Vaporite Twister Review

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In your search for the perfect vaporizer, you’re bound to run into a great many units from many manufacturers. We know this because we’re always on the lookout for units you connoisseurs might love and we see a lot of what the vaporizer world has to offer. One such unit we ran into was the Twister, a portable unit from Vaporite with a boxy sort of feel and a lot of twist off pieces. Let’s jump into the review to see what this unit can do!

Review: Vaporite Twister

Vaporite Twister Vaporizer Review
How It Works

How it Works

To use this unit, the first thing you’ll want to do is press the on button to turn it on. Next, use the up and down button to select your temperature. While the unit heats up, the temperature light indicating which temperature you’ve selected will flash and a red light on the unit will light up to indicate that the unit is heating up. When the unit reached the selected temperature, the LED’s will turn a solid color and the red light will turn green. At that point, you can twist the top off, fill the heating chamber with your botanical and put the top back on before taking a draw either from the mouth piece. You also have the option of attaching a whip to the top and using that to take draws, but that isn’t exactly recommended.

Temperature Flexibility

Temperature Flexibility

This unit has 5 temperature settings that range from about 165 Celsius to around 221 Celsius. This allows you to take a decent amount of control good control of your session and the unit reaches the set temperature pretty quickly. Each temperature setting isn’t set for a specific temperature, but is instead supposed to cover a range of about 20 degrees each. This takes a huge chunk of control out of your hands, which is a huge downer for connoisseurs who like their sessions to be at precise temperatures.

Vapor Quality

Vapor Quality

The ranged temperatures used for this unit make the vapor a bit on the shaky side. One moment you might find your vapor is perfect, and the next you could feel like the temperature is out of your range and uncomfortable. This unit has the potential to deliver decent vapor, but it isn’t accurate enough to make good on that potential. You can take draws from a whip using this unit, but the tension in the whip usually causes the mouth piece to fall off a lot. This is a problem because without the whip, the vapor is really warm and harsh .

Manufacturing Quality

Manufacturing Quality

This unit is pretty well built in terms of how solid the materials all feel. There is a lot of plastic used in the making of this unit and unfortunately also in the mouth piece. The parts feel like they were well machined, but that’s from the perspective that the unit’s features were all done on purpose. Otherwise, this unit starts to feel like a disaster because all the parts twist off without any sort of mechanism in place to lock them in place once they’ve been put on.

Battery Life

Battery Life

This unit has a decent battery life and can survive for about 1 hour and 15 minutes before needing to be recharged. This is a pretty good battery life, and the unit also charges up pretty quickly. To add to that, the unit can also be used while it’s plugged in, which is a bonus for anybody looking to use this unit as an at home portable unit.

Portability

Portability

This unit gets a terrible score in this category for a few different reasons. The first is that the units top twists off really easily. This means you can’t pre-load the unit and then take it with you and expect your botanical to stay in the heating chamber while in transit. The second problem is that the unit is really bulky. The size of the unit doesn’t help at all, but even the shape is awkward and can’t sit in any pocket comfortably. These two problems combine to make one of the least portable unit we’ve seen in a while.

Ease Of Use

Ease of Use

The unit has a design flaw that makes using it a problem. The unit isn’t call the Twister for no reason, and that’s because most of this unit comes apart by twisting. The twist needed to put pieces on and take them off is minimal, which makes it really easy for parts to accidentally fall off in the middle of a session. If they added a locking feature for when you twist parts onto the unit, this could be fixed, but instead everything is left to twist and slide off with ease, which makes sessions annoying to say the least.

Discreetness

Discreetness

This unit is huge, which makes it really hard to use in a discreet way. You won’t be able to hide it in your hand while it’s in use, and it can’t be quickly put in your pocket if the need arises because it’s too big. You should find another vaporizer if you’re looking for a discreet experience, because this thing is way too thick, heavy and awkwardly shaped to be discreet.

Overall Experience

Overall Experience

Sometimes it’s the little details that really doom a unit in the end. In this case, the very thing that gives this unit its name, the twist off parts, makes the unit annoying to use. That’s not the only place it faltered, it stumbled hard in vapor quality, portability and discreetness too, but the ease of use was the straw that broke the camel’s back. This is one design that should be tossed out. Better get back to the drawing board, Vaporite.

Compatible with ZEUS Iceborn
This vaporizer is compatible with the ZEUS Iceborn, a revolutionary new vapor cooling system engineered by Canadian vape manufacturer ZEUSArsenal. The Iceborn is designed to produce cooler draws and bigger clouds when connected to your vaporizer. The vapour produced is ultra smooth and crisp and because of ice cooling, instead of water filtration, there is no loss of efficiency. The ZEUS Iceborn adds an additional 2 points to the vapor quality score of this vaporizer and is a highly recommended vaporizer accessory.

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Milad is a gadget collector and master crafter extraordinaire. He loves taking things apart, marvel comics and 'Iron Man.'

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