Product Review: EXO Rebuildable Tank From HeavenGifts.com


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The EXO RTA Tank comes with a great amount of vape goodies: 2 decks (single and dual coil configurations), 2 tanks (2ml and 6ml), extra 2ml glass tank, 3 twisted wire coils, nuts, cotton, screwdriver, o-rings, and a nice squat drip tip cover.

The EXO RTA by iJoy Product Review

There are a few products I have received which I haven’t had the chance to post a review about; as a prelude to my future product reviews to come, I’d like to start it off with a great RTA that gives you a lot for it’s price.

Here’s the EXO RTA by iJoy which I got from HeavenGifts.com and I love this tank!

iJoy does a wonderful job in putting the EXO together when it comes to build, performance, flavor and vapor production, and versatility. I can’t really compare it to any other tank out in the market right now.

So let’s dive down and get to to know the EXO RTA a little better with this review I did for all of you.


 

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2ml configuration

First Impressions

Right when I open the box, I’m surprised at how much the EXO RTA has. It’s like a tank kit, your basically getting 2 tanks for the price of one. You are getting A LOT for the price!

The EXO comes with 4 different configurations: a 2ml and 6ml juice capacity tank, and a dual and single coil deck. It’s a great tank for vapers who like to tinker with their set ups and if you think 2ml isn’t enough, then the changeable 6ml tank should be more than enough for you to enjoy your favorite all day e-juice.

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6ml configuration

a very well-made, good quality tank

iJoy sure did not cut corners when they made the EXO RTA. It’s a stout, 25mm wide tank with juice flow control which can handle thick, high VG juice for all you cloud chasers out there. Adjustment on the airflow is smooth and I had no problems moving it around.

The draw on this tank is so smooth and just like the OBS Engine Tank, does not heat up even while chain vaping. It’s perfect for a vaper like me who likes tanking long lung hits.

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Dual coil deck 

great quality when it comes to it’s build

Both decks (dual and single) are well-made to suit thick gauge wires. The posts on the dual coil set up are secured well, and the intake air holes sit right under the coils.

The single coil deck’s air intake shot right from the side of the coil. When I was testing them out, they both performed very well when it came to flavor and vapor production. Both decks use a direct contact connector, so it would not be a good idea to use the EXO RTA on hybrid mods for obvious safety reasons.

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Super easy dual coil set-up

Very user-friendly when it comes to coil building

Building on these decks were very easy for me. I installed the stock coils onto both of the decks in a matter of minutes. Not bad for someone who hasn’t tried rebuildable tanks in a couple of months. I’ve been vaping on disposable atomizer tanks for a while now, and I’m not a master coil builder. My coil building skills are a bit rusty, but If I can do it, I’m pretty sure most of you out there can too, probably even better.

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Single coil deck

Flavor and vapor production is off the charts

The decks the EXO RTA comes with is perfect for thick, twisted wire. The big chimney chamber gives your twisted wire set-ups lots of ample room for you to work with. The stock coil that it comes with measures at 0.4 ohms, and I’m pretty sure the EXO can handle lower resistances if that’s what you prefer.

Even in single coil configuration, the EXO puts out a lot of vapor, A LOT. I had a really good time blowing humongous clouds of vapor with ease using this tank. The big vapor production brings the flavor of any e-liquid to life. It truly is a sub-ohm tank.

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Cottoned-up and ready to vape

no leaks or gurgling with the exo rta

One think I hate is a leaky tank. I had no problems with the EXO RTA whatsoever in having to worry about the tank leaking on me. I vaped it sideways, left it lying down. The tank still stays bone dry on the outside.

You also don’t have to worry about it gurgling or getting flooded while filling it with e-liquid. I tried refilling it with the juice holes open and none of the juice ever leaked out on me.

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Top juice holes make it easy to refill

 

REFILLING IS EASY

Even if the EXO RTA looks like a complex tank with lots of features, I found it to be pretty easy to use. For refilling, all you have to do is unscrew the top. The juice holes are big and you won’t have problems using a typical glass dripper.

I heard some people had problems unscrewing the top off the EXO because they would end up unscrewing the glass tank as well and the juice would just spill all over their hands. I’ve never had that kind of problem using the EXO probably because I’m a little more accustomed to these types of tanks, but just a word of caution for those who might run into this problem. Don’t screw the top on too tight.

The drip tip it uses is perfect for the EXO as it brings out the flavor a lot, but it also is replaceable in case you would like to slap on another drip tip.

any cons?

For me, the only con I found with the EXO RTA is it goes through juice real quick, especially when using the 2ml tank. I could go through the whole tank in a matter of minutes especially while I’m vaping on e-juice that I really like. The 2ml configuration is not enough to get you through the whole day especially if you vape like me. Keep a bottle of e-liquid handy to keep you going is my suggestion if you are going to use the EXO.

final thoughts

All in all, I think the EXO is a wonderful tank that gives it’s user a lot of options. The build and performance is great, and I like the fact that you can change the capacity and coil configuration on the EXO without having to buy another tank.

I definitely think it’s a worthy buy for RTA lovers and vapers who are looking for a really good sub-ohm tank that produces a lot of vapor and gives great flavor!

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New Mods For 2017 Every Vaper Should Get Excited About


2017 is off to a great start for the vaping community. As the number of people who have picked up vaping continue to rise, there have been big advancements when it comes to technology and design for these new devices that cater to both novice and advanced vapers.

Yes, this year is stacked with a whole lot of great looking and high performance mods, and what better way to start the new year with a new mod!

If your looking for a new device to buy, I’ve compiled this list of mods of all sizes for you to choose for your new all day device.

Whether you prefer big, bulky mods or sleek, stealth vapes, this list will give you a better idea for new mods to buy in 2017.


Vapor Shark SwitchBox RX 75 Watt TC Box Mod

This is probably the most affordable Vapor Shark unit you will find. This Vapor Shark/Wismec collaboration is a near perfect combination of quality and affordability.

It uses the high quality and ergonomic Switch body which was also used in the DNA 75 box mod, but also uses a more affordable Wismec RX75 chip. The front and back panels are also replaceable.

It can handle resistance from 0.1 to 3.5 ohms. It’s new OLED display shows you your output mode, temperature, power, voltage, current, and battery life.

At a time where more batteries are being crammed into vape devices, the SwitchBox is one of the few single 18650 mods that are out right now.

It’s a sleek but powerful device that should win the hearts of vapers who like a more concealed set-up they can bring along with them wherever they go.

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Smoant RABOX Smart Mechanical Box Mod

The RABOX smart mechanical box mod is a mod in it’s own league both in design and performance. First off, you don’t see that many mech mods coming out due to a couple of reasons, but Smoant has intelligently bypassed all these problems with safety features installed in this unit.

The RABOX has a protection suite that includes low battery, resistance, over heating, and over use protections which should eliminate all fears of those who wanted to try a true mechanical mod.

It also utilizes a two mode Smart Mechanical Output that can be switched between a 5V Constant Output in High mode, or a traditional Direct Voltage Based Output based on battery state in Soft mode.

The RABOX is powered by an internal rechargeable 3300 mAh Lithium Polymer battery and can easily power most atomizers with it’s 0.10 ohm low resistance.

Personally, I think it’s a great looking mod that will draw attention and compliments from others.

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SMOK Alien 220W TC and TFV8 Baby Beast Full Kit

One of the many great things of the SMOK Alien 220 is you can now get it with the standout TFV8 Baby Beast in this super affordable kit. Can you say big vapor and flavor for 2017?!

The Alien 220 possesses SMOK’s current best display and chipset, making it one of the most advanced and sophisticated devices available to vapers. It boasts of 3 output modes (Hard, Normal and Soft), full temperature control, and a big and bright OLED screen that features a six line and three column display.

All this is encased in a sleek dual 18650 chassis that has a squeeze fire mechanism, adding to the Alien’s ergonomic design. It also comes in a very wide selection of color schemes for those of you looking for a device to fit your style.

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SMOK G320 320W TFV8 Big Baby Beast Marshal Kit

Another SMOK device worth mentioning for 2017 is the high powered 320 watt G320. This is also a kit that is paired with the TFV8 Big Baby Beast which is a dragon when it comes to vapor and flavor production.

True to SMOK form, the OLED screen is big and vibrant, displaying the same six row, three column format like the Alien 220.

It can use both dual or triple 18650 batteries making it a very versatile device. The G320 also comes in different color accents for you to choose from. Definitely a great choice for vapers who are looking for a high powered device at a very reasonable price.

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Vapor Shark DNA 166 Box Mod

 

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Every seasoned vaper respects the Vapor Shark DNA brand. The Evolv DNA chip is probably the most accurate and reliable chip in the vaping community. For 2017, Vapor Shark has upgraded their flagship brand with this no frills, all filler box mod, the DNA 166.

One of the biggest upgrades they made is the improved DNA zip charging system which charges dual high amperage 18650 in only 90 minutes. It also has 7 preloaded output settings pertaining to various heating elements.

The DNA 166 possesses a clean and trim box mod profile and a large bottom mounted OLED screen. Definitely a great buy for 2017 for all DNA lovers!


Asmodus Minikin 2 180W TC Touch Screen Box Mod

The Asmodus Minikin 2 180W TC Touch Screen Box Mod is a beautiful, compact dual 18650 mod that has an awesome 5 line touch screen display. No more up and down wattage buttons, the Minikin 2 goes by tap and swipe commands making it a perfect fit for our smart phone generation.

Aside from it’s cool touch screen features, it also gives you a generous 180 watts of power, and is a full temperature control mod that powers Ni200 Nickel, Titanium, and Stainless Steel heating elements with a range of 212 to 572 degrees Fahrenheit. Definitely a unique and well made box mod for a great price!

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Vaporesso Nebula 100W TC Starter Kit

Vaporesso is a company that has been putting out some very advanced vape devices, and the Nebula does not fall short of that expectation.

It’s compatible with either 18650 or 26650 batteires, and has a futuristic, ergonomic design that fits comfortably in your hand.  The new Customized Curve of Wattage (CCW) and Customized Curve of Temperature (CCT) modes make it a standout in performance. A great addition for vapers who like to tweak with settings to get their sweet spot in vaping.

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Vapor Shark Vapor Flask DNA 166 Box Mod

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The Vapor Flask has become an iconic design that has added to the popularity of Vapor Shark. The 2017 version of the Vapor Flask is definitely the best model of the Flask mod series. Now integrated with the new DNA 166 chip, the performance is up to date with the new atomizers that have come out recently. The new Zip Charging system also charges the dual 18650 batteries in only 90 minutes.

Another great upgrade of the Vapor Flask is the magnetic plates that gives a lot more easier access to your batteries compared to the older threaded battery discs.

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Kanger K Kiss 6300 mAh Starter Kit

Here’s a very affordable high capacity internal battery mod, the Kanger K Kiss starter kit. It’s internal 6300 mAh battery gives it insane battery life. It also utilizes Kanger’s new Direct Voltage Output based chipset, rated to handle atomizer resistances down to 0.15 ohms alongside a suite of battery and chipset safety features.

The K Kiss sub-ohm tank comes with a 0.2 ohm SSOCC which is pre-installed in each tank, and has a wattage range of 25 to 60W. Airflow enters the K Kiss Sub-Ohm Tank through four non adjustable 6mm by 1.5mm air slots, providing a well balanced airflow profile. All this for a price which will make any budget vaper smile.

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SMOK Stick V8 TFV8 Big Baby Beast Starter Kit

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If you’re a fan of pen-style vape mods, the SMOK Stick V8 is definitely a device you need to get. It’s a vape pen that can handle sub-ohm tanks, and not just any sub-ohm tank, the Stick V8 vape pen is paired with the TFV8 Big Baby Beast Sub-Ohm Tank in this small but powerful kit.

It’s internal 3000 mAh battery can handle most sub-ohm tanks you pair it with. It also uses a Smart Mechanical Style Output which is dependent on the current state of the battery, with a range of 3.4 to 4.2V and a working range of 30 to 45W. The Stick V8 is one of the most powerful and portable vape pens that are out right now at a really great price.

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5 Tips On How To Blow Bigger Clouds


5 Tips To Become A Cloud Chaser!

When I first started vaping, I was fascinated by the videos I would see online of other vapers blowing superhuman clouds of vapor like it was nothing!

“How do they do that?” Something I would ask myself as I watched in amazement.

The more I watched “cloud chasing” videos, the more I wanted to do it myself.

This is for all the newbie vapers who want tips on how to generate more vapor production.

A word of caution though, please, and I say this with all sincerity, DO NOT BLOW BIG CLOUDS OUT IN PUBLIC! Our community has a bad reputation already, mostly because of misinformation, but don’t add more heat by being a douchebag. Most people (non-vapers and non-smokers) HATE seeing big clouds of vapor being blown especially in their direction.

Be considerate of others. Vaping is to get off cigarettes, not to show off in public. It is also not a way to give you self-gratification and a feeling of superiority over others and other vapers. Just because you can blow big clouds doesn’t make you a “better” vaper. We are all equal in this community. We are all overcoming years of addiction to cigarettes.

If you vape just to look cool, to look “in,” or to get attention, do us and yourself a favor, throw your vape away or give it to someone who really needs it.

That being said, here are 5 tips on how blow bigger clouds of vapor:


TIP 1: MASTER THE LUNG HIT

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As smokers, we have become used to the mouth-to-lung hit, where we inhale into our mouth, then to our lungs, and exhale.

The problem with that in regards to blowing bigger clouds is most of the vapor dissipates in your mouth, leaving fewer vapor once you exhale.

Cloud chasers inhale directly to their lungs, getting a much bigger vacuum to get more vapor.

If you aren’t used to this type of inhale, you will cough, but eventually will get over it. If you do keep coughing, don’t force yourself. It just means that this isn’t for you, stick to mouth-to-lung.


TIP 2: GET A SUB-OHM TANK

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Back when I started vaping, I had to watch tutorials on how to wrap my coils on my atomizer, how to drill out holes, etc.

Lucky for you guys, sub-ohm vaping is easily available. Not only that, most tanks out now are catered to sub-ohm vapers. Pretty much anything with “sub-ohm” attached to it will give you bigger clouds. Any atomizer that reads 0.5 ohms and below will give you more cloud production.


TIP 3: OPEN YOUR AIR HOLES

The rule here is, the bigger your air holes, the more vapor you will suck in. Very simple.

If you like your air holes tight, you won’t be getting as much vapor as you could. Open those babies up!

Only downside is it sort of affects the flavor. But hey, you’ll be getting bigger clouds in exchange.


TIP 4: LEARN COIL BUILDING

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If you want to get more technical about getting more vapor production, there are tons of videos on the internet that will show you step-by-step on how to make vapor-chucking builds.

More importantly though, if you do choose to learn how to build your own coils, make sure you get a very thorough understanding of the precautions that come with coil building. Too many people you see on the news having their mods blow up in their pocket or hands, don’t be one of them!


TIP 5: GET A BOX MOD

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If you still are using a vape pen and want to blow bigger clouds, you’re doing it wrong. You’ll need something big enough to power the low resistance atomizer you have.

Buy a mod, a dual 18650 mod or any box mod will be good enough.


So there you are, 5 tips on how to blow bigger clouds. You are now a self-taught cloud chaser.

With bigger clouds come bigger responsibility. Be considerate to others and make sure you know the safety measures that come with cloud chasing.