Vaping Knowledge Base
With so many questions about vaping, equipment, accessories, handling, maintenance and more, we decided to create a page where you can learn more about pipes, dab rigs, parts, accessories, cleaning your rigs and vaping in general.
If you can’t find answers to your questions here, feel free to get in touch with us and our team will be happy to help.
How do I clean a dab rig?
Take your dab rig apart and soak it in a specialized cleansing salt and alcohol mix. Cover with a plastic bag and leave for up to an hour. Use cotton buds to clean small corners and nooks in your dab rig. Rinse clean and let dry.
How much does a dab rig cost?
You can buy a dab rigfor as little as $40, but they can go up to a couple of hundred dollars depending on what you get. We always recommend investing in a high-quality electronic dab rig if you’re a regular user.
How do vape pens work?
Whether you use a vape pen, wax vape pen or dab pen they all work roughly the same way. Vape pens have a chamber that you put pre-filled cartridges, wax or dabs in, which is heated to produce the vapor that you inhale. Vape pens are usually battery powered.
Are vape pens bad for you?
All smoking has some effect on your body, but compared to smoking joints with or without tobacco, vape pens are less harmful. As it avoids both the use of tobacco (and therefore nicotine) and there is no combustion happening, vape pens don’t produce the same toxins that traditional smoking does.
What is the best kind of vaporizer for weed?
The best kind of desktop vaporizer for cannabis should have three main features: a simple yet sturdy design, adjustable heat settings and high-quality materials like stainless steel or quartz. You want your desktop vaporizer to both be simple to use, and give the best flavor and most enjoyable experience from your bud.
Vape vs. bong: which should I buy?
Althoughvapes andbongs are equally popular, they have totally different advantages. Vapes can give you a cleaner high and they’re more portable, but they also tend to be much more expensive and can get you really high, really fast so they’re not ideal for novice smokers. Bongs, on the other hand, tend to give a gentler high and cost less money, but you’re inhaling smoke rather than vapor.
How to: clean a bong without rubbing alcohol?
If you don’t have any isopropyl alcohol toclean your bong with, a simple mixture of water and salt followed by a vinegar rinse will do the trick. Shake up the water and salt in your bong; you can follow ourcleaning instructions. If you’re wondering how to clean a bong with vinegar, all you need to do is pour the vinegar into the bowl and shake it around. It’ll remove any lingering residue or stains. Then simply rinse clean.
How to: fix a broken bong?
If you’ve dropped yourbong and cracked it, there are a few quick-fixes to seal the gap. If you can find a two-part epoxy mixture in hardware stores, you can use this to patch the crack and create a long-lasting fix. Super glue works well on plastic bongs, but isn’t great for glass. A last resort would be duct tape, which can fix cracks effectively, but only temporarily if they’re near the water chamber.
If you’ve broken off a part of your bong, like the bowl, investing in a new one is your best bet.
How do I know how fine to grind weed?
How fine togrind weed kind of depends on how you plan on smoking it. Some methods require a really fine grind, like dry herb vapes and joints. Other smoking tools, like bongs, allow you to get away with a chunkier grind. Practice makes perfect, so experiment with different grinds and methods until you find one you love. If you’re wondering ‘do you have to grind weed?’ take a look at ourarticle on grinders.
How to: clean a Puffco Peak?
One of the most famous vapes around (and for good reason), you’ve probably heard of or own one by now. But how to clean aPuffco Peak?
First, you should give it a quick wipe with a cotton swab after every use to prevent build up. If it needs a deep clean, you can follow our instructions forcleaning a vaporizer. All you need is some isopropyl alcohol, salt, some pipe cleaners and you’re good to go!