Tales of a Closet Vaper

This is a guest post written by Joyce B., an emergency management professional who has been enjoying Vapor4Life products for just over a year.

I was always a closet smoker. I never smoked in front of my parents, my children, or most of my family. Some think that’s silly and I have to admit, I do too. Since I’ve been vaping, I’ve been more acutely aware of how much cigarette smoke leaves behind, long after the smoker is finished. However, I was always one to carefully air out, and I have had nonsmoking friends tell me that they have never smelled cigarette smoke on me. Nonetheless, I’m sure the telltale remnants were there. It was just not a topic I wanted up for debate, hence, the concealment.

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Chargers and The Affects on Batteries

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, a regular on V4L’s sub forum on ECF, and an e-cig enthusiast.

V4L offers three types of chargers: Vapor King Wall Charger, Vapor King USB Charger, and Vapor King Slim Wall Charger.

Wall Charger

The VK Wall Charger is V4L’s first version. It plugs into any wall outlet. It’s the most bulky of chargers, but is the only one that doesn’t pose compatibility issues. They charge batteries to about 4.25 volts ‘off load’. They also have the highest average charge times of all the V4L chargers. I have tested all 3 lengths using the wall charger. The average charge times are as follows: Shorties – 82 minutes, Regulars – 128 minutes, and Xls – 176 minutes.

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How I Became A “Vaper”

This is a guest post written by Michelle, who loves writing, vaping, and testing new products.

I was at a friend’s birthday party at a posh restaurant in Buckhead in March of this year. Out of the corner of my eye I saw smoke. I couldn’t believe it. I nudged one of my friends and said “Oh my goodness…look, she’s smoking in here!” Although I was a smoker, I was against smoking in public places. I didn’t even smoke in my house. As it turns out, my friend’s daughter was using an electronic cigarette. I instantly became curious.

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WOW or CoolCarts?

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, a regular on V4L’s sub forum on ECF, and an e-cig enthusiast.

Vapor4Life sells two kinds of cartos: WOW carts and CoolCarts. Neither is better than the other, as they both have their own set of advantages and disadvantages. It all comes down to personal preference.

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V4L Celebrates the Great American Smokeout!

“Trade a Pack for a Kit”

Next Thursday is the 36th annual Great American Smokeout. Vapor4Life will be hosting a free event to the public on that day, called “V4L’s Trade A Pack For A Kit.” We invite smokers to come in to trade their pack of cigarettes for an electronic cigarette starter kit.

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My Journey Into Vaping, Reviewing and Blogging

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This is a guest post written by Steve from Steve K’s Vaping World.

Hello everyone! My name is Steve, you may have seen me around the internet writing about e-cigarettes on my blog or on ECF under the user name ‘StotheK.’ That’s S to the K, which is a play on my initials S.K.

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Beginners Guide To E-Cig Batteries

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, a regular on V4L’s sub forum on ECF, and an e-cig enthusiast.
A common question for new vapers is “how long will my battery last?” There are many possible answers, with many factors that come into play. V4L offers batteries (a.k.a. batts) in both manual and automatic, and in three different sizes, along with four different types. There are advantages and disadvantages to each.

The ‘Go-To Electronic Cigarette Flavor’

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Finding That Perfect Flavor

When I first started vaping I had the tendency to try as many flavors as possible. At the time Vapor4Life only had four flavors so this was easy to do. We quickly added several more flavors and now have more than 150. As I got into my vaping groove, I found that I tend to pick one flavor and stick with it. The flavor has changed over time, but I find that I’m always reaching for my ‘go-to flavor.’

Creature of Habit

I’m the type of guy that when I find something I like, I tend to stick with it. At the restaurants that I frequent, I usually find a favorite on the menu and order it every day. Once, over a three-week stretch, I ate tuna salad subs every day. For me, this translates naturally to vaping. Whatever my ‘go-to flavor’ is at any given time will definitely be found in my cartomizer.

Early Days

After the initial phase of trying many flavors, I settled into tobacco flavors. After a while that too became boring and my new ‘go-to flavor’ became Caramel Mocha Frappe. I vaped it all day all the time. Then V4L started adding WOW flavors and

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I found some new favorites.

The Wowboy Days

The first flavor in V4L’s WOW line was Wowboy. The first time I tried Wowboy, I did not particularly care for it. But as it happens with many things, it started to grow on me. We began selling it and people raved about it. I tried it a few more times, and one day it just hit me that it really was a great flavor. It was like a switch going off in my head. The flavor was well balanced with a bit of tobacco, a sweet chocolaty hint, and just a touch of mint on the finish. There is a reason why it is our best selling flavor, it really does just hit the spot.

Changing It Up

I vaped Wowboy every single day exclusively for about six months. One day I decided I needed a change. We had just gotten a shipment of some new flavors including WOW Waffle. I instantly fell in love. Waffle became my new all day, everyday vape. After about a month, I picked up Wowboy again and instantly remembered why I loved it. I picked up again the old habit of carrying multiple flavors with me every day. I’d rotate through them during the day, even mixing in new flavors here and there. Choice is one of the great things about vaping. There are so many great flavors that you can vape a new flavor every week for almost the entire year. When was the last time you heard a smoker say that?

During the past month I have been rotating between the Nobacco USA Juice flavors. My two favorites are Java Mint and Beach Bum, but give me a few weeks and I’m sure I’ll be onto something else. I do tend to rotate flavors more now, but I will always have my ‘go-to flavor.’ It’s like that old, holey pair of jeans, the more you wear them, the more comfortable they get.

Until next time…VAPE ON!

What Kind of Vaper Are You?

This is a guest post written by Michelle, who loves writing, vaping, and testing new products.

The topic of this post is not really pet related, although I have been known to write a lot about my 10 month old puppy dog Jackson. This post is more about our personal tastes, our likes and dislikes, and our personal preferences. We are alike, yet at the same time so different in our vaping choices. And, you know what? It’s OK! The one thing that is the same among all of us is our love for Vapor4Life.

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