Pre-Roll Cones: The Absolute Essentials
Pre-roll cones have become a popular method for consuming cannabis, but for some, filling them can be a bit of an art form. And that’s because it is an art form! All art is when you boil it down, is a display of patience. What better way to show your display of patience than with a beautifully rolled joint? Am I right?
A properly filled pre-roll cone will burn evenly, provide a smooth and consistent hit, and prevent runs and leaks. That’s right, there is a way to make sure you never canoe a joint again! In this article, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to fill pre-roll cones, as well as tips and techniques to help you master the art of filling them.
This way you never have to show up to the party unprepared again. You are about to become the rolling master of your friend group. Let’s break it down.
Why Use A Cone?
Cones are an absolute game-changer in the world of cannabis. They allow you to do the impossible! Roll a perfect cone quickly, and without much effort at all. Now, some vets might give you a hard time when it comes to rolling a joint yourself versus using a cone, but all you have to say to them is, do you want to come hit this? And they will immediately stop all the heat. Cones have quite a few pros, including, they can save you time by not having to roll the whole joint, and they allow you to fill it up as much as you want. Because you can pack it down in there, you can actually get more into a cone than you can in the traditional hand-rolled alternative. Another reason they are so awesome is because they have so many different sizes. King, regular, and blunt cones! So if you are saving time, and are able to fit more greens inside, are there even any downsides? We are here to tell you that there are. But not many. Let’s break them down.
Cons of Cones
Sadly, cones aren’t as easily transported as a leaf book of papers. They have a high probability of getting crushed and becoming unusable if you are not careful with them during transportation. When you choose a cone, you are also pretty much forgoing your choice of a crutch. Typically cones come with a crutch already placed, and ready. So if that is important to you, definitely keep that in mind. Another downside to using cones is simply the amount of heat that you are going to get in the beginning from rude friends who think they know everything. Maybe this is a strictly personal to me experience, but I figured I would warn you just in case you have some of the same friends as me. You also lose a lot of the customizability that regular joint papers have for you. With regular papers, you can get really creative with how you stitch papers together to make mega joints. You can’t typically do this with cones. But all of these cons still aren’t enough to make us stop using cones. The pros definitely outweigh the cons. That’s our opinion anyway. We simply wanted to provide you with enough information so that you can make an educated decision for yourself!
How To Use Cones
Well now that you know most of what there is to know about pre-roll cones, we are going to break down into steps exactly how to use them. It is a fairly straightforward process, and if you follow every step you will be well on your way to a great time!
Step 1: Gather your materials. You will need your pre-roll cones, ground cannabis, and any tools or accessories you want to use such as pre-roll filling trays, loaders, or tampers.
Step 2: Pack your ground cannabis into the pre-roll filling tray or loader. Some loaders have a built-in tamper, which will help to pack the cannabis evenly into the cone. If you do not have a loader, you can use your fingers or a tamper to pack the cannabis into the cone.
Step 3: Begin filling the cone. Hold the cone between your thumb and index finger and use your other hand to slowly pour the cannabis into the cone. You should aim to fill the cone about three-quarters of the way full, leaving a little bit of room at the top for packing and tamping.
Step 4: Pack and tamp the cannabis. Gently press down on the cannabis using your fingers or a tamper to ensure that it is packed tightly and evenly. Be careful not to over-pack, as this can make it difficult to light and inhale.
Step 5: Create the filter. The filter will prevent loose cannabis from entering your mouth while smoking. To create a filter, use your fingers to roll a small amount of cannabis between your fingers and place it in the tip of the cone.
Step 6: Finish filling the cone. Gently pour in the remaining cannabis and pack it down. Use your finger to create a slight indention at the top of the cone and twist the top of the cone to seal it.
Step 7: Test your cone. This is the best way to make sure your cone doesn’t canoe the second you light it! Before using your cone, test it by holding a flame to the tip and slowly rotating it. If there are no runs or leaks, then it is ready to spark up.
Filling pre-roll cones may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and techniques, it can be quite simple. Following the steps outlined above will help to ensure that your cones are filled properly and will burn evenly, providing a smooth and consistent hit.
Remember to always use quality materials, and take your time when filling your cones, and with practice, you'll be able to master the art of filling them in no time. If you have any questions about cones or any cannabis accessories, feel free to reach out to us and ask! We love to hear from you.