Dabbing FAQ & Guides

Why You Should Use an E-Nail for Dabs

by: Anthony E. | 07/14/22 1:30PM

E-nails, or electronic nails, are one of the most convenient ways to dab without having to resort to any other means of heating up your dab nail. As one of the most popular ways to have a dab session, e-nails are gaining more and more popularity with each passing year.

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How to Properly Season a Titanium Dab Nail

by: Anthony E. | 07/05/22 1:30PM

Using a titanium dab nail is one of the best ways to use a dab rig. Titanium nails are extremely durable and ideal for beginners and those who are using them for home setups. With every titanium dab nail, it will have to be seasoned. This means that it will have to undergo a preparation before using it for the long haul. Failure to do so can bring about a negative experience. Imagine tasting metal on your first dab hit. Not a good thing. In this article, we will go over what seasoning is and how to do it properly.

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How to Open a Stuck Wax Vape Tank

by: Anthony E. | 06/30/22 1:30PM

Some of us like to overdo things. When it comes to vapes, we like to make sure that they are on tight. This gives us peace of mind knowing that we are trying to ensure the integrity of our vape sessions. Sometimes, this can work against us as we inadvertently do it a little too well. You will eventually find that you have overtightened your wax vape tank, and now you need to pry it open somehow. In this article, we will be looking at the many things that can cause this and how to go about fixing it.

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How to Use Your Bong for Dabbing Wax

by: Anthony E. | 06/20/22 1:30PM

Dabbing wax is mainly reserved for using inside of a dab rig, or a portable vape pen. Bongs are predominantly used to smoke out of. While these two modalities are worlds apart, it is possible to tweak your bong and turn it into an efficient dab rig with a few modifications. While you will find it less than ideal to use a typical bong bowl for your dab hits, you will be more than pleased to know that a traditional bong can be just as effective as any dab rig on the market, and this article will explain just how.

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How Do You Heat a Ceramic Dab Nail?

by: Anthony E. | 06/18/22 1:30PM

Ceramic dab nails are popular for a variety of reasons. For one, they retain heat much longer than either quartz or titanium. They have an attractive price point and do not require the typical “seasoning” that other nails require out of the box. Ceramic leaves your dabs clean-tasting and pure. In this article, we will be looking at how to best heat up your ceramic dab nails to get the most out of your dab sessions.

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High Temperature versus Low Temperature Dabs

by: Anthony E. | 06/16/22 1:30PM

Temperature matters a lot during a dab session. Some users like to target specific terpenes and cannabinoids, while others just want the biggest and thickest clouds they can get. The result will always depend upon what your temperature was and how it was utilized. If you use a carb cap, this will significantly influence the temperature and how your dab hits will be. In this article we will be looking at how different temperatures affect your dab hits.

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Is Everyone Using Silicone Dab Rigs Nowadays?

by: Anthony E. | 04/27/22 1:30PM

Silicone dab rigs have become increasingly popular for a variety of reasons. Compared to standard glass dab rigs, silicone has risen to rival glass in practicality and convenience. In fact, silicone outmatches glass when it comes to pretty much everything! This article will go into detail on how this came to be and why you would want to consider replacing your glass rigs with silicone instead.

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Do I Have to Use a Carb Cap When Dabbing?

by: Anthony E. | 04/09/22 1:30PM

Carb caps and dabs have become synonymous with perfection. It is the way most people have a successful dab session. Carb caps are essential for doing several things and ensuring you have a dab session that is productive. In this article we will be looking at why using a carb cap with your dab rig is crucial to having a dab session that gets you the most bang for your buck.

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Should I Get a Pokémon Dab Tool with My Rig

by: Anthony E. | 03/30/22 1:30PM

Pokémon is one the oldest and most popular anime series on the planet. In fact, Pokémon reaches a wide audience and not specifically just for the child demographic. There is a depth that surrounds the story and history of Pokémon and its world of characters. This article will outline why you would want to get your hands on a Pokémon dab tool for your rig. Seriously, who doesn’t love Pokémon? Gotta catch ‘em all!

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Why Dab Mats Were Born and Adopted

by: Anthony E. | 03/28/22 1:30PM

Dab rigs are one of the most popular ways to enjoy a good wax session. They are known for producing some of the biggest and thickest hits. Since glass is the most popular medium for taking a dab hit, it goes without saying that they are also prone to more inadvertent events. This article will be taking a closer look at what dab mats are, why dab mats are a thing, and why you would want to consider using one for every dab session.

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Do I Need a Torch Lighter for Dabbing Wax?

by: Anthony E. | 03/26/22 1:30PM

Dabbing wax through a dab rig is one of the most popular methods of wax concentrate consumption. To properly heat up and disperse the wax contained inside your nail, enough heat is required. In this article we will be taking a closer look at torch lighters and how they are an essential tool required to properly heat up and vaporize your wax concentrates inside a dab rig.

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Can I Use the Same Piece of Glass for Flower and Dabs?

by: Anthony E. | 03/24/22 1:30PM

Glass pipes, bongs, and dab rigs have become the go-to for many people when it comes to smoking and vaping their favorite dry herbs. The use of wax from a dab rig has recently become all the craze with specialized units specifically made just for vaping wax concentrates. Since vaping is a world apart from smoking, the two are not alike, but they can use the same unit. This article will go into how you can interchangeably switch between smoking and vaping with the same piece.

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What is the Point of Using a Dab Rig?

by: Anthony E. | 03/20/22 1:30PM

Dab rigs are one of the most popular stationary vaporizers you can possibly use for wax concentrates. Using a dab rig ensures efficiency and consistency with every hit. Compared to other types of vaporizers, dab rigs are unique in their ability to utilize water. In this article we will be looking at why people use dab rigs in the first place, and why you would want to consider using one for your wax concentrates.

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Can You Keep Wax in a Car Overnight?

by: Anthony E. | 03/18/22 1:30PM

High-quality wax maintains an overall consistency that will melt when put under the right type of heating temperature. There are many different types of wax with varying consistencies and viscosities. Depending on your environment, wax can be kept safely with no issue. In this article we will be going into whether or not wax can be kept in your car overnight, and why this may or may not be a good idea.

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Can I Make a Dab Rig Out of a Regular Bong?

by: Anthony E. | 03/14/22 1:30PM

Bongs and dab rigs are very similar in their ability to utilize water in their chamber. Some types come with multiple chambers while others feature advanced filtration methods such as percolation. Converting a bong into a dab rig is achievable with the right type of components. In this article we will be going over how one can make a dab rig out of a bong and why this may or may not be desirable.

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Can I Use a Dab Rig to Smoke Herbs?

by: Anthony E. | 03/12/22 2:30PM

Dab rigs have come to be known as the superior method of vaping wax concentrates. Similar to a bong in many ways, they seem almost identical. The real main difference would obviously be the nail in place of the bowl. Some dab rigs have interchangeable parts, however. This can allow for one to replace the nail for a bowl and convert the unit to a bong. The question is, would you really want to do that? This article will be discussing how in detail.

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What Type of Pipe Would I Use to Smoke Dab?

by: Anthony E. | 01/19/22 2:30PM

Smoking pipes are one of the most common tools used to imbibe the use of smokable materials. They have been used for a millennium and are some of the oldest methods of smoking to date. Since then, smoking has seen many strides in the form of concentrates. Here we will be taking a closer look at what types of pipes you can use for your dabs.

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Why New Yorkers Love Dab Pens

by: Anthony E. | 12/07/21 2:30PM

Like the name suggests, NY Vape Shop is home to New Yorkers, and if you have yet to notice, they just love to vape dab pens! We will be looking into why New Yorkers love using dab pens and which ones are the most used and preferred by most New Yorkers.

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Should I Buy Stuff Online or At a Head Shop?

by: Chelsea O. | 06/08/21 1:30PM

Whether from the pandemic or if they are just going along with the technology, most businesses have some form of an online store. But which choice is the right selection to choose - brick and mortar or online shopping? Read on to help determine whether you should buy online or in-store.

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Different Types of Wax to Dab and Know About

by: Amy B. | 02/26/21 2:30PM

There are many types of wax to choose from when you want to dab. They each offer different consistencies and malleability and are derived using a handful of standard processing techniques. Read on to learn about the most common types of wax and what sets them apart.

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