The Ultimate Solventless Rosin Pressing Resource

How to Decarb Cannabis

Decarbing cannabis involves the process of decarboxylation, which is a naturally occurring chemical reaction made possible with heat over time. Decarboxylation impacts cannabis by converting its beneficial compounds from their acidic form into a non-acidic form (e.g. from THC-A to THC). This transformation unlocks the full extent of the cannabinoids’ therapeutic value, most especially in regards to psychoactivity. Decarbing cannabis lets us enjoy the effects we most fondly associate with cannabis consumption.
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How To Build The Ultimate Bubble Hash Washing Room

Creating the ideal environment for Ice Water Extraction requires thoughtfulness and planning. A well-designed Bubble Hash Wash Room makes the process smooth and efficient for the extractor while preserving the most valued qualities of cannabis trichomes. As the saying goes, most of our success is made in the preparation. The intention put into designing your extraction space will shine through in your final product. With the right equipment in the right environment, ice water extraction can feel less like a chore and more like a labor of love.
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The Ultimate Guide To Dry Sift

Dry Sift Hash is one of the simplest forms of hash to create. It requires minimal equipment and processing input, yet it has the potential to stand beside Bubble Hash as a quality solventless source material for rosin. But just because making Dry Sift Hash is simple, that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily easy. Especially if superior quality is your aim. Sifting dried and cured cannabis material allows us to separate and isolate trichome heads from their stalks
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How To Choose an LED Grow Light

Proper lighting is essential for growing healthy, robust, and heavy-yielding cannabis crops indoors. While HPS lights have dominated the indoor cultivation space for decades, LED lights advanced in leaps and bounds over the last couple years. Now, LED cannabis grow lights are the preferred choice among many, if not by now the majority, of both home hobbyists and commercial cultivators. So what are LED lights, and how are they different from HPS grow lights? LED grow lights are composed of multiple light-emitting diodes
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How To Test Starter Material Before Washing Bubble Hash

✅ Updated 10/19/21 The flowers we want for ice water extraction produce high concentrations of both cannabinoids and terpenes within an abundance of terpenes covering the buds. Not all cannabis cultivars make good candidates for hash production. Strains that produce lots of terpenes and high levels of THC don’t always have the characteristics to make great starter material for ice water extraction.
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Tips for Cleaning Your Dab Rig and Banger

✅ Updated 1/18/22 Regular use of your rig leaves residual oil buildup, it’s all part of the game. Taking the perfect dab is only possible when you’re using a clean rig and banger, so staying on top of regular maintenance and cleaning pays dividends. Even premium rosin and bubble hash leaves a little something extra behind after vaporizing in the bowl. Much of this is the waxy encasing of the trichome heads, which are resilient to the temperatures used for dabbing. They remain in a puddle or thin oil smear along the bottom and sides of the bowl
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How To Dab Rosin

✅ Updated 1/12/22 There’s nothing quite as satisfying as taking the perfect dab of high quality terpene-rich rosin or bubble hash. There are many different ways to enjoy solventless cannabis concentrates, but nothing can match dabbing in its effectiveness and total sensory experience. There’s also a ritual of taking dabs that can be satisfying in itself. Setting out and preparing your equipment, heating the nail, scooping up a nice dab, dropping into the bowl, and watching that terp pearl spin while the magic happens. It is a truly unique and enjoyable experience! If you’re new to dabbing or just looking for some quick tips
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How To Press Bubble Hash Rosin Starter Guide

✅ Updated 6/29/21 Bubble hash rosin is rosin that’s extracted from bubble hash. Bubble hash is a form of solventless cannabis concentrate, composed of trichome heads that are separated from the rest of the plant using ice cold water and agitation. In its earliest days, rosin was created by squishing dried and cured whole cannabis flowers between heated plates, like a hair straightener or a t-shirt press. Flower rosin is still incredibly popular today! However, as solventless techniques quickly advanced, more efficient and effective equipment was developed and different cannabis material was being pressed. Then, people started experimenting with pressing bubble hash
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How To Press Flower Rosin Starter Guide

✅ Updated 6/29/21 Solventless cannabis concentrates like flower rosin are one of the most popular ways to enjoy cannabis and its therapeutic effects. Not only is rosin incredibly pure and potent, lacking any chemical additives or solvents used for processing, but it’s easy to make at home. With a few grams of quality cannabis flowers, a press, some basic gear, and knowledge of the process, you can get started pressing exceptional flower rosin today! The following guide was designed to help you navigate your initial setup, purchase the basic equipment needed
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How To Make Moon Rocks with Rosin

Moon Rocks are a cannabis confection so unique they appear to originate out of this world. Part cannabis flower and part cannabis concentrate, Moon Rocks present one of the most interesting and exciting ways to consume cannabis. Show up to any gathering with a jar of Moon Rocks and you and your novelty nugs will be the center of attention. What makes Moon Rocks so special? Moon rocks are cannabis flowers covered in oil and frosted with a layer of trichomes.
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How to Rehydrate Dry Cannabis Flower For Rosin Pressing

✅ Updated 6/10/21 Effectively extracting quality rosin from cannabis flowers isn’t possible without the correct moisture content and humidity levels. Flowers grown in an ideal environment from good genetics can’t fully transform into exceptional rosin if they’re too dry during extraction. Excessive dryness in cannabis flowers causes decreased rosin yields, as bone-dry bud reabsorbs much of the rosin as it flows through the rosin bag. This reabsorption rate is significantly lower in flowers that contain the right amount of moisture, giving every extractor good reason to maintain correct moisture in their starting material.
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How To Take Notes To Improve Your Rosin Production

The mechanics of pressing rosin are straightforward. With the application of heat and pressure, solventless extractors release the oils contained within cannabis to create a pure and potent form of concentrate known as rosin. Although the overall approach to pressing rosin is simple, many variables exist in the actual process, any of which can have a direct impact on the quantity and quality of your rosin yield. Over time and with experience, extractors gain a better understanding of how to control variables such as time, temperature, and pressure when pressing rosin.
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How To Press Bottle Tech

Bottle Tech refers to a specific style of filling rosin bags and loading them into the press, so that the material takes the shape of a vertical cylinder rather than a flat rectangle. With a fundamental change in the shape of source material, bottle Tech gives the extractor greater control over bag pressure for more consistent results. Why use Bottle Tech to Press Rosin? If you’re pressing flower, especially if you work with the same cultivars on a regular basis, Bottle Tech allows you to more accurately dial-in your pressure application for repeatable and predictable results.
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How To Correctly Clean Bubble Wash Bags

✅ Updated 10/29/22 Investing in quality bubble bags makes the ice water extraction process easier, more efficient, and more enjoyable. The rewards of washing hash with quality supplies become evident in the final product. Once you've made that investment in bubble bags, it's important to know how to maintain them. Bubble bags are not meant to last forever, but they're not one-and-done disposable products either.
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How to Calculate Platen PSI

✅ Updated 3/4/21 Pressing high grade rosin requires exerting just the right amount of pressure onto cannabis source material. Too much pressure and you risk equipment failure and reduced oil flow efficiency. Too little pressure and you end up overcompensating with excessive temperatures and diminished terpenes. Achieving the right level of pressure during solventless extraction allows cannabis to unlock that unique expression of cannabinoid and terpene-rich oil we know and love as rosin.
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How To Double Bag Your Rosin Bags

Rosin bag blowouts are one of the most frustrating and costly occurrences for rosin extractors, so a lot of time and energy goes into preventing these gut-wrenching disappointments at the press. Using high quality rosin bags is a great start to preventing blowouts. Other techniques, such as double bagging, help your rosin bags perform at their highest level while subject to heat and pressure during extraction. So why should you consider double bagging your rosin bags?
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Can You Really Press Rosin with a Hair Straightener?

One of the greatest perks about our favorite cannabis concentrate is that you can easily create it right from the comfort of your own home. One of the most popular entry points into cannabis extraction is pressing rosin with a basic hair straightener. But can you really press quality rosin with a hair straightener? Pressing rosin is a mechanical process with three main inputs at play: heat, pressure, and time. A hair straighter gives you control over all three of these variables, meaning you can create quality rosin within a modest budget.
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How To Jar Tech Rosin

✅ Updated 8/17/21 A good cure can take your solventless cannabis extract to the next level. While rosin is ready to consume immediately after production, the curing process transforms color, texture, consistency, flavor, and even potency in unique and sometimes unexpected ways. Curing is a matter of personal preference and there are no absolutes. The main variables to consider when curing rosin are air exchange (oxygen), temperature, pressure, and time. Air exchange is controlled through opening or closing of the container and stirring/agitation. Temperature can be controlled via heat treatments with an oven, hot plate, or rosin plates.
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How To Find the Best Flower for Pressing Rosin

Pressing cannabis flower is the easiest and most straightforward method of solventless extraction. Creating premium rosin requires high quality flower at its source, so knowing how to find the best cannabis flower for pressing rosin is essential. We can think about how to find the best cannabis flower for pressing rosin by considering both the quality and condition of the flower and its source. What should you look for in cannabis flowers to make them worthy of a press, and where will you source them?
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How Bubble Hash Is Rated

✅ Updated 5/19/23 Bubble hash, or bubble for short, is quickly becoming the most popular starting material for rosin production, and for good reason. Bubble hash is a solventless cannabis extract that contains higher percentages of cannabinoids and terpenes than unprocessed cannabis flowers, translating into a uniquely flavorful, pure, and potent rosin. Because bubble hash contains only trace amounts of unwanted compounds and plant particles, extractors generally achieve higher yields with bubble hash (also known as ice wax and full melt) than with dried and cured cannabis flowers.
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How To Build Your Own Rosin Press

You don’t have to be a welder, a mechanic, or even feel comfortable swinging a hammer to build a high-quality in-home solventless extraction system. Pictures of industrial hydraulic shop presses being used to extract rosin might seem a bit daunting but building a homemade rosin press is easier than you might think. Believe it or not, these commercial grade presses are not only economical, but they don’t take up a lot of room at the house or apartment.
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