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Fun Ways to Use the CARTA App

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     There are a lot of good things to say about the Focus V CARTA e-rig. Perhaps the thing that blows the competition out of the water is the Bluetooth-connected app that allows you to fine-tune the CARTA to almost ridiculous levels. It can be a lot of fun! In this article, we'll look at the ways you can work with both the e-rig itself and the wider CARTA community — all with the help of the CARTA app.

1. Test Out Different Temps and Times

     One of the main reasons people love this app is the ability to super fine-tune its temperatures and time. Temps start at 320°F, and you can get the heat right up to a smoking 900°! There are 32 temperatures between 320° and 900°, so you can get the temps down to intervals of around 8°. If you want to get the best possible taste, you can play with the intervals to find your perfect flavor for rosin, shatter, or wax. As a tip, try somewhere between 500° to 600° as a first go on your concentrate. But just how perfect a hit can you get?

     Timing is important, too. The longer you're on this baby, the bigger hit you'll get!Though it can be fun lying on the couch whacked off your skull, sometimes you may want just a little boost to deal with your pain or relieve some anxiety. Using the app, you can get it down to five seconds for a quick blast or much longer if you're planning on watching TV for the next few hours. If you want to get silly, you can optimize the length and temp of a hit, though after a few goes on shatter, your mind might not exactly be that tuned in.

2. Track How Much You Use

     If you are a regular dabber, you may only know how much concentrate or bud you use by counting your visits to the dispensary to get some more. Not everyone will just use one method to consume their favorite way of chilling out — you may enjoy space cakes or a relaxing joint as well as having fun with the CARTA. That's why the dab counter is useful — you can count the hits you're getting from the e-rig. If you're a bit geeky, you can work out things like the most efficient use of the battery with times/hits per charge, but some just get competitive.

3. Get First Place on the Leaderboard

     Did you know that CARTA app users have an international leaderboard of dabbers?You can upload your dab counter numbers, and if you really love the CARTA, you could even become a world champion dabber. Your mom never thought you'd become an international competitor, though it might not be such a good idea to phone her up after a few dabs to tell her you're climbing the leaderboard.

4. See Who Smokes the Most

 You can also compete among your fellow CARTA-app-using friends, perhaps while in practice to become world class dabbers! The app allows you to monitor each other both for fun and as a means of staying in contact with how much everyone is using.

Have Some Fun With the CARTA App Today

     The Focus V CARTA app is one of those things that makes the CARTA e-rig the best portable electronic dabber on the market today. Whether you want the perfect clouds from your favored concentrate or because you've always wanted to become a world champion at something one day, you can play with these parameters to super-tweak your CARTA to perfection.

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Fun Ways to Use the CARTA App

Posted by Content Team on

     There are a lot of good things to say about the Focus V CARTA e-rig. Perhaps the thing that blows the competition out of the water is the Bluetooth-connected app that allows you to fine-tune the CARTA to almost ridiculous levels. It can be a lot of fun! In this article, we'll look at the ways you can work with both the e-rig itself and the wider CARTA community — all with the help of the CARTA app.

1. Test Out Different Temps and Times

     One of the main reasons people love this app is the ability to super fine-tune its temperatures and time. Temps start at 320°F, and you can get the heat right up to a smoking 900°! There are 32 temperatures between 320° and 900°, so you can get the temps down to intervals of around 8°. If you want to get the best possible taste, you can play with the intervals to find your perfect flavor for rosin, shatter, or wax. As a tip, try somewhere between 500° to 600° as a first go on your concentrate. But just how perfect a hit can you get?

     Timing is important, too. The longer you're on this baby, the bigger hit you'll get!Though it can be fun lying on the couch whacked off your skull, sometimes you may want just a little boost to deal with your pain or relieve some anxiety. Using the app, you can get it down to five seconds for a quick blast or much longer if you're planning on watching TV for the next few hours. If you want to get silly, you can optimize the length and temp of a hit, though after a few goes on shatter, your mind might not exactly be that tuned in.

2. Track How Much You Use

     If you are a regular dabber, you may only know how much concentrate or bud you use by counting your visits to the dispensary to get some more. Not everyone will just use one method to consume their favorite way of chilling out — you may enjoy space cakes or a relaxing joint as well as having fun with the CARTA. That's why the dab counter is useful — you can count the hits you're getting from the e-rig. If you're a bit geeky, you can work out things like the most efficient use of the battery with times/hits per charge, but some just get competitive.

3. Get First Place on the Leaderboard

     Did you know that CARTA app users have an international leaderboard of dabbers?You can upload your dab counter numbers, and if you really love the CARTA, you could even become a world champion dabber. Your mom never thought you'd become an international competitor, though it might not be such a good idea to phone her up after a few dabs to tell her you're climbing the leaderboard.

4. See Who Smokes the Most

 You can also compete among your fellow CARTA-app-using friends, perhaps while in practice to become world class dabbers! The app allows you to monitor each other both for fun and as a means of staying in contact with how much everyone is using.

Have Some Fun With the CARTA App Today

     The Focus V CARTA app is one of those things that makes the CARTA e-rig the best portable electronic dabber on the market today. Whether you want the perfect clouds from your favored concentrate or because you've always wanted to become a world champion at something one day, you can play with these parameters to super-tweak your CARTA to perfection.

Read more


States Where It Is Legal to Consume Cannabis

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Despite federal opposition, another four U.S. states have just voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. These are Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota, with South Dakota being the first state to simultaneously legalize recreational and medical use.

In this article, we'll take a look at the 15 states (and Washington, D.C.) where recreational use has been either legalized recently or is already legal to use.

As a tip, it is always worth checking a state legislature's website before you visit to get the exact laws as you could be in trouble for breaking laws like public consumption.

The States That Just Legalized Weed Arizona

Marijuana was legalized in a ballot in November. Regulations will be finalized in April 2021.

Montana

Possession will be permitted from January 1, 2021, for people 21 and over. Regulations will be published soon. Dispensaries will be able to open in 2022.

New Jersey

Though recreational use and possession will be legal starting on January 1, the legislature must legalize sales in 2021 so it may be some time before you can legally buy it there.

South Dakota

South Dakota has legalized both recreational and medical use at the same time. However, the state legislature has to finalize the laws by April 2022.

States Where You Could Already Use Weed

Alaska

Minimum Age: 21 Possession: 1 ounce

Concentrates: 7 grams
Grows: Up to six plants per household

California

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 8 grams
Grows: Up to six plants per household

Colorado

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 8 grams
Grows: Differs between counties

Illinois

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 30 ounces bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to five plants at a time

Maine

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 2.5 ounces bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to three plants at a time

Massachusetts

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to six plants at a time

Michigan

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 2.5 ounces bud Concentrates: 15 grams
Grows: Up to 12 plants at a time

Nevada

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 3.5 grams
Grows: Up to six plants at a time

Oregon

Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 1 ounce
Grows: Up to four plants at a time

Vermont

Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to six plants at a time

Washington

Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 7 grams Grows: Not legal

Washington DC

This isn’t straightforward, as the federal government has power over the jurisdiction and doesn’t like the law one bit! People 21 and over can possess up to 2 ounces. It is illegal to sell marijuana in DC, though you can transfer the ownership of one ounce legally with no payment. People can grow up to six plants, no more than three of which are mature. It is illegal to consume it in public places.

What Does Medical Marijuana Entail?

The laws in states where only medical use is permitted are very different from one state to another. You will generally need a state license to buy marijuana, and this will only be allowed through your doctor or consultant. Those wishing to use medical marijuana are strongly advised to research the laws in their state.

The states where medical use is permitted are Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Happy Vaping!

With so many states now permitting the use of concentrates, concentrate production and the tools to consume them have improved considerably in recent times. Do consider the Focus V CARTA portable electronic dabber for concentrates. It's one of the best on the market, and at an affordable price, it allows fine control of temperatures to ensure the best possible highs.

Read more

States Where It Is Legal to Consume Cannabis

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Despite federal opposition, another four U.S. states have just voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. These are Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota, with South Dakota being the first state to simultaneously legalize recreational and medical use.

In this article, we'll take a look at the 15 states (and Washington, D.C.) where recreational use has been either legalized recently or is already legal to use.

As a tip, it is always worth checking a state legislature's website before you visit to get the exact laws as you could be in trouble for breaking laws like public consumption.

The States That Just Legalized Weed Arizona

Marijuana was legalized in a ballot in November. Regulations will be finalized in April 2021.

Montana

Possession will be permitted from January 1, 2021, for people 21 and over. Regulations will be published soon. Dispensaries will be able to open in 2022.

New Jersey

Though recreational use and possession will be legal starting on January 1, the legislature must legalize sales in 2021 so it may be some time before you can legally buy it there.

South Dakota

South Dakota has legalized both recreational and medical use at the same time. However, the state legislature has to finalize the laws by April 2022.

States Where You Could Already Use Weed

Alaska

Minimum Age: 21 Possession: 1 ounce

Concentrates: 7 grams
Grows: Up to six plants per household

California

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 8 grams
Grows: Up to six plants per household

Colorado

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 8 grams
Grows: Differs between counties

Illinois

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 30 ounces bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to five plants at a time

Maine

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 2.5 ounces bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to three plants at a time

Massachusetts

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to six plants at a time

Michigan

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 2.5 ounces bud Concentrates: 15 grams
Grows: Up to 12 plants at a time

Nevada

Minimum Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 3.5 grams
Grows: Up to six plants at a time

Oregon

Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 1 ounce
Grows: Up to four plants at a time

Vermont

Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 5 grams
Grows: Up to six plants at a time

Washington

Age: 21
Possession: 1 ounce bud Concentrates: 7 grams Grows: Not legal

Washington DC

This isn’t straightforward, as the federal government has power over the jurisdiction and doesn’t like the law one bit! People 21 and over can possess up to 2 ounces. It is illegal to sell marijuana in DC, though you can transfer the ownership of one ounce legally with no payment. People can grow up to six plants, no more than three of which are mature. It is illegal to consume it in public places.

What Does Medical Marijuana Entail?

The laws in states where only medical use is permitted are very different from one state to another. You will generally need a state license to buy marijuana, and this will only be allowed through your doctor or consultant. Those wishing to use medical marijuana are strongly advised to research the laws in their state.

The states where medical use is permitted are Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Happy Vaping!

With so many states now permitting the use of concentrates, concentrate production and the tools to consume them have improved considerably in recent times. Do consider the Focus V CARTA portable electronic dabber for concentrates. It's one of the best on the market, and at an affordable price, it allows fine control of temperatures to ensure the best possible highs.

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5 Strains for Dabbing

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5 Best Strains for Dabs

 

Cannabis Strains Are Good For Dabbing
Live your best life, relax, and look forward to better things. If you want to do something new and feel completely alive, dabbing is the way. Especially when it comes to using cannabis strains for dabbing.  It is not common knowledge but dabbing can have numerous benefits when done with clean and tested products. It has a swift onset and relaxing effects which can take away chronic pain and extreme nausea. Now accurately manufactured cannabis extracts put a very refined product in front of consumers which is also very easy going on the lungs. Had a bad day at work? Or fought with a friend? Use dabs and say goodbye to all kinds of stress.
5 Best Strains For Dabs
There is a whole lot of variety out there when it comes to cannabis strains but the best 5 are not hard to jot down
Northern lights
 It is a delightful indicia and is renowned for its potency
Blueberry
Another indicia-dominant hybrid that falls into the best 5 strains is blueberry, and it is legendary with its delicious flavors
White widow
A sativa dominant hybrid, it is well known for increasing one's motivation and creativity
Duban Poison
 Another sativa strain making the top 5 is Durban poison, it leads to a brilliant mind and a body high
Amnesia Haze
 Making the list is one more sativa-dominant hybrid called amnesia haze, it has long-lasting and heady effects.
Cannabis Brands That Have Dabs
As the world of cannabis dabs is ever-changing many brands are putting forward their products. Some of these brands are Viola extracts, Dirty Arm Farm, Heylo Cannabis, Emoji Extracts, or Rosin Tech Labs. These brands come up repeatedly when users are asked for their go-to brands for concentrates. It is all fun and games with fruits and veggies but the real fun is all in concentrates, they have a little more punch to them but it is one hell of a ride!
 

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5 Strains for Dabbing

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5 Best Strains for Dabs

 

Cannabis Strains Are Good For Dabbing
Live your best life, relax, and look forward to better things. If you want to do something new and feel completely alive, dabbing is the way. Especially when it comes to using cannabis strains for dabbing.  It is not common knowledge but dabbing can have numerous benefits when done with clean and tested products. It has a swift onset and relaxing effects which can take away chronic pain and extreme nausea. Now accurately manufactured cannabis extracts put a very refined product in front of consumers which is also very easy going on the lungs. Had a bad day at work? Or fought with a friend? Use dabs and say goodbye to all kinds of stress.
5 Best Strains For Dabs
There is a whole lot of variety out there when it comes to cannabis strains but the best 5 are not hard to jot down
Northern lights
 It is a delightful indicia and is renowned for its potency
Blueberry
Another indicia-dominant hybrid that falls into the best 5 strains is blueberry, and it is legendary with its delicious flavors
White widow
A sativa dominant hybrid, it is well known for increasing one's motivation and creativity
Duban Poison
 Another sativa strain making the top 5 is Durban poison, it leads to a brilliant mind and a body high
Amnesia Haze
 Making the list is one more sativa-dominant hybrid called amnesia haze, it has long-lasting and heady effects.
Cannabis Brands That Have Dabs
As the world of cannabis dabs is ever-changing many brands are putting forward their products. Some of these brands are Viola extracts, Dirty Arm Farm, Heylo Cannabis, Emoji Extracts, or Rosin Tech Labs. These brands come up repeatedly when users are asked for their go-to brands for concentrates. It is all fun and games with fruits and veggies but the real fun is all in concentrates, they have a little more punch to them but it is one hell of a ride!
 

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Dabbing Digitally: Focus V CARTA APP

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     There's an App for That Did you know that there is a way to unlock the holy grail of dabbing? Increasing a smoke session to maximum efficiency is no longer a dream, but a reality. Put your hands together for the one and only CARTA app.

     Do everything from dialing in temperature to the exact degree, adjusting settings with ease, and choosing between herb and wax. No matter how busy life becomes or where you are venturing, the CARTA app is a trusty steed, available for all smart rig kit owners.

So let's cut to the chase. How does one use the CARTA app? It's actually quite simple and takes less than 30 seconds to download. How to Download the CARTA App Downloading and navigating the CARTA App is easy with our trusty guide.

    • Step 1: Head over to the Focus V Website.
    • Step 2: When you land on the page, you'll first notice a nifty rendering of the CARTA App, showcasing how simple it is to use.
    • Step 3: Based on whether you're an iPhone or Android user, you will click either the iPhone or Android App link and download the app. After downloading the app, you will open it, immediately finding yourself on a page that looks like the image below.
    • Step 4: Read the short description of Web Bluetooth and learn about the benefits of this cutting-edge configuration. After doing this, you are now ready to initiate the next step toward entering the gates of dab heaven.
    • Step 5: Go to the browser section at the top of the page and replace the URL with www.focusvcarta.com. From there, you will enter into the app itself which will look like the image below. Once you have changed the link to the Focus V Carta extension, you will NOT be required to do it again. This means the next time you open the app, you'll end up exactly where you need to be.
    • Step 6: Connect your rig and tune in your settings for the most optimal smoking experience. Bonus Step: Bring along your friends so they can enjoy the CARTA experience too!
  • (P.S — If you tap on the word CARTA you can change the colors of your application! Green, gold, and purple to name a few.)

Have you tried our Cleaning Swabs yet? 

Extra-Curricular Benefits

After getting used to the basics, here are five more features you should know about:

  • Remote Control Mode — Heat up a rig from across the room with a tap of a finger. Just a heads up, the remote control is also the only way to turn off your Carta's coil.
  • Pre-Loaded Temperature Presets — Precise hits from the start.
  • Dab Counter — Track your dabs at your will. Day to day or month to month, it's all your choice.
  • Temperature Control — Experience full control with this feature. Perfect dabs begin at the perfect temperature.
  • Heat Cycling— Set a timer to control the duration of your hits. Dab heaven has been breached. Usage Leaderboard — Compare your session counts with other users in the dab community to see if you can become number one

Download the CARTA App Today

The CARTA App is the new standard — there's no doubt about it. From impeccable control functions to fun features like the dab counter, this app heightens the experience of dabbing.

It doesn't matter who you are or where you are at, the CARTA APP has got your back. If you are ready to fully unlock the "holy grail" of dabbing, begin the process for yourself. We will see you on the other side.

Read more

Dabbing Digitally: Focus V CARTA APP

Posted by Content Team on

     

     There's an App for That Did you know that there is a way to unlock the holy grail of dabbing? Increasing a smoke session to maximum efficiency is no longer a dream, but a reality. Put your hands together for the one and only CARTA app.

     Do everything from dialing in temperature to the exact degree, adjusting settings with ease, and choosing between herb and wax. No matter how busy life becomes or where you are venturing, the CARTA app is a trusty steed, available for all smart rig kit owners.

So let's cut to the chase. How does one use the CARTA app? It's actually quite simple and takes less than 30 seconds to download. How to Download the CARTA App Downloading and navigating the CARTA App is easy with our trusty guide.

    • Step 1: Head over to the Focus V Website.
    • Step 2: When you land on the page, you'll first notice a nifty rendering of the CARTA App, showcasing how simple it is to use.
    • Step 3: Based on whether you're an iPhone or Android user, you will click either the iPhone or Android App link and download the app. After downloading the app, you will open it, immediately finding yourself on a page that looks like the image below.
    • Step 4: Read the short description of Web Bluetooth and learn about the benefits of this cutting-edge configuration. After doing this, you are now ready to initiate the next step toward entering the gates of dab heaven.
    • Step 5: Go to the browser section at the top of the page and replace the URL with www.focusvcarta.com. From there, you will enter into the app itself which will look like the image below. Once you have changed the link to the Focus V Carta extension, you will NOT be required to do it again. This means the next time you open the app, you'll end up exactly where you need to be.
    • Step 6: Connect your rig and tune in your settings for the most optimal smoking experience. Bonus Step: Bring along your friends so they can enjoy the CARTA experience too!
  • (P.S — If you tap on the word CARTA you can change the colors of your application! Green, gold, and purple to name a few.)

Have you tried our Cleaning Swabs yet? 

Extra-Curricular Benefits

After getting used to the basics, here are five more features you should know about:

  • Remote Control Mode — Heat up a rig from across the room with a tap of a finger. Just a heads up, the remote control is also the only way to turn off your Carta's coil.
  • Pre-Loaded Temperature Presets — Precise hits from the start.
  • Dab Counter — Track your dabs at your will. Day to day or month to month, it's all your choice.
  • Temperature Control — Experience full control with this feature. Perfect dabs begin at the perfect temperature.
  • Heat Cycling— Set a timer to control the duration of your hits. Dab heaven has been breached. Usage Leaderboard — Compare your session counts with other users in the dab community to see if you can become number one

Download the CARTA App Today

The CARTA App is the new standard — there's no doubt about it. From impeccable control functions to fun features like the dab counter, this app heightens the experience of dabbing.

It doesn't matter who you are or where you are at, the CARTA APP has got your back. If you are ready to fully unlock the "holy grail" of dabbing, begin the process for yourself. We will see you on the other side.

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Benefits of E-Rigs

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The arrival of the Focus V Carta dabbing e-rig may mean the time has come to ditch the torch. Why? With its similar size to standard dab rigs, affordable price, and lower heating temperatures, the Carta e-rig may well kill the torch dab-rig altogether.

Ditching the Torch

Dab rigs are a portable and less messy alternative to rolling a joint and are often seen as a healthier alternative to inhaling combusted marijuana.

Cannabinoids need to be heated to some degree to undergo the chemical change of carboxylation to have their psychoactive benefits. However, it isn't necessary to heat them to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit to have that effect — many will be released from fresh herb or concentrates at a far lower temperature as vapors.

These vapors have very nice flavors, and there is ample evidence to show it's a healthier alternative to regular smoking. The American Headache Society published a report in 2018 summarizing existing medical research showing that in combination, cannabinoids and terpenes have a wide range of health benefits. This is why desktop vaporizers have taken off in a big way. The chief problem with these has been that they are extremely bulky and expensive. Could the Focus Carta e-rig be the answer to these issues?

Portability

The Carta e-rig is not the first portable e-rig to enter the market, but reviewers are increasingly showing it is the best. TheVape.guide reported that it is the best entry-level e-rig and that it has far more features than its more expensive competitors. It also produces the flavor that the more expensive e-rigs produce.

The Carta is a similar size to a standard dabbing kit — at around 7 inches tall, it sits in one's hand comfortably and operates in much the same way as a dabber. Users can take it with them wherever they go, whether they're heading to a friend's house or taking a road trip.

It also produces vapor at a lower temperature. The lower temperatures allow the terpenes and flavonoids to stay intact, producing a much more flavorful experience — much like an expensive desktop vaporizer.

One of the ways Focus V managed to improve the portability was by adding Bluetooth that allows the user to fine-tune the controls on their smartphone. This gets rid of the need for a bulky control system on the dabber itself, reducing the overall size and weight of the machine.

No Need for a Torch

In the case of an e-nail, a torch isn't used to heat the nail to extremely high temperatures. Instead, users just let a battery-powered coil heat the concentrate or herb up to the point it vaporizes the cannabinoids. This is done at much lower temperatures so it doesn't combust the concentrate or bud.

We will discuss the health benefits of vaporization later, but suffice to say, the Focus V Carta won't require as much cooling before it hits a person's throat as a torch powered dab rig. That means the heat shouldn't cause so much coughing, for example.

Adding in the bonus of getting a flavor that normally only comes with a desktop vaporizer rig, and the results won't be disappointing at all.

More Discreet Usage

One of the distinct advantages of using an e-rig for consuming concentrates is that it only involves using a tiny amount of wax, shatter, or hash to give the same hit as a joint or bong of bud. Because that means carrying fewer components like the torch and dabbing kit, the Carta is a crazy level more discreet than a standard nail and torch. 

Putting a few milligrams of concentrate onto the bucket, the e-rig produces all the goodness of the cannabinoids with hardly any smell getting out. This means people who use it through the day can avoid being noticed as they do so — a huge difference to a joint, which leaves behind an acrid odor.

Overall, the Carta requires far fewer components — just the cleaning gear, bucket, and main unit — than a standard dab kit.

Health Benefits of Vaporizing

One of the reasons people use weed and concentrates are the health benefits, right? There's no need to recap the health benefits of the good stuff on the human body. By vaporizing with an e-nail like the Carta, it will be doing one's lungs and body a big favor.

The Carta only heats the concentrate or bud up to between 600 to 940 degrees Fahrenheit (experts advise only using the highest temperatures for cleaning). However, when using a propane torch to light the bud, it involves hitting considerably higher temperatures, burning the lungs and throat. Using a torch and nail in a traditional dabber, the nail is heated until it is very hot, and when the user puts the bud/concentrate on it, this effectively combusts it.

In 2008, a piece of research looking at the Volcano vaporizer did a gas chromatograph and mass spectrometer analysis of the vapor. These tests showed that it contained mostly cannabinoids with just trace amounts of three other compounds. By comparison, when the same marijuana mixture was combusted (like a joint or torch and nail), more than 111 other combusted materials were found in the smoke, many of which could be dangerous to a person's health. 

The e-nail is no supercool vaporizer, but rather a means of getting a quick hit using concentrates and getting more from a much smaller quantity. If you can get the right concentrate with the cannabinoids you need, then the portable e-nail will involve inhaling less.

Buy a Focus V Carta Today

The Carta is actually cheaper than some torch-dabber kits on the market today, making it a good choice for people who want to explore e-nailing without shelling out lots of cash. 

With the health benefits, portability, and discreet nature of the machine, users can't go wrong when using the Focus V Carta as an alternative to a traditional dabbing kit. See it on our website here.

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Benefits of E-Rigs

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The arrival of the Focus V Carta dabbing e-rig may mean the time has come to ditch the torch. Why? With its similar size to standard dab rigs, affordable price, and lower heating temperatures, the Carta e-rig may well kill the torch dab-rig altogether.

Ditching the Torch

Dab rigs are a portable and less messy alternative to rolling a joint and are often seen as a healthier alternative to inhaling combusted marijuana.

Cannabinoids need to be heated to some degree to undergo the chemical change of carboxylation to have their psychoactive benefits. However, it isn't necessary to heat them to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit to have that effect — many will be released from fresh herb or concentrates at a far lower temperature as vapors.

These vapors have very nice flavors, and there is ample evidence to show it's a healthier alternative to regular smoking. The American Headache Society published a report in 2018 summarizing existing medical research showing that in combination, cannabinoids and terpenes have a wide range of health benefits. This is why desktop vaporizers have taken off in a big way. The chief problem with these has been that they are extremely bulky and expensive. Could the Focus Carta e-rig be the answer to these issues?

Portability

The Carta e-rig is not the first portable e-rig to enter the market, but reviewers are increasingly showing it is the best. TheVape.guide reported that it is the best entry-level e-rig and that it has far more features than its more expensive competitors. It also produces the flavor that the more expensive e-rigs produce.

The Carta is a similar size to a standard dabbing kit — at around 7 inches tall, it sits in one's hand comfortably and operates in much the same way as a dabber. Users can take it with them wherever they go, whether they're heading to a friend's house or taking a road trip.

It also produces vapor at a lower temperature. The lower temperatures allow the terpenes and flavonoids to stay intact, producing a much more flavorful experience — much like an expensive desktop vaporizer.

One of the ways Focus V managed to improve the portability was by adding Bluetooth that allows the user to fine-tune the controls on their smartphone. This gets rid of the need for a bulky control system on the dabber itself, reducing the overall size and weight of the machine.

No Need for a Torch

In the case of an e-nail, a torch isn't used to heat the nail to extremely high temperatures. Instead, users just let a battery-powered coil heat the concentrate or herb up to the point it vaporizes the cannabinoids. This is done at much lower temperatures so it doesn't combust the concentrate or bud.

We will discuss the health benefits of vaporization later, but suffice to say, the Focus V Carta won't require as much cooling before it hits a person's throat as a torch powered dab rig. That means the heat shouldn't cause so much coughing, for example.

Adding in the bonus of getting a flavor that normally only comes with a desktop vaporizer rig, and the results won't be disappointing at all.

More Discreet Usage

One of the distinct advantages of using an e-rig for consuming concentrates is that it only involves using a tiny amount of wax, shatter, or hash to give the same hit as a joint or bong of bud. Because that means carrying fewer components like the torch and dabbing kit, the Carta is a crazy level more discreet than a standard nail and torch. 

Putting a few milligrams of concentrate onto the bucket, the e-rig produces all the goodness of the cannabinoids with hardly any smell getting out. This means people who use it through the day can avoid being noticed as they do so — a huge difference to a joint, which leaves behind an acrid odor.

Overall, the Carta requires far fewer components — just the cleaning gear, bucket, and main unit — than a standard dab kit.

Health Benefits of Vaporizing

One of the reasons people use weed and concentrates are the health benefits, right? There's no need to recap the health benefits of the good stuff on the human body. By vaporizing with an e-nail like the Carta, it will be doing one's lungs and body a big favor.

The Carta only heats the concentrate or bud up to between 600 to 940 degrees Fahrenheit (experts advise only using the highest temperatures for cleaning). However, when using a propane torch to light the bud, it involves hitting considerably higher temperatures, burning the lungs and throat. Using a torch and nail in a traditional dabber, the nail is heated until it is very hot, and when the user puts the bud/concentrate on it, this effectively combusts it.

In 2008, a piece of research looking at the Volcano vaporizer did a gas chromatograph and mass spectrometer analysis of the vapor. These tests showed that it contained mostly cannabinoids with just trace amounts of three other compounds. By comparison, when the same marijuana mixture was combusted (like a joint or torch and nail), more than 111 other combusted materials were found in the smoke, many of which could be dangerous to a person's health. 

The e-nail is no supercool vaporizer, but rather a means of getting a quick hit using concentrates and getting more from a much smaller quantity. If you can get the right concentrate with the cannabinoids you need, then the portable e-nail will involve inhaling less.

Buy a Focus V Carta Today

The Carta is actually cheaper than some torch-dabber kits on the market today, making it a good choice for people who want to explore e-nailing without shelling out lots of cash. 

With the health benefits, portability, and discreet nature of the machine, users can't go wrong when using the Focus V Carta as an alternative to a traditional dabbing kit. See it on our website here.

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