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How To Roll A Pinner Joint: Step-by-Step Guide

What is a Pinner Joint? And How To Roll One

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How To Roll A Pinner Joint: Step-by-Step Guide

If you want to expand your joint-rolling game, consider rolling and smoking a pinner joint. Here’s everything you need to know.

Wondering how to roll a pinner joint? Are you sick of smoking bowls? For most weed lovers, rolling a joint is part of the basics. But there are many different kinds of joints to choose from. Some are fairly simple to roll, while others get a bit more complicated and require more skill.

No matter what kind of joint you are rolling, it might help to purchase a joint rolling kit. These typically come with everything you’ll need, from grinders to filters and papers. It also makes sense to get the best rolling paper possible so you work with good material. You can store these in smell-proof stash cases.

How to Roll A Pinner Joint: A Quick Introduction

What is a Pinner Joint? And How To Roll One

Sometimes called a “percy joint,” a pinner joint is essentially a tightly-rolled, small, and thin joint that resembles a cig. There a few unique benefits to smoking pinner joints. For one, some consider them to be visually “perfect” joints. The bud is evenly spread throughout, so you get a nice, tight, even smoke. Plus they’re symmetrical and beautiful to look at, which will impress almost anyone in your smoke circle. Many stoners argue that they draw better and smoother than a fatter joint.

To roll a pinner joint, you’ll need:

Now that you’ve got all your supplies together, it’s time to roll a pinner joint. Here’s a step-by-step guide to know how to roll a pinner joint.

Step 1: Position The Filter

Place the filter, or crutch, at one end of your rolling paper. Crutches ensure that your joint keeps its cylindrical shape. They also help to stabilize your pinner joint while you’re rolling and adding weed. Plus, it helps filter the smoke when you’re puffing on your finished joint. You can either make your own filter or purchase them pre-rolled.

Step 2: Fill The Paper With Bud

Grind your bud. Then, holding the rolling paper so it forms a U-shaped trough, arrange your herb evenly inside the paper. Sometimes people rush this part, but don’t be too impatient. Not only should your bud be finely chopped and ground, it should be evenly spaced out so that rolling process will be as easy as possible.

Step 3: Shape Your Pinner Joint

Gently roll the herb-filled paper back and forth between your fingers. As you go, gently compress the herb down so that it begins taking on a cylindrical shape.

Step 4: Finish Shaping Your Pinner Joint

Roll the joint until the edge of the paper that’s closest to you is wrapped around the weed. Make sure to roll extra tightly to ensure a smooth smoking experience. This extra-tight roll is a key feature of a pinner joint, so be sure you get it right. Now, starting at the crutch, begin to tuck in from the mouthpiece.

Step 5: Seal It Shut

Lick the glue strip and press it down into place, sealing your pinner joint shut. Again, take your time! Make sure everything is as tight and packed in as possible.

Now, push in the rest of the crutch. You can lick the end of the crutch so it adheres better to the rolling paper and prevents it from falling out later on. To be sure it’s seated all the way inside the joint, drop the crutch down on a hard surface several times. This allows gravity to work and ensures that the weed disperses evenly.

Step 6: Spark It Up

Pinch the other end of the pinner joint shut. Give the joint a quick shake back and forth. Twist the end and seal it closed. At this point, you’ve got a finished pinner joint, and you know what that means: Time to smoke that sh*t.

Final Hit: How To Roll A Pinner Joint?

The most important thing to remember when rolling a pinner joint is to make sure that the bud is evenly distributed throughout the joint. The less lumpy and bumpy your weed, the better a pinner you’ll end up making. And the less air inside the pinner joint, the more evenly your pinner joint will burn. Remember that you’ll get better with practice. Happy smoking!

Julia Rubin

Julia Rubin is a Brooklyn-based author. Her work has appeared in publications like the North American Review, The Lascaux Review, and Sierra Nevada Review, and she has written for a variety of online media companies like AllDay and Wetpaint Entertainment

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