How to Use a Dab Rig With no Wasting Your Concentrate: Step-by-Step


So you have purchased your self a fancy new dab rig. Terrific, so now what?

Taking your initial solo dab can be daunting, specially if all the gear at hand is subpar at very best. Not to mention your expertise.

Adding to the difficulty are the unique sorts of gear and extracts developed from the increasing culture of dab and concentrates lovers all more than the globe.

So, to ease the tension and to make sure you have a protected and enjoyable practical experience, here’s how to use a dab rig without wasting a massive ol’ glob of shatter, or whichever extract you are making use of.

Note: Here’s an post explaining ‘what is dabbing’, in case you are not familiar.

All the Gear You Have to have

A water pipe/rigs. These appear like your classic bong about eight-10 inches that you can discover in your neighborhood smoke shop.

A torch. Your standard, run of the mill butane torch will function just fine which you can get in retailer or on the web on ebay. You can also use an electric dab nail, that you just turn on and off. You can also discover this on the web or in retailer.

A dab nail. A nail is what you use to vaporize the concentrate inside the rig. You will will need a nail that fits the gauge of your water pipe – there’s a entire lot of selection out there but titanium is the most usually utilised sort mainly because you can get the nail screaming hot. You can also use a ceramic or quartz nail.

cannabis concentrate. From shatters to crumble, to waxes and rosin, verify your nearest dispensary and discover the a single suited to you. This is basically an extracted and refined, pretty robust kind of cannabis.We do not advise dabbing with alcohol-primarily based extracts, as they can have adverse well being effects. If you are concerned, speak to your distributor to discover out how the extract was produced.

A dome/cap. This is referred to as  a dome, a cap or even a glass hood which you location about the nail to retain the smoke from escaping.

A dabber. To scoop the concentrate onto the nail, you will will need a dabber. This is what you contact the glass, metal, or ceramic implement you use to apply a dab. You can discover them in a selection of shapes and colors. It is great to use a pointed, or ball point, titanium dabber. Odd shaped dabbers or glass shaped dabbers have a tendency to leave as well a great deal waste.

So you have the gear set up? Let’s find out how to dab!

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(Photo by Seth McConnell from Denver Post file)

Finding out How to Use a Dab Rig! Step-by-Step

Step 1: Take your dab rig and fill it up with adequate water to make it bubble when you pull air by way of it.

Step two: Take your nail and place it inside the joint. Take your dabber and scoop a tiny quantity of concentrate, attempting to retain it at the pretty finish of the dabber tool so that it quickly drops off.

Step three: Grab your torch and heat your nail till it is glowing red hot. Make certain to face the torch flame away from your glass or you will crack it. Watch the nail, and after it begins to turn orange, quit heating it. Place the dome/cap more than the nail onto the joint.

You can skip this step all collectively if your dab nail is electronic. Basically turn it on and set it to the right temperature. For the optimum temperature, you will want to retain the nail between 550-650°F. This temperature is mentioned to preserve your concentrates’ terpene profile that is accountable for the yummy flavor.

Step four: Wait anyplace for 10-40 seconds for the nail to cool. The longer you wait, the far better the flavor. But do not wait as well extended or the nail will not vaporize your whole dab.

Step five: Once it has cooled to the ideal temperature, apply the dab into the center of the nail, location your dome more than prime the nail and start off to pull air by way of the dab rig gradually (and really feel your self fly to new heights!)

Do’s and Don’ts to Make Your Dab Time Best

Do: Set a timer. This is an straightforward way to make certain your letting your nail cool to the optimum temperature and setting a timer so that it is not left up to guesswork.  

Do not: a single point that need to under no circumstances take place is that your dab turns to smoke ideal away. It is an oil – so it need to be vaporized, not combusted, so as you are rubbing it you want the concentrate to bubble a tiny bit and dissipate

Do: Hold the rig clean by sanitizing the mouthpiece with wipes. Also wipe off the residue on the dabber so that it is good and clean for the subsequent use. Cleaning the nail soon after use as effectively soon after you have completed your dab is great etiquette as well.

Do not: Dab as well a great deal! You only will need about half a grain of rice in size comparison for a dab. Dabbing offers you a a great deal stronger higher than any other way of consumption due to the nature of cannabis extracts – the smoke coming from these extracts is a great deal extra potent when compared to dried flower.

So, do you really feel prepared? Can you implement these tactics and great the practice of how to use a dab rig?

Finest of luck and delighted dabbing!


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