How to Use a Nectar Collector and Save Dabs

Learning how to use a nectar collector can seem a bit intimidating at first, but fear not, the process is easier than you might think.

Using a nectar collector has plenty of benefits, the most beneficial being the potent high you will get.

How to use a nectar collector


As you read you will learn how to use a nectar collector step by step, the difference between a silicone nectar collector and a metal one. 

Not to mention, you will learn about the unique smoking MouthPeace, that will filter out harmful tar and resin while enhancing your wax flavors.

Using a Nectar Collector With a MouthPeace

Using a nectar collector is much easier and faster than a rig. However, the experience isn’t complete without the addition of a MooseLabs MouthPeace

When you inhale through the MouthPeace on your wax collector, the triple-layer activated carbon filter sanitizes the vapor, removing tar and all kinds of contaminants that are harmful to your lungs. 

At the same time, it enhances the flavor of your dabs without blocking airflow. In other words, when it comes to learning how to use a nectar collector, a MouthPeace is an integral part of the process.

How to use nectar collector

Step by Step Process Using a Nectar Collector

One of the greatest benefits of using a nectar collector is that it’s so much less complicated than using a rig and you are able to use less wax. 

Using less means you are saving not only your wax or shatter, but you are ultimately saving money as well.

Before you get started, however, you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need to take your hit. Using a nectar collector requires your concentrate of choice (often wax, but you can use almost any concentrate you prefer), a torch, a glass or silicone container, your MouthPeace, and your nectar collector. 

You have several options available here, from simple pocket-sized pieces to handheld devices with water filtration to larger, more complicated wax collectors. 

Whether you go with a silicone dab straw or a metal nectar collector, choose what suits your needs and preferences best. 

Step One – Prepare Your Dab

Preparation is key. Taking a minute or two to get ready can make all the difference in your experience. First, place your MouthPeace on the end of your chosen nectar collector. That way, you’ll be ready to inhale as soon as you heat the tip of your device. 

‌Next, get your nectar collector dab ready. Whether you choose wax, rosin, shatter, hash, oil, or another concentrate, place a small amount on a heat-resistance surface. 

Glass and silicone containers or dishes tend to be the most popular options. Since concentrates are so potent, you won’t need very much. Make sure to have your torch nearby, too, unless you have an electronic piece, which we’ll touch on in a moment. 

Step Two – Heat the Tip of Your Nectar Collector

After you’ve set up your nectar collector and your dab, your next step is to heat the tip. In most cases, that will require your torch. Keep the tip of your wax nectar collector exposed to the flame until it’s red hot. 

If you have an electronic rig, however, you only need to turn it on, and the tip will heat itself. 

‌If you prefer the flavor of lower temperature dabs, you’ll want to let the tip of your wax nectar collector cool for several seconds before you move on to the next step. Generally speaking, ten seconds is enough. 

That lets off enough heat to preserve the flavor of the terpenes, but the nectar collector is still hot enough to vaporize the dab.

Step Three – Press Your Nectar Collector to Your Dab

Now you’re almost ready to take your hit. There’s just one little thing you have to do first – vaporize your concentrate. 

‌If you’ve ever used a rig setup before, the process here is a bit different. With a rig, you place your concentrate on a heated nail. In other words, you bring the dab to the piece. 

When you’re using a nectar collector, you bring the piece to the concentrate. The heated tip will effectively vaporize your concentrate so that you can take the last step. The pressure you use is going to be important. 

You want to press firmly enough that the vapor goes into your dab straw. At the same time, you want to be gentle enough that you don’t impede airflow. Otherwise, the last step will be a bit difficult. 

Step Four – Inhale the Vapor

Finally, you’re ready for the best part, taking your hit. All you have to do from here is inhale the vapor through the dab straw. 

If you see too much escaping as you draw, press down a little more firmly. 

Your MouthPeace will filter out any contaminants you pull into the piece, giving you a clean, flavorful hit. After you fill your lungs, exhale, sit back, and enjoy the effects. It really is that simple. 

What Is a Nectar Collector?

You’ve no doubt seen a rig before (especially if you’re interested in or already use concentrates), but what is a nectar collector? 

Also known as a wax collector or dab straw, you’ll quickly recognize this device by its straw-like design. It’s like a wax rig, but smaller, more portable, and easier to use. 

These features have played a part in its increasing popularity, allowing enthusiasts to enjoy their favorite dabs no matter where they go, without having to pack up a large, sometimes complicated, rig. 

It’s also an excellent option for those who want to enjoy a hit without having to go through the entire rig setup process. 

Silicone Nectar Collector or Metal Nectar Collector

No matter how long you’ve been using cannabis, you’ve no doubt noticed the wide array of available products. Just as pipes, and bongs come in various shapes, sizes, and materials, so, too, do nectar collectors. In addition to glass, you’ll also find metal and silicone options.

‌Both metal and silicone wax collectors are pretty popular options for those who enjoy more portable dabs. A metal nectar collector offers affordability, while a silicone dab straw is practically indestructible. 

‌No matter if you choose a metal nectar collector or a silicone dab straw, one thing’s for sure; a MooseLabs MouthPeace Mini works perfectly on any option you select. 

Like the different color options for your nectar collector itself, you have a range of color options for your MouthPeace. 

You might even find that you want more than one, which allows you to mix and match based on your outfit, the occasion, or just because you’re feeling a specific color on a given day. It’s all part of the fun. 

Nectar Collectors Are Much More Efficient Than a Dab Rig

A rig offers an incredible experience, there’s no doubt about it. It only takes a tiny amount of concentrate to achieve some rather potent results. 

While dabbing is effective, most setups can be a bit complicated. Most rigs are pretty big, so they’re a lot more challenging to tote around. In general, you wouldn’t want to travel with one. Not only that, but they require several components. 

‌There’s nothing inherently wrong with dabbing. In fact, using a rig can be a lot of fun. However, they’re typically better suited for home use than for use on the go. That’s where learning to use a silicone nectar collector comes in. 

A nectar collector is essentially a portable rig, giving you some of the most potent hits you’ll ever experience with such tiny amounts of concentrate. While they come in various shapes and sizes, most are perfect for travel. 

‌Size is only one of the benefits of using a nectar collector as an alternative to a rig. Learning how to use a nectar collector can be a much easier process. It requires nothing more than your wax collector, MouthPeace, concentrate, and a butane torch. 

Additionally, nectar collectors are a breeze to use. It takes no time at all to learn how to dab with one. You may find that you prefer using a nectar collector over a rig in general!

Final Thoughts on How to Use a Nectar Collector

Mastering the art of how to use nectar collectors can be a freeing experience for those who enjoy dabbing concentrates. Instead of worrying how you’re going to get your complex  rig and dabbing essentials to your destination (and possibly keeping it hidden from view), you can pop a portable silicone dab straw or metal nectar collector in your bag and be on your way. Of course, you’ll want to remember to pack your MouthPeace, too. No dab sesh, whether done with a rig or a wax nectar collector, is complete without it. When you inhale, the vapor goes through the filter to remove harmful contaminants, giving you the cleanest, most flavorful hits you’ll want to experience over and over.

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