Ramahs Fucking Combustion (mostly) Since February 2017

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    Hmmm...looks interesting.
    [​IMG]

    Though, since induction heaters have shown themselves on the playing field, I've lost interest in table-top torches.
    I use IH at home, and torches when out and about, and tabletop torches don't work for out and about.
     
  11. KidFated.

    KidFated. We Don't Even Live Here..

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    Yup I’m looking for a tabletop torch, i use my ih’s but I love a good torch
     
  12. stinkytofus

    stinkytofus Well-Known Member

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    Where u buy
    Whats it called
     
  13. GrandWazoo

    GrandWazoo Well-Known Member

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    Don't do it , it's a terrible mistake ! Two holidays fucked thanks to electronic devices . Both I was abroad , hundreds of Km from home and no working vape at all. One was my fault , I let it on a rock in Croatia , more high than me , but a boat made so a big wave that the salt water covered for a while my vape. I got a zippo with a double flame z-plus and nobody cares about it . Anyway I travelled all Europe around and never find no torches at all ... Possible no smoker's shops ? Anyway , hear me , better a clipper than nothing.
     
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  14. Used2use

    Used2use Sometimes to stupid to become a fool

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    Damn, it has been now over 3 month since i bought a new torch - i need help resparking my TAS :D
     
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  15. dampo

    dampo Well-Known Member

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    I have been trying to find out what the differences are between Vertigo triple Cyclone and Vertigo triple Cyclone 2.
    I can't find any so I'd appreciate it if someone could enlighten me.
     
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  16. xsteve420

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    the body is a little different and the 2 has an easy to adjust flame nob on the bottom the 1 you have to turn upsidedown then use a small screwdriver or other flat object.

    heres a review link on the 2
    http://www.cigarlighterreviews.com/2016/09/vertigo-cyclone-2-review.html
     
  17. dampo

    dampo Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, I had a look at it, it does look like the 2 version is preferable.
    All I can get in my region is the older model, nearly 30 euro, I think I'll go and see if I can find something else around here.
     
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  18. Jill NYC

    Jill NYC Portable Collector

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  19. Alexis

    Alexis Well-Known Member

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    I am still using my V1 Vertigo cyclone after many many months daily use. By far the most robust, consistent performing torch I ever had. It always sparks, has a great flame. Is very windproof. Just very well built anyhow. I should branch out more and expand.

    I do have a Pipes jarhead IH but I never use it because I just dont get the same performance as torching. Torching, I can always get even, consistent hits and uniform extraction in 3--5 cycles. Usually 3 very good, equal and rarely disappointing hits, which are always smooth and never unpleasant. Every time, I dont really have to think about it or use my brain to get exactly consistent results and extraction everytime.

    In contrast with the induction heater I have to go quite some way past the click to get the same sort of decent and full-sized hits I like, it is a hard line to draw to not go too far and can bus or get a much harsher less tasty hit. Often the hits are underwhelming, but still taste a little off to me like an overtorched one.

    I know how much everyone loves their induction heaters so it does puzzle me how I have never been satisfied with my but I have come across some other people who have reported exactly the same experience and their preference for torching.

    I may play with it some more or its up for sale soon.
    One way or another, Vertigo Cyclobe V1 FTW still! (Got one for my mum as well, she rates it too) :rockon:
     
  20. dampo

    dampo Well-Known Member

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    Both the jobon and vertigo are way too expensive in my location, buying from the US takes a long time to arrive. (Dynavap up to one month)
    My Omnivong is ready to be picked up this week, so I just bought a cheap one flame torch which will have to make do for now.
     
  21. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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    Where I live Ronson is the best available. The other option is so much worse lol
     
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  22. ataxian

    ataxian PALE BLUE DOT

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    Can you use it with a VAPCAP?

    I’m inside until APRIL?
     
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  23. KidFated.

    KidFated. We Don't Even Live Here..

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    It has a wide setting range! I checked one out locally and it seems well made.
     
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  24. LesPlenty

    LesPlenty Well-Known Member

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  25. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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