In the previous blog post I provided lots of ‘cons’ to MAXVG liquid, and ‘pros’ for a more balanced solution. Now – in all fairness – let’s explore the other side of the argument.
HOW MUCH VG IS IN MAXVG LIQUID, REALLY?
First, understand what constitutes “MAXVG”… typically the content is no higher than 70-80% VG. There are some flavorings available in VG, but the vast majority of flavoring in the commercial market is only available in PG. Nicotine is also available in both PG and VG – but most vendors prefer to work with PG because it’s much easier to work with. Long story short – most MAXVG liquids still contain 20% PG or more. Again, I say MOST – there are vendors out there who specialize in liquid that contains absolutely no PG (and, for what it’s worth – some of them are damn good).
THROAT HIT – MAYBE LESS IS MORE?
Throat Hit is a highly subjective matter… if you prefer less throat hit, higher VG liquid is definitely a good thing. Personally – I am a big fan of the “mouth to lung” style draw when it comes to vaping – I LIKE SOME THROAT HIT – but, for those of you that take it straight to the lungs… MAXVG liquid produces much less of the ‘pressure’ at the back of the throat. That could be a good thing.
VAPOR PRODUCTION – IF MORE IS ALWAYS BETTER
This one should be obvious – the vapor production in a MAXVG liquid compared to a liquid higher in PG is better. It’s conducive to cloud chasing. Mind you, my previous blog post was NOT intended to “dog on the cloud chasers…” I enjoy it from time to time. I 100% believe part of the “satisfaction” of vaping is seeing a huge plume of vapor. That said, as stated in the previous blog post – the incremental increases in vapor production are subject to diminishing returns. The difference between 65/35 (PG heavy) liquid and 50/50 (balanced liquid) is very noticeable. The difference between 50/50 (balanced liquid) and MAXVG (which is typically 30/70 or 20/80) is almost indistinguishable to all but the most discerning cloud chasers. The bottom line – MAXVG is great for vapor production… if vapor production is the most important consideration for your personal vaping style… MAXVG is “the solution” for you.
FLAVOR – SOME LIKE IT LIGHT!
Although MAXVG is muted due to the absence of PG – Rebuildable Dripping Atomizers (RDAs_ are typically NOT lacking in the flavor department… the vapor encounters fewer obstacles in a dripper as compared to a clearomizer, or even a Rebuildable Tank Atomizer (RTA). Increased performance of advanced user devices like Rebuildable Dripping Atomizers makes ALL flavors stronger… bolder… for the people who light a lighter more nuanced vape in a dripper – MAXVG might be a good solution.
THE SWEET FACTOR
VG is sweeter than PG – if you like a sweeter vape – VG is a great way to sweeten a liquid without the use of artificial sweetener.
THE LEAK FACTOR
MAXVG liquid performs well in drippers. It’s thicker, so it leaks out of air intakes less. No one really likes liquid running down the side of their mechanical mod – I’m one of them. If I was looking for a liquid that I intended to exclusively drip – MAXVG might be a good choice.
PG Interolance/PG Allergies
For those of you that are verified sensitive to PG, MAXVG is the only option.
For those of you looking for a MAXVG eLiquid – we presently offer Sure Bert. It will NOT be the last MAXVG liquid we offer – not by a long shot. We very much keep track of all the requests – if we see demand for MAXVG liquid we will do our best to accommodate it.
We’d love to hear from you… how do you feel about the PG/VG ratio piece? Which do you prefer?