The AR mod is a proudly American made ecigarette mod from Tac Mods. It is available for around $180. This mechanical mod is, in fact the latest and highly innovative mod from Tac.
It has a patent pending design of an octagonal-shaped button. Its design is very unique because it was made to replicate the barrel of a traditional AR-15 rifle. It is a design that is not just aesthetically cool, but also functional.
There are air holes in its 18650 body. These air holes help dissipate the heat from the mod’s interior.
AR Mod Features
Its body is constructed out of smooth steel and can accept 18650 batteries. There are rails on the body that were intended to make the mod look like a rifle barrel. The rails are smoothed so the user can hold and use it comfortably.
Its patent pending design likewise prevents the hand from sliding down the tube. This way, you could grip it very well in your hands and press the octagonal base button with ease. This mod has contact pins all made of copper for best conductivity. From voltage drop tests, AR device has been observed with 0.03-0.05 volt voltage drop.
It also features knurled top and bottom caps to make the mod looking quite rough and rugged. On the top cap comes a small chamfer that gives it a flush appearance when used with 22 mm dripping atomizer. There are 2 adjustable pins that will fit each button and flat top batteries.
AR is also powder coated black to render it with a military look and to also provide protection for the mod. Each mod has been carefully tested to guarantee it is operational. Each AR has a serial number on the rail and comes with a custom dog tag that also has a serial number that matches the number on the mod.
Without a battery, the mod weighs 186 grams and stands 3.37 inches tall. The total length is 4.2inches with the top and bottom caps. It has a width of one inch.
The unique design and appearance of this mod is enough to make you want to invest your money on it.
It has 6 vent holes on every side so battery venting is really prevented. Apart from helping with venting, these holes likewise add to the aesthetic quality of the device. Opening it up, you can already see that it has a solid stainless steel construction.
This USA-made device definitely feels sturdy when held in your hands. Yet, it is still small enough to be carried and used conveniently every day. AR is now available in copper contacts, but there has been news that the mod will be released in silver contacts.
The solidity of the device also extends to the button. It will not loosen or spin unnecessarily since it is locked into the octagonal slot that holds it in place. The button is also recessed so that the mod can stand up when placed on a table without worrying that it will misfire. This helps in preventing unnecessary firing of the battery when it is not in use.
The top cap also measures 22 mm so that it will look good with most of the atomizers available in the market that you want to use. While you can enjoy versatility in terms of atomizers, one drawback of this mod is that it can be used only with 18650 batteries. If you are looking for a smaller device for smaller batteries like 18350, you need to look for a different device. Yet, with 18650 batteries, you can get a very mod with decent voltage drop.