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PROS
Almost perfect for the price. Excellent flavor. Nicely finished. The build deck could not be easier to use. No logos.
CONS
Oil was pretty deep inside. AFC guide markings are in the wrong order.
First off let me say that this tank is NOT perfect, nor did I expect it to be. It was however much more than I had hoped for at this price. I bought a different clone for almost double the price and I believe this one is better quality. Threads are smooth, top cap fits so nicely it doesn't leave a seam unless you're looking for one, everything just fits. It's about as close to perfection as you'll likely see for the price you pay, and I would gladly pay it again for another of this quality. I'm considering buying the SS version and putting the SS I already have aside as a backup. There are no logos, which is a pro for me. I use the AFC as my mark and turn the mod when I am opening the liquid control. I use thick liquids so mine gets opened three turns and it works perfectly. I think two is supposedly the "max" but it takes about five or six turns to unscrew so three turns isn't close to unscrewing it loose. Flavor is top notch and it wicks like a dream. The deck could not be any easier to build on unless you had someone do it for you. The ends of the wick go into little cups making wicking it a cinch as well. Just DON'T lose any o-rings! There are several and all are needed. Just make note of where they go and ensure they make it back to their respective spots when re-assembling after cleaning. One of the cons I have for this is that it seemed clean, smelled clean, and looked clean, so I gave it a short soak and scrub before using. It tasted like burning rubber when vaping. I took it apart, cleaned it again, and had the same result. I ended up stripping it down to bare parts (including the deck) and soaked the pieces for near 24 hours in alcohol before scrubbing, rinsing, and trying again. Now it is all clean and clear with no funky tastes. So while it kinda seems like maybe they clean these, it is probably only AFTER they assemble the base and not the individual pieces. The other con is that the AFC markings are in the wrong order. If the "4" is under the widest hole, "1" is the next down, "2" is the one after that, and "3" is the smallest. I just put 4 on the largest airholes and run with it wide open. I honestly don't care about whether the pips are in order or not. They aren't visible in normal use and the airholes really aren't a challenge to figure out. The finish is a nice hard coating, not a paint. It isn't something that will flake off and in fact I wish they had coated the chimney and chamber inside. It isn't coming off unless someone puts some work into it or a hard sharp metal object scratches it. This type of finish is easily my favorite and I look for it when I buy black attys. So overall, not perfect but as close to perfection as you'll find for the price I think. I actually did buy a different version (an SS one) for almost twice the price that was not the same quality. This one surprised me and I would most certainly buy it again for the same price.
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The Stumpy Styled RDA Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer
The Stumpy Styled RDA Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer

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PROS
Small Large Airflow Holes Tiny chamber around the coils Conical top inside to drip tip VERY easy to build into
CONS
510 adapter is a bit loose for a lot of drip tips Supplied drip tip looks like a Derringer tip, but another will not fit inside Wide bore drip tip not included despite having the removable 510 DT adapter
Fist off, let me say this is a VERY nice atty for the money! It even comes with usable coils... mine came to .4 ohm as a dual build. It has very nice flavor similar to a Derringer, but it holds WAY more juice! 14 drops gets the wicks wet and leave an open area between the coil on my build. It holds something like 20 drops from my eLiquid bottles. Very good for such a small atty. The chamber above the coils is minuscule. The top is conical until it gets to the DT adapter. Really the chamber is small enough it probably doesn't even need the sloping top. The resulting flavor is awesome. A .4 build results in a dense flavorful vapor thanks to the tiny chamber. I haven't noticed any spitback either and I didn't take care to build the coils close to the sides like on a Derringer. It also has an adjustable 510 pin, which makes it nice for use with a hybrid adapter. The airholes are massive compared to the Derringer. I close the Derringer down to two holes on each side, this thing I close down to one on each side. I think I could just about breathe through it comfortably with it wide open with no restriction. The top gets hot, but cools off fairly quickly with the "spokes" machined into the top. They almost seem to act like a heatsink of sorts. They also look nice as well. The metal drip tip doesn't seem to get hot, which might be helped by having multiple o-rings separating it from the top cap. It come with a 510 adapter and a Derringer-esque drip tip. The 510 adapter is because the original comes with a large bore drip tip, smaller than a chuff but larger than a 510 DT. This one only has an adapter and drip tip. Also the drip tip is not like a Derringer in that another DT will not fit in it. The 510 adapter is also too loose for some friction fit DTs to fit, and a bit loose for o-ring equipped DTs as well. So overall this atty seems to have fixed any issues I have had with the Derringer. It holds more juice, doesn't seem as prone to leaking since it takes more to over drip, and it doesn't seem to need any special considerations while building to avoid spitback, plus the flavor is up there with attys like the Origen dripper, Veritas, Omerta, and of course, the Derringer.
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Authentic Sanrenmu 9063 Stainless Steel Folding Knife
Authentic Sanrenmu 9063 Stainless Steel Folding Knife

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PROS
Nice large, wide blade Feels very sturdy Smooth action, no grit in the pivot Solid lockup Tip up or tip down carry (right side only)
CONS
Right side only carry clip options Heavy (I knew this going in)
This is a VERY well built knife. It is the unmarked version of the Real Steel E963 that is put out by SRM directly. After handling (and of course fondling) this knife I would say without reservation it is worth every penny of the Real Steel price at around $30. It is every bit the equal (if not better) than other $30 knives I own. To get the same knife at $15 is an absolute steal. The G10 on the handles feels like it is pretty good quality. The pattern on it (a basket weave type pattern) is great for grip without feeling like sand paper. Also the back spacer appears to be G10 as well... I don't know that I have ever seen a G10 back spacer, but it looks to me to have obvious layers which is something FRN doesn't have. The pictures make it obvious this knife has full stainless spacers on both sides, but what is not apparent is that the non-locking side is skeletonized a little. There are four holes drilled into the liner, but they might not be as large as they need to be to make the knife appreciably lighter. Still, it is good to see the attempt. If nothing else it makes for a very solid feeling knife. The exposed liners at the tail which form the lanyard bails are not in a location that feels like they will create any issues or hotspots for me. They are also pretty close together so they feel more like one solid piece to my palm than two narrow pieces of steel. Like the 763, the 9063 has the cap lifter at the back of the blade when closed which also serves to cradle the stop pin when open. I really like the design as it will spread any force over the surface of the pin instead of just one tiny strip. Less chance of flattening the stop pin that way. The jimping on the back of the blade is sharp enough to grab, but too chunky to really be effective. Only one tooth at any time will actually be able to grab onto the thumb. That concentration of force could be rather uncomfortable if one were to rely on the jimping. I don't care about jimping myself, but if a knife is going to have it I at least want it to be functional and work well. While this is functional, I'm not sure how well it would work. The rest of the jimping all over the knife is rounded and seem to work well for the areas of the hand they contact. The action of the knife itself is smooth and the blade is centered. It looks like maybe the area between the tip and belly was overground ever so slightly or the angle was a little off, but it wasn't enough to throw off the edge or make any strange recurve at the tip. I'm guessing the large wide belly may have thrown off the sharpener a little. It was noticeable but nothing serious or detrimental. The entire length of the cutting edge came shaving sharp. For $15 this is an absolutely amazing value. It isn't perfect, nor should anyone expect it to be. It just feels like a more expensive knife... the funny thing is that it IS a more expensive knife when it has the Real Steel name stamped on it. lol So yeah, buy one! Or buy two and have a backup! lol
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Replacement Base for Le Zephyr RDA Atomizer
Replacement Base for Le Zephyr RDA Atomizer

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Fits my black Le Zephyr top cap perfectly. The deck is nicely made. Hybrid safe as any Le Zephyr should be. Nice wide flat head screws with flat undersides to trap your wires.
CONS
Metal post threads into the plastic tank. Take extra care not to over tighten your deck so you don't strip out the tank section.
Almost immediately after getting this in the mail I cleaned it and put the tank section on my black Le Magister. It looks every bit as nice as I hoped it would. I plan on making the deck that comes with it into a squonking deck which is why I didn't just get the tank section by itself. The deck that comes with this is very clean and well made. Everything is like it should be with smooth threads and proper screw heads that won't push your wires out of the sides. The positive pin is slightly smaller in diameter than what is normally on a Le Zephyr or Le Magister deck, but it protrudes just as much and is more than sufficient. The only difference is you see more of the insulator when you look at it, that's it. This fits perfectly with the cap from SKU5001603 but is a bit tight with the cap from SKU4484700. It fits but it takes a little effort. If I were going to actually use it with the SS Le Zephyr I would try a smaller o-ring. As it is I bought it for the black one and it fits perfectly so I'm leaving it alone. The only knock I can give it is that it involves screwing a metal post into a relatively thin piece of engineering plastic. That is why I knocked of stars for the build quality. The actual apparent quality out of the box is really quite high (it was about as perfect as I could ask for @ less than five bucks), but the metal part screwing into a plastic piece is a bit iffy. It would be really easy to strip it out if care is not taken when tightening the post. Normally I crank the deck down in a Le Zephyr after wicking to keep it from turning when I screw it onto a mod, but this one I just snug down and let the o-ring do the work of holding it. So far it hasn't turned on its own so it will probably be fine, just be careful so as to not ruin the threads. If all you want is the tank section buy the multi-pack (SKU4575000) instead for a few more bucks so if you strip one tank you'll have spares. If you need a replacement deck however this one is very well made. Overall this is a very nice looking addition the the already appealing Le Zephyr. I trimmed the wick just under the deck so it isn't visible in the tank (you'll naturally tilt it when you vape, so keep the air hole facing you) and it looks pretty cool with a source of light behind it. Plus it is convenient being able to see the liquid level in the tank.
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Fiber Freaks Lyocell Cellulose Wicks
Fiber Freaks Lyocell Cellulose Wicks

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PROS
It does what it is supposed to do Very easy to work with, probably the simplest I've used
CONS
I can't say it is outright better than Muji or "normal" rayon.
Maybe the biggest compliment I can give it is that I don't feel like I wasted my money on buying this. It works very well and does exactly what it is supposed to do, and has a very clean flavor meaning I don't taste it. That being said, I have the exact same experience with Muji cotton and Cellucotton rayon for much less cost. It is also kinda pricey to be learning how to wick a new atty with as well. I'd suggest using something cheaper until you learn what works and THEN switch to Fiber Freaks if so desired. The biggest concrete benefit to it I have found so far is how easy it is to wick with. It's like the "Velocity deck" of wicking materials. It just doesn't get any easier unless you have someone else do it for you. So while even though it certainly won't break the bank, it isn't necessarily head and shoulders above what I am used to performance-wise. The ease of use is nice but I don't know if it justifies the difference in cost. I will say it would be worth spending a few bucks to try for yourself. You'll get your money's worth even if you don't think it is the best thing since sliced bread, but you might find you really, really like it. Personally I will be buying some more to play with so I certainly can't say I dislike it, just that it might be a little over-hyped.
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