Billet Box Appreciation Thread

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  1. ~Don~

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    They wont have any 31s for a while... but they should have all the others... 21s smalls and larges, Inkosi's, Zaans
     
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    I just want to stop by and see the 21 and 25, see how they feel in hand and then decide which I like better.
     
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    I doubt they will have any 25s... those were phased out and became the Inkosi.

    I think you would enjoy the Mnandi also
     
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    So I tested out the KRV Flush 510 nut without and o-ring. Successful connection, no pulling on the bridge upon removal and zero leaking.

    Brew's are en route and I have a couple extra. Ordered five, sent me six, and I ain't saying shit!

    Anyone want a KRV Flush 510 Nut? $16 plus shipping. Maybe handling. All depends on how much I like you.



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    Always wondered if just a slightly thinner o-ring would be advantageous in situations like that... forget which bridge I used where the factory nut always got stuck in it and caused a leak when I would remove it...

    I didn't have any at the time, nor was going to hunt some down... it was one of the bridges I didn't like all that much though... Nat bridge maybe? forget lol
     
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    Both my nuts are sold.

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    haha
     
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    Did it hurt?:confused:
    Does your wife know?
     
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    Nope and nope. I've got two kids, boy and a girl, I'm all set.

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    Somebody, must be, ......nuts.
     
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    I agree, but its been a while since I made a BB post... in the well... the BB thread LOL
     
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    Every post I make, regardless of the thread, is a BB post:confused:;)
     
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    One more day, and see what CRK says about the time it will take to have a Sebenza 31 made and delivered.

    Still think it will be just as fast as getting from an authorized dealer... since I know they will supply dealers first ( Of PJs and normal inlays )
     
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    Dang brew got a live one happening in your back yard

    Swat and all


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    [​IMG]




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    Naaah ! They're about 30+ miles from me
     
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    Hey Shady dude, weren't you looking for a Kraken somthing or rather??? @R3alJim Shady, look in the classies section
     
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    Yeah I remember SGV is way north of SG

    Not far from the wife’s cousins and our godson though...waiting for them to post up some traffic comments with the 10 east/west being shut down

    The 10 is one freeway I don’t miss driving on, nor the 101/110/405/5/57/710/55

    Was nice when they opened the 210 east...no one knew about it for about a month...no traffic


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    I wound up getting a clone. Didn't like it one bit lol.

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    The problem is "they" found out about it! Traffic sucks big time!
     
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    No Dvarw Losers' List today .

    That being said I got spots #2 and #17 just in case Peter decides to do a Fast Finger Bonus Round.

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    Woohoo, one dvarw 2 mtl kit(clone) ordered and on the medium fast boat from China, threw in a narea clone too, love the nar mods drippers.
    Vape budget for hardware gone, real life and vehicle ownership hit hard this month, sucks but I do get some toys
     
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    Just won a gold Corinne mech for $30

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    Well, congrats. What's it look like?
     
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    I got the gold one for a change of pace. The black rhodium one on the right would have driven my OCD into overdrive since it would be a couple shades darker than the SS atties I have. [​IMG]

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    I can't gauge Mr. Bigheads humor ;) Nor do I think he with mine lol

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    @R3alJim Shady OMG you got your DVARW! via proxy ;)

    Guess I am lucky.


    Just the deck right?
     
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    Yeeeeeah boyeeeee

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    If all goes well the Bantam Box should be here Tuesday along with the SXK (EUC?) bridges and other goodies!
    10 days ain't too shabby from FT. Or course I paid a couple extra bucks for the better ePacket option.

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    To fucking funny...

    So my authentic Dvarw/Dani mini was acting up today... and I said sure, why not...fuck you lol


    Anyhoo, the Ωs were going all wonky... I mean like crazy odd... 1.2Ω firing... rested 1.8Ω :wtf:


    So I thought, well shit... I probably left some tiny 40g clipping from the clapton on the deck...

    Rewick... clean... stick in the Ultrasonic cleaner... slap it on the mod


    Now mod is reading 2.8Ω :wtf:


    so I tear it down again... and that is when I noticed my oversight...

    The screw for the deck was loose LOL not the post screw... but the deck screw...


    Needless to say... spinning up a run of clapton wire and kicking myself in the head for that oversight of not making sure all screws were secure LOL


    carry on... dumb ass on the loose ;)
     
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    I think the Dani mini is gone bad! You might as well sell it while it still works.....I'll take it off your hands at a reasonable price:cheers:
     
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    Something I learned the hard way, Smok Nord doesn't like a cycle in the washing machine, it just doesn't work anymore:confused:
    On a happier note, the washing machine was very thorough, the pod was very clean inside and out and the coil is sparkling clean.....I found them frolicking around in the drum after the clothes were taken out.
     
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    Too many vape oopsies lately... it comes in threes so I'm just waiting my turn.

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    In that case I'll only use the cheap vaping gear for a while! So far The Z Biip died a couple of days after the 90 days warranty and now the Nord bit the dust! One more and I'll be safe....I hope!
     
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    Oh wow I'm surprised about the Z Biip. Innokin usually makes quality products. I'll have to let you know if the Bantam Box is worth it. Looks like it may arrive tomorrow instead of Tuesday...

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    Great! I'd probably be happier with it rather than trying to find the perfect MTL vape with these pod things when the MF bridge in the BB does it so well. I was considering another Z Biip and another Nord but I think I'll keep the money and buy the Bantam if it gets the Shady seal of approval.
     
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    Keep in mind I've got those SXK bridges coming at the same time... Might save you a bunch of cash!

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    I didn't forget, believe me! Fasttech has them posted on their site at $ 68 with MAP code, available 6/17/19.....If these things are smaller than the Z Biip, I'm getting a couple of them and order a couple more boro tanks from the BB site, the SXK tanks tend to leak (at least the ones I have).
     
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    Oh really? I haven't had any issues with my SXK boros other than fiddling with the seal on occasion. You're not alone in your experience though. I've seen plenty of people with that same leaking issue, but I chocked it up to those same folks being elitist and just shit talking bc they're not authentic.

    Did you see they listed Billet style colored Bantams on FT recently? Would've been bad ass to have a RPG Bantam to match my BB! Black will have to do for now... until a trade comes along...

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    Yup! they have them listed! I want a RPG and what they call gray but it looks more of a golden gray. I might wait for the 4-th sale but these things seem to sell fast! I need to get batts for them too! Are they button top or flat tops?
     
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    That gray is definitely Dober. I would love a RNB too, but alas, it was not to be.

    For batteries I imagine the flat tops would do. I recommend the Keeppower 1200mah 10a ones. Mooch approved. Vapcell keeps changing which cell they're rewrapping so there's no telling what you're getting. Avoid those for sure.

    Oh and troydestroy is doing panels for them...

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    Bantam arrived today.

    First impressions:
    Good build quality. Solid, robust... if you've had a SXK BB you know what I mean.

    Chip is simple and easy to use. 5 clicks on, 5 clicks off. 3 clicks to flip the screen, wattage up and down from 1-30 watts, press up/down buttons to lock power.

    Screen is clean and display all the important stuff. Power, voltage, coil resistance, and battery life are all displayed.

    Fit and finish is acceptable. Nothing rattles, boro fits, 510 nut threading is smooth. Wish the nut would've been flush though. Might depend on what bridge you use. Panels have some movement but not enough to bother me.

    Currently vaping at 13.5 watts on my VapeShell. Works as it should. Nice vape! Definitely kicks the shit out of any pod I've tried. It's a good size too. Thickness of a Billet, but feels not quite as wide and is obviously shorter. Button placement is comfortable too.

    The SXK bridges somehow got held up. Hopefully they'll arrive tomorrow and I can let you guys know if the Drizzle coils fit.

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    hmm... 3.4v cut off...

    you can figure you effectively get 550mAh worth of battery life if it does cut off at that... I remember testing the sag on my vapcells on the Satmod...they would sag pretty hard around 3.8v even with a 1Ω+ build, I was just swapping batteries often...

    not that you're pushing the batteries even at that low, due to wattage...4.76a at 3.4v (13.5w)


    Guess you can tell us after a few battery swaps if the mod is worth it over the SXK BB with its larger footprint, but also larger capacity battery... I can see it being advantageous size/weight wise... being just shy of 170g loaded... BB is what? 240g loaded? So the weight savings is about the weight of an 18650...


    #afternooncoffeethoughts ;)
     
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    Well I've got a Vapcell in there now to see how long it will last me. Kind of wish it had a puff Counter... first time I've ever said that!

    The Keeppowers are up next. Also dropped it to 12.5W so that should get a smidge more battery life.

    It has a USB port so I'm hoping they'll have some kind of software to be able to manipulate settings a la Escribe. Maybe change that cutoff to 3.2 to squeeze a bit more out of it.

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    Boxxer V2 final test version! Chicken Dinner! Shouldn't be long now... it's perfect! No leaking, no condensation and awesome flavour and at last some airflow for the BB!
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    Glad they worked out the kinks! I'm sure plenty of people will buy it despite the dumpster fire that was the V1. Can't say I would between that fact and that I'm strictly MTL these days.
    How did you get so lucky as to be a test subject?

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    Unlike the rest of us, he must be living right:)
     
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