The new caravela clone sigelei 8w

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  1. Pazazu

    Pazazu Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 17, 2013
    North Carolina
    This one looks even nicer than the last caravela clone. I said screw it and got one. Will let you all know how it pans out :) Sigelei 8W "Caravella Clone"
     
  2. st0nedpenguin

    st0nedpenguin Moved On Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 24, 2010
    WA
    The top cap is a giant bag of derp.
     
  3. Pazazu

    Pazazu Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 17, 2013
    North Carolina
    Whoa holy cow it sure is isn't it? Damn, hope I can cancel the order lol
     
  4. Technonut

    Technonut
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    Hmmm... Sucks being 50 years old, and out-of-the-loop on current slang... (perhaps it's my geographical location :?: )


     
  5. Fury83

    Fury83 Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 14, 2012
    Nowhere
    Actually it looks like an atomo clone up top but with a caravela clones button

    with some derp added
     
  6. look30

    look30 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 10, 2013
    California
    Is the button magnetic or mechanical.
    Vaportek has done a crappy job describing it to us.
     
  7. opuscroakus

    opuscroakus Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 3, 2009
    San Angelo, Tx
    I'm confused as to the concern over the top cop. If it is the design, it will be covered when you have a tank on it. What's the problem?
     
  8. Fury83

    Fury83 Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 14, 2012
    Nowhere
    I think you're confusing concern with thinking it's silly. It seems like Sigelei found people like the nzonic cap with stuff on it, so let's puts stuff on this one too. Kind of like how everything on their site seems to have a sleeve now since people started liking the empire clones.
     
  9. cedric212

    cedric212 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Columbus, Ohio
    Sigelei's Caravela clone? :facepalm: Does it have adjustable center pin or should we wait until a v2 release to include a spring like the #19/20? <smh>
     
  10. st0nedpenguin

    st0nedpenguin Moved On Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 24, 2010
    WA
    It's about 5x longer than it needs to be due to the two piece design with ego connector.

    China needs to drop the ego connector and start putting flat caps on their mechs, if people wanna run clearos they can use an adapter.
     
  11. look30

    look30 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 10, 2013
    California
    for me the presence of eGo is a plus.
    I know might not sound good to you bu I want to use my Evod's from time to time.

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  12. floatingtrem

    floatingtrem Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 15, 2013
    Minneapolis, MN
    I just threw down an order for this.

    I was considering a #8, and this seemed like a better choice. Based on photos (so who really knows) it looks like it will outperform most Chinese mech mods out of the box. I hope that actually is the case.

    The top cap isn't great. The ego threads are just plain silly. That said, I'll probably end up turning it into an RSST hybrid, so really, who cares?
     
  13. cowfood

    cowfood Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 5, 2012
    Raleigh
    GL with the Hybrid. Fusions SG-1 was for the #8 not the #8w but, maybe they have the same threads, cross fingers :D All in all, this looks to be a step above the other $30 caravela mod, but really, another $30 wasted towards a decent mod. The ehpro is good, damn good, a mod in it's own right, hell, save another $30 and you have a GP LUX ! Judging by the pics I can say - wait. Better is coming... Not necessarily from China.
    -er edit Gp lux 120 euro.. Still, worth the wait.. Sigelei #13 if you cant for the win.
    I really do hope the Sigelei 8w is what it is hyped up to be. So in all ernesty I want this mod to meet and exceed everyones expectations :)

    -CF
     
  14. cowfood

    cowfood Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 5, 2012
    Raleigh
    Actually, what am I saying.. After a look at the top cap pics, I am horrified. Not because of the length, but because the top cap is a two part system.. The top cap has a bottom cap that screws onto the battery tube and screws into the top cap housing? .... Check the pics out at vapor tek's website.. Not a clone imo, totally on it's own beast.

    -CF
     
  15. crxess

    crxess Grumpy Ole Man Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Sep 20, 2012
    Williamsport Md
    #8 Nzonic(?) cap would fit - wonder if they will offer it in gold tone?
     
  16. ebhomepc

    ebhomepc Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 21, 2013
    United Kingdom
    I personality think it looks very nice inc the top cap I won't use the ego threads but +1 to sigelei for adding them I'm sure there's lots of people who will use them. Personally I think its the best looking sigelei mod they have made and I hope it performs well as I have a preorde.

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  17. billfirth3

    billfirth3 Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 5, 2013
    Frisco, TX
    Where is the original I don't want a clone
     
  18. Technonut

    Technonut
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    If you don't want to jump through the hoops, and wait for months at a chance for Caravela, I see them auctioned on the Caravela forum (Google is your friend) for between $1000-1500.00 ... :shock:
     
  19. minimalsaint

    minimalsaint Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Oct 4, 2012
    Michigan
    I would pay $1000 for a tube with a fishing boat etched on the side. It's a no-brainer!
     
  20. GB023

    GB023 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jun 10, 2012
    Great Northwest
    Would have to be towing a fishing boat for me
     
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