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RDA Anyone with the Radar Rda ?

Discussion in 'RDA' started by QcVaper, Jan 7, 2018.

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  1. QcVaper

    QcVaper Ultra Member

    Jun 17, 2017
    Canada/Quebec
    So i've basically just bought the Gbox from geekvape (excellent piece of kit imho)
    Comes with the radar RDA which overall aint too bad at all, but the orings that keep the barrel in place are kinda loose and there's absolutely no resistance when pulling the barrel off, for some it might be good since it's easier then to check your deck and all but i like when it feels at least secure on there. I'm just wondering if anyone has the rda and if they have the same loose fit on the barrel section?


    NB: for anyone wondering the radar is still imho an easy and cloud chucking rda,has great airflow which i use for a bit of bottom air on mine (dual fused claptons .21 0hms at 62 watts, 3mm)nice flavor too.Nothing fancy,no lights or anything useless of the sort, just a well working piece of kit tbh,and a nice and quick ramp up time, i barely ever purge before inhaling on that thing lol.
     
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  2. HenTheKing

    HenTheKing Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Feb 2, 2016
    Essex, UK
    My rings are fine.


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  3. Don29palms

    Don29palms Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2014
    joshua tree, ca
    My Gbox should be here tomorrow.
     
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  4. the dog

    the dog Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 2, 2016
    Mine was the same as yours and took the oring kit out of my machine and used oring for oring face fittings they have a little bit of a flat side and it works awesome go to hydraulic shop with your oring and ask for same size but oring face fitting
     
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  5. pizzadave80

    pizzadave80 Full Member

    Dec 23, 2016
    I have the same issue with mine. Not too impressed with the radar though so I probably won't mess with it to get tighter rings. I felt the metal to be too thin and it gets hot. It vapes nice though... Just don't like the heat. Going to try with a less aggressive build and see if I like it better.

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  6. QcVaper

    QcVaper Ultra Member

    Jun 17, 2017
    Canada/Quebec
    i've had better luck with another drip tip, seems to feel less hot with a longer one.
    Though the barrell itself seems to be less hot than my peerless gets (doubt the radar is made of aluminium)
     
  7. Don29palms

    Don29palms Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2014
    joshua tree, ca
    I have no love for the Radar so far. Orings are loose and this thing gets HOT! To be fair I haven't really had a chance to play with it much. I threw my Goon on the Gbox and all is well.
     
  8. QcVaper

    QcVaper Ultra Member

    Jun 17, 2017
    Canada/Quebec
    Yeah mine's loose aswell but they hold on fine, heat wise yeah it gets hot but only when i chain vape that thing alot (which i don't usually do). Obviously not the best rda but i like the squonking on it not to shabby tbh.
     
  9. Don29palms

    Don29palms Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2014
    joshua tree, ca
    I threw in some nichrome 80 rectangle wire coils. 3mm id 7 wraps spaced .19ohms at 60 watts. It really helped keep the heat down. Good flavor and clouds. Tomorrow I want to find some better orings. I also put on one of my drip tips. I think the Radar is ok at best. Nothing to write home about but not the worst either.
     
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  10. Don29palms

    Don29palms Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2014
    joshua tree, ca
    I've been using the Radar for a coiple of days now. I'm suprised to say with the right build, better orings and a better drip tip it's not a bad RDA. Ok flavor and decent clouds. I wouldn't recommend for anyone to go out of their way to buy one though.
     
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  11. QcVaper

    QcVaper Ultra Member

    Jun 17, 2017
    Canada/Quebec
    I agree with this,it's a good rda but nothing special besides the weird deck, imho not worth buying by itself.
     
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