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    Default Wanting to be a new REO owner, couple questions!

    Hey guys, been vaping now for 3 years, have had my share of quality high end mods, but somehow never ended up with a REO!

    Getting more into RBA's these days, and am really starting to wish I had a REO to play with, instead of bothering with dripping constantly, or disassembling and draining my whole Kayfun just to work on the coil.



    So I have a few questions before I make a purchase;

    I keep seeing mentioned the upgraded firing pin and fuse setup that has less voltage drop. It seems like there is some kind of official update in the works? Is this going to be standard on all mech REO Grands soon? If I order one now, I assume I won't get this upgrade, and would have to purchase it later correct?

    I also keep seeing mentioned having the catch cup milled down before ordering, is this something you can request be done at time of order somehow? Can this be done to any of the finishes that are shown as "in stock" or only to certain finishes?


    I am a staunch supporter of proper VW (ex. EVOLV chips), and I certainly have some reservations getting a mech mod again, but there is just something about the REO that calls to me...

    I would get the VV Reo if it did not require stacked batteries, man it would be awesome to have an official DNA20 REO...
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    So, I'm told that Rob is offering milled REOs on the site now. (milling before painting leads to a full paint job). I think you can request a particular color in a milled version by way of a PM to redeyedancer (Rob) . . . . . .just speculation, tho. If you bought a REO today, you would need to order the upgrade kit for spring and firing pin when it becomes available. I don't see a reason to wait unless you vape below ~.8Ω. That's where the difference becomes noticeable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pdib View Post
    So, I'm told that Rob is offering milled REOs on the site now. (milling before painting leads to a full paint job). I think you can request a particular color in a milled version by way of a PM to redeyedancer (Rob) . . . . . .just speculation, tho. If you bought a REO today, you would need to order the upgrade kit for spring and firing pin when it becomes available. I don't see a reason to wait unless you vape below ~.8Ω. That's where the difference becomes noticeable.

    Thanks, for the most part I do not have any need to go under 1 ohm, but I do have a dual coil RDA that I like to build down at .7 or so, though I am not really convinced that the hit on the battery life is really worth it over a properly built single coil.
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    Dibby is quick and right. The milled ones are being sold as Low Profile Reo Grand. Waiting for the up grade is up to you . I don't know if it's been said or not but I think they will be on all new mods. I do know Rob is asking for 5000 of them from his supplier. I don't think a DNA is in the works or ever will be if you want a VV I'd say get one now. I (and this is only my thinking) think they won't be around much longer

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    I've also been vaping for three years this month and was also sold on Evolv, I even had a Darwin. I was also worried about going to mechanical but took the leap and I'm so glad I did, much better vap. When I thought about it, once I dialed in the wattage on a device it never really changed. So with the Reo once you dial in your coil build it's the same thing really.

    If you're not going below .7 ohm no reason to worry about the low ohm kit, the people going super low were melting buttons. I stay in the .8 to 1.2 ohm range. When we get the kit it will give us better battery life, the current rebuilt kit is only $23 so I don't expect the new kit to be to bad. Rob is very fair in his pricing.

    I sent Rob a PM to get the Reo I wanted in a low profile.


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    i don't think the sub ohm kit is coming out for the VV Grand is it?

    but i say even if you did get one for that .7 ohm coil you could always buy another one when the kit comes out so you can have a sub ohm grand with the kit and another for conservatively vaping........but with the VV i think you won't be upset with you purchase.

    Oh and no need for the fuse mod or firing pin mod for the VV.......just place battery, turn dial and vape away

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    The VV is completely different design with the chip and wires being the limiting factor, so you're never going to push .3 ohm coil on a VV. The kit is for the mechanicals with beryllium copper firing pin and spring to lower the resistance of those components. The lower resistance of these will lower the voltage drop and the firing pin won't heat up melting the button.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Krazirob View Post
    i don't think the sub ohm kit is coming out for the VV Grand is it?

    but i say even if you did get one for that .7 ohm coil you could always buy another one when the kit comes out so you can have a sub ohm grand with the kit and another for conservatively vaping........but with the VV i think you won't be upset with you purchase.

    Oh and no need for the fuse mod or firing pin mod for the VV.......just place battery, turn dial and vape away
    theres no point going sub ohm on a VV up the volts to get the same effect besides the vv won't fire much under 1.5 ohm anyways

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justice View Post
    theres no point going sub ohm on a VV up the volts to get the same effect besides the vv won't fire much under 1.5 ohm anyways
    thats what i figured.....was just trying to explain the VV and Grand modifications to him......thanks for clarifying

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    Rob stated somewhere in the woodvil thread his desire to discontinue the VV models, and transition to a VW model that uses the drop in 18mm format regulation devices, aka the Kick, the Crown etc. When the regulation module goes bad/fails, or gets updated (Kick 3, Kick4 etc) you swap it out. He also said ideally it would be able to function as a mechanical without the module as well. Sounds killer to me!

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