Vaporizer Shark Reviews The Portable Arizer Solo 2

Vaporizer Shark has finally reviewed Arizer’s latest portable vaporizer, the Solo II, which is the successor to the Arizer Solo – a vape that helped restore faith in the portable vaporization of dried blends for a lot of folks. With the new version already for sale online at various vape shops and the like, it’s no surprise that vape reviewers like are actively trying to review the latest vapes. After all, that’s what everyone’s curious about, right? And to feed that curiosity, Vaporizer Shark followed its usual routine of comprehensively covering virtually every aspect of the Arizer Solo 2 in their new review of it. They cover everything from its temperature information to heat up time, vapor quality to build materials, and so on. Just about everything you might want to know and more can be found in it. So if you have an interest, be sure to check it out.

Arizer Solo 2 Review

Their consensus, in agreement with more than a few other vaporizer review sites, is that the latest Solo by Arizer is one of the best portable vaporizers for dry blend on the market, but they’re not without their reservations as they clearly note that it is on the larger side of modern portables and it doesn’t have a user-replaceable battery design or the ability to vaporize liquids. Still, they, like many others, can’t help but like it given everything else it entails: powerful vapor production, high quality vapor, fast heat up time, long battery life, ability to vape while charging, digital controls for adjusting the temperature and options, worthwhile accessories, and an interface that’s so easy to use – even novices can figure it out with little effort.

More About The Arizer Solo II:

What really sets this vape apart from the vape that came before, the original Arizer Solo, is its temperature control system. With the original, you have seven temperature settings to choose from – none of which can be adjusted, just selected. With the new temperature control system that the Solo 2 offers, you have a very wide range of different temperatures that you can choose from, effectively opening up more of the heating element’s potential. This allows you to fine-tune the vape to find what works best for you and your blends. Beyond this, it’s also seen as an improvement in a number of other ways, such as heat up time, battery life, and so on. Between all of its various improvements, it truly is the next version, the Arizer Solo 2.0 – which is formally known as the Arizer Solo II or Arizer Solo 2. Will there be an Arizer Solo 3? We imagine there could be, but we have yet to hear of any formal release date nor rumors for that matter. Still, we’ll keep you all posted if we happen to hear anything about a Solo 3 vaporizer either in the works or being released.

Back to what’s current and what’s out right now, the Solo II, what you’re looking at is a vaporizer that’s not built to compete in such a direction fashion to the Pax 3 and similarly compact vaporizers, as it’s quite a bit bigger. But what it lacks in portability, it does well to make up for with the power of its high quality vapor production. Which, from what various reviewers have claimed, is far better than the average portable.

Usage Tips From Vaporizer Shark: offers some interesting tip on how to use the S2. For the user that wants to get the biggest, thickest clouds, they suggest using a grinder like the Magic Flight Finishing Grinder to achieve a very finely ground blend before loosely stuffing it into the stem’s bowl and then cranking the heat up to a higher temperature setting. Apparently, this results in some of the best cloud production they managed to achieve with it. The Magic-Flight grinder we just mentioned, the Finishing Grinder, is designed to grind up your blend into really small particles, which Vaporizer Shark insists is better than large chunks of ground blend for packing the Solo 2, assuming that the desired result is large thick clouds of vapor.

Another tip they offer is to reduce the startup timer setting to the smallest possible number. This way, it’ll startup that much faster and you can start vaping that much sooner.

As less of a tip and more of a general note, they point out that you’ll have to clean the unit less often if you don’t overpack it. So you can actually save yourself a bit of extra effort by packing it less. You also won’t have to stir the blend, or at least as much, during sessions because it’ll more evenly vaporize the contents of the bowl.

What’s the best Arizer Solo 2 vaporizer temperature to use? To get the best vapor production, biggest clouds and all that, Vaporizer Shark suggests using a temperature right around 395 degrees Fahrenheit. Not much warmer and not much cooler if you want the best clouds, according to their review.

“Set the temperature to right around 395 degrees Fahrenheit and combine the above tip–finely ground blend loosely packed–for the biggest clouds. This combination results in large, thick clouds of vapor. So if you want fat hits, follow these tips.”

Solo II Vaporizer Comparisons:

As we’ve seen with all of their vape reviews, Vaporizer Shark made a point to include a section in their review dedicated to comparisons between the new Solo and its top rivals. Here’s a brief breakdown of what they found during their analysis and review of these different vapes as they compare to the S2:

Arizer Air – In comparison to the Air, these vaping sharks prefer the Solo 2. But for them, there is reason to get an Air instead. Need a higher level of portability? The Air is the better option of the two due to its more compact design. Really want the ability to remove your drained battery and replace it with one that’s charged? Then again, the Air is the answer. But for all other intents and purposes, they believe that the Solo 2 is the better vape.

Crafty Vaporizer – They call this “a tough comparison to make” in their review, yet in the end, they call it the way they see it: the Crafty is the better vape, “but not by much.”

Mighty Vape – In comparison, the two have their similarities, however, only the Mighty is designed to all types of blends. So if you want to vape liquids, waxes, or other forms of concentrates, then the Mighty is the vape for you. But if you want power just shy of what the Mighty offers and don’t mind giving up extracts for the sake of portability, the Solo II is your more compact solution.

DaVinci IQ – A vape that’s been in the news a lot lately, the new IQ can’t be beat – at least not by the likes of the new Solo vaporizer. That’s the way Vaporizer Shark sees it anyways as they “tend to get a lot more use” out of it (the IQ). Neither of these vapes, as reference, is designed to vaporize non-dry blends so if you have concentrates, you might want to look elsewhere for a solution.

Pax 3 Vaporizer – Ploom, by which we mean Pax Labs as they’re now called, really hit the ball out of the park with the new Pax. This is a very popular vape and not without good reason so seeing this comparison was, to us, nothing short of intriguing. As it turns out, both have their place in this world, at least that’s the way the Shark team sees it. For extracts/concentrates, the Pax 3 is the solution. Why? Easy: because it’s the only one of the two that’s designed to vape concentrates. It has a concentrate lid/insert that transforms it from a compact portable designed for dried blends to a compact portable that does it all. However, when it comes to dried blends, they prefer the Solo II’s powerful heating element and all glass vapor path as it produces a higher quality of vapor when vaping dried blends, or at least that’s the way they see it.

Then, of course, there’s their comparison between the original and the new version, which we discussed the findings of a bit in the beginning of this news report. To summarize their findings here, the Solo 2, perhaps unsurprisingly, is the better of the two. It is essentially an improvement in virtually every regard over the original and as such, is truly deserving of the “2” in its name. To recap, it has improved vapor production, a faster heat-up time, and it’s actually a bit smaller than the old one. It also has temperature controls that make the original’s look like a joke, not to mention a wider range of temperatures to choose from.

Solo II Accessories:

For owners of the original Arizer Solo, there’s at least one big benefit to already owning the original and that’s the fact that virtually all of its accessories work with the new version. So if you have a stem that you like, go ahead and use it with the new version. Bought replacement parts that you haven’t used? There’s a really good chance they’ll work with the new version. So don’t feel like you have to throw anything away because there’s a high likelihood that your old Solo’s parts and accessories will come in handy when you acquire the new version. This all according to Vaporizer Shark.

On the Arizer website, there’s a list of available accessories, however, this isn’t the complete list of accessories available for it – it’s just the list of manufacturer made accessories. The reality is that this vape actually works with a number of third party accessories thanks to the adapter that Arizer makes for it which allows it to be connected to a water pipe such as a bubbler or what have you. And according to Vaporizer Shark’s analysis, it works well in this fashion. To quote their review, “the vapor is super smooth” once you’ve attached your favorite water pipe. Which, just in case you missed it, is a type of product that Vape World now carries for sale on their online vaporizer store.

Of all the accessories available, there are some that stand out to us. There’s the car charger, which is something that a lot of owners are sure to find useful. There’s the belt-clip carry case, which might be practical but as Vaporizer Shark notes in their review, there’s a chance you’ll just end up looking “like a nerd,” which could be a good thing depending on how you see yourself and who, if anyone, you’re trying to impress. There are replacement screens, a stirring tool, and then there’s an accessory that really piques our interest here at Vaporizer Wire: the stem cap pack. These caps let you secure any blend contained within your stems, which allows you to pack a stem up in advance and then place it a cap on it to seal it, storing it safely for later use. We like this idea and find it reminiscent of what Haze Technologies did with their Haze vaporizers, providing a small container as an accessory that’s designed to hold pre-packed bowls for quick use. Think of it as a speed loading system that reduces downtime when it’s time to vape. Then there’s the most intriguing of all the accessories: the adapter. This single piece is perhaps the most important accessory as it turns the Arizer Solo 2 into a water filtered vaporizer.

What do you think, which accessory sounds the coolest to you? Also, let us know what you think about this new vape and whether you agree with Vaporizer Shark’s analysis and review. We look forward to hearing from all of you. From your friends here at Vaporizer Wire, stay vaped friends!

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Vaporizer Shark Hits The Web With Comprehensive Vape Reviews

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While there are obviously more than a few vaporizer reviewers out there sharing their thoughts with the world at large via the web, Vaporizer Shark has quickly managed to set itself apart from the rest of the crowd by covering vaporizers and their related accessories in such a comprehensive fashion that you might actually find it hard to take in. Which is why they’ve added a quick review summary to each and every single one of their reviews. By doing so, readers can quickly cut to the meat of the review and get in and out with the information they need to make an informed decision in less time than it takes to tie a shoe. But for us, we can’t help but appreciate the depth of their reviews as they cover aspects that other reviewers simply ignore in their own assessments. If we were to use one word to describe what Vaporizer Shark brings to the table, that word would be “invaluable.” As in, Vaporizer Shark is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in vaping and particularly those looking for a new vape.

Their History

When it comes to their mission, Vaporizer Shark’s intent is quite clear. Their goal, according to the About page on their website, is to help the vaping community at large by providing “accurate and reliable information” pertaining to vaporizers and their accessories.

“…an online resource filled with accurate and reliable information pertaining to vapes, vape accessories, and related products.”

Reiterating this point in what is perhaps a more precise fashion, their website states that their mission entails the provision of “accurate” and “easy to understand information” intended to provide the vaping community with the information necessary “to make informed decisions” when it comes to vaporizers and their accessories. Ultimately, helping answer the question, “which vaporizer is best?” So if you want to know what the best vape is, you’ll definitely want to take the time to flip through their site and see what they have to offer.

Their Vaporizer Reviews

Examining their recently published DaVinci IQ review, what we find is an absolutely overwhelming amount of information about the new portable vaporizer, but the way that it’s organized and the fact that they’ve opted to include a “Speed Review” summarizing the in-depth review makes it surprisingly easy to take from it what you need without spending too much time reading. To us, this comes off as an excellent way to convey one’s thoughts on a given vape, in this case the new IQ. When we really take a look at the information contained within the review, it’s nothing short of impressive. There’s virtually no aspect left untouched as it’s all there – everything from information about the temperature and vapor quality to the heat up time and construction materials used to create it.

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This screen shot of the website shows the “Speed Review” section of their DaVinci IQ vaporizer review.

Looking at the different aspects covered in a little more depth as it pertains to their IQ review, they cover the IQ’s battery life, its temperature range, temperature controls, various features, weight, size, portability, problems (known issues), accessories like the Hydro Adapter that allows for the integration of a water filter like the Honeybird Core, construction materials, cleaning, maintenance, usage tips, warranty, app, and as if that wasn’t enough, they even offer comparisons to other popular and comparable vapes. That last little bit is something we find to be particularly fascinating because knowing that a vaporizer is good isn’t always enough, especially when you’re trying to decide between a number of good vapes. So kudos to them for making a point to include a vaporizer comparison segment to their vape reviews. In the case of the IQ, they compare it to such reputable vapes as the Pax 3, Firefly 2, Crafty, Mighty, and more. So if you need to know how it stacks up against some of the most popular and powerful vapes on the market, you’ll definitely want to take the time to sift through their comparisons.

Rating System

While the intricacies of their system of rating vaporizers and their accessories is unclear, what is clear is that they obviously put some serious effort into assessing the various aspects of the products they test and review in order to come up with their ratings – an assumption we derive from the extremely comprehensive and clearly very insightful nature of their reviews. It’s likely a given that they take into account such factors as the quality of vapor, usability, construction, cost, and so on when calculating their ratings. And in the end, they take all of this and turn it into an easy to understand number, well, technically a percentage but in essence, just a number that rates the product on a scale of 1 to 100 with 100 obviously being the highest possible rating/score a product can receive. In the case of the IQ, while this is certainly subject to change without our awareness, Vaporizer Shark has given it an overall rating of 92 percent.

Vape News Coverage

In what seems to be direct competition to our own site here at, the folks at Vaporizer Shark also cover vape news. Seeing as we’d obviously prefer to keep you in our own pocket, following us for all of your vaping news, we’re not going to tout their coverage of the vaporizing industry too much here other than to say that, like us, they too cover vaping news. But it’s not really what they specialize in. What they specialize in is clearly vaporizer reviews. And for that, they do an excellent job of breaking things down and laying it all out in an easy to understand fashion.

Vaping Guides

This is an area where we haven’t seen as much information compiled in one place as we’d like. When it comes to vape guides, you’re stretched between various sites, everything from forums to manufacturer’s websites and so on, but it’d obviously be better if all of this information was contained within one place. For which reason, search engines like Google prove to be invaluable resources for those looking for information on vaping, but it looks like Vaporizer Shark is looking to bring an end to this practice of scouring the web via search engines by simply compiling all of the information in one place – their website.

Where To Find Them

While Vaporizer Shark can be found on various social networks, like Instagram and Twitter, all roads eventually lead to their website, – that’s where you’ll find all of their reviews, guides, news, and whatever else they care to share with the world at large. So if you’re looking for what might very well be the most comprehensive vape reviews on the web, you know where to find them! And for clarity’s sake, seeing as we simply plugged their social network profiles via links above, their Instagram and Twitter handles are both @VaporizerShark. Follow them, who knows what they’ll share next.

In other news, recently launched its brand new vaporizer site that, much like Vaporizer Shark, covers a range of vape related topics ranging from reviews and news to guides and general information.

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