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Are Refillables Dead?

By Hazetown Vapes February 23, 2022

Are Refillable Vapes Dead?

Refillable vape pens seem to be on their way out. Newer mods are coming along that use disposable, prefilled cartridges instead of the kinds that you could fill yourself with e-liquid or oil. If you still prefer refillables there are some big names that have stuck it out and manufactured them, but lately, these companies have been branching out into the new prefilled model, too.

What Are Refillable Vape Pens?

Refillable vape pens are vape pens that, as the name suggests, can be refilled rather than being replaced. Unlike disposable vapes which contain pre-filled cartridges, refillable vape pens allow the user to fill the tank themselves. While some require little more than pressing a button and inhaling, others must be manually filled by either pouring drops into it or taking apart the chamber piece by piece and then reassembling them once it's been properly refilled.

You have to purchase new coil cartridges for some refillables, but others are made with coils that you can switch out yourself. Either way, these kinds of vape pens allow you to control how much e-liquid or oil goes into your vaping device by giving you more room to add more of your vape juice.

Why Are Refillable Vape Pens Disappearing?

As newer and better models seem to be coming out, there is a chance that we will see less and less of the refillable model. Maybe it's because they're not as cost-effective (and maybe people like having everything in one). Maybe it's because refillables are less convenient.


The  Difference Between a Disposable and Refillable Vape Pen

Disposable vape pens are more of a one-time use type of thing, and they do not require any assembly. They come with pre-filled cartridges that can't be refilled by the user, which means you throw them away after using up all the vape juice inside. There's no need to fiddle with e-liquids or tanks since they're already filled for your convenience. This makes disposable vapes more convenient but pricier over time.

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On the other hand, refillable vape pens consist of a number of parts that include a battery, cartomizer tank unit, atomizer heating coils and wicks as well as e-liquid bottles. The components necessary to build a reusable vaping pen cost less than their disposable counterparts, and it is much easier to use than pick and choose your e-liquid flavor. All you need to do in order to get started with a refillable vape pen is add your desired amount of water and nicotine into the tank, screw it in, turn on the battery and you're good to go!

Why Are Refillables Decreasing In Popularity?

There are several reasons why refillable vapes are decreasing in popularity. The first is that vape pens have become more efficient, easier to use, and produce an awesome vaping experience for the user. On top of that, companies like PAX Labs (manufacturers of JUUL) have introduced the prefilled cartridge system which many people prefer over having to pour e-liquid into a tank or assemble components.

In addition,  the prefilled cartridge system has been an easier-to-market product that allows companies to advertise a "healthier" and "cleaner" vaping experience than traditional vapes because you don't need to deal with the mess of e-liquids and tanks.

If you would still prefer to use a refillable vape pen, here are some useful tips.

 

Tips for Refillable Vape Pens

If you're just getting into vaping or even if you're an experienced vaper looking for a change, check out our list of tips that can help guide you in purchasing the best vape pen for your personal needs.

  • When choosing a vape pen, always go with one that has adjustable airflow as this allows you to control the strength of your hit. You should also consider getting one with an easy-to-fill tank so you don't have to constantly be taking it apart in order to refill it.
  • You might also want to consider getting a vape with interchangeable parts. This way, you can use it for multiple vaping materials instead of having to purchase multiple vaporizers.
  •  Finally, don't bother trying to refill your tank when you're on the go or in the midst of an important activity. While some tanks are easy-to-refill, they may require multiple steps, so it's best to wait until you can fully focus your attention on the task at hand.
  • With this information in mind, will you be using a refillable vape pen or do you prefer prefilled cartridges? Tell us what you think in the comments below!

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