Quit burning the grass? - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 08:10 PM Thread Starter
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 6,550
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 130 Post(s)
Quit burning the grass?

So with the advent of vapes and so many butane extractions it seems like the burning of grass is just gonna get less for me....but I have a question..

What is the OIL in hash oil? Is it petroleum? Olive? I just don't have the scientific mind for the process I tried to read up on it but I just don't get it....The point of the question is if I am vaping a hash oil pen...what is that oil made of? Is it just basically concentrated plant material?

Spent the weekend with a crazy raw food organic eater / herb vaper and when I told him about dabbing and oil pens and whatnot he was super concerned about harmful byproducts vs vaping weed.

I'm pretty siked to goto a butter oil rig (water bubbler) for at home and some portable vapes.

Just picked up a Pax. And while it seems to do a good job for a portable grass vaper, it seems you can just get way way more bang for your buck vaping earwax or hash oil out of one of those pens.....


Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash

Last edited by snowklinger; 04-01-2013 at 08:17 PM.
snowklinger is offline  
post #2 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 08:29 PM
Veteran Member
 
seant46's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Winterpeg
Posts: 758
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I think its mostly straight THC and some lesser known cannaboids(think CBD is another one) with all the extra plant matter taken out. I'd guess there would be a lot less tar smoking oil because most of it is probably from the plant matter itself.

Not sure what that pax thing is, but if your looking for another good portible vape I hear the magicflightlaunchbox is one of the best. Ive never used one but they sure do look cool!

seant46 is offline  
post #3 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 6,550
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 130 Post(s)
I've used that exact box and they suck. I mean it works but there is alot better shit out there now. This Pax seems pretty sweet its just that I've been spoilt by some badass hash shit lately.....

Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline  
post #4 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 08:39 PM
Veteran Member
 
seant46's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Winterpeg
Posts: 758
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Oh haha, seemed to have good reviews but I could see them not being the greatest. I guess you were looking for one for oil not herb anyways.

Enjoy zee hash!
seant46 is offline  
post #5 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 08:52 PM
Veteran Member
 
extra0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: CA
Posts: 655
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by snowklinger View Post
So with the advent of vapes and so many butane extractions it seems like the burning of grass is just gonna get less for me....but I have a question..

What is the OIL in hash oil? Is it petroleum? Olive? I just don't have the scientific mind for the process I tried to read up on it but I just don't get it....The point of the question is if I am vaping a hash oil pen...what is that oil made of? Is it just basically concentrated plant material?...
I was just watching a vid on youtube of how hash oil is made.

It's basically leftover plant material (no stems or seeds) distilled in high proof/food grade alcohol (190 proof everclear or even bacardi 151 rum will do, but nothing lower). The plant material is then filtered out and the resulting liquid is boiled until all the alcohol is gone. The final product is super concentrated natural oil from the plant + the drug(s) and nothing else.

from what I gather, the only difference between this and, lets say, olive oil is the extraction method (in this case, chemical as opposed to mechanical)...and, of course, cannabis oil will get you high as a mofo
extra0 is offline  
post #6 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 09:05 PM
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
david_z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Detroit suburbs
Posts: 3,685
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 21 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by snowklinger View Post
I've used that exact box and they suck. I mean it works but there is alot better shit out there now. This Pax seems pretty sweet its just that I've been spoilt by some badass hash shit lately.....
haha I used that exact box like a week ago it does pretty much suck but it will do in a pinch.

As for the byproducts of vaping well there is no "tar" which is basically the leftover raw combustion from burning carbon-based life forms... It's always been my understanding that the THC oil is basically what you "smoke" when you're blazing anyways. I'd not be at all worried about whatever else might be in the mix of vapors. It's still 95% less shitty for you than smoke.

agnarchy.com >> Reviews | Trip Reports | Commentary



"Maybe you never thought about hiking the hills just outside of town. But maybe you should."
david_z is offline  
post #7 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 09:13 PM
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
DrGreeNThumB420's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 841
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
I'm thinking about getting a VaporBlunt for my portable vape. you tried?

"None are so hopelessly enslaved as those who falsely believe they are free"
DrGreeNThumB420 is offline  
post #8 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 09:44 PM
Veteran Member
 
NWBoarder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Port Orchard, WA
Posts: 2,056
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Blog Entries: 10
The oil is the actual THC stripped off of the plant. So basically, the crystals get extracted from the plant without getting activated. This is mostly done by using Butane or Co2, though the second method is not as common...yet. The reason for using the butane is that butane gasses off at an incredibly low temperature.

So the process goes like this, get a bunch of green, shove it in a glass tube, cover the large opening with a fine mesh screen, then blow the butane through said tube. Now, the butane is instantly freezing the THC, pulling it off the plant, and depositing it into whatever you have for a catching unit. Pyrex glass works great for catching. Then, once you blow your butane through the tube, you are left with a liquid in your pyrex. Then you put the whole thing in a bath of near boiling water. This causes the majority of the butane to gas off and leaves you with the straight THC oil left behind. At this point, there are several things you can do, but the preferred method is to set the pyrex dish on a griddle set at 150 degrees. Then let it cook for a few minutes, scrape the oil into a pile in the center, whisk it a few times, let sit, rinse and repeat until you get the desired consitency. This also gasses off any butane that may have been left after the bath. Finally, as an additional step, some people choose to vaccuum purge the oil. This is how you get "shatter". Oil is getting huge here in WA, and I suspect CO to be on a similar path.

Oh yeah!? Well, my mom says I'm cool!
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clayton Bigsby View Post
It never gets old, if you're in it for the passion, and not the fashion

Last edited by NWBoarder; 04-01-2013 at 11:32 PM. Reason: fixed punctuation and added a little clarification
NWBoarder is offline  
post #9 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
Banned!
 
snowklinger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: L-Town
Posts: 6,550
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 130 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by DrGreeNThumB420 View Post
I'm thinking about getting a VaporBlunt for my portable vape. you tried?
no but it looks good.

I just got a line on 2x $45 oil cartridges come with a free pen and charger....thing hits like a truck....I'm thinking for portable its either smoke green or do hash....portable grass vaping is just kinda meh....?

Support Local Business
"Shop Smart. Shop S-Mart!" - Ash
snowklinger is offline  
post #10 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-01-2013, 10:20 PM
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,656
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 106 Post(s)
Rempen.....cheap, effective, discreet.
mojo maestro is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome