Dabbing is a popular way to consume cannabis concentrates, and it’s quickly gaining traction among cannabis enthusiasts. If you’re new to dabbing and want to give it a try, this step-by-step guide will help you get started.
Before you start, it’s important to understand the basics of dabbing. Dabbing involves using a dab rig, which is a specialized vaporizer designed for consuming cannabis concentrates. The rig is usually composed of a water pipe, a nail (the heating element), and a torch. The nail is heated with the torch and the concentrate is placed on the nail, where it vaporizes and is inhaled through the pipe.
Now that you understand the basics, here’s a step-by-step guide to your first dab.
Step 1: Gather Your Supplies
Before you start, you’ll need to gather the supplies you’ll need for dabbing. Here’s a list of the essentials:
• Dab rig
• Cannabis concentrate
• Dabber (a tool for handling the concentrate)
• Carb cap (optional)
Step 2: Heat Your Nail
Once you’ve gathered your supplies, it’s time to heat your nail. Start by turning on your torch and adjust the flame to a medium-high setting. Aim the flame at the nail and heat it for 30-45 seconds. If you’re using a quartz nail, you should heat it until it’s just starting to turn red. If you’re using a titanium nail, heat it until it’s glowing orange.
Step 3: Place Your Concentrate
Once your nail is heated, turn off the torch and wait 10-15 seconds for the nail to cool down. Use your dabber to place a small amount of concentrate on the nail. If you’re using a carb cap, place it on the nail to help the concentrate vaporize more efficiently.
Step 4: Inhale
Once the concentrate is on the nail, use your mouth to create a vacuum and inhale the vapor. The amount of vapor you inhale will depend on the type of concentrate you’re using and the temperature of your nail. Start with small amounts and adjust the heat and amount of concentrate as needed.
Step 5: Clean Up
Once you’re finished dabbing, it’s important to clean up. Use a cotton swab to clean the nail and dabber. You should also empty the water from your dab rig and clean the pipe with a pipe cleaner.
Dabbing is a great way to enjoy cannabis concentrates, and with this step-by-step guide, you’ll be dabbing like a pro in no time. Just remember to be safe and start with small amounts until you get the hang of it. Happy dabbing!