Author: Michelle Janikian

Focus V Carta: Our Favorite New E-Rig

Let’s face it, full desktop dab rigs can be a handful at the best of times. You need glass rigs, blow torches, or e-nail systems, not to mention a plethora of secondary equipment just to take a hit. Even for avid dabbers that can be too much sometimes, which is why we’re so excited the all-in-one e-rig has finally arrived to make dabbing straightforward. So, if you’re looking for an easy-to-use portable vape rig with desktop level performance, here’s why you should consider a Focus V Carta. Vital Statistics  The Carta is a two-in-one dry herb/wax vaporizer rig that...

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Aluminum vs Steel Plates in Your Rosin Press: Which are Superior?

Commercial rosin tech began with steel plated presses; they were cheap, easy to manufacture, and got the job done. However, as technology evolved, the industry began to move away from stainless steel plates in favor of aluminum, which offers a number of advantages. So if you’re still relying on steel, then here’s why you should use aluminum plates in your rosin press. The Rosin Tech All In One Touch Thermal Performance Because your plates are heating elements, their thermal performance is critical to the success of your rosin making – and the principle reason why aluminum is the better...

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The Complete Guide to Different Types of Solventless Rosin

Rosin making has come a long way from the good old days of hair straighteners, and as a result, there are now more types of solventless rosin than ever before. While some may differentiate between rosin types based on common names, like shatter, wax, or oil, consistency isn’t the real determining factor when it comes to defining rosin types.  Flower rosin being pressed by the Rosin Tech Smash. As experienced rosin makers will attest, different starting materials and strains can react differently to the same method, producing varying consistencies. Therefore, it’s better to define rosin by the extraction method...

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Rosin Clarity: How to Make Beautifully Clear Rosin

A light color and clear consistency are hallmarks of top quality solventless rosin. But for many beginner rosineers, achieving that level of refinement can be tricky – or might even seem impossible. However, with the right know-how and technique, clear rosin is right around the corner. So, if your solventless rosin looks dark or has an inconsistent appearance to it, then dive into our clarity guide! We’ll show you exactly how to make beautifully clear rosin. Starting Material Quality As with all aspects of rosin making, the quality of your starting material has the biggest impact on your end...

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Curing Rosin: Everything You Need to Know

Rosin makers are always looking for new ways to improve on their solventless game, and the newest trend hitting the scene is rosin jam. Cured rosin is really making a name for itself, and that’s because some intrepid solventless explorers have discovered that over time, rosin can mature like a fine wine.  The curing process usually involves rosin being collected in a sealable jar, heat treated with some variation of hot or cold temperatures, and then stored for a few weeks or longer. And, if done well, the resulting rosin jam can be one of the most flavorful and...

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