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Smoking - smoking cocaine vs crack vs freebase

Discussion in 'Cocaine & Crack' started by molly, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. molly

    molly Silver Member

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    What's the difference between smoking cocaine and smoking crack? Is it really worth the extra effort of prepping on a spoon, or could swim just get foil and a straw, and inhale vapors that way?

    Ok so hypothetically, you have two lines of coke. With line 1, you do nothing. With line 2, you turn it into free base. Would each effect you differently? How, if the same amount of cocaine is being consumed? I understand free base is pure, but do impurities take away from the high or something? Is it because with free base, you are able to inhale a larger concentration at one time? So what if you inhaled both lines in one hit, seperately? Would it be the same then?
     
  2. n3os3n

    n3os3n Silver Member

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    To my knowledge you can't effectively smoke cocaine in its snort-able form.

    It breaks down like this;

    Cocaine that you snort: Cocaine Hydrochloride (Salt form) which is polar, soluble in water and hard (if not impossible, clarification appreciated?) to smoke.

    Cocaine that you smoke: Cocaine Freebase or more commonly Crack. (non-polar, not soluble in water)

    Freebase is of much higher quality than Crack and is much more rare.

    Crack is a much lower quality product that is just neutralized Cocaine Hydrochloride (usually this is done with baking soda or ammonia)

    Hope this helps! ;-)

    N3o
     
  3. molly

    molly Silver Member

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    i've seen people try to snort crushed up crack when they're desperate (but not desperate enough to get addicted to crack). does this have any affect?
     
  4. n3os3n

    n3os3n Silver Member

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    I've never seen that attempted and due to it being non-polar I would have to assume that it would be like snorting a pill (the filler in the pill). I could be wrong and would appreciate confirmation from someone who knows for sure, but to my knowledge, the reason cocaine hydrochloride is snort-able is because it is water soluble, therefore logic would tell me crack is not snort-able because it is not water soluble.

    Sorry I can't give a 100% answer but I've never even considered it until just now hehe :)
     
  5. molly

    molly Silver Member

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    swim smoked a joint laced with cocaine, and he said that he got pretty high from the coke. he couldnt sit down for two hours. is this because its consumed with another chemical?
     
  6. jk123

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    Well, the problem is that cocaine HCl has very high boiling point, and due that most of it will burn before vaporizing. So my guess is that its possible some of it will pass but the amount is very little. If that would be the case, then amounts used would probably be tens of times used in any other form and therefor impractical.

    Ofcourse, i dont have alot knowledge in this but thats my therory.
     
  7. zerozerohero

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    Smoking cocaine hcl is pretty wastefull but works; many people will do the following to get it done:
    They empty half the tobacco out of a cigarette by rolling it between the fingers and remove the filter and replace it with a cardboard roll of the same size (like the filter in a joint for european joint smokers). Once that is done they'll usually lay out a nice fat line and get it into the cigarette by sucking it in (sucking air in on the filter side).
    After that, most of them will make a side of the cigarette wet with saliva and pick up the rest of the laid out coke from the plate on the paper by wiping the plate with the wet paper.
    Then they light it.

    Despite being very wastefull (and unhealthy) this technique seems to make many users happy and they usually do it occasionally along with snorting .