The Binary Banger costs $300, while the Binary Cap and Binary Bubble Cap are $400. While these exorbitant prices may seem excessive to entry-level concentrate consumer, expensive and visually captivating glass pieces like these are tailored toward glass collectors and serious dab enthusiasts. There are also additional components that can be added to enhance the dabbing experience, such as terp pearls , which are tiny quartz marbles that are placed inside of the banger to enhance heat distribution.
The lower-priced dab rigs start at $30-$40, but higher-quality glass or quartz pieces can sell for hundreds or even thousands of dollars. (Photo by Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
These dab rigs are made by, from left: Bronx Glass , Clean & Clear Glass , and dab rig by local artist from Peake ReLeaf . (Photo by Gina Coleman/Weedmaps)
Look for a simple dab rig that doesn’t seem too flimsy. Make sure the glass is moderately thick and has at least one percolator to filter the cannabis concentrate byproducts. You can find dab rigs priced on the more affordable side, usually about $30 to $40, at your local headshop or through online glass sellers such as DankGEEK or 420 Sciences .
For instance, searching for the #glassforsale on Instagram will lead you to a treasure trove of upscale dab rigs. Typically, after you find the dab rig you like, the interaction starts with a direct message to the glass blower, and if a price is agreed upon, the dab rig is then purchased from a head shop or directly through the artist.
If you want to take your dab rig game to the next level, there are a number of reputable glass manufacturers that will surely garner cred from your true cannabis-loving companions. Some of the most beloved dab rig producers include Grav , Bougie Glass , Diamond Glass , Glob Squad , and many others. Compared with the dab rigs in the budget segment, these higher end pieces sport a more complex design and are made of higher-quality glass.
Quartz bangers provide excellent flavor and can be heated quickly, while titanium nails are generally more durable and have much better heat retention. Personal preference will determine which type is ideal for your dab rig setup. If you decide that the titanium nail is best for you, look for products from reputable brands that use medical-grade-2 titanium.
If you’re curious consumer or a longtime stoner who smokes flower but wants to dabble in the world of dabbing , you’ll probably want to start off with an affordable dab rig. It’s important to balance price with quality, however, or else you might end up with a lesser-quality rig and an unsatisfying dabbing experience.
Keep in mind that dab rigs have three joint sizes, so not every banger will work with your dab rig. The three most common sizes are 10 millimeters, 14 millimeters, and 18 millimeters.
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