How to process goo from butane extraction


How do process this to oil, or shatter? 1st time trying butane extraction after a friend gave me a “honeybee” open extractor.

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@Covertgrower the resident BHO expert

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You probably don’t have a vacuum oven to allow it to purge the butane from the extract. If you have capability to gently heat it, (cable box maybe?) I would allow it to offgas for a few days before consuming end product. Extract color looks good though!
Thanks for the tag @Underthestairs!

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I watched this guy a few times he has a few good videos about butane concentrates and some other things.

I have a buddy that does that. He has a heavy glass tube thats open wide on 1 end and has a small hole on the other end. He grinds up, packs it tight into to tube. Then he uses a rubber band and doubles a non bleached coffee filter over the end. He then takes a can of butane and ot geta sprayed down through the small hole. Wear a glove because the glass gets ice cold. Release the entire can through it. When it finishes dripping through the filter, constantly move it around with a razor until all the bubbles stop. The bubbles are the butane releasing and evaporating.


Here are the glass extraction tubes.

What changes it to “crumble”? I’m gently heating it and its still off gassing (making bubbles). BTW,
I used bud that was accidentally pollinated by a hermorphidite, after deseeding and some early white widow bud that was showing signs of bud rot. Approximately 24 grams. Is the weed from the tube after extracting now trash?

I would recommend using only consumable flower that’s considered safe. Any product containing mold should not be used.

To get crumble extract, soak times, as well as trichome quality, and vacuum purging temperatures have a factor on what your end product looks like.
Short soak time, (open blasting would be a short soak time) with gentle heating with vacuum (under 80°F) will most likely give you a crumble product. A lot of factors involved to get to the end product you desire.
The end product “texture” isn’t as important to me as long as quality is there. Terpene and cannabinoid content is most important to me, and when those are higher you usually end up with a “saucy” extract instead of a crumble.
One thing I learned is no extraction is exactly the same even when you’re using the same strain. Uniformity will come with practice, and following your last procedure exactly.
So don’t be surprised if it comes out differently from one extraction from another.

Oh hell no! I can see it now…me running down the street like Richard Pryor, hair on fire screaming like a banshee!

Yeah, I don’t mess with that s#@t. I sift and make cheese and the last of all the leftovers go to make cannabutter.

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Wouldn’t ever have thought if that. What kinds?

I use a blow dryer on high heat it will totally stop bubbling when all the butane is worked out of it. It will also go a little more of a brown look than what it looks now. I just stir it around and leave the blow dryer blowing into the bowl or on the mat I extract on.