Originally Posted by Sambooka
phunnel has a hole and the Vortex has a platform with holes in a different location. I like the Vortex better because the platform keeps the foil from getting sucked down into the hole and it holds a little less tobacco.
We've gotten three hours of solid smoking with no burning taste out of my Vortex. I have read that some of the phunnels suffer from the issue Sambooka mentions, but can't say all of them do. If you are going to get a phunnel, DO NOT get a knockoff IMO.