Top 5 Absolute Best Dab Torches (Updated for September 2018!)

When it comes to dabbing, one of the most important tools in your possession is a reliable butane torch. This article will help you find a dab torch that will suit all of your heating needs! No need to lurk around the internet trying to do research on every torch around. Our team went ahead and reviewed the best butane torches for dabs.

At the end of the day, any of these torches would be a worthwhile investment for dabbers. But our experts took under consideration practicality, worth, reliability, and durability to compile a list that will leave you satisfied with a reliable heating method to get dabbing fast!

 

The Top 5

Blazer GT8000 Big Shot Butane Torch

Blazer torches has most definitely built up a name for itself in the dabbing industry. These are some of the absolute most reliable torches that you can find. Specifically, the GT8000 creates a direct, powerful and precise flame that heats up fast.

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Best Features:

  • Continuous flame time of about 35 minutes
  • Max temperature of 2,500 degrees
  • Gas flow adjustment (adjust flame size)
  • Brass flame nozzle, safe and reliable
  • FAN FAVORITE

 

Newport Zero 6″ Butane Torch – Black

This torch has been my go-to for a few years now. Newport knows how to make sturdy, steady, powerful and affordable torches for new and veteran dabbers alike. The classic 6 inch Zero model is one of the most popular butane torches on the market.



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Best Features:

  • Comfortable grip and feel
  • Lightweight and durable
  • About 40 minutes of consistent burn time
  • Piezo ignition (self-igniting)

 

Blazer GB2001 Self-Igniting Butane Micro-Torch

The Blazer GB2001 was meant to do some serious work. It’s self-igniting and a perfect micro-size so it’s perfect for travel. This thing is durable and since its a Blazer torch, you know it’s reliable quality. It produces a strong and mighty flame to take a nice hot dab. The textured grip is super comfortable, and makes you feel a lot more secure when holding a torch.

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Best Features:

  • 6.8 oz (lightweight and  durable)
  • Textured grip
  • Powerful 2500F flame
  • Adjustable temperature control

 

Newport Multifunction Butane Torch Lighter

Newport has another great torch that is perfect for dabbing.  With a jumbo size, this flame is powerful and will apply an immense amount of heat to your nail, making it all toasty and ready-to-go. The fresh chrome gold with black accents looks stunning, providing a royal feel for a stellar torch.


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Best Features:

  • Jumbo size for max power
  • Lock button
  • Piezo ignition
  • Easy refill
  • Golden color looks dope
  • (Pro’s choice)

Professional Culinary Torch (Butane) Kitchen Cooking Tool

You may not be intending to use this torch for making creme brulee, but this torch will do exactly what we need it to.  Complete with an easy-to-use tip, you’ll be able to easily refill when it is time for more butane.  This will allow for the dabbing to never stop! It is also a very reasonably priced product for those on a budget!

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Best Features:

  • Child resistant lock for safety
  • Ergonomic design
  • Powerful and adjustable throttle flame
  • Durable metal body

What To Look For in 2018

Many aspects need to be considered when selecting a torch for dabbing. Ultimately, there are four main points to be considered when comparing products. These are our main points when individually assessing each torch.

Tank size

The most inconvenient thing to happen when you are about to take a fat dab is running out of fuel. Stopping everything you are doing just to refill on butane is not something you want to be consistently doing.  A torch that holds a good amount of butane is vital.

Flame size/power

You need to get your nail extremely hot if your dabbing. Upwards of hundreds of degrees. The only way to do that is with a powerful flame that will heat the entire nail. Nothing is worse than wasting a dab because you tried taking it too cold. Temperature is probably the single most important aspect when looking for a good dab torch.

Durability

Making an investment in a butane torch, you expect you to get your money’s worth and be able to use it for a long amount of time.  You expect to use it thousands of time, again and again, you don’t want your torch to stop working in anyway. Make sure the safety won’t break, the nozzle is reliable and the head continues to produce a large, vibrant flame.

Looks

Gotta dress to impress, ya feel? My favorite torches always have sleek designs that look absolutely sick. Personally, I like dark colored torches with light highlights, but ultimately your style is up to you.

You want it to look great when you aren’t even using it and it’s sitting on your dab mat. There are all kinds of varieties and patterns available so make sure to look around for the your favorite.

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