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Electronic pipes are a bit different from other standard E-cigs and Egos, though they function very similarly. While pipes might not be quite as popular as cigarettes, there are still people out there who enjoy them – so it only makes sense that electronic pipes would become available as E-cig technology becomes more widely used.

Electronic pipes, or ‘E-Pipes’ as they are sometimes called, are very much like electronic cigarettes in almost every category. They’re a little bit tougher to find, since not every company carries them – but there are several good ones on the market, and we’re going to talk about a few of them here.

Of course, when shopping for E-pipes you want to look for a few different things. You want long battery life, a lot of flavour options, and a fair price. You should also try to find a model that has garnered some positive reviews for itself – as this will tell you a lot about the product’s reputation.

FAQ

Q: What is an E-pipe?
A: An E-pipe is technically an ‘electronic pipe’. It’s designed (and functions) similarly as an E-cig, except that it looks and feels more like a pipe instead of a cigarette. These types of products range from realistic to modern – but they’re basically made to imitate the experience of smoking a tobacco pipe. They use no tobacco, however, so there is actually no smoke. Instead, they vapourize E-liquid to carry the flavouring and the nicotine into the mouth and lungs.
Q: How do you use an E-pipe?

A: Using an E-pipe is pretty similar to using an E-cig. There are basically two different types. There are ‘manual’ pipes, and ‘automatic’ pipes. The manual pipes have a firing button that you press to activate the battery. In other words, you would press the button, hold it down for a few seconds, and inhale the vapour. An automatic battery activates automatically when you draw on the pipe itself.

Both experiences are quite similar to what you experience when you smoke a real pipe – though, once again, there’s no tobacco, open flame, or smoke involved.

Q: Are E-pipes safe?

A: In short, the correct answer would be to say that E-pipes are safer than cigarettes or real pipes. As far as the health concerns go, it’s been shown in a recent independent review that electronic cigarettes are up to 95% less harmful than cigarettes. It’s also been shown that they might have the potential to help smokers quit.

As far as the electronics and functional dangers go, E-pipes contain a battery – so they’re about as safe as a cell phone, in that respect.

Q: What are the best E-liquids for E-pipes?

A: This depends on your own personal tastes and preferences, though there are a few guidelines that you might want to follow. Making sure that your E-liquids are UK or US made, making sure that they’re made from pharmaceutical-grade materials, and making sure that they’ve got good customer reviews are all important.

Q: Where can I get E-juice for my E-pipe?
A: Most pipes will allow you to vape just about any type of E-liquid. If you want more of a pipe-flavour, then you might want to go with a rich tobacco-like liquid, as this will be the most likely to imitate the taste of a real pipe.
Q: How can I achieve the best clouds with my E-pipe?

A: The answer to this, hands down, is to buy an E-pipe capable of sub-ohm vaping. Of course, this will mean that you’ll need to be able to use a powerful-enough battery, and you’ll need to buy a sub-ohm tank. But once you do these things, you’ll be amazed at the amount of vapour that you can achieve!

Q: Which E-pipe is the best for me?

A: This depends on what you’re looking for, really. If you want something modern with a more powerful battery, you’ll probably end up gravitating to manual models. If you want something much more realistic that will feel and act much more like a regular pipe, then an automatic model might be the best choice for you. Most E-pipes, however, do tend to have a realistic feel to them – so specific designs might end up being the deciding factor.

The size of the battery is also something to consider. If this device is going to be your primary vaping device, then you might want to make sure to purchase something that is capable of holding quite a bit of battery power.

Q: Do I need additional accessories when buying an E-pipe?

A: That depends on the kit. Overall, you’re going to need all of the following pieces.

  • The pipe bowl
  • The stem (the mouthpiece)
  • A tank or clearomizer
  • A battery
  • E-liquid
  • A charger

A lot of the time, you can buy starter kits that come with everything required to get started. But some pipes don’t come with extras. Some come with only the bowl, a tank, and a stem, for example – but not with a battery or a charger.

A good rule of thumb is to look for a starter kit, as these usually come with everything required to get started. I’d personally would recommend 629 E-pipe from ePuffer. Watch our video review on this very same page. 

E-pipe reviews

Here are some of the best E-pipe options on the market today. Hopefully, with this list, you can begin the process of finding the best electronic pipe for you.

Our Top 10 Selected Electronic Pipes Available in the UK

Electronic Pipe 609 from Epuffer – NEW

Electronic Pipe 609This is a new kit that has only recently be released by ePuffer – but we loved the look of it so much that we immediately listed it as one of our favorites.

This pipe is a bit of a hybrid – combining the ward-winning MAGNUM cartomizer technology with the Tank Liquamizer technologies to give you a sophisticated e-pipe that will allow you to use either option. With this kit, you can use either pre-filled cartridges or the tank, which is also disposable, but good for up to 900 puffs – whichever suits your fancy at the moment.

The kit ships with a solid wood bowl, two 900mAh rechargeable batteries, three premium tobacco cartomizers, a universal battery charger, an extra mouthpiece stem, and a gift box. Priced at only £69.95, this is definitely an e-pipe that you should look at if you’re looking for something with more options than a standard model, or simply want to try an affordable e-pipe type of a device before investing more in more expensive model.

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Electronic Pipe 629 R3 from ePuffer

ePuffer 629 R2 e-pipeIf you’re looking for a state-of-the-art electronic pipe that’s both realistic and elegantly functional, then this is going to be the device for you. The starter kit sells for £149.95, so it’s a little bit pricey – but it’s more than worth it in terms of value and quality.

If you’re looking for something truly elegant, then this E-pipe should probably be first on your list!

It features a solid wood mahogany body, is equipped with the latest liquamizer technology, and requires no refill cartridges – so keeping it topped with E-liquid is easy and inexpensive.

Here are the specs:

  • 1100mAh batteries
  • Comes with a spare liquamizer tank
  • Comes with 5 atomizers
  • Comes with a spare mouthpiece/stem
  • Ships with a battery charger
  • Comes nicely displayed in a wooden gift box

Now available as improved version R3. Price has slightly gone up but so have the new features. Check the official website for all the details!

If you’re looking for something attractive and classy, then you won’t be disappointed with this electronic pipe from ePuffer. If still in doubt, watch our video review where we have covered everything you possibly need to know about this pipe.

Information! We been advised that R3 version of this e-pipe will be back in stock at the beginning of June. If you’re in need to get an e-pipe sooner, check out the EPuffer’s 609 version, it’s a great alternative for a lot less that you can test with to understand whether an e-pipe type of device is really what you want.

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Couple additional tips:

  1. To make the draw easier and smoother ( use fine tip screw driver, and open air flow inside plastic mouthpiece, from the bottom ). Don’t make it too big, as too much air passing can ruin the stem.
  2. For all day vapers: if you are getting a gargling noise, simply remove the silicon washer ( ring ) from the atomizer top.

ePuffer 629 E-pipe review Top Selected E-juice 


Vapcig E-Pipe

Vapcig E-pipeThis wood-effect E-pipe comes with two mouthpieces, two tanks, two atomizers, two 18350 batteries, and even a battery charger, all for the affordable price of £54.99 if you buy it on Amazon.co.uk. Plus, if you order it from there, you also get free UK shipping… which is a huge plus!

This E-pipe is not just realistic, but also elegant-looking and a bit on the fancy side. It features a manual boost button for improved vapour production, a 2ml tank capacity, two 900mAh batteries, and a new design that makes it lighter and more ergonomic to hold.

The LED light at the top of the bowl lights up when you’re vaping, both to give it a realistic feel, and to let you know that your atomizer is getting power. Plus, this lets people know that you are actually vaping – not just puffing on an actual analog pipe!

If you’re looking for an awesome E-pipe that will get you vaping without a hassle or a fuss, then just add some E-liquid to this fancy little device, and you’ll be good to go!


ELECTRONIC PIPE 605 REV-2 from epuffer.co.uk

ELECTRONIC PIPE 605 REV 2If you’re looking for outstanding quality and a kit that’ll impress even the most avid pipe user, then the Electronic Pipe 605 Rev-2 is probably going to be for you.

According to the official company website, the 605 is ‘a third generation high tech non-flammable product developed to provide smokers with a clean alternative to smoking’.

This E-pipe has it all. It’s driven by microelectronic technology, utilizes a small rechargeable battery so that you can keep charging and vaping on-the-go, and contains a ton of features that really cause it to stand-out from the crowd. It comes with a waterproof bowl, and even looks just like a real pipe!

If you’re in the market for something truly exquisite and don’t mind paying a bit extra for it – then this is definitely an E-pipe that you’ll want to look at. This is by far one of the simplest to use e-pipes that we could recommend.

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ePuffer Pro’s & Con’s Top Selected E-liquids


SMOK Guardian Pipe 3 Kit

Smok Guardian Pipe 3 ratedIf you’re looking for an elegant, stylish, and functional e-pipe for your own collection – then the SMOK Guardian Pipe 3 is certain to catch your attention. This 75W temperature control pipe comes with pretty much every feature you would ever want or need in a pipe. It ships with a Micro TFV4 Plus Tank, 2 coils, a replacement glass tube for the tank, a tank extension adapter, a USB charging cable, and a user manual (among other bits and spare parts).

Priced at just £50.99, you’ll be amazed at how much of a powerhouse the SMOK Guardian Pipe 3 can be. It boasts an output power rating of 1 to 75 watts, an output voltage of 0.7 to 9, and a resistance range of 0.1 to 3.0 ohms. It also features a temperature control mode, spring-loaded 510 connections, Bluetooth connectivity, and an intelligent atomizer recognition system.

If you’re looking for a sophisticated electronic pipe that won’t hold you back, the SMOK Gurdian Pipe 3 is certainly a device that you’ll want to have on your list!

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Smok Guardian Pipe 3 video review Top Selected Vape Juice 


JacVapour SMOK Prospect Pipe Mech Mod Kit

SMOK Prospect E-pipeThis pipe mod is only recommended for experienced users, as it requires some knowledge of correct and safe battery procedures to use correctly. But if you’re familiar with mods and/or have used them before (or are really thinking about learning how to use them), then this electronic pipe mod might be perfect for you! Or if you simply wish to quickly learn more about it, watch our SMOK Prospect E-pipe video review.

This pipe looks great, is 510/eGo compatible, and comes with a top firing button. It utilizes IMR18350 batteries, and does a great job of maintaining the ‘traditional’ look of a pipe without sacrificing too many modern cosmetic elements. There are quite a few different tank/stem options -but JacVapour makes these choices easy by providing drop-down menus to scroll through as you’re completing your order. It’s priced reasonably, and definitely deserves a spot on our top e-pipes page!


Classic E-Pipe Starter Set From Liberro

Classic E-pipe from LiberroLIberro.co.uk definitely carries some unique E-cig products – and they offer a range of high-quality E-liquid to suit just about any vaper.

The company founder switched to E-cigs when he feared that regular cigarettes were starting to have a negative effect on his health – and he claims that E-cigs were a discovery that ‘changed his life forever’.

The Classic E-pipe Starter Set comes with everything you need to get started. The pipe itself features a wooden bowl and mouthpiece, complete with a realistic feel and a quality firing button. It utilizes a very well-built CE5 clearomizer, and comes with a realistic Holmes-blend E-liquid that’ll get any pipe enthusiast’s attention!

If you’re in the market for a realistic E-pipe, then you should definitely make some time for this classic model from Liberro.co.uk.

Information! Please be aware that some users have complained about the actual Kamry 1000, which is exactly what this pipe is, so something to keep in mind. Please see some of the comments below on this very same page.  


Smok Guardian 2

Smok Guardian 2 E-pipeIf you’re more into the ‘traditional’ look of a wooden pipe, then this product from JacVapour might be a great place to continue your e-pipe search. This device is relatively advanced to use just as their SMOK Prospect Pipe we listed above, however – so if you don’t have some experience with mods, coils, and/or battery safety procedures, then you’re either going to want to learn about them or possibly look for something a bit more ‘beginner friendly’.

Aside from this, however, this pipe is well-suited to just about any user.

One of the best things about this product is that it’s actually a ‘variable wattage’ pipe mod. You can set the wattage on this device anywhere between 6 and 15 watts, and it’s compatible with coils rated as low as 0.4 Ohm. It’s built of (stainless) steel and wood, and utilizes IMR18350 batteries – though you’ll have to buy these separately, as it doesn’t actually ship with any in the kit.

This pipe also features standard 510/eGo fittings, so you won’t have to worry about not being able to find tanks for it. JacVapour offers the device in a kit or by itself, so you’ll definitely find that a few different purchasing options really contribute to making this one of the best e-pipe mods on the market.

Information! This E-pipe is currently out of stock and not available in the UK but you can try and find it from a U.S. vendor on Google.com!


 Liberro “CLICK™” E-pipe Starter Pack

Liberro CLICK E-pipe Starter PackThe Liberro “Click” E-pipe feels just like a real pipe – yet it provides a tobacco-free vaping experience that won’t expose you to the dangerous carcinogens and toxins found in real pipe tobacco.

This kit comes with 2 900mAh batteries, a battery wall charger, 2 1.6ml clearomisers, 1 pipe bowl (which holds the battery), a carry case, and a bottle of E-liquid.

This kit is perfect for the pipe enthusiast who’s looking for a healthier experience. If you enjoy smoking a pipe but hope to curb your tobacco usage, then this kit might be perfect for you.

Priced at £39.00, the Liberro Click offers a lot of value for the money. The company also offers a 12 week warranty with the purchase of this kit – which can give you some ‘added insurance’ if you’re concerned about spending money on a new product.

Liberro Pro’s & Con’s Top Selected Vape Pens


SMOK Pioneer E-pipe

SMOK Pioneer E-pipeThe Pioneer E-pipe from SMOK is a fancy, semi-mechanical mod that performs extremely well for how inexpensive it is.

It features an 18350 battery, 510 compatibility, and a 3.0ml full-capacity tank – all of which are fantastic features for an e-pipe in this price range. It also comes in several different colors, including pink, brown, and black.

The starter kit for this E-pipe comes with the E-pioneer, the SMOK clearomizer, and 1 chip. It’s equipped with a magnetic switch instead of the older-fashioned spring-loaded mechanism, and also comes with reverse threaded locking and a rubber-matte finish.

If you’re in the market for an E-pipe and want something that’s going to work well without costing you a ton of money, then this is definitely an option to check out!


Purple Orchid by Limelight Mechanics

Purple Orchid by Limelight Mechanics

Vendor who provided the sample is no longer selling these so best to GOOGLE it.

Limelight Mechanics is a company that specializes in hand-crafted vaping equipment – and one of their most elegant offerings is a line of high quality, hand-made E-pipes. These pipes are made from real wood and metal, and are packed full of awesome features.

The Purple Orchid retails for 135.00 €, though it should be noted that you are definitely getting something incredible for your money with this model! It’s hand-carved from a piece of walnut, and comes with three different finish options (natural wax, piano glass, or eggshell matte).

As far as metal components go, it contains both brass and aluminum. It boasts standard 510 connectors, as well as an adjustable ring and a 14mm diameter. It fits an 18350 battery, and ships with one pipe bowl in an engraved calf-leather pouch.

Separate accessories, like tips, chargers, batteries, etc. are sold separately. If you’re looking for something elegant and top-of-the-line, then the Purple Orchid may definitely be for you.


E-Pipe 900 Maxi Carto

E-Pipe 900 Maxi Carto

Vendor who provided the sample is no longer available so best to search on GOOGLE.

The 900 Maxi Carto is on our list for two reasons. Firstly, it’s one of the most realistic and attractive-looking models that we’ve reviewed. And second, it actually works very well and offers a lot of value for the money.

The kit comes with a bottle of E-liquid, two cartomizers, a wall charger, a USB charger, an instruction manual, and the pipe bowl/tip apparatus. It also comes with a battery, though the battery is ‘fixed’ in this model, meaning that you don’t remove it, but rather plug the whole bowl in when you need to charge it.

Unlike most other E-pipes, this model is automatic – which means that you don’t have to push a button to activate it. This makes it more realistic, though it also means that it may not appeal to Ego users who enjoy activating their E-cigs manually.

If you’re in the market for a realistic E-pipe and want to try something new and different, then the 900 Maxi Carto should definitely be on your shopping list.


 F-106 electronic pipe

 F-106 electronic pipe

Vendors change for this E-pipe so best to search on GOOGLE.

This electronic pipe features a wooden bowl and a stem that doubles as a holder for the clearomizer. It sports 510 threads, a standard 5-press on/off switch with a blue LED light, and an 18350 battery – which is actually kept inside the wooden bowl of the pipe. It comes in a nice decorative box with a wall charger, two batteries, two CE5 cartomizers, and an empty e-liquid filling bottle.

This is an OK E-pipe for beginners, mostly due to its ease of use and simple assembly. The steps required to get the product ready to use are very easy to follow – even for people who have never vaped or used an E-cig before.

If you’re looking for an OK E-pipe for beginners or a spare to keep around the house, then the F-106 e-pipe might be a great option for you.

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23 Responses to Best E-pipes UK 2017

  1. John tovey says:

    Can’t understand negative comments on Kamry 1000 pipe. I have 2 and neither have given any problems, also they will accept other atomisers.

  2. Ray Gower says:

    Worth noting that the Liberro Classic kit is also a Kamry 1000, and suffers the same basic problem. The centre contact where the bowl connects to the vapouriser is mounted on a little nylon bush that softens in use and is slowly pushed out until the contact shorts.
    There is a fix, of sorts, pull the contact out yourself, carefully remove the mangled remains of nylon, without damaging the wire and fit a small piece of heatshrink sleeve on the contact shoulders. Be very careful not to pull the contact off the wire, the Chinese tinsel used will melts at a slightly lower temperature than solder.
    Otherwise, apart from the habit of the CE5 flooding to give a mouthful of juice, it is not a bad starter pipe for a long term pipe smoker

    • G Bellingham-Wylie says:

      I gave up with this epipe after four replacements, felt embarrassed by complaining. However for some strange reason I purchased the new version.
      Small bowl takes a bit of getting used to and you have to be very careful when refilling as not dislodge the small rubber washer on the atomiser, great puff, so we will see how long the internal battery in the bowl will last for. Cannot complain so far.

  3. Jerry Shoolbred says:

    I bought a Kamray 1000 just over a week ago – I love the feel & weight of it, but I’m a little disappointed.
    After just a week’s use, the taste is already feeling bitter, like I used to get with other vamping devices.
    Is this normal? And do I simply replace the ‘wick’? Ideas please?

    • Zed 13 says:

      I dunno if you’ll see this, and given the age of the post you might have solved the problem already, but if it’s tasting shitty, you likely need to change the coil/wick in the tank.

  4. Nicole says:

    Hi Jerry, at first, it sounds as a typical Karmy K1000 problem that quite a few users have reported already. It is very likely that you’ve burnt something due to overheating, in most cases however, when you’re getting bitter/bad taste then cleaning or changing your atomizer may as well fix it. So I’d start with that, clean your device properly. If that doesn’t help then get a new atomizer. In general, you may get a bad taste from devices in the following situations:

    – When vaping a dry wick
    – If you haven’t cleaned your tank
    – When you’re low on e-liquid
    – When you have a bad/burnt atomizer
    – If/when vaping at too high variable voltage
    – When using overfilled atomizer tank, when tank is leaking
    – When puffing tank too hard
    – If you left your atomizer tank in the sun and damaged it etc.

    We’ll do a separate article to cover this topic from A-Z but hope this helps for now. In worst scenario and if you can’t figure out where the problem is, get in touch with the merchant you bought your E-pipe from. It’s their job to help and support their customers!

  5. Bob McNair says:

    Hello,
    I have a Petersham Westminster II which blinks when the battery is nearly discharged.
    Do you know if the 629 R2 does this? TIA

  6. Bucky Juice says:

    I just don’t really ‘get’ e pipes.

    It’s just a vape, in another shape.

    The pleasure in a pipe is down to the way the flavour changes, as the material the bowl is made of seasons, and takes on board the flavours, releases the impregnated oils and tars and flavour compounds as you smoke.

    With E pipe you are just using a battery, switch, regulating chipset, and atomiser in a different layout to a standard vape, but effectively, subjectively in terms of flavour and vapour production, there will be no difference to using that atomiser in a standard set up or in an e pipe.

    The e pipe is just more cumbersome and restricted in battery options, and therefore in available power and battery life.

    Look nice if you like that sort of thing, but that’s as far as it goes. I can see the attraction maybe in some of the more high end, Limelight, or Lash spring to mind, unique items.

  7. Sue says:

    This was really helpful, thanks. I’m in need of help though if possible. I am looking for a e-pipe for my husband and I wanted to get one I can mod so he has the same aspire nautilus tank that he currently uses. After reading this and doing a bit more research I decided the Smok guardian 2 would be perfect only to then find it isn’t available anymore. Could you possibly recommend something else that would work? I did consider some of the auto models but apparently they won’t work with the nautilus. I’m really after real wood or at least the look of it.
    Thanks.

    • Nicole says:

      Hi Sue, unfortunately there really isn’t that much of a choice, especially when it comes to E-pipes that are made or at least look as if they are made of a real wood, giving us a traditional type pipes look. We’ve not reviewed any other E-pipe a part of the Guardian 2 that could have been bought in the UK and which could be used with the tank you mentioned. That e-pipe however, as you have already noticed is no longer for sale and looks like there won’t be any new stock produced for it, so as much as I’d like to find an available alternative I’m afraid there isn’t one at the moment, at least I’m no aware of it and quick further research confirmed it. I’m also aware that Epuffer will launch their new E-pipe mod but it’s only likely to happen next year. From currently available E-pipes in the UK, if it’s the traditional pipes look you’re after, our favorite pipe is Epuffer’s 629, which comes in a lovely gift type box, so may still be a nice surprise if you’re looking for a nice Christmas present for your husband. Hope this helps.

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