Rob's Pod testing thread

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    Right... my Mr Salt-E Nic salts have arrived from the USA (and I have some others inbound) and the first Pods up to test are the Suorin Air and the Smok Rolo Badge!

    Filling them wasn't too difficult with a dropper bottle. Now they are sitting to give the wicks a chance to prime. I don't want to stuff up a cartridge so I will be patient and let the wicks prime for a while.

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    Forget the cartridge, I will be too scared to lose one one of these mods. They are seriously tiny.
     
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    But perfect for pockets for gals like me that hate handbags...
     
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    First few puffs on the Suorin Air... I like the very restricted direct lung that the airflow gives... at least I can get DL hit...
    First few puffs on the Smok Rolo Badge... It is MTL all the way.

    The Nic Salts are 25mg and I'm not sure I like the idea of a big nicotine boost... but the flavours are not bad.
    I love the idea of these little small devices in the pocket.

    But I just had a vape on the Dvarw DL with Red Pill and the vape is magnificent!
    The Drip Tip on my Dvarw (Siam Mods Tip) is really comfortable and the two pods not so much.

    Again I'm not crazy about this whole idea of 25-50mg nicotine... a few more pulls and I will be having a @Silver! This is the part that really worries me... probably great for converts but for those of us that have been vaping for years and are now down to 3mg and lower it feels like a step backwards!

    I will persevere...
     
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    Thanks @Rob Fisher
    I appreciate the testing and the feedback
    Watching this thread
     
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    I'm liking my Gusto again especially with the Honey Roasted Tobacco , and yes I'm getting all light headed even from 20mg ......
     
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    Every day I'm getting more and more tempted to get one of these, the Kanger UBoat really appeals to me for some reason (but kangertech :heartbreak:).

    I hear what you're saying about the step backwards @Rob Fisher , but as long as I've been vaping I still love a good sneaky punch in the throat while I sit at my desk.
     
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    Sneaky punch for the win @Stosta !
    Yeah baby!
     
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    I'm picking up a U-boat later today... The pod not the submarine I'm not that kinda muslim... The thing with Nic Salts tho is that the throat punch you're looking for... It just isn't there. That's where the danger lies. You're getting all this wholesome nutritious nicotine which rapidly absorbs in the salt form but there's no real indication thereof until you're just about buzzing.
     
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    Firstly...

    "I'm not that kinda muslim"

    :risas3: :risas3: :risas3: :risas3:

    Secondly, you raise a very good point. I forgot that the nic salts don't give a TH. You think these devices would work just as well if I loaded them up with some 18mg juices?
     
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    That's precisely what I do. I'm using the Suorin Drop currently with some 50/50 18mg twisp juice, bumped up a bit with a few drops of 36mg PG. It works really well... I'm after the U-boat simply because of aesthetic appeal as well as improved battery life because I vape on the plane.

    As an added measure for the sake of science tho, I do have an aspire breeze with some 25mg/ml nic salts that im busy testing out... So that's how I know about that sneaky buzz rather than a sneaky throat punch. It has its uses tho... Quick nicotine fix. A puff or 3 has you de-hulking in no time.
     
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    I get a good Throat Hit from Nic Salts.20mg 50/50
     
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    I'm not sure where you guys get the no throat hit from? I'm using 25mg and it's hitting me like a donkey... and I don't like it one bit...
     
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    Its more like a dry harshness rather than a sharp throat hit
     
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    The tests continue but I have to say I'm not very impressed. These things may be good for the converts looking for a nic hit or the working guys that need a quick nic hit and who can't vape on a real device.
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    Thanks Mr.Fisher for taking the time to do this. I too was considering one of these systems but after your reviews, I have my doubts as to whether it will be worth the expense.
     
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    I can't vape the ones with 20 / 30 / 50 mg Nic Salts. It is too harsh on the Throat. I am enjoying the 10mg from Opus in the Aspire Breeze and I am eager to get the 15 mg from Joose-E-Liqz soon that might be a winner for me.
     
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    I'm picking up the SNLV18 Ice and Havana Nights 15mg/ml Nic Salts today hopefully along with the U-boat
     
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    You are lucky. I wish one of the JHB vendors get stock in asap.

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    I'm in PTA... I think JJ's Emporium is getting it in today. DM @wazarmoto
     
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    Yup. Should arrive late afternoon
     
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    Awesome. I told Yunus to keep aside a few items for me. I hope he's done it
     
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    Will these liquids be 50/50 mix ratio bud? Any other flavours of this range coming in nic salts? Sorry for the slight diversion.

    But I do understand about the "very little to no throat hit" from nic salts. I also feel little to no hit on the gusto mini pods at least. Since I started vaping and stopped stinkies...all i really seeked was that throat hit even more than my nic fix. And isnt that one of the biggest selling points of nic salts? To intake as much nic as possible WITHOUT that harsh throat hit...yes there might be some there but the focus is the nic fix and not the hit.
    But im stil keen to try nic salts in other tanks like the nautilus mini as well.
     
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    The mixes are 50/50 I think but I’ll find out for u to be sure. For me it’s more about throat hit than the actual quantity of nicotine but that’s me personally. Nic salts need to be vaped at extremely low wattages though so keep that in mind. Nothing over 18W to be safe.


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    If you do decide to offload some pods and juices in this category please keep me in mind. Im going to persist with the testing of this method of vaping as it does have potential to fill a niche. I’m just not 100% sure on exactly how to get the most of the experience.


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