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HOWING Kanthal A1 Staple Staggered Fused Clapton Pre-Coiled Wires for RBA Atomizers (3-Pack)
HOWING Kanthal A1 Staple Staggered Fused Clapton Pre-Coiled Wires for RBA Atomizers (3-Pack)

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Super wide coils Well made. Facilitate good flavour & vape production. Legs are long enough to add an additional 2 more wraps. Affordably priced. Fire well as single coil in single 18650 mechanical mods (haven't tried dual coil as I couldn't be bothered wrestling the goon for them to fit in.)
CONS
Super wide coils - they will not fit the average tank or rda. Dual coiling trickier to set in rda than single.
Fun coils, not something I'd want to put in every rda I own & considering these will only fit Goon's, Pharaoh etc style atomizers with clamps or huge post holes it's underlines that not happening. Possibly best in a single coil set up unless you like your coil mounting to be a matter of patience and struggle :) All in all I like them. They are certainly worth a try, you can't go wrong but whether you'll want to use these daily for the rest of your vapeing time is doubtful though. Howing are making some very high quality coils, in fact their Triple Clapton Pre-Coileds are the best on fasttech to date imho.
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Fits all battle deck's I own including the VO deck. Although air holes are wide they still provide resistance. Perfect for me. Once lacquer is removed it polishes up beautifully. Very thick solid copper walls gives it a chunky heavy feel* (see con) The knurling and shape provides excellent purchase when removing from the base.
CONS
Until recently wasn't available in Brass. There is a rim on the inside which can foul on 3.5mm sized coils resulting in a dead short, it is easily dremeled out. The walls are VERY thick which detracts from the 24mm external size negating any benefits 24mm would normal provide.
Looks great on Optic, Timekeeper, Able etc Of the 2 air flow sizes of AV decks this is more preferable as it gives enough resistance yet is still free. For a wide air flow set up with the right build this suits the particular juice I use in it better than dare I say it? the kennedy 24...! The walls are VERY thick which detracts from the 24mm external size negating any benefits 24mm would normal provide. This is a common complaint of AV's battle decks and true 24mm battle deck is long overdue and considering their desire for money it's surprising they haven't come out with a new line already. The knurling and shape is aesthetically looks good looking but more importantly from a practical stand point it's even better - possibly the perfect rda shape for removing/adjusting.
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Replaceable ceramic tips. Tips fit other traditional ceramic tweezers. For un-screwing stuck rdas & tanks. Worked perfectly on a stuck griffin tank section and removed a kennedy 24 from a mech mod without resorting to pliers that would scratch copper.
CONS
don't tighten the the screws for the tips too hard as the plastic tweezer body will split!
Bought these for 2 reasons, to unscrew rdas & tanks sections that get stuck, which it does the job perfectly and it was cheaper to buy this than individual tips as I wanted the black ceramic tips to swap with white ceramic tips on a set of full sized tweezers I already owned, they fit perfectly. TBH I prefer the "normal" tweezers for pulsing coils with but these are a must have for stuck tanks & rda's. No more scratching and chewing up your kit with pliers or wrenches no matter how much masking tape etc you wrap them with they will still chew up your copper and brass mech's/rda's.
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Nicely machined, no burs or dings. Came clean, no machine oil. Not painted but anodized, looks great. Comes with a BF/Squonk pin AND glass top cap. Glass top cap adds an extra dimension to an already awesome vape experience, pity you loose under coil air flow but you gain side airflow.. Even the O'Rings are good, with perfect sizes that dry or juiced up they hold the top cap well but still easy to adjust or remove (unlike the SXK kennedys, I had to swap them out as I couldn't pull the top cap off.)
CONS
Squonk pin does NOT fit SXK Kennedy or Original Kennedy 24/25's. Technically it's not a con of the RDA but has to be noted. Glass top cap blocks the under coil air intake the kennedy is so well known/loved for yet provides side air which simply shows just how good under coil are flow is :)
TL;DR vrsn :- Excellent rda - well made, anodized - unless FT are selling a "normal" Kennedy 24 with the same options of bf pin & glass top cap then buy this with confidence. Honestly, it's that good it gives the SXK Kennedy's a run for their money & when compared to o'ring tolerances it's actually better! :) Waffle vrsn :- My initial driving force for buying this RDA was the BF Pin so told myself it was a bf pin with a "free" kennedy trickster rda so didn't expect much as buying a BF Pin to use with one of the 2 SXK Kennedy 24's I own would cost more than this RDA in the UK currently (wtf no one has made cheap bf pins for all rda's is beyond me = instant successful business for a guy with time & a drill press...) so when I pulled it out of the posh box it came in I was pleasantly surprised and relieved that it was so well machined etc as I found out the bf pin does NOT fit the sxk kennedy's (the sxk kennedy's are larger (sorry i don't have a means to measure threads atm.) Aside from the 510 pin's being a different thread size (sxk is same as original I would assume, I've seen bf pins for the original and the threads look identical.. and I'm glad Ididn't take the time to compare before purchase as i would not have bought a bf feed kennedy. On the negative side, I have to say I'm not 100% convinced the addition of the ability to adjust air flow is a benefit. I'll reword that, I'm 100% sure the adjustable airflow is unnecessary nonsense,it's a gimmicky cynical cash grab. Unless you close the airflow control right down it vapes exactly the same regardless and when you do close it down it kills the intended kennedy experience. It's like putting a wide bore tip on a factory standard car's exhaust. Having said that, this is still an excellent rda based on machining, cost & it's extras so if you are in the market for a squonking Kennedy 24 with additional glass top cap, if ft ever sell normal kennedy 24's with that option then buy them instead. I have purchased both copper & brass versions of the Kennedy 24 made by SXK and they are extremely well machined/made but so is this. Quality of clones this past year has sky rocketed - kudos Shenzhen!!
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MKWS 316L Stainless Steel Heating Wire for RBA Atomizers
MKWS 316L Stainless Steel Heating Wire for RBA Atomizers

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Pre spun clapton in 316L stainless steel! whats not to love?
CONS
none.
stainless steel clapton wire - can't fault it. Would like to see a dual core version if "they" could work a way to machine spin Alien clapton wire as thus far ALL the spools aren't alien despite claiming so.
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