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Different Varieties of Black Plastic

This last year I have had to seek other backup plastics – because both my primary and my backup sources of plastic were out of stock at the same time. This was a first.

I spent a few months testing more plastics and found two more viable back up supplies. I now have four different brands that I use to make my pro series tools. 3D Fuel, Overture, Duramic, and Novamaker. 3D fuel and Overture have a more matte finish, while Duramic and Novamaker are more glossy in appearance.

This means that you might receive tools that differ slightly in color, texture, and overall look and feel. This does not effect the performance of the mold. There is no variance to quality or usability.

Hopefully supply chains go back to normal, and then my tools will have a consistent appearance like did for the first 4 years of business. But as of now, there is nothing I can do about this. Color and surface finish of the tools will vary slightly.

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Updated Slim BudDrivers (20-30 Gauge)

The slim BudDrivers are now made with aluminum shafts!

This last winter we experienced a shortage of our glass-filled extra sturdy plastic. This is the only plastic that can be used for 20 gauge BudDrivers.

We had to seek a back up fast, but no other plastic held up nearly as well.

We resorted to ordering a small batch of aluminum tubes, and after finding a source with a decent turnaround Cannagar Tools is now proud to offer the slim BudDrivers with an Aluminum shaft!

Available in two sizes :

20-24 Gauge (Shipping Now)

26-30 Gauge (Coming soon)

These will be included for every 20 Gauge Stackable Mold purchase, and are also available separately in the Craft Supplies section.

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50% OFF CLEARANCE ITEMS

Everything in the clearance section must go!
Use Coupon Code “SPRING” to save 50% on items in the Clearance section.

That’s right, items that are already marked down, and being cleared off the shelves for even less!

Cannagar Tools has a goal of selling all clearance items before summertime.

The shop has accumulated lots of B stock, order overages, exchange items, and custom shop mock ups – and I intend to sell every bit of it.

https://www.cannagartools.com/product-category/clearance_items/

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International Shipping Moves to eBay

Starting this month, all orders from outside the United States and Canada need to be placed through our Ebay store, Cascadia 3D.

https://www.ebay.com/usr/cascadia_3d

This website is now only shipping to the USA, and Canada. Our eBay store will be shipping to everywhere else.

This is happening because several international packages were lost last year, and the post office did not cover the insurance claims, so I had to go out of pocket to replace two very large orders.

To prevent this, ensuring that I can always cover our customers without going out of pocket, I am using eBays international shipping program going forward.

I have been the Ebay Global Shipping Program for several years with another business I run, and Ive never had any issue filing a claim if a package is lost.

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Fighting Inflation

You might have noticed, Cannagar Tools prices have remained the same even though almost all prices everywhere are shooting up! I have been creative this year in finding ways to reduce peripheral costs, and keep the price of the tools the same.

3D printing plastic supply costs are 1.5x-2x higher.
Cost of all packing/shipping materials is 2x higher
Cost of all accessories has risen sharply as well.

1) Instead of buying fancy white boxes for shipping, I have started re-using 3D printing filament boxes.
2) I removed the printed user manuals and provide a link to the documentation online.
3) Instead of buying branded accessories, I have opted to bulk order non branded items.
4) Later this year, all sales will be moving to online platforms Ebay and Etsy, reducing the costs of having to maintain a website and my own merchant account.

Prices continue to rise. If inflation continues, I will have no choice but to raise prices, as I have done everything I can to avoid it. Holding the line, until the next major plastic cost increase. Heads up.

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Cured Fan Leaves!

Discount cured fan leaves from this years development in mass scaling are now available in the Craft Supplies section!

They ship in resealable plastic bags, in used cigar boxes, with a boveda to keep them moist and prevent damage in shipping.

Limited quantities available. Please be aware : these are not perfect. Lots of learning happened this year, and I am selling this years batch at a discount because there are imperfections in consistency. Still smoke very well!

Once you receive them, you will need to monitor the boveda and make sure they stay hydrated. They become very brittle if allowed to completely dry out, and can only be used for wrapping when well hydrated!

Cigar boxes have no size consistency – we have grouped this product into Small and Large boxes, but this is only a rough estimate. Small boxes will contain about 100 fan blades. Large boxes will contain 200+ . Some leaves will contain imperfections, and not all leaves will be consistent.

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Shipping Policy Update

Starting this month, the courier for our outgoing packages will be selected according to the best option for your location.

Up until now, the US post office was handling 100% of our packages. Going forward, shipping will take place via USPS, UPS, Fed Ex, OR DHL, depending on your location.

The option will not be available in the shopping cart for you to select, courier will be automatically selected based on location, and best pricing. Most domestic shipments in the USA will still go through USPS.

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Rewards Ending in 2022

Use Your Rewards Before the Program Ends!

Starting in June in 2022, Cannagar Tools will be switching to Ebay and Etsy for sales.

This website will remain online, but will no longer accept orders for tools directly and will exist to showcase products, offer documentation, and sell digital items like 3D printable tools.

This also means the rewards program will be ending, and all points accumulated will be lost if not used by June 1st 2022. There is no rewards capability inside of eBay or Etsy, but Cannagar Tools will offer bulk discounts and seasonal promotions, as always.

The cost of nearly every supply has risen in the past year. Shipping supplies, accessories, plastic, everything.

Maintaining this website would soon require a webmaster or hiring an assistant, which – on top of higher supply costs – would require raising prices significantly.

Rather than do this, it has been decided that using already existing sales platforms will take away all of the development / troubleshooting that arises in maintaining an ecommerce website.

This will allow Cannagar Tools to move forward with minimal impact to price and performance.

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Pre Roll Loaders in 3D Printable Format!

After receiving numerous requests, the Pre Roll Loaders are now available in 3D printable format!

Print your own Pre Roll Loaders, and scale them to alternate sizes if desired! *

Recommended to use TPU or Flexible PLA printing plastics – these models create heavy items – when created with normal rigid plastics – can crack if dropped due to their own weight. You will be glad you printed them in a soft plastic if that is compatible with your 3D printer.

All Cannagar Tools Pre Roll Loaders are printed using Paramount 3D’s Flexible PLA. Very easy to use, less difficulty than TPU.

Please be advised : some of these models require fairly large print volume, and also require an attention to detail on the printing settings which are different and unique to each printer. **


*Scaling 3d models requires your own 3D printing software that can read and manipulate STL files.

**3D printing requires the use of a software slicer to prepare your models for printing on your unique printer.