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Different Types of Hand Pipes

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Different Types of Hand Pipes Hand pipes are not all made the same. To the untrained or new to smoking, it can get a bit confusing, especially with all the features and materials used in making a pipe. Before digging deep into the kind of pipes by feature, shape, or size; let’s consider the materials. Glass hand pipes are still the most popular, hands down. But you might come across wooden and metal ones too. And because of curiosity and just to experience something new, you could consider purchasing these other types as well.  Wood Hand Pipes Wood pipes are...

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Empire Glassworks: Where Glassblowing Meets Style

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Empire Glassworks: Where Glassblowing Meets Style

A brief history of the artform and who is carrying the torch today Heady glass refers to artistic pieces that often utilize multiple glass blowing techniques to create wonderful works of art, some so intricate that they belong in a museum. High-end heady glass is truly beautiful. It resembles sculpture more than functional scientific bongs and pipes. . . But the top-tier pieces can cost thousands of dollars—even millions. They are so pricy that chances are you would never want to smoke out of one. This collaborative Pirate Ship, for example, displays with multiple cannons and delicate linework. It was...

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How Much Water Do You Put in a Bong?

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How Much Water Do You Put in a Bong?

So you've purchased a new prized piece and are ready to christen the thing. But wait—first, you have to add fresh, clean water to fully filter any particulates and make the most out of your smoke sesh. If you're reading this, you are most likely new to the world of bongs. Water pipes come in a variety of standard designs: straight tubes, beakers, and with a mix of percolator shapes. How much water to put in a bong differs from shape to shape. This simple guide shows just how much water is enough for your very special piece.  Purpose of...

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7 best American Made Glass Bongs 2020

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As the smoking culture has evolved throuhgout the US, so have the types of tools and accessories used to smoke. Where the popularity of smoking is increasing at almost a daily rate, the demand for high-quality glass bongs and water pipes is also skyrocketing. The growth of the industry has resulted in new types of creative glass bongs. Smoking bongs have evolved from simple conventional straight tubes with a detachable bowl into pieces of modern art. This article provides information on the 7 best american made bongs that you can add to your collection. 7 best American Made Glass Bongs...

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Eight Unique Bongs

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Eight Unique Bongs

Heady glass pieces that are sure to impress Smoking is generally considered to be a fun, lighthearted activity, and your bong should represent that. Glass City Pipes’s heady unique bongs come in a variety of shapes and sizes for a spectrum of smokers. Here are a few nonconformists to add personality and flavor to your glass roster.   Ultra Recycler Grace Grass Water Bong Grace Glass The human race can learn a lesson from Grace Glass's ultimate recycling machine, the 12.5-inch Ultra Recycler. For those uninitiated, a recycler is a bong that continuously filters the water while smoke is inhaled....

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