Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
My build quality :p
Author Message
gentlydoingit* Offline
TVF FreeCycle Manager
******
FreeCycle Manager

Posts: 6,139
Likes Given: 7,265
Likes Received: 9,539 in 4,217 posts
Joined: Nov 2015
Reputation: 191
Post: #1
My build quality :p
I just got home to find the gentlemod mk1, sent back by fatboy, waiting for me. Most upsetting!
Let me remind everyone it suffered a catastrophic battery failure, that looks to be full vent and partial runaway of both cells. It was then plunged into the depths of a fountain.

After a quick look one thing became obvious.. the mod had not failed! Guess how I know..

 Can you believe it still works??!! 




There is some water damage, and minor cosmetic damage. The readout is not functioning correctly, as reported by paul and made worse by the water, cant see a conclusive reason for that right now so I'm going to do a partial tear down and give it a full probing, hopefully I'll find out how the battery failure happened and make sure it can't happen again. 

Don't forget to apply for the freecycle section!
http://www.thevapingforum.com/Forum-FreeCycle--191
18-10-2016 07:05 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 5 users Like gentlydoingit*'s post:
BOB (10-19-2016), Don (10-18-2016), ecignut (10-18-2016), Fatboy (10-18-2016), Michael (10-19-2016)
Don Offline
Squonk and Toodle Club Member
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 13,054
Likes Given: 11,135
Likes Received: 17,598 in 8,492 posts
Joined: Dec 2013
Reputation: 211
Post: #2
RE: My build quality :p
I reckon you could fire that through a wall. It is solid.
Impressed that it survived a vent.

Impressed!

TVF tested battery info to be found here

http://www.preventsuicideapp.com

[Image: 24291313393_16615b20b2_m.jpg]
18-10-2016 07:16 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 4 users Like Don's post:
ecignut (10-18-2016), Fatboy (10-18-2016), gentlydoingit* (10-18-2016), Michael (10-19-2016)
Fatboy Offline
FreeCycle Member
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 6,643
Likes Given: 19,292
Likes Received: 9,392 in 4,529 posts
Joined: May 2016
Reputation: 168
Post: #3
RE: My build quality :p
Upsetting that you received it or upset that it had been bathed? or upset that it hadn't actually failed? or upset that I listened to Paul vs popping some batteries in it myself and testing it? Sad

Just glad it arrived....maybe the folks at the post office or customs examined it and fixed it? Smile
18-10-2016 07:16 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 4 users Like Fatboy's post:
BOB (10-19-2016), ecignut (10-18-2016), gentlydoingit* (10-18-2016), Michael (10-19-2016)
gentlydoingit* Offline
TVF FreeCycle Manager
******
FreeCycle Manager

Posts: 6,139
Likes Given: 7,265
Likes Received: 9,539 in 4,217 posts
Joined: Nov 2015
Reputation: 191
Post: #4
RE: My build quality :p
It does have a minor readout malfunction, and there must have been a reason for the battery failure so it's where it needs to be fb Wink
Upsetting that it looks like it did get fired through a wall! 
Absolute tank of mod! I'm kinda shocked how well it took that hit tbh. 

Don't forget to apply for the freecycle section!
http://www.thevapingforum.com/Forum-FreeCycle--191
18-10-2016 07:24 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 2 users Like gentlydoingit*'s post:
Fatboy (10-18-2016), Michael (10-19-2016)
Fatboy Offline
FreeCycle Member
*******
Senior Staff

Posts: 6,643
Likes Given: 19,292
Likes Received: 9,392 in 4,529 posts
Joined: May 2016
Reputation: 168
Post: #5
RE: My build quality :p
It's an original and it's back home with daddy! Smile
18-10-2016 07:30 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 3 users Like Fatboy's post:
BOB (10-19-2016), Don (10-18-2016), Michael (10-19-2016)
Michael Offline
TVF Veteran
*****

Posts: 6,756
Likes Given: 17,354
Likes Received: 7,428 in 3,867 posts
Joined: Sep 2014
Reputation: 60
Post: #6
RE: My build quality :p
I'm sure you'll have it in tip-top condition again in no time! 
19-10-2016 12:12 PM
Visit this user's website Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 1 user Likes Michael's post:
Fatboy (10-19-2016)
paulS Offline
I'm incorrigible
*****
FreeCycle

Posts: 3,914
Likes Given: 2,058
Likes Received: 7,356 in 3,024 posts
Joined: Jul 2015
Reputation: 123
Post: #7
RE: My build quality :p
It is home where it belongs, lol. Yes, it shocked me that it vented and withstood the balst without damaging my hand at all. Did not even get that hot TBH. My feeling is that something went amiss when shipping it because the readout was incorrect from the start. Of course there was no way I was going to test it after losing two batteries. And are you implying that I failed your mod ... not the mod failed me, lol. I'm calling my lawyer. Slander.

[Image: Eqyojf3.jpg?1]
19-10-2016 01:54 PM
Find all posts by this user Like Post Quote this message in a reply
[-] The following 2 users Like paulS's post:
Fatboy (10-19-2016), Michael (10-19-2016)
Post Reply