Coin in Grinder...?

Discussion in 'Smoking Accessories' started by johnnyrocket, Apr 1, 2010.

  1. johnnyrocket johnnyrocket

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    What's the purpose of putting a coin in the chamber of your grinder that the bud falls into? I've heard it helps get you more keif...is that true?
  2. tdlex420 tdlex420

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    Basically all it does is moves across the screen so that more of the kief will fall through. A lot of times the kief will stay on top of the screen but if you put a coin in it will slide across the screen which makes the kief fall. The type of grinder definitely plays a role in whether you can do it or not. I'm not positive but I would think you would have to have at least a 4 piece grinder for it to work, at least I know my 3 piece wouldn't work. At the very least it won't hurt anything so give it a try and see if there is a difference.
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  3. johnnyrocket johnnyrocket

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    Thanks man, I've got a 4 piece sharpstone so i think this would help!
  4. tdlex420 tdlex420

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    No problem. Personally I would start out with a penny or a dime, something that is small and won't take up too much space.
  5. TokeArtist TokeArtist

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    Yup... just there to increase keif production. Helps force keif off the bud and through the screen.
  6. Bud Is good Bud Is good

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    That's why I keep having to clean the screen to get more keif..I need a coin in there!!!

    Awsome news..My space case is getting old and beaten, but it still works great..
  7. 717Creations 717Creations

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    i use a quarter and i get more keef then anyone i know haha
  8. High-Fi High-Fi

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    I threw a penny in my grinder and havent been happier. After I grind my bud I shake my grinder around to get as much kief as I can. Have followed this method and have plenty, plenty, plenty of buildup :chokin:
  9. 5drive 5drive

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    If you don't use something on the screen to knock loose some kief, there won't be much to collect. I use a dime, or something even smaller in a small grinder, and shake it quite a bit.
  10. Sm0ked-one Sm0ked-one

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    ima have to try this with my dad's grindahhh lol sounds like a great idea
  11. Le0n Le0n

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    Screen do get clogged, but you can un-clog them just by hitting the screen on a table or something. Using a coin deminishes the purpose of catching kief. The fact is the screens are those size microns for a reason. If you put a coin in there you will push through more crap and the hash you get out of it isn't as pur as it should be.

    You will notice that it doesn't get as sticky, or doesn't hold together well. It may even only last a few tokes in a vape, because you pushed more crap than kief.
  12. Sm0ked-one Sm0ked-one

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    how does using a coin deminish the kief process bro, wouldn't it actually hlep you get kief, granted it might not be sticky, its still kief, and still potent as all fuck, lol i suggest putting kieff in a bong, tastes better
  13. Bud Is good Bud Is good

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    I've seen some grinders today that come witha little triangle thingy to help clean the screen..But I got a buddy with one of those and he smokes so much bud that his screen is clogged..And he won't let me clean it..
  14. Sm0ked-one Sm0ked-one

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    :(( to the post above meee i love cleaning my friends bowls cause they can't stand resin, but the resin is fucking amazing lol cause then u see how much one uses they're bowls
  15. Lpwn_Ranger Lpwn_Ranger

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    I use a peso.
    lmao, reading this, everybody uses a different coin.
  16. Le0n Le0n

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    Umm - perhaps you haven't found out yet, but the ingredient in Kief that gets you stoned are the resin stalks that fall off the bud, and through the screen. If you push more crap through it, you are only pushing inhert matter, not resin stalks.

    And I suggest you look up what Vaporizers are - as your suggestion is backwards....
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  17. shadeslayer42199 shadeslayer42199

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    The coin helps push more resin through, not just plant matter. It DOES help you collect more.
  18. Le0n Le0n

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    It only pushes through what is clogged in the screen - and you will find it isnt pushing anything at all, it merely creates a vibration that makes what-ever is clogged fall into the chamber. You can achieve this by scraping somthing metal over the screen to create the same vibration.

    The screens micron size still gets plant matter in there. REmember, the less plant matter the more potent.

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