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How to Grind Weed Without a Grinder

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You’re all ready to pack a bowl or roll a joint but you don’t have a grinder. No worries! You can still break up your weed without one using things you probably already have lying around the house. Try one of the following alternatives to grind your weed so you can get back to smoking ASAP.

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Tip: A shot glass works great for small amounts of weed.

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Variation: Any small container with a lid will work. For instance, you can also use a film canister or a small food storage container that’s used for sauces.

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Tip: A coffee grinder is designed to grind coffee into a fine powder. However, weed is hard to use if it’s ground down into a powder. Instead, you want your weed to be a little bigger than dried herbs typically are.

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Did You Know? To dry out weed, leave it to sit for 5-15 days in a room that’s 60 to 70 °F (16 to 21 °C) with low humidity and good air circulation. Check the weed daily to see if it feels crispy, which means it’s ready. It’s best not to rush this process by using a dehydrator or oven because it will alter the flavor and potency. [16] X Research source

How to Grind Weed Without a Grinder. You're all ready to pack a bowl or roll a joint but you don't have a grinder. No worries! You can still break up your weed without one using things you probably already have lying around the house. Try…

How to Make a Cheap Makeshift Marijuana Grinder

Pill Bottle: One of the Materials

A good grinder can cost as much as 60 dollars and can really burn a hole in someone’s pocket. If you want to make a virtually free grinder you have come to the right place.

Materials you will need:

-Empty Prescription Medicine Bottle

-One Clean Nickel

The idea behind this grinder is you put small nuggets of marijuana in the pill bottle, then drop the nickel in and shake vigorously. As you are shaking, the nickel hits the marijuana nuggets and breaks it up into small fine pieces. Open the bottle and you will find finely ground herb.

This grinding method works best with drier bud.

A guide on how to make a makeshift grinder using a pill bottle and a coin. This is a proven method for the cheap or just to get you out of a sticky situation.