Wednesday, October 25, 2017

New ejuice flavor: Crossroads - Caramel Tobacco

A new eliquid flavor has been released! Crossroads: Caramel Tobacco


Crossroads is a sweet tobacco immersed in our signature Caramel blend for the ultimate Caramel flavored tobacco ejuice! The tobacco is a blend of robust and sweet tobacco flavors that provide a satisfying vape.

Our Caramel is unsweetened and is well balanced with the sweet tobacco flavor. Together they create an addicting all day vape.

You wont have to trade your soul at the Crossroads to get this decadent eliquid flavor!

Flavor profile: Caramel, Smooth, Sweet Tobacco


Sunday, August 27, 2017

4 Tips For Avoiding a Cracked Vape Tank



Just like any other hobby, vapers can run into problems right from the get go. Unfortunately, most of the problems occur to newbies who have not fully educated themselves about vaping or what to look out for that will help them take care of their equipment. Because of this, we will explore the 4 best tips to consider that will help you avoid a cracked vape tank.

Tip #4: Avoid Placing Your Vape Tank In Your Pocket
Accidents happen, we get that. But you should never make a bad habit of sticking your vape tank in your pocket. The pocket is the most convenient place for storing your vape tank while it's not in use. Not only is a bad idea, but it can be a costly error that you want to avoid. You run a much higher risk of forgetting about it and as soon as you sit down, you hear a crunching sound. Another reason why your pocket is a bad idea is that you may accidentally add your coin change. These metallic coins have the potential to cause an explosion if they touch the batteries.

Tip #3: Look At The E-Juice's PG/VG Ratio Before Filling the Vape Tank
Knowing the PG/VG ratio of your e-juice will allow you to know how well your vaporizer will function. It also can be a determining factor in the possibility of your vape tank cracking. The main reason is that VG is very viscous, so it takes longer than normal for the wick to be soaked enough where the juice reaches the coil. 

When the next puff is taken, you experience a dry hit. If you experience too many dry hits after a while, your vape tank runs the risk of cracking. To prevent any possible cracking, the best solution is to add a good amount of PG so that you'll avoid the dry hits.

Tip #2: Look at the Electronic Cigarette or MOD's Voltage/Wattage Settings
A lot of e-cigs today have a variable wattage and variable voltage setting. The Best and safest of the two is the variable wattage. The main reason is that you won't experience any overheating that could not only damage your coil but also make your vape tank crack.

So now that you know why it would be wise to stick to a variable voltage setting, you can rest assured that your vaping experience will go without a hitch.

Tip #1: The Vape Tank's Material - Buy Glass or Pyrex over Plastic
Vape tanks make up more than 50% of sales relating to vaping products. The main cause for such a high rate of sale is due to certain e-juice flavors that vapers have reported to have been making their vape tanks crack.

It has been discovered by several sources that certain e-juices react to the polycarbonate plastic that manufacturers use for the vape tanks. Because of this, enzymes in the e-juice begin to react causing the plastic to crack.

If you have ever experienced a cracked vape tank, then you have been witness to a very messy situation. But having a mess shouldn't be your big worry. Your big worry should be knowing which e-juice is causing the reaction with your vape tank. Or, you can upgrade to a pyrex glass vape tank and your problem is solved.

Conclusion
Hopefully, you won't come across any problems concerning cracking. But if you do, it would be a good idea to invest in a glass tank before you return to your regular e-juice flavors. We all know that every e-juice tank is different. This is why some will be able to withstand a lot more everyday occurrences, like the ones listed above. 

If you become one of the unfortunate vapers to experience a cracked vape tank, then you should seriously invest the extra money for a pyrex glass tank. For their price, you are making an investment that will allow you to enjoy every e-juice available. Keep in mind though, you won't want to mishandle your e-cig anymore by tossing it or forgetting you have it in your pocket before you decide to sit down.

In the end, having a cracked vape tank can be a real drag if you are just beginning to vape. But, taking these four tips with you will ensure that you will never run into a problem.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

CCVapes Twist Kit


1300 MAH Variable Voltage Battery, (2x) T3D Clearomizers, Charger, 30ml Bottle of Eliquid.
The Ego Twist is a great entry point into Variable Voltage vaping. You can adjust output power from 3.2 volts up to 4.8 volts giving you greater flexibility. Simply twist the dial on the bottom of the battery.
With an 1300 MAH Battery, you will have enough power to get thru the day. Its slim, light weight and comfortable to hold.
The Ego Twist has a Black rubberized no slip finish.
Also in the kit are two T3D Dual Coil Clearomizers. These clearomizers perform quite well and provide consistent vapor and throat hit. The base has a nice textured grip, so its easy to screw and unscrew from your battery. Easy to refill and have replaceable bottom coil heads.
Charge your Ego battery safely and with the convenience of using either USB or an AC Adapter.
What kit is complete without eliquid? Below you'll have the option to choose a flavor and nicotine level for your 30ml bottle!
Features:
·       1300 MAH Battery
·       Selectable Voltage from 3.2V to 4.8V
·       Easy to use Twist dial for adjustment
·       Long Battery Life
·       Buck-Boost Technology
·       Blue LED, 5 Clicks on & Off
·       Clearomizers hold 2.5ml of liquid
·       USB Adapter to charge battery from computer USB port
·       Wall Adapter to plug in to any standard US outlet

·       Compatible with all eGo style accessories that use Ego Threading or 510 connections

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Several Tips For Keeping Your Vape Gear Organized



As you go up the vaping ladder so does your vape gear. With time, you’ll find that you have acquired a lot of vaping devices, e-liquids and accessories from Crystal Canyon Vapes, and storing them will not be as easy as it was on your first days of vaping. If you’re finding it difficult to keep your vape supplies, whether when traveling or just at home, then here are several tips to help you through.

Tip #1: Plan for Storage
The first step to keeping your vape gear organized is to get the right type of storage. If you’re in transit, you can purchase a specialized case that has compartments to fit your different accessories. However, if you are just at home, a storage container is more suitable. It’ll accommodate more supplies. You can visit your nearest convenience store and get a storage container that comes with dividers, allowing you to compartmentalize. Such storage containers allow you to create compartments depending on the size of your vape gear. At the end of the day, you’ll find that everything you need for your vape session, is in one place.

Tip #2: Tidy Up
Want to get rid of clutter? The key is in cleaning up. Simple enough, right? Every other week, dedicate a few minutes to clean your used vape gear. Also, take the time to wipe your storage case or container. This way, it ‘l be much easier to identify what is what, when you need it. Additionally, it helps keep your vape supplies more organized.

Tip #3: Labeling
Labeling is crucial is you want your vape gear to stay organized. Sometimes, you might have accessories which look the same but have very distinct characteristics. To tell them apart, without tearing your storage container apart, you need to keep everything well-labeled. Labeling only helps to make your organizing work easy. Also, it helps you easily locate what you need by pointing to you where it is. 

Tip #4: Play Around
One of the reasons why vapers find it difficult to keep their gear organized is because they find it really boring. Therefore, if you could learn how to play around with your storage gear, them it would be all okay. Try using your favorite brand stickers to keep the storage container looking fresh.

There are many reasons as to why one would want their vape supplies to stay organized. For some, it’s simply the urge to have everything organized. For others, it’s all about keeping their vape gear away from children and pets in their homes. While others simply want the convenience of finding vape supplies easily. Regardless of your reason to keep it organized, the above tips will give you the ideas necessary on how to get it all together.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

The Different Types of Replacement Coils



Replacement coils are a way to keep changing the current coils whenever it is required. Replacement coils are especially important when you start to notice a burnt taste in your flavor. This means that your coils might be burnt and, therefore, requires to be replaced. Replacement coils is what keeps you vaping for as long as you need. Having covered the importance of replacement coils, it is only sensible to talk about the various types of replacement coils available in the market. 

Here's a look at the three most common types of replacement coils: 

Single Coils

Single coils are a no brainer. They are just that- one coil in the atomizer. They are preferred by many new and even advanced vapers. The reason why they are an appealing choice to new vapers is the fact that they are easy to set-up. Also, they go well with lower-power devices, which most of the newbie vapers prefer. This is because they tend to consume less power. Besides, power is only being drawn by only one coil. Therefore, the single coils don’t require much power to heat up. Additionally, if the airflow is regulated, single coils have great potential to produce thick clouds, unlike in dual coils where if you regulate the air flow, your vape device could end up getting too hot. Single coils are also a great option for advanced vapers who are just starting to build their own coils. This is because they are pretty easy to build. 

Other than prolonging your battery life and allowing you to vape longer, single coils also save on the amount of e-juice consumed. Besides, the liquid is in contact with only one coil. Therefore, less juice is vaporized at a time.

Dual Coils
Dual Coils are loved by cloud chasers. This is because they have the ability to produce large clouds of vapor. Besides, every time power is conducted, it goes through the coils at the same time. In turn, the coils vaporize the juice. Consequently, more vapor is produced, making dual coils excellent for cloud chasing. However, it should be noted that with dual coils, you have to be willing to pay a double amount for replacement coils, every other time you need to replace them. Also, the power consumption will be higher; therefore, you need to recharge your device more frequently. And, you should expect to run out of juice at a quicker rate.

Sub-Ohm Coils
There are many subcategories of sub-ohm coils. Most dual coils are excellent for Sub-ohming. This is because, by having two coils in the same atomizer, you will be reducing the resistance, which is what you are going for when it comes to this type of vaping style. However, you need to understand that not all dual coils are great for sub-ohming. Nickel, Titanium, and Stainless Steel are preferred because their resistance decrease as the temperatures rise.

Conclusion
To have a satisfactory vaping experience, it is important that you understand the various types of replacement coils. You don’t want to waste money in the wrong coils. Also, knowing about the various replacement coils will prevent you from the frustration of working with a coil that doesn’t match your needs.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

3 Ways To Prevent Vaper's Tongue


Vaping has become a very popular trend among those are looking to live a better lifestyle and want to avoid the dangers of smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes. You avoid a lot of the chemicals and carcinogens that are in cigarettes and vaping tends to be a lot less of a nuisance to those that are around you on a regular basis. 

However, one downfall to being a dedicated vaper is something that is referred to as "vaper’s tongue". It is not what you think it might be, which many guess is maybe a coating on the tongue from the process of vaping. Vaper’s tongue actually refers to suddenly experiencing a lack of flavor when smoking and come about from a number of different reasons whether it be dehydration or illness.

Vaper’s Tongue
The first reaction a person will normally have is thinking that something has gone terribly wrong with their electronic cigarette that has caused them to no longer taste the vape juice flavor that they have been using. In actuality, these flavorless inhalations have nothing to do with the device or the liquid being used. The vaper actually is experiencing a decreasing flavor effect that comes from their habit.

How Can You Prevent Vaper’s Tongue?
There are a number of different ways that you can avoid this annoying problem from occurring so that you can go back to enjoying your favorite e-liquids from Crystal Canyon Vapes: 

  • Tip #1: Stay Hydrated - Dehydration is one of the most common reasons for experiencing vaper’s tongue. If you aim for the recommended eight to ten glasses of water per day, you will not only reap the health benefits of being well-hydrated but you will also be able to better taste and experience your juice from your device.
  • Tip #2: Don’t Overdo One Specific Flavor -  Everything should be consumed in moderation and E-liquid flavors are no different. If you constantly are using the same flavor over and over this can lead to diminished flavoring. Switch your flavors up a bit or at least rotate a couple of different varieties in order to prevent your body from adapting to the smell and taste. 
  • Tip #3: Keep Your Nasal Passages Clear - If you have had a cold or allergies before then you know what comes about when you are stuffed up. You tend to experience a diminished sense of taste and smell. Your sense of smell is very much related to your sense of taste. If you are sick or just tend to be someone that is often stuffed up, you may want to utilize something like saline sprays to help reduce inflammation in the nose and help you breathe better. The end result is being about to better experience your e-liquid flavors.

You can easily avoid that dreaded vaper’s tongue by just slightly changing your vaping routine. This way, you can enjoy the products you like the best without having to completely change what you are using.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

3 Quick Ways to Identify A Damaged Vape Tank

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Regardless, if you just bought your first electronic cigarette (non-disposable) or have been vaping for years, everyone experiences the occasional leaky or gurgling vape tank. In this article, we will discuss 3 quick ways to identify a damaged vape tank and what you can do to try and fix the problem.

The first problem that many vapers encounter after buying a new tank is leaking. The tank can leak from the bottom or the top but they are both easy to fix. If the tank is leaking from the bottom, first try adjusting your air flow holes to the lowest setting when you aren't using the tank. This will prevent juice from leaking out of the tank's air flow holes. If the tank continues to leak after the airflow has been restricted, this indicates that the rubber O-rings on the inside of the tank have been installed incorrectly or are damaged. To change the O-rings, remove the Pyrex glass from your tank and locate the rubber seals on the top and bottom base of the tank, these are the O-rings. Check to make sure they are properly installed and do not have any rips or tears in them. If they are damaged, they must be replaced to stop the leaking. If your tank is leaking from the top, make sure that you have been storing it in an upright position.

The second problem that seems to happen quite frequently is spitting. "Spitting" is when hot vape juice is shot through the chimney and into the mouth of the user. It can be quite unpleasant and sometimes painful. If your tank is spitting, the juice is being wicked faster than it can be vaporized. What this means is that the wick inside of the coil is soaking up juice faster than the coil is vaporizing it and hot juice is being sucked up the chimney through the mouthpiece. Typically, this problem can be fixed by increasing the wattage on your device. If the wattage on your device can't be adjusted then it is recommended that you use a thicker juice to eliminate spitting.

Have you ever heard a gurgling noise coming from inside of your tank? Have no fear as this problem is quite normal and is easily fixed. If your tank is gurgling, it means that you've added too much e-liquid and flooded the atomizer! Don't worry though, this can quickly be fixed by taking the atomizer off, wrapping a towel around the opening, and giving it a few firm shakes. If done correctly, the excess juice will come out of the atomizer and be absorbed by the towel. You can then reassemble your tank and continue vaping.


Hopefully, with this information, you are now able to recognize a broken or damaged vape tank and troubleshoot the problems. Whether the problem is spitting, gurgling, or leaking, all vapes do require a small amount of upkeep to keep them in a good working condition. The enjoyment that you will receive from the hobby of vaping is well worth the small amount of time that you put into maintaining your vaping device.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Empire Turkish RY4 Tobacco


A complex blend of Turkish and Eastern Tobaccos that come together for a rich smooth blend. We've also introduced some RY4 elements into this e-liquid to make it unique!
Slightly sweet Turkish Tobacco with a warm smooth body and aromatic high notes, complimented by a blend of creamy Caramels for just the right amount of Sweetness.
Exhaling thru your mouth gives you a sweeter Tobacco flavor while exhaling thru your nose provides a richer, bolder experience. This vape is sure to be the golden treasure of any Empire!

Flavor profile: Turkish, Tobacco, Caramel, RY4, Semi Sweet

Choose your options

60, 30 and 15 ml bottles are glass and come with a glass dropper. 5ml bottles are plastic.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Get It Right: Cartridges and E-Liquids Are Different!


One of the most common things that new vapers get confused about is the difference between cartridges and e-liquids. Yes, there is a difference! It is very easy to get the two mixed up if you are not familiar with vaping and the different materials that go into the process. Continue reading to find out more about cartridges and e-liquids, and which one is right for you. 

Cartridges are easier to understand because they usually go with basic electronic cigarettes. If you chose a vaping device targeted toward newcomers, chances are that you are using cartridges. Cartridges are easy to use because you buy them and they are already filled with e-liquid. When you are done vaping, you simply dispose of the container. Cartridges are a great choice if you are going to be vaping on the go. They can easily be inserted, vaped, and disposed of with no mess. This is a great option because you do not need to worry about dripping or spilling your e-juices. This is the best choice if you are relatively new to the vaping world because it is easier to deal with. Once you get more involved and knowledgeable about vaping, you might want to switch over to e-juices. The main reason that someone people prefer e-juices is because you cannot change cartridge brands. It has to be compatible with the device you are using. This makes your choices somewhat limited. But for most people, it is the perfect starting point.

E-liquids are used with devices that contain atomizers. You pour the liquid in yourself so that you have more control over you are vaping. E-liquids are also less expensive than cartridges to use. Unlike cartridges which need to be disposed of, e-liquids can last a long time when taken care of properly. E-liquid vials usually only need to be changed two or three times a month. That is a big difference from the 30 cartridges you would be using. In addition, you have more options with e-juices because you can use any brand that you want. You also have more customization opportunities in terms of flavor, base, and nicotine levels. E-liquids are a great choice for someone who is a little more experienced or prefers more control over their vaping experience. E-liquids are used in e-cigarettes that contain cartomizers and atomizers. The e-liquid is poured into the cartomizer which is located on the top of the device. Using e-liquids as opposed to cartridges requires a little more care because you are handling the e-juice directly. If you are careful to avoid any sorts of spills, this is a great choice if you want a little more customization. You can even mix flavors together to get one that you really enjoy.

Cartridges are typically used with slim e-cigarettes and e-juice is used with devices that have an opening at the top. Cartridges are disposed of and replaced when they run out. E-juices are refilled into the cartomizer and last longer. The flavors can also be mixed so it is perfect if you are interested in trying new things. Now that you understand the difference between e-liquids and cartridges, you are probably wondering which option is best for you. Cartridges might be good if you are new to the vaping world and want a one-piece system. They are easy to use but can be a little expensive if you vape frequently. E-liquids are a good choice if you prefer more options because there are many more flavors and nicotine contents available in e-juice. The flavors can also be mixed to create the perfect vape.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Don't Sleep on Steeping


Most people think of steeping as relating to making tea or infusing flavors into foods. A lesser known use for steeping is to both enhance the quality of e-liquid for vapes and remove any residual flavor of the bottle and traces of alcohol. By taking a closer look at steeping your e-liquid, you'll quickly see that it isn't just for tea anymore. 

What it is:

Steeping in its simplest form is soaking something in a liquid to either draw out a flavor or infuse the flavor of the liquid into any food similar to marinating a piece of meat. This same process can be utilized to maximize the flavor of typical e-liquid and elevate it to a much higher quality. The underlying science behind steeping is oxidation. Oxidation occurs when the e-liquid reacts with the oxygen in the air to remove any alcohol present. Oxidation also gives your e-liquid a much darker and aesthetically pleasing look than juice that hasn't been steeped. 

How it is done:

The process of steeping is actually quite simple if you're willing to wait. First, you need to find a cool and dark place to store your e-liquid for anywhere from six days to two weeks. Simply remove all labels from your e-liquid bottles place in the previously identified cool and dark place and wait. Once a day you should take the bottle out of hiding, give them a good shake, and briefly open them and expose them to the air to induce oxidation within the e-liquid. While performing this daily ritual, be sure not to expose the bottles to light for too long or else this can decrease the overall quality of your e-liquid. For those of you who don't want to wait quite as long but still want to reap the benefits of steeping, there is a process for you as well. Simply place your unlabeled bottles of e-liquid into a sealed bag and place this bag into a warm bath. The bath should be hot but not too hot that you are unable to place your hand into it. Once the warm bath cools, simply take the bottles back out of the bag and open each one to expel the unwanted gases. 

Why you should be doing it to your e-liquid bottles before vaping them:


Most people begin vaping as a way to wean themselves off of traditional cigarettes. Whether it was because a doctor told you to, for a family member or just for yourself, health concerns or health goals are one of the main driving forces in the transition away from cigarettes. Not only will steeping your e-liquid before vaping it make your juice taste great, but it will give you even more health returns than previously thought. By removing alcohol and harsh chemicals associated with the bottling process, steeping your e-liquid is a simple process that is well worth the wait.

Vaping has offered freedom for thousands of people who wanted to transition away from traditional cigarettes. Not only does vaping offer a healthier alternative to cigarettes but it can also offer a plethora of enjoyable flavors for every individualized taste. Steeping your e-liquid before vaping it only enhances the already pleasurable flavors that are offered on the market today. Remember, don't sleep on steeping.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Ways for Keeping Your Drags Shorter


Let us face it, vaping is cool, not to mention that it is a better alternative to smoking. However, in bid to keep enjoying your favorite e-juice with your favorite unit that you got from Crystal Canyon Vapes, you must incur cost in constantly replacing parts and the e-liquid. However, if you are taking good care of your vaping supplies and handling them right, you should be able to save some bucks. And, taming the duration of your drags is one way of lengthening the lifespan of your unit.
Aside from ruining your electronic cigarette or MOD, taking longer drags could be harmful to your health, especially the lungs. Yes, we cannot deny the fact that vaping is a better option. However, if we are always taking short drags, we run the risk of ruining our lungs by decreasing the lung capacity. Also, it could lead to pneumonia. Besides, vaping involves the inhalation of vapor and nicotine.
With that said, here are some tips to help you take shorter drags and how it will help in improving the lifespan of your atomizer and to help preserve your health.
Before we can begin solving the problem, it is important to understand why vapers take long drags in the first place. The answer is simple. They take long drags because they think of it as the only way to get massive clouds. However, what most vapers don't understand is that you can take shorter drags and still reach the lung capacity. Taking short drags in quick successions will ensure that you get the desired lung capacity, but without putting stress on your device.
To be able to take shorter drags and still get a decent amount of vapor, it is important that you invest in the right atomizer. If you get a 510 atomizer or a low resistance atomizer then you will not have to take long draws to produce large clouds. These atties can produce awesome amounts of vapor even when you are taking shorter draws. Therefore, by investing in a high-power atomizer, you don't have to necessarily strain your device with long draws
Having adequate amounts of e-juice in your vape tank, always, will ensure that you are satisfied with taking shorter draws. As the e-liquid begins to deplete, the flavor starts to diminish and the clouds of vapor appear to be thinner. It is at this point that many vapers decide to start taking longer draws, not knowing that they are only making things worse and running the risk of getting burnt hits. Instead of opting for longer draws, first check the level of your e-liquid. If running low, refill your tank and you will not have to take longer draws to get you satisfactory cloud quality. Also, by taking shorter draws, you can go slow on the vape juice. Therefore, it will reduce your total costs of the liquid.

Shorter draws are the best way to inhale. This is because they help you to lengthen the lifespan of your atomizer and e-liquids, thereby reducing the cost of replacement for these vaping supplies. Other than being cost-efficient, shorter draws are advised to anyone who cares about their health. Therefore, we advocate for every vaper to try and take shorter draws. Besides, shorter draws do not have to mean that you are compromising on the vapor production. The quick successions techniques should be able to help you take shorter draws and still maintain a worthy vapor. And, investing in a low resistance atomizer will also help you achieve the same, only that you do not have to take long draws.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Can Too Cool of a Storage Place Damage The E-Liquid's Flavor or Contents?


While it's widely known that e-liquid comes in a multitude of flavors and thus plenty of ingredient variations to choose from, those who partake in the past time may not be 100% informed on the proper ways of maintaining their liquids as far as temperature control goes. There are questions surrounding what the proper temperatures to store an e-liquid might be and there is always going to be speculation that differs should you choose to get your information from a forum. While you can find some experts on the subject from such a source, this guide is meant to break down the details behind the proper care and maintenance of e-liquid for storing in cold and hot temperatures.

Heat Plus E-Liquid Equals Degradation
While you may be so concerned over whether or not to store your e-liquid in a fridge or freezer or perhaps another cold area, such as your car during the winter months, you may need to be more concerned with the heat when it comes to preserving the quality of your e-liquid. No matter what your liquid is made from, the heat and direct sunlight are the main causes behind aging anything to do with your liquid. This will also affect the overall flavor, so be sure not to forget your liquid in your car for too long in the summer.

Is Perspiration an Issue?
If you're worried that water might be added to your e-liquid if it's exposed to the cold for too long, that shouldn't be too much of a worry. Unless you are exposing your juice to a warm environment and then a cold one repeatedly, there is no possibility of water being created in your e-liquid container. This is especially true if you are storing your e-liquid in the fridge unopened or if it is in a tightly sealed container. Should you clean out a container and move the e-liquid from its original packaging to a new container, make sure it is thoroughly dried out before making that switch. Otherwise, you will be more likely to introduce water to the e-liquid.

Can Leaving E-Liquid in a Cold Environment Degrade the Nicotine?
There's a chance that you will be preserving the nicotine better by having it in a cold environment, such as a fridge, rather than storing it at room temperature. Since e-liquid is more finicky when it comes to hot environments and light exposure, leaving it in a cold and dark environment would be more ideal. This is the case if you live in a home or apartment that has poor cold airflow, such as during the hot summer months.

You are more likely to degrade the quality of your nicotine and age the ingredients in your nicotine much faster if you have it sitting on your windowsill or on a counter that receives a lot of direct sunlight, than if you were to leave it in your fridge for a few weeks. Plenty of DIYers will leave their nicotine in their freezer long-term. This can minimize the breakdown of your e-liquid's ingredients and will lessen oxidation over time.

Proper Use After Freezing or Cooling
Once you take your nicotine out of the fridge or freezer, allow it time to warm up before using it. This is more a choice of personal quality, since while it is cold, the liquid will be less viscous so it will not wick as well while cold.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Timber Frost at CCVAPES



Timber Frost is the perfect blend of fresh Wintergreen and sweet mints. Its blended with the right amount of Menthol for that cool, frosty sensation!
The sweetness of our Wintergreen contrasts nicely against the Menthol and is not over powering. Easily an all day vape that is refreshing any time.
Special thanks to Vapor Ree from our Facebook Group for naming this flavor!

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Mutation X Style RDA



The Mutation X Style RDA Stainless Steel finish rebuildable dripping atomizer. This RDA comes with pre-made wick and wire and is ready to build and vape!
This RDA has 3 posts with extra large diameter holes. Adjustable air flow with 2 to 18 air holes (9 on each side).
A deep juice well with a good amount of room for various coil builds and configurations. Finned top cap for better heat dissipation.
Includes
  • 1 Mutation RDA
  • 2 Pre-made Wick and wire
  • 1 Chrome Drip Tip
  • 1 Screwdriver & Replacement Screws
  • 3 Replacement O-Rings
  • Compatible with most devices that use 510 threading
  • Replacement Pre-made Wick and Wire Coils are available here

Specifications: Diameter 22mm, Length 34.5mm (without drip tip), Threading 510

Monday, June 12, 2017

Vaping and The Throat Hit Effect


One significant factor that for those who love to engage in the practice, is the quality of the throat hit that one gains in the process of vaping. It has even affected the type of vaping devices that are designed. A great throat hit can make a person to cough while a gentle throat punch smoothly moves down the throat.

The E-Liquid
The most important source of the throat hit is the PG/VG (Propylene Glycol / Vegetable Glycerin) proportion associated with the particular e-juice in thevaping device. PG is suitable for persons who are in search of a powerful throat hit, while for those who are only interested in a smoother throat hit are encouraged to use the VG type of e-juice. On the other hand, the throat hit obtained from PG is less satisfying unlike that which is gained from the use of nicotine. However, the throat hit associated with PG is powerful and it can be felt like a sharp biting sensation at the rear of the throat. For a PG/VG ratio of about 40/60 and 60/40, the throat hit is typically considered to be tough and very powerful consecutively. PG provides a punchier throat hit while that of nicotine which is more robust.

The Type of Vape Tank
For the best result in the process of vaping, it is important not undermine the importance of the vaping tank that is selected. The vaping tank is designed to match a vaping device, and it is imperative since this helps to meet different personal preferences. When this important fact is not considered in the process of acquiring a tank or the vaping device, one can easily miss out on the great throat punch that is delivered through the course of vaping, and therefore, will not be satisfied. The set up plays a huge role in affecting the quality of vapor that will be released. If the tank and the mod don’t match well, then the gas that will be obtained in the process is entirely unsatisfactory for both the tongue and the lungs. The best tanks are the ones which have been designed using glass material.

The Types of Coils and Wicks
The quality of the throat hit depends on the wick or coil that is used in vaping. Most people will tend to ignore the importance of the wick material, due to the massive dominance of cotton in the vaping devices. Using other materials for the wick provides a much better throat hit.
The use of cotton is extensive because most people consider it to provide a cleaner flavor. However, it does not provide a stronger throat hit as most people would expect. For a mild throat hit, cotton is the best. However, for a much greater punch in the throat, rebuildable atomizer would be the most suitable option. The use of hemp wicks also avails a very powerful throat hit.

Type of Vaping Device
It has never been entirely clear how the vaping device affects the throat punch and overall satisfaction that one gets unlike for the different PG/VG ratios, flavors, and nicotine. When vaping began, tank systems were most commonly used in the process. To get a great throat punch, one would have to use an e-juice containing a lot of nicotine and higher PG. However, in the advent of mods, there was less need of using concentrated nicotine, flavor, and PG. Therefore, high-power devices help people to get a stronger throat hit regardless of the e-juice being used.

Options are usually unlimited when one selects a mod that has different wattage levels since adjustments can easily be made to ensure that the best throat hit is obtained.

As much as vaping tends to be a new, it is a tradition that is being adopted rapidly. Additionally, it tends to embrace technology. Regarding price, the use of vaporizers and E-cigarettes helps to cut down on the cost. For E-Cigarettes, there are no recurrent costs like in the use of cigarettes. Finally, vaping leads to a complete cessation of smoking, which is very important for the health of individuals.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Do Ratios Really Matter?


There are a few characteristics of PG and VG that people need to know about because it can affect the experience that they have with vaping.

The first characteristic is that Propylene Glycol is a thin liquid that has no natural flavor. Therefore, it is going to work great with the e-juice that needs flavors added to it. Vegetable Glycerin is a thicker liquid that has a sweet flavor.

The second characteristic is that PG has a longer shelf life because all its ingredients are all natural. VG has a shorter shelf because of all its organic ingredients.

The third characteristic is that PG has a stronger hit to the throat. Therefore, a lot of people are going to suffer from throat irritation when they use it to vape. VG does not hit the throat as strong because it can get more vapor.

The fourth characteristic is that PG has a higher voltage requirement because it has a higher temperature resistance.


The last characteristic is that PG is going to produce fewer vapors when a person inhales and thinner clouds when they exhale. This means that a person is probably going to experience a burnt taste if the voltage is not regulated correctly. The VG has a smoother inhale and can produce huge clouds when a person exhales. Therefore, a lot of people love to do tricks with the vapor clouds of the vegetable glycerin.

The Ratios of VG and PG

When a person chooses the 100 percent VG it is because of two different reasons. The first reason is that they might have an allergy to PG. The second reason is that like to cloud chase competitively. People are not going to get a throat hit and because it is sweet, it is going to alter some of the flavors of the e-juice. This can also create an issue with the maintenance of the equipment.

If a person wants the best of both worlds, then they need to choose the 70 percent VG and 30 percent PG. This is because they are going to get a lot of vapor and a little bit of a hit to the throat. It is very smooth so it is not going to overpower the person when they are inhaling and they will still get the big clouds when they are exhaling.

When a person is experimenting with vapors for the first time, they will want to use the 50 percent VG and 50 percent PG. This is because they are going to get a small bite on the inhale and high-quality exhales. If though this is not a common ratio, a person can get a 20 percent VG and 80 percent PG if they want more vapors and a slight decrease for the hit in the throat.

Even though it is not as popular, it is common for people to get the 100 percent PG. This is because it has the strongest hit to the throat and you are going to be able to taste all the flavors of the e-juice. A person is going to get fewer vapors produced compared to the vegetable glycerin.

At first, numerous vast e-juice makers made their items with PG bases, and some offered VG e-fluids as a possibility for those hypersensitive to propylene glycol. In any case, they immediately found that making a base by blending PG and VG enabled them to join the best components of every substance, to give a scope of decision to vapers searching for various attributes in their e-juice.

On the off chance that you blend your own e-liquid, obviously, you have a definitive control. You will probably find that specific PG/VG proportions work best with your vaporizer and that distinctive proportions are ideal for various groups of flavors; you'll likewise locate that high-VG juice blended with a few flavors can take more time to soak, and that most high nicotine focuses and "fascinating" flavors aren't accessible in a VG suspension.

These are just some of the reasons why some people might want to choose the different ratios for the vegetable glycerin and the propylene glycol. It is all based on your preferences.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How Can The PG/VG Ratio in Your E-Liquid Affect Your Vape Tank?


At one time crafting e-juice from scratch was a hobby I enjoyed that taught me a lot about what goes into the juices we vape. From the flavorings to the nicotine to the PG/VG ratio, composing a good juice was about understanding the role these substances played and balancing them according to personal preference and purpose. Whether it's clouds or flavor, pen or sub ohm tank, the ratio of propylene glycol (PG) and vegetable glycerin (VG) form the basis of the effectiveness juice can have on the user's experience. With this knowledge, I would like to help you understand the difference in PG and VG, and how the ratio of the two can affect flavor and clouds depending on what type of device is being used.

Propylene glycol is a man-made chemical developed for use in everything from soaps and deodorant to inhalers and nebulizers. Very few people suffer a mild allergy to the substance and for this reason look to juices that have more VG. However, the FDA has labeled the substance to be "generally recognized as safe" for use in food, having anti-fungal and antimicrobial properties that help to balance the organic nature of vegetable glycerin. Its solubility makes it the ideal base for the flavorings used in e-juices, and nearly all the most popular flavorings that companies use come pre-mixed into a solution of PG. For this reason, PG is known as the flavor carrying agent in e-juices, as it has a smaller molecular structure that allows the molecules in the flavoring itself to be more easily integrated. The amount of PG you want in your juice depends on what type of tank used and the desired experience. Flavor chasers will look for a juice that contains an equal balance of the two. In tanks that produce less vapor such as the smaller skinnier vape pen tanks, a thinner more flavor-heavy juice is needed to offset the lack of cloud production and wicking capability. Propylene glycol itself does not adversely affect Pyrex or plastic tanks, but it should be noted that acidic juices with higher amounts of PG will contain a stronger concentration of flavor and could potentially crack the tank. The thinness of PG allows these tanks to properly wick the juice.

Vegetable glycerin is naturally derived from plants and is the substance that works to produce clouds. While it does have flavor carrying capabilities, it is less effective to this end. For those of us who chase clouds, less of the flavoring agent is required as the amount of vapor big sub-ohm tanks produce have the volume necessary for flavorful hits. On setups designed for cloud production, a mix with too much PG will be so thin that spit back may occur as the wick becomes over-saturated too quickly. Generally, those looking for cloud production go for a juice with the highest amount of VG possible. MODs equipped with bigger tanks have the power and wicking ability to handle juices heavy with vg, and these larger tanks provide enough room for the thicker liquid to disperse. Most large tanks are made with Pyrex or glass, neither of which will be adversely affected by VG. However, some of these are being coated with cheap paint that can chip off, so avoid using these altogether. Beware of juices claiming to be 100% VG as the flavorings themselves are based in PG, so achieving a pure vg mix is nearly impossible. But depending on the amount of flavoring used some juices can have as much as 90 percent vegetable glycerin in their mix.

Understanding these properties should help you to more accurately choose the ratio of PG/VG you need depending on the type of tank and your preference of cloud vs. flavor production. Remember that not all juices and tanks are the same so your personal satisfaction relies on properly balancing the two to achieve the desired experience.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Key Largo E-Liquid At Crystal Canyon Vapes



The pie filling is smooth and creamy lending sweetness to contrast with the tart citrus. Generously layered on top of a rich Graham Cracker pie crust.
Born in the Florida Keys and delivered to your door, this classic dessert can be enjoyed year round. So sit down, relax and enjoy this southern treat!

Flavor profile: Tart, Lime, Citrus, Graham Cracker, Slightly Sweet, Creamy

Friday, May 12, 2017

International Vaping Laws to Be Aware Of


In addition to its proven and possible health benefits, vaping allows many options that smoking does not. You can decide how much or how little nicotine you want or leave it out completely. There is an endless amount of flavor combinations to suit your mood and taste. And the vaping devices can be customized to suit your style. One of the main benefits that vaping offers that traditional cigarettes do not is more choices of where you can use them. However, when looking at vaping around the world, there may be a few places on the different continents where you must leave your device in its case. In some places, it is not that you can't vape, but there may not be regulations, so the hardware, e-liquids, and/or accessories are not sold in the local stores.

Vaping in South America

Here in the United States, vape products are allowed, but there are laws put into place to prevent selling to minors, even if the e-juice doesn't contain tobacco. Selling from vending machines is forbidden as are free samples. An ID must be supplied by anyone buying a vape product who claims to be between 18 and 27 years of age. Also, in many places the same rules apply for vaping as smoking. So, you will often find that you can't smoke in enclosed public areas, especially restaurants and bars or in open public areas where smoking is banned.

The case in Rio, Brazil is that it is illegal to sell vapes and accessories there. So, if you are there with your vaping device and you want to replace or buy liquid or accessories for it, then you might have to try to get it online.

In Argentina, it’s been illegal to import, sell, or advertise vaping products since 2011. This may be because it would interfere with the country's huge cigarette market. The official statement is that they don't believe there is enough scientific evidence proving that it is safe. Using an e-cigarette however seems to be OK, but it is just not a guarantee that you will be able to find one there.

In Bolivia, it is unclear whether vaping is not allowed or if it just can't be marketed, so bring your own supply if you cannot go without it, and hope for the best.

Vaping in Africa

In Africa, it is largely unclear whether vaping is legal in some countries. In Kenya, they are legal, and in Zimbabwe it is legal.

In South Africa, vaping is all the rage with more people quitting smoking and turning to vaping. Non-nicotine vaping is encouraged over using an e-cig containing nicotine, which is officially not allowed. You can still buy them, but at your own risk of course. In Egypt, e-cigs are banned, but vaping is not.

Vaping in Australia

Australia allows vaping as well as the buying and selling of the products and accessories, so long as no nicotine is involved. However, you can still order e-liquids online and have them delivered to you there. Officially, it has been announced that the ban on e-cigs will continue in 2017. The opinions of health experts are divided on this, however. Some say that vaping could lead to cigarette smoking, and others think it is a good way to quit smoking. This has been proven by the thousands of ex-smokers who turned to vaping to help them quit.

Vaping in Europe

In Europe it is legal to vape, but there are clear guidelines in place. These laws came into effect or began being more heavily upheld as of May 2017. Nicotine liquids over 20mg or L in strength will be banned unless you get it by prescription as will refill bottles containing more than 10ml. The prices on vaping products have gone up or will go up in cost, and this could lead to more people being reluctant to switch to vaping and saving their health.

Oddly, in Finland, the only e-liquids allowed are the tobacco flavors, and it is illegal to order over the internet.

In Russia, it is either allowed or unclear. In some areas, the sale and use of vapes containing nicotine are not allowed.

Vaping in Asia

In Asia, the laws vary. It is officially banned in Indonesia, but there are vape cafes, and they are sold publicly. You probably don't have to worry if you pack a supply in your luggage that's going under the plane, but do this at your own risk because some people have had their supply confiscated.

In Afghanistan, vaping is legal. In Iraq, it is unclear, and in Iran it is unclear but seems to be banned. In India, vaping is legal.

In China, even though this is the main country that produces e-liquid, it is illegal, and you could be fined. E-cigs are legal though just without the nicotine.

In Hong Kong, it is illegal to sell, use, or possess e-cigs containing nicotine.

In Japan, there is a ban on the sale of nicotine refills for e-cigs. Everything else is allowed.

In Malaysia, e-cigs will become legal after a complete ban previously. The entire industry will be monitored closely to ensure the quality and lower the risk of products that are hazardous to health. What this means though is that buying and selling vape products over the internet may be put to an end. Also, e-liquids containing nicotine will only be accessible through a doctor's prescription. In Singapore, it is completely illegal to sell, import, or even use vaping devices personally. So, if you want to pack a personal supply in your luggage that is not likely to be searched, do so at your own risk because these laws are heavily enforced.

US Vape Companies That Export

Vape companies in the United States that ship to other countries may notice restrictions in some countries, and their shipments to customers will have to meet the laws of that country, but there is still a place in the market for them. In some cases, they may only be able to sell certain size refills or restricted levels of nicotine. Also, by 2018, a label will be required on the outside of the package stating the contents of the package. The recipient will have to show age verification when signing for the package. Products exported overseas cannot be the same products sold in the U.S..

From the evidence gathered, it seems clear that where vaping is not allowed, it is because:
1) No one has put enough thought into looking deeper into it and creating regulations.
2) It is a threat to the country's tobacco deals.
3) It could be hazardous to your health or dangerous. There have been some reports of explosions, though this is rare and is usually due to poorly assembled devices or cheap products.
4) Only brands are allowed that have setup a business deal with the country as is the case in South Korea where only certain brands of e-cigarettes are banned while others can be purchased and used there.


References:

Australia 2017 vape laws: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-02/e-cigarette-ban-to-continue-in-australia:-tga/8236808

USA 2017 vaping laws: http://fdaregs.info/fda-deeming-regulations/timeline/

http://www.everythinglubbock.com/news/klbk-news/new-fda-regulations-for-smoke-vape-shops-take-effect-monday/524203890

Rio, Brazil 2017 vaping laws: https://www.mappingmegan.com/vaping-and-airports/

South Africa 2017 vape laws: http://www.news24.com/MyNews24/is-south-africas-strong-stance-on-smoking-set-to-cover-e-cigarettes-too-20160811

Europe vape laws: https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/3364643/what-the-new-vaping-laws-really-mean-and-how-they-could-impact-on-a-smokers-health/

Malaysia 2017 vape laws: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/malaysia/article/e-cigarette-regulation-good-news-for-vapers