Smoking Pipe Tutorials

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How Do You Grind Dry Herbs Without an Herb Grinder?

by: Chelsea O. | 06/14/21 1:30PM

Whether you are a new or veteran smoker, at some point you will need to grind your dry herbs without a grinder. While this task can be daunting, a veteran knows there are other options. Read on to learn more about herb grinders and how you can break up your material when you are lacking the all-important grinder.

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Should I Buy Stuff Online or At a Head Shop?

by: Chelsea O. | 06/08/21 1:30PM

Whether from the pandemic or if they are just going along with the technology, most businesses have some form of an online store. But which choice is the right selection to choose - brick and mortar or online shopping? Read on to help determine whether you should buy online or in-store.

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What is a Roach Clip and is it Worth It

by: Amy B. | 04/18/21 1:30PM

Roach clips first became popular in the 1970s and they have only been evolving since. From their humble beginnings as a paper clip, they became recreated as pieces of artwork. They are now more common than you think. But you also might be thinking, “Is a roach clip worth it?”

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How to Make An Apple Pipe Guide for Beginners

by: Amy B. | 04/14/21 1:30PM

Have you had a friend tell a story about being in a situation where they made a pipe out of their bare hands and an apple? While you will need one or two other tools to make it happen, it is true that you can make a dry herb pipe out of an apple! Read on to learn how to make one for yourself.

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Five Types of Rolling Papers found in Shops

by: Amy B. | 04/12/21 1:30PM

Despite how popular Zig-Zag papers have become, they are not your only option when it comes to rolling papers. There are five popular types of rolling papers, all of which have a different feel and burn rate to them. Read on to learn more about your rolling paper options and how to find your best fit.

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How to Use a Rolling Tool for Rolling Joints

by: Amy B. | 04/11/21 1:30PM

If you think rolling tools are a gimmick, think again. They are very handy little tools that work great for rolling joints in a pinch! There is a slight trick to using them though and they look more complicated than they actually are. Read on for some quick tips on how to use a rolling tool correctly.

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Ice Catcher Bongs and Why There is Ice in a Bong

by: Amy B. | 04/09/21 1:30PM

So, you sat down to a session with your friends, and someone loaded ice into the bong? It might look a bit odd at first, but once you know the reasons why smokers add ice to a bong, you might start doing it every time. Read on to learn a few tips and tricks for loading your bong with dry herb and a touch of ice.

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Do Smoking And Exercising Go Together?

by: Amy B. | 03/25/21 1:30PM

It might not seem like an obvious choice to smoke and exercise, but there are some who argue that dry herb or CBD helps their workout routine. It all depends on what you consume and how you consume it but trying a bowl with your exercise routine might help you go even farther than you thought you could.

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How to Pack the Perfect Bowl Every Single Time

by: Amy B. | 03/12/21 2:30PM

Packing a piece with a bowl of ground herb can seem like a simple process. And although it is pretty straightforward, there are a few steps you should follow to achieve the perfect packed bowl. Read on to learn some tricks on packing a bowl of herb that is sure to impress.

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Spoon Pipes vs. Bubblers

by: Matthew H. | 03/10/21 2:30PM

Glass pipes are on the rise, and why not! They are a quick, easy way to enjoy your favorite dry herbs. However, beginners are often confused about the difference between different styles, and this includes two popular styles: spoon pipes and bubblers. Read on to discover the key differences between these styles!

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What are the Best Pipes to Use at Home?

by: Matthew H. | 03/03/21 2:30PM

Not everyone is looking for a glass pipe to smoke while they are out and about. Many are more than happy to keep smoking their favorite dry herbs in the privacy of their own home! What makes a pipe good to use at home and not in public? We'll review that and other considerations inside this article!

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How to Roll the Perfect Joint Every Time

by: Amy B. | 12/16/20 2:30PM

Rolling the perfect joint can be a tedious practice in patience, no matter how easy others make it look. However, there are a few simple steps that will get you rolling in no time. Read on to learn some tips and tricks so that you can impress your smoking circle with a perfectly rolled joint.

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What Are Some of the Most Advanced Dry Herb Vapes

by: Anthony E. | 11/06/20 2:30PM

Here we will be looking at some of the most technologically advanced dry herb vapes on the market today. From draw-activated vapes to smartphone apps, today’s dry herb vapes are much better for the modern vaper. We will also be looking at comparisons between these types of vapes. The vapes of yesteryear have come and gone. Most have endured, while others are long considered to be viable. Convection vapes are a fine example of this. The advent of new and emerging technology has made this type of vaping method the most popular today. Here we will be looking at these emerging concepts and their role in modern vaping technology.

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Are One-Hitters More Efficient

by: Chelsea O. | 09/29/20 1:30PM

In a day and age where dabbing and bongs are all the rage and many devices require a power source, it is no surprise people either downplay or are even unaware of smoking devices like one-hitter pipes. With so many uninformed users, it tends to offer more questions than answers. For example, "What are one-hitters?", "Are they more efficient than other pipes?", and "What benefits do one-hitters offer?" Nonetheless, one-hitters have been around longer than many realize, and in fact, are one of the oldest, most reliable options available for smokers. While they are not the method of choice for group smoking, these small and mighty pipes offer simplicity and so much more.

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Are Silicone Pipes Dangerous

by: Chelsea O. | 09/22/20 1:30PM

With the popularity of smoking pipes on the rise, it is no surprise to see other materials being used to create smoking pipes and bongs. Typically, the majority of smokers prefer glass for their pipe or bong of choice. This is due to the fact glass has non-reactive properties, making it so your last hit will still be as good as the first (as long as you properly maintain your device). However, the downfall to glass is how fragile they are, and many smokers have dealt with the accidental drop that has ruined their favorite piece. To help combat this issue, companies began to use other materials to create more durable pipes, with the most common alternative to glass being silicone.

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7 Smoking Pipes that will Surprise You

by: Robert H. | 09/10/20 1:30PM

One of the hardest things to do is pick out the ‘perfect’ pipe. Well, good news, it isn’t necessary to find the ‘perfect’ pipe. That being said, given the tremendous amount of diversity in pipes these days, it can be daunting to just pick one out that will suffice or find the badass thing to impress the friends with. This means that there are a ton of different types of pipes that are often left overlooked and underappreciated. As such, check out the seven types of pipes below to get an idea of some hidden gems that will shock you without badass they are.

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What Are Some of The Most Fun Vaping Activities?

by: Anthony E. | 09/08/20 1:30PM

Vaping can be one of the most memorable moments in a person’s life and adding to it with a fun activity guarantees it will never be forgotten. While some people enjoy leisure activities such as going to a movie or taking a stroll through the park, others prefer a more rigorous routine such as exercise. it is no secret that vaping can bring people together, making it a social activity. Nevertheless, some people prefer to have fun on their own and stick to a more personal experience. Here we will be looking at some of the most enjoyable things you can do while you are vaping.

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Cool Pokemon Pipes and Smoking Accessories

by: Chelsea O. | 09/02/20 1:30PM

When it comes to smoking, it is meant to be fun. So it comes as no surprise you can find plenty of amazing novelty themes to choose from. These entertaining options can include Alice in Wonderland, Christmas, Jack Skellington, animals, and a wide variety of other options. While some devices and tools just add amusement, others can showcase very impressive works of art. One of the best parts of themed pipes and smoking accessories, is you do not have to compromise the quality of the product for the appearance. There are plenty of quality products available to showcase your quirky side, without having to just showcase your novelty item on a shelf.

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What is the point of a pipe screen

by: Colby M. | 08/10/20 1:30PM

If you have ever used a smoking pipe, chances are you have heard the term ‘pipe screen.’ If you have not, no worries. Pipe screens are small cylindrical mesh-like accessories that are inserted into your bowl to tamp down on clogs and scooby snacks. Pipe screens are usually made from brass or stainless steel and come in large packs. You can also find glass pipe screens as well. Large packs are great for pipe screens because they get replaced frequently between a certain number of smoking sessions. You might be wondering, what is a scooby snack? Scooby snacks refer to small chunks of herb that accidentally get sucked into the neck or mouthpiece of a smoking pipe forcing the user to unclog their pipe or accidentally inhale them. Either way, they can be super annoying to deal with. With a pipe screen, you can prevent scooby snacks from occurring. In the next section we will break down the pros and cons of utilizing pipe screens to improve your smoking experience.

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Are water pipes worth it?

by: Colby M. | 07/20/20 1:30PM

Regardless of whether you are a smoking pipe veteran or are just getting started, there are TONS of different smoking pipes out there. For most folks, a spoon, Gandalf, chillum, or one-hitter pipe will get the job done. But what about water pipes? You may be thinking that water pipes are limited to cumbersome bongs that command a higher price tag and lack portability. It turns out that there are multiple water pipes out there available in a range of sizes, materials, and aesthetic design. In the next section we will break down some of the benefits associated with water pipes.

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