Saturday, June 30, 2018

FTSD - 6/24/18 to 6/30/18

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Welcome to the FastTech Styled Digest, the blog where I scour FastTech every week for some of the best, worst and weirdest vape (and sometimes non-vape) related listings.


Dual parallel, OR Quad Parallel/Series if you use the ridiculous extension tubes.  Besides the glaring issues, like the 510 sitting lower than the molded plastic around the sides and what looks like terrible construction, this is kind of neat.  Maybe some company will make a V2 version that fixes the issues this one has.

Stab wood, china board, overpriced IMO.  Not sure how I feel about the fire button position.  If this had a legit DNA75, and was priced around the $85, I might consider purchasing it.

Several different colors in the drop down.  Comes with the BHIVE RDA.  Single 18650, with a 7ml bottle.  For $43.65 this might not be a bad way to get started squonking with a mod that looks pretty good honestly.


30mm, all glass top cap.  Comes with a very interesting deck, and what looks to be a deck extension.  Hopefully the little posts for the deck extension are well made and don't have a large voltage drop.  If you want a swag 30mm RDA with a deck that can take any kind of coil, this is it.

Another 30mm RDA.  Definitely a non-standard deck, but the airflow looks interesting and the juice wells are definitely deep enough you won't be redripping too often.  I like the plain exterior of this one.  Fits 810 drip tips.  "Compatible with most squonk MODs" <-- But I don't see a BF pin listed or in the pictures.

316SS, 24mm, BF pin included.  Several different color options in the drop downs.  The deck looks easy enough to build on, but I'm not sure the juice well is deep enough to even try to use this on a squonk mod.  I really just like this for the drip tip.

24mm, BF pin included.  Maybe this thing is awesome, maybe it really sucks.  But any RDA that comes with a jig for cutting coil legs to the correct length is a hard pass for me.  The pictures show that is uses a 510 drip tip, and the description says its 810 compatible.

22mm, BF pin included.  Not a huge fan of the exterior styling, but it comes with multiple air flow inserts and an airflow ring to dial this in right where you want it.  The deck looks easy enough to build on and the juice well is plenty deep for squonking.


316SS, 17mm.  I'm not sure what to think of this...  I guess if you've been looking for a 17mm RTA, this is what you need.

VG M5 Styled RTA - $22.89
316SS, 23mm, 5ml capacity.  I really love the exterior styling of this.  Not sure if you can get this to MTL draw, but that chimney is TINY so I'm betting you can.  Build deck is setup for single coil and the wicking looks super easy.  Top refill is like the cherry on top.

JuggerKnot Styled RTA - $24.57
316SS, 24mm, 4/6ml capacity.  Not sure how the capacity changes, since the pictures don't show a bubble tank.  The deck looks easy to build on though.  Top airflow kind of kills it.  I've yet to hear anything good about top airflow since it usually mutes flavor pretty hard.


SS + Resin 810 Drip Tip - $2.33
810, non-random colors.  5 different styles in the drop downs.  Each one has solid stripes in it.

Resin 810 Drip Tip - $2.27
810, non-random colors.  5 different styles in the drop down.  Looks extremely similar to the above drip tip, but no SS and it has the flared base.

Iwodevape SS + PEI 810 Drip Tip (5 pack) - $10.55
810.  I couldn't find singles of these, but I like the looks.  Probably a little tall for most people at 18.5mm, but I'm sure you can find something this will look good on.

Glass 810 Drip Tip (2 pack) - $3.12
Glass 810 drip tips.  One of each color included.  Now if only FastTech would post some full teflon 810s we would have an 810 in every material.

Coil Father Aluminum + POM Drip Tip - $1.53
Not listed as 810, so I'm going to assume this is 510 from the picture.  4 different colors in the drop down.  I like the combination of Black/Blue/Gold the most out of all of them.

Resin + SS 510 Drip Tip (4 pack) - $7.58
510 sized and only 15.5mm tall.  Random colors.

Iwodevape Resin 510 Drip Tip (5 pack) - $5.63
510 and only 13.5mm tall.  These are some short little tips.  I love the pattern and the colors of these.  I think the purple is probably the best looking and hard to beat 5 of these for $5.63


Random colors.  Everyone needs an atty stand or two :P

It says it fits 100ml bottles, but there aren't any links or listings for specific ones on FastTech so...  Good luck if you buy this.  Let me know what it fits on since I need one of these for my squonker.


It's got a small little bulldog on the front, but wait until you see the back.  Literally you're entire ass is covered in bulldog face.

I know these are old news, but I love seeing stuff that should have died out ages ago showing up on FastTech over and over again.

Possibly the worst idea I have ever seen.  I literally don't know anyone that would even consider using this.  Just spend the extra money and buy desktop RAM.

Friday, June 29, 2018

FTSD - A Digest of Digests.

So today I decided to waste more time at work than I would like to admit and move all the previous Digests to blog posts. (TIL Blogger lets you set a publish date, so I can keep posts in proper order)

The very first FTSD - This is where it all started.  The first person to ever point out a mistake in the Digest, /u/Targren also ended up being the giveaway winner on the Dvarw MTL RTA over 2 years later... Gotta love weird shit like that when it happens.

The Third Digest - The creation and introduction of the "Not Vaping Related, but worth mentioning" section that eventually transformed into the "WTF" section that I do currently.

Digest #4 - Nothing too special.  This is the first Digest posted after I bought the FTSD domain.  Somewhat significant to me :)

Digest Numero 5 - Oumier (yes, that makes the Wasp that everyone loved) had a tank featured here that I completely forgot over the years... The Demon Tower. Square glass, square RDA, square driptip... WTF were they thinking?

And on the 7th Digest... - Not sure why I did it, but I included an entire section for building a skateboard with FT parts.  The comments on this post on reddit were out of control lol.  Also the appearance of the Pizza+Taco+Cat shirt as well as the Purple Llama Unicorn shirt.

The Tenth Digest - I had a contest to get someone to help with the website.  It failed miserably.  I didn't get a single submission or PM about this.  A really stupid idea in hindsight.  Oh well, live and learn.

Digest #11 AKA Male Underwear Models - That time I literally had to dig though what felt like hundreds of male underwear models to find vape stuff.  Relevant imgur

Digest #12 AKA When I stopped doing the Digest -  My cat passed away earlier that week.  Put me in a terrible mood because I loved that little dude.  R.I.P. Waffle

**Insert Over 1 years worth of time off from the Digest here**

Digest #13 - The triumphant return.  There was also a 14th Digest, but nothing notable.

**Insert Another 6 month break of not doing the Digest**

And then you guys have seen all the new posts already on the Digest.

Going back and taking a few hours to get these formatted and posted on the Blog was a neat experience.  I loved getting a look back at where I started, when I started doing certain things, and literally seeing names that commented on the FTSD from 2 years ago that are literally still around and active today that post on the FTSD when I do new posts now.  I'm still wondering if /u/sychophantom ever ordered that Taco+Pizza+Cat shirt...

Saturday, June 23, 2018

FTSD - 6/10/2018 to 6/23/2018 - Double Week Digest

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I really like the blue color and the button looks interesting.  Good to see they went with a locking button instead of just the magnet recessed buttons like I've been seeing lately.  Threads in the pictures actually don't look too bad either.


22mm with BF pin.  Titanium?  New listing for a Hadaly styled RDA.  Comes with a BF pin.  Not much to say that you don't already know.  Deep juice well, single coil and great for squonking.

24mm, BF pin.  Under $7 for a GOON.  Really dig the splatter color scheme and the green/red drip tip.

25.5mm, BF pin. Same drip tip as above.  HUGE airflow.  Juice well looks deep enough for squonking.

Axis Styled RDA - $6.42
24mm, non-BF.  Interesting post setup looks like it should be easy to build on.  8mm deep juice well.  Not sure how I feel about that much airflow... 3 not quite round airholes that are direct on the coils and 2 round airholes that come from the bottom.

Coil Father Classic G RDA - $7.46
24mm, non-BF.  Another dual airflow RDA, clamp posts so you can fit whatever in them.  Airflow looks to be fairly raised from the deck so you should need to worry about leakage.  Comes with a second top cap/drip tip all in one combo.

C4 Styled RDA - $8.47
24mm, non-BF.  Interesting square/diffused airflow.  Not sure how deep the juice well with the airflow holes so low to the deck.  Should be easy to build on with the grub screws.  Never been a fan of gold plated decks, but if it holds up well, then I see no problem with it.

Moseone V2 Styled RDA - $7.95
24mm, non-BF.  Top/side airflow.  Looks like you can at least close off either airhole.  Not sure how I feel about the included drip tip and how it fits.


Authentic Augvape Intake RTA - $34.99 ($25.89 w/ MAP)
24mm atty, 24/27mm glass tanks.  Has a 4.2/2.5ml capacity depending on which glass tank you use.  Top airflow and top fill.  Single coil deck.  As long as the top airflow doesn't mute the flavor too much, it should be pretty nice.

Authentic GeekVape Zeus Dual RTA - $37.99 ($26.69 w/ MAP)
27mm overall diameter (bubble glass).  510 and 810 compatible (with adapters).  Looks to come with a bubble and regular glass.  Dual coil capable and top airflow/fill.  Deck looks like it should be easy to build.

IOU-R MTL Styled RTA - $17.02
22mm, 3.3ml capacity.  Kind of reminds me of the Rose with the juice control, but the deck is more Kayfun than anything else.  Bottom airflow and side juice fill.  No tank crackers though since the whole inner sleeve isn't PEI.  I do really like the drip tip though.

Typhoon GT4 Styled RTA - $23.80
25mm with a 5ml capacity. Dual airflow on the deck and enough grub screws you should be able to place any type of coil you want. Looks like you can fit dual coils as well. Top fill and it seems to have plenty of airflow.

Dovape Freedom RTA - $29.37
25mm, 2ml capacity...  The deck is setup for dual coil only, but with a 2ml capacity, I feel like you're going to be refilling this thing every 10 minutes.  Side fill so at least you should be able to refill it easily.  They do include a drip tip that is designed to match the overall look of the RTA.  If you like really short RTAs and don't mind refilling often, this one is for you.


Such an interesting pattern that I couldn't pass this one up.

Love the shape on these.  Random colors, so good luck if you order :)  Also only 15mm tall.

So you get one of each style, in random colors.  I assume you'll get all 3 in the same color, but with FT, who knows?

Random colors, 15mm tall.  I really like the lip on this drip tip.  And out of all the random colors, none of them look bad honestly.  I really like the orange/green.

Finally a 510 drip tip.  18.5mm tall, random colors.  Out of the random colors, really only the red and the greenish one catch my eye, but the others aren't bad.

19.7mm nipples.  And you get 2, because honestly, why would you want a single nipple?  Random colors and spooky packaging.


Tons of colors and in the drop down, there are wraps for just about every battery you can imagine.  AAAs, 20700, 26650, 32650, 30700, Triple 18650, 14500, 18350, 18550.  Also a lot of color options for each type, and pretty damn cheap for the amount of wraps you get.  You'll have to get insulators else where, but definitely something you want to keep on hand.

Coilers, scissors and tweezers.  It they included ceramic tipped tweezers, I would say this is the best kit on FT.

22x24x5mm (Inner/Outer/Height)  I don't have any mods that a 24mm fits on except my squonker, but these are pretty cool.

36mm Aluminum atty stand in a neat teal color.

25.5mm, ships one of each color.  About as cheap and basic as you can get for some atty stands.

30mm, ships one of each color.  A little more pricey, but these actually have a nice lip at the bottom and look a little more fancy.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

FTSD - Oops All WTF! Edition

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Oops All WTF!

Nothing says bad-ass like a tiger with a split tongue... On your crotch.

Ever needed a handy way to make your flashlight into a lantern while camping?  How about something to drink out of too?  Look no further than the Diffuser Cup.  Surely you would trust something from FastTech to drink out of right?

Where do I even start with this... "Camera Pixels 30W" is probably the most hilarious thing about this, not even counting the HORRIBLE scaling in every picture.  If you didn't look at the measurements, you would think this phone must be at least a foot long.  Don't even get me started on the fact that its got a built in "28800 mah" battery bank so you can charge your iPhone... Seriously that's what they show using it for in the pictures.  And it has a built in dual LED flashlight.  The fact that the screen isn't even wide enough to show a whole phone number as you're dialing it is icing on the cake.

It's over $100, and its "Prefect for Office,Party, Wedding!"  Also great for camping and hiking?  I mean I don't know about you, but lugging around a small keg full of nitrogen brewed cold "coffe" doesn't sound fun to me.

"Ingredients: Snail Secretion"  Okay what the actual fuck.  Probably not safe for vaping, but don't take my word for it.

For when you really need to beat your meat.

This just seems so awkward, but probably more effective than a Maglite® at beating someones ass.  5 modes and it runs on an 18650 or 3 AAA batteries.

See above.  This is the tacticool version though.  Surprised they didn't slap some picatinny rails on this bad boy.  I would be okay with M-LOK as well.

While I can't advocate buying strange seeds from China and planting them in your country, this was too good to pass up.

Because fuck your pansy, AA battery using headlamp.  5 LEDs, Dual 18650, 15000 lumen, 500m range FUCK ZONE HEAD LAMP.

I guess if you're going to really overdo a simple single use item, you might as well go all out.  Battery and charging indicator, micro USB charging, over-discharge protection, short circuit protection, wind proof, 10s auto-off, and on the plus side, if you turn it around, I can think of a few places it might fit.

Now I know what you're thinking "But Dong, this just an ice cube tray?"  Yeah but it makes 6" long crocodile ice cubes.  Look at the pictures of the ice in a glass FT has.  No way someone isn't holding that shit up so it doesn't fall over.

It just wouldn't be the FTSD without atleast 1 vaping item.  Looks pretty sweet huh?  It's cool that it comes with a beauty ring... Except that's the airflow control.  So you either vape it wide open, or you get to put this ridiculous ring with it.