Date: Wed, 3 Jan 1996 15:18:49 -0500 (EST) From: The Hollow One
Subject: new file Message-ID: i surfed the web sites a few dozen times and on a lot of the major pages ive noticed a few things missing whenever it came to doing hash or hash oil ... it seems like a lot of people put emphasis on this smoking "vapour" off of oil... and from experience ive tried it before and its pretty much a joke. you arent going to catch jack this way unless you are super patient and like to sit around all day sucking on spoons and things... i have NEVER heard of people doing this shit before, so any of this nonsense about heat "burning" up all the thc sounds a little overstated to me.. yer "burning" thc in a joint or a pipe too and thats been working pretty damn fine so far :-) the aesthetic rewards of being able to SMOKE hash alone should outweigh any fear of burning up half a percent of THC or what have you... the ways i have ALWAYS done hash/oil are the following: 1 - in a joint, just dab some oil or broken bits of hash in there with some tobacco or some dope.. even leaf is nice cuz its a little easier to toke pot then tobacco in my experience.. tobacco burns so much quicker too... anyhow, put your stuff in, spark it and smoke it like a regular joint.. this is by far the most inefficient way and i practically never do this.. but in a pinch it will do. (especially when you only have a little hash and lots of friends :> .. you can also coat a pin and stick it down in a cigarette and rub the oil off on the tobacco around it.. after all a cigarette with filter and all looks pretty innocuous and you can smoke this practically anywhere... (sporting events, concerts, anything where yer not too sure if its gonna be an open-drug sort of environment and want to play it safe) ... a guy in my town takes zigzags and coats them in oil.. like literally SOAKS them in some serious black hash oil.. then sells em for a buck. if you wanna make some quick cash with your oil this is a good trick. $70 worth of oil will thoroughly coat 100 papers.. at a dollar a pop people will buy em up mighty quickly but you turn a profit.. with which you can go buy more oil.. :> and its good for the dupes too cuz when your poor, $5 will get you and your mates a little buzzin... heh.. another kinda dirty trick is to pass off roofing tar as oil.. i have watched this happen to people i know several times... i dont have any advice on this.. safest bet is to take a toke of the shit right before you buy it.. its not worth $30 or $35 to get shafted like that.. or if you LIKE shafting people what you can do with the B.T. business i describe down below.. is to do the bottle normally, but while the bead burning.. smoke the cigarette.. :> the hash wont go in the bottle but into YOU.. you wont get ALL of the hash this way.. and its not very efficient, but what [it will work]. 2 - hot knives are probably the most efficient way of smoking hash or oil, you get absoloutely everything out of it this way... take a knife (i have always used two, usually with wooden handles so you can get em hot without melting), take the knives and put them on the element of an electric stove and let em roast there for a bit.. (dont get too crazy, someones gonna have to hold these and not get REALLY burned)... anyhow, once theyre piping hot you take a *SMALL* bead of hash or hash oil and plop it down on one knife and sandwich it inbetween the two blades.. having one blade isnt so great cuz it more or less sears the one side of yer bead and im willing to bet some is gonna be wasted.. so we always mash it in there and smoke comes *BELLOWING* out.. thus you can see the reason for a small bead... get 2 or 3 people to suck up all the smoke with straws/bic pens... whatever.. the best gimmick we had was this real long thin rubber tubing.. like 5 feet of the shit.. and because the ends are so small you can get like 5 or 6 people all squeezed around the knife and toke ALL the smoke almost instantly... this way theres no waste and its cool cuz like you can do one dab right after the other.. now.. the problem with hot knives is.. i dont live on my own.. and neither do the majority of my friends.. the smell from hash isnt really strong compared to dope.. but hey, its still a slight odour, and theres lots of smoke! so as a general rule its pretty rare i get to hot knife in someones house... (same goes for making hash and hash oil.. so find a dude who lives on his own and become his best friend? :) i as a general rule dont like hot knives as much as bottle tokes cuz theres something kinda hardcore about sitting around a stove sucking on a tube.. the whole kitchen scene reminds me too much of smoking crack or something i dont know.. call me weird.. so i stick to B.T.s (described down below) 3 - pipes.. yea... pretty much the same as a joint.. the idea is to smoke the hash and not waste it all cuz its quite easy to do when yer dealing in such small amounts.. because of the way hash "steams" sort of.. it does make sense not to scorch yer hash with an open flame.. mix it with tobacco and smoke it in your grandads pipe? maybe.. i dont think this is the brightest way to smoke hash but i imagine it could work fairly well... a flat wood with an indentation kinda like an incense burner might work fairly well if you were patient... 4 - my absoloute personal fav cuz its just plain fucking *COOL* is to do B.T.'s.. its the first way i did hash and hash oil, and it will be the last cuz its the very best :> yet funny, i have *NEVER*, not once, heard mention of bottle tokes on the web.. sure.. people got bongs and damn vapourizers and all this weird crap but no plain old simple bottle tokes. so heres what you do... find a bottle... plastic or glass your pic... glass is harder to work with and a bit weighty to carry in your coat pocket... but it also doesnt melt and stink like plastic can if your not careful.. so ill deal with each one seperately ..(pick your fav and go!) plastic - this is probably my most common choice just cuz its easy to do in a hurry.. take yourself a plastic water bottle, pop bottle, or some kinda plastic bottle.. (its usually good to have a top, unless your bright, in which case youll have noticed hash smoke sinks and cigarette smoke rises.. use this knowledge however you want, either way i keep tops cuz theres ALWAYS the dork thats gonna jostle you around in a car when your doing a B.T.) ... anyhow.. take a smoke.. fire it up.. now puff and blow really quickly and get it burned down about a centimetre, then puff on the end and blow away the ash so yer left with just that solid glowing heater.. take that sucker and burn a hole in the side of the bottle near the bottom.. hold it up there and GENTLY push once you see the plastic start to melt out of the way.. (make sure you removed any paper or wrapping from the bottle too)... move the smoke around to make a hole bigger then the cigarette.. just large enough that you can easily fit a smoke in there and cover the excess up with your fingertips .. no need to be scientific here.. just make a damn hole :> ... put yer cap on there and then get out yer dope.. if you have hash break off a bead as to yer liking.. but *NOT* too big.. make it bigger then the head of a pin but a FUCKING lot smaller then a tictac :> if you make the bead too big the insides wont get used up in this method.. and we all know this is *WASTEFUL* right? ... :-) ok now take your cigarette, really quickly puff exhale puff exhale puff exhale, then blow off the end so yer left with *JUST* a glowing heater.. (get used to this cuz doing b.t.'s yer gonna go through lotsa smokes :-) ... now take your bead and make sure its on a hard surface (smoke pack.. book.. friends leg.. whatever..) now take the smoke and gently push the heater DOWN on the bead.. like horizontally lower the smoke and press the bead into the heater.... if you made a good solid bead and you blew off ALL the junk ash the bead will get STUCK to the heater.. if you are smoking oil take an unfolded paperclip or a pin, scoop up a bit of oil and like rub it ONTO the heater so it sticks nicely.. now stick your smoke WITH the bead on it into your bottle hole.. (make sure you dont drop the bead anywhere in transit.. this will always result in the owner of the hash mocking your waste of a toke)... now with the smoke in there.. you watch the bead closely... it will begin smoking under the heat and you will see it let off its own STREAM of smoke.. now the hash smoke will be thicker then any tobacco smoke in there.... and it will collect on the bottom of the bottle.. if its true hash the bead will most likely suddenly go red.. and then turn into ash.. or if its some kind of hash gum (like jamaican finger hash) it will simply stop smoking.. this is your cue to take the smoke out and cover the hole with your thumb.. blow off the ash from the cigarette (whoevers smoke it is might want to try and get anything left from the bead.. but there wont be any ok.. so dont bother.. heh).. now tilt the bottle and watch the smoke ROLL down the bottle.. if its true hash and you werent shafted you will see a large ball of hash smoke floating around in there.. its quite pretty actually. now.. lower the ball down near the cap..(you want to toke the hash.. not all the cigarette smoke that went in there :) .. now pull off the cap and put yer lips on the spout man... take your thumb off the hole.. and breathe in :-) wh00h00 and yer hit with that happy hash head rush. if you are low on smokes its a good idea to do all of this quickly and pass the bottle/smoke on to the next dude cuz its extremely wasteful to go through a dozen smokes just to get stoned.. :> i make a point of getting at least 6-8 B.T.'s off a single cigarette.. so you can too! glass - glass is probably better cuz no plastic fumes get in the way to stink up yer toke and what not.. to get a hole in a beer bottle heres a cool trick.. drop a dime in there.. let it slide down to the bottom, now flick the beer bottle upwards towards you in a sudden and even jerk, let the coin slide back down and flick again in the EXACT same way .. the idea being you want the dime to hit the same spot in the beer bottle many many times.. as you do this a soft spot will begin to crack through the glass and you can chip it out quite easily.. ive seen friends do this and form a PERFECTLY round hole in 30-50 flicks... i cant do it at all myself cuz i suck.. hehe.. or if you have it get a drill press and just drill a hole in there... if you have a small drill bit what you can do is just create a LITTLE hole in the bottle.. which you can in turn PLUG UP with the hash.. and then use a lighter to heat the glass around the bead... this would i guess be sort of like vapourizing cuz yer heating the hash up without burning it.. but whatever.. i use smokes cuz its a little easier to manage... but once you got a hole in the glass bottle you do everything exactly the same as the plastic one... and have fun with that... B.T.'s are great when you are a moving kinda person.. like if your always out and about.. on the beach in the late evening is great.. or in a car any time.. on trails and just wherever you are... if your bottle is glass.. keep it.. for a long.. long.. long time. :-) you will soon no longer be able to see the insides of the bottle cuz of all the resin built up on the walls.. if you are a serious miser you can crack the bottle and scrape off the insides to have some seriously harsh gooey gum.. i never do that cuz i usually go through bottles left and right, and the shit you get out is fucking harsh as hell and doesnt really get you THAT high or anything... all in all id say B.T.'s are my fav way of doing hash.. not as effective as knives and not quite as soulful as smoking a joint.. but a good inbetween :>
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