How to Use a Nectar Collector in 5 Easy Steps
What Is a Nectar Collector?
In the past few years, nectar collectors have been making a huge impact in the smoking scene as portable, super simple little gadgets that make dabbing much easier. I mean, how can anything get easier than dabbing through a glass straw, am I right?
If you’re always on the go, a nectar collector will make a fantastic addition to your collection. It’s a simple, subtle way to enjoy your concentrates without having to lug around an entire dab rig.
Before we get to how to use a nectar collector and other nectar collector tips, you should understand how they’re similar to and different from dab rigs and bubblers.
Comparing a Nectar Collector to Dab Rigs and Bubblers
Because of their all-female gendered joints, you must be extra careful not to overheat your male quartz or titanium tip nails as this can cause your nectar collector’s joint area to crack.
Additionally, nectar collectors usually have fewer moving parts than dab rigs or bubblers. This adds to their portability and ease of use.
How to Use a Nectar Collector
Now, let's get started, shall we?
1. Pour water into the main chamber.
Remove the tip and mouthpiece. Slowly add water to the base, a little less than halfway for optimum percolation.
2. Re-attach the mouthpiece and quartz/titanium tip.
Pro nectar collector tip: you’ll sometimes need joint wax so the mouthpiece and titanium nail stay in place while in use.
3. Heat the tip carefully until it’s glowing a light, reddish color.
To avoid leakage while heating, hold the nectar collector in a tilted or horizontal position. BE CAREFUL! When used excessively, butane torches can cause the joint to crack or the glass to melt.
The most important tip for how to use a nectar collector is to PAY ATTENTION to the angle at which you’re heating. If the chamber is being hit with heat at the same time, you could end up with a broken nectar collector.
4. Dip the heated tip into your dabs and inhale.
Remember this essential nectar collector tip: only touch the tip to the dabs you’ll be inhaling per session so you don’t waste your stash!
5. Always dab safely and responsibly!
Be weary of burns, drops, and overheating! Otherwise, enjoy your awesome, new nectar collector dab!
Anything concerning glass and extreme heat will be a little tricky to get the hang of. If you still need help with how to use a nectar collector, don’t know if you want to make the investment yet, or if you've just received yours and cannot for the life of you figure it out, feel free to chat us up or send us an email at email@example.com!