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How do I choose a vape?


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How do I choose a vape?

While vaping is a fairly new industry, manufacturers have been busy inventing new devices to keep up with demand and trends on the vaping scene. With so much choice, so many trusted and brilliant brands, you might be wondering, how do I choose a vape?

There are two main categories when it comes to vape devices, your vape pen and then your box mod. In this blog I have made notes on how to choose a vape that is right for you, based on your vaping experience, preferences and personal taste.

The Vape Pen

People often choose a vape pen when they are starting out as they are fairly simple to use and have a mouth to lung inhale, just like a cigarette. Generally the vape pen is fairly compact in size, with some of them being able to fit in the palm of your hand (eleaf icare being a great example of this). The vape pen is perfect for the ex smoker who doesn’t want too much to carry around. A great vape pen for starting is the Aspire Pockex. Here is a link to this kit

There are so many vape pens to choose from, all with different features. Some of which tell you the battery life, have coils you can change, variable airflow and even variable wattage on the more advanced vape pens. If you are looking for bigger clouds with a vape pen, then try this little chap out, the Smok Stick V8 2ml sub ohm starter pen. The tank can also be upgraded to hold 4ml of liquid.

A vape pen will give you good flavour and clouds, depending on the vape juice you are choosing for your device.

The Box Vape

If you have tried vaping before and feel comfortable with direct vape to lung inhale then you might like the more powerful box vape.  They have more advanced with variable wattage and the ability to sub Ohm. You will notice that with a box vape you will produce bigger clouds and get a more intense flavour, depending on the quality of your e-liquid of course.

Some of our box mod vapes can be seen here.

If you want to turn vaping into more of a hobby, or if you want to create a bespoke vaping experience then you even have the ability to modify box vapes and build your own coils.

Some of our big boy vape box kits can be seen here.

The checklist

Once you have decided whether to buy a box vape or a vape pen you will want to consider these four things before you make your purchase.

  1. Is it easy to fill up? Top fill or bottom fill?
  2. Replacing coils is simple and reasonably cheap to buy
  3. The battery lasts
  4. Ensure that it is from a trusted brand or shop

Feel like you know the answer to the question “how do I choose a vape?” If not, chat to one of our team either online or in store.

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Becky Saunders

I'm a writer, runner and biscuit lover. When I'm not writing about pens, pods, mods, coils and juices, you'll find me running in the hills fueled by cookies.

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