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Dabbing in the cannabis community refers to consuming a dose of marijuana oil, usually being heated on a nail and then inhaled through a water rig. The actual dabs can be made with a variety of different extraction techniques, the most common being butane hash oil (BHO). Here are the 3 easy steps so you can learn how to dab yourself.

How to dab: The essentials

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  • Nail (titanium, quartz, ceramic)
  • Oil Rig
  • Cannabis Concentrates
  • Butane Torch
  • Carb Cap

Step 1: Prepare the Wax

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Scoop up your desired amount of wax onto the tip of your carb cap, remember a little it goes a long way.

Step 2: Heat Up your nail

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Using the butane torch, heat the nail until it glows a nice solid red, but remember not to get the flame close to your glass rig as it could cause damage.

Step 3: Take the Dab!

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The easiest step of them all. Simply swirl your wax onto the hot nail and watch it vaporize as you inhale through the mouthpiece of your rig.

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