The Stoner’s Dab Rig Starter Kit

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June 21, 2019 By Stoner

So, you’re looking to get into the exciting world of dabbing concentrates, and are looking for a great place to start. This dab rig starter kit has everything you need to get started dabbing.

In this guide, we break down each component of the HelpingPot Dab Rig Starter Kit, explaining their features, what makes them great, and why it is handy to have around.

After that, we point you to some resources that can help you customize your own dab rig kit by comparing some of the best dab rig nails, rigs, dabber tools, dab accessories, and more!

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Best Dab Rig Starter Kit 2019

1. Diamond Glass Waffle Perc Dab Rig


  • 14mm Male Joint
  • 6” Tall
  • 45 Degree Bent Neck
  • Vertical Downstem
  • Waffle Percolator (Jolly Rancher)
  • 90 Degree 14mmFemale Quartz Banger Included
  • Thick Glass

What We Like About This Dab Rig for Beginners:

Diamond Glass is one of the best bong and dab rig brands on the market, creating sturdy and durable, thick glass dab rigs. This makes them great for beginners who may drop them a few times.

On top of that, we really like this starter dab rig because of these features:

  • Perfect travel size
  • Smart design allows for very cool smoke
  • Waffle percolator for smooth hits
  • Solid quartz banger
  • Standard size joint

Overall, this piece is the type that you can easily swap out dab rig accessories on as needed. It accepts a very universal size, making it very easy to customize. It is not too complex in design, keeping price affordable, yet is still durable and high performing, making this a great value on a dab rig for beginners.

2. 90 Degree Quartz Banger (14mm Female)

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This rig comes with a 14mm Female Quartz banger. For those of you who don’t know what the heck that means, it is the attachment you see on top of the rig. “Female” means that it fits on top of the joint of the rig, and 14mm describes the diameter of the hole.

What We Like About This Quartz Banger for Beginners

The bonus of this rig is that it comes with a really nice quartz banger that fits it perfectly. As time goes on, you may want to use another type of dab rig accessory to smoke out of, such as a dab nail or reclaim. This quartz banger is easy to take off, clean, and find replacements for thanks to its standard size.

Aside from that, we also like this banger because of its:

  • Great heat tolerance
  • Ability to hold heat over time
  • Large dish
  • Deep dish
  • Thick quartz

Overall, this is a sturdy and dependable quartz banger that should last you a long time if you treat it right. Sometimes with dab kits, you often get an attachment that is not up to par, so the company can keep costs down, at Best Gifts For Stoners, we only provide our Stoners with the best gear on the market.

For more information on joint sizes, you should check out our Complete Guide to Bongs for Beginners. One section outlines everything you need to know about bong and dab rig accessory sizing and how to find the right fit for your piece.

3. Triple Jet Dab Torch by Cinderwich

You can’t have a dab rig starter kit without a butane torch to get the party started! This Triple Jet Torch by Cinderwich is an amazing product that made our list of Top 10 Best Dab Torches 2019.

This torch is designed to be safe, efficient on gas usage, heat things evenly, easy to travel with, easy to replace, and is very affordable. Arguably, this is the only dab torch you will ever need.


  • 5.75″ Tall
  • Made in Savannah, GA
  • 3 Jets
  • Security Locks for Gas
  • Temperature Control
  • Butane Not Included

Why is this a Great Dab Torch for Beginners?

We chose this torch for our dab starter kit because one thing that often plagues new dabbers is damage to their rigs and accessories from torches.

The reason this happens so often is because they do not understand how to find the Best Temperature for Dabbing, and they also don’t understand the process of seasoning a dab nail, banger, etc… Lastly, new dabbers frequently struggle to find torches which heat their dab rigs evenly, which can improve the quality of your smoking experience, and the longevity of your pieces.

This torch has three jets which make for extremely easy evenly distributed heating. On top of that, it has great safety features, solid temperature control, easy to replace butane, and fits comfortably in your hand for easy portability.

4. ELEV8 Directional Quartz Carb Cap

Carb caps are one of those things that you never knew you needed for dabbing until you use one for the first time. They help to keep vapors in your rig, allowing you to save TONS of concentrate, and also get much tastier, more potent hits.

This particular carb cap is simple in design and very durable. The “directional” part of this carb cap comes in the form of the little tail on the end of it, which allows you to move concentrates around while they are in your rig, in order to get even heating, and smoother hits with less resin build up over time.


  • 1.75″ Long
  • Portable
  • Quartz Carb Cap
  • Scientific Glass

Why We Added a Carb Cap to Our Dab Rig Starter Kit

Look, to be completely honest with you, this is not something you need in order to smoke dabs. But much like adding a filter to your joints, or having a bong with an ice pinch, it is equally convenient when dabbing. Carb caps are that much of a game changer.

The amount of concentrates you will save over time alone make carb caps worth the purchase. On to of that, the effect they have on taste, along with the way they cut down resin build-up make them a great thing to have around. Don’t make the same mistake we did and take 3 years of dabbing before finding out what they hype is about.

5. Titanium Two-Sided Dabber Tool

Dabber tools make dabbing much easier, giving you a simple way to transfer extracts from your containers to your rig. They are a necessity for any dab starter kit, as they also allow you to get the most out of your dabbing experience by moving around your concentrates to heat them more efficiently.

We chose titanium because it is much more durable and long-lasting than ceramic and quartz alternatives. They are also much less likely to be damaged as a result of quick changes in temperature.

Why this Dabber Tool Made the Cut for Our Dab Starter Kit

This dabber is a perfect size, about 4.75” long. It has two sides, a rounded one that can be used for scooping, and a flatter side that is used for moving extracts around in your rig. Overall, this is a very sturdy dabber tool that will last you a long time.

6. Ceramic Dab Nail

Dab nails offer another way to smoke out of your dab rig. This is a great addition to your dab rig starter kit because it is easy to use, and a much different smoking experience than using a quartz banger.

Generally speaking, dabbing using a nail is a lot faster, makes less of a mess (if done right), and is usually used for quicker, smaller dabs. This is a quick and easy way to smoke when you are on the go. This ceramic nail fits perfectly to the dab rig in our kit (14mm male joint).

Why We Chose this Nail for the Dab Rig Bundle Kit

When it comes down to it, some people prefer titanium vs. ceramic nails. Other people prefer ceramic, while others prefer e-nails or even the rare quartz nail.

Personally, we prefer ceramic nails above titanium because while they are more sensitive to changes in temperature and take longer to heat up, they also hold heat longer, and have a much better taste. Titanium nails tend to leave a poor taste and can be overheated easily, which can cause them to be worthless and not work properly.

We wrote a comprehensive guide Comparing the Types of Dab Nails not that long ago. Check it out for an in-depth look at the pros and cons of each type of nail to figure out if this is the best choice for you.

7. Sesh Supply Oil Slick Dab Concentrate Container

Just like with herbs, with oils and extracts, you need a smell-proof and durable place to store them that is easy to carry around and conceal.

These oil slick containers are exactly what you need in order to get the job done. They are made of durable silicone, which is completely dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.

On top of that, they come in three color options; green, yellow and white. These containers are medium sized, about 1” in diameter, and ½” tall. They can fit about 3.5g of concentrate each.

Other Great Resources to Get Started With Dabbing

If this is your first dab rig kit, you may have a few more questions, or just want to find more resources before making a purchase. No worries, we have tons of resources for you to learn from:

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Wrapping it Up – Stoners Dab Rig Starter Kit

We worked hard to put together what we feel is the best dab rig starter kit with a torch on the market. If you are new to the world of dabbing, welcome! We help Stoners to find the best gear on the market for their needs.

Whether this is the right dab kit for you or not, we thank you for reading our blog and hope to see you again soon. If you’d like us to send you notifications when we get or review new dabbing gear and more, join our newsletter.

Please leave us a comment with any questions you may have or your thoughts on the package. What other dabbing kits have you purchased? How do they compare in price, performance, and value? Let us know!

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