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Tutorial: Make Your Own Volcano Vaporizer


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how I built my vape, well I'll try and explain it best as possible with the pics.


Total cost is less than $50!!!!


Materials; Digital heat gun, 3/4" to 1/2" pipe reducer, electrical tape, oven bag, screens, plastic pipe.


I purchased the digital heat gun here--> http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100396206/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

Plastic pipe--> http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100345646/h_d2/ProductDisplay?langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053

Fitting--> http://www.toolboxsupply.com/product...rce=GoogleBase


This heat gun only allows a setting of either 350F or 450F and the temp we want is 400F so in the cone we add to the heat gun we have to punch 2 small holes to help lower the temp. (Cannabis starts to burn at 450F)


For metal I used some thick aluminum flashing but pop can metal will work and electrical tape to hold it all together, heat resistant would be best.


Start by making a cone for the end of the heat gun. This will help direct the flow of air into the chamber. Make sure everything gets a nice seal when put together and that the small end of the cone fits snugly into the chamber fitting.


The pipe reducer will be the chamber the bud goes in. I wanted to use the size I chose because it holds the larger screens you can buy at any local head shop. Now because it's a reducer it has a lip on the inside stopping the screen from going all the way through, this allows us to place the screen inside then put weed in on top. Place the second screen on top of the weed to hold it in place sandwiching the weed in between the two. The second screen gets held in place by the threads inside the reducer.


To connect the bag to the chamber I taped pop can material to the outside of the reducer extending it about an inch. I use a piece of 1 1/4" plastic tube for the mouth piece and taped it to the oven bag. The mouth piece slides into the chamber completing the vaporizer.


To operate all you have to do is turn the heat gun onto the 450F setting, wait for it to warm up, then place the chamber and the bag on the cone and you'll see the vapor fill the bag, then smoke.


It doesn't get hot enough to melt the plastic don't worry I promise, this can also be done with metal fittings... just check out the photos you will see the vap ballon filled w/ lovely Mj... why pay $300-600.. garuntee this will work better and it cost less the 50 bucks












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Thanks Trix,


Timely for me, since my beloved Purple Days vaporizer broke this past week.  Sometimes you don't know how much you miss something till it's gone...


For those who haven't yet tried vaporizing, I think everyone should consider it.  Not just for health or happy lungs, but also for the experience.  All the medicine with none of the burnt plant matter.



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I personally think vapes are the only way to smoke, you can smoke nicotine through them to from what I have heard, not gonna try it myself, but many have commented on the positives of its use that way as when smoking cigs w/o the nasty smell and a room full of smoke that cigs leave in a room full of people / kids.


But for real hope some people try this method and leave comments on how you like it!!!


If it works for you just imagine how many low income people will benefit from this method $50 is a lot cheaper then $300-600



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