August 3, 2023 12:00 pm ETEstimated Read Time: 5 Minutes
Not exactly a new invention, electric grinders are continuing to evolve as technology advances.
Finding a good grinder can be much harder than it sounds. There are loads of different brands on the market and a plethora of different styles of grinders to choose from. The hand grinder is a popular choice, but they can be a real pain in the… wrist; yeah, wrist, that’s it. Today’s modern stoner deserves much better which brings us to electric and battery-powered herb grinders.
Now, you might be thinking, who needs a grinder when I have a coffee grinder? Don’t go grab that bad boy and start grinding your herb. You might not want to smoke coffee. Burnt coffee contains the known carcinogen acrylamide. Avoid all that and invest in a good, high-quality electric and battery-powered herb grinder.
Don’t know where to start? Let’s look at some of the most popular electric and battery-powered herb grinders currently on the market.
9 Popular Electric and Battery-Powered Powered Ways to Get Your Grind On
A great little starter grinder to get you going in the world of electric grinders is the Vigor. It will let you see the ease and convenience of an electric grinder and determine if spending more on one is a good idea for you. At around $12, the Vigor performs exceptionally well, grinding enough bud to twist a doob, pack a ball, or roll a blunt. It comes in a variety of colors, and another great feature is it recharges using a USB cable.
The Easy Grinder makes grinding your herb just that, easy. With the touch of a button, you can grind up to 2 grams of herb. Not only can you grind it, but you can also dispense the herb from this grinder too. A convenient USB rechargeable battery will allow a 1-hour charge to give you an estimated 300 grinds. You can score one of these on Amazon for about $40.
This USB rechargeable grinder looks cool and packs performance. All right, we’ll say it: this is a king among electric grinders. The clear jar lets you see your herbs being ground up in action. At roughly $25, the black and gold King Palm electric grinder is one that will take that work out of breaking up your bud time after time.
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With a list price of about $160, this is one of the more expensive options for an electric grinder. If you look around, you can typically find these on sale for around $110 to $140. This grinder does it all. It grinds your nug and ejects it into a waiting cone. All you have to do is open, pack it up, close it, push a button, then open it and remove your cone. Give your cone a twist on the end, and you’re ready to blaze. All this can be done with just one hand!
This portable USB-powered grinder will grind up to 1 gram of herb. Make grinding your herb a cinch with the Mamba V2. This is a great grinder if you like to pack cones but hate the aches that come with it. Simply grind your bud and use the funnel and packing stick to pack cones like a pro. If the Mamba V2 sounds like the grinder for you, you can score one for around $30 to $40.
With a powerful 24,000 RPM, this is one of the most efficient electric grinders on the list. The Quant electric arm grinder is a beast. The small compact unit will grind up your nug in 10 seconds. There’s also enough storage room to get a few grinds from each full chamber. If you like to have options, this one is worth checking out.
You might not be able to break up bud to roll or pack a bowl, but I bet you can, Wakit. The Wakit grinder is a unique electric grinder that uses stainless steel ball and chain technology rather than blades or teeth. With a list price of $64.99, this electric grinder will break up bud without breaking the bank. It also has a really cool LED light feature that illuminates your bud while the Wakit’s at work.
Enough lollygagging around with a gram at a time. That won’t work for you. If you’re one of those serious smokers that’s an all-day toker looking to get your grind on, you may want to skip the personal grinders and opt for a coffee grinder with variable settings. The Mr. Coffee 12-cup electric coffee grinder is just that. At around $20, this unit performs time and time again. It’ll easily grind an eighth, possibly more. Allowing you to choose between a coarse grind, medium grind, and super fine grind will help you tailor your grind to how you smoke.
As far as electric grinders go, the SHARDOR variable grind coffee grinder will work wonders on your weed too. The stainless steel grinder has variable grind times ranging from 2 seconds to 30 seconds offering coarse to fine grinds each and every time. This grinder is quiet, with a noise level that comes in under 63 decibels. It’s also dishwasher-safe for those who like to keep their grinder clean. Make easy work of your next eighth with the SHARDOR adjustable grinder.
What’s your go-to electric or battery-powered grinder? Have you tried any of the ones on our list? If so, let us know in the comments below!
Ashley Priest is a patient, mother, entrepreneur, and activist that fights to end prohibition globally for a better future for all. Ashley has a passion for sharing education pertaining to the goddess plant known as cannabis. She believes that a single seed can tip the scales and that together through education we can end the stigma that is preventing cannabis from flowering to its full potential globally.
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