Vape Shopping Buyer's Guide

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The past decade or so has changed smokers everywhere once vaping came into play. Do you remember your first vaping experience? Whether you are new, semi-experienced, or a straight up vape veteran, it is important to know what to look for when shopping for a weed vape. Learn more about the anatomy of a vape, which specs you should pay attention to and which vapes are recommended depending on what kind of vape user you are. Here is the ultimate vape shopping buyer’s guide, let’s get to it!

Anatomy of a vape

There are various types of vaporizers, ranging from vape pens, box mods, and desktop vapes! The same essential components are in each setup but packaged differently. Here’s the basics of a vape:

Tank - This is where you put your concentrate. If using a vape pen, it will be the chamber located similarly to where e-juice goes into an e-cig. 

Mod/battery - Especially when using weed vapes on the go, a battery is involved and obviously important to have a functioning vaporizer. Desktop vapes are usually not battery operated so be sure to check on this prior to buying a product, especially when buying vapes online.

Atomizer - the reason vaporizers work is due to the atomizer, or coil. Heated coils are placed within the tank or chamber and this heats up the concentrate to produce vaporization allowing for smoke to be inhaled. 

Which is the best vape to buy?

It depends on your preference! If you want to vape on the go or have a really powerful setup in your home, there is a weed vape for every kind of occasion.

Storz n Bickel Classic Volcano Vape

storz n bickel desktop vaporizer

An OG of the vaping world, the Storz n Bickel Classic Volcano Vape comes highly recommended even as a desktop vaporizer. Known as a luxury medical grade vaporizer, the Storz and Bickel Volcano will stand the test of time and outperform almost any vaporizer to date. This is German made so you know it is built to last, but also comes at a pretty hefty price so stack up those coins if you want this bad boy!

KandyPens Oura Vape

kandypens oura

Every vape user knows about the KandyPens Oura, and for good reason. This seven-inch portable vaporizer is one of the cutest on the market but she is also feisty! Heating up in a quick five seconds, the KandyPens Oura is ideal for passing around your (social distancing) circle. If this portable rig is not in use for over four minutes, she will shut off and conserve her energy for when the party starts up again. Let’s be honest, this is the perfect addition to any smoker’s collection!

Puffco Peak

puffco peak

It is almost impossible to mention the KandyPens Oura without mentioning the Puffco Peak as well. This is another smart handheld portable dab rig that delivers powerful hits in a compact device, not to mention hits are very flavorful! Equipped with four different temperature settings and a quick heat time of 20 seconds, customize your smoke sessions with ease. Made for an on-the-go lifestyle, this portable dab rig comes with a carrying case too for convenience. Check out an in-depth comparison of the KandyPens Oura vs Puffco Peak. For the best Puffco Peak accessories snag the Puffco Travel Pack too so you’re ready to vape on-the-go. 

KandyPens Donuts Wax Vaporizer


The KandyPens Donuts Wax Vaporizer is another testament to how amazing KandyPens products are for the modern vape user. A temperature controlled weed vape pen featuring SloBurn Technology, this pen helps to heat up your wax at a slower pace and is unique with a ceramic chamber and disc atomizer for ultimate vapor production. This is one of the best vape pens as it really brings out the best taste in your concentrates, producing crisp and clean hits.

PAX Labs PAX3 Basic Kit Vaporizer


A sleek and discreet portable vaporizer, the PAX Labs PAX3 Basic Kit is compatible with both dry herb and wax so you never have to choose! Made with only the best medical grade materials, the PAX3 is one of the best devices to use when you are trying to smoke in secrecy and want to do it quickly. Heating up in 15 seconds, the PAX3 has four preset temperatures so you can quickly customize your pen and get high in the blink of an eye. To make things even easier for you, use the PAX Labs app to control your pen in just a few swipes!

Leaf Buddi Ceto V2 Vape Mod

leaf buddi vape mod

Be sure to check out this limited edition Leaf Buddi Ceto V2 Vape Mod! A three-inch box mod vape that is compatible with most vape cartridges, this limited edition Leaf Buddi drop features the homie Einstein. This is a budget pick alternative compared to other vape setups and we highly recommend this brand for vape box mods if that is your preference.

EF420 Vertex Vape Pen

EF420 vape pen

If you are really balling on a budget, the EF420 Vertex Vape Pen is the answer to your prayers. Not only can you vape discreetly, but this cheap vape pen allows you to change voltage settings in just one click! Each voltage setting has a different color light to indicate which setting, and to preheat just press the button twice. Especially if this is your first vape purchase, you cannot go wrong with this pen whatsoever. A total win!

Vape Guide

Everyone looks for different specs in a vape setup and hopefully the variety above can help you decide what route is best. Vaping is a great experience with its travel-friendly and discrete nature, not to mention how easy it is to get up and functioning in just a few seconds! One thing is for sure, you will definitely be high and happy no matter what vape purchase you make. Check out our cheap vapes for sale if you want to cop a steal before the holidays. Which vape setup is your favorite?

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