Eleaf Lemo 2 Intro
Based on the popularity of the Kayfun and other popular rebuildable tank atomizers (aka RTA’s), Eleaf created the Lemo. Since then, Sub Ohm tanks have literally flooded the market and changed the way we vape. Since then, Eleaf created the Lemo Drop and now the Lemo 2 with bigger airflow than ever before! It even comes with a .5 Ohm coil that was wicked and ready to roll. However, I still am not sure if this is actually a Sub Ohm tank or not. Technically, it is, but it’s definitely not up to par with some of the other Sub Ohm rebuildable tanks that I have used such as the Goliath and Billow.
Overall I would say this is a great rebuildable tank, especially for the price. However, if you want a tank that is going to handle high wattages (30W and above) and thicker VG-based juices, then this might not do it for you. I have went through at least a dozen tanks worth of juice and tried it at many different wattages using the .5 ohm coil that it came with, in addition to one that I had built. I also experimented with many different wicking methods, including the pancake wicking method. I found that above 30 watts, even at 33 watts, this thing was just not keeping up with thicker juices.
Eleaf Lemo 2 Specs and Features
- 1 x Lemo 2 Mouthpiece
- 1 x Lemo 2 Top Cap
- 1 x Lemo 2 Glass Tube
- 1 x Lemo 2 Atomizer Cover
- 1 x Lemo 2 Atomizer Tube
- 1 x Lemo 2 Coil Stand
- 1 x Lemo 2 Atomizer Base
- 1 x Pre-made Heating Coil
- 1 x Heating Coil (1m)
- 4 x Small Screws
- 4 x Seals Gasket (big)
- 2 x Seals Gasket (mid)
- 5 x Silicone (black)
- 2 x Organic Cotton
- 1 x Screwdriver
- Length: 76.2mm
- Diameter: 22mm
- Liquid Capacity: 3.8ml
- Rated Resistance Range: ≥0.3Ω
- (Default configurations: )
- Resistance of the Pre-made Coil: 0.5Ω
- Diameter of the coil: 0.5mm
One of the things that appealed to many people about the original Lemo was the flavor. The Lemo 2 boasts great taste as well, with the addition of even bigger clouds. After putting it to the test, I can agree that the Lemo 2 definitely holds up in the flavor department. However, I did have some wicking issues with thicker, VG-based juices, at higher wattages. At first, I thought I was wicking it the wrong way but after experimenting with various methods, I have concluded that this tank is just not designed for max VG juices above 30 watts, despite anything Rip Trippers may have said. However, as long as you are using the right juice and are not blasting it with more than 30w, the flavor is nice. If you are looking for that dripper-in-a-tank experience then I would recommend the Goliath V2 over this one quite honestly, but if you just want a reliable and affordable RTA, this is it.
Now with more airflow than ever before, the Lemo 2 chucks it like a woodchuck. (We are not sure how much a woodchuck chucks, but probably close to the amount of vapor this thing puts out.) But seriously, this device puts out some real nice clouds. Of course, it depends on your build but let’s just say using the .5 Ohm coil that it comes with, you can fill her up and chuck clouds in no time. It seems as though Sub Ohming has become the new standard in vaping, but honestly I wouldn’t build this atty much lower than that. It’s not like you are going to win a cloud comp with this thing.
I find it unfortunate that they give you this product built, wicked and ready to roll, however when I filled it up and had a vape, it tasted funny. There was definitely an oil taste to it, so I had to give it a rinse before I was satisfied with the flavor that I have been hearing so much about with this tank. Other than that, the machining is actually very nice. The device itself has a nice weighty feel to it. The threads are very smooth, especially considering the fact that this is not a very expensive item. Not only can you feel the quality on this tank, but it even looks like a well-made and solid atomizer.
Look at it! Eleaf definitely knows how to make a tank that is simple, sturdy and stylish. The Lemo 2, has a very chunky yet slick design. The drip tip it comes with is a little bit too wide, in my opinion, but I can’t blame them for trying to appeal to the cloud chaser deep inside all of us.
The Lemo 2 has two airflow slots, one on each side of the tank. If you are upgrading from a mouth-to-lung setup, then this is going to knock your socks off. However, if you are spoiled by the massive airflow that you get from a Subtank, RDA, or now even most of the RTA’s coming out, then this tank is not going to impress you. My guess is that Eleaf designed this product a little bit before the whole Sub Ohm tank craze really took off so this was huge airflow for that time. After using the Goliath V2 which has two huge slots, the airflow on the Lemo 2 just pales in comparison.
Ok, so this RTA is primarily made for a single-coil setup. I’m sure if you are clever enough, then you can figure out a way to fit more than one coil in there, but I am trying to use the product the way that most people are going to use it, with a standard .5 Ohm coil. (They recommend spacing out your wraps a little bit to help with wicking on this device.) I am not going to lie, if you have never built on a Kayfun-style atomizer before, then it is not going to be fun and games off the bat. However, once you get the hang of it, like any atty, it is not that hard to build. At first glance, I was happy to see that your leads can go into these two little holes but when you actually try building it, you realize that these holes are at a different angle than your coil. You can also trap the leads under the screws, which I found to be even harder. Not the easiest deck to build on, but not terrible.
- Looks great
- Great flavor/clouds
- Top-fill port
- Wicking issues with high viscosity juices (70% VG and above)
- Wicking issues with high wattages (30W and above)
- No access to the coil when filled
Overall score – 7.5 out of 10
In summary, this is a very nice RTA. However, despite the fact that it does come with a .5 Ohm coil, I would not call it a Sub Ohm tank. Fortunately, Eleaf does not market it as such. They just threw in that coil and drip tip to move a few extra units to what PBusardo calls the “cloud crowd”. Since Eleaf does not claim for this to be a Sub Ohm tank, I will not take off major points for the fact that it just isn’t one. However, it is a little bit misleading when you put in a Sub Ohm build and a drip tip wider than the Grand Canyon. I personally think this tank is ideal at .5 Ohms and above, around 25-30 Watts. If you are looking for a tank that will compete with your dripper in terms of taste and cloudage, this is not it. However, I would recommend this to anybody who wants an inexpensive RTA with great flavor. In conclusion, this is a modern alternative to the Kayfun.