The Aspire Premium Starter Kit comes with everything you need to quit smoking and switch to vaping, other than the juice, which you will need to buy separately. Other vape kits or vape pens have issues. Some of them have weak batteries, weak coils, small tanks, leaky tanks, tanks that do not allow you to adjust air-flow, batteries that don't allow you to adjust wattage, and scariest of all, batteries that start fuming or failing or defecting while charging or during use. The Aspire Premium Starter Kit has a battery that is safe, durable, and has the right amount of power to give you a nice hit, and to last around 12 hours before needing a charge. The Nautilus Mini tank is a perfect size, holding enough juice to last you most of a day of nearly constant vaping. The Nautilus coils are smooth yet strong, and you can get a consistently great hit with them. The Nautilus tank has air flow control holes along the bottom, which in conjunction with the disc at the bottom which you can turn to adjust the power from the battery helps you control the size of your hit. The mouth-tip on the Nautilus Mini is small, yet comfortable, and fits snugly - it won't be constantly falling out.
While this vape pen battery cannot be used while charging, I have found that having a second battery for backup allows you to have one battery in use while the other battery is charging. The battery only takes 2-3 hours to charge fully, anyway. You don't have to buy a second battery (I did, but that's a personal preference). Remember that this kit may come apart in different ways, but this is a bottom-fill tank. If you fill it from the top, it will not function properly - it will spit juice at you, will leak, will not give you a consistent hit, etc. If you have not had a bottom-fill vape pen tank before, or if you are a new vaper, I suggest you take this vape pen to your local vape shop when you get it and ask someone to walk you through the steps to using it. Don't be stubborn about it and deal with it not working right and allow that inefficient functioning to keep you smoking cigarettes. Just take it down there and have them give you a walk-through of your new device. They will know all about it, will show you how to refill your tank, how to prime your coil, will demonstrate the difference between a direct-lung hit and a mouth-to-lung hit, and more. Their one-time advice will be invaluable to you, and you can even buy juice for your pen while you're there. The kit is simple yet effective. Five clicks of the battery button turns it on or off, and the button lights up around the edges when you press it for use. The light around the button changes colors as the battery gets low, turning from blue to orange. For those looking to quit smoking with a vape pen, I have seen it proven that if you do not set aside the cigarettes (throw them out to make it inconvenient to smoke)and commit to the vape pen, you will only smoke AND vape and will not quit smoking successfully. You need to commit fully, and then you will find the transition to be fairly smooth. It may hurt your throat or lungs at first because you have not found your comfortable way to inhale and because you need to find the right settings between air flow and battery power to make the right size hit. If it burns your throat, try doing what are called "mouth to lung" hits instead of "direct lung" hits. A direct lung hit is when you draw vapor straight down into your lungs, sort of how you would smoke pot. A direct-lung hit for new vapers often hurts. A mouth to lung hit is when you draw the vapor into your mouth with your throat closed. After you pull the mouth-tip out of your mouth, you inhale some air, pushing the vapor down into your lungs. It's going to be a less powerful hit that way, mixed with air, and warmed by your mouth. Some people move up to a direct-lung hit after doing mouth-to-lung hits for a while until they adjust to vaping, while others will stay with the mouth-to-lung hit forever (like me). People who move to direct-lung hits are those who can handle a mod device later on. People who are only comfortable with mouth-to-lung hits may never be able to handle a mod's powerful hit size and will likely stay with a vape pen forever. I am one of the latter kind, and I have found that the Aspire Premium Starter Kit is the best vape pen out there. I started on the Vapros Nunchaku mix-and-match kit several years ago. Those batteries all either stopped working on me, or even worse, started smoking and fuming while charging. The tanks were plastic and leaky, without any air-flow holes to adjust. Next, I got an eGo AIO, which had a tiny tank (top-fill with a coil that dropped in from under the mouth tip). The thing leaked, got hot during use, and stopped working within two weeks. Finally, I found this Aspire kit, and it's the best one I have ever used. I have now been on it for a year, and it's the only one I WILL use. I have had literally zero problems with it. Everything works just as it should. It has a good-size tank, it does not leak, it does not spit (when used properly - how you fill it matters. As I said above, if you have issues with leaking or spitting, take it to your local shop and have them show you how to fill it correctly), it doesn't get hot, it doesn't fume, the tank is pyrex glass, and I have dropped it several times without any kind of breakage. I get the perfect hit on it, using my air-flow control holes and the power adjustment at the bottom of the battery (a function that I think is only with the CF VV+ battery, and not the other Aspire battery models). The CF VV+ battery also has a great amount of power, and lasts most of the day without needing a charge. I have had mine for a year, as I said, and there is no sign yet of any parts (outside the coils, which have to be changed out when they wear out) getting to a point where they might need replacement. This vape pen is ideal. It's perfect for me, and I love it. I will stay on this vape pen until they take it off the market (that's the thing with vape pens - they stop making the same things as new products come out. With the Vapros Nunchaku, that was a good thing - those batteries were dangerous. But if they stop making this kit, I am going to be very unhappy. For how perfectly it works and the price, it's the best thing on the market, in my opinion). I have been quit from smoking now for three years, this month (September 2018), and I know I will never go back to smoking as long as I have this. It's a dream of a vape pen.
9/5/2018 9:16 AM
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