If this is a clone

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    It should be okay, but there is a chance that Mods and Tanks can be spotted and turned around at customs.
     
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    Oh and on top of the shipping, you need to pay VAT, a DHL “admin fee” and possible additional taxes too. So when the time comes, make sure to do your calculations carefully. If the price is only a few rands less than buying locally, rather support one of the local shops who have been earning little to zero since all this started.
     
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    I always support local, hence my ignorance re Fasttech, but alas that which I am looking for is not available locally anymore.
     
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    I am in for the group buy when it is available. Happy to wait a little while, this lockdown can't last forever.
     
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    So who copied who?
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    Please no clone war comments.

    Just some observations on the DL FL clone that I received.

    The changes are small, the improvement is massive. The post screws have now been offset and make a huge difference to how you install the coil. The post screw receiver has a raised edge that prevents the coil from slipping out. If this was the only difference between the original design and now it would have been a stand out improvement. They went further and shortened the threads for the tank to screw onto the base and have a peek chamber instead of the stainless steel and a glass tank along with dual hole airflow control inserts instead of just the one hole.
     
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    What is the vape like on the new one, compared to the old one?
     
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    Uhm, for us mere mortals who are not sure what you are talking about, this would be a....... ?? :think:
     
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    @ivc_mixer This would be a Dvarw SXK clone. Direct lung facelift.

    @CJB85 flavour is as good as the version 2 that I have. I think that my ADV is at it's peak because no matter what I put it in, it's good. These tanks just seem to suit the ADV better than my others. That includes a Blotto, a Bltzen, a Hector, Nano wasp, Mello 3, Twisp vega and I can't use my ADV in RDA's on my mechs.

    Flavour really good, Ohms around 4 suit me at around 20W which means I can use on a single 18650. Tanks size is great and it does not chew juice. I ordered the top fill tank for the V2 and if anything the slightly shorter tank concentrates the flavour a tad more but there is not a big difference.

    I am really enjoying them. If I rate them from top to bottom, the dvarws work best for me followed by the Blitzen and Blotto on equal par. The little Hector is just fun and the Wasp and RDa's are the session juice tanks. They can really push flavour but not for ADV.

    What I do like and value is that I am getting out of a single coil tank what I strove to get out of a dual.

    OOPs forgot my Vapefly mesh. Also really good flavour out of a single coil, but the clones are easier to fill and much bigger tanks.
     
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    I find SXK the best cloners, not had a single dud from them and very good build quality. I did start a thread about the best clones but the inevitable happened and toys started getting thrown out of prams!
     
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    Clones are merely the flea market Chanel bags of the vaping industry. I don’t think they hurt anyone, because no person who can afford the real thing will buy the clone and clone shoppers can rarely afford the authentics. I have a bigger issue with the companies cloning the mainstream atties like the Geekvape and Augvape stuff.
     
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    Yeah, my issue is when a clone is sold as an authentic!
     
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    Here are two side by side. The top fill cap has the single airflow insert and the glass one has the new double hole. This one is noisier than the single. Flavour and draw is about the same.
     

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    100%, I am with you on this one, and CJB has a valid comment, I cannot see me paying 2K for a tank I may not like after I have bought it. In saying that, these tanks look like to be my happy place for ADV.

    I am going to add to this, the facelift has improved so much over the V2 that it probably does now warrant the KHW mods price tag for an original. The set up has gone from old school to up to date and everything works so much better that the previous version is now "old not obsolete" I should imagine that those that have an original and know their coils (fancy ones) will have major success with this new version.
     
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    I payed $149 for the Eamonn Lee, wish i had bought the £10 clone first because after trying to get a decent vape for 2 months eventually that $149 RTA went in the bin.
     
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