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Making Frankenstein Oil With the Magical Butter Machine

Making Frankenstein Oil With the Magical Butter Machine

My dear wife Felicity has been having more than the usual amount of trouble sleeping lately. Although her daytime cannabinoid requirements have not changed (one or two capsules still get her through the day), she’s been needing higher doses at night due to higher amounts of stress. Since we generally make our capsules fairly “light”,

DIY Mini-Bong or Vape Pen Bubbler

DIY $3.50 Mini-Bong Vape Pen Bubbler

People use bongs (aka water pipes) because they cool off the smoke and make it easier on your throat and lungs. Bongs work amazingly well with vapor too, but you hardly need a large or expensive bong for the amount that comes out of a vape pen. I came up with this design for my wife

Add lecithin for best results

Magical Butter Machine Product Review (Part 2)

In Part One of this product review, I was really excited about the potential of the Magical Butter Machine. In this part, you’ll find out why! Here’s what I used to make my first pound of cannabutter with the Magical Butter Machine: 14 grams of mixed marijuana buds 4 sticks of butter 2 tablespoons of soy lecithin

Just dial your favorite recipe!

Magical Butter Machine MB2 Product Review

What would you say to a microprocessor-controlled, high quality appliance that claimed it could make top quality cannabis-infused butter, edible oil, and tincture in a fraction of the time of normal methods? After you got finished rolling your eyes, you’d probably roll a joint, smoke it, and think about how great it would actually be if such

vape pen attachment

“The Thing” Connects A Vape Pen To Your Bong

I happened to be wandering around the streets of Davis, California, when I happened upon a “smoke shop”. You know…in the Sixties it would have been called a head shop. Anyway, it was a pretty big place as such places go, but I still managed to find the most interesting thing there in less than

BIC Pen vs. GDM Vape Pen source: Old Hippie

The Vape Pen Of the Future

Even though I got so excited last Saturday at the High Times Cannabis Cup by all the dabs and hash oil pen vapes that I actually bought one, something that happened on Sunday that totally blew my mind. I ran into this cool guy called Grand Daddy Mike (and yes, he has a close connection

Old Hippie at the High Times Cannabis Cup

Some Things We Saw: High Times Cannabis Cup

Just so much to say that it’s going to take a lot of articles! But since a picture is worth 1,000 words and all that, we figured we’d start you off with some teaser photos, so that’s like almost a book chapter right there LOL. Anyway, we’re going to have some in-depth coverage on all

Cat and Box

This Mysterious Package Arrived on 4/20

This cat doesn’t know it, but he might be sitting next to the most important advance in cannabis processing since the discovery of decarboxylation. Yes, I’m teasing you. But I’m teasing myself too, because it really did show up weeks ago, and it’s driven me nuts because I’ve been too busy writing (yes, that book

Bong Meets MFLB

How to Make a Vaporizer to Bong Interface Adapter

So now that I’ve played around with my homemade bong for awhile, I’ve already grown tired of getting way too high and coughing on smoke and thought about how I could combine the benefits of a bong (cooler smoke and easier on the throat and lungs) with the benefits of a vaporizer (no smoke, just vapor…and

smoke from a bog with Old Hippie

DIY Glass Bong, Part 4: How To Smoke With Your New Bong

How To Smoke Weed From A Pipe First, exhale before putting your mouth on the pipe. This makes room in your lungs, and insures you won’t blow out through the pipe by accident, which has been a source of embarrassment for new smokers for many decades. Put the flame over the weed in the bowl,

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