The further your torch and dab nail are from your rig the safer it is. There is no reason to lose expensive concentrates over being safe though. With the LavaTech Male to Male Dropdown Reclaim Catcher you can move the heat away while securing any misplaced dabs and residue. Both ends are male which means it fits female jointed rigs and uses female jointed dab nails. Keck clips are included with the Male to Male Dropdown Reclaim Catcher to keep it secure. It is always a good investment to protect both your rig and concentrates.