17 June 2019
Nicotine shots are not a new thing – they have been with us since the introduction of the TPD. Typically a nic shot comes in a 10ml bottle and contains up to 20mg/ml nicotine content as required by the Tobacco Products Directive. Nic shots are used to add nicotine to nicotine free e-liquids, turning them into a ready to vape e-liquid.
At the beginning calculating the strength of your final e-liquid was pretty simple. Short fill e-liquids typically contained 20ml of nicotine free liquid in a 30ml bottle. Adding an 18mg nic shot to 20ml short fill results in a 6mg e-liquid, a 9mg nic shot results in a 3mg ready to vape e-liquid. Currently, short fill e-liquids come in different bottle sizes with a different amount of liquid inside, making calculating your required nicotine shots strength more difficult.
Adding nic shots to short fill e-liquids.
Having problems figuring out what strength nic shots you will need to add to your short fill to receive a desired nicotine strength? We have prepared a simple reference chart that should make mixing your shortfills quick and simple.
2 April 2019
Nicotine salts (nicsalts for short) are getting more popular among vapers. Every day more people are trying to figure out if nic salts are any good for them. Should you use nicsalt shots or stick to the good old nic shots? Let us try and explain a few things regarding nicotine salts and compare nic salt shots to regular, freebase nicotine shots.
Why freebase nicotine may not be your best bet?
Vaping started as a way for people to quit smoking but came a long way since then. When we started vaping, the market was limited to basic tobacco, mint and fruit e-liquids with nicotine strengths of up to 36mg/ml being vaped on leaking vape pens. The industry was growing, more and more people were successfully quitting smoking with the help of their trusty e-cigarette. read more »
22 December 2016
Before the introduction of Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) many nicotine base manufacturers were looking for a solution to oncoming nicotine products regulations, even more vapers were in panic, frantically buying e-liquids and nicotine bases in bulk to fill their stashes before the ban comes into force. read more »