Jacvapour Review – A Good Starting Point For an Electronic Cigarette?
UPDATE: The Jacvapour V3i was voted for the 3rd year running (By readers) as ‘Best Mini E Cigarette’ in the 2015 Ecigclick E Cig Awards! Still a great option in 2017.
Jac Vapour is one of my favourite UK e cig brands; based in Scotland they offer a wide range of options for both new and experienced e cigarette users.
For those looking for a larger battery check out the Jacvapour Series S vape pen review here.
In The Box
- 2 x JAC V3i batteries (1 X 55mm and 1x 65mm Black V3i battery supplied by default)
- 5x Pre-Filled Cartomisers
- 5x Mixed bungs – For marking different flavours in cartomisers
- 1x Coloured V3i LED tip
- 1x 5v USB charger
JacVapour V3i Starter Kit Review
Jacvapour have a few core e cigarette kits available which include the previously reviewed Series S, Series B Tilt, Series B DNA75. All offer something different depending on how customisable you want your e cigarette to be.
For this review we will be taking a look at the entry level Jacvapour V3i Basic kit. This will be the preferred choice for those brnad new to vaping or want a discreet e-cigarette.
The kit, like many others, comes in a nice presentation box with all the instructions including a quick start guide and step by step instructions on how to use the kit.
How Does The V3i E Cig Perform?
The battery is one of the main components, with a poor battery life the whole e cigarette will fail.
I received 2 batteries in my Jacvapour starter kit, both the black rubberised V3i automatic batteries. One measuring 55mm and the other slightly longer at 65mm. Again, great look and feel to the batteries with the soft touch coating great in the hand.
They are a good size as well for those wanting to keep their electronic cigarette as near to the real thing as possible.
With everything looking great I was pretty relieved when it came to taking a drag, the draw was smooth and I didn’t need to take any ‘primer drags’ to get it producing a good vapour.
If the battery was not up to scratch I would have been gutted but it’s spot on.
The life, as with all ‘cig-a-like’ batteries isn’t going to be the best but for what it is works fine. I was managing a few hours of moderate vaping.
One thing I will say is, if budget allows be sure to get a kit with two V3i batteries or purchase an extra one on the product page. It is good practice to have batteries in rotation. You can then add further batteries that Jacvapour sell separately.
Vapour / Flavour
Another very important part in the overall product is the flavour and the vapour that the cartomisers produce.
I was supplied with a pack of their tobacco flavoured carts.
Now for me these are stronger than my normal nicotine strength, I normally use a low 6mg or medium 12mg strength.
They do have also have an 18mg available.
The flavour of all e liquids is dependent on each individual but for me the tobacco flavour was good, not too far off the real thing. The vapour volume was very good as well producing a good amount that was up there with V2 Cigs
One area where the Jacvapour cartridges stand out above the other e cigs reviewed however, is that they are refillable, this is a great feature as you can reduce your costs further by buying e liquid rather than just disposing of your carts once they run out.
E-Liquid is available on their website (check some of the Jacvapour e-liquid reviews out here) in both PG (Propylene Glycol), VG (Vegetable Glycol) form and a mix of the two.
The difference is not only in the ingredients, PG e-liquid is the standard liquid that you will find in the majority of the big brands out there. It produces a bigger throat hit, a touch more flavour and slightly less vapour but can last longer.
VG is an alternative to the PG and produces more vapour, but less throat hit. It’s a good alternative for those that may have allergies to PG.
These again give you an added option to suit your needs.
Recently Jacvapour have released their UK made range of e-liquids which are fantastic. I have a number of favourites from this range but the Real Tobacco Lite along with Banana Milkshake and Toffee are some of my personal picks.
The only real negative there is regarding the cartomisers is that the pre-filled flavours available to buy immediately with the kit are limited to Tobacco and Menthol. Although it has to be said that’s where 95% of users switching from smoking will start.
There are however loads of other pre-filled cartomiser flavours and e-liquids available to buy separately.
You have two kit options:
Social Starter Kit –
This is the entry level kit, great for those that are “testing the water”. Included is 1 V3i battery and 5 Cartomisers.
Basic Starter Kit
This kit includes 2 X V3i batteries and 5 Cartomisers. This is the kit on review here
Jacvapour Advanced Kits
Jac Vapour have a new range of advanced kits for, as the name would suggest, advanced vapers. Notably the Series B DNA75 vape mod.
Jacvapour Voucher Code
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Jacvapour Guarantee / Warranty
Jacvapour offer a no questions asked 14 day return policy (excluding cartomisers and e-liquid) if you find it’s not for you.
They also offer a warranty on their batteries and PCC products. Please check out their website for the latest terms and conditions!
Jacvapour V3i Video Review (Portable Charging Case Is no Longer Available But The E Cigarette Itself is the Same)
Final Jacvapour Review Verdict
Jacvapour have got a really solid product here and one that is definitely among the best e cigarettes in the UK I have tried (for a cig-a-like)
Here is an overview of the good and not so good points:
- Fantastic quality, feels good in the hand
- The option to refill the cartridges with e-liquid helping you save more money on your cartridges
- Jac Vapour customer service is second to none. Refund offered even after trying.
- Large selection of bottled e juice with a UK made line.
- The only thing that comes to mind would be heavy smokers may be better suited to a vape pen style e cig for increased battery life
If you are new to vaping and want a small e cigarette then look no further, the V3i kit by Jacvapour really is a cracking place to start.
Final Jacvapour V3i review verdict:
Jacvapour – Highly Recommended By www.ecigclick.co.uk
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