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'Disposable' Isticks
Good Morning all - there have been quite a few comments on the forum about folk classing the Istick as disposable because of it's price. I did as well but I am beginning to wonder what disposable means. My wife started vaping - after much pestering by me - 6 months ago and to start her off she 'took over' 2 of my Istick 20W - I had been using them for about 10 months so they are both over 1 year old now and still going strong. I have 2 Istick 30W both over 6 months old now and as good as new. I like this disposable Istick so much I now have 2 40Wtc's they are new so no test yet but both work really well. I know there were problems with auto firing and one or two other things but thousands have been sold with no problems at all. If I get 2 years out of anything these days I will not class it as disposable and I now am putting the Istick into this category. Maybe I have been very lucky but this mod in my opinion is worthy of more than being classed as 'disposable'.
13-10-2015 11:24 AM
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I have the iStick 100W, which I classed as 'disposable' ONLY because of the price. It is a nice device, does everything I want and has no problems. I will probably be buying another one soon, as I do like it. I classed it as 'disposable' with the thought of taking it out trailing in my Jeep and not worrying about breaking a more expensive mod. It is not 'disposable' in the sense of use it, trash it and move on.
13-10-2015 03:01 PM
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Correct me if I’m wrong, but perhaps they’re classified as “disposable” because those particular mods have built-in batteries, and once they do die or malfunction, be that 6 months or 5 YEARS later, the whole mod is “junk” unless you’ve the technical/mechanical savvy to rip it apart and repair it. I’m with you, though, I’ve had my iStick 50W for the better part of 7 months, and aside from a slightly finicky trigger, it still performs like a champion. I love it and IMHO, it can’t be beat for the price and convenience, but I can see how a vaper who needs a different mod for every hour of the day might see it as overly-committal and prefers having the flexibility to swap parts and batteries around from moment to moment.

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13-10-2015 03:56 PM
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Huge iStick fan here, even though I did have the autofiring issues with the i50.

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13-10-2015 04:58 PM
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(13-10-2015 04:58 PM)Almost Jaded Wrote:  Huge iStick fan here, even though I did have the autofiring issues with the i50.
Hi AJ - I remember your posts on that - they were great - I think you enjoyed pulling the mod apart as much as using it[Image: smile.gif]
13-10-2015 06:30 PM
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I'm one of those silly guys with too many mods - both mech and regulated. I still use my Istick 30w after having it awhile now. I mplan on getting an Istick 60w actually even though I drip 75% of the time and own three Sigeleis. They cannot be repaired if the battery dies - presumably. Let me say I have had issues with a lot of mods that do not have built in batteries. I've had issues with atomizers. I do not look at any of my devices as disposable. I just had tor repair my Stingray x authentic.

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13-10-2015 07:30 PM
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I have several Isticks, bought over the last few years, not one has worn out it's battery yetSmile
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(16-10-2015 10:25 AM)Whiskey Wrote:  I have several Isticks, bought over the last few years, not one has worn out it's battery yetSmile
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LOL!!!!!!!!!!
16-10-2015 11:27 AM
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(13-10-2015 03:56 PM)Xprimentyl Wrote:  Correct me if I’m wrong, but perhaps they’re classified as “disposable” because those particular mods have built-in batteries, and once they do die or malfunction, be that 6 months or 5 YEARS later, the whole mod is “junk” unless you’ve the technical/mechanical savvy to rip it apart and repair it. I’m with you, though, I’ve had my iStick 50W for the better part of 7 months, and aside from a slightly finicky trigger, it still performs like a champion. I love it and IMHO, it can’t be beat for the price and convenience, but I can see how a vaper who needs a different mod for every hour of the day might see it as overly-committal and prefers having the flexibility to swap parts and batteries around from moment to moment.
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17-10-2015 08:16 PM
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