In today’s hyper-paced vaping market, with a myriad of new devices emerging daily, it is difficult to stand out from the crowd. Manufacturers are vying for your attention and hard earned cash by introducing new technologies, new form factors, slick marketing, and overall designs. Is being different just for the sake of being different enough to part vapers with their
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Review of the Hohm Wrecker Box Mod I received the Hohm Wrecker box mod from Benjamin over at Hohm Tech so I could check it out and review it. First things first, this box mod is definitely unique. It may not sport the most power out of any box on the market, but that’s not what Hohm Tech is going
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After recently reviewing a big power variable wattage mod, a temperature controlled mod, and a regulated bottomfeeder mod, it’s nice to get back to the basics. Sometimes simple is good. In the fast paced world of vaping technology and the quest for more power, it’s easy to forget not everyone needs or wants a gigawatt device, removable batteries, or temperature limiting. Don’t
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Whiteout Box Mod Cloudmaker Technologies, a brand new company that focuses primarily on the creation of modular vaping devices, has finally come out with its fist heavy hitter. Let me tell you, this box mod will definitely give other popular boxes a run for their money, if not just blow them out of the water outright. The Whiteout box mod
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Bottomfeed mods have been around for a long while in the form of the venerable REO (my personal favorite mod – I own four of them), the Vapage VMOD, and others. It would seem they are quickly returning to favor – no better indicator than Chinese manufacturers hopping on the bottom-feed bandwagon. Bottomfeeders run the price gamut from the ultra-low
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The authentic Black Oak mod is a 26650 mechanical box mod made by a Polish Vapers Coalition known as Continental Mods. The Black Oak mod is a beastly creation featuring a heavy stainless steel body with black oak wood accents, three different sized black oak atomizer extensions, a black oak mod stand all packaged into a handsome wood presentation box.
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The authentic Dos Equis box mod is a dual 18650 unregulated mechanical mod made by Mohawk Mods and JD Tech out of the Phillipines. When the authentic Dos Equis box mod was initially released it came with a Manta V2 RDA, and the complete set up cost $250.00 USD. At some point the Dos Equis box mod became available without
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As I’ve noted previously, the latter part of 2014 brought us a veritable arms race of high power regulated box mods. 2015 promises to be the year of temperature control regulated devices. The Pioneer4You IPV4, subject of this review, brings both characteristics to bear. Since the advent of temperature protection, courtesy of Evolv in the form of the DNA40 board,
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The Smokeless Owl is an original design bottom fed mechanical box mod and rebuildable bottom fed atomizer in one complete set up, and it is manufactured by Shenzhen LeMaga Technoology. Bottom fed style mods have been around for several years with REO Mods being the pioneer of “squonker style” mods and atomizers. Recently the name of Smokeless Owl BF mod
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The Idea 30 & 60W are internal rechargeable battery variable wattage vape mods made by Waidea Times, who is the same manufacturer who made the 1:1 Vaporflask clone that I most recently reviewed. Waidea Times created the Idea 30/60W vape mods to compete with the likes of the Eleaf iStick 30w and Eleaf iStick 50w even more affordable price point.
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The latter part of recent years featured an influx of big power box mods, some claiming power levels of 250W or more. Earlier in vaping, 30W box mods were considered as having big power. It didn’t take long to escalate, that’s for sure. As the “cloud chasing” trend fully emerged, manufacturers paid attention and dropped numerous high wattage box mods
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The Phantus Mini is a uniquely styled 18350 mechanical box mod made by American modder Standard Functions. The authentic Phantus Mini is available in the standard finish of stainless steel, and a limited edition Brass Monkee series which is 100% brass. The Phantus Mini is both compact and stylish, and appears to have been created with the avid “vape gear
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The Hcigar HB 40 variable wattage box mod is made by Shenzhen Hcigar Technology, and it is the first Chinese made regulated device to feature an authentic Evolv DNA 40 board with temperature limiting technology.The name Hcigar is well known within the electronic cigarette community however, they are most notably known as a trade brand and manufacturer of high quality
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Temperature protection is all the rage these days. Evolv pioneered the movement with their DNA 40 board and Yihi quickly responded with a temperature protected version of their venerable SX350 Mini board, the SX350J. I’ll not be discussing the underlying fundamentals of temperature limiting in this review, only how the subject of this review performs relative to temperature protection. For some excellent
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