GeekVape Griffin RTA Review

The Griffin RTA is a rebuildable tank atomizer designed and manufactured by GeekVape. The Griffin RTA is a beautifully designed tank that features a huge rebuildable deck allowing you more room to build your coils for more complex coil structure. It also features a top filling design for easy and quick filling.

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Design and Build

The GeekVape Griffin RTA is constructed with stainless steel and a Pyrex glass tube. The finish is machined precisely to give the tank a striking presence. The 510 connector is gold-plated and it is adjustable to allow better conductivity to fit most sub ohm devices.

The craftsmanship on the Griffin RTA is excellent with laser engraving Griffin logo on bottom part of the chimney section and Geek Vape logo on the top of the tank. The tank’s height is a bit higher than most tanks measuring at 58.5mm (2.30inches) including the drip tip. Diameter is 22mm so it will fit and flush perfectly with most mods. The capacity is 3.5ml, which is the average capacity for most some sub ohm tanks.

Containing six removable parts, the Griffin can be fully detached for quick and easy cleaning. It includes a spare Pyrex glass when needing to replace the old one. Also includes spare colored O-rings, to give the RTA a different look or to replace when there is a leak.

The Griffin comes with a wide bore Delrin drip tip, which allows bigger hits while remaining cool after chain vaping. The tank includes a 510 drip tip adapter so you can be able to use other standard 510 drip tips.

The building deck of the Griffin RTA is why this RTA is different from the other RTAs out there. The RTA features a Velocity-style two-post deck with 2mm post-holes spread out 6mm apart on a 16.1mm diameter deck, allowing room for complex structure, perfect for a dual coil build. With the big deck and 2 holes on each side, it is easy to work with, needing little effort. Each post uses hex screws to allow tightening of the coils and it includes a hex screwdriver.

There are four wick holes with two on each side, which the wick tails sits in. The e-liquid flows through these ports to saturate the cotton. The juice flow is controllable by turning the juice flow control ring above the airflow control ring.

The Griffin RTA includes a bottom dual airflow control by rotating the ring at the bottom of the tank. Each airflow slot measures at 12mm by 2mm allowing good airflow. The airflow is smooth but not as good as an RDA type of airflow. The RTA uses a top filling making it easier to refill the tank without having to remove the tank from the mod. The top filling holes are pretty big and there are two holes making it very simple to refill the tank.

Performance

The performance of the Griffin RTA is pretty satisfying mostly due to the fact that it is very easy to build allowing you use complex coil structures like Clapton coils. The flavor on here is great, but it is a juice guzzler just like most rebuildable tanks. Vapor production and flavor is not as great as an RDA, nonetheless, it is worthy for a RTA. When building it correctly, there was no issue with leaking and no dry hit.

Conclusion

The Griffin RTA is a nicely built RTA featuring easy top fill with adjustable juice flow control. The Geek Vape Griffin setup allows an easy build with its 16.5mm deck, which is probably the best thing about this RTA. While the airflow only allows for dual coil build only, this should be great for awesome vaping. For the price of $30, you can’t go wrong allowing to build a complex set up while getting great flavor and vapor production.

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GeekVape Peerless Special Edition RDA Review

The Peerless Special Edition RDA by Geekvape

Today we are looking at the Geekvape Peerless Special Edition RDA. It sports a few changes to the original Peerless RDA to offer a more aesthetically pleasing vaping experience.Peerless-Boxed

Geekvape are a company based in china well known for their affordable vaping devices, atomisers and accessories. They have previously released products such as the Ammit RTA, and the Medusa Reborn RDTA and the Karma Mech Kit.

The Peerless Limited Edition RDA is available in four different “luxury colours” which include stainless steel, gold, silver and black. Today we will be looking at the silver version.

Peerless-Full

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What’s In The Box

  • Peerless Special Edition RDA
  • Ultem Wide Bore Drip Tip (810 / Goon size)
  • Delrin Wide Bore Drip Tip (810 / Goon size)
  • BF / Squonk pin (Standard 510 installed)
  • Bag Of Spare Parts & Allen Key
  • Instruction Manual

Features

  • 304 Stainless Steel Construction
  • Unique 2 Post system suitable for both large and small coils
  • Large Juice well
  • Adjustable side air holes for dual coil and single coil builds
  • Squonk compatible with the supplied squonk pin
  • 810 / Goon size drip tip system
  • PEEK Insulator

Build Quality & Design

We’ll start from the top and make our way down the RDA…

Peerless-Parts

The Drip Tips:

At the top of the Peerless Limited Edition RDA you have the choice of two wide bore drip tips which are made of Delrin and Ultem. They are both 810/Goon sized and are held in place with an o-ring inside the top cap.Peerless-Driptip-1Peerless-Driptip-2

I much prefer the black Delrin drip tip on this model, the Ultem one looks out of place in my personal opinion. Maybe a matching silver drip tip would have been a better option?

The Inner Airflow Control Barrel:

Below that is the inner airflow control barrel and top cap. This is made from 304 Stainless Steel and is held into the outer airflow barrel with a single o-ring, far too tightly in my opinion, even after lubricating with e-liquid and a few weeks of use I am still finding the airflow extremely hard to adjust without removing the inner barrel from the outer barrel.

The adjustable airflow comes in the form of three diagonal slots cut into the inner barrel which close down the airflow on the outer barrel. The two slots opposite each other are for dual coil builds and the single one is for single coil builds.

Peerless-Airflow-1As said above, the inner barrel is extremely hard to adjust. There isn’t any knurling on the top cap to aid grip and the o-rings are far too tight.

As well as this, the inner barrel is difficult to separate from the outer barrel without using something to push it through from the inside.

The Outer Barrel:

The outer barrel of the Peerless Special Edition RDA is extremely simple. Again, it is made from 304 Stainless Steel.Peerless-Airflow

It has two lots of 9 diagonal holes on either side of the barrel, along with “Peerless” engraved into the centre. I think this sets the RDA off nicely.

The RDA Deck:

Well… Where do I start? This deck is a thing of absolute beauty!

Peerless-Deck-1

You’re met with two stepped posts and four beautiful blue heat treated titanium hex screws, along with one of the deepest juice wells I have ever seen!

Each post has two sets of holes milled into it, the lower holes are elongated to accommodate wider and more complex coils if that is what you’re into, whereas the top hole is made for your smaller, simpler coils.Peerless-Build-1

If you are using the top set for the simple coils, I would recommend allowing a bit longer leg length, so that you can lower the coil closer to the deck. I also find these top holes a lot easier to build on compared to the bottom set.Peerless-Build-4

But getting back to the juice well… Blimey it’s deep! I would say somewhere between 9 and 10mm deep. It also has a channel running under the posts so that any e-liquid in the bottom can move around freely between the two wells.

This works extremely well when squonking, especially if you are prone to over squonking like myself.Peerless-Deck-2

At the base of the RDA deck are two o-rings which prevent leakage and secures the RDA base onto the outer airflow barrel. Underneath you have the usual Geek Vape markings along with your 510 pin which protrudes a nice amount.Peerless-Base-1

This 510 pin can also be replaced with a hollow pin to allow this RDA to be used with squonking devices.Peerless-Base-2

How Does the Peerless Special Edition RDA Perform?

On this RDA, I have been using a pair of pre-made alien Claptons made by Diamond Mist They have come out to 0.13Ω on the Coil Master 521 Mini Tab.

Ease Of Build On The Peerless Special Edition RDA

It’s not too hard to build on. The longer post holes at the bottom are slightly more difficult than the top holes because sometimes the coil legs pop out the slots. But when you get them in there, they are fine.Peerless-Build-2

Overall, I would say that the lower post design is a bit over complicated. I would have much preferred a velocity style post design on this RDA.

In the future I will be mostly using the top set of holes for my builds, as it is a lot simpler to use and you have no chance of the coil legs popping out whilst clamping them down.Peerless-Build-3

Flavour & Clouds

The flavour on this is pretty acceptable with the airflow closed down to about half. Anything higher than that, and it starts getting too airy.

With the larger, more complex coils, I was vaping around 70-80w with no problems whatsoever. This RDA could definitely handle bigger builds and higher wattages.

Every so often, I get a faint, metallic taste when I’m vaping. The RDA has been cleaned out multiple times and different combinations of coils, cotton and e-liquid have been used, but it hasn’t left. So I’m not quite sure what was causing this…

As for the clouds, you can get some HUGE clouds with this RDA. Wack a big coil build in there, some high VG e-liquid and crank the airflow fully open! as said above, this can handle high wattages with the airflow fully open, and in turn you will get some huge clouds!

The Peerless Special Edition RDA On Various Devices

Geekvape Aegis:Peerless-On-Aegis

Joyetech Ocular C:Peerless-On-Ocular

Lost Vape Drone BF:Peerless-On-Drone

What I Like

The looks. It just looks beautiful!

The depth of the juice wells. Most probably the deepest juice wells I have ever seen on and RDA, and they function extremely well, especially with that channel under the posts to allow the e-liquid to move around.

The top post holes. These offer a better clamp on your coils compared to the lower set. As said above, I will be using these holes for the majority of my builds in the future.

What I Dislike

The airflow control is a major bug bare of mine. Extremely stiff and nothing to grip onto to adjust it.

The deck. Slightly over complicated in my opinion. A velocity style would suit me better.

Final Review Verdict

The Geekvape Peerless Special Edition RDA is a beautiful looking dripper, but it is not one that I will be keeping in regular circulation. It scratches too easily, the post holes aren’t to my liking and the airflow is just a ballache to adjust.

Sense Herakles Plus Review

Sense Herakles Plus Intro

Today we take a look at the brand new sub ohm tank from Sense, called the Herakles Plus. Spoiler Alert: It’s a gooden!​

Sense are well known for their flagship tank called the Herakles, which currently sits in our “top 5 sub ohm tank ranking chart”. They also have two others, the Hydra and the Cyclone. The Cyclone which we reviewed recently, was a bit of a flop in my eyes, so I am hoping the Herakles Plus is better!

The Herakles Plus looks similar to the Sense Hydra and comes with a top fill function, unique top airflow system and a juice flow control feature. The tank capacity is about 3.5ml and the Herakles Plus comes in either Black or Stainless Steel.

Notable Remarks

Vaping the 0.4ohm Kanthal Coil (Wattage: 35-100W)

Sense Herakles Plus Coil Mesh

COMPATIBILITY NOTE: The coils on the Herakles Plus are not compatible with the original Herakles tank or the Sense Cyclone. This means you will therefore not be able to use your old coils on the Herakles Plus.

Vape setup: Sigelei 150W and Virgin Vapor Razzmatazz 0mg max VG e-juice.

  • 20-40W – Not much going on.
  • 40W – Decent vapor now and a cool vape.
  • 50W – Bigger vapor but still a cool vape and ok flavor.
  • 60W – Flavor starting to come through now and the vapor is warming up nicely.
  • 70W – Amazing clouds and a warmer vape now. The flavor is also very good at 70W and makes for a delightful vape!
  • 80W – Getting a little too warm for me now at this wattage, so I wouldn’t recommend taking the 0.4ohm Kanthal coil any higher than 80W.

My sweet spot for the Herakles Plus 0.4ohm Kanthal head was around 65-70W.

Vaping the 0.2ohm Stainless Steel (316L) Coil (Wattage: 20-80W)

Sense Herakles Plus Coil

Vape setup: Sigelei 150W and Virgin Vapor Razzmatazz 0mg max VG e-juice.

  • 40W – Nothing much happening before 40W. At 40W a cool vape with little clouds and little flavor.
  • 50W – Big clouds now and a slightly warmer vape. Flavor isn’t quite there yet imo.
  • 60W – Massive clouds and the flavor is coming through, but not as much as on the Kanthal coil.
  • 70W – Better flavor now and a warm vape that suits what I like.
  • 80W – Slightly too hot for me now, but the coil is wicking well. The flavor for me isn’t as good as the superb Kanthal coil.

My sweet spot for the Herakles Plus 0.2ohm 316L head was around 70W.

 

Likes

Unique Top Air Flow

Sense Herakles Plus Top Airflow/Delrin Drip-Tip

The top air flow systems on most sub ohm tanks are built into the drip tips and as such the additional air flow does not touch the coil and at best helps keep the vapor cool. The additional air flow through the drip tip does however, have a detrimental effect on flavor. The new air flow system on the Herakles Plus promises not to hurt flavor, as the air taken in from the top actually goes down a separate chamber in the chimney and hits the top of the coil. It is a unique feature and makes for a very enjoyable vape. When vaping with the top air flow open, it didn’t feel like the extra air impacted flavor at all. It seems that the new top air flow system does it’s job well!

Juice Flow Control

Sense Herakles Plus Airflow/On-Off Switch for Top Fill

The final version of the Herakles Plus features a juice flow control. This should be completely shut off when re-filling the tank from the top. This ensures the Herakles Plus does not leak. It also allows you to close off the juice flow slightly, should you be using higher PG e-juices or a 50/50 blend.

Flavor

For me the Herakles Plus 0.4ohm Kanthal coil head was exceptional and was right up there with the Uwell Crown and TFV4, our two favorite sub ohm tanks thus far for flavor. The 0.2ohm SS head, for me, wasn’t quite as good as the Kanthal head was, but was still made for an enjoyable vape.

Clouds

The Herakles Plus, like most sub ohm tanks chucks massive clouds. Even at 40-50W this things absolutely chucks clouds. If you are a cloud chaser you will not be disappointed by the Herakles Plus.

Top Fill

Sense Herakles Plus Top Fill

The top fill is easy to use on the Herakles Plus and is a must have feature given it’s rather limited 3.5ml tank capacity.

Dislikes

Spit-Back

We experienced some spit-back on both of the coils we tried when vaping them for the first ⅓ of a tank. The Kanthal coil seemed to spit-back more than the 0.2ohm SS coil. This was quite unpleasant, especially at higher wattages where the e-juice can get really hot and burn your tongue! The spit-back did stop after having vaped through the first ⅓ of a tank and the coils became fully primed and “vaped in”.

Tank Capacity

The tank capacity isn’t the biggest and at 3.5ml it is at the lower end of the sub ohm tank market when it comes to e-juice capacity. I would have liked to have seen an extra 1 – 1.5ml in the tank, given the amount of e-juice it gets through.

Verdict

This tank has been getting a lot of hype from quite a few Youtube reviewers and for good reason. The Herakles Plus has a unique top air flow system, which works well and the tank produces fantastic flavor and vapor. The vape is really smooth and the air flow provides you with a lovely wide open draw.​

The big question is how does it stack up against other sub ohm tanks and does it make our top 5? The original Herakles was outstanding and sits in 4th place on our top 5 list. The Herakles Plus, although it uses different coils, does what the Herakles does well and produces fantastic flavor and clouds. The Herakles Plus has three major improvements over the original, namely its top air flow system, top fill and juice flow control system. It is therefore a considerable improvement on the original and also provides more than the Silo Beast which we currently have in 3rd place. Does it top the TFV4 and Crown though? I think in terms of an affordable vape experience the Herakles Plus beats the TFV4, largely because the TFV4 coils are just so expensive (RBA is another story). Is the Herakles Plus better than the Crown? Because of the limited tank capacity, initial spit-back and lack of an RBA section, I can’t rate it higher than the Crown. In terms of the vape experience, it is right up there on the same level with the Crown, but overall I still feel the Crown does enough to beat the Herakles Plus to the number one spot.​

Overall the Herakles Plus is a fantastic sub ohm tank and I can highly recommend it to those looking for a sub ohm tank that produces great flavor and clouds. I also think it looks pretty awesome in black!

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HOTCIG CENTAUR RTA TANK REVIEW

In-depth Hotcig Centaur RTA Tank Review

We have a new entry into the RTA tank market, which may come as a shock to some people when they stop to consider how oversaturated that market sometimes seems to be. The new entry comes courtesy of HotCig and is called the Centaur. As with any new product, the Centaur will be competing against many more established manufacturers within the vaping community. In this Hotcig Centaur RTA Tank review, we will take a look at this product in depth and see whether we think it’s something worthy of your attention.

Two color versions of the Hotcig Centaur RTA Tank

What You Get

The HotCig Centaur RTA is a new single-coil device (24mm) that offers a host of benefits for builders. If your unsure about RDA’s and RTA’s be sure to read our guide to help. The Centaur offers a single coil build deck that is large and easy to build on. That deck comes with gold-plated posts (two) that each has a 3mm terminal post. The wicking slots are oversized, clocking it a 4mm by 6mm, so builders should have no problem navigating the terrain.

You also get an innovative airflow system that includes dual-sized, 5-slot capability. You can adjust that to get the airflow needed to match your vaping preferences, making this a great customizable device. We tried a variety of different airflow settings to analyze the system’s potential benefits and were pleased with their spot-on results. We think you’ll like it too – especially if you’re one of those vapers who have very specific vapor needs.

Top and bottom view of the Centaur RTA TankThe tank section is also customizable and allows you to use an extension piece to increase liquid capacity from 2 to 4 ml. That’s a tremendous benefit since most of us go through 2ml so fast that the smaller tank would be impractical. 4ml seems to be about right for most ordinary daily use since it’s enough to avoid multiple refills throughout any individual vaping session. The extension piece can be added with a minimal effort, so that’s a real boon as well. Of course, the top-fill capability is always welcome, since it minimizes spill and leak potential.You just remove the top cap and pour the juice down through the slots.

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Flavor

Flavor is not a problem either. The device has a number of airflow channels that help to preserve the juice’s original flavor in a way that many tanks do not. We tried out many of our testing favorites and were impressed with how well the natural taste was maintained in each instance. We even ran taste tests using several different devices, and the Centaur handily matched or bested each competitor.

Of course many vapers have their preference in using either stainless steel or nickel coils and each will give you a slightly different flavor, but this tank can support both, so it’s up to you. We use standard clapton coils as we love them and really think they bring the most flavor out of a tank!

Design

We pored over the tank with a fine-tooth comb and was incredibly impressed with the craftsmanship. The device uses quality materials and appears to have been designed and manufactured with the highest level of care and attention. Everything is solid and durable, and seamless from top to bottom. Add to that the ease with which the deck permits customization for builders, and you have all the makings of a great RTA offering.

Hotcig Centaur RTA Tank broken apart

The company also sent along with everything you need to get started. That includes the Hotcig Centaur RT, one high-quality 4ml Glass Segment, a handy Chimney Extension, and the spare parts and o-rings needed to get things done. There’s also a tool to assist you with construction, and the usual user manual that every buyer has come to expect. All in all, that’s quite a bit of value for the price.

The device sells for about $45, but you can find it for less than $40 if you shop around online.

From an aesthetic standpoint, there is much to love about the Centaur. It is a gorgeous piece of craftsmanship, with sleek lines and just the right amount of design accents to enhance its appeal. The box and parts to the Centaur RTA TankThe gold top and crystal-clear glass give it a high-tech yet elegant look that should make it a popular choice for those who place a premium on appearance.

 

Performance

From a performance standpoint, the device is equally as attractive. That large deck is perfect for building, and the sturdy construction makes it a great option for those who are tired of tanks that leak. Simply put, that was not a problem during our tests.

To Conclude

For a first entry, the Centaur does its makers proud. For a single coil RTA, this is definitely worth considering. Hotcig deserves credit for getting so much right in this initial venture, and we can all hope that this is a sign of even better things to come. If you’re in the market for a new RTA and haven’t settled on an option yet, we recommend that you take a closer look at the Centaur. We think you’ll like what you see.

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Geekvape Medusa RDTA Review

Geekvape Medusa RDTA Intro

Geekvape has quickly become one the innovators in vaping gear, so it comes as no surprise to see them putting their own spin on the RDTA with the new Medusa.

The Medusa RDTA brings some new ideas with a raised Velocity-style deck mounted on a short shaft that rises above a 3ml juice well—so you can fill the well and vape away or drip directly through the 15mm diameter ultem tip as needed.

There is no glass section as the juice is contained in the well below the raised deck, and the Medusa is short and sweet, at 38mm high including the drip tip and 510 connector. Airflow is provided two adjustable air slots on each side of the airflow control ring and the top cap has shallow serrations to allow a better grip.

The Medusa juice well is engraved with a sort of tribal pattern around the bottom of the RDTA and the sleeve features the Medusa name in block script. It is available in matte stainless steel and matte black.

Notable Remarks

geekvape-medusa-rdta

Out of the box, the Medusa exudes all of the affordable quality we have come to expect from Geekvape. The etchings and logos are clean and the finish smooth and even, all joints mate well.

It took me minute to figure out the disassembly of the Medusa. Once I actually read the instructions, I found that the AFC ring is keyed to the base. You need to turn the ring to align some tiny marks on the sleeve and base, and then pull the sleeve to remove it. Not a big deal, but I was expecting threads.

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Performance

geekvape-medusa-rdta

I’ve been putting off the review of the Medusa until the last possible moment. When it arrived a week ago, I built it with dual 3mm clapton coils at 0.45Ω, but never wicked or filled it.

The reason? I have been so sick that I completely lost my sense of taste (some who know me might argue I never had any to begin with). Regardless, I wanted to be sure to give the RDA a fair shake, and I am glad I did.

Wicking was simple as expected—I used organic cotton cut so that the tails just extended below deck, and installed the AFC ring. Adding the juice was interesting as there is no real way of telling when it’s full or when it’s time to re-fill. I used a glass dropper and pumped in the juice until it oozed up around the wicks.

With my mod set to 50 watts and got a surprising burst of flavor on my first hit. Nice, warm, and dense. I’m surprised because I expected that with it’s expansive deck that the Medusa might sacrifice flavor. Understand, this ain’t a flavor atty, but by keeping the Medusa short—the flavor is pretty good.

With the four side airflow slots wide open, the Medusa gives a pretty good direct lung hit. It’s not the most airy RDA I’ve used, and some might wish for more. With the roomy deck it would make sense to maybe have two pairs of slots on each side but as it is, with a mad wire build the Medusa might not provide enough air to keep her cool.

I like the stubby ultem tip. It has stayed cool throughout all of my vaping sessions with the Medusa. If you decide you want to get a little further from your coils you will be happy to know that you can insert a standard 510 drip tip inside the ultem tip.

Likes

  • Short profile
  • Nice fit and finish
  • Etching and logos
  • Huge deck and post holes
  • Easy to build
  • 3ml capacity
  • Surprising flavor for 25mm RDA

Dislikes

  • Keyed AFC ring
  • Air slots could be bigger
  • No fill port
  • Can’t see juice level
  • Top cap too loose

Verdict

The Medusa is not technically groundbreaking, but the aesthetics are just about right, and I like the short, wide profile. The tribal etching may not be everyone’s cup-o-tea but it’s tasteful and works well, and the stubby ultem tip is a perfect complement on the black finished sample I received.

Performance was good for my style of vaping, and gave me a dense and flavorful vapor at moderate wattage. The deck on the Medusa is pretty spacious, and actually made my 5/6 wrap 3mm claptons look positively puny. This deck is begging for something more, but…she’s not without a few quirks.

Removing and replacing the AFC seems a little more complex than it needs to be—a simple threaded joint with an o-ring would be more intuitive and less fiddly. Also, the top cap is a wee bit too loose, to the point that it turns inadvertently and might easily pop off. I’d prefer it to be a bit more snug.

Filling the Medusa is a bit of a challenge, without being able to see your juice level; and the only way you may find out it’s time to refill is when you get the dreaded dry hit.

The airflow was good with my build, but with higher wattage on a larger coil mass, it may not be enough for some high-power vapers. I seem to get better airflow on my Limitless RDTAs with single large slots on either side. IMO, it’s better to have more air than you need—airflow can most of the time be adjusted down, but you can’t add more than the RDA is capable of delivering—unless you get old school and grab a drill.

So, really, the bottom line for me is that the Medusa is an interesting idea and nice aesthetic design with a few minor quirks, which may or may not matter to you. The RDTA performs great for my mid-wattage vaping style, but with the lack of a dedicated fill system, and the inability to see your juice level, I think this should’ve been a dripper. It’s a good-looking atomizer, with a few high points, but the cons get in its way.

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VOOPOO UFORCE T1 SUB-OHM TANK REVIEW

There are times when I hate reviewing sub-ohm tanks, because the technology has gotten so advanced, that the gap between good and bad is shrinking by the day. And as a result, we’re forced to be hyper-critical of devices, simply because their “X” isn’t as good as another device’s “Y” … like I had to do with the Voopoo UForce T1 sub-ohm tank in this review. I’m not the only Spinfuel VAPE Reviewer to feel this way either, check out the review published just yesterday for the Wotofo x Rig Mod FLUX and Flow Pro Tank. “These days a poor performing Sub-Ohm is an aberration, most sub-ohms in 2018 perform just fine, and the Flow Pro is no exception.” So you see, this is becoming a problem for those of us that make our living writing about vape gear in order to guide our readers toward the ‘good stuff’.

Let me jump to the verdict right from the outset – the UForce T1 is a damn good vape tankand earns a respectable “B-” score. The flavor and vapor are on par with a wide range of other options (i.e., sub-ohm tanks). The styling is attractive, if not a little derivative of more noteworthy tanks. And the coils aren’t too thirsty, either, which is rare these days. (Ed Note* I don’t know, that Red and Gold T1 is tricking gorgeous… just saying

The UForce T1 is actually an updated version of the original UForce,  which I didn’t get to test while reviewing the Voopoo Too mod, but from what I can gather the UForce T1 is a natural evolution of the coil system, while the exterior received a knurled, semi-futuristic design makeover.

The problem is that makeover makes it look an awful lot like the SMOK TFV12 Princetank, save for a few extra millimeters of height, a slightly more bulbous 8mL capacity tank, and knurling where the Prince has some engraved lines. Now, I know a LOT of tanks are following this design model, but none as closely as the UForce T1.

Another notable difference is the three-slotted airflow, as opposed to the standard dual port openings. I didn’t detect much improvement in airflow versus the traditional format, but apparently the airflow is designed to flow upwards more easily than other styles. I suppose your mileage may vary, but these details usually come down to splitting hairs.I do need to say that the sliding top-fill portis much nicer than SMOK’s offering, which is button-operated, versus the T1’s spring-loaded cap. I never thought it would matter until I needed an extra pair of hands in a crowded park, and the sliding cap allowed me to fill without awkwardly asking a bystander to hold my bottle of e-liquid. So, this is a major feather in Voopoo’s cap.

Finally, there’s the now-standard Resin drip tip, which does its job well enough. It stays cool on the lips but could be a touch longer to avoid any inadvertent contact with the top cap, which gets very hot at higher wattages.

Highlights of the UForce T1

For all the hype about capacity and design, the real stars of the UForce T1 tank are located inside the device. For starters, the thing proved to be pretty damn leak-proof during my two-week testing period. Other than the usual condensation that happens when temperatures change, the T1 was one of the more reliable tanks in my collection, at least in this department.

When staying right in the middle of their stated ranges both coil heads were at their best. Though each was listed to go upwards of 100 watts, I found that both started to scorch above 80 watts, regardless of which mod I had attached. This is a little misleading for newcomers, who might push these well past their actual limits.The other notable “highlight” of the T1 tank was the pair of coils that came in the box. Both the 0.4-ohm Kanthal coil and the 0.13-ohm mesh coilwere decent mid-wattage performers, with solid flavor and vapor performance from both. If I had to lean in one direction, I found the Kanthal coil was slightly better overall, with brighter flavor and richer vapor.

In terms of longevity, the Kanthal coil was slightly more durable, giving me a decent six days of performance before flavor started to wane. But neither is winning any endurance records, especially when compared to some of today’s better sub-ohm tanks. That said, juice consumption was surprisingly frugal considering how flavor and vapor focused the tank is.

As a side note, after nearly a year of seeing mesh coils pop up in every possible format, I have to really see the advantages. Sure, they perform well and can keep up with modern standards, but is there really any flavor and vapor advantage to using them? I’m not convinced…yet. When my SMOK TFV12 Prince COBRA arrives and I get the chance to try it out, I’ll see if there are improvements to be had. I’ve been hearing good things from my co-workers about the 0.15ohm V12 Prince Mesh Core provided with the Prince COBRA.

Vaping the Voopoo UForce T1

So, while it seems like I’m nonplussed by the Voopoo UForce T1 sub-ohm tank I enjoyed using it while the experience lasted. It was a solid, no-frills tank that I liked bringing out for nights on the town, thanks to its large capacity and light juice consumption.

But those were the primary reasons I used it. Would I replace my collection of Prince’s or Valyrian’s in favor of the UForce? Not a chance. I use the term “solid” far too often when describing vape products, to the point where I feel like it’s being misinterpreted as a glowing review.

The Verdict

If I had to pick a target audience for the Voopoo UForce T1, it would be people who know how to gauge vape quality and know how to tinker with wattages until they find a sweet spot for each coil. Beginners will probably struggle with the T1, burning coils because of the “100W” upper range written on the side, and wondering if this performance was what everyone’s been talking about all these years.

If you score one of these with a new mod kit like the VOOPOO BLACK DRAG, a Kit I’m about to begin reviewing, by all means, use it and enjoy it – the T1 does more than enough right. But if you’re in the market for something more akin to a premier vaping experience, I can’t give a compelling reason to choose the T1 over so many other, superior contenders.

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Vandy Vape Pyro V2 BF RDTA Preview

The Pyro V2 BF RDTA By Vandy Vape Previewed

The Vandy Vape Pyro V2 BF RDTA is not only a long product name but is a new squonk RDTA from Vandy Vape.vandy vape pyro 2 banner

A RDTA is a kind of hybrid between a tank and a dripper. You have the coils below the cap like with a dripper but you also get additional liquid storage in a tank at the base of the RDTA. You then make the cotton wicks longer so they reach into the tank section to wick liquid up to the coils. Similar to a RDA with a big juice well really.vv pyro v2 components

The main difference between the V2 and the original Pyro 24 is that the V2 is a squonk RDTA but you can also use this as a dripper too via the removable screw top cap.pyro v1 v v2

A long 510 post transfers the liquid from the squonk mod into the tank section of the RDTA.pyro v2 squonk pin

The deck is a postless design which can be used in single or dual coil configurations.pyro v2 deck

There is an adjustable top airflow which is apparently leak proof. The air is then directed to the side and below the coils.pyro v2 airflow

Included in the kit is the Vandy Vape version of the Coily Tool for trimming the coil legs.pyro v2 coil tool

There are 5 colours to choose from – Black, Silver, Blue, Gold and 7-Colour.pyro v2 colours

Kit Includes

  • Vandy Vape Pyro V2 BF RDTA
  • 18.5mm spare drip tip
  • Drip tip adaptor
  • Replacement glass
  • Accessory bag
  • Coil lead cutting guide
  • Manual

Vandy Vape Pyro V2 Specs

  • Size: 24×44.4mm
  • Capacity: 2ml / 4ml
  • Bottom feed squonk pin system
  • Leak proof top airflow design
  • Single or dual coil configuration

pyro v2 specsI think you know already I am going to moan about the heavy use of Ultem wee yellow PEI on this however thankfully Vandy Vape have included a clear glass and a nice black drip tip in the kit!

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WOTOFO Serpent RDTA Review

Do you looking for a new RDTA for your vaping gear? Something not expensive but come with high quality build up and well machinery finish? Here is the option for you, the Serpent RDTA by WOTOFO.

— Product Specifications 

  • Product Type: RTA
  • Material: Pyrex Glass + Stainless Steel
  • Color: S.S / Black
  • Thread: 510 Thread
  • Diameter: 22mm
  • Product: Weight 130g
  • Model: single post
  • Coil Rebuildable: Yes
  • Package List: 1 x Serpent RDTA Tank, 1 x Spare Parts, 1 x User Manual, 1 x Gift Box with Anti-Fake label, 1 x Japanese Cotton, 2 x Prebuild twisted coils, 2 x Drip tip, 1 x User Manual

— The Serpent RDTA—

Received this Serpent RDTA few week ago, after used awhile, now is the time to have a deep look on this RDTA.

The whole Serpent RDTA is made by stainless steel, the machinery finish is high quality as always. The pyrex glass look quite thick but still please be careful when you remove it from the RDTA.

The top chamber inner look, it is well done in machinery, everything look smooth.

The desk of the RDTA is pretty new design, for depart and insert any kind of coil is not an issue, the step to depart is very easy as well.

It come with a Ultem 510 drip tips holder, which can install with any kind of 510 drip tips, also good idea for reduce heat when vaping.

The original stainless steel 510 drip tips is solid and well design, which believe most of you will like it.

The bottom of the design is the juice container chamber, it can hold around 2.5ml e-juice and the size of this RDTA is 22mm diameter.

There is 2 filling holes on this RDTA, however we don’t feel convenient at all for this kind of design, the filling hole is not big enough for some e-juice dripper, you will see more detail on the coming photo.

There is only one side of air hole for this Serpent RDTA, for a single post desk, we found this is good enough and didn’t reduce the taste of flavor.

The post desk have 2 big hold which for input the cotton, the hold is huge and very easy to input.

Simple take some good quality cotton, cut the correct length which can input the cotton into the hole. Always remember, do not use too long or too short length of cotton.

Pretty well looking right? The post desk design is nice and clean.

Now you see, the filling hole is not able to handler larger dripper when you try to fill up the e-juice, it end up leaking every way after it.

With any kind of 22mm diameter connector mod, it fit perfectly well, the outlook is awesome and solid. Beside the filling hole cons, this Serpent RDTA by WOTOFO was a great RDTA, good with flavor but yet still manage to produce some cloud for sure.

— Conclusion —

Just like what we mention above, the only bigger cons for this RDTA is the filling hole, it was so ridiculous size and design, if you are using unicon bottle, no problem at all for filling, it also very simple and easy as well. But if you are using typical glass dipper, it will surely pain in the ass.

The overall look and build quality feel super nice for this RDTA, the taste of flavor is also unbelievable, some more you can even crate so big cloud with the correct coil setup and wattage, if you asking me is this RDTA worth to grab one? I will said “Go for it”!

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