Author: Michelle Janikian

How To Experiment With Rosin Tech

The methodology behind experimenting with your rosin pressing so you can avoid trial and error and waste while dialing in the perfect settings Each batch of cannabis we press is unique and requires specific applications of time, temperature, and pressure in order to extract the finest solventless rosin possible. But how do we best dial in our settings to suit a particular starting material? Well, we need to experiment and find that out. The Rosin Maker’s Dilemma The problem we face as rosin makers is that we simply don’t know what the optimal settings will be. Of course, experience...

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Is Building A DIY Rosin Press Worth It?

There’s lots of people who make their own presses, but are they really worth the time and effort compared to buying the real deal? And do you really save money? We get it, a commercial rosin press isn’t cheap. Even our smallest RTP GO2™ comes in at $295, and that’s still a lot for many, especially when you consider that solventless rosin can be made with little more than a pair of hair straighteners. But as we all know, rudimentary rigs can only ever produce basic quality rosin, and when it comes to elevating their rosin game, most do...

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How to Make CBD Rosin: From Hemp Flower to Solventless CBD Dabs

Everything you need to know about pressing solventless rosin from CBD hemp flower In 2018, the Farm Bill more or less legalized hemp across the entire US, and since then, an explosion of hemp flower cultivation has resulted in some impressive looking CBD nugs. In fact, modern cannabis cultivation practices have elevated hemp flower to such a level that it can now be pressed into solventless CBD rosin, and that’s great news for medicinal cannabis users nationwide. Here we’ll take a look at the unique aspects of pressing hemp flower, the important differences from standard cannabis rosin making, and...

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Heavy Lifters: Does a Bigger Press Make Better Rosin?

What to consider when you’re looking to upgrade your Rosin Tech setup On that long road to solventless mastery, us rosin makers often hit a wall with our existing setup, and we reach a point where upgrading our equipment is necessary in order to continue improving our cannabis concentrates.  At this point it’s customary to look into getting a bigger and stronger press as a way to deliver that improvement. But that begs the question, does upgrading to a larger more powerful press actually make better rosin? Let’s explore press size and power to find out if bigger really...

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Thanks to solventless rosin, do-it-yourself dab making is taking over the concentrate game Nothing quite beats making your own cannabis concentrates at home. Why fork out for expensive off-the-shelf dabs at a dispensary when you can press your own for a fraction of the cost? Best of all, the rosin tech process is so simple that anyone can do it, and no specialist equipment is required. All you need to make solventless rosin is a do-it-yourself attitude. Do-It-Yourself Culture is Cannabis Culture Where would any of us solventless fans be without do-it-yourself culture? After all, rosin tech was literally invented by DIY cannabis enthusiasts. With nothing more than some trusty hair straighteners in hand, a little parchment paper, and some dank bud, rosin tech was born. Of course, technology has evolved enormously since those early days, but stoners making their own dabs remains a central pillar of the rosin game. And at the end of the day, nothing quite compares to freshly squeezed solventless rosin.  Quality Right at Home Who wants to have to go all the way to a dispensary in order to buy dabs? Not many cannabis enthusiasts, if we’re being honest – not when the convenience of pressing dabs on demand in the comfort of your own home exists.  Furthermore, making your own rosin allows you to take control of the entire process. From selecting quality...

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