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Just got my first vape/the Silver Surfer Vaporizer, any tips to help?

Discussion in 'Vaporizers' started by Maxm, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. I bought a SSV and have been using it for the past couple days, I have combusted the herb a couple times while experimenting, but I now prefer putting my temperature at around 3 o' clock for thick hits. I was wondering, is there a better way to get thicker hits besides just high temperature and slow draws? Also, I heard of there being a knob to fine tune the heating element's temp. Is this true? Any possible input will help, as I would like to make vaping the best experience possible for me all my buddies! Thanks ahead of time everyone, and ride the wave :hello:
  2. #2 lwien, Dec 30, 2012
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    It's just a matter of fine tuning the temp versus draw speed. For me, a medium draw at between 12:00 and 1:30 works for me. If I go to 2:00 with a medium draw speed, I'll combust.

    And this is one VERY big reason why a bag vape, like the 'Cano, makes a much better party vape because it takes the draw speed out of the equation. Everyone's draw speed is a bit different and can have a dramatic affect on the outcome when using a whip based vape. But once you find the sweet spot, it's vapor heaven.

    Use a medium fine grind and stir the bowl with the pick after every hit. Also, being that the SSV has a pretty narrow air stream, you may want to rotate the wand as you're hitting it for a more even burn (vape) and try not to load the bowl more than half full.
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  4. I feel like "thick" hits aren't exactly what you're going for with a vape..
  5. Vapor bong it, nice thick milky hits

  6. Why not? I can get thick hits from my vape.
  7. Do head shops sell vapor bongs? lol
  8. A vapor bong is just any vaporizer with an attachment to attach it to a bong. Allows you to milk to chamber with the vapor like you would with smoke.
  9. Although I believe the creators of the vapor blunt have a vaporizer with a built in water chamber with multiple percs, not sure about any others that are all in one though
  10. #10 lwien, Dec 31, 2012
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    Yup, but not many, especially in the US. Check out the Danish Verdamper:

  11. Do you think I could hook it up to an acrylic footer that I have, and how would I do it? Appreciate the help though
  12. Most likely yea. Take a pic for better ideas of the bong, but the rubber whip tubing with the glass mouthpiece removed MIGHT work

    it's easier to make it work with a bong with a glass on glass joint

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