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  1. R3alJim Shady

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    Right. I guess that's more what I meant. The size of the bottom portion of the bridge leads me to believe the SXK coils are similar in size, plus since it's listed for the Bantam Box specifically I wouldn't be surprised if it was designed by Provapes. They seem to have their finger on the pulse of what folks want.

    Edit: On the right is the OG Drizzle coil and on the left is the new SXK coil. Pretty damn similar! Fingers crossed for a cheap-ass option!

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    upload_2019-5-28_6-4-39.png upload_2019-5-28_6-5-6.png upload_2019-5-28_6-9-30.png

    Looks the same to me, minus the juice hole size...but I came across different variations...

    first pic is FT and the 1.3Ω next is the 3f listing which shows the 1.4Ω and then the last pic of what seems the same as 3f's 1.4s from element vape
     
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    whatever you do... buy 3... if its a hit, you'll want more before they go the way of the do-do...just taking said chance with $35 for 3
     
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    I've got 4 in the cart!

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    Only four? I hope they work with the EUC coils, it looks like they might.
     
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    I wound up buying them from FT bc of the sale. Only got two because if you get more the volume discount kicks in and cancels the 20% off coupon code. Set to ship 6/5.

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    Could of bought 2 x2 and then asked for them to be shipped together ;) since they wont leave for a bit
     
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    True but I have three boros plus one that will come with the Bantam. I'm keeping my VapeShell, I'll have two of the SXK bridges, and if they work I'll sell my MF full kit and Ohman EUCapsule, buy another SXK bridge and bank the rest

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    @~Don~, this looks perfect for you save that it's 23mm.

     
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    anything 20-24mm is fine with me and thank you... checked this out the other week...just wish it wasn't $192 ;)

    Dvarw sort of ruined it for all atomizers... 3 years old, which had quality control improvements over the years and to me the benchmark in price to vape quality.

    I do like the GTR... looks slick...but I can't do near $200 bones on looks alone. ;)
     
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    I hear you on that price. Shame because it has a lot of great features and is very flexible to vaping styles.

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    I do think it is nice...and probably solidly built...just that price.


    There were a few things I didn't like though...

    Didn't care for the Poly tank look...don't like the JFC...but I get why there is a JFC...sort of needs it being top fill... and I would of liked the top fill twist part to be 1.5mm thicker (Both the cap and the barrel end to match )
     
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    I was not aware of them! Good to know!

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    Three of my favorite words when dealing with FT: READY TO SHIP

    Bantam Box AND SXK (EUC fingers crossed) Bridges, along with drip tips and Dvarw parts all being packaged. I'll report back in a couple weeks to a month if the Drizzle coils fit.

    My absolute favorite three words: Out For Delivery

    VA Phenom 18350 tube coming today.

    Also, I've decided I HATE how the top fill cap looks on my Dvarw compared to the stock caps.

    [​IMG]

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    Well shit.

    The Nord is pretty good... way better than my other pods shits LOL

    I'll try the 1.4Ω after the .6 mesh coil goes to shit...
     
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    I was shocked too when I set up my wife's.

    Btw, just discovered that VA made the threading on the Phenom 18650 and 18350 different sizes

    Edit: fairly certain the mod is actually a clone

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    Ain't that nice.....the shits!:cuss2::gaah: They want you to buy one of each size, I guess.
    BTW, which Nord are y'all talking about? And is the draw loose on it? Always looking for a better pod system, I had high hopes for the Orion but the draw is too loose for my liking.
     
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    I must have edited while you were replying.

    I'm pretty sure it's a clone that was believe by the previous owner to be authentic.


    Nord would be way too loose for you, Brew.

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    Yeah I don't think you'd like the Nord... although you could rig it to choke the air down, by adding a smidge of cotton under the pod... haven't got to the 1.4Ω coil, probably be a while...but the .6 is like 1.8mm AF maybe even 2mm... lil loose even for me and I rock the dvarw with the 1.5mm with the DT I think you use also...
     
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    I just hope you didn't pay authentic price for a clone!

    I actually have a 2.0 mm insert in one of the Dvarws and it's a nice DL for me.
     
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    Nope, I traded my KF5 and ST Nano Kit for it along with another mech

    I'm sure my guy didn't know it was a clone though.

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    Nice to have another somewhat available option. Looks like it uses the VapeShell MTL pins which are tried and true.
    Pretty safe bet that it'll be a good vape!

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    I think its a nice looking atty... Todd probably end up doing a review soon on it.

    I see the updates from those that are at HOV in Germany and I don't even care about the mods being flaunted... only care for the atomizers lol
     
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    Agreed. I'm becoming pretty much a mech user these days. Just bought a AUTHENTIC VA Phenom so that will give me another solid high end mech to use.

    So that makes my Gus, Sat, and Phenom for my mech collection. I have a Dvarw, a Reaper, and a Skyline. Another Dvarw and I'll be all set for a while since my authentic is married to my Ballet.



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    Although I think this lil atty would look good on a Sat


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    Agreed! I'm trying to get Squonk Merica to do a group buy to save on shipping and such. Should be $125 plus $5 and PP fees. When all is said and done should be a around $138. I know you're not a fan of that group but if you want in let me know.

    Speaking of that group, @BrewBear those flush nuts came in. I'll have them out to you ASAP and PM you with tracking.
     
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    Thx, but yeah, not a single cent of mine will be funneled to that group ever, even by proxy. Do appreciate the offer though.


    It will be available on the site soon enough to buy directly and possibly other avenues.


    Side note...few days and I can add my name to the list again for you ;) unless Peter gives out guaranteed ones to those 10+ again.

    I messaged their new admin Vin... thinking he would pass along an idea I had about obtaining dvarws, since the current way is sort of my idea also lol...

    I wrote to Vin...

    Hey boss, maybe you can float this idea to the big boss on how to get a guaranteed Dvarw to everyone and give him more free time.

    Google doc, fill it out, spits you a number just as it does now for randomizers. This is your queue for your deck... every shipment comes in, the list in chronological order gets invoiced...those invoiced have 3 days to pay...if they don't pay, they get bumped to the end of the list (guaranteed still to get one) and that deck gets pushed to the next person on the list. One registration for the guaranteed queued list...and he can run randomizers for however many he wants separately open to all.

    Said fulfillment times can be from 2-5 weeks, once fulfilled on the guaranteed list, you can join said list again after 1 month and be placed within said queue once more.

    Vin replied... sorry all I do is answer remedial questions and keep things clean on the page... *facepalm*
     
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    I figured that may be the case but wanted to offer it anyway.

    Regarding your message to Vin, he couldn't give a shit bc he's got eight of the damn things. Your solution is really the most fair way of doing things instead of taking the chance for folks to get the fourth and fifth (I got my first second hand so that doesn't count! ).

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    MRS. Brew wouldn't appreciate you talking about my flush nuts......at least I think she wouldn't....:vino:

    Thanks, let me know if you need me to chip in for the shipping.
     
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    Well it wont solve those of obtaining a 4th, 5th etc. Since there will still be free for all randos... but it does solve those who haven't got one yet and those unlucky, since it guarantees you one...just have to wait.
     
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    Nah you already paid me for shipping my dude!

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    Its basically the same thing Peter is doing now...except rather than rando the shipment... he can withhold lets say 15 of 80 for a rando, and 65 get invoiced...
     
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    So, my better half attended a UCLA seminar on earthquake preparedness:headbang:. She's not a Cali native and naturally, got freaked out. The part that pissed me off is that now she wants me to make several BoB.....that stuff is rather 'spensive, besides I already had my BoB and figured she did too. Long story short, my play money is now being diverted to various emergency crap.
    Mrs. B : "what will we do if the big one hits?"
    Me : Get on the ground and put your head between your knees!
    Mrs. B : Why?
    Me : Kiss your a$$ goodbye!, we are in the hills sort of, all stuff will stop working.

    Needless to say, by the look on her face, she didn't appreciate my sense of humor:sneaka:
     
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    Cool then, send them when you can, there's no rush. many thanks:vino:
     
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    Oof, to be honest my vape budget should be dedicated to keeping my car in good shape. Damn responsibilities and shit.

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    You said it! Being a grownup sucks!
     
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    Btw, I put the Flush nut in my BB. Went in nicely but with some resistance bc of the o-ring on it.
    Pull it out and took the upper tube of my bridge with it, causing the juice to leak out. Luckily I realized exactly what happened and was able to prevent any liquid from coming out of the Boro recess. I'm going to try and remove the o-ring next time and see what happens. Should be fine as my Mantis Minimal tip doesn't have one and I've had no leaking at all.

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    I found a good YT vid (will wonders never cease?) on preparing a BoB. I have some edibles sealed, good for another ten years and my little take down .22. It's the predecessor of the Rossi Galery. I'm gtg......
     
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    Was that an MF bridge?
     
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    hahaha

    Wife is part of the preparedness things with Kaiser... few years ago I let her make some Bug out Bags of her own... it was like watching her go to Hawaii

    Wife: Honey, ok here is the BOBs

    Me: BOBs? How many do you have?

    Wife: 4

    ME: You serious?

    Wife: Yes

    me: Seriously stupid?

    Wife: Why is being prepared stupid?

    Me: Cause my ass will grab my single Dakine Back Pack with my "Needed" items and be gone by the time you find the 2nd one.

    Wife: But we need all these thing

    Me: Fuck if I need your shit, I have my own bag

    Wife: But...

    Me: You may want to rethink the shit you need

    Wife: Whats in your bag?

    Me: 2 guns, ammo, underwear, socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, Benadryl, ammoxicillin, passport, $1000 cash, a pair of boots, BDUs, jacket and a beanie.

    Wife: hmm

    Me: dafuq did you pack?
     
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    Ohman EUCapsule but I assume that same thing might happen depending on fit with the chimney

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    Guess I could toss in some rope and duct tape...be like that one movie, forget the name, dude took rope on every burglary and always said, "Never know when you need a good rope" lol

    Have other items in there, those just were the basics I remember... have one of those tiny portable water filter bottle things with a spare filter too
     
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    Ah wasnt burglary, it was from Boondock Saints LOL
     
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    Saw that movie not long ago! I just need to get some Titan survivocord and I'm pretty much done.
     
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    its funny movie for sure... one of the great moderns
     
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    The sequel, although entertaining, was a dumpster fire by comparison.

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    @~Don~, any idea the size of the pivot in the Sebenza? I found a place where I can get a pivot and brass washers, I just can't find my #%&*ing calipers! I may just run to Harbor Freight and get one in the morning. If you have the time, can you snap a pic of the Sebenza pivot, please.
     
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