Getting Started With Hopper Labs

You're interested in a Grasshopper but, which one? What do you need to get started and what can wait for later?

If you're on a tight budget look at purchasing our Stainless Steel (SS) device, it is the most bang for your buck. The SS Hopper is a fantastic vaporizer at an incredibly low price. When Hopper Labs first decided to build a better vaporizer, it was important that the price was as low as possible. Even our cheaper models share the same power and functionality as the more expensive units. How does it stack up? Look at the comparison chart below for a price verse average rating of other devices. 

 The Grasshopper is constantly rated equal to or better than these devices. * Image Credit - Vaporizer Wizard

If you have a little more to spend and want to be rocking something slick, the Titanium (TI) Grasshopper or anodized colors are what you need. At a price under $250.00, they are still significantly cheaper than the base models of other manufacturers. Titanium is an awesome material, its strength to weight ratio is almost freaky, and you can't beat the smooth look. What other consumer product has this much TI in it?

If something truly custom is what you're after the Heat Treated Grasshopper might be for you. It is a custom colorized TI hopper, that truly stands out as a piece of art. See our limited selection here.

So you know what type of Hopper you want but, what about accessories? Hopper Labs offers useful accessories, and you'll see more coming in 2017! Here is our ranked list of what to buy first.

  1. Extra Batteries
  2. Performance Front-end (PFE)
  3. Extra Silicone Mouth Piece (SMP)
  4. Glass Cleaning Vial
  5. Extra USB Charger

Here's our logic. The Hopper is a small device, and so is the battery. Grab a spare battery or two as your first accessory. See our full blog post on the Hopper batteries here.

Next, if you already own a water-pipe, bong, or other glass pieces, we highly recommend the PFE. The PFE will transform your very portable Hopper into one of the best home vapes. Huge clouds of water cooled vapor, what's not to be excited about?

An extra SMP will make sharing your Hopper with others a germ-free experience, especially import during these winter months. The Glass Cleaning Vial is just $5.00 and will keep your front-end from getting gummed up. The Extra USB Charger is great for anyone who is on-the-go. Leave one at home and bring your spare so you can charge your hopper off a power pack or any other convenient USB port.

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13 JAN

New Products For January

Jan 13, 2017 / Cleaning

We are pleased to announce two new products, available now, that have been in works for the last few months! One is a simple cleaning aid while the other is an entirely new and custom finish for the Ti Grasshopper.

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12 DEC

Grasshopper Batteries

Dec 12, 2016 / Grasshopper Batteries, Tips & Tricks

It’s getting colder, and snow has finally arrived in Colorado! Tis the season to prepare for the holidays, which a Hopper can certainly help with ;) . Since many of us intend to get outside this winter, we’re taking the time this post to discuss the Hopper’s battery performance and the effects of cold weather.

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Latest Posts

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    Aug 10, 2017 / Tips & Tricks

    The Grasshopper Vaporizer’s Front-end is the primary user interface point. Users draw through it, pulling hot air into the chamber, creating vapor as the oil in the plant material boils. A feat of both engineering and manufacturing, the Front-end pairs an elegant design with effective vapor delivery.

  • Laser Marking and Engraving

    Jul 20, 2017

    Over the last few months, we've been working behind the scenes to implement internal upgrades to the Grasshopper Vaporizer. We addressed the most common issues, improved performance, and increased reliability. The Grasshopper is continually evolving into a better and better product. With the addition of new internal components, it is necessary to add identify markings for reliability tracking. Hopper Labs acquired a Rofin Laser marking system for this purpose.

  • Design Series - Grasshopper Backend

    Jun 16, 2017 / Cleaning, Tips & Tricks

    The Backend is the technical designation for the On/Off button and temperature dial component of the Grasshopper. A jam-packed piece of machined stainless steel contains a circuit board, microcontroller, springs,  temperature dial, On/Off button, clip, and battery access threading. This compact and complex piece is responsible for the user interface and easy operation of the device



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