• VapeCritic
    9.1k
    :fire: The G43 Vaporizer :fire: Official Thread

    What's up everybody!

    This is the vaporizer I built that you've seen me use in my livestreams, previously known as Project A, now to be called the G43.

    What does the name stand for?

    Glass slide
    4mm glass rod
    3mm glass balls

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    What's different and special about this one? It's simple, it's strong, and it's cost effective.

    This is the stuff I thought about while building it:

    • Use as few parts as possible
    • Use very simple materials
    • Make it easy to use for beginners
    • Vapor must be very strong/potent
    • It must produce lots of vapor/big clouds
    • The flavor must be pure and unadulterated
    • Keep price to an absolute minimum
    • Sacrifice bells & whistles for more meat & potatoes

    I would say this can technically be categorized as a desktop vaporizer, but it can also be fairly portable if you'd like to use it as a cordless vape around your home.

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    How does it work?

    The G43 is like some other desktop vaporizers in that you need to pair it up with a glass rig or j-hook to actually use it, there is no mouthpiece or stem included.

    The end of the slide is a standard 18mm male connection so you need to pair it up with an 18mm female rig. If you only have a 14mm female rig I will have adapters available as an add-on for a max of $5.

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    If you don't currently have any glass rigs you will be able to add on an 18mm glass J-hook to your order at a max of $10, it works great with it and it's super simple.

    Otherwise, if you want a nice quality cheap glass rig, my go-to is the Stereo Matrix rig that NewVape sells for $60 (shown in my video clips), and you can also find very similar rigs on dhgate that are under $100.

    Vaping with the G43 is a very simple process:

    1) Fill chamber loosely with dry herb (80% full)
    2) Turn on box mod and power on cruise control (11 watts starting)
    3) Insert glass slide into your 18mm female rig or adapter
    4) Wait 3-4 minutes for the glass inside to heat up to full operating temp
    5) Start rippin' it!

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    How is it powered?

    You have two choices for the power supply, and both options will be included in the base kit. One is a simple battery holder for a single 18650 cell, and the other is a 510 connector so you can easily power it with a box mod.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The first batch of at least 100 units is going to be shipping with the 510 connector attachment ONLY, and the other battery holder attachment will be shipped to you once I've finalized the protection circuits on it to make it safe.

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    The mod I'm using it with now is a Wismec P80 which is a single-18650 mod, but they also sell popular dual-battery models if you want to extend how long you can vape with it. I bought 100 P80 mods that I have in stock for the first 100 people who don't have one and need to add it on (max $35 addt'l).

    Other vapes I like a lot that inspired this creation and influenced my design are the Glass Symphony, Elev8r, and Tubo Evic.

    Below is a 5-min video clip of a complete session from start to finish:



    How much is it and where can I buy one?

    $99 @ Bud's Vape Shop (Current ETA Jan/19)

    I anticipate being able to offer these to you very soon, and I will be posting all updates on availability in this thread. I'll also be posting a full G43 video shortly, which I will post here once complete, as well as the complete written transcription on VC: https://www.vapecritic.com/g43/

    A small group of trusted beta testers has already received their units and have started providing feedback. The beta period won't be too long, I'm doing this to figure out what last minute tweaks (if necessary) I should make to any of the parts before producing any more.

    This project was mainly to see if I could create a heater that actually worked, and then when I did get it working I knew it was something you guys had to try for yourselves.

    So this basic heater-only model that you need to use with a rig is my first base model that I purposely wanted to be as simple as possible. Then once you guys have had a chance to use it and provide feedback for me I can start integrating those ideas into the next upgraded version.

    Once the G43 heater is perfected to our liking, I want to move my main focus to shrinking things down to get it all inside a portable unit the size of a medium box mod. I have an alpha version of this built that works and produces vapor, but it needs a ton of additional work to be a real vaporizer that can be sold, so it's on the back burner at the moment.

    On a final note, this will be my first foray into manufacturing, and I know it puts me a weird position when I'm still a reviewer too. I just want you guys to know that I'll be doing my absolute best to remain neutral and unbiased when I talk about my vape as well as other company's vapes, your support is the only thing keeping me going :sweat:

    I'm not currently taking any pre-orders but I do have a standby list of people who are interested and want to be notified when a unit is available for them to purchase. If you'd like to be added to this waiting list please post in this thread and let me know or send me a PM.

    Please feel free to post any questions or comments you may have and I will respond to them as quickly as possible. My beautiful wife @Hazel will also be jumping in to help wherever she can :cool:

    Stay up!
    -Bud
  • Ctipp22
    398
    I’m ready
  • SuaveHolmes
    4
    Count me in plz
  • Dr green thumb
    1.4k
    G spot vape woo hoo :rofl:
  • GrumpStump
    5
    I believe I'm all ready on the list. Just saying.
  • Trickster
    2
    I’d love to join the list please.
  • felixvapes
    2
    Hey bud this is Felix, the 3d design person. I would love to be on the list please.
  • zeus420
    3
    I would love to test this thing!! Call me in on that list plz

    coming from oversea
  • Zenseed75
    6
    Count me in. It's BernieCat aka Angie.
  • BobbyC
    4
    :smile: Take my money already!
  • kortik
    6
    put me on the list I'll buy it.
  • Tony Jones
    7
    Please let me know when this joint is available!!! I need this in my life!
  • John Cocktostone
    323
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    That's a lot cooler than my vape I designed about 2 mins ago.
  • Law7764
    158
    I would buy it right now! @VapeCritic
  • Punisher1974
    2
    Add me to the list, thanks
  • Trix
    353
    Time to buy the ticket and take the ride!
  • Paul247to
    3
    I'm pretty excited it's almost showtime. She's a beauty :)
  • Rambomst
    7

    Me too. I am looking forward to trying it out!
  • Raptor
    4
    I'll take a g43 and a j pipe.
  • zancru
    527

    old news jajjajajajaja just kidding... i'm tired too of the vape industry... since 2014ish haven't seen a development till FP VROD and GS and now project A.... EVO is old already... Cloud it's been since 2011 circa...
  • ssaucyc515
    114
    Does power get drained while the device is connected to the mod? How long do the dual 18650 last typically with use? In the demo video you were using the single 18650 battery. How long does that typically last? Regardless I'm still excited to try it. I think I have to buy me first bong for this


    If you guys are as eager as me, sign up for the email notification :wink: I'll make sure I get mine :naughty:
  • Hazel
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    Berniecat!!! I didn’t realize you weren’t on the forum already!! :heart: So glad you joined!

    @ssaucyc515 your first bong!?! Oh yes please! Long time bong lover here lol still getting used to calling it a “rig” lol I like the rig version best so far but Buds working on getting the others set up as well (like the J hook you saw on stream and mod connection, etc). I think you’ll really like the bong version though... smooth, cool, easy rips for all! :wink: :cheer:

    @zancru @Señor Negro ihihihihih :smirk: just bc

    @John Cocktostone Dayyyymmm, nice vape brolo! Better invention in 2 min than buttplugs in years. :lol: Gotta get that patent mang! Lol

    @felixvapes I got a special note for the king to reach out to you about the cad. Now let’s see how long it takes him to reach out about the cad lol you might get the vape first! Jk that ain’t happening either lol but I got it front and center for master Bud. :cool:

    @Baron23 Look!!! I did the responding thing right! I combined all my answers in one post to all. Feeling accomplished. Are you proud?? :pray: :smile:

    Thanks for all the support guys and gals! And thanks for joining the forum if you just joined... (Whether by forced to join G43 list lol or by choice to just join bomb ass community!). :fire: @VapeCritic & I will be going through all the new G43 list requests sometime today and/or tomorrow to get caught up. We’ll be updating the public list and letting you know once you’re officially added and in the cool kids club. Stay tuned and Stay up!! :strong: :100: :starstruck:
  • Raptor
    4
    What size diameter is the g43?
  • Jsaitb03
    38
    I want on the LIST!
  • Hazel
    1.3k
    18mm glass slide.
  • dhuslin
    3
    @VapeCritic can you put me on the list please.
    Cheers
  • Trix
    353

    Any plans to ever make a version that could just plug into the wall? As in a non portable all day no worries about batteries ripper?
  • ssaucyc515
    114
    we need more hazel dancing in videos and streams!! I agree this would be an instant purchase for me.
  • Vegan Vaper
    7
    Woah, this is like my first time … Besides the fact that i got way easier on that list, but now exact same thing - it's happening so fast! :wink:
  • Shawn Nelson
    1
    Whats up dude i would love to be on the list and im a long time viewer and need a potent vape! Hit me @... ! Stay up bud!!!
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