I’ve been vaping for about 4 years and using a Reo VV Grand for the last 3, along with a ERA RBA. But the VVG seems to have given up the ghost and it’s time for a new mod.
The timing is actually not too bad, because I’ve been itching for a new toy lately anyway–you all know what I mean–so I’ve done some preliminary shopping. But with my VVG having crossed the Rainbow Bridge tonight, I don’t have the luxury of ordering online and waiting. I need to go into a vape shop first thing tomorrow and just buy something. I dread it because the shops I’ve browsed in are really gearhead-ish and I’ve had about enough of young whippersnappers calling my 3-year old gear ‘old school’ and talking to me like I’m an idiot. Ugh, that’s so annoying! My hobby isn’t vape gear. I vape because it’s superior to smoking analogs, and that’s all it is to me–an excellent alternative to a bad habit.
I just want an easy and reliable device that gives major throat hit and doesn’t look like a giant, um, neck massager. So I want a box mod, preferably on the smaller side, that is suitable for chain-vaping. So I need an RTA, too, I suppose. The RTA needs to be easy to rebuild. I would like to spend as little as possible, but will spend a little more for something that is good-looking or is notably superior to cheaper choices.
The local shops are selling these VV mods in my price range:
ZNA 30 clone
eLeaf iStick 50
IPV Mini 30W
The ZNA clone was already on my radar because I like its looks. However, TH and flavor are my top priorities. I don’t care about clouds.
I don’t even know if I need a regulated VV. Before I had my Reo VVG, I used a Reo Mini, so my experience is pretty limited. Will having a regulated VV mod make my vaping experience easier and more consistent? I’m not a person who cares about technology for technology’s sake. I only care about whether the device will do what I want it to do.
Which of these do you think I should consider most seriously, and why? And also, if you have a recommendation for me on any of these mods, can you also recommend an RTA to go with it? I think a single coil would be best for me–does that sound right?
I would prefer a non-integrated battery, but I can live with that if the price is low. I’m usually near a USB port.
Sorry for being so needy! I’ve done a ton of reading here over the past few weeks, and I just keep getting more confused. Ultimately, I trust you all here on <acronym title="e-cigarette Forum”>ECF much more than the guys in the shops.
Thanks, folks, for any help you can offer! I’m 4+ years smokefree after a 2-pack a day/35 year habit, & I never would have been able to do that if it weren’t for <acronym title="e-cigarette Forum”>ECF.