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RYO Magazine, April/June 2001, 2nd Quarter , Why People Smoke
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Comparison of Maiker 100mm and Escort King-Size tubes   We covered the 100 mm Maiker tubes in the Injector section of this issue to such an extent that little more can be said that has not already been said. However we would like to repeat our concern for the quality of these tubes as they are manufactured in Asia and appear to be of somewhat inferior construction. We also noted some discomfort (harshness) when smoking identical tobaccos and comparing the taste side by side with various other tubes. However in all fairness, we have only had these tubes for a short while and have seen only a few boxes of them so we ask our readers, who choose to try them, to let us know their opinion as well. The 100mm length is a welcomed innovation and as you can see in the diagram at left they are definitely longer though not quite 100mm (97mm to be accurate). They are also thinner in diameter, which we feel is going to be a necessity for this length to be popular with the manufactured cigarette crowd. In fact, as more companies explore the 100mm tube market, we feel it inevitable that the final industry standard be even smaller in diameter than these. The box they come in is the nicest in the industry and should set a standard for improved packaging of all future tubes containers. They are certainly worth a try as the Maiker Brand injector, necessary for their use, provides for a low cost experiment, and the tubes, given their additional size, are fairly priced. Remember, these tubes will work on NO other injector as they are smaller in diameter and won't fit on the injection nozzles of other manufacturers.

Let us know what you think - RYO

 

 

 


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