Dabbing FAQ & Guides

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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CBD Oil and Children Information for Parents

by: Technogul F. | 02/19/21 2:30PM

Accessible in the form of vaping, oils, lotions, cocktails, coffee, gums and more, CBD has been advertised as a cure for symptoms as far-reaching as chronic pain, asthma, migraines, depression and ADHD.

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Why Does My Vape Pen Get Hot

by: Chelsea O. | 11/16/20 2:30PM

When it comes to vaping, heat is a very essential part of the experience. You need heat in order for your device to make the vapor. However, not all heat is a good thing, and sometimes your device can get too hot. This makes vapers think about - why does my vape pen get hot?, or what causes a vape pen to get hot?

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What Are the Pros and Cons of Vaping

by: Chelsea O. | 11/12/20 2:30PM

Despite the fact vaping continues to gain popularity, there are still many questions when it comes to this pastime. Is it right for me? Are all vaping devices the same? What are the advantages of vaping? With so much information out there, it can be hard to determine what is accurate and what is fluff. So, to help you understand whether vaping is the right choice for you, here are a few key points to keep in mind.

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How Many Dry Herb Vapes Should I Own

by: Anthony E. | 10/23/20 1:30PM

This article will highlight the many different types of dry herb vapes that can be available depending on personal preferences. Although these are all designed for the specific modality of dry herbs, their functionality may differ. Here we will be looking at these differences

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What Is a Banger for a Dab Rig?

by: Aaron B. | 09/22/20 1:30PM

With the increase in dabbing, it comes as no surprise many new options and tools have been making their way onto the market. While innovation has created a rise in tools and options, it can be slightly intimidating to those not familiar with the essentials required for their first dabbing experience. While many are familiar with the dab rig term, it can be easy to get confused with so many different terms (such as banger, carb cap, or dab nail). This article will help to clarify one of the more essential dabbing components - the banger.

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Can You Bring Vape on a Plane

by: Aaron B. | 09/19/20 1:30PM

While it is hard for many of us to remember a time when you could smoke on board a long international flight, there used to be a time frame when it was accepted. Nowadays we are reminded right away with clear “NO SMOKING” signs throughout the plane. However, while vaping tends to fall in a similar category as smoking, it is not exactly the same thing. Leading many vapers to wonder what exactly is allowed while traveling with a vape. Can you bring your vaping device on the plane? How do you handle the security checkpoint? To understand what is allowed and what you need to do, keep this helpful information in mind.

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