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Overall   (4.2)
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Perfectly made without a single scratch mark in sight. High quality logo print. Random numbering is nice touch. Looks far better in real life than in the stock shots (apologies to FT's resident anseladams). Increases the owner's Public Mojo Quotient ever so slightly.
CONS
The contoured ledge at the tip of the mouthpiece may take some getting used to. The chunky o-ring may result in a tight fit with some atomizers. May have a slight tendency to whistle so please consult with your dog for a prior approval.
It's all there in the pros and cons. It's a classy looking little item so what could possibly go wrong. ;-) Apparently the first batch FT received had scratches on them, so FT did the right thing by having them replaced with these impeccable ones before shipping them out.
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Overall   (4.5)
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Seems well manufactured and sturdy. Looks quite classy. Bigger glass windows show liquid level. Decent vape even with stock coil (after wash). Easy to "chimneysweep" any condensation and there's no unsightly condensation in the mouthpiece like with the see-through evods. Being glass it should suit acidic liquids too. Good value glassomizer.
CONS
Air holes in the base inconsistent and may vary from item to item. May feel top-heavy on some ego batteries.
Just got one so no long-term durability studies from me yet, but the first impression was very positive. It's well made, apart from the third air hole in the base being just a scratch where the drill touched the base. That's probably for the better as it works alright with the two air holes (depends on the position of the coil too) and covering one of the remaining air holes results in a pleasantly tight draw and more vapour as well. Hangsen's Dunhill Menthol ( SKU 1389000 ) tastes just fine with the (washed) stock coil. The flavour wicks were on the loose side so rather than reusing the stock coil I'll just rewick it with 2mm+1mm or 3mm ekowool when the time comes. But it does work out of the box. Unlike the plastic-windowed Evods which can start leaking under the window even with plain tobacco liquids, I'm hoping this glassomizer will end up being more durable. One thing to note is that it's noticeably heavier than your generic plastic Evod or CE-x and may feel quite top-heavy sitting on an ego battery. If it starts gurgling when liquid level gets low (common issue with these types), I'll just put second rubber grommet facing upward on the centre-post and later rewick it with sturdier wicks. Dude recommends!
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Overall   (3.0)
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It's one of the more tobacco-like liquids I've come across so far. And the damp ashtray taste; some may find it pleasantly soothing! Cheapish
CONS
Who knows where it actually came from. And the damp ashtray taste; some may find it pleasantly familiar though... May need some steeping.
If you're looking for tobacco flavours, consider trying out a small bottle of this one too, but do steep it before using. One method is squeezing the air out of the bottle first and then with the cap closed giving it a good shake. Repeat that at least every 2-3 days for a week or two before finally giving it a try... Some folk boil, microwave or dance around a totem pole... find your way and be proud of it. I'm getting fairly decent vapour and strong throat hit at the relatively low voltage of 3.7V on my SVD topped by an FT Protank 2 clone and a self-wrapped 1.9Ω coil made out of 2mm ekowool and five wraps of kanthal 0.2mm (auf Deutschland, as it happens). Very similar setup to your typical 1.8Ω Evod/Protank coil so things should be fairly similar even if you're using stock gear. Packaging/bottle is crap, but the juice looks golden through a glass tank. Unlike some liquids, this tends to taste like it smells. There's a distinct aroma of a wet ashtray here. Some may find it absolutely disgusting, but as an ex-smoker I have too many pleasant memories associated with the relief those wet ashtrays provided to me so I'm fine with it! I don't think any of the brands (at least here at FT) really taste like the brands they're named after, but this one's got some of that real and raw tobacco flavour in it somewhere. I'd suggest that only seasoned (ex-)smokers apply, and even then with some caution. But if you're looking for the rough stuff you may have found it. That was a compliment of sorts. I'm giving it 5 for build quality as we don't know what's actually in this liquid (except that it vaporizes when told to!), but 7 for overall value as some may find it to be useful. This won't be my everyday vape (currently some 555, camel and cigar mixes are doing it gentler, maybe reviews will follow if FT fixes their systems), but I may get some more of this for those occasional jacknicholsonian easyrider moments. But first I'm going to give a try to some other branded virginias here though, probably 10 mils at a time. (samplers should be cheaper he cried...)
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Overall   (4.0)
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Cheap
Dude received eight pink ones and one yellow. That's nine in total, and almost more pink than one dude can bear! One was missing, but it was probably also pink so I don't count that as a con... The edge cut isn't always as fine as in the money shot, but then these aren't something one shows off. Something I just learned is that microfibre doesn't like dealing with glass cleaning liquids since it doesn't easily soak the excess, so that process is better done separately.
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