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Overall   (4.5)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
PROS
* easy to build * does not leak * does not get hot * great taste * extraordinary looks
CONS
* the air holes don't properly line up
I've had my eye on this one for a long time, and I'm very happy now that I finally have it. The machining is solid on this one: it has a nice finish, slightly brushed. The deck is something special on this one: it doesn't touch the chamber at all, which prevents the RDA from getting warm, especially at a low resistance. I'm running her at 0.4Ω and 33W at the moment, and I don't even need an additional drip tip to prevent my lips getting warm. However, there's an error in the design of this clone: the deck is slightly misaligned. The hole for the negative post is smack in front of the middle of the tree air holes, meaning that the coil ends up too far to the right. Of necessity, I'm now only using the middle and right air holes. Since they're big enough, it isn't much of a problem, but it's definitely a design error. If it weren't for this, I'd have given Mrs Soaky five stars. Here's a picture of the error: [img]http://www.spaink.net/temp/dampen/soaky-1.jpg[/img] Dirk Oberhaus has done a nice review of Mrs Soaky, see [url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDgfUGhS6vw[/url]. But the trouble with his way of wicking her is you need to take the atty apart every time. I tried to wick her differently, more like one would wick a Magma or an Origen V2: just two long strains of cotton that you tuck deep into the well. [img]http://www.spaink.net/temp/dampen/soaky-2.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.spaink.net/temp/dampen/soaky-3.jpg[/img] Works quite well. Immediately after a refill, you'd better not leave it horizontal but I've actually had less trouble with leaking that I usually have with a Magma or Origen dripper. And here she is on a Nemesis and on a Zero clone: [img]http://www.spaink.net/temp/dampen/soaky-4.jpg[/img] [img]http://www.spaink.net/temp/dampen/soaky-5.jpg[/img]
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30 Pieces of Diamond Grinding Head for DIY
30 Pieces of Diamond Grinding Head for DIY

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Overall   (4.7)
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* big assortment * sturdy
A big assortment of grinding tools for a Dremel. Works really great for drilling out air holes or liquid channels, removing tiny specs of metal and what have you. I've been using this set for almost a year by now.
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While this clone indeed has some serious problems (in some cases, the deck's anodisation prevents it from making contact with the battery, as did my first deck): when it works, it's a REAL gem. Superb taste, versatile deck (one coil, two coils, normal mesh wick, thick cotton wick, small air holes, normal air holes, huge air holes -- truly, anything goes!), reduced chamber, and great looks on top of that. Once FastTech sent me a proper deck, I fell in love with this RBA. I bought two more of them here, plus an authentic one that is now proudly sitting on my desk. Tip: remove the upper o-ring inside the top cap. Afterwards, It's easier to put the top cap back on.
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This a beauty, and well made too. For all those who complain about the crunchy button: open it carefully, put in the tiniest bit of graphite powder, carefully reassemble it, and after using it for an hour: hey presto, crunchiness gone!
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PROS
* size * slick looking * all SS
CONS
* non protected 18350 batts need magnet
A cutesy little mod. It takes a Genny too (I tried a Kraken and an RSST) , although some attys will have a tiny gap between the top cap and the atty. Upon arrival the fire button refused to unlock one of the rings had been screwed on askew- but opening the fire button wasn't to difficult, and now t works like a charm.
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