Any true dabbing connoisseur knows the importance of keeping your dab nails clean, not only does it give you better flavor from your concentrates, but it also extends the life of your nail and just looks better. Just like your bong, you should be cleaning your dab nail regularly rather than letting it get really dirty and having to spend a ton of time and energy trying to get it clean again. This simple guide here at Toker Supply will show you exactly what you need to do to keep your dab nail clean and to maximize the flavor from every dab. It's important to know that there are different ways to clean your nail depending on its material, quartz, titanium or ceramic which we will explain below.
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Many people believe you shouldn't clean your titanium nail but that is a common misconception. Keeping your titanium nail clean is important and very easy. When cleaning a titanium nail you DO NOT want to use rubbing alcohol because titanium is a porous material and it could damage the nail. It's important when using a titanium nail you have a high-quality titanium nail, using low-quality nails can be unhealthy and dangerous. Once your nail starts to accumulate reclaim or residue its time to clean it. The simplest and most effective way to do this is to heat the nail using a dab torch and while the nail is hot simply scrape off the residue with your dabber tool.
Nobody likes to dab out of a dirty quartz nail, so it's important to keep your nail clean at all times and after each use. Unlike cleaning a titanium nail, you SHOULD NOT use a dabber tool to scrape the inside of your quartz nail as it could damage it.
In conclusion, it's very important to make sure you keep your concentrate nails clean and performing at their best. You pay precious money for concentrates and you should get the best flavor you can from them. A little cleaning after each dab will save you a lot of time and money in the long run and will extend the life of your nail. It is also very important to clean the nails joint to ensure no excess oil is getting into your dab rigs joint which can cause your nail to get stuck and or break.