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Authentic KangerTech SUBTANK BDC Bottom Dual Coil Clearomizer
Authentic KangerTech SUBTANK BDC Bottom Dual Coil Clearomizer

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PROS
Fit tolerance is superb. A well thought out design. Thick, tempered glass tank RTA applicable OCC applicable Gold plated, spring-loaded center pin.
CONS
NONE.
To me, this tank has the "WOW Factor" in spades. I initially was going th buy the Authentic Aspire Atlantis ( SKU 1982800) So, I put the order in. But a 7 day wait turned into a restocking delay, that turned into a good thing in the long run. Why? Because along came the "Authentic KangerTech SUBTANK" Yeah, I was like WOW! Needless to say, I canceled the Atlantis & ordered this beauty. OK, so that's how I came to own it. Now, let the review begin. I, to say the least, was very impressed. Even the packaging was impressive. When I first held the SUBTANK (BTW, it seems some are confused. SUBTANK is the "name" that KangerTech gave the unit, based on it's capability to use sub-ohm coiling.) I knew I was holding something special. It was super clean. Made with quality materials. One thing, when I first opened the box 7 took the unit out, there was this strong smell of glue, used to build the box. (I think) But the smell goes completely away in about ten minutes or so. I checked every single millimeter of every single piece...wow! It's about as flawless as a mass produced piece is going to get. Ok, with that said, how does she vape? In a nutshell, as good as she looks. I vaped two tank-fulls with the .5ohm coil-head. I filled the tank with Hangsen Ruyan 6 & Ice Mint mix. I put the SUBTANK on my Gi 2s 120W Variable Voltage/Wattage Mod ( SKU 1977400 ) set the wattage at 30 and the results was a very satisfying vape. Flavor, vapor, both outstanding for a coil-head. The draw was very airy at fully open (all 3 holes open) perfect for lung-hitters like myself. Oh, now lets talk about the piece that turns this gem into a true RTA. I was going to build a coil but decided to go with the dual coils (.52ohms) already in place. Wicked it with the provided Japanese cotton & set my Gi 2s to 40watts & vaped. Well to my great surprise, it vaped better the the coil-head did. Better flavor & vapor production. Although the draw is a bit tight, I can still do a very comfortable lung-hit. Well that just about wraps it up. I guess this review is a bit on the long side to try to make up for some of the other, so-called, reviews lack if any usable info. A review should tell you some facts about a product. Facts that can help a person decide whether or not to purchase said product. Some reviewers put the size as a con. How can size be a con, it clearly states the size in the description. If it stated one thing & you received something else, THAT'S a con. Same goes with weight etc... The main thing, before do a review, use the product first. When you see a con like this: "Juice holes on rba deck maybe a little small ... We will see". NO, we don't want to "see", we want to know! This person clearly didn't use it before he wrote about it. Unacceptable. Fellow Vapers are counting on the Reviewer to be accurate & informative. In closing, this is a great product & let me add, works well with a regulated or unregulated device. Good Luck & Safe Vapin! Mike
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Authentic Sigelei 150W Variable Wattage APV Box Mod
Authentic Sigelei 150W Variable Wattage APV Box Mod

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Great two cell box Mod, with an affordable price. Informative screen, that includes real-time battery life diagram & charge percentage left. SS 510 connection with spring-loaded copper center pin. Nice button click. Nice black finish w/2mm beveled silver boarder on both sides. Strong magnets, keeps back cover firmly closed. Form fitting black rubber sleeve.
I guess the pros say it all. It's so easy to use, even us FastTech Forum Members can do it....lol But seriously, I received this as a replacement for, the now discontinued, Gi 2S 120w box Mod SKU 1977400 Although I liked the Gi 2S , which, BTW, was a replacement for the Gi 2 100w box Mod, also discontinued SKU 1865902 they are built like cheap toys compared to this. You can feel the quality of this MOD every time you press that fire button & it performs better then I could ever imagined it would. There was a time when I would have thought 150 watt MOD would have been absurd, surprisingly some people still do. But IMO & many others, it's a necessity. In case you're thinking that having this much power is only good for cloud chasing, you couldn't be more wrong, and I'll tell you why. One of the key areas in a great tasting vape, has a lot to do with the surface area of the coil. If you have a large surface area whereas more wicking material, like Japanese cotton, is in contact with the coil, it will produce a denser, more flavorful vapor. Not an opinion, it's a fact. But to run these larger, thicker coils, you're gonna need more regulated power. I'll leave it at that, all the info you'll ever need is already available everywhere on the Internet, especially You Tube. I'm vapin away with this beauty as I'm writing this. I'm using my Copper Dark Horse SKU 1936900 with a normal build, it's a dual 3mm micro-coil using 24AWG Kanthal, 10 wraps each, reading @ .4ohms wicked with J. cotton, I have my Sigelei at 65w, 5.1V That's the sweet spot for me with that build. But, of course, I had to try it at 150watts, 7.5 volts..lol Truth be told, it was pretty damn tasty, very warm, but not hot, thanks to a ton of air flow the Dark Horse has. Time to end this novel. I would HIGHLY recommend this to a friend. Feels great in the hand, especially with the rubber sleeve. Incredible build quality. Great safety features. Extremely versatile. Time for you to get out from behind the eight ball & order yours today! Thanks for reading my review, I hope it helped. Good Luck & Safe Vapin! Mike
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Replacement RBA Coil Head for SUBTANK Clearomizer
Replacement RBA Coil Head for SUBTANK Clearomizer

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
PROS
Clean Good threads Well made. Inexpensive.
CONS
None
Same as the stock one. My stock coil head got mangled, so I got this. I made one crucial modification, I drilled two 3mm holes one on each side of the tube part. Note there are threads in the inner part, in the middle there is a smooth area, that's where you'll drill the holes. Put the tube part on till snug, then just mark a spot directly above the juice channel half way up on both sides. Take the tube off, put it in a vise & drill away. Note; The way you wick will differ now. When you wick, leave about 15mms/1.5ins on either side, fold up an slide the tube, use the magic blue & tuck in the Japanese cotton . DO NOT PACK the cotton in tight. Keep it fluffy & make sure there's cotton covering those new holes. prime cotton with juice before using. Thanks for reading my review, I hope it was helpful to you. Good Luck & Safe Vapin, Mike
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Tesla Invader II Wood Mechanical Box Mod
Tesla Invader II Wood Mechanical Box Mod

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PROS
Comfortable fit in hand. Good quality SS 510 connection. Spring-loaded copper center pin. Uses 8 magnets, 4 in body & 4 in the Door. 3 USA MOSFET's
CONS
None whatsoever.
I have been using this, wonderfully made, Box MOD, since February 16th 2015. It is now the 25th of April, it has been nearly 3 months now & it hasn't missed beat. I wanted to make sure this review would be a true review, like all my reviews are. The only difference with this one is instead of 1 or 2 weeks of usage, I opted for much longer, just to be thorough. What I use inside: I have 5 sets (10) of Authentic VAPPOWER IMR18650 3.7V 2500mAh of the 10 sets I bought, dedicated just for this MOD. The batteries are, obviously, in a parallel configuration. Now while I don't know the voltage drop or any of that happy horse shit, I do know this MOD hits hard no matter what. What's on top: I have used every dripper, tank I own on this & everything sits flush & snug. I measured the depth & mine is 30mms My Authentic KangerTech SUBTANK SKU 2010104 , looks right at home on this MOD. IMO everything I put on this, looks good & hits great. Also, no matter what coil configuration I use, be it a simple dual micro coil or a heavy-duty dual Clapton coil (twisted 24ga kanthal wrapped with either 26ga or triple-twisted 28ga kanthal) As far as ohms I vape no lower than .1ohm & no higher than .5ohms & this MOD handles them all flawlessly. As mentioned in my pros, this MOD uses 3 USA MOSFET's. The firing button had NEVER gotten even the slightest bit warm, never mind hot. This is the most comfortable MOD I have to date. I am writing this review, while using this very MOD w/ my SUBTANK. This IS my go to MOD, whether in the house or on the go. Don't get me wrong, I have some fine hitting MODs, (all bought at FastTech) The Congestus (Great MOD BTW), Copper Stingray, 26650 SS Panzer, both 18650 & 26650 SS KING, & so on. Would I replace this if something happened to it? Hell yeah! One more thing I want to clear up. This is NOT a full Mechanical MOD. It can be called a "Half-Mech MOD or an Unregulated MOD either one would be correct. Bottom line: Buy it, you won't be sorry! Thanks for reading my review! Good Luck & Safe Vapin! Mike
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Darang Styled RDA Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer
Darang Styled RDA Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer

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PROS
Extremely well made. High-end feel. Flavor+Vapor=High-end Vape. O-ring tolerance:Extraordinarily precise. Draw: Adjusts from mouth to lung hitters to lung hitters. Coils: one or two. Color on this RDA is exactly as shown in pics.
CONS
Only if you HATE perfection & even that might not cut it. For those whom English is a second or completely alien language, there are "NO CONS"!
My biggest & most comprehensive review to date! What an unbelievable surprise this remarkable RDA turned out to be. What turned out, from just trying to find a match for the Wooden Tesla Invader II SKU 2074202 , turned into finding, IMO, one of if not THE most underrated RDA in FastTech's inventory. Besides everything I mentioned in the "PROS" there's so much more to add, but I'll try to be as brief as I can. Let's start with the post screws. Four (one spare) fine threaded, SS, Allen Head Screws. I find it funny as all hell when the whiners complain about these. I think every RDA, RTA,etc... should have them. WHY? Once tightened, they won't back out. Next to impossible to strip the heads. The neg posts are milled in the deck. The pos post is rock solid & will NOT spin. Post holes, while not huge, the are big enough to fit 23ga wire side-by-side. Besides, if you need them bigger you can always drill/bore them out. 510 is an adjustable solid copper screw. Although in the dimensions it's stated to be 22.6mm. That is the inlays that they were referring to. This is a 22mm RDA at the base. (I measured it) So all you 22mm fanatics can delight in that fact. I literally could go on & on. Within a mere 20 minutes of vaping with this phenomenally outstanding RDA & all my other RDA's including but not limited to my Magma's are just poor substitutes of, what I now know, what a RDA should be. Is my evaluation subjective? To say it's not would be beyond ridiculous. So thank goodness, at the end of the day, it is MY opinion, that I trust in. You may be tempted to compare the price of this RDA to others here & say "it's too much money". However do the same comparison to those ridiculous priced RDA's of anywhere between $100 to $180 (yeah it's that good!) and then you'll truly see the incredible value of this "Darang Style RDA Rebuildable Dripping Atomizer" So, you could buy this one, or two three, even four or more lesser priced ones. It's your call. Choose wisely...I sure did. ;-) Thank you for taking the time to read my review. I hope it was helpful. Good Luck & Safe Vapin! Mike
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