method978: Great great review tactics and presented with engineering ethic and moral reasoning tactics directed towards the consumer. Your also somber, unlike Grimm, and various others. Thus, more creditablity, great job.
Look forward to your newest reviews...:)
m35a2lover: Can you please make a video on how you take measurements on devices with the oscilloscope ?
Anthony Tanchak: I have the Lavatube v2.5, which updates the V2.0 to VW to go along with the VV. Everything else about the device is the same (materials, screen, shape, etc). My only gripe with teh device, and Phil had this as a thumbs down in this video, is the 510 connection. My wife is on her 3rd Lavatube, and I am on my 4th. The fist 2 lavatubes we had, both developed problems with teh 510 connection. They worked fine out of the box and when the fist devcie was placed on it, however, for whatever reason, teh 510 would fail when a different device was screwed onto it. For instance, I put my Kayfun on the device first. Than, I replaced teh Kayfun with an Aspire BDC Vivi Nova clearo, an dthe 510 connection would not read the Aspire (when checking the resistance, the Lavatube displayed 9.9 ohms, meaning no device was found). I had to back off teh aspire tank a 1/4-1/2 turn in order for the Lavatube to read the resistance and allow me to vape. Then, I took off teh aspire and replaced it with the Kayfun, and the exact thing woudl happen with the kayfun. In fact, afer a few days, the Lavatube stopped reading all devices, no matter how much I backed each devce off. When I retruned it to Volcano E-Cigs, they stated that the insulator became damaged. This happened to a total of 4 devices (2 w/ the wife, and 2 w/ me). The third ones we received work fine. Not sure if it was a known problem and they fixed it on all of teh Lavatubes or not, but the 510 problem is no longer there for the most part (I will occasionally get th issue again when using a 510/ego adapter for my evod clearo.) Volcano Cigs also recomended ONLY using thier cart tanks with the Lavatube as their cartos' 510 connections are made to be the same legth as teh depth of the device's 510 connection. Using any other 510 devcie is not recommended and can void the warranty!!
The 3rd one I recieved had to go back due to the threading "siezing" and I was unable to uncrew the device to change the battery. Volcano Cigs stated that the threading issue can happen especially if the threads are not cleaned regularly (being that the device is aluminium and not SS, the threads are "softer" and can degrade slightly over time especially if dirty.) Volcano Cigs also recomended using a good lubricant on the threads to help with thier lifespan as well.
All in all, a good device, onc ethe issues were cleared up. I do, however, gice Volcano Cigs a HUGE thumbs up for thier custimer service. They replaced all my Lavatube v2.5's with no issues, and I received a new one in a little over a week after sending my faulty ones back. Their customer service reps were knowledgeable and friendly and answered all my emails within 24 hours.
Tyler Portik: Phil is Definantly the most influential vaper on the web, looking to get a v2.5 but this review showed all I needed to k ow hope they're as accurate with wattage as they're voltage because I'm going to get one this week.
nyjeterss: going to review the 2.5 version anytime soon!!!!?????
Kaarle Nurmi: A big fast mouse cursor running across the screen a few times at 02:03 ;)
PJo336: Really wish they had a recessed threading, that sucks its not for my iclear 16s
Joshua Beam: What's the improvement opposed to the V2.5? Looks like they've added variable wattage.
Jeffrey Dunnage: Sorry about the negative post. Misdirected anger. love your presentation and humour. No hard feelings. post removed
MSP Pando: Do you go around to every Lavatube review and cut & paste the same thing about Volcano eCigs and Lavatube? You've been busy.
Steven Sawyer: Nice looking device, great review.
natedoggcata: I am absolutely DONE with all Volcano products. Their quality has dropped significantly in the last year
michael b: volcanoecigs now has a lavatube 2.5.its vv/wattage and 2 other features I don't know about.
Ryvin Vapes Wunder: Awesome Review!! I ordered one off their labor day sale and have been vaping with it a week now, I have no battery rattle, it feels pretty secure and produces some great vapor. Love the easy menu system. Thanks Phil! Couldn't go wrong for under 50 bucks! :D
gonzovaporpell: Always wanted to snag one of these but always ended up buying another Provari or a new limited mech or genny. Usually Provari lol. Just love em but gotta have a good mech (or few) around when you love gennys!!!
Jayson King: In the Lava Tube V@, can you use a higher mah battery of the same size that's rechargeable? Any feedback would be helpful. Just bought mine last night.
Kangiten: PureVape.com supply them. They are a UK bases supplier
Derek J Holak: Would you happen to know where else I can purchase a Lavatube other than VocanoEcigs? The only colors they have to offer are gold, pink and red. I am wanting a black one.
spookanide: These guts look like an old version of the Vamo? What's with that.