What is a mod vape? May 18 2014, 0 Comments

A mod vape is a much bigger, more powerful version of a standard vape pen or portable vape. They come equipped with a much larger and bulkier battery. They generally operate similar to a regular vape pen such as an Atmos Thermo W, with a battery that provides the power and a simple button that is held in to activate the vaporizer. However, the main benefit is that they give you more flexibility when it comes to customizing the vaporizer, and have significantly increased power output.

Why would I want to buy a mod vaporizer?

Mechanical mod vapes are usually not recommended for novice vapers who have little or no experience with vaporizers. If you're brand new, it's highly recommended that you start out with a standard vape pen to get your feet wet in the world of vaping. Mod vapes are generally popular with more experienced vapers who know exactly what they're looking for when it comes to vaping and want the added flexibility that comes with a mod. After vaping for a while, maybe they realized that they want the ability to change features such as voltage and wattage, or they wanted more battery power. Some people might just think that it looks cool to blow bigger vape clouds. The reasons for getting into the world of mods varies based on the individual.

For most mod vape users, vaping has become a hobby and mods offer a way to nerd out about the latest features.Many experienced users also own a vape pen for portable use, as mod vapes tend to be too large to carry around in a pocket. As vape enthusiasts, they may just use their mechanical mod vape at home as a hobby and use their vape pen for enjoying vaping while away from home.

Do I have to start out with a vape pen, or can my first vaporizer be a mod?

It's generally much better to get some experience with a vape pen when just starting out. Mod vapes offer an abundance of different functionalities that can be customized depending on user preference, and as a new vaper you won't know exactly what features you're looking for yet. After vaping with vape pen for a while, you'll get the hang of things and come to discover what types of advanced functionality you're looking for from your vaporizer.

Of course, many people start out with mod vaporizers and are perfectly happy with their choice. With a little bit of research and tinkering around on your own, you should be able to get the hang of things even without any previous experience. Either way is up to you.

If you have any other questions about mod vapes, be sure to ask in the comment section. 

Be sure to check out our vape glossary for definitions of terms used in this article.

by Robert Pagano