Geekvape Zeus X RTA advice needed

Discussion in 'General Vaporiser Talk' started by Dhesan23, 19/4/19.

  1. Dhesan23

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    Dhesan23 Noob Vaper

    Threads:
    4
    Posts:
    8
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    14/4/19
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Durban
    Ratings:
    +18
    Hello all :--)

    I not sure where to post this topic but I need some advice on making a new purchase.

    I want to purchase the Zeus X RTA today because many shops are having these on special for the Easter weekend but I'm concerned about the issue with the Matte Black colour and the deck flooding.

    I want to know if any other members who have a Matte Black version of the Zeus X and has had issues with it flooding and if it is an easy fix.
     
  2. zadiac

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 5 votes

    zadiac Sub Ohm & Flavor Junkie Staff Member Moderator VIP

    Threads:
    143
    Posts:
    5,346
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    24/3/14
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Deneysville
    Ratings:
    +9,430
    I have. It's a kak rta. Waste of money. I've been building and wicking RTA's for 4 years now and I can't get this thing to stop flooding. It's kak. I threw it away.
     
    • Informative Informative x 3
    • List
  3. Grand Guru

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 2 votes

    Grand Guru The Vape Guru ECIGSSA Donor

    Threads:
    12
    Posts:
    278
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    25/9/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Bloemfontein
    Ratings:
    +1,138
    The colour has nothing to do in here bud.
    I totally agree on the fact that it's a waste of money but for different reasons. It's the loud and the amount of air you get through that thing is insane! The flavour is mehh in that tropical storm... the flooding issue you can address it by putting a big coil and so enough cotton to block the juice channels... mine flooded only the first time and for a couple of seconds the time my wick saturated with juice and blocked those channels.
     
  4. zadiac

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 5 votes

    zadiac Sub Ohm & Flavor Junkie Staff Member Moderator VIP

    Threads:
    143
    Posts:
    5,346
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    24/3/14
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Deneysville
    Ratings:
    +9,430
    Exactly what I did and still floods. Like I said, I've been building and wicking RTA's for 4 years. This thing is hopeless.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • List
  5. X-Calibre786

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    X-Calibre786 Experienced Vaper

    Threads:
    9
    Posts:
    146
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Joined:
    1/11/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Pretoria
    Ratings:
    +573
    I'm actually really enjoying mine. No flooding after the first build. Wicking is easier than the older Zeus Dual in my opinion. It's a thirsty RTA though.
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • List
  6. Crazyj

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    Crazyj New Vaper

    Threads:
    3
    Posts:
    61
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    20/11/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    East rand
    Ratings:
    +82
    I'm really not sure why some people are hating this rta.I got mine from a group member and I honestly did not know what to expect.
    First things first.I owned a dead rabbit rta and I absolutely loved it.especially in single coil setup.
    The zeus x does not perform well with a single coil.this is a downside for me though.
    Then I installed a new set of quad core aliens.then magic happened.I think I can rate it a bit better than the dead rabbit on duel coil setup.this rta wants monster coils!!!
    Not a drop of leaking since day one.
    I think people who are use to rda's and bottom airflow rta's is where the problem comes in.the "turbulence " caused by the top airflow setup maybe?
     
  7. OnePowerfulCorsa

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 2 votes

    OnePowerfulCorsa Vaping Enthusiast ECIGSSA Donor

    Threads:
    55
    Posts:
    998
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    5/2/16
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Fourways
    Ratings:
    +1,043
    I love my Zeus X. I was not a fan of the original Zeus single or dual but the X is one of my favourite dual coil RTAs at the moment and I am running it alongside my Reload, Tauren Beast and Shado and it keeps up.

    Sent from my Asmodus Lustro LTE Version
     
  8. zadiac

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 5 votes

    zadiac Sub Ohm & Flavor Junkie Staff Member Moderator VIP

    Threads:
    143
    Posts:
    5,346
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    24/3/14
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Deneysville
    Ratings:
    +9,430
    I'm back on my Zeus Dual and really don't know why I bought the X. The Dual is better for me.
     
  9. Room Fogger

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 18 votes

    Room Fogger Novice reviewer, Reonaut and Vaping Addict ECIGSSA Donor

    Threads:
    14
    Posts:
    3,336
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    21/10/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Krugersdorp, West Rand
    Ratings:
    +13,709
    Now I need to pick some brains, have a hatchling that I’m getting of China mall juices that just bought a ZeusX, but he’s not getting full flavour, was meh to me when I tried it as well. His friend however gets great flavour, he’s coming with in two weeks so I’ll try his then.

    He has normal fused Clapton’s, friend has aliens. Please advise those that get great flavour what you are doing differently to get great flavour, is it Coils, wattage, wicking etc. He works for small salary as a appy on network installations (draadtrekker) so no money to replace in the short to medium term.

    Hoping a coil change or wicking secret will remedy the situation. Thanks in advance for the assistance.
     
  10. OnePowerfulCorsa

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 2 votes

    OnePowerfulCorsa Vaping Enthusiast ECIGSSA Donor

    Threads:
    55
    Posts:
    998
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    5/2/16
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Fourways
    Ratings:
    +1,043
    I am running some fused claptons. Coils raised slightly and pushed to the edge of the deck instead of the middle. Wicked with just enough cotton to fill the entire wick port and to just about peak out under the juice ring.

    Sent from my Asmodus Lustro LTE Version
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • List
  11. X-Calibre786

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    X-Calibre786 Experienced Vaper

    Threads:
    9
    Posts:
    146
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Joined:
    1/11/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Pretoria
    Ratings:
    +573
    Agreed. You have to really thin out the wick tails.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
    • List
  12. Crazyj

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    Crazyj New Vaper

    Threads:
    3
    Posts:
    61
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    20/11/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    East rand
    Ratings:
    +82
    Quad core aliens.amazing flavor.together with a good wick.happy for days
     

    Attached Files:

  13. Room Fogger

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 18 votes

    Room Fogger Novice reviewer, Reonaut and Vaping Addict ECIGSSA Donor

    Threads:
    14
    Posts:
    3,336
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    21/10/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Krugersdorp, West Rand
    Ratings:
    +13,709
    Haven’t seen those around, can you share where you got them from please. Look so good I might try one in my Zeus single as well.
     
  14. Crazyj

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    Crazyj New Vaper

    Threads:
    3
    Posts:
    61
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    20/11/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    East rand
    Ratings:
    +82
    @Room Fogger kairos is a range done by cloud faction.I was lucky enough to win these in a comp on Facebook. I looked around and they pretty well priced too for what you get.where are you situated then I can try and see where you can get them
     
  15. Room Fogger

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 18 votes

    Room Fogger Novice reviewer, Reonaut and Vaping Addict ECIGSSA Donor

    Threads:
    14
    Posts:
    3,336
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    21/10/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Krugersdorp, West Rand
    Ratings:
    +13,709
    Thanks for the effort, appreciate it, I’m in Krugersdorp on the west Rand.
     
  16. Crazyj

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    Crazyj New Vaper

    Threads:
    3
    Posts:
    61
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    20/11/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    East rand
    Ratings:
    +82
    Good morning @Room Fogger.
    At the moment no shop in the area stocks them.she says the vape guru will order in the next 2 weeks.they gave me a number to contact them if you want to order from them.her name is leigh Abrahams-0721006297
     
  17. Room Fogger

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 18 votes

    Room Fogger Novice reviewer, Reonaut and Vaping Addict ECIGSSA Donor

    Threads:
    14
    Posts:
    3,336
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    21/10/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Krugersdorp, West Rand
    Ratings:
    +13,709
    Thanks for the effort, it’s really appreciated. I will give Leigh a call .
     
  18. delon

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    delon Flavour Fundi

    Threads:
    2
    Posts:
    78
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    8/12/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    cape town
    Ratings:
    +192
     
  19. delon

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    delon Flavour Fundi

    Threads:
    2
    Posts:
    78
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    8/12/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    cape town
    Ratings:
    +192
    The only way to flood a top airflow is to underwick the coils or leaving it on its side for a long period of time. Irrespective of the paint colour,it's impossible to have that effect on a tank unless there are obvious machining defects noticeable on the tank itself.
     
  20. delon

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    delon Flavour Fundi

    Threads:
    2
    Posts:
    78
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    8/12/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    cape town
    Ratings:
    +192
    The be
    St coils for any rta are fused claptons, usually tri core claptons to push max flavour and wicking must be spot on, watch some YouTube reveiws to accomplish this Mike's Vapes or Jai Haze have the best advise on YOUTUBE
     
  21. Yuvir Punwasi

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    Yuvir Punwasi Experienced Vaper

    Threads:
    2
    Posts:
    122
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    7/5/18
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Durban
    Ratings:
    +353
    @zadiac i would have bought it from you I don’t think throwing away vape gear is cool however some things aren’t for everyone
     
  22. zadiac

    Excellent Member

    5/5, 5 votes

    zadiac Sub Ohm & Flavor Junkie Staff Member Moderator VIP

    Threads:
    143
    Posts:
    5,346
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    24/3/14
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Deneysville
    Ratings:
    +9,430
    When I said threw it away, I mean in the vape bin. It's a bin that I throw vape stuff in that I'll never use again. They eventually will go to PIF. I don't sell stuff, as sending it via courier is too much of a schlep for me, unless the buyer sends the courier to me at a very specific time to pick it up.
    I have to drive more than 50km to the nearest courier and I don't send via post office, no matter what.
    But, at the end of the day, if something is my property that I paid for, throwing it away as in trash, is still my choice and my right. Maybe it's not cool according to you, but if I don't like vape gear and want to throw it away in the trash, then I do, and don't feel anything about it.
     
  23. delon

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    delon Flavour Fundi

    Threads:
    2
    Posts:
    78
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    8/12/17
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    cape town
    Ratings:
    +192
    I use tri fused claptons in mine, amazing flavour too..
     

    Attached Files:

  24. David.Fisher

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    David.Fisher New Vaper

    Threads:
    0
    Posts:
    20
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    Sunday
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Warner Beach
    Ratings:
    +43
    I have had my Zeus X for 2 months now and have got my wicking technique perfect. I have not had one day where I've had flooding, leaks or dry hits. The flavour is amazing and the cloud production is great.

    I have watched many witching techniques and helped out quite a few people by just sharing the below link

    This guys is a bit over the top, but his method works.Please try it before you give up.

     
  25. David.Fisher

    Not Rated Member

    0/5,

    David.Fisher New Vaper

    Threads:
    0
    Posts:
    20
    Country:
    South Africa
    Joined:
    Sunday
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Warner Beach
    Ratings:
    +43
    I'm currently using my own rolled fused claptons btw