In this review I’m going to be taking a look at the updated 2nd version of the Recurve RDA. The Recurve V2 RDA is brought to us by Wotofo in collaboration with American YouTube reviewer Mike Vapes.Wotofo Recurve V2 up close rda

Wotofo is a company that is based in China and they have been operating since 2009! A busy vape company that has brought us devices like the Mdura Pro, Profile Squonk mod and Recurve Squonk Mod and RDA toppers like the Recurve Dual RDA Profile PS Dual Mesh RDA Profile RDA, Srpnt RDA and the Nudge RDA.

Wotofo have released the Recurve V2 RDA in 6 outstanding colours.Wotofo Recurve V2 available colours

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What Can We Expect From the Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA?

Mike and Wotofo have completely changed the build deck for this version. They have added a couple of build deck airflow adaptors to give us a flavour profile that is just a bit more special. Plus the dripper is versatile as it comes with a bf pin for squonking.Wotofo Recurve V2 on mod 1

This RDA was sent to me directly from Wotofo for the purpose of review.

As always my thoughts and views are my own after a considerable testing period.

In The Box

  • Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA
  • 5mm ID dual core fused Clapton coil 0.65Ω
  • 2x 3mm ID framed staple Clapton coils 0.17Ω
  • Cotton strips
  • Airflow adaptor x 2
  • BF Pin
  • 5mm coiling rod
  • Cross head screwdriver
  • Allen key
  • Accessory bag
  • User manualWotofo Recurve V2 kit complete

Features

  • Size: 24.6×35.5mm
  • 810 drip tip
  • Postless build deck
  • Single (up to 5mm) or dual (2x3mm) coil compatible
  • Adjustable side airflow
  • Replaceable airflow adaptors for single or dual coil builds
  • Solid or bottom feed Squonk 510 pin included

 Design and Build Quality

The Recurve V2 RDA is presented in a card box with a paper over sleeve.Wotofo Recurve V2 box new

Lifting the foam tray out you will find a good amount of extras!

Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA Overview

I think Wotofo must know I like a bit of bling because I received the RDA in Gold.

It measures in at 35.5mm tall including the mouthpiece, and has a diameter of 24.6mm. The RDA is made of Stainless Steel and the 810 mouthpiece is made from Delrin.Wotofo Recurve V2 box out of

As I said the Recurve V2 comes with a decent amount of extras; cotton, coils, replacement post screws, BF pin, O-rings.Wotofo Recurve V2 extras packs

Along with an Allen key, screw driver and a coil building tool!

The Recurve V2 will dismantle into 5 parts; 8 parts if you take into account the 510 connection pin and the BF (Squonk) pin and also the airflow adaptors!Wotofo Recurve V2 components

Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA Airflow Ring

Made of Stainless Steel the airflow/cap ring has flat top for seating the mouthpiece, the top edge of the cap is bevelled and is easy to turn within the barrel.Wotofo Recurve V2 ring cap top

The 810 mouthpiece is made of Delrin and sits flush on the cap; it is held tightly in position by an embedded O-ring within the cap.Wotofo Recurve V2 drip tip

The airflow ring has projected fins for the different airflow options and they are operated by turning the cap in the barrel.Wotofo Recurve V2 ring fins airflow

Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA Barrel

Again made of stainless steel, Wotofo have given us 3 slots on each side of the barrel as an external airflow.Wotofo Recurve V2 slot airflow barrel

The shape of the barrel is consistent with its predecessor in that it has a slight curve to it, as advertising Wotofo have engraved the word “Recurve” on the front side of the barrel.

Taking a look inside the barrel you will see that the Recurve V2 has projections directly under the airflow slots these will lock into place with the build deck, so the barrel doesn’t move while turning the airflow!Wotofo Recurve V2 locking barrel

Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA Base and Build Deck

The base of the deck has a lot of info on it; including design and safety marks.Wotofo Recurve V2 base of deck

The RDA comes with a standard gold plated 510 connection pin which as I said can be swapped for the BF (Squonk) pin; the 510 connection threading has been turned well!

The sides of the base have 2 small cut outs to seat and lock the barrel in place, along with 2 O-rings that have been seated around the sides of the base for a firm leak proof placement of the barrel.Wotofo Recurve V2 base screws

In between the 2 O-rings you will see 2 post screws on either side of the barrel

The build deck is completely different to that of its predecessor, it is a flat postless design that has a slight depression to it so that the liquid will find the 2 wide cotton slots either side of the deck. The liquid well is quite deep and will hold up to 2ml of liquid and cotton.Wotofo Recurve V2 deck depression

The positive wire slots each have a peek insulator and this deck will take single coils up to 5mm and dual coils up to 3mm.Wotofo Recurve V2 build deck

You will note that the Recurve V2 comes with 2 different internal airflow adaptors for single or dual coils. These sit over your coil/s and peg into the two holes either side of the wire slots to hold them in place. The adaptors have a honeycomb style of airflow.Wotofo-Recurve-V2-airflow-adapt

The Recurve V2 RDA has a great quality and design, it has been thought out well. As a bonus I didn’t find any machine oil within the deck when I first opened the kit lol.

How Does the Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA Perform?

For this review I will be using the Recurve V2 on my VooPoo Alpha Zip, and because of my allergy to Ni80, I will be using my own DIY 22g Kanthal 5mm coil!

For e-Liquid I will be using a new liquid to me Super Juice “Awesome Red Aniseed” by IVG.Wotofo Recurve V2 mod liquid display

How to prepare the Recurve V2 RDA for use! A Basic guide

Choose which pin you want to use, 510 or BF (squonk) pin; I will be using the 510 pin for this example!

And of course which type of coil you wish to use; either those in the box or make your own like me!Wotofo-Recurve-V2-coils-in-deck

  • I cut the tails of my coil using my coily tool to around 7.5mm and seated it with a slight lift!Wotofo Recurve V2 place coil
  • Pulse and strum the coil/s to get rid of heat spots.
  • Load your cotton into the coil – comb and trim and tuck into the deck. I have found if I leave a gap when tucking the cotton the liquid flows better.Wotofo Recurve V2space in cotton
  • Dampen with liquid.Wotofo Recurve V2 wicking cotton
  • Test fire and place one of the airflow adaptors over the coil ensuring it clips into the peg holes on the deck.Wotofo Recurve V2 fire testWotofo Recurve V2airflow adaptor on
  • Reassemble the Recurve V2 RDA and enjoy!Wotofo Recurve V2 mod on

Wotofo Recurve V2 RDA in use

I have always said that RDA’s are my jam not only just because of flavour and vapour production – which for me is always excellent, but also for the cost of maintenance! In the long run the purchase of wire and cotton is far cheaper than buying stock coils!Wotofo Recurve V2 with liquid

As a single or even as a dual coil deck, I had no problems and found it very easy to build on!

I did find the deck screws were particularly tight when new and ended up using a slightly larger Philips head to unscrew them to seat the wire.

The airflow for this RDA is swishy but quiet full open, and produces a nice clean flavour and produces a good amount of vapour!Wotofo Recurve V2 test puff

With my single 0.4Ω 5mm coil in place and the airflow cut to 2 slots open the best wattage for me was around 60w as a direct to lung vape!

The airflow is quite good open fully with this coil I was able to push the wattage up to 100w without too much heat!Wotofo Recurve V2 100w

Personally speaking – I like a more of a restricted DTL draw and closing the 2 top slots bought me much nearer to this, although I would have preferred if I could have cut the airflow further!Wotofo Recurve V2 display

As the Recurve V2 stands this is definitely a direct to lung RDA, when fully open and at higher watts I had no problem filling my small office within a few toots!

What Mod can I use the Recurve V2 RDA on?

The quickest and easiest answer would be any mod you like lol

I have tested the RDA with both squonk mods and regulated mods; the Recurve V2 performed excellent with either.

As for hybrid mechs, the 510 pin does protrude enough for me to be happy in using and recommending this RDA on this type of device!Wotofo Recurve V2 510 threading

Pros

  • Very good quality
  • Nicely designed
  • Quiet airflow
  • Swishy airflow
  • Thick vapour production
  • Flavour is clean and tasty
  • Easy to build on
  • Bottom feed pin for squonking
  • Good retail price

Cons

I don’t have any serious concerns with this RDA!

Final Review Verdict

I‘m impressed by the vapour and flavour production that the Recurve V2 RDA can produce, a very nice looking RDA that does what it says on the tin!

I have to say I do prefer this version over its predecessor with the new flat postless deck and airflow adaptors gives a much tastier vape. I did feel that the airflow could have been slightly tighter on its lower setting; however I have no complaints on the overall design and function of this RDA!

Would I recommend the Recurve V2 RDA?

I would recommend this RDA to users that are intermediate to experienced!

Would I buy this RDA again due loss or damage?

I can most definitely see myself replacing the Recurve V2 RDA should the need arise!

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REVIEW OVERVIEW
Build Quality
9
Design
8.5
Ease to build
9
Flavour Production
9
Vapour Production
10
replace if lost or stolen
10
Hi my name is Kevin, I started vaping back in 2009 mainly because my little boy at 3 years old was starting to copy the way daddy smoked a cigarette! Over the years I have gained a good amount of experience with different types of vaping hardware but I'm just a normal guy who enjoys sharing my experiences. This is why I started my Youtube vape review channel in 2014. To date the channel has had over 500,000 views. Being disabled, vaping has given me a gateway to meeting people from all different walks of life, many of those I would not have met under other circumstances. The way I look at my reviews is, if I can convince just one person to give up the stinky’s my job is done. I class myself as a tinkerer as I like to take things apart to see how they work and put them back together, yes that includes e-cigarette mods! One day I would like to be able to design my own mod. I am a dedicated father, and husband to my sweetheart of nearly 30 years! Family to me comes before anything else.

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