Visual Guide: How to Pack a One Hitter
One hitters and chillums are a favorite among many smokers because they are compact, discreet, and easy to clean. Perfect for a quick solo smoke, the small bowl size of most chillums ensures you conserve your cannabis. Storing and packing a Black Rock Hitter is surprisingly easy when you have the right tools.
Some people are happy to just push a bud right into the top of their one hitter, but we recommend you acquire a grinder. Your cannabis will burn more evenly and have a lower chance of clogging the piece when ground first. Here are the step-by-step instructions and photos showing how to pack and smoke your one hitter or chillum.
Step 1: Grind and Collect
Take your Grinder Card and place it on top of an open Pebble container. Then grab a bud and gently rub it on the surface of the grinder card. The ground cannabis will fall through the holes into the container below for easy filling. You can use your finger to push through any remaining pieces.
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Step 2: Pack Vertically
Take The Hitter and dip the bowl end into the Pebble, which is full of ground cannabis, and twist. You will likely have to perform this dip and twist action two or three times for a well packed, longer lasting bowl. You can use your fingers, the Grinder Card, or another flat surface to do a final pack of the bowl and remove any hanging bits of cannabis. Be sure not to pack the bowl of the Hitter too tight or your will inadvertently restrict airflow.
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Step 3: Light and Inhale
Once the Hitter has been packed, slowly bring the flame of a lighter towards the bowl and begin to inhale. This will create a cherry, allowing you to smoke the remainder of the cannabis in the bowl without further use of your lighter. We recommend a slow, smooth inhale and exhale to avoid scooby snacks and unnecessary respiratory irritation.
Step 4: Clear the bowl
After the entirety of the bowl has been smoked, you can blow out the ash or gently tap the Hitter against a hard surface. In our experience, those methods are great for a preliminary clear, but they do not fully rid the air-pathway of that stubborn, sticky resin. That’s why we suggest always carrying a poker of some sort. Whether it’s a dabber, paper clip, toothpick, or dedicated poker, it’s an important tool for keeping your Hitter clean. For a full tutorial on how to clean and sanitize your Hitter for airport travel, click here.
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Step 5: Save for Later
Are you ready to retire your outdated dugout? These smoking kits will completely replace your old dugout that lacks room for a poker, lighter, grinder, and the ability to carry multiple strains. We like to use the Safety Case Pipe Kit, which has everything you need to pack a one hitter on the go.
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What if I get ash in my mouth?
Try packing the bowl of your one hitter a little tighter i.e. pack some more cannabis in there. Follow Step 2 above until you cannot fit anymore ground cannabis into the bowl. This issue is more prevalent with new or freshly clean one hitters as they do not have the sticky resin preventing scooby snacks from making their way into your mouth.
How many hits can I take out of a freshly packed one hitter bowl?
This will depend on your specific one hitter and how large of an inhalation you take; however, our Hitter holds enough ground cannabis for 3-4 solid rips.
How much cannabis does the Pebble hold?