Ghost MV1 Review (AKA Spaceship-Looking Weed Vape from the Future)

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Ghost MV 1 Review Bottom Line

The Ghost MV1 is a futuristic, dual use vaporizer that supports dry herb and concentrate. This vaporizer provides on demand heating with the convection heating process, but manages to keep vapor cool with pronounced flavor. Flavor profiles are apparent whether you vape dry herb or concentrate. The Ghost MV1 works for anyone who likes versatility, likes getting super high, and appreciates the latest, premium vaping gadgets--because as you can tell by just looking--this is thing is next level.

The Ghost MV1 Background

The Ghost MV1 ($295 from Ghost Vapes) is already making a major impact in the vaporizer world. This new, dual-use vape works with both dry herb and wax concentrates, that versatility gives it a good shot for a spot on our Best Dry Herb Vaporizers list.

Our¬†Ghost MV1 Review gives you the details on the design, interface, performance and vapor quality of this weed vaporizer–check it out!

Ghost MV1 Vaporizer Review
The Ghost MV1 is a futuristic dual use vaporizer with advanced, novel features and premium build materials.

Ghost MV1 Update

Some of you early adopters know that the MV1 got off to a rough start because of issues with the mouthpiece, namely that it would make an irritating sound while you were drawing from it. Understandably, that soured the experience for a lot of users but I’m happy to report that Ghost Vapes fixed that problem.

So if that is what was holding you back from trying the Ghost, you don’t have to worry about it anymore. I’ve got some more updated information about the heat sink and the crucibles in the “Design” section and the “How to Use” sections respectively. So give them a look while you’re here.

The Ghost MV1 Kit

The Ghost MV1 kit comes complete with accessories for use with dry herb and concentrate:

  • Ghost MV1 dual use vaporizer unit
  • Dry herb crucible +¬†Wax crucible
  • A concentrate pad for wax
  • Cleaning materials + micro USB charger.

We recommend investing in a good weed grinder like the SLX grinder, it will grind up your herb to the ideal consistency. You will get the best possible vaping experience from the Ghost MV1 that way.

Ghost MV1 Dry Herb Vaporizer ReviewGhost MV1 Dry Herb Vaporizer Review
The Ghost MV1 kit has all the basics required for both dry herb and concentrate vaping.

Key Features of the Ghost MV1

This new weed vaporizer has some unique features that set it apart from other vaporizers:

  • Compatible with dry herb + concentrate
  • On-Demand convection heating – heats herb instantly for great flavor
  • Retractable glass mouthpiece – cools vapor + adjusts draw resistance
  • Removable herb and wax chambers – makes cleaning easy
  • Four preset temps (3 for dry herb / 1 for extracts) — ¬†Low (340¬įF) | Medium (365¬įF) | High (390¬įF).
  • Retail price: $295 directly from Ghost
Advanced technology and convection heating results in a quick heat time with cool vapor.

Most vaporizers only stay on for 5-10 minutes per session but on demand heating means that the Ghost MV1 is ready when you are. You don’t have to vape all your herb at once—you can take a few hits, chill out for a while, and continue when you’re good and ready.

The Design of the Ghost MV1

The Ghost MV1 is too big to be a true portable vaporizer, unless you put it in a backpack or something. This Ghost is basically a large portable, so you can transport it if you must, but it’s best as a home-use vaporizer.

The retractable glass mouthpiece is convenient to prevent breakage but the Ghost’s limited portability is something to consider if you like to vape on-the-go. The Ghost MV1 is comfortable to hold despite its size and the buttons are well-placed and intuitive.

Ghost MV1 Weed Vaporizer Review
The Ghost MV1 has removable chambers that use dry herb or concentrates.

There is a fire—or vape—button on the back that you hold down while vaping. The mode button on the front checks the battery level and changes the temperature settings–each is indicated by three LED lights on the front. The chamber holds 0.12 grams of herb, smaller than the average but the Ghost MV1 uses it¬†efficiently and economically.

Cleaning the MV1 can be a bit of a chore because of all the various parts and pieces. In particular, cleaning the heatsink can be troublesome because it means that you have to remove the whole thing from the device, soak it in alcohol, wipe it down, and put it back in the device.

How to use the Ghost MV1

The Ghost MV1 is easy to use with dry herb or concentrate despite a somewhat-intimidating appearance.

For Dry Herb:

  1. Remove herb chamber and fill with ground herb (not too tightly), replace chamber + lid
  2. Hold down mode button to enter temp control mode
  3. Press vape button and wait a few seconds, the Ghost vibrates when ready
  4. Extend the mouthpiece, and hold down the vape button while inhaling.

The optional crucible dispenser is a cool place to store up to five crucibles. Just pre-load each one, place it in the dispenser, and you have quick access to a fresh crucible when you’re ready. The Crafty and Mighty¬†have optional crucibles and they’re among the best weed vapes ever made. Is this a growing trend? We’ll see.

Ghost MV1 Review crucible dispenser
The crucible dispenser is a convenient and efficient way to store pre-loaded crucibles.

For Wax Concentrate:

  1. Remove crucible and place liquid pad inside herb chamber
  2. Dab small amount of wax onto pad, place lid on chamber, and return to vaporizer
  3. Hold down mode button and select preset wax temperature
  4. Hold down vape button until Ghost vibrates, extend mouthpiece, and inhale.

Removing and replacing the crucibles involves a bit of a learning curve because the crucible cover doesn’t snap on securely. It just sits on top of the crucible, so you’ll have to be careful when inserting it into the herb chamber. The crucibles also get really hot, so if you need to empty one or switch it out, you’ll have to wait till it cools down.

Dab tools from Amazon can hook you up with a premium wax tools and containers to get your wax sessions started quickly, and to keep things neat.

Ghost MV1 Dry Herb Vape Review
On the left, the liquid pad for wax vaping. On the right, the standard dry herb chamber.

Performance and Vapor Quality of the Ghost MV1

The Ghost MV1 is¬†engineered for impressive vapor quality and terrific¬†flavor. The vapor from dry herb is phenomenal, some of the best we’ve experienced so far–and what’s more–with low draw resistance, you can pull for a good 15 seconds at a time.

Higher temperatures produce bigger clouds but you’ll get better flavor with moderate temperatures. The flavor from the wax is excellent as well, the Ghost MV1 heats it thoroughly, leaving barely any residue. No dab left behind!

Ghost MV1 Weed Vape Review
The Ghost MV1 produces great flavor with both dry herb and wax concentrates.
  • The¬†smartphone app gives you more granular temperature control¬†if the presets aren’t to your satisfaction.
  • You can adjust the draw resistance of the Ghost MV1¬†based on how far you extend the mouthpiece—a cool feature.
  • The battery capacity is major¬†providing¬†multiple sessions from a single charge at varying temperatures. Charge times are lengthy, so you’ll be charging the Ghost overnight.

The Ghost MV1 vs Similar Vapes

There’s a lot of competition in the premium vaporizer market so we did some comparisons to show you how the MV1 fares against them. Our Ghost MV1 vs Crafty/Mighty comparison shows you how the MV1 fares against one of the industry’s OGs.

The Ghost MV1 vs DaVinci IQ comparison puts the Ghost against one of the smartest, most stylish vapes around. Of course, we had to put the MV1 up against the other top on-demand vaporizer in the Ghost MV1 vs Firefly 2 comparison. There’s the Boundless Tera vs Ghost MV1 comparison for you to check out as well.

Arizer Solo 2

The Arizer Solo 2 is an awesome larger portable for at home use. The Solo 2 provides excellent vapor and flavor quality, with the addition of a screen and exact temp control. The Ghost MV1 vs Solo 2 comparison gives you a look at how these big vapes fare against each other.

Arizer solo 2 review

The Ghost MV1 Review: Final Thoughts

The Ghost MV1 ($295 directly from Ghost Vapes)¬† is versatile, looks cool, and it performs. A sure contender for Best Dry Herb Vaporizer, the Ghost MV1 throws down the gauntlet to the rest of the premium weed vaporizers. It gives you an intense long-lasting high that you won’t want to come down from.

The Ghost MV1 provides instant on demand heat and the flavor is always top notch. Seriously low draw resistance is a major bonus and the glass mouthpiece keeps the vapor cool.

There are a few minor quibbles: the Ghost is too big to be a true portable and removing and replacing the chambers can be tricky (at first). Extra long battery life, fantastic flavor quality, a killer high, and huge clouds makes up for it though! The Ghost vaporizer gives high end vapes like the Crafty and Firefly 2 a run for their money!

Ghost MV1 Vaporizer

On-demand heat, super high quality vapor.

$295

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