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What's a Dab Rig/Oil Rig?

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What are Dab Rigs and what is “Dabbing”?


Dab rigs are a specific type of water pipe used primarily for smoking oils, extracts, or concentrates. “Dabbing” is the process by which these oils, extracts, or concentrates are smoked through a vapor rig. A dab rig comes with a dome and a glass/titanium/quartz nail. Dabbing is a simple two step process. The first step to dabbing is to heat the nail with a torch until it is extremely hot. The second and final step is to press the concentrate on to the nail and to inhale through the mouthpiece of your oil rig.

Pulse Glass oil drum vapor rig



Dabbing has increased greatly in popularity recently. Some have referred to it as a trend, but with the benefits it offers smokers it appears that it’s here to stay. The most noticeable difference between dabbing and traditionally smoking out of a glass water pipe is the less harsh smoking experience. The concentrate is burned at an extremely high temperature (due to the heating of the nail) which means there is no combustion process. This creates vapor instead of traditional smoke, making a dab rig smoother and easier on the lungs. Dabbing with a vapor rig is also more simple because it is a more uniform experience. The amount used every time is very similar, and its greater consistency in quantity has led many smokers to stray away from flower and customary water pipes. Dabbing is also beneficial because of its convenient two step process. 



There are many accessories that can be used to create an even better smoking experience with your oil rig. Titanium nails, quartz nails, concentrate jars, dish and dabber sets, and carb caps are just some of the accessories we offer. All of these make your dabbing experience less complex, more efficient, and less time consuming. If you're interested in making your dab experience even better, view our wide selection of dabbing accessories.