In modern day dabbing, one of your most essential tools needed to partake in a dab, is a torch. Now, I know what you are thinking, butane or propane, and which is the better choice for dabbing? In this article we are going to discuss the pros and cons of Butane and Propane and figure out which one comes out on top!
A butane torch is simply just a regular torch, lighter, or campfire torch that burns using butane as fuel. These torches are typically refillable or easily changed out.
A propane torch is just a torch that burns using propane as fuel. These torches are typically refillable or easily changed out. You usually can find these in a hardware store and in the camping section.
As many different pros and cons as there are when it comes to using butane or propane, these are some things you should know while we are at it.
|Less expensive||More costly|
|Burns slow and low||Burns hot and fast|
So like butane and propane have differences, they also have some general similarities.
|Flame is identical to propane but leaves a residue behind.||Flame is identical to butane and leaves a residue behind.|
|Refillable and essential for dabbing||Refillable and essential to dabbing.|
After reading this article, the most obvious choice for what you should choose, is butane. Butane is the clear winner with more pros than cons and is safe and effective for dabbers all over. Propane is not recommended due to how harsh it can be on your quarts, lungs, and concentrates.