Bubbler vs Bong - A Smoking Pipe Comparison

Bubbler vs Bong - A Smoking Pipe Comparison

by Courtney T. January 15, 2020

Bongs, as a general rule, are always going to be larger than a bubbler by their very nature. A bubbler is designed to be a cross-over between a traditional waterless pipe and a water bong. We put together this smoking pipe guide that compares and contracts bongs and bubblers. Check it out here.
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What is a Downstem?

What is a Downstem?

by Nate C. January 14, 2020

With so many accessories on the water-pipe market, the concept of having a downstem might seem like an unknown territory to some. A quality smoking device usually includes a detachable component that connects the bowl to the main chamber. Usually, this tube will be made out of various materials like silicone, glass, etc.. In this article, we will be looking at what a downstem actually is, as one of the most fundamental components crucial to all water-smoking devices.
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Silicone Bong vs Glass Bong – Pipe Comparison

Silicone Bong vs Glass Bong – Pipe Comparison

by Courtney T. January 07, 2020

Both silicone bongs and glass bongs are great devices to use for smoking dry herbs. They are both similar in that they function the same, they are used with water, require bong bowls and filter smoke for better puffs. The key differences are that silicone bongs are indestructible and can be disassembled, whereas glass bongs can provide tastier hits. Read this silicone and glass bong pipe comparison so that you know all the similarities and differences between the two.
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What is a Steamroller Pipe?

What is a Steamroller Pipe?

by Nate C. January 05, 2020

A steamroller pipe is usually made of glass but can be made of silicone, plastic or other materials. These pipes have a long, straight cylinder from the bowl to the mouthpiece and have a much larger circumference than a sherlock or spoon pipe. Sometimes there is a raised bowl above the steamroller cylinder and sometimes it is depressed into the body of the cylinder. Due to the straight shape and large circumference of a steamroller pipe, they can generate massive hits and are more often used by seasoned smokers. Read this article to learn everything you need to know about steamroller pipes. 

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How To Clean a Bong

How To Clean a Bong

by Nate C. January 03, 2020

Cleaning a bong can be a delicate process. Bongwater can make the glass really nasty, but the shape and design of bongs can make it challenging to get really clean. Some bongs are large enough that you can actually scrub the insides of them clean. Other bongs that are either smaller or more intricately designed will require soaking in a cleaning solution, for which there are several options. How specifically you end up cleaning your bong will come down to the specifics of what bong you have and what your preferences are, or even what you have available. Of course, you also will need to consider the material from which your bong is made, be it glass, silicone, or other material. Most bongs will have several options for a successful clean, so consider the options and see which one fits you best.
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What is Chameleon Glass?

What is Chameleon Glass?

by Courtney T. December 28, 2019

If you have been using glass pipes for any amount of time, chances are you have come across a pipe made from chameleon glass at some point in your life. In fact, there is a good chance you have one in your personal smoking arsenal. You can find simple glass spoon pipes, steam rollers, bongs, chillums, sherlocks, and many other types of pieces made from this amazing glass. Many people refer to this type of glass as color-changing rather than chameleon. Read this article to learn about what chameleon glass is. 
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What is a Head Shop?

What is a Head Shop?

by Rory E. December 18, 2019

Head Shop Introduction Head shops have been around for ages. These are stores that sell a variety of smoking goods from bongs to vaporizers. You might find a better selection of vaporizers at a specialized vape shop but nowadays most head shops carry a variety of vapes along with an array of bongs, pipes, dab rigs.
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What is a One-Hitter?

What Is a One Hitter?

by Chelsea O. December 16, 2019

With so many smoking options available on the market today, it can be easy for one-hitters to be overshadowed by other more elaborate devices such as dab rigs or bubblers. As its name suggests, one-hitters are designed to hold either one or two hits worth of dry herbs. They are one of the simplest and most discreet ways for conserving and smoking your herbs. In order to understand more about these convenient and portable devices, here is a fundamental guide to one of the oldest and most reliable smoking devices.  
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Vaping Dry Herbs vs Smoking Dry Herbs

Vaping Dry Herbs VS Smoking Dry Herbs

by Courtney T. October 08, 2019

Vaping has gained a lot of momentum in recent years as an alternative to smoking. Vaporizing heats dry herbs, oils, waxes or other concentrates to a high enough temperature to get them to turn to an inhalable vapor but not so high that the substance combusts or burns. Smoke caused by combustion contains many carcinogens not present in vapor. Additionally, vaporizing provides a cleaner taste so you can fully enjoy the flavor of dry herbs, oils and wax concentrates. There are many types of vaporizers designed for different purposes. We will go into more depth on the types of dry herb vaporizers and how vaping dry herbs differs from smoking them.

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How To Clean A Bubbler Pipe

How To Clean a Bubbler

by Courtney T. October 01, 2019

Cleaning is perhaps one of the most important parts of owning any type of pipe, bubbler, bong, etc. Without proper maintenance any bubbler, regardless of the material it’s made of, is going to begin to clog, taste terrible, and generally cease to function. That being said, there really is no good replacement to simply making sure to keep the bubbler clean by a good soak and scrub combo. Make sure that the bubbler is getting a good soak before beginning to scrub and there will be more gunk and resin coming off with less effort. Continue reading to get more tips on how to clean a bubbler. 
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Filling Bongs With Water

How Much Water Should I Put In A Bong

by Courtney T. July 02, 2019

Bongs come in all different shapes and sizes, so how can you tell how much water to put in it? The amount of water will vary depending on the size and design of the bong that you have, so there is no one right answer. However, a general rule of thumb is that the bong should have enough water to properly filter and cool the smoke being inhaled. Read this post to learn everything there is to know about how much water you should put in a bong. 
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Glass Pipes

What are Glass Pipes?

by Courtney T. November 13, 2018

Glass pipes have been a staple of herbal smoking culture since the very beginning of popular use. They are a classic, non-complicated way of smoking dry herb that are produced by craftsmen dedicated to the artistic expressions of herbal culture.
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What is a Bubbler Glass Bubblers

What is a Bubbler

by Nate C. August 30, 2018

Non-smokers probably have never heard of what a bubbler is, and, in fairness, plenty of smokers have trouble distinguishing bubblers from its sister piece, the famous bong. Many newcomers to the trend buy one or the other simply because they have seen their friends using it -- or because they think a certain piece look cooler. While this method is simple and can you get you a great piece, it is good to understand what you want before you purchase so you are not let down. Learn more about bubblers by reading this blog.
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What is a Smoking Pipe?

What is a Smoking Pipe?

by Michelle S. July 23, 2018

Smoking pipes provide the easiest and most direct method of smoking available. Smoking pipes refer to various types of pipes that include sherlock pipes, spoon pipes, bubblers, and more that are used by packing a bowl and covering a carb hole. The type of material that the piece is made of also makes a difference for the look and feel of the pipe. The most common materials include handblown glass, ceramic, silicone, wood, acrylic, and titanium. Read this article to learn more!
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Best Pipes For Gifts

Four Best Glass Pipes To Buy as a Gift for Friends or Family

by Michelle S. December 20, 2017

Glass Pipes are the best gifts to buy for your friends and family.  We've highlighted 4 smoking pipes that can be used with either dry herbs or wax (or shatter). Read this glass pipes gift guide to learn more.
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Glass Blunt In Pool

The Glass Blunt is one of the Best Hand Pipes

by Courtney T. November 01, 2017

Glass Blunts became very popular in 2017. Now, many people prefer to smoke their dry herbs from a glass blunt instead of a cigar (aka dutch). This week, we chose to review the glass blunt so you can learn more about how to use it and learn other important facts about this hand pipe.
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Spoon Chillum Sherlock Pipes

What are Glass Spoon Pipes, Chillums and Sherlock Hand Pipes?

by Scott M. June 28, 2017

Everyone loves shopping for their new glass pipe, but when deciding on which one to buy, it's hard to choose between a Glass spoon pipe, chillum or Sherlock hand pipe. We put together this Glass Pipes guide to help you understand how all of them are different from each other.
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