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Oldest vaporizers

Discussion in 'Vaporization Discussion' started by shredder, Jul 4, 2017.

  1. Hippie Dickie

    Hippie Dickie The Herbal Cube Manufacturer

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    i think i passed @lwien in March when i turned 70.

    BT may count as being old - it started 17 years ago.
     
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  2. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    No you didn't.
     
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  3. Hippie Dickie

    Hippie Dickie The Herbal Cube Manufacturer

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    then it's a race to the finish, you jogging and me on my NordicTrack.
     
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  4. Vaipir

    Vaipir New Member

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    Hello fellow vapers!!! I am from South Africa, vaping for about a year and a bit. I luv the DIY aspect of vaping. Back to the discussion. My dad suffered from cronic asthma, and he told me that back in the day(60's 70's before carry around inhaliers), you could go to the Police station and they would keep a small amount of cannabis (we call it Dagga) at hand. He could always feel if he was heading towards a really bad asthma attack. If you had a doctor's letter they would give you some weed, wich u had to use infront of an officer. Taking either a metal lid or spoon with a small heap of cannabis on it, you would hold this over a candle and inhale closely over it. This would prevent him from getting a major attack. Thus in effect he was vaping really basic old school.
     
  5. kilo

    kilo Active Member

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  6. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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    Loverde Lighthouse vaporizer :).,looks like one of the first vaporizers was Halogen powered :D .. How cool is that?

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  7. C No Ego

    C No Ego Well-Known Member

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    that thing would hooka All Day long LOL... is that one quarter ounce capacity or what ?
     
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  8. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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    12 years ago when i visited Spain and got to know some crazy dude there,he used a kitchen board to prepare his smoke ,he chops buds and hash with kitchen knife like it is some kind of salad and then load few grams of it in a cigar sized chillum.. for a single session,so i am not really surprised :Dwith the bowl size of the loverde...
     
  9. C No Ego

    C No Ego Well-Known Member

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    more is less, less is more, more is more, less is less, more or less
     
  10. invertedisdead

    invertedisdead FC-OG

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    I used to dab directly off the ceramic heating element of my Vapor Brothers box vape as a rudimentary enail. You'd apply your dab and and put the whip/gong on as fast as possible, often vapor bonged it through a small beaker.

    When Highly Educated introduced the first e-nail system some years later I loved the concept, but I believe it was around $800?
     
  11. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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    Have you checked the EOVA from OCD it is a discontinued vaporizer,which i think gave the another "original idea" to 7thfloor so they can come up with their oil kit,
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  12. RUDE BOY

    RUDE BOY Space is the Place

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    With everything Wes talked about and for all the pictures of odd contraptions that were on his site how many working units actually made it out to the public? A few of us are still waiting for ours.
     
  13. shredder

    shredder Well-Known Member

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    Don't know how many antique vaporizers are out there, but I will say, we've come a long way! And I can see how ideas were born, then expanded and improved. I can't wait for what's next, but it's really cool to see vape history as well.
     
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  14. RUDE BOY

    RUDE BOY Space is the Place

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    These aren't really antiques though, pretty sure I have an Underdog older than the OCD piece in the picture above.
     
  15. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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  16. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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  17. Used2use

    Used2use Sometimes to stupid to become a fool

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    if i may quote from @lazylathe 's link:

    "In 1994 BC Vaporizer, Canada claims to have invented the first electrically charged vaporizer inspired on Bill Amato’s design. BC Vaporizer still is running in business today and are inventors of solar power charged vaporizers."

    does anyone know sth about BC Vaporizer? :hmm:

    Which brings me to another interesting question:

    What is the oldest electric vape that is still built today?

    My guess would be it's from germany, you'll probably know which one -
    the Aromed of course :p :D since 1996 claims their page...
     
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  18. Abysmal Vapor

    Abysmal Vapor Shaman of The Pyramid of Orlin'Malah

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    Verdampfer is 1995 but i am sure there are older models :).
    https://herb.co/marijuana/news/the-history-of-vaporizing

    The first one who came up with the idea of the electronic cigarette is Joseph Robinson. He did it in 1927, in which he filed a patent to the USPTO for the first Mechanical Butane ignition Vaporizer. Robinson’s patent was approved and published by the USPTO. Little to his Credit that he deserves; He still owns the patents of the first Nicotine Vaporizer.

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    1990 to 1994, Amsterdam
    Father of Cannabis Vaporizer Eagle Bill has a cannabis community cult following known to discover the popularizing of the Cannabis vaporizer. He termed his device “safe and effective alternative to smoking.” For over a decade, he was a favored exhibit at the Sensi Seed Bank’s ‘Hash Museum’ in Amsterdam.

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    The museum attracts visitors from around the world and Bill enjoyed sharing his new technologies to any willing inhalers. A resident of Amsterdam for 12 years, this was soon before the 1994 Cannabis Cup. Sensi Seeds gave Bill space and he blew away the crowd with his new technology.

    It remained the most popular exhibit at the Cannabis Cup for 10 years, earning Bill and Sensi Seeds numerous first place cups. Soon he set up shop on a daily basis in the Hash Museum and used that platform to turn the world on to vaporization. Eagle Bill was introduced to vaporizing in 1993 by a Californian grower who used a heat gun to vaporize aromatic blends.

    In an effort to design a more affordable means of vaporizing while simultaneously raising public awareness, Eagle Bill invented the “Shake and Vape” based on the very same Ancient Egyptian methods. Eagle Bill’s Glass pipe vaporizer that heated the bottom of a glass bowl with instead lighting the Cannabis itself.

    Pioneered by a Native American, the Shake and Vape was nicknamed the “peace pipe of the future”. Eagle Bill’s invention would be the catalyst for rapid technological and product developments in the vaporizer industry and a big inspiration. Bill passed away on 22 may 2005, Georgia, USA.

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    In 1994 BC Vaporizer, Canada claims to have invented the first electrically charged vaporizer inspired on Bill Amato’s design. BC Vaporizer still is running in business today and are inventors of solar power charged vaporizers. It was Storz & Bickel Company in 2000 that invented the new era of Desktop vaporizers and named it “VOLCANO” just like its work around.

    The history of vaporizers as controversial as it sounds still holds the timeline benchmark and technically makes Hookah the Oldest vaporizer.

    Modern Day vaporizers credit no doubt goes to everyone involved in the process but will be still credited to late Bill Amato for his pioneering endeavor to the Cannabis world.
     
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  19. Used2use

    Used2use Sometimes to stupid to become a fool

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    Damn, always thought it's too odd, but now i need one :lol:
    got a source for that? - just curious, couldn't find anything on the page...



    so to start a list for the oldest 'commercial'* electric herb vapes (feel free to add):

    1979-84??? Tilt
    1995 deVerdamper
    1997 Aromizer (changed 98 to Aromed)
    2000 Volcano Classic

    * There were no online shops in those days - anyone else remembers the good old catalog times :D?
     
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  20. kilo

    kilo Active Member

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    I had this Piggy Malone's catalog back in the '80s which had all sorts of carbs, bats, pipes, and bongs — lots of Star Wars-themed stuff. Then the Reagan administration crackdown put the kibosh on sales of paraphernalia. I remember stocking up on papers, thinking I might not be able to buy them anymore! Anyway, I believe there may have been a primitive vape in that catalog — I'll have to see if I still have it somewhere.
     
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  21. Used2use

    Used2use Sometimes to stupid to become a fool

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    I've added some sources to make the (shopping- :lol:) list a bit credible

    1978-early 90s? Tilt [R.C.Clarke Hashish]
    1994 BC Vaporizer *
    1995 deVerdamper *
    1997 Aromizer (changed 98 to Aromed) [Aromed Trailer]
    1999 Vapor Brothers [VB page]
    2000 Volcano Classic [S&B page]

    * from here better sources are welcome ;)
    i try to go somehow with 'market release dates' if possible
     
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  22. Anon3200

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    I bought my first vaporizer in 2002. It was a vaportech brand and I swear it was the best vaporizer I've had. The thing lasted almost 10 years though dozens of drops. It was a onny oven with convection/ conduction and a narrow glass whip.

    Performance was way better than vapor brothers and those terrible bc globes.

    It was the 1998 cannabis cup winner.

    Modern Dabbery goes back to the titanium Skillet pioneered by HashMasterkuts sister. Of course people were hot knifing and vaporizing off of soldering irons since the 70s.
     
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