As cannabis strains grew exponentially in strength over the past two decades, smart smokers realized that you really only need a hit or two to achieve the desired results. (And if you keep it that way, you can keep your tolerance from skyrocketing as well.)
Cue the rise of the one-hitter pipe, also known as a “bat” or a “chillum,” depending on your lexicon. They first became popular in sneaky cigarette-looking devices before handblown glass forms took over. But now you can also find them in acrylic, quartz, wood, and metal, many of which come in a “dugout,” which is the name for a small kit to hold the pipe, herb, and other tools.
The SilverStick ups both the one-hitter design — relying on aircraft-grade alloy for a sleek and shiny look — and functionality, with small cotton filters to insert inside. The $89 Complete Leather Dugout kit puts one of those standard-sized pipes into a palm-sized brown satchel (with its own filter pocket), complete with a lighter, a bud holder, a smell-reducing pipe cap, and a poker for easy cleaning. Or opt for the SilverStick Slim ($25 by itself), which offers two to three draws but remains rather thin. The company makes a wide range of dugouts as well, and the filters are cheap, just $7.50 for 100.