Skyline R RTA by ESG MTL and RDL versions
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#11 (permalink)      3/16/2021 9:33:44 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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There are plenty of reviews in YT released 2016 for the Merlin Mini, but I don`t know when the official release was made.
#12 (permalink)      3/18/2021 4:28:32 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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No-name Skyline R - ships at the end of the month @ USD 21.93.

SKU 9737916 - MTL Version (0.8mm, 1mm, 1.2mm & 1.5mm)

SKU 9737917 - RDL Version

SKU 9738025 - MTL Airdisks

SKU 9738026 - RDL Airdisks

Edited on 3/22/2021 at 7:08 AM. Reason: Additions
It's twelve inches long, but don't use it as a rule...
#13 (permalink)      3/22/2021 5:02:28 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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SKU 9738020 - SXK Skyline, Single 2mm Airdisk Version (MAP applies)

SKU 9738021 - SXK MTL Airdisks (MAP)

SKU 9738022 - SXK RDL Airdisks (MAP)

SKU 9738023 - Coppervape MTL Airdisks

SKU 9738024 - Coppervape RDL Airdisks

SKU 9738028 - Coppervape Clear Spare Glass (x2)

SKU 9738027 - Coppervape Smoked Spare Glass (x2)

SKU 9738029 - Spare Coppervape PEI Tank Section


Presumably, with these Coppervape spares appearing, the Coppervape version will be popping up here in a day or two.

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It's twelve inches long, but don't use it as a rule...
#14 (permalink)      3/22/2021 9:18:01 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Imagine paying 250.00 for a freaking RTA and it arriving with cracked glass...and no spare included. Many people are complaining of super-brittle glass and breakage. Owners also complain of loose fitting inserts, resulting in lost inserts upon unscrewing the tank. No extras there, either...

Think I'll stick with SXK here. They have made a clone or two that turned out well.
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carrion4worm wrote:

Imagine paying 250.00 for a freaking RTA and it arriving with cracked glass...and no spare included. Many people are complaining of super-brittle glass and breakage. Owners also complain of loose fitting inserts, resulting in lost inserts upon unscrewing the tank. No extras there, either...


As much as I laud European MTL Atty Makers and designers, this sounds like ESG have dropped the ball a little. Unusual, given their previous quality standards.

It's twelve inches long, but don't use it as a rule...
#16 (permalink)      3/23/2021 6:09:02 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Aaaaaaaand... here's the Coppervape version.

SKU 9738088 - Coppervape Version (with 1.2mm & 2mm Airdisks)

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It's twelve inches long, but don't use it as a rule...
#17 (permalink)      3/23/2021 7:22:09 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Quite similar in operational design to a Berserker v2 Mini from what I can see...
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#18 (permalink)      3/23/2021 8:53:34 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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The juice flow control is great, no doubt, but the Avatar set that standard last year.
the biggest innovation is the "vcr deck" air inserts...they slide in from the front, so as not to be hampered by coil or wicks. This is pretty nice, and different for rtas. Your build can stay, but you can try other air options! i love this, but then ESG ruins even that by getting stingy with the inserts...only 1? Sheesh....

Someone on a stream mentioned that Greece is trying to erase their national debt with this one product, lol!

I do believe in ESG, and fully think that any manufacture errors will be fixed along the way, but the price is the EXACT reason why a clone market exists. These "atty-smiths" are out of control...it's not a mod, and all atties are made the exact same way: a stainless steel rod is loaded into the back of the machine, where it protrudes, is machined, and cut-off the bar stock...more pieces involve more work and extra processes, like milling and drilling, but how ESG offers up 250.00 and SXK costs 25.00 is mind-boggling, I guess we are paying for tons of research, like Evolv, huh? I anxiously await their findings,lol! Overpriced, but it's a "luxury" purchase.
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I've got an SXK on the way. Looking forward to hearing everyone's opinions too.
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I wanna stick with Coppervape since I like their OG version and it comes with another disc.., but they don't make such anymore it seems, so that has me concerned..
#21 (permalink)      4/1/2021 8:16:38 AM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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SXK version, Coppervape PEI tank, and DL inserts shipped from here yesterday. Looking forward to it, many direct comparisons with original Skyline, which can only be a good thing. I got the PEI in case the glass is a problem. You can't always put stock in the high end community (where the brittle glass complaints come from). Although I also heard Tenacious TX Vapes broke a glass or two...the glass in the FT shots look fine, but I need the product in hand! Hurry up, Postal Gods!
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