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  1. Zbeast08

    Zbeast08 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    To change a mini provari to use the 650 batteries, you will need a tatroe ring and the extension cap, correct? If I am extending the satin silver mini, shouldn't I buy a polished extension cap to match better with the tatroe ring that attaches to the base? Would the flat base be able to be used during this arrangement? I'm a little confused....I have 2 complete tatroe stands-silver and brass- and extension caps for the red, silver, and black. What I want to do is extend the black or silver to 650 mode with matching pieces, help? Last piece of the puzzle, I saw a twins thing on amtistique for the mini, I think to do the same thing and would be the exact same color, type! If anyone has this on your units, please share pics so I can be sure that if I need to order more items to make my mini a 650 with compatible pieces that match!! Please advise!
     
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    If you want to extend a Satin Mini to 650 mode and have it look "factory", the best option is a Tatroe extension plus a ProVape Satin extension cap.

    Polished is shinier than your Satin.
     
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    Here's a pic of a Satin Full (it's all I got) with the Tatroe and ProVape Satin ext cap. The Tatroe isn't a direct match, but it looks good.

    I am not aware of any extension ring that will be a direct Satin match, to the paint ProVape uses.

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    serenity21899 Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    The black ProVari on the left has the Twins, the silver on the right has a Tatroe base and one ring:

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    There is no paint on the silver. It's just sandblasted metal. Get a shiny beauty ring or use a stainless steel tank for it to match up.
     
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    Cingulum completo with 2 rings in brass (please ignore hubby's cheese popcorn hand):

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    Two Tatroe rings and regular endcap:

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    And one Tatroe ring with a Polished extension cap:

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    Just for comparison - Tatroe ring and regular extension cap. Also a Loki Labs ProRing and SS1 carto tank:

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    Zbeast08 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    That is what I have now but was curious of the polished end cap would be more the same as the tatroe? The end cap and top cap
    On the mini are shinier than the satin, just curious!!
     
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    Thanks but not trying to match up with the satin but wanting the 2 extensions to match as close as possible!!
     
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    Just found my answer....number 2....2 tatroe rings with the endcap. I guess that would be a perfect match of joining rings!!
     
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    Thanks to all for the responses but I am still curious if the polished extension cap from Provape will match the tatroe extension, anyone have this combo, then I will know to either buy another Tatroe or just a polished extension endcap! I am talking about the new polished ss extension cap for the provari!
     
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    The polished SS ext from ProVape looks like a high luster polish. While the tatroe is "semi-polished" if you will.

    Also remember, cameras (phone cameras especially) don't capture finishes very well. The pic I posted earlier, looks like a closer match IRL. And I think you're prolly gonna be most satisfied with your plan for two tatroes stacked. Plus that still gives you the capacity to swap the end for a tatroe foot.

    One more example, and I think I got a better angle to capture the difference in finishes. Satin Provari, Tatroe Ext, KirF Polished Ext.
    Polished SS is a lesser match to the Satin finish of the Provari than the Tatroe, IMHO.

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    I was unsure. I'm still skeptical. But upon closer inspection I cannot confirm either, so I'll choose your side, because you say it with such conviction.:D
     
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    I'd say that the fact that the satin silver is $15 less than the painted options ought to be convincing enough...lol
     
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    My personal mantra is that of "I ment to do that"
    I do quite a bit of sewing and occasionally home improvement projects and sometimes you come across that decision of use 2 fabrics (or paint or whatever) that are close but not 100% matches and it would drive me crazy. I tend to err on going the complete opposite direction and make an intentional mismatch and I think it looks better.
    If it were me I'd do the same thing here and rather than go for close but not matching id pick something intentionally obvious. Black or colored.... But I rather enjoy the color blocked look.
     
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    Tatroe Rings and Cones are back in stock at Cigtechs if anyone was waiting...

    All styles of Kir Fanis rings and extensions are in stock today too.
     
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    I have a black mini and use two Tatroe rings and the stock bottom cap and it looks great IMO. I also use the Tatoe tank most of the time, for now, I have a Russian 99% on the way. Anyway, it looks great with the stacked rings at the bottom, you can't even tell there not one piece, and the matching brushed Tatroe tank on top!!!!
    Sorry I don't have a pic to post!!
     
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    We'll see if this works
     
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