I have a Pax 3 that I have used a few times and feel disappointment with…or maybe it’s frustration I feel. I can get a small amount of smoke/vape from the Pax, but not much more than lightly seeing your breath on a cool morning. Of course I don’t expect to see a monster vape cloud, but I don’t think I am seeing the full potential the Pax offers.
Is there a trick to loading the bowl? I grind semi-fine, then pack the bowl medium tight so it still draws easily. The flower is not bone dry, but a very slightly bit moist like a good cured bud should be. I’m using the settings “3” and “4” so I should have plenty of heat to get some decent vape.
If anyone can share a tip or two, please let me know what I can do to get this thing to vape properly. THANKS!
I use a Da Vinci Ascent for the last 2.5 years after 40 years of rolling doobies and it takes time to adapt but it will happen .
Pack the bowl 3/4 full and pack lightly so there is a spring in the herb
2.Keep the machine CLEAN CLEAN of gunk / tar…this is a biggie !
3.Do not expect to blow smoke, the THC will vape off with minimum smoke
This is the tester…do not smoke any herb for 48hrs then try out your Pax
5.I get high in a cleaner, lighter way and it my lungs are VERY happy
6.Have you got the temperature set as per the handbook (go online for advice)
@MT3 I have a Pax 2 and it has power settings. Hold down the button and a red light appears. Then you can set from1 to 4. At 4 you will get about 5 massive hits before the material starts burning. Setting 3 is my preference
the majority of smoke is carbon monoxide, which is produced by burning veg matter. Vaping does not create carbon monoxide if the temp is set correctly, do a google on carbon monoxide and you will get the drift.
This leads me to a good question, @James68…one that you may know the answer to. I do like edibles and I also think the cannacaps are a good idea. I prefer to vape over and above the rest of the ways to medicate, and while smoking a joint or bowl is great, I tend to not like the lingering smell of smoke.
Do you think a few hits a day off the vape is harmful to our lungs? I’m not talking about e-juice with nicotine and such…no nicotine, just MBO and VG/PG blend. I’m talking about small amounts like 4 hits a day on the vape. Is this small amount considered dangerous to our health?
I pull monster rips from my PAX 3. It prefers bud ground like you would be for a joint, unlike the Fire Fly 2 which prefers it chunkier. The iPhone app great for setting it up, i think I have mine set to boost mode, maybe 420 F, will check next time I use.