How to choose your first Dabbing Rig

Maybe you like a simple life. I mean who doesn’t? There is nothing wrong with grinding up some herb, spreading it out in some papers and rolling it up. It is a relaxing ritual adored by stoners the world over. 

But maybe you are ready for a change. Get out there in the world and experience all the cannabis goodness it has to offer. Maybe you’ve been hearing all about this dabbing carry-on and want a slice of that waxy pie. 

For those new to dabbing it can be an intimidating world to get involved in. I mean just the mention of extracts with up to 97% THC and all those sci-fi-looking water pipes, will have newbies turning around to the safe haven of their grinders and papers. 

However, fear not as today we break down how to choose your first dabbing rig. 

What is THC Concentrate?

Unlike more traditional forms of cannabis consumption, dabbing does not involve smoking dried herbs. Instead, THC concentrates are used. These THC concentrates are known by many names like wax, shatter or honeycomb. These concentrates are made via an extraction process. Experts will extract the THC from the plant using a chemical solvent. The result is a highly potent, golden sticky substance that can be smoked or vaporized out of a dab rig. These concentrates often contain between 60-80% THC. This means smokers don’t have to smoke quite so much to feel the powerful effects. 

What is a Dab Rig?

Now the big question for all of those who are new to the dabbing space. Before you get your dab on, you will need to bag yourself a dab rig. This is a piece of equipment that is used for smoking THC concentrates. They look and function quite similarly to a traditional bong with some differences. Of course, as we have mentioned before, dabbing rigs are predominantly used to smoke wax and bongs are used for dried herbs. Another major difference is the size. Dab rigs are often a little smaller in size compared to bongs. However, you can buy small dabbing rigs, large dabbing rigs and even mini dabbing rigs

All types of dabbing rigs come with different advantages and disadvantages. Before buying your first dabbing rig it is essential to understand your needs. 

Start with a Small Dabbing Rig

If you are new to dabbing don’t jump straight out the gate buying the fanciest, largest, most expensive dabbing rig on the market. As a newbie, you want to see how you find dabbing. Therefore, we would recommend buying something a little cheaper to get you started. This means you don’t have to break the bank to get dabbing. 

Cheaper often doesn’t mean lesser quality. There is a whole range of cheaper small dabbing rigs that are perfect for those looking to try dabbing out for the first time. All of Molino Glass’s small dabbing rigs and mini dabbing rigs are made from the highest quality materials. This means you will probably be holding onto your first dabbing rig for a long time to come too.

Dab Rig Size Does Matter

When it comes to Dab Rigs size definitely does matter. Dab rigs can get quite big and on the other hand, they can be miniature. The key is to understand what size best suits your needs. 

If you don’t have too much storage space or you would like to put your dab rig out of reach of nosey visitors, then maybe a mini dabbing rig would be best for you. As well as being easy to store, mini dabbing rigs are perfect for on-the-go use. If you are planning to take your small dabbing rig along on all your adventures then a mini dabbing rig is the rig for you. 

If you have plenty of space and want some bigger hits then go big. For the more flamboyant of us out there, large dab rigs come in many wonderful designs and colours. There is something out there to suit every personality. If you want to express yourself while you enjoy those tasty dab hits then get some colour on your dab rig. 

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High-Quality Materials Only

Maybe one of the most important aspects of buying a dabbing rig is the material used. This counts for any piece of smoking equipment from a pipe to a bong. 

You must choose a dab rig that is made of high-quality material. You don’t want to be inhaling any unwanted chemicals that ruin your experience and could be detrimental to your health. 

For this reason, we recommend getting a dab rig made out of pyrex glass. Pyrex glass is the perfect dab rig material. It is highly resistant to heat. This makes pyrex a great choice as dabbing does involve some higher heat compared to other forms of cannabis consumption. 

If you are a little on the clumsy side it is also worth investing in a thicker dabbing rig. The thicker the glass the stronger your dab rig should be. So don’t spend your high time cleaning up shattered glass. Get yourself a high-quality, thick dab rig made of pyrex glass. 

So now that you have got some extra knowledge on how to choose your first dabbing rig, why not head over to Monilo glass and treat yourself to a high-quality dabber. Not only do Molino Glass have some of the best smoking devices on the market today but they also offer free US shipping on all orders over $50. Many of their dab rigs and bongs come with bong insurance for up to 12 months after purchase. 

With fast and discreet shipping paired with more than 20 years of experience in the cannabis industry, you know you are in good hands.