Chi You Brass Clone?

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  1. III BIRDMAN III

    III BIRDMAN III Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I am seeing a pre order for a clone of the Brass Chi You.
    $100 USD... Hmmm Seems fishy

    Being I am probably never going to be able to buy the real deal.
    Thinking of grabbing this thing...... Thoughts?
    Thanks in advance....
     
  2. III BIRDMAN III

    III BIRDMAN III Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Not a single response?
    Geese I did not make the thing y'all LOL!!!

    Just seen it and thought it would be only right to bring it here so people know.
    Clones are out and beware because they are supposed to be spot on...
     
  3. Royaldrunker

    Royaldrunker Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    The price is $34 for the clone

    Dont know where you seen it for $100


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  4. Worzel

    Worzel Super Member ECF Veteran

    It is best to post a link or pic so we know what we are looking at.
     
  5. st0nedpenguin

    st0nedpenguin Moved On Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I assume he's referring to the shady looking one on Ebay.
     
  6. III BIRDMAN III

    III BIRDMAN III Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Yes i seen it on ebay lol

    I did not want to post any links....
    Was just trying to get peoples opinion on the clone.
    Knowing people that knew about it would already know of it...
    Thanks
     
  7. III BIRDMAN III

    III BIRDMAN III Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Where did you see it for $34?
     
  8. Royaldrunker

    Royaldrunker Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Vapertek




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  9. Royaldrunker

    Royaldrunker Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Its a bagua/ chi u clone running 18350 and 18650


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  10. Royaldrunker

    Royaldrunker Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I thought about this one but i have 5 clones now

    For the xtra $180 im pickin up the chi you end of august


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  11. Lhartman89

    Lhartman89 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    VT is now offering the brass version with no logos.
     
  12. ZTKT

    ZTKT Full Member Verified Member

    That's pretty interesting..

    The "reputable" clone is SureFire's KING mod.

    Not identical, but a pretty obvious play off the Chi You.
     
  13. the4thpower3

    the4thpower3 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I pre-ordered the brass - no logo chi-you/ba gua clone from VaportekUsa.
    Here: Bagua Clone 18350/18650 "Pre Order"

    I know it says Ba Gua clone, but a lot of the China cloners/manufacturers can't seem to get their APV clones straight. They seem to "blend" things together. Either that or they do it on purpose for cross-marketing.

    It's obviously a Chi-You type clone. The lock ring and adjustable air flow top cap looks much more like the Chi-You.
    They just screwed up and put Ba Gua logos on it. That's why I ordered the brass model with no logos.

    The Ba Gua in 18650 (which are very rare - usually only seen in 14500 - but this ti model was 18650 BaGua 22MM Ti 18650 - Polished Finish)
    does look a little bit like the Chi-You - but actually more like a Nemesis with a Caravela top.

    This Sigelei is definitely not a Ba Gua clone.

    It looks like HCigar is making a Chi-You clone too. I haven't seen any resellers yet.
    And not sure if it comes with the correct logos - my Sentinal V3 clone made by HCigar does not have the Grand Vapor logo on it.

    Any how, if Sigelei got the switch done well and that airflow control works, I'll be happy. I like to use bottom air fed toppers like carto tanks, bccs, and oddys - flush mounted. Airflow becomes a problem with mods without proper air flow for these.
    This Sigelei looks like it would be perfect for them.
     
  14. Lhartman89

    Lhartman89 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

  15. st0nedpenguin

    st0nedpenguin Moved On Verified Member ECF Veteran

  16. gotbeer

    gotbeer Full Member

    Ciggysvapespot.com is doing a preorder on chi you clones, from the pictures look like the same thing and they also posted it as being silver platted? Has all the engravings and stuff what do you guys think about this?
     
  17. Lhartman89

    Lhartman89 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I have one of the Hcigar one's coming on Monday. I'll post some pics and stuff when I get it if no one beats me too it.
     
  18. the4thpower3

    the4thpower3 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Where did you order it from?
     
  19. Lhartman89

    Lhartman89 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I got it from a co-op and it's not brass. It's the SS one. They haven't released the brass version because they were having issues with the quality of the brass. They should be selling them soon.
     
  20. Lhartman89

    Lhartman89 Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    I got my Chi You clone today. It is really nice. All brass adjustable contacts. Comes with an 18650 tube and an 18500 tube and will fit an 18350 in the main tube. The throw of the switch is super short and easy. Engravings looks great.

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