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    Which brand do yall think is the best. Yes i know the orginal but i am talking about clones. I see there are a ton of diffrent ones to choose from and the price varies so much. I have seen them as low as 24 up to 100. yall have any suggestions?

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    Hard to say really... I have a few of the clones (EHRPO 3.1ES, EHPRO Lite, and Tobeco Lite+) and they all work equally well.

    Some random comments...

    The Tobeco whistles, where neither of my EHPROs do.

    Both brands have very tiny screws for the pos/neg post. The EHRPO comes with a really nice little keychain metal screwdriver with screw-down caps that cover flat on one side and Philips on the other; the Tobeco comes with a cheap tiny acrylic handle screwdriver Philips only.

    The threads on the EHPRO are overall smoother than the Tobeco; in particular, the chimney threads on my Tobeco are really quite rough, but this could just be mine...

    The EHPRO has a nice machined finish that looks great on an SS mod (like my iTaste SVD). The Tobeco's finished is more a polished chrome look, which would look better on a polished mod.

    At the end of the day, I'd recommend either the EHPRO or the Tobeco, but like the EHRPO models a little better.
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    Thank you for your opinion. I will have to look for those.

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    i have the first FT kayfun. the one that was listed at the end of october and just got into the hands of the buyers within the last few weeks. this one:

    https://www.fasttech.com/p/1494700

    i like it very much. its my only kayfun experience so i cant speak about comparing it to other kayfun clones. but i have used many types of rebuildables and this thing is great. zero leaks, great flavor, great TH, and big time vapor production. its like hitting a RDA that just keeps on vaping, without dripping of course.

    i do get a whistle however. do you think this is the tobeco version, Endor?
    whats funny is that i didnt even realize it whistled until i read your comment. so i took a vape to see and lo and behold it whistles lol.

    one thing to note on mine is that you cant use the adjustable pos pin. you have to snug it up all the way to ensure that your coil wont get disrupted. but even snugged all the way up, it still protrudes more than enough to make connection with your mods pos pin. obviously having an adjustable pos pin is preferred for this atty, like the chi you has. and as a bonus it looks magnificent on the chi you. if you back that pin out, it loosens the housing of the pos lead which can cause the pos housing to spin and screw everything up. its an easy "fix", but a necessary one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kemosabe View Post
    i have the first FT kayfun. the one that was listed at the end of october and just got into the hands of the buyers within the last few weeks. this one:

    https://www.fasttech.com/p/1494700
    Yeah, jeez, I ordered mine on Nov 1st. It is FINALLY in Los Angeles after Singpost got their crap together... since I'm in the LA area, I expect it either this week or early next week.

    i do get a whistle however. do you think this is the tobeco version, Endor?
    whats funny is that i didnt even realize it whistled until i read your comment. so i took a vape to see and lo and behold it whistles lol.
    Hard to tell, but I don't think so.

    FastTech does now have the Tobeco version as a Kayfun Lite clone ($26.70 Kayfun Lite Styled Rebuildable Atomizer (4.5mL) at FastTech - Worldwide Free Shipping).

    However, the one we ordered is a 3.1ES version and I believe it is from a different manufacturer. There was some talk about it being made by HCigar, and it does look like other HCigar clones I've seen on eBay, but nobody really knows for sure.

    Oddly enough, Phil Busardo just mentioned in his recent review of the KFL+ that the real one also whistles a bit, so it's not just a clone thing.

    Regarding the positive pin... that's a good point. On the EHPRO 3.1ES version, it is designed like the Russian in that the pos pin screws into another pin that holds the two build deck pieces on, so you can unscrew the pos pin/bottom catch cup without disrupting your build at all. I don't know if the EHPRO KFL or the Tobeco have this same design... I've never removed the positive pin since they don't have a catch cup to clean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kemosabe View Post
    one thing to note on mine is that you cant use the adjustable pos pin. you have to snug it up all the way to ensure that your coil wont get disrupted. but even snugged all the way up, it still protrudes more than enough to make connection with your mods pos pin. obviously having an adjustable pos pin is preferred for this atty, like the chi you has. and as a bonus it looks magnificent on the chi you. if you back that pin out, it loosens the housing of the pos lead which can cause the pos housing to spin and screw everything up. its an easy "fix", but a necessary one.
    I'm not sure how the FT clone is constructed, but the following post helped me with the same problem with my Russian 91%:

    "The Russian" 91% (Kayfun Lite Clone With A Twist)

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    I have a real KFL+ and the tobeco clone. The tobeco clone is a leaky POS out of the fill screw, its almost unusable.

    Anyone that has the tobeco clone have a solution for the leaky screw?
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    I have a FT sold Kayfun 3.1. Mine does not whistle and the finish matches my Semovar really close. Im pretty stoked about it. You can also use tjis mone in "Hybrid Mode" if you have a Semovar......I am vaping this set up now. Its one very quiet and smooth vape.

    The 13.00 Rocket from FT vapes exactly the same.....no whistle there either. Cant use in Hybrid Mode (Russian copy)

    The screws on top of the FT sold Kayfun 3.1 are beefier than the Rocket.

    The rocket has a chrome cheap look to it.

    My Two Cents...
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    There have been reports of some of the FT KF/KFL+/R91 clones ($15-22+ verions) as having a chrome plated positive deck. The deck on the tobeco clone ($26 version) I have is made of SS. I also have a Rocket from FT and I'm sure it's aluminum, poly, and chromed brass construction.
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    I am too looking for a russian clone and I have heard that the tobeco one sucks and not as good of a quality as the ehpro or hcigar. Anyone has links especially links to where they have purchased their ehpro or hcigar russian from.
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