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Eleaf iStick Nowos
Eleaf iStick Nowos
10/10 icon-question Review score
  • Unique, "screen-less" exterior design
  • Excellent build quality
  • Long-lasting battery

The Eleaf iStick Nowos is a single-cell device that can power up to 80W. The Nowos has an internal, 4400mAh battery and has a screen-less...

Eleaf ELLO Duro Tank
Eleaf Ello Duro Tank
  • Good build quality
  • The coils are easy to change
  • Two e-liquid capacities
Vaporesso NRG Sub-ohm Tank
Vaporesso NRG Sub-ohm Tank
  • Several GT coil options
  • Adjustable bottom airflow
  • Lightweight and durable

A Look at Vape Vibe

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Vape Vibe is both an online and in-person vape retailer. The brand has five locations for vapers in central and southwestern Pennsylvania. But anyone can browse its website for top-notch vape gear as well. The website is well-organized, and all product options are apparent.

Users can select from over twenty different vape juice brands. Styles of e-juice are also featured. Users can choose between regular or nicotine salt e-juice on the Vape Vibe website.

Customers can also browse Vape Vibe’s extensive collection of coils, wire and wick material for rebuildable atomizers.

The company features tanks from major brands like Aspire, Wismec, and Vaporesso. There are also several tank options for sub-ohm vapers, although the site does not feature any rebuildable or bottom-feeder atomizers. The site has options for beginner and first-time vapers.

Users can choose from AIO devices like the Joyetech eGo AIO or pod devices like the Vladdin or the SMOK Nord. Vape Vibe offers free shipping for orders over $50 and free shipping in PA for orders over $10. It also provides a 14-day warranty on all items so users can return any damaged, defective, or Buyer’s Remorse products.

Products on Offer


#1 Eleaf iStick Nowos

Innovative Exterior Design

10/10 icon-question Review score
E-liquid Capacity:
2 mL / 6.5 mL
Battery Capacity:
4400 mAh
Output Wattage:
80 W
Output Voltage:
9 V
Resistance Ra:
0.1-3.0 ohm
Colors:
red, blue, silver, dazzling
Compatible with:
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Pros:

  • Unique, "screen-less" exterior design
  • Simple functioning
  • Easy-to-use
  • Excellent build quality
  • Long-lasting battery
  • USB-C charging

Cons:

  • Non-removable battery
  • No vaping outputs other than VW

The Eleaf iStick Nowos is a single-cell device that can power up to 80W. The Nowos has an internal, 4400mAh battery and has a screen-less design, although there is an LED behind the transparent side panels.

The unit stands at over 135mm with the tank (5.3″), which comes in the kit. The tank is the Eleaf Ello Duro that has a diameter of 25mm (0.9″) or 28mm (1.1″) as the tank has two e-liquid capacities (6.5ml) or (2ml).

The iStick Nowos has a single firing button on its lightweight frame. Two touch-sensitive adjustment buttons sit on the front-facing side of the unit. The mod itself uses USB-C charging to power up its internal battery, and there is a single reset button along its base in case of battery malfunction.


#2 Eleaf ELLO Duro Tank

Two E-Juice Capacities and New Coil Styles

9.5/10 icon-question Review score
E-liquid capacity:
6.5ml / 2ml
Diameter:
28mm (6.5ml version) / 26.5mm (2ml version)
Height:
54mm (6.5ml version) / 50mm (2ml version)
Weight:
57g (6.5ml version) / 51.5g (2ml version)
Compatible with:
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Vapor production
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Pros:

  • Easy-to-fill
  • Good build quality
  • The coils are easy to change
  • The excellent flavor from the coils
  • Two e-liquid capacities

Cons:

  • Leaking issues

The Eleaf ELLO Duro tank is a sub-ohm device capable of holding either 6.5ml or 2ml of e-juice. The tank has two glass pieces that users can switch out to increase e-liquid capacity. The ELLO Duro features glass and stainless steel construction. It also has a gold-plated 510-connection on the bottom.

The tank comes equipped with an 810-resin drip tip and features a slide-back top cap. The convenient top-cap allows for easy refilling and reveals the tank’s single fill port. The Duro kit includes two coils, and both rated as sub-ohm, 0.15ohm, and 0.2ohms, respectively. The coils are mesh-style, Kanthal wire coils that are either Net-type or Multi-Hole, both of which produce fantastic vapor.


#3 Vaporesso NRG Sub-ohm Tank

Quad-Core Coils with Cotton and Ceramic

9/10 icon-question Review score
Diameter:
26.5 mm
Juice Capacity:
5 mL
Construction:
Superior Stainlesss Steel
Resistance Range:
0.15-0.4 ohm
Compatible with:
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Vapor production
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Pros:

  • Several GT coil options
  • Adjustable bottom airflow
  • Easy-to-fill
  • Lightweight and durable
  • Excellent build quality

Cons:

  • No other drip tip option available

The Vaporesso NRG sub-ohm tank has a 5ml e-juice capacity that users can change to 2ml. The NRG is stainless steel and glass with a slide-back top cap for easy refilling. The Vaporesso NRG also features a 25.6mm (1.05″) diameter base with a 510-pin for secure connections to most mods.

The tank stands at 56mm tall (2.2″) and comes with a Delrin, 510-drip tip pre-installed. The NRG features a single layer of insulation between the tank and drip tip. This added feature prevents the mouthpiece from heating up when vaping at high temperatures.

The coils available for the NRG come from Vaporesso’s line of GT coils. GT coils have several ratings and can vape as low as 25W to 110W. The two atomizers included in the kit are the GT8 quad parallel coil and the GT4 quad coil, both rated at 0.15ohms.


#4 Triple Red by FLVR

Mouth-Watering, All-Crimson Flavors

8.5/10 icon-question Review score
Bottle Size:
100 mL
Nicotine Strength:
0, 3, and 6 mg
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30% PG
70% VG
Flavor quality
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Vapor production
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Throat hit
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Triple Red by FLVR combines three, all-red fruit flavors into a single vape juice. The tastes range from the savory and delicious to the tart and pungent. The three main profiles of this juice come from watermelon, strawberry, and raspberry. Vapers will first notice the watermelon. It bursts out of the cloud, like a watermelon exploding on impact after falling from a great height. This fruity impact is followed up by the strawberry notes, which are the prelude to final, sour notes that finish-up on the exhale.

Triple Red is available in a single 100ml bottle with three nicotine strengths. Users can choose from 0mg, 3mg, 6mg.


#5 WildFire by Propaganda Salts

Feed the Fire

8/10 icon-question Review score
Bottle Size:
30 mL
Nicotine Strength:
35 and 50 mg
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50% PG
50% VG
Flavor quality
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Vapor production
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Throat hit
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This nicotine-salt e-juice combines almonds and tobacco to create a unique, taste-bomb of flavors. Throw chocolate cookies, roasted almost and tobacco into the mix, and WildFire is what comes out. The vape begins with the unmistakable sweetness of baker-quality chocolate.

The inhale then reveals more profiles as the sweet chocolate gives way to the nutty deliciousness of subtle tobacco and almonds. The exhale brings all the flavors together for that sure-fire throat hit that comes with all tobacco-based e-juices. WildFire from Propaganda Salts comes in a single 30ml bottle. Users can choose from two nicotine salts strengths, 35mg and 50mg.

Delivery

The company offers free delivery within PA for orders above $10. The company delivers free of charge to all addresses within the continental US for orders that are over $50. Shipping takes between 3-5 days for all items.

Discounts

The brand has a 10% discount coupon on its site that users must print to use it at all five Vape Vibe locations in PA. The coupon is suitable for any transaction, but it is limited to one per customer and only to one sale. The offer is valid only for the month that the coupon is offered.

Warranty

The company offers a 14-day warranty period for any defective, damaged, or unwanted devices or hardware. Customers can only return items like e-liquid and tanks if they are unopened or unused. All returns and exchanges must be done with the customer’s receipt.

Customer Satisfaction

Customer reviews of Vape Vibe come mostly from the brick-and-mortar shops. These reviews are mainly positive. Many users have commended Vape Vibe’s staff, who are friendly and helpful, along with the wide-ranging selection of e-juice available at all locations.

The Competition

Vape Vibe vs. The Juul

The Juul brand is known the world over and has become one of the most popular e-cigarette brands. The Juul device is a closed-system device for vaping a patented nicotine salt formulation that offers users either a 20mg or 50mg nicotine strength.

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Juul operates internationally, and the device is available in many specialty vape shops, but also standard retail shops like Walmart and Target. The Juul had several pod flavors to go along with the device. Still, the company recently suspended sales of the fruit or dessert-flavored pods in response to a severe epidemic of teenage vaping.

Vape Vibe vs. Vape Chemist

Vape Chemist is an all-vape juice company that claims to make the Best Mango-flavored e-juice of all. Vape Chemist features several lines, including the Legacy and Pound Cake versions of its Philippine Mango, which is its flagship e-juice.

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The Vape Chemist brand has been around since 2013. The company has a facility in California that is an ISO 7 cleanroom that makes all its e-juice with high-quality ingredients sourced in the US. The company offers free shipping on all orders over $50, but it is a familiar brand and is available at all online e-juice companies.

Final Thoughts: Vape Vibe Review: Nothing But Good Vape Vibes

Vape Vibe may not be a well-known international brand, but it is famous among the community of vapers that it serves in Pennsylvania. Like other stores that start local and then move online, Vape Vibe cemented its customer base through its physical locations, which then gave it name-recognition once it began to sell online.

The brand is more focused on e-juice than on specific vape gear like box mods, RDAs, and mech mods. The hardware that it sells is geared more toward beginners and low-key vaping, rather than cloud-chasing, sub-ohm behemoths.

But if vapers are looking for an excellent e-juice selection – regular or nicotine salt – then Vape Vibe’s wide-ranging selection will help them find what they are looking for.

Have you ever purchased Vape Vibe’s products? How was your experience? Do not hesitate to share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Pros

  • Online store, as well as five physical locations
  • Great e-juice selection (20 different brands)
  • Carries many brand names like Wismec, Vaporesso, and SMOK
  • Fast delivery and a 14-day warranty on all purchases

Cons

  • Limited hardware selection
  • No dry herb or concentrates devices
Published: May 15, 2020 Updated: May 21, 2020


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