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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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Are Vape Batteries Safe Tutorial

by: Chelsea O. | 11/01/20 2:30PM

The batteries used with vaping devices are a different type of battery than what you use for other household items like children’s toys or TV remotes. These batteries are powerful and while these incidents can be avoided, things can happen. Therefore, you to understand how to properly care for and handle the battery to your vaping device to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable experience.

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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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Is it Legal to Vape and Drive?

Is It Legal to Vape and Drive Rules to Vaping

by: Chelsea O. | 10/15/20 1:30PM

When you think about whether you are allowed to vape and drive, it really comes down to the legality of it. Fortunately, for the most part it is okay to be vaping and driving, although there can be some gray area. This is because although there are no specific laws directly banning vaping and driving in the United States, it does not mean you cannot get a ticket for vaping and driving.

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What Is Vaping Etiquette Best Practices

by: Chelsea O. | 10/05/20 1:30PM

Vapers fall into two categories - those who are worried about how they will be viewed and those that do not care. Unfortunately, simple acts like releasing clouds of vapor into the air at the wrong time or place can result in bystanders being annoyed or even disgusted. This is where vaping etiquette comes into play.

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What Are the Most Common Vaping Mistakes

by: Aaron B. | 10/02/20 1:30PM

Vaping has become increasingly popular in recent years, so it comes as no surprise many users are making the switch from traditional smoking to vaping. While many would love to have a flawless vaping experience from the get-go, this is not the case for most users. Many times, new users will feel overwhelmed or confused, and due to inexperience, they will deal with some form of a hiccup to prevent them from having the overall vaping experience they are looking for. To help ensure you have a better vaping session make sure to avoid falling victim to these common vaping mistakes.

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Are One-Hitters More Efficient

by: Chelsea O. | 09/29/20 1:30PM

In a day and age where dabbing and bongs are all the rage and many devices require a power source, it is no surprise people either downplay or are even unaware of smoking devices like one-hitter pipes. With so many uninformed users, it tends to offer more questions than answers. For example, "What are one-hitters?", "Are they more efficient than other pipes?", and "What benefits do one-hitters offer?" Nonetheless, one-hitters have been around longer than many realize, and in fact, are one of the oldest, most reliable options available for smokers. While they are not the method of choice for group smoking, these small and mighty pipes offer simplicity and so much more.

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How to Use a Vape the Right Way

by: Anthony E. | 09/23/20 7:41PM

Did you know that despite the popularity of modern vaporization, many people if not most out there are not actually using them correctly? It is true, and it does not matter what you have as a vaporizer as much as how you use it. While setting the proper temperature and loading the atomizer should be common sense, other factors such as inhalation methods are often overlooked. You could be getting more out of your sessions and in fact, you could actually be wasting your material. If you have never heard of mouth-to-lung or direct-lung, this article is for you. Here we will be looking at these issues and informing you on how to properly utilize your vaporizer.

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Is Vaping Cheaper than Smoking

by: Anthony E. | 09/23/20 1:30PM

Vaping and smoking are the two most popular forms of herbal consumption. Whether you choose to smoke dry herbs, or vape wax and e-juice, you are sure to find something to suit your needs in either category. The problem here is that there are unforeseen costs that many do not consider. Sure, you might need a lighter to smoke, or a dabber for your wax, though there is a costlier aspect that many do not see until it is too late. Most of these are the cost of accessories and the materials being smoked or vaped. Another is the health aspect that can come at a price. There is a reason why many choose to transition over to vaping instead of smoking. Here we will be exploring these and more as we delve into which modality is the most cost effective.

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Are Bongs Better Than Pipes

by: Anthony E. | 09/22/20 1:30PM

When it comes to smoking, we all love a good Sherlock pipe, or maybe even just a nice color-changing spoon. The truth is that there is lots to choose from in the smoking world. While some pipes can even incorporate water, such as a bubbler, other pipes can cool down the smoke using an elongated tube. It is true that most of these pipes can be much cheaper than a standard bong, though this does not imply that they are also better. You often get what you pay for, and here we will be looking at the many wonderful creations that smoking technology has provided us over the years concerning the many different types of bongs out there. We will also be looking at how these devices are also better in terms of cooling and filtration.

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Are Silicone Pipes Dangerous

by: Chelsea O. | 09/22/20 1:30PM

With the popularity of smoking on the rise, it is no surprise to see other materials being used to create pipes and bongs. Typically, the majority of smokers prefer glass for their pipe or bong of choice. This is due to the fact glass has non-reactive properties, making it so your last hit will still be as good as the first (as long as you properly maintain your device). However, the downfall to glass is how fragile they are, and many smokers have dealt with the accidental drop that has ruined their favorite piece. To help combat this issue, companies began to use other materials to create more durable pipes, with the most common alternative to glass being silicone.

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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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Are You Supposed to Inhale When You Vape

by: Chelsea O. | 09/21/20 1:30PM

When it comes to vaping, many new users tend to have a few questions. Common ones can include things such as: “do you inhale the vapor?”, “which technique provides a more powerful hit?”, or “how many inhalation methods are there?”. While questions of this nature might sound ridiculous, they are not foolish. After all, every person who vapes wants to have the best experience they can get, and there are multiple inhalation methods for users to choose from (with each method providing a different overall experience)

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What Is the Most Ideal Vape Temperature

by: Aaron B. | 09/14/20 1:30PM

When it comes to vaping our favorite dry herbs and concentrates, we all have our own temperature preferences. Some of us like to vape at high temperatures to get the most vapor, while others prefer to take it slow and go at a much lower temperature for the most flavor. No matter your tastes, there is an ideal range for every type of vaping modality. Whether you enjoy dry herbs or wax, certain temperature settings can make a profound difference in your vape session. Not all material will vape the same, and it is crucial to know what settings can give you the most bang for your buck. Here we will be looking at these differences and how to achieve the best temperature setting for your vape material.

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What Was the First Vape Ever Created?

by: Anthony E. | 09/11/20 1:30PM

Since the dawn of man, there have been a plethora of ways to consume everything from dry herbs to resins found in plants and trees. New ways to inhale the smoke and vapors from these materials has been an intriguing journey. From the shamans of ancient Peru to modern-day medicine, vaporization has evolved and taken on new demographics in the pursuit of what we all want: happiness. Improving our state of well-being has always been a worthwhile endeavor, with vaporization at the cusp of supporting that premise. Here we will be taking a look at the first methods used to consume various materials through the use of vaporization, and how they evolved from more primitive ways such as smoking.

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Should You Vape Indoors

by: Chelsea O. | 09/09/20 1:30PM

One of the definite perks of vaping is the discretion it allows. Vapers are able to vape their favorite herb or concentrate while still appearing as just any typical e-cigarette vaper. Due to this, where and when you can vape offers a much broader option than for those who are smoking out of a silicone pipe or a glass bong. However, some people are not comfortable vaping in public and prefer the luxury of vaping in their own home; which stems the question - should you vape indoors? Is it safe? Does it create the same presence as if you were smoking in your home?

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What is a Convection Vape?

by: Colby M. | 08/31/20 1:30PM

Whether you consider yourself a dry herb enthusiast or have just begun your journey, convection vapes are worth your consideration. Convection vapes offer a vaping experience like no other in terms of flavor, consistency, and luxuriousness. That said, they tend to command higher prices, making them less friendly to beginners. Let us take a closer look at convection vapes and explore what makes them so great.

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What is the point of a pipe screen

by: Colby M. | 08/10/20 1:30PM

If you have ever used a smoking pipe, chances are you have heard the term ‘pipe screen.’ If you have not, no worries. Pipe screens are small cylindrical mesh-like accessories that are inserted into your bowl to tamp down on clogs and scooby snacks. Pipe screens are usually made from brass or stainless steel and come in large packs. You can also find glass pipe screens as well. Large packs are great for pipe screens because they get replaced frequently between a certain number of smoking sessions. You might be wondering, what is a scooby snack? Scooby snacks refer to small chunks of herb that accidentally get sucked into the neck or mouthpiece of a smoking pipe forcing the user to unclog their pipe or accidentally inhale them. Either way, they can be super annoying to deal with. With a pipe screen, you can prevent scooby snacks from occurring. In the next section we will break down the pros and cons of utilizing pipe screens to improve your smoking experience.

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