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Straight out of the well packaged presentation, this is a beautiful atomizer! Precisely knurled base. Mirror finished chimney. Snug fitting glass. Easy to set up and great, flavorful output. However, with the growth of the vaping industry and the broad spectrum of user preferences, this atomizer is probably too simple. Air flow is the biggest caveat of this atomizer. There's only one setting. It may prove ideal to a handful of users, but needs a little attention for most. I prefer a wide open draw, therefore I modified the positive pin with a wider bore. For a production piece, even if they decided against and air flow control feature, there could have been alternate center pins or an open pin with inserts for air flow tuning. Filling may or may not be an issue for some users. Having to unscrew the cap, glass and chimney as one (like a Subtank) is better than having to remove the entire atomizer to fiddle with a tiny fill screw, but it does lend to potential wicking issues for those newer to building. A threaded chamber section, like the Kayfun, may have proven a helpful feature in this aspect. All in all I am very pleased with it. This is the first Kayfun-like atomizer that has impressed me in some time!
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Velocity Mini Styled RDA Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer
Velocity Mini Styled RDA Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I haven't been dripping for a while. I've actually gathered a nice selection of RTA's through the course of the year. Dripping just became too messy and with so many excellent tank systems being introduced, I simply put my drippers aside. I always had the itch though. I always liked the design of the Velocity. It was sleek and simple. No crazy logos, no knurling, no notches... just a slight taper at the top and brushed stainless steel finish all around. Then the mini version came out! I loved the look of it, but was still not sold on dripping again. Time and again I'd see members on the threads posting pictures of their gear and this little atty kept popping up again and again. I finally gave in. After months in the wish list, I bought one! I love this RDA. Before this I used to really like the Derringer. However, when I drip I like to "paint" the wicks with my bottle tip or pipette and that required removing the top cap of the atty and spreading juice everywhere. With the Velocity Mini, I just unscrew the drip tip (I use the wide bore) and carry on with my dripping. Full access without having to pull the top cap. This was one of the selling points for me with the TOBH Atty back in the day with the Chuff style cap. Maybe I should bring that one back out... NAH! The cap only fits onto the base a certain way. There's a notched ledge inside the cap that matches a bump behind the negative battery terminal that it meets up with. This is a clever way to prevent the cap from turning while the base remains still, especially when adjusting the air flow. Speaking of air flow, this atty definitely has it. The six equidistant holes alone provide abundant air for lung hits, and opening up the opposing slits just maximizes that flow. I like to keep the slits about a quarter exposed and all the holes wide open. Something about the air configuration just give it a smooth and rich draw! Lastly the infamous "Velocity Deck". This was my first time building on this deck and I see what all the hype is about. Easy has never been so easy! I thought the three post design with the dual hole positive block was innovative. This one over the other setup makes things remarkably roomy and straightforward. I see why so many vapers request this deck in other atomizers. There have been literally hundreds of designs of atomizers released and very few of them have innovations that stick. The Velocity and Velocity Mini are definitely in that short list and I'm glad I jumped on one before they're all gone!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
PROS
Air flow!
CONS
None!
Out of the box this is a great atomizer! All the familiar features of an Orchid with a crazy wide bore chimney! Actually, the chimney tapers lower down and at an angle, giving this one 2.5-2.6 ml capacity instead of the <2.0 ml found in the standard orchid of the same size. The wider bore allows for more air flow. Not significantly much as the dual air flow configuration of the Orchid already has generous delivery. However, I took mine and went over the top! I drilled another Orchid base to 7/64" and used this chimney and cap on it and it seriously opened up! It's flowing like a half open Doge! Great tank atty for dripper fans!
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LPG Style 18350 Mechanical Mod
LPG Style 18350 Mechanical Mod

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
PROS
Quite accurate in appearance. Fit and finish is great.
CONS
None so far.
Aside from having to clean it out a bit, it's a great mod! I've been successful using my flat top 18350's. Just note that the hybrid adapter must cup TOWARD the battery to prevent shorting. More importantly, the positive pin of the 510 of your atomizer MUST ABSOLUTELY protrude further than the 510 threaded body. Once that's all squared away, it's a great stealth mod. 24mm diameter with a decent weight to it. This is one of my more unique mods to date. With the number of tubes available, it's nice to have one that stands out a bit among them!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
PROS
It works as it should after some attention.
CONS
Messy finish. Measurements off.
This isn't my first KFL and probably won't be my last. However, this one was a near let down for me. Based on other owners' reviews, I might have received a neglected one. Upon unbagging, I immediately noticed the diameter of the base was narrower than the rest of the body. This difference is noticeable with my nano kit and my clear tubes, too. On disassembling, I found the threads of the chimney tube to be very rough and on the threads of the coil base, there were shards of metal filings still fused to the edges. The factory build was a mess and the silica had been caught in the threads and taken for a ride so the coil was all twisted out of shape. The fill hole appears to be drilled at a slight angle so the fill screw sits crooked. Fortunately the fill hole screw head still clears tho surface and doesn't interfere when attaching the atty to a mod. The building area and the channels were fine, so no additional attention needed there. Lastly, the drip tip hole diameter is slightly narrower than my other Kayfuns so I am not able to use many of my other drip tips on this model. That's kind of a big deal to me. After pulling the factory build, filing off the burred edges and excess shards, cleaning up the threads throughout the piece and giving it a thorough cleaning, I got it assembled and working. Functionally it is sound, but it took far too much extra work and it still has a slight lip where the base meets the body and I'm forced to use the stock drip tip since nothing else in my collection fits. So far I'm most satisfied with the foggy KFL and my R91 over this one.
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