Ego style VV (3-6V) but runs on replacable 14500 batteries? (@.@)

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  1. cedric212

    cedric212 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Columbus, Ohio
    Ego Variable Volt V2 (Stainless Steel)

    With all the positive reviews on Ego Twist and Kgo VV, not sure why this unit isn't getting any attention on ECF. Long story short, I love my Ego Twist for it's size and VV feature, but I hate the thought of having to purchase these made in China "throwaways" every 6-12 months once the battery stops holding a charge. As I was looking for ideas for my next setup I stumbled onto this unit but I can't find any reviews on ECF.

    So what do you guys think? :confused:
     
  2. lumberjack

    lumberjack Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 30, 2012
    TX, USA
    OK, haven't seen that one before. Thanks for the heads up.

    I would choose that over a disposable Twist, given similar functionality.
     
  3. wseternmd

    wseternmd Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 26, 2012
    westernport, md
    Phil Busardo at Taste your Juice.com is going to do a review on this unit sometime in the near future.
     
  4. lumberjack

    lumberjack Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 30, 2012
    TX, USA
    Great! Looking forward to that or any other review. This device is certainly on my radar.
     
  5. skelley

    skelley Super Member ECF Veteran

    Seems like many VVPV out and about. I like the idea of the replaceable batts.
    I see Vision came out with the Spinner also. It's like the twist, but with easier to read numbers and knurling on the dial.
     
  6. cedric212

    cedric212 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Columbus, Ohio
    LOL, I've PMed PBusardo and asked him to do a review on this as well. Since this unit uses Li-ion batteries, I'm concerned with the safety features (i.e., air vent, battery heat spring). Ego VV with replaceable battery is definitely something to look forward to, I will update this thread once more is known about this unit. :vapor:
     
  7. IMWylde

    IMWylde Super Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 3, 2010
    USA
    This looks like a decent item. Battery life wont be all that but hell its nicely done. Can't wait for a review.
     
  8. fourthrok

    fourthrok Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 12, 2012
    Watertown, NY
    VERY interesting!! Going to keep my eye on this one!
     
  9. billherbst

    billherbst Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Oct 21, 2010
    Florence, Oregon
    Good idea, nice specs, and the price is right. We don't know much about this device yet, however. Beside the unknowns (quality control, durability, possible early-production run glitches, etc.), length might be an issue for some people (me among them). Put a 3" stardust or similar tank on a 5.25" tube, and the overall length is then more than 8".

    That's not necessarily a deal-breaker, but I wouldn't trust standing it upright on a tabletop. Too shaky on its narrow base.
     
  10. Lemeduit

    Lemeduit Registered Supplier ECF Veteran

    May 5, 2012
    Chicago
    Just lost a Kgo bat and was about to jump on the new Kgo vv after testing a twist style one. But, this looks interesting. 14500 batteries have been good to me. Hopefully the review is coming soon or someone here has one and will provide some feedback.
     
  11. MrWarspite

    MrWarspite Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Mar 20, 2012
    North Carolina
    ive been waiting to hear about this as well. I have 6 14500 batteries from box mod's that need a home so this is certainly on my radar.
     
  12. iuseaspork

    iuseaspork Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 2, 2011
    ohio
    I have one of these ordered. As long as it works about like my twist, it is what I've been waiting for. I wanted to get in before pbusardo's review. I'd rather risk poor performance than being out of stock.
     
  13. skelley

    skelley Super Member ECF Veteran

    LOL, that's about the truth. Thanks for the laugh, I needed that today...lol.

     
  14. iKenpachi

    iKenpachi Full Member

    thx for the heads up.
     
  15. lumberjack

    lumberjack Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 30, 2012
    TX, USA
  16. MrWarspite

    MrWarspite Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Mar 20, 2012
    North Carolina
    im glad he did the cut in's with the correct batteries. My provari does the same thing with trustfires. It's not the device cutting out, its the battery protection circuit tripping on over discharge.
     
  17. MrWarspite

    MrWarspite Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Mar 20, 2012
    North Carolina
    I'd like to see a vent hole, then ill be buying one. Or i could drill a vent hole myself....hmm
     
  18. cedric212

    cedric212 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Columbus, Ohio
    Just finished watching the review and was ready to place an order....until I realized it's already OOS :blink:
     
  19. lumberjack

    lumberjack Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 30, 2012
    TX, USA
    Looks like iuseaspork correctly predicted that would happen. :)
     
  20. iKenpachi

    iKenpachi Full Member

    i know this has nothing to do with the device but the whole OOS thing happened when he did his last juice review as well.
     
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