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Best 18650 Battery Charger 2019 | What to Know Before You Buy

Buying decent 18650 batteries is a must as any serious vaper knows all too well. But that’s only half the battle… Charging those bad boys in a poorly designed 18650 battery charger (or worse – …

Series and Parallel Vape Batteries | Do I Need to Pair my Vape Batteries?

Unless you’re totally new to vaping, you’re probably familiar with dual battery vaping devices and 18650 vape batteries. But… do you know the difference between series and parallel vape battery configurations? More importantly, do you …

What are Nicotine Salts / Everything you need to know about ‘Nic Salts’

Unless you spent 2018 living under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard of Nicotine Salts. Well I hadn’t been living under a rock. But I’ll be honest. I had no idea what Nicotine Salts were! …

Is Vape Smoke Harmful? What’s The Difference Between Smoke & Vapor?

Vape smoke… If you’re a vaper reading this then chances are the very term ‘vape smoke’ riles you up. And chances are you’ve also been asked at least one of these grating questions at some …

How to Re-Wrap a Vape Battery / 18650 Battery Wrapping

Keeping your vape batteries in perfect condition is essential if you want to get the most out of them with respect to longevity and safety. But what do you do if the wrap on your …

Is Vaping Addictive | From one ‘vape addict’ to another…

If you’ve finally kicked your addiction to cigarettes and started vaping, you might be left wondering if you’ve just replaced one addiction for another… We all know cigarettes are bad for you and vaping is …

What Nicotine Strength Should You Vape | Nicotine Strengths Explained!

Choosing what nicotine strength to vape is probably the most important decision you’ll make as a new vaper… Pick a nicotine strength too low and you won’t satisfy your nicotine craving. Go too high and …

The Best Vape Memes | 25+ Hilarious Vaping Memes

It’s 2019 and vape memes are everywhere! Some good, some bad and some ugly… To save you from slipping down the rabbit hole of Google images in search of the best, I’ve put together a …

18650 Battery Safety: 10 Tips To Care For Your Vape Batteries

If you mention 18650 battery safety to most vapers you’ll be met with glazed over eyes and a stifled yawn! But we’ve all seen the headlines… “Man loses seven teeth after vape explodes in his face”. Its at this point the idea of learning some 18650 battery safety doesn’t sound like such a bad idea right!?

Vaper Expo UK 2018: Highlights and News from this years show!

This year’s Vaper Expo UK went down spectacularly and the Vaping Hardware team were there with notebooks at the ready getting all the best news for you! Join us as we take a look at the highlights of the show!

Best 18650 Batteries for Vaping | What Batteries Should You Buy?

Picking an 18650 battery to buy for your vape can be a complete minefield! Naming the best 18650 batteries for vaping isn’t easy. Before you decide which battery to buy you really need to know what kind of vape setup you want to use it with. Luckily, our handy list of the best batteries in 2018 may help you decide.

FDA Target E-Liquid Labels; Warnings Issued to Manufacturers…

The FDA target e-liquid marketing; the FDA and FTC have issued a warning to 13 e-liquid manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Specifically, for designing and marketing e-liquid that could be confused as food or candy by children…

JUUL Epidemic in American Schools; Are Your Kids Addicted to Vaping?

For those of you who don’t know, the JUUL is a small, discrete vaping device released in 2015 as a healthier alternative to traditional analogue cigarettes. Unfortunately, the JUUL seems to be gaining immense popularity in schools across the U.S, with some even referring to it as a JUUL epidemic!

JUUL Labs; FDA request documents to better understand youth use

The FDA request information from JUUL Labs, requiring the company to submit important documents to better understand the reportedly high rates of youth use and particular youth appeal of JUUL products…

Vaping Glossary: A – Z of Vaping Terms

Whether you’re new to the vaping scene or a veteran vaper, you’ve no doubt come across a few vaping terms that have left you scratching your head in confusion! To help you avoid looking like a ‘newb’ at the vape store, we’ve created this detailed vaping glossary to keep you up to date with the latest vaping terms!

Vape Jam 2018 – Highlights and News from the weekend

Vape Jam 2018 proved to be an absolute blast! With thousands in attendance vapers far and wide were treated to some of the finest e-liquids known to mankind. Join as we run through our top 5 favourite suppliers and what we learned from the show!

TPD Restrictions; Mixing E-Liquid with TPD Strength Nicotine

Has the TPD left you foaming at the mouth?! Are you wondering how to mix e-liquid following the TPD restrictions?! Today we’re going to take a look at one of the many aspect of those TPD restrictions; nicotine strength! If you’re used to blowing clouds of 24mg strength e-juice, how will the TPD affect you…

Iron Man 3 Mechanical Mod – A Vaping Hardware review

Iron Man 3 mechanical mod Clone review – Come and join us as we take a look at the Iron Man 3 mechanical mod! Do the pros outweigh the cons? Is it worth your hard earned cash? Does Pepper Potts come included? Let’s delve in and take a look…

Nicotine Shots and Shortfill E-Liquid Explained!

“What is a Nicotine Shot?” you ask?! – “What is a Shortfill bottle?” you cry! You’re in luck, as it just so happens we’re going to take a brief look at the new TPD regulations and why Nicotine Shot and Shortfill E-Liquid is here to stay!

Sigelei 100w Plus Box Mod – A Vaping Hardware review

Join us as we take a look back at the big bad Sigelei 100w Plus Box Mod, the well received upgrade to the original Sigelei 100w

Eleaf Lemo Drop RTA – A Vaping Hardware review

Eleaf Lemo Drop RTA – Today at Vaping Hardware we’re taking a look at a personal favourite; the original Eleaf Lemo Drop RTA. How does this old favourite compare against the more recently released RTA’s?…

KangerTech Subtank Mini – A Vaping Hardware Review

Kangertech Subtank Mini Review – Vaping Hardware takes a look back at the ever popular Subtank Mini, considering what’s made this tank one of the most popular on the market today. Are there any chinks in this giant’s armour?

DIY E Liquid | How To Make Your Own Vape Juice In 6 Easy Steps!

With the rising prices of e-liquid and governments around the world calling for greater restrictions,it’s really never been a better time to learn how to mix your own e-liquid!

Nicotine Shot and Shortfill Calculator Guide

Welcome to Vaping Hardware’s nicotine shot and shortfill calculator guide! If it’s your first time using a nicotine shot and shortfill calculator, or you’re just unfamiliar with the format of ours, we’ve created this handy guide to get you started!

Guns Blazin Mechanical Mod – A Vaping Hardware review

Guns Blazin Mechanical Mod Review – Today we’re checking out the Guns Blazin mechanical mod! Let’s get stuck in and find out if this mod has enough ‘bang for your buck’!

A Guide to Vaping Safety; Understanding Ohm’s Law

A Guide to Vaping Safety; Understanding Ohms Law – Come and join us as we take a look at Ohms Law and how it relates to vaping safety!

Vaping Essentials | How to Vape Properly and Where to Start!

Vaping Essentials; The Ultimate Guide for Beginners! – Looking to give up smoking but unsure where to start? Look no further! We’ve written this handy guide for those of you new to vaping! Join us as we take a look at exactly what vaping is and how to get started!

Vape Battery Guide – From Beginners to Advanced Vapers

Confused about how your vape battery works? Lost in the sea of availability when choosing a vape battery? Or maybe you’re just worried about how to safely charge your battery? Look no further! We’ve prepared this total battery guide to get you started!

Innokin iClear 16 – A Vaping Hardware review

Today at Vaping Hardware we take a look back at one of our all-time favourites; the iClear 16 from Innokin. We weigh up the pros and cons of owning one of these little clearomisers!

Eleaf iStick 50w – A Review From The Vaping Hardware Guys!

Back in 2014 Eleaf really broke the mold with a fantastic little mod; the iStick 20w. But, in today’s review we’re taking a look at its older brother (one of them anyway!). In 2015 the …

Government agency advises NHS hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and provide vape lounges

Public Health England has announced its support of e-cigarette devices and proclaimed that NHS hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and provide vaping lounges for patients.

E-Juice Steeping – How to Steep E-Juice and Improve the Flavor Fast!

Want to get the best flavour possible from your e-liquid? Let’s take a look at exactly what steeping is, how it works and the various methods used.

RDA Coil Wicking – Coil Wicking Tips & Tricks For That Perfect Vape Wick!

It’s easy to get lost in a minefield of wicking materials and methods! Fortunately, we’ve laid it all out for you in our handy wicking guide!

UK Vaping Events: 2018

Every year thousands of vapers descend on the UK’s biggest and best vaping events. We’ve created a handy list of the ones you won’t want to miss. If spending a day sampling thousands of e-liquid flavours and browsing the latest vape products sounds good then you won’t want to miss these!

Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) – Will The TPD Ruin Vaping?…

On 20th May 2017 the EU’s ‘Tobacco Products Directive (TPD)’ came into force! We examine the effects of the TPD on the vaping community!

Coil Building Tips & Tricks – How to Build a Vape Coil in 6 Easy Steps!

Tired of average flavour and vapor production? Let’s take a look at one of the most important aspects of the vaping experience: Coil Building!

PG Intolerance: Recognising the symptoms and what you can do about it

Sore throat? Itchy skin? Join us while we explore PG Intolerance, the symptoms you may experience and how to enjoy vaping without this key ingredient!

Coil Wrap Calculator Guide

If it’s your first time using a coil wrap calculator, or if you’re just unfamiliar with the format of ours, we wrote this handy guide to help you!

E-Liquid Calculator Guide

If it’s your first time using an e-juice calculator, or you’re just unfamiliar with the format of ours, we’ve written this handy guide to get you started!