Review: Blunt Umbrella
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On a recent stormy San Francisco day, pedestrians all around me struggled as the wind made their bodega-bought umbrellas leap like impatient leashed puppies, or worse yet, flip inside-out like starfish stomachs. But not me. My umbrella kept its rounded shape in the nastiest of rainy gusts, its architectural integrity as unbroken as the dome of St. Peter’s.
I was using a Blunt umbrella, a water-repelling shelter whose design innovations include beefier-than-usual struts arranged in a more redundant, robust structure than most umbrellas. A “radial tensioning system” helps move the ribs firmly out against the fabric without requiring you to exert a huge amount of upward force, and there’s no little metal locking clip to fiddle with or catch on your gloves: just a solid plastic collar that you push up until the umbrella snaps into shape. And finally, the ribs’ tips are rounded, which keeps them from poking through the fabric.
On the downside, the Blunt is a bit heavier than most umbrellas, doesn’t fold up quite as compactly as some and for some bizarre reason, lacks a wrist strap.
The Blunt is a solid, reliable wet-weather sanctuary. Its unique construction may not be readily apparent, but you will definitely notice the difference in a storm.Saving up for a rainy day? Consider using some of that cash on an umbrella from Blunt. This reinforced dome will hold up to gusts short of hurricane force.
Twisty Glass Blunt Review 2020, Why It’s a Must Have
A twist on a modern staple.
by Dante Jordan – April 30, 2020
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When it comes to cannabis, there are many devices you can smoke out of. There’s the known players: papers, blunt wraps, pipes, and bongs.
There’s also the freaky contenders like: apple bongs, gravity bongs, and tabletop vaporizers. And then there’s the space-age stuff. Devices like 7Pipe’s Original Twisty Glass Blunts.
What is a Twisty Glass Blunt?
Glass blunts are a relatively new concept. Basically, they’re a combination of bongs and blunts. Picture if a steamroller and a one-hitter had a baby: that’s a glass blunt.
Twisty Glass Blunts have a metal twist screw that makes loading and unloading cannabis pretty simple. The size of the twist screws create individual chambers that allow you to pack 5 bowls in a Twisty Glass Blunt.
How Do You Use a Twisty Glass Blunt?
The process for using a Twisty Glass Blunt is extremely easy
Step 1: Pull the screw out of the glass
Step 2: Fill the glass tube with flower
Step 3: Twist the screw (left) into the glass tube
Step 4: Light that thang and enjoy
When you need to clean your Twisty Glass Blunt, all you have to do is pull the mouthpiece and the twist screw will come out of the glass. Then run the screw and glass through a salt + isopropyl alcohol cleaning solution and voila, you’re ready to get high again.
While glass blunts are similar to actual tobacco/hemp wrap blunts in some way, they’re actually much closer to chillums in design and use.
What Is A Chillum and How Is It Like A Twisty Glass Blunt?
Chillums are just big one-hitters. In fact, they’re multi-hitters. Pack a chillum bowl and you can get several hits before cashing the bowl.
The difference between a regular chillum and the Twisty Glass Blunt is the amount of cannabis packed into the twisty bois, which can be up to 1 ounce! A regular chillum can house no more than a smidge of cannabis.
What Are The Pros and Cons of 7Pipe’s Twisty Glass Blunt?
Ease of Use
For one, the ability to load, unload, and clean the device with such ease makes it a premium product. Think about how many of us have bongs that are absolutely filthy, but the thought of needing to get salt, alcohol, bags, and plugs is enough for them to remain dirty.
Being able to pull the screw out of the glass, run it through a quick salt/alcohol rinse, then dry and use it again all within 10 minutes makes this product well worth the $29.99.
If you want into a glass shop to buy a decent pipe, you’re probably paying for $40-$60 at bare minimum. For $29.99 7Pipe’s Twisty Glass Blunt is an extremely worthwhile alternative.
For blunts, a pack of wraps can cost between $1 and $5 on average, but then you have to keep purchasing them, eventually paying hundreds, maybe thousands of dollars throughout the year on wraps alone. A Twisty Glass Blunt is a one-time gift that keeps on giving.
7Pipe’s Twisty Glass Blunts come in multiple sizes, making them great options for consumers of all levels. The smallest choice, the Twisty Glass Mini houses .5 grams, while the largest option, The Super Twisty houses a whopping 2 ounces of greenery.
The Twisty Glass Blunts light once and stay lit throughout your entire session. This makes them great for both solo and group sessions.
The ability to pack-and-go is huge when it comes to handheld cannabis devices. Sometimes we’re on the go and don’t have to time pack our entire supply of flower, grinders, papers, AND lighters.
With the Twisty Glass Blunts, you just grind up a big amount of weed, toss it into a tube, pocket that thang, and roll out into the world.
The biggest and only con to the Twisty Glass Blunts is the smell. Even when you use one of the rubber caps that come with the device, the mouthpiece will still reek of weed.
In many environments this is perfectly fine, it’s just something to be cognizant of.
The Twisty Glass Blunts Final Call
If I had 30 bucks, needed a piece, and wanted something extremely versatile that requires little-to-no maintenance, I’d buy a Twisty Glass Blunt in a heartbeat.
The ability to grind up a huge amount and just dump it into a tube, without having to continuously go out and purchase wraps is an absolute game changer for my smoking routine.
I was already considering letting blunts go, purely from the financial standpoint of someone that smokes 732 times a day, and the Twisty Glass Blunt makes the choice for me.If I had 30 bucks, needed a piece, and wanted something extremely versatile that requires little-to-no maintenance, I’d buy a Twisty Glass Blunt in a heartbeat. Hell, even if I didn’t need a piece, I’d still cop one of these. They’re pretty fire. ]]>