Even though joints are a simple and effective method of using Cannabis, sometimes you may want to alter some things for more excitement—for example, smoking through a blunt.
For beginners, smoking through a perfect blunt requires learning a few techniques. First, you need to know how to roll it. After you master that art, learning how to light a blunt requires some dedication as well. It will help you enjoy the smoking experience thoroughly. Here is the step-by-step guide for an easy blunt-rolling procedure.
A blunt is a Cannabis cigar. Several key differences exist between a joint and a blunt such as joints are rolled using thin paper, whereas blunts are rolled using tobacco cigar wraps or other heavy papers, such as hemp leaves or palm leaves.
- Cannabis- You will need around 1 to 2 grams of your preferred Cannabis strain.
- Weed grinder- Although you could break up your buds by hand, a weed grinder would be easier and cleaner.
- Blunt wraps- You can purchase rolling papers or a cigar and empty its contents.
- Something sharp- Knives are ideal for this.
- Rolling tray- Rolling a weed blunt on a rolling tray is the perfect way to enjoy it. They aren’t a necessity, but they are pretty handy to have.
- Lighter- A lighter is essential to light a blunt.
The grinder makes the job more accessible; it produces a more consistent grind and prevents unwanted mess. Using a grinder will also preserve the trichomes that can fall off when you break up your buds by hand. The price of grinders doesn’t have to be a concern; you’ll find plenty of high-quality models at a reasonable price at any heads shop online.
To grind Cannabis for your blunt, place 1 to 2 grams of your preferred strain in a grinder to grind. Then screw the lid tightly and turn the grinder a few times. You want the pieces of your buds to be small but not ground into dust, just as you would when rolling a blunt.
For cigars containing tobacco, carefully unwind it lengthwise to remove the tobacco.
As with a higher-standard wrap, if you have the leaf that comes on its own, you should remove any lining it has and unfold and flatten it. Due to its narrow shape, the wrap does not fold too much and becomes too thick to burn smoothly.
With a bit of moisture, the blunt wrap will be easier to work with and help seal up any small tears when emptying or rolling it. You can do this with a bit of saliva, but you’d be better off dipping your finger into tap water if you’re rolling a blunt for someone else.
Now it’s time to fill the blunt. Make it generous but not excessive, and use a filter as a crutch. Your thumbs should face you when pushing the weed into the blunt. As you form the blunt, use your thumbs to fold the bottom leaf nearest you, then fold the top leaf under.
With both hands on one end of the blunt, squeeze and roll the blunt between your fingers. Continue to press and shape down the length of the blunt. Packing the Cannabis in this way will help to shape it correctly. Tuck the bottom side of the blunt over and behind the Cannabis to form a cylinder shape. It should remain wet when you fold the blunt wrap, though you may need to remoisten the top edge to roll it up tightly.
These are a few basic things you need to know to roll a blunt effectively. You can enhance the experience of smoking Cannabis if you learn how to use it correctly. Along with rolling it, learning how to light a blunt is a part of it. You can know more about smoking with a blunt by exploring various online resources on the subject.