Just as there are many different ways to consume cannabis products, there are many different types of bongs and pipes to choose from. Today, you can find water pipes made from all sorts of diverse materials, but glass happens to be the most popular out of the bunch; a favorite of many smokers due to it’s smooth smoking experience and unaltered taste. It’s also very easy to check up on the buildup of gunk and resin since glass is transparent. Glass pipes and bongs also have a classy look to them, and can make nice display pieces!
Every bong or pipe has the basic mechanisms of a bowl, which holds your herb, and a down-stem that suspends into the chamber. Some pieces have a small hole called a carburetor; this hole is covered while initially lighting your bud, and when released, allows fresh air to be pulled into the piece. This fresh air forces the smoke into your lungs more rapidly and makes it easier to inhale all the smoke. Most bongs are not made with a carb hole and instead have a slider that produces the same effect. The slider is a bowl and stem piece that slides out of its fitting and slides back into place.
Percolators will provide an additional layer of filtration for the smoke, making for a much more enjoyable and smooth smoking experience. A percolator is a piece of glass that dissipates the smoke before it passes through the water and causes the “bubbling” effect and sound everybody is so familiar with!
The right glass piece can really upgrade your smoking experience! With so many options currently on the market, choosing the perfect one for you may seem like an overwhelming prospect but, here at The Shore Cannabiz, we’ve got you covered.