Picking Out a New Pipe

Picking Out a New Pipe

The pipe you choose plays a big role in your smoking experience, so you want to get it right. You need a pipe that smokes well, cleans easily, and tolerates the rough and tumble of everyday use.  And it doesn't hurt to pick out a pipe that looks good either. Your pipe is more than just a tool for smoking: It's an extension of your personality, expressing your style and uniqueness. But not all pipes are created equal. Picking out the right pipe can be a daunting task if you’re not sure where t...

The Basics of Borosilicate Glass Blowing

The Basics of Borosilicate Glass Blowing

Glass is one of the most versatile substances on Earth. It can exist in any color and have virtually any texture. Glass can be used for anything from tableware to skyscrapers and everything in between. It's also possible to create just about any shape imaginable with glass. But glass doesn't grow on trees—that'd be pretty weird. Instead, it forms under particular conditions over long periods. Naturally-occurring glasses like Libyan desert glass are prized for their rarity and beauty.  Because...

Simple vs. Complex Dab Rig Designs

Simple vs. Complex Dab Rig Designs

The design of your dab rig should have a purpose—it shouldn’t just look pretty. Some pieces are too busy, while others emphasize aesthetics more than functionality. That being said, simple can sometimes mean boring, so there is also room for creativity when it comes to the design. For many people, dab rigs with complex designs can appear confusing. But it’s important to understand that any well-designed rig will offer functional value, no matter how intricate it appears. While simple rigs are...

Mini Rigs: What’s Included With a Dab Rig?

Mini Rigs: What’s Included With a Dab Rig?

Many people who are new to mini dab rigs ask the same question: what’s included with a dab rig? Mini rigs aren’t like other kinds of water pipes. You can purchase them in various designs and colors, but they all come with the same basic parts.  We also want to point out that the “mini” in mini-rig isn’t just about size. It also refers to the fact that the percolator is smaller than a typical bong percolator. As you would expect, this smaller percolator causes the water to become more turbulen...

Coolest Dab Rigs

Coolest Dab Rigs

At MJ Arsenal, we don't skimp on the small details. Every dab rig we make is crafted with precision, ensuring that each hit you take is smooth and flavorful. But our line of high-quality dab rigs are more than just high-functioning water pipes—they're works of art. Every piece in our collection of glass dab rigs is a unique creation in its own right. We design some rigs to be casual, understated, and even discreet. On the other hand, some pieces are like works of art worth displaying in a mus...

4/20 and 7/10 - Smoke and dab holidays

4/20 and 7/10 - Smoke and dab holidays

420 & 710: What's With All These Numbers? If you're a smoker, you've probably heard of 420 and 710.  But do you know what they mean and why we mark these days? In this blog post, we'll break down the meanings of these terms and give you a little history lesson on how they came to be. Read closely: there are some fun facts about the significance of each number. Let’s dive right in! What Does 420 Mean? The term "420" remains popular in the smoker culture today and it’s been around for decad...

Most Efficient Way to Smoke Dabs

Most Efficient Way to Smoke Dabs

Let's face it—dabs are expensive. They're also extremely potent, and smoking just a little too much can cause you to melt into the couch for hours on end. If you want to have a more enjoyable dabbing experience but also want to save some money on your dabs, there are ways to do both.

Why Dab Rig Size Matters

Why Dab Rig Size Matters

When dab rigs first came to the scene, they were large and cumbersome. Early on, there was no good way to smoke concentrates because of how sticky and viscous extracts could be — and getting your hands on dedicated dabware could be challenging.

Benefits of Dabbing vs. Smoking

Benefits of Dabbing vs. Smoking

Now that smokables are more readily available, you have more options than ever to find your toke of choice. Your consumption method will affect your overall experience, whether you choose flower, concentrates, or a little of both.

Novelty Dab Rigs

Novelty Dab Rigs

Different dab rigs have different purposes, but there's a huge range in novelty dab rigs. Some make use of the complex percolation in a bong to diffuse smoke or vapor, while others rely on designs to enhance the visual intrigue of how the vapor travels through the rig. 

Valentine's Day Dab Rigs

Valentine's Day Dab Rigs

To celebrate your special day of love that only comes around once a year, MJ Arsenal crafts premium, limited-edition dab rigs for the Feast of Saint Valentine (AKA Valentine’s Day). We've got a new lineup each and every holiday, so don't forget to check in often and don't miss out.

Quartz vs. Borosilicate Glass

Quartz vs. Borosilicate Glass

Every time you shop for glass, you’ll likely come across terms you don't find in everyday conversation—borosilicates, mineral quartz, silicon dioxide, and many other words not out of place in an eighth-grade science class. You just want a dab rig you can vape without worrying about durability or upkeep. But, like most things in life, the more educated you are about your purchase, the more likely you are to buy something you're happy with. Glassmakers don't just throw these terms around for no...