Best dab rigs of 2018

Published Jan 25, 2019 05:15 p.m. ET

 Dab rigs are gaining popularity as cannabis becomes more accepted across the globe. While they make using concentrates a breeze, they can be a bit pricey and vary as far as quality goes. So, what exactly makes a good dab rig? While your answer to that may be slightly different from ours, we have compiled a list of the best dab rigs available in 2018 by taking several things into consideration. Those key points were price, functionality, portability and of course aesthetics. All of which came into play when deciding which ones would make it. Whether you're looking for yourself or for a friend our handy top five list of dab rigs should make narrowing down the option a little easier.

Top five rigs of 2018

  1. The Dabber Boost eRig
    Cost: $159.99
    This portable electric dab rig created by Dr. Dabber is number one on the list. Not only is it small and easy to transport, but it’s also incredibly easy to use. The Dabber Boost eRig is the most recommended for beginners and seasoned users alike and offers a lightning fast heat time going from zero to 800F in 30 seconds flat. The Dabber Boost comes with three different nail attachment. Ceramic, titanium, and quartz. This dab set comes with no attachments to modify it, but they can be purchased separately. Offering up to 60 uses per charge and a one-year warranty you just can’t go wrong with this one. You can buy one through

  2. Dabado Bolt Pro
    Cost: $114.99
    The Dabado Bolt Pro has the most powerful battery of any dab set on the list and is an upgrade from an earlier design. Featuring an 18650 battery and offering a temperature range of 0-1000F. When purchased it comes with extra nail specifically designed to maximize flavor and to create larger than normal clouds of smoke. With a slightly lower price point than the last and a sleek modern look, this one is sure to impress but can be a bit complex for novice users. You can buy one through and get free shipping on any orders over $150.

  3. Sutra DBR
    Cost: $169.99
    The Sutra is produced by Pulsar and one of the heaviest duty while still remaining portable. It is one of the best money can buy. This one is one of the most popular dabbing rigs due to Pulsar’s incredible success in creating three different complete lines of vaporizers, wax pens, and more. Voted most aesthetically appealing, this powerful dab rig offers a flawless design that performs reliably and consistently every time. Sutras best features are its user-friendly design and precise temperature controls ranging from 300F to 800F, that can be accurately adjusted by as little as ten degrees at a time. This dab setup comes equipped with four nails; Silicone, ceramic, titanium, and quartz. Making it perfect for anyone wanting to try out some fancier nails. While this one is mostly recommended for the pros, it comes with easy to follow instructions that if followed can make it a great tool for users of any status. You can purchase this one through

  • Twincycler
    Cost: $125
    This rig comes equipped with dual chambers and is made of high-quality glass. While technically portable the twincycler is more of a stationary dab setup and can be easily broken. It will accept any 14mm male joints or 14mm female joints and stands a solid 8.5 inches tall. While it’s design is slightly more basic and does not come with any heating element it is by far the most popular dab rig amongst dedicated dabbers. One can be purchased through who ships almost anywhere in the world.

  • The Pakku
    Cost: $69.99
    While the Pakku may not be so widely known as some of the others, it is the simplest to use dab rig made with some of the highest quality glass on the market. With its basic design, it is easy to clean and maintain which is a common drawback of using most rigs. With only one main chamber and a thin mouthpiece sporting a showerhead perk. If your priority is the biggest bang for your buck than this one is the one for you and by far the most affordable dab setup that made it on our list. They can also be purchased by visiting

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