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19 of the best temperature controlled box mods that won’t break the bank

From mechanicals to variables and now temp control. The state of vape has entered a new era. You’ve done it, I’ve done it, we’ve all done it. Kissing the dragon edit* blowing the devil. It’s when you take a vape and get nothing but dry, half burnt firey cotton in your throat. Don’t even think about a […]

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Atomizer Wicks: Going Beyond Cotton

It used to be easy in the old days. We used silica wicks and we liked it that way. Then cotton became the new hottness and fundamentally changed the way coils were built and atomizers were designed. But if there’s one thing you can count on in the world of vaping, it’s that someone somewhere […]

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The Cloupor T5 – My $100 Mistake

Did I need another mod? No, I didn’t, but has that ever stopped me? Has it ever stopped you? Being that I’ve become a stale, boring RDA/box mod guy with no interest in mechanical mods, I thought it would be a nice change of pace to acquire a something that wasn’t in a rectangular form […]

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Six Seasonal eLiquids to Vape Through the Holidays

Whether you’re bashing skulls on Black Friday, suffering through a family gathering of total strangers, or confused and shivering in a snow bank after a lost weekend of debauchery, it’s nice to partake in seasonal flavors this time of year. And with each year the list grows. Here’s a few to jingle your bells, if […]

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iPV2 Box Mod Review

You saw it coming. I saw it coming. We all saw it coming. The variable wattage box mod has gone mainstream and that means it’s also become affordable. A few years back, the DNA box mod was an expensive, highly-desired unicorn that only the well-connected and/or wealthy could acquire. Getting your hands on one involved […]

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Yosikadiri ADV Review

The ADV is a variable wattage mod hand made by Yosikadiri Mert Lim in the Philippines. It currently features a DNA30 chip and is powered by dual 3400mAh Panasonic 18650 batteries in parallel for 6800mAh total. USB charging is built-in and can be used as a passthrough. The striking mod is made by hand from […]

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Back to The Dripper

That crazed man approached, his head a frozen explosion of white cotton candy. Gesturing madly in his lab coat, he said to me, “Marky, we’ve got to go back! Back to the Dripper!” “But Doctor, that’s impossible. The power necessary to fire that coil… too many jigawatts…” I half queried, half-exclaimed. The congenial madman closed […]

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Three Months with a Protovapor XPV – An In Depth Review

I was fortunate to order the new DNA30 version of the Protovapor XPV back in February, before Protovapor was overwhelmed with orders and underwhelmed with supplies. How does this unique DNA30 mod perform? Read on… What is the Protovapor XPV? The Protovapor XPV is a DNA-equipped personal vaporizer. The original XPV featured an Evolv DNA20 […]

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Give ’em the Bird! A Bird’s Nest Elixirs Review

Bird’s Nest Elixirs is one of the many new premium juice alchemists popping up to sate a vaping world crazy for the high-quality juice. But with so many options out there, is it worth your time? Funny you should ask, because I reviewed seven of their flavors just for you! Fanfare Great with a Guinness […]

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My Favorite Atomizer & Mod Clones

I’m not here to fan the flames of the clone debate. Whether you loathe or love clones, they’re here and they’re here to stay. So I’d like to point out some of the better knock-offs I’ve had the pleasure of using over the last year. Because if there’s anything worse than a knock-off, it’s a […]