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#21 (permalink)      9/5/2020 4:34:38 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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I'm not worried about venting holes but don't own a paps anyway (:
#22 (permalink)      9/5/2020 6:41:56 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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Vw uses magnets and comes with extra. Bought mine when they came out and have done nothing except vape it....a solid piece.
What does he mean when he says words?
#23 (permalink)      11/16/2020 12:48:16 PM US Central   quote/reply + tips
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So I got the vw and used it for a month or so.

In terms of performance it's nowhere near a copper switch smpl. The switch also doesn't have as nice feeling but let's say that's personal taste. It also doesn't hit as good as the centipede. It does performs better than my old prime though -_-

That's a really mediocre mod and not worth the premium pricetag. I'm surprised you folks like it so much
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You're probably right with your comparisons 4C2O_
The switch is a hair softer then others I really really like. But just thrown a dvarw on mine and it performs as well as any of my other SS mech mods. I think I paid 12-15$ for it, can't remember exactly, but really not an exorbitant price.

Ok, let's say it's a collector item ;)
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I had a prime mod, changed the spring in the switch and used it in a brass mod (a "steam punk" chi you). And was very happy with it. At that time I built much lower than nowadays. The only other switch the prime tube took was the Vanilla switch which was giving a pretty good result too.

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I had to pay about 25eur inc postage as I can't order vape gear from here :(
Yeah, it's usable but there's no free slot against the rest. Nah I don't find it worthy as collection item only, it doesn't have a unique switch and it's not too small either

Oh well, what about the copper stingray?
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the centipede switch works on the prime tube with amazing results :) too bad I only have one centipede left and I'm still using it
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AS far as I remember, the Stingray switch was a hit or miss...not sure that you'd be happy with it. 5-6 years ago references and everything was quite different.
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I just stuck a brass SPML switch into the VW. It's protruding quite stupidly so it's just for the experiment, but you can fire it perfectly. Honestly, the difference isn't much...


Edit: Maybe some spring update would help for yours.

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Yes the centipede switch protrudes stupidly on the prime too. But that's basically why it's working so good. No side restriction that can make the contact fiddly as you press, so it makes good solid contact internally, just below the battery's negative.

Do you use spring on your vw? that would definitely help the feeling, I don't like the progressive pressure of magnets. I wasn't sure if you can fit one in there...

Stringray's switch was a hit and miss depending on manufacturer or even the same make?
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I've never touched those magnets (though far prefer springs usually), as i really don't have problems with the performance why would've bothered them. The day I'd have, I would think about it. The only nig is that sometimes the contact screw needs to be re-tightened. (but for that, no matter what you use in them)

Stringray's, at those times it was difficult to know from which manufacturers they came. I think my SS version had a good working switch, in the rest I ended up using Nemesis switches. But I had only one copper one, so not much was to compare.