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Discussion in 'Pod System Reviews' started by MrDeedz, 16/4/19.

SMOK NORD vs ASPIRE BREEZE 2 vs RENOVA ZERO vs Twisp Cue

  1. SMOK NORD

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  2. ASPIRE BREEZE 2

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  3. RENOVA ZERO

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  4. Twisp Cue

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  5. ASPIRE Nautilus AIO

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  6. Vladdin RE

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  7. Uwell Caliburn

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  8. Lost Vape Orion

    6.1%
  9. Artery PAL

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  10. SMOK Novo

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  1. MrDeedz

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    Hi ecig fam, So tomorrow I would like to purchase one of these as all my vape gear will be sold,
    Currently Drip 3mg nic mostly and a SMok atomizer for driving,
    From these 4 devices which do you think is the best, if you had any bad experiences kindly advise or a better suggestion on a pod device. Last year i bought a Sourin Air , it stopped working so i bought another one and didnt do it for me. Want to give pods another chance,
    Thank you
     
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    My wife's had a CUE since it's inception. After endless leaking pod issues, stock issues and empty promises from the @Twisp staff I've purchased a Renova ZERO.

    We couldn't he happier. I'm a huge advocate of supporting local companies but you have to draw the line somewhere, especially when it's more than just inconvenience. It's a great concept that's been executed poorly and with pathetic support.

    Renova FTW!
     
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    I have the Aurora play unit and this uses the exact same coils as the Renova Zero, Same Chipset and its awesome. I would go for the Renova Zero. Pods are refillable and offer seriously good flavor.

    Also have a look at the Vladdin RE pod device, Its cheap and has excellent flavor and the pods are also refillable.
     
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    Hi @MrDeedz

    Been on the Breeze 2 for two months and is a awesome little device, vaped 25mg salts, 12-18mg freebase in it, coils last 7-10 days, depending on your pg/vg make up and how much you vape......
    Smok Nord has smaller battery and duckbill mouth piece was not for me, and also it is mouth activated....call me old school like pressing a fire button.
    Renova zero if I remember correctly has no adjustable airflow so not for me, as that helps with taste improvements.
    Twisp cue is world famous, and seems to be the most popular cessation device to get people of stinkies....but pod replacement not for me.

    May I throw a curve ball and also suggest the nautilus AIO pod device....If I knew it uses the famous bvc coils that my nautlilus mini still uses I would have taken it in a heart beat. 1000 mah battery, adjustable airflow, 3-4.5ml capacity, just replace coils not the whole pod, saves on costs, and are world famous mtl styled bvc coils and you can shop around and get them for R180-200 for a 5 pack or R35 -50 a piece almost everywhere (supply vs availability).
     
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    You guys are legend, Thanks and keep them coming by tonight i will make a final decision, I dont wana go back to stinkies so wana get the right pod for my preferences, Thanks again, vERY VerY insightful info thus far
     
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    You could also look at the Artery Pal 2, even though they use their own coils, I remember reading somewhere that aspire coils compatible. I have left the nic salts completely as I preferred the throat hit....and nic salts are a quick vape, realized on the breeze after 4-5 minutes constant vaping did get light headed and increased heartbeat.....

    Wife also looking to quit stinkies and, she likes the Aspire Spryte setup, also using bvc coils, and small brother of the breeze and nautilus systems.
     
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    I must say that the Vladdin RE which im currently testing has a great tight draw which would be very similar to a stinkie if that is your preference.
     
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    Im a beeg flavor chaser so looking for a decently priced pod with the best flavor, quit ciggies over 3years now and the only time i did smoke a stinkie was when boozing and back to vaping the next day lol
     
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    I must admit that the Vladdin pod takes a refill or two before the flavor starts to shine where as with the coils used in Vaporesso pods the flavor are there from the get go.

    I havent used the Nord or breeze so cannot compare it to them and perhaps they are even better in terms of flavor.
     
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    I have tried a few pod devices, and my favorite at the moment is the Aspire Breeze 2 (of which I now have 2). The pods are refillable and I get decent flavor and satisfaction with MTL juices. It has airflow control which allows for fine-tuning.


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    I agree with Smokey_Robinson and RenaldoRheeder.

    Nautilus AIO is the upgrade from the Breeze 2. The only problem that I have with the Breeze 2 is changing coils (the stubbornest mouthpiece in the world must come off) and the clips that the pod clips into are quite fragile and tend to bend/snap.

    I believe that the Nautilus has taken care of that...
     
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    So I have been doing some research on the NAUTILUS AIO and it says this device is designed for 70% Vg juices, not Nic Salts?
     
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    The Nautilus AIO utilizes a single firing button while two side buttons are present to eject the pod. The Nautilus employs the well known Nautilus BVC coils to ensure flavorful vapor production and is designed for E-Juice containing 70% or less VG. The Nautilus Coil systems come in 1.8 ohm, best used at 10 to 14W.
     
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    I think you confusing the Novo with the Nord. :)
     
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    I have been vaping 50/50 , 60/40 and 65/35 ratio juices in my mini tank, with those same BVC coils and all of them gave me a minumum lifetime of 10-12 days and some going 14days.....I did however see that coils last little shorter with your thicker darker juices but then maybe with 2-3 days shorter.
     
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    Nope I got confused with the Vaporreso Nexus...but yes Novo also works like that. Sorry my bad.
     
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    Contacted one of my local trusted vendors to inquire on stock availability of the Nautilus AIO:
    they do not have stock , they had countless issues with the device and won’t be restocking it so the Nautilus is of my choice list
     
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    Then I would look at the Breeze 2, Spryte, Nord and Pal 2, those are the once most regularly stocked and coils seems recently priced and always available.
     
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    That's really sad to hear - I was looking forward to getting one.
     
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    @herb1

    Jip me too, especially because I still vape minis and use a lot of bvc coils. But if you look at most vape shops you always get the breeze 1 & 2 and very few nautilus pod system......so there must be a reason? Even the Spryte that also uses same bvc coils as I understand is more available....wife likes it, only issue I have is the 650 mha battery, quite like the leaning pisa posture.
     
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    https://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/threads/aspire-nautilus-aio.877525/

    Here is a link, seems biggest issue is the refill port, and that you need to use a syringe to fill and has some blow back, but representative of Aspire does tell what to do, and it seems there will be a pod section update maybe a child lock one, and also one or two complaining about charging issues and one about fire button. All in all seems to have good vaping experience, think I will still take a plunge/ chance.
     
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    Mine has been working flawlessly for around 3 months now. Yes, one has to be careful with filling, but the normal needle nosed bottles work easy enough for me. Nautilus still one of the very best of commercial coils for flavour and longevity.
     
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    I added the Nautilus to my poll yesterday for those guys who would like to still place your vote so we can have a fair result, So.... all my vapes have been sold yesterday. If i miss that drip life which i probably will ill be back at a later stage but pod life its gona be from this afternoon. decisions decisions...