Often a debate takes place between vaping community and stoner community regarding dab pen and vape pen. Hence, in this article we are trying to provide little more relevant information about these products available in the market.
From most of the smoke shops in your area as well as from the website of Express smoke shops, you can procure these accessories of good quality at reasonable price.
Let us first try to understand few basics before we discuss about their difference.
What is wax pen?
These are small-sized smoking device that can be easily held by hand and used for vaporizing of wax concentrates. Here wax will be placed in the chamber that will be heated and vapor will be inhaled by smokers.
Following are the reasons why many stoners prefer these pens.
- Quite easy to conceal
- Relatively odorless
- Having replaceable parts
- Having rechargeable batteries
- Quite affordable
- Easy to customize
- Possibility of temperature control
- Quite potent
What is vape pen?
These pens are certain special type of vaporizer, which are designed for strictly oils and distillates. All these liquids will be preloaded into disposable chambers, and heated from bottom with a coil like any dab pens.
People prefer to use vape pens because of following reasons:
- Having refillable chambers
- Less cleaning needed
- Easier refueling process.
- Convenient to carry
- Easy to clean and use
Differences between dab pen and wax pen
- Smoking experience
Following are two reasons why dab pens offer much smoother experience:
- More temperature controls available in dab pens that allows to take much cooler hits
- Dab pen vapors are less harsh as compared to thicker smoke which comes from coils.
- Type of concentrates
You can smoke many different concentrates types with dab pens like:
- And many more
Besides oils you can smoke almost anything with dab pens. However, you can use oils and distillates with vape pens.
Both dab pen as well as vape pens may have following accessories with them that can be upgraded too.
- New batteries
- And more…
Based on how frequently you travel, it will be worth spending for carrying case meant for vape or dab pen.
- Price point
As far as price for dab pens/vape pens is concerned, they ate more or less similar. In most of the cases, you will be able to find them at pretty decent value which can be within the range of $50 to $100.
Most dab pens in the vape pens are almost of the same size, which usually ranges between 4” and 5” in length and approximately 0.25” in diameter.
Here, vape pens are winner as they have disposable cartridges. This will drastically reduce the buildup that may happen inside of your pen as long you don’t spill.
Usually if you buy high-quality vape or dab pen and also treat them properly with periodic cleaning, then you can expect them to last for quite long time.
As far as safety is concerned no one is safe and by smoking harmful chemicals, it will enter into your lungs and many other parts of the body too.