Thorinder Grinder Review

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With so many herb grinders that look damn near identical to one another it is refreshing to see a company like After Grow take design seriously.  Their Thorinder Grinder offers a unique take on grinder design and makes it stand out from all the other weed grinders for sale today.

After Grow has a website that is as unique as their grinder.  Check it out if you want to do additional research apart from this review.

With the unique branding around Thorinder it is surprising how little social media is being done around this product.  Searching Youtube there are only a few decent videos reviewing the Thorinder, and to date they have less than 150 likes on their Facebook Page.

On top of this the Thorinder is not a top selling herb grinder on Amazon.  Let’s dig a bit deeper to see if we can find out why this grinder isn’t getting more attention.

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Grinder Design

Hole Pattern

 

Without a doubt one of the most interesting characteristics of the Thorinder Grinder is the hole pattern.  Most herb grinders have a hole patterns that are exclusively made up of little circles that allow for the herb to fall to the second chamber.

That is not the case with Thorinder.  The first set of holes are actually shaped like lightening bolts, which does give the grinder cool styling and sets it apart from its competitors.

However, from a functional perspective these special design features do little to improve the actual grinding experience.  And with an expensive price tag it is important for Thorinder to not only look different but to perform differently from cheaper grinders.

Teeth

 

The teeth on the Thorinder are some of the best we’ve seen on any herb grinder.  This is where the Thorinder really excels.  You can tell that the teeth were design for optimum grinding.  The teeth that align the lid are curved with sharp ends similar the curved teeth found on some sharks.

On the second piece of the Thorinder are teeth that are shaped similarly to a comma.  What we mean by that is there is one side of the tooth that is sharp while the other side is flat.

Putting these two teeth designs together makes for a beautifully ground herb that is even and ready to smoke.

Other Design Components

There are several design components that are unique to the Thorinder.

First off, the Thorinder has a smooth finish on the outside, which is certainly different from the traction embedded design that most other herb grinders feature to enhance grip.  We are not sure why the makers of Thorinder decided to not have traction on their grinder, but for most it will not make a big difference.

As you can see from the pictures, the lid of the Thorinder actually has a clear top so you can actually watch as your herb is ground.  Another feature that we don’t feel is necessary, but does make the grinder look cool.

Price

Price is where Thorinder becomes a pretty divisive grinder, and why we believe the Thorinder does not sell well overall.

If you check on Amazon, currently the Thorinder grinder is selling for around $50.

While there are certainly more expensive grinders out there, including Phoenician and Compton, those grinders have several features that stand out from Thorinder.  Some of these features include removal screens, being made in the USA, and top notch machining.

Unfortunately, Thorinder is a great looking herb grinder, but just doesn’t have any features that really make it function exceptionally better than a grinder that is $20 cheaper.  This is why we would consider looking at some other less expensive options if you are more concerned with the function of your grinder and don’t care as much about styling.

Variety

Thorinder does offer some variety in regard to color.

Colors

As you can see from the picture to the right the Thorinder comes in five different inside color options including gray, white, orange, blue, and black.

We hope they had a few more colors in the future as we think green and purple would look really great.

Sizes

Thorinder comes in the standard 2.5 inch diameter size and a “mini” size.  For most, the 2.5 inch standard size Thorinder is the way to go as the mini may not hold enough herb to meet the needs of many smokers.

Performance

Thorinder grinder does perform well when it comes to the task of grinding herbs.  You will get a nice even grind with plenty of kief left over when you use this grinder.  We attribute the above average grinding ability of the Thorinder to its unique teeth design.

That said the Thorinder will stick and build up residue over time and will need cleaned on a regular basis.  While typical of most grinders, it is bit more noticeable than we’d like for a grinder in the Thorinder’s price range.

Other Features

One feature from After Grow that we’ve seen from no other weed grinder manufacturers is the ability to buy individual grinder pieces separately.  If you go to the parts section of the Thorinder website you can see where you can buy the individual pieces.

This is actually pretty helpful if you happen to break a piece of your Thorinder Grinder and don’t want to spend the money to buy a completely new unit.

Another cool way that Thorinder stands out from the crowd.

Extras

After Grow’s Thorinder Grinder has the most impressive gift box we’ve ever seen for any grinder.  It is heavy-duty and presents a good amount of showmanship to the unboxing experience.  Check out the video above if you want to see how the gift box opens.

The Thorinder also comes with a top-quality guitar pick scraper that will help you sift through herb and kief.

Summary

What We Like About Thorinder

  • Very cool design and syling makes the Thorinder stand out from the crowd
  • Teeth design is customized and works great when in use
  • Gift box is amazingly high quality
  • Can buy grinder components separately

What We Don’t Like About Thorinder

  • Too expensive for the performance
  • May need cleaned more frequently than other grinders

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SLX Grinder Review

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SLX Grinder

8

Grind

8.5/10

Keif

8.5/10

Quality

8.5/10

Price

6.5/10

When you really think about an herb grinder, it is different in many ways compared to other weed accessories or tools.  In fact, I’d argue that weed grinders most closely resemble a sort of kitchenware.  Herb grinders are designed to grind herbs after all!

A brand called SLX Grinders has taken inspiration from other kitchenwares to improve the performance of the standard herb grinder.  They’ve done this by using non-stick material ceramic coating over the aluminum four-piece grinder.

As a brand SLX is active in social media and can be found at some industry trade shows promoting the unique benefits provided by their non-stick herb grinders.  It is apparent that they are truly committed to their product and making improvements.

With so many grinder brands out there today it is easy to get overwhelmed by all the choices.  Thankfully, we will help you take the guess work out when it comes to SLX Grinders so you’ll have the information you need to make a well researched purchase.

Grinder Design

Non-Stick Coating

As mentioned previously, what really sets SLX Grinders apart from the competition is the ceramic non-stick coating that is meant to help prevent herb from sticking to the wall of the grinder, making it more difficult to turn the lid.

What we really like about this non-stick coating is that it does not include any potential toxic substances like teflon or PTFE.  There are so many potentially dangerous materials that are secretly found in your cooking and smoking accessories (FYI, the dangers of using aluminum grinders is a myth) it is nice that there is peace of mind when using an SLX Grinder.

On a more disappointing note, the non-stick coating does not work as well as we’d hoped.  Not only did we notice this, but other users also have commented that the non-stick coating does not work as advertised.  We hope that SLX continues to improve the coating so that in the future it works better.

At the end of the day you may not be completely satisfied if the main reason you are buying an SLX Grinder is for the non-stick coating.

Teeth

The SLX Grinder has more teeth than any other grinder we’ve reviewed relative to its size.  The grinder has a diameter of 2.4 inches and features an amazing 55 teeth!  To compare, the top rated 2.5 inch Black Tie Grinder has 50 teeth, which is great on its own, but not up to par with the SLX.

Personally, we don’t love the shape of the teeth on the SLX.  They have more of a square shape with sharp edges on one end.  Through our testing at BestGrinder we’ve found that diamond shaped teeth tend to perform best at shredding herb.

Other Design Components

Looking a bit closer you will see that the rest of the components found on the SLX Grinder are consistent with other top of the line grinders.

SLX Grinders come with neodymium magnets that work to keep the lid on while grinding herb so that there are no spills.

The aluminum used in SLX Grinders is aircraft grade and made to last a lifetime.

Lastly, the micron screen is the perfect gage to maximize kief production.  Not only that but the screen is simply placed in the grinder without having to be screwed in, making the SLX 20% shorter than standard four-piece grinders, which enhances portability.

Price

It is safe to say the features and design of the SLX are in the upper echelon of herb grinders.  Due to this you should not be overly surprised that the SLX costs a pretty penny.

In fact, the SLX Grinder is one of the more expensive grinders we’ve ever reviewed, with the home-size coming in at a price point of around $60.

Even with the unique features, it is hard to justify spending this much on the SLX. Outside of the non-stick coating, most of the other features can be found on grinders that run $30.  Given that the non-stick coating has not yet been mastered by SLX, it may be worth considering other cheaper options that do not have the non-stick feature.

This isn’t to say that the SLX is a bad grinder by any means.  On the contrary, the SLX is a great grinder.  It just isn’t the best value.

Variety

If you like color and size variety in your herb grinder, then SLX has you covered.

Sizes

Size-wise, the SLX comes in two versions: the smaller pocket-size (2 inch diameter) and home-size (2.5 inch diameter).  If you plan to take this on the road and grind small amounts of herb then consider the pocket. Otherwise, we’d go with the larger home-size as it is still not huge.

Colors

If you are like us, you like your world to be a bit more colorful.  Having fun colors in your life perks you up and gets you excited for the possibilities of the day.

SLX Grinders must share this mindset as well as they offer their grinders in many different colors.  Currently, SLX sells their grinders in the following colors: silver, gray, yellow, purple, green, black, and gold.  With all these color options you can get the perfect SLX that fits your personality.

Performance

The SLX Grinder performs very well save for the non-stick coating.  It is not to say the non-stick doesn’t work, but it just is not significantly better than other grinders.

However, when it comes to grinding herb and collecting kief the SLX is the real deal.  The 55 teeth make shredding a breeze, with the finished product being an evenly ground herb.

Warranty

SLX states on their website that if your grinder is damaged or breaks during normal use that they will send you a replacement part at their discretion.

Note that it would be wise for you to take a look at their replacement policy because SLX is fairly specific about which resellers are considered legit.  If you buy from someone outside of these resellers or SLX, then SLX clearly states they will not honor any replacement claims.

Extras

The SLX does not come with a ton of extras.

You do get the typical scraper to help you sift through kief.  However, you won’t find a carry bag or any fancy gift box with this grinder.  Hopefully, they’ll add these in the future as most other grinders at this price point do offer some pretty neat extras.

Summary

What We Like About SLX

  • Non-stick ceramic coating contains no toxic chemicals or ingredients
  • SLX Grinders come in many different sizes and colors
  • 55 teeth is the most we’ve seen on a standard size grinder
  • Grinder components are good quality

What We Don’t Like About SLX

  • Non-stick coating doesn’t work all that well
  • SLX Grinders are expensive
  • No extras come with SLX Grinders

The Final Grind

SLX is built on a great concept of developing an herb grinder that is non-stick.  As you know many herb grinders get gunk built up over time making them difficult to use and require frequent cleaning.

Unfortunately, SLX has not mastered the technology to create a non-stick herb grinder and what is left is a very overpriced average herb grinder that does not have anything particularly special going for it.

Best Weed Containers

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Stash jars are an important piece of every stoner’s toolbox.

While we specialize in reviewing the best weed grinders on the planet, we also know that herb grinders are not the only thing a stoner needs in their arsenal.  One of the most important tools for all smokers is a quality weed container.

For those who don’t know, weed containers are used to store your stash in an airtight environment to keep your bud fresh.  Over time herb tends to lose its potency, especially if it is not properly stored in an airtight weed container.  This becomes very valuable when you have a decent size stash that you might not get to smoke immediately.

When it comes to the best weed containers you really want to find a storage jar that utilizes ultraviolet protected glass.  This glass has a tent to it that keeps out the harmful THC sucking UV light from entering the container and sapping your stash.

Another factor to consider when you buy a herb container is size.  Many of the best weed containers come in varying sizes to meet your individual needs.  If you are a heavy smoker who generally smokes in your home, then we recommend a larger container.  However, if you smoke out and about and need something portable, then pick up a smaller size.

How to Use a Weed Container

There are not many products out there that are more simple than a weed container.  Simply put your stash in the container and tighten the lid of the jar.  When you are ready to blaze take out what you need and get to work.  That’s it!

Pro Tip: Be sure to pick up a great herb grinder in addition to your stash container as having an even grind is vital to getting the most of out your herb.

The Best Weed Containers: Our 4 Best Picks

 

1. Herb Preserve

Our first pick for best weed container is the Herb Preserve container brand.

Herb Preserve containers are made from top of the line ultraviolet resistant glass and come in several different sizes.

When it comes to size options Herb Preserve comes in 2 ounces, 500Ml, 250Ml, 50Ml, and even a 15Ml pocket size.

Not only are these containers airtight but they are also smell proof.  That is great when you are out with your stash but you don’t want to draw too much of the wrong type of attention.

In the unlikely event that you are unhappy with an Herb Preserve weed container they allow a 30 day no questions asked return window.

2. Dope Turtle

Our second pick for best weed container comes from Dope Turtle.  First off, can we just say we love the name dope turtle, it is just so….dope!

At any rate, the name is not the only thing we like about Dope Turtle.  They also make a mean weed storage container.  Dope Turtle uses imported dutch glass for to make their containers making quality a priority.

Like the Herb Preserve, the Dope Turtle is ultraviolet resistant and also smell proof.  These two factors are probably the most important features to look for in a weed container, and Dope Turtle is able to check both of those off the list with confidence.

Dope Turtle also comes in either a 100Ml container, or a package that contains three smaller 15Ml jars.

All Dope Turtle jars comes with a 100% return guarantee without any time limit stated!

3. MedTainer

Probably the most innovative weed stash jar on our list is the MedTainer.  In fact, not only is the MedTainer a good weed container, but it also has a small grinder within the design.

There are three pieces to the MedTainer.  Two of the pieces make up the child proof storage container that works well in terms of protecting herb.  But there is a third piece that fit within the container that has sharp spikes that act a grinder when this piece is turned.

While we generally recommend you invest in a good herb grinder to tackle the job of properly grinding your herb, the Medtainer can stand in if you are between grinders or on the road.

Priced at around $9, the Medtainer is a great value for someone looking for versatility.  On the negative side, the Medtainer just doesn’t do as good a job protecting or grinding herb like other tools that are designed to handle one task exclusively.

4. Herb Guard Weed Container

Our final entry in the four best weed containers is the Herb Guard.  This herb storage jar can match up with the likes of Dope Turtle and Herb Preserve, and we really like their styling.

As is the case with the other quality herb containers on this list, Herb Guard comes equipped to handle UV light with out issue and is smell proof.

There are a lot of extras that come with your Herb Guard purchase.  These include a resealable travel bag, smudge removing cloth, and extra jar labels.

The largest size weed container sold by Herb Guard is 1 liter, that’s a lot of herb!

Zip Grinders Review

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Zip Grinders

8.3

Grind

8.0/10

Keif

8.0/10

Quality

8.0/10

Price

9.0/10

One of the more popular herb grinder brands to hit the world of e-commerce is Zip Grinders.  Zip Grinders focuses on producing a lot of different types of grinders so that there is a Zip Grinder to match everyone’s style.

Zip Grinders Mega Crusher

Mega Crusher Grinder

Some of Zip’s more popular grinders include their “Mega Crusher” grinder, which is a four-piece grinder that has a clear extra-large storage chamber.  According to Zip Grinders, the Mega Grinder holds up to six tablespoons of herb.  If you are someone looking for a grinder that can act as a storage container and can hold a ton of herb, then the Mega Grinder is a great option.

Pagoda Tower Grinder

One of Zip Grinder’s more unique grinder designs is the Pagoda Tower Grinder.  The Pagoda Tower Grinder brings an Oriental fusion and feel to the world of herb grinders.  It is a four-piece grinder that is made from aero-space aluminum.  On the negative side, the Pagoda Tower Grinder has fewer teeth than our top rated grinders, so we fear that the grinder may not be as fine as some of the better weed grinders out there.

When it comes to color options, the Pagoda Tower Grinder comes in black and gold.  So, if you are a Steelers fan like me then you are in luck.  If you are aren’t then that’s just too bad, isn’t it?  Ha!

Pagoda Grinder

Designer Grinders

Moving beyond these two grinders, Zip Grinders also has a ton of different generic four-piece aluminum grinders with designs on the top.  These vary from designs with wolves, owls, fractals, hearts, and other psychedelic images.

Zip Grinders with designs on the top tend to be 2.25″ wide and made from either zinc or aluminum.  We would recommend these to smokers who want a grinder with a more unique look without giving up much in terms of quality.

Pricing on the design grinders is also very reasonable coming in at around $20.

Zip Grinder Quality

The silver section with the grinder teeth show that this grinder uses two-piece separate pieces of aluminum.

On top of the incredible variety of grinders that Zip Grinders have, they all come with a limited lifetime warranty.  If you register your grinder with Zip Grinders then you are covered if your grinder is defective or breaks due to normal wear and tear.

From a quality standpoint Zip Grinders are decent, but not at the elite level of our top rated grinders.  Zip Grinders are good in that they are made from quality aluminum or zinc.  You can be sure that these grinders are well put together and will get the job done for most recreational smokers.

On the other hand there are a few things that we wish Zip Grinders would do to make their products better.  The teeth designs on many of their grinders is lacking in terms of the number of teeth and set up.  To get the optimal grind for your herb you’ll want a grinder with more teeth.

Also, most Zip Grinders use two-pieces of aluminum.  You can tell because the teeth are a different color than the outer shell.  This means the section of the grinder with the teeth was glued onto the shell of the grinder, meaning it could separate after using over time.  Because of this we generally recommend herb grinders used with a single piece of aluminum like Black Tie Grinders or Space Case.

Wrapping Up

So there you have it.  Zip Grinders has one of the widest and deepest product lines for any herb grinder company out there.  Their grinders are quality, but not in the elite class of weed grinders.  Pricing for these grinders is reasonable and pretty much anyone can afford to pick one up.

If you like the designs of Zip Grinders then you should buy one.  On the other hand, if you care most about quality and performance over looks and design then go with one of our top three herb grinder choices.

The Final Grind

Zip Grinders focuses on having a large variety of low cost average quality grinders.

The grinders offered by Zip certainly get the job done, but at the end of day provide nothing special.  If you want a decent cheap grinder, then Zip is a fine choice.  If you are willing to spend a bit more for an increase in quality and features then we recommend looking elsewhere.

Ready to buy? I recommend purchasing on Amazon.com

How To Clean an Herb Grinder

Probably the most important factor to consider once you’ve got the perfect herb grinder is to figure out how to make it last as long as possible. The key to keeping an herb grinder in tip top shape really comes down to regular cleanings.

If you use your grinder on a regular basis like we do, then you know that over time kief and residue can gunk up your grinder in its teeth and grooves. Getting this material off your grinder will get it back to running like new.

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Anti-Cannabis Propaganda: Marijuana Stomach Illness

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Over the last week or so there’s been an influx of news outlets “reporting” on a mysterious stomach illness related to heavy marijuana use that is supposedly rising in states that have legal cannabis.  Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome has been linked to long-term heavy use of cannabis and results in “non-stop nausea and stomach pain that can sometimes last up to a month.”  Treatment for this condition includes hot showers and baths.

Based on the reports seen on countless local news stations and even CBS National News, emergency room visits for this condition have risen from about 40 per year to almost 90 at the University of Colorado Hospital.  So, it went from about one person per week to just under two.

Before we break this down, I want to make one thing clear.  We are not dimensioning the pain and suffering from those who have had this condition.  We recognize and respect that a minority of heavy cannabis smokers could develop Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome.

At the same time there is a responsibility of the media and others with a voice to put this condition in it’s proper perspective, rather than exposing us to a anti-cannabis agenda that is being bought and paid for by big pharma.

Out of all the outcomes that result from using cannabis on a daily basis, it would seem that Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome would be one of the worst.  On the other hand, let’s take a look at the worst outcome from the overuse of opioids: death.  In fact, 33,091 people died from opioid overdoses in 2016 alone.  Over the previous millennia there continues to be exactly zero deaths caused by cannabis.

We are comparing these two substances because of their use in the treatment of similar conditions, especially chronic pain.

Now if you put statistics like these side-by-side without the name of each substance and asked which one should be legal, there is no doubt that any reasonable human being would vote in favor of cannabis recognizing the deadly alternative of opioids.

It seems to me that all our efforts should be focused on solving the very real opioid epidemic, and less time writing hit pieces on what could very well be the savior substance for those who fall prey to opioid addiction.

We have already shown visitors of bestgrinder.net about all the conditions that cannabis is able to treat safely and with minimal side effects.

A message to the media: stop being the mouthpiece for the pharmaceutical industry and do your job with dignity.

Review of the Platinum Grinder

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Platinum Herb Grinder

7.8

Grind

8.0/10

Keif

8.0/10

Quality

6.0/10

Price

9.0/10

With the rise of Amazon and online shopping, new grinder brand have arisen that sell exclusively online.  Platinum Grinders is one of these brands that you won’t find in stores, but are available for sale on Amazon.

Due to cutting out the retail middle man, grinders are now cheaper than ever as the brands can sell directly to consumers.

Platinum Grinders takes full advantage of this by being one of the most affordable grinder brands on the market today.  And overall their grinders are of decent quality.  You won’t be getting any extras with a Platinum Grinder and they do come up a bit short compared to higher priced Black Tie and Space Case Grinders, but that doesn’t mean they are a bad option for those who are short on cash.

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Price

The price point and quality balance make the Platinum Grinder very appealing to many folks looking for a quality grinder on the cheap.  At the time of this writing you can pick up a 2.5″ Platinum Grinder for only $17.

Most similarly sized grinder will cost you at least $20 a pop.  If you want a USA made 2.5″ grinder then you should expect to pay over $50.  With that in mind it shouldn’t be a surprise that Platinum Grinder is the best selling good quality grinder brand on Amazon.

Design

There is nothing all that exciting about the design of the Platinum Grinder.  It has the standard four piece design and the outside is made from anodized aluminum.  The inside is made of another piece of silver aluminum material, which is of lower quality compared to higher priced grinders that are made from a single piece of aluminum.

As with other four piece aluminum grinders, the Platinum Grinder has two pieces with diamond shaped teeth, a second compartment for the ground herb to reside, and then a filtering screen and pollen catcher compartment for kief.

Variety

Platinum Grinders only come in one size and color.  If you are looking for a specific color or size of a grinder without spending a ton of money we recommend looking into Cali Crusher Grinders.

Performance

Platinum Grinders perform well considering there are two separate pieces of aluminum that make up the grinder.  The herb is ground up finely by this piece.

However, we are concern about the long-term durability of this grinder due to the two pieces of aluminum that are glued together.  Because of this we recommend spending $10 and getting a superior Black Tie Grinder that is made up of a single piece of aluminum.

Warranty

A strength of Platinum Grinders is that they come with a lifetime warranty.  So, if your Platinum Grinder breaks over time during normal use then you can replace it for a new one for free!

Extras

It should come as no surprise that as a value grinder the Platinum Grinder does not come with an extras.  You will not find any extra scrapper, custom design box, or carry pouch.  Platinum Grinders are best for those who simply want a decent grinder and are looking to save some money.

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The Final Grind

Platinum Grinder is one of the best selling herb grinders on the Amazon marketplace.  From our testing we suggest that the main reason for this is the Platinum Grinder’s affordable price.

In terms of quality, the Platinum Grinder is good, but certainly not up to par with the best herb grinders.  If looking for the best grinders in terms of performance look closer at Space Case, Phoenician, and Black Tie.

For those wanting a decent grinder at a really great price then Platinum Grinders are a solid choice.

Ready to buy? I recommend purchasing at Amazon.com

Compton Grinder Review

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If you are a fan of the urban feel of the streets and gangsta rap, then Compton Grinders may just be the herb grinder brand for your taste.

These are premium made in the USA grinders that come in many colors and sizes.

Compton grinders also come in many size and piece options from 2-piece grinder all the way up to the standard 4-piece three chamber grinders.  They also have features that are exclusive to Compton Grinders that help set them apart from other grinder companies.  Let’s take a look at what makes Compton Grinders unique.

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Material

As with almost all premium herb grinder brands, Compton Grinders are made from anodized aluminum that helps to prevent scratches and chipping.  Anodizing is different from painting so you don’t have to worry about paint chips finding their way into your herb.

The metal screens that are on the Compton Grinder are made of steel mesh and do a nice job of filtering the best pieces of kief into the kief chamber.

Most of the Compton Grinders come in a small or medium size.  The small version of the Compton Grinders have a diameter of 2 inches.  A grinder this size is best used for light smokers and for smaller amounts of bud.  Medium size Compton Grinders have a diameter of 2.5 inches, which is a more standard size found with many other grinders.

Overall, the materials used on Compton Grinders are high quality and potential customers should feel confident in what they are buying.

Design

Compton Grinders have really three features that help them stand out from other herb grinders.  The first is that Compton Grinders have a nice ergonomic design that allow users to easily grip the grinder without worrying about slippage.

The second cool feature is the removable screen.  Compton Grinders have a small tool that comes with the grinder that allows you to loosen and take out the screen for either cleaning or replacement.  We like the design of this as it allows you to tighten the screen so that it is not at risk of falling out.

Lastly, Compton Grinders has a “loading dock” where there are no teeth on a section of the second piece so that you can place your bud without having to break it down to fit between the teeth.  This is a unique feature to Compton Grinders and something we feel is a very functional improvement from other grinders out there.

Variety

As we mentioned at the top of this article, Compton Grinders come in two main sizes, small and medium.  However, that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the variety you can find with Compton Grinders.  Compton Grinders come in many different colors.  Basically, every color of the rainbow is available for purchase.

Performance

With a name like Compton Grinders, you can be sure these grinders have edge, but they also back it up with quality performance as well.  The removable screen is a nice touch.  The actual grinding action on these grinders is smooth and precise, leaving a quality filtered product left for you to smoke.

Bad Points

Weak Warranty

According to the Compton Grinder website, they have a fairly weak warranty and return policy.  When you compare this warranty to those found from Golden Gate and Black Tie, it just doesn’t hold water.  For Compton Grinders you have 30 days to return the product.  However, they do not accept returns from a defective item if it has been used, which would make up the majority of return claims.

We don’t feel that this means that Compton has a bad product that they don’t feel confident in, it just seems a bit too restrictive.

Price

Compton Grinders come with a hefty price tag.  Usually, there medium sized grinder costs somewhere between $60 and $75.  Most of this extra cost is from the Made in the USA factor.  If this is something you value highly then by all means Compton is a great grinder.  But if you don’t mind your grinder being made overseas there are other great grinders that are more reasonably priced.

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