Rolling a Blunt

Ingredients for rolling a first-class blunt with marijuana. In the ruined wastelands of America, where concrete towers over natural landscape and people look down as they head to jobs with  important bureaucratic functions, the lost children of this dying tribe strike out at their mechanistic techno-social order by indulging in one of the last organic pleasure possible: marijuana. And when indulging in marijuana,  looking for a portable  way from the  bong, most of today's stoners seek out the blunt (a commercial cigar whose contents have been replaced by marijuana).

Advantages of Smoking Blunts

1. Blunts are disposable, resemble an ordinary object and are manufactured from ordinary objects not necessarily known as paraphernalia.
2. Thanks to their tobacco wrapper, blunts burn more slowly than joints and can be shared with less detail than pipes, bongs.
3. Nicotine, a stimulant, creates a synergistic effect with the marijuana, as reported by a majority of blunt smokers.
4. The rigid sides of the blunt channel large amounts of smoke directly to the user without depositing any resin on non-consumable surfaces, such as the insides of a pipe.

Blunt Assembly

You need steady hands, a wet tongue, and some basic ingredients.
1-3g marijuana
1 knife

The first major task of this exercise is to slit the cigar lengthwise while clamping it tightly to a surface with a free hand so as not to tear skin surrounding the wound when the blade goes through the outer layer and contents of the cigar. On a double-layered cigar like the Optimo or Garciay Vega, allowing too much gravitational pressure on the cigar will cause it to lose an outer skin, so it should be held level and its innards scraped from it with gentle proddings of the knife. At this point the inside of the cigar should be cleansed   


 Once the cigar is free from residual tobacco substitute, the user must assess its condition. Is it as dry as paper normally feels? If so, it will need the intervention of tongue along its length with gentle touch, being careful not to drench the leaf wrapper, getting it moist enough to be flexible. Excess moisture will cause the paper to tear and thus introduce repair problems later. When cigar is ready, insert marijuana evenly along the length of the leaf.     
Holding the cigar so that its conical end rests over the base of the thumb, gently compress marijuana using the end of the leaf facing toward the user. There is now a core of marijuana enclosed in half of the wrapper, under the thumb of the user, while the second half is unsecured and hangs over the core, facing the user with its cut edge. The bottom leaf then slides under the other side of the cut leaf and can be sealed. To close your blunt, lubricate each edge of the wrapper with saliva and, while pressing down on the lower portion of the blunt containing marijuana, firmly clamp the top edge of the wrapper onto the lower in order to fasten the sides of the blunt.


Once the cigar is secure, the seal must be completed by wetting the top of the wrapper and then heating the construction in order to dry its new bonds. Gentle application of the tongue in a continual dragging motion from the open end of the blunt to its nether conical endpoint will lightly soak the two layers of wrapper at the point of their fixture. Holding a lighter 1 cm from the cigar seal, move the flame down the length of the cigar in pulsing strokes to transfer heat but not fire to the blunt, or place it in a microwave for ten seconds on high.

Some users prefer to use honey to seal or line the blunt before insertion of marijuana, claiming a sweeter taste and longer burn time. While this is true, one alert editor noted that the smoke is correspondingly harsher.

Problem Solution
Unsteady or slow burn. Either the marijuana in the blunt is too losely packed, or there is a break in the skin somewhere. Seal skin and if necessary, further break down large chunks of marijuana.
Seal rupture Most likely, the wrapper is either too moist or not moist enough. If it is moist, give it time to fully dry and then apply 2/3 of the moisture originally used. If wrapper is dry, moisten and follow sealing procedure again.
Torn skin If your cigar has an external leaf wrapper as well as a tobacco leaf foundation, tear pieces of the external leaf to fit holes in skin, and, wetting them thoroughly place them over holes. Follow heat-sealing procedure on each instance.
Will not light Probably your marijuana is dense, in too large sizes of fragments, or your blunt has obstructed airflow and flame cannot be sucked down tobacco tube. Most common solution is to wet seam and carefully unfasten it, then to granularize the marijuana contents further while removing extra woody or leafy plant matter.

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