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The Smoking Lamp: Smoother, Stronger, and Cleaner than a Bong

A smoking lamp is a type of water pipe that offers a smoother, stronger, and easier smoking experience. It was designed by our founder Josiah Lamp, who wanted to create a bong that was superior to the ones on the market. In this article, we will discuss what sets a smoking lamp apart from a traditional bong and why you should consider making the switch.

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How to Make an Apple Bong

Say goodbye to dull and boring smoking experiences with an apple pipe! Whether you’re a seasoned smoker or a beginner, making an apple pipe is a fun and simple way to enjoy your favorite strains. With just a few materials and some easy-to-follow instructions, you can create a unique and flavorful smoking experience. So ditch the traditional pipes and try something new with an apple pipe today!

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When to Change Bong Water: Signs and Factors to Consider

If you’re a frequent bong user, you know how important it is to have clean, fresh water in your bong. The water serves to filter and cool the smoke, but over time it becomes contaminated and less effective. Regularly changing the water is key to ensuring that the smoke remains clean and fresh, providing the best possible smoking experience. From considering usage frequency and the type of bong material, to keeping an eye out for signs that it’s time to change the water, this article provides all the information you need to keep your bong in top condition. With step-by-step instructions and recommended cleaning products and methods, changing the water in a bong is a simple and straightforward process that should be a regular part of your bong maintenance routine.

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Bong Etiquette: A Guide for Respectful and Responsible Use

Bong smoking is a communal activity that’s meant to be enjoyed by everyone involved. To make the most of this experience, it’s important to follow proper bong etiquette. This includes cleaning and maintaining the bong, preparing the smoking area, sharing and inhaling responsibly, and properly disposing of ashes and residue after use. By following these guidelines, you can promote fairness, respect, and responsibility among users, and create a positive and enjoyable smoking experience for everyone involved.

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Bong Materials

When it comes to smoking, bongs are a popular choice for many smokers. However, not all bongs are created equal. Different materials used to make bongs have their own set of benefits and disadvantages. In this article, we will take a closer look at the various materials used to make bongs, including glass, acrylic, ceramic and metal, and discuss the pros and cons of each. Whether you’re a seasoned smoker or new to the game, understanding the different types of bongs available can help you make an informed decision when it comes to purchasing one.

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The Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Bongs and Water Pipes

A bong, also known as a water pipe, is a type of smoking device that uses water to filter and cool the smoke before it is inhaled. Bongs come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can be made from different materials such as glass, acrylic, ceramic, metal, or bamboo

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Mermaid Bong vs Original Smoking Lamp: A Detailed Comparison

When it comes to smoking, the choice of bong is crucial for the overall experience. The Mermaid Bong from My Bud Vase and the Original Smoking Lamp from Union Square Lamp Company are two very different products when it comes to water content, material, price, and aesthetics. In this article, we will take a closer look at these two products and compare them, to help you make an informed decision when it comes to choosing a bong that fits your needs and preferences.

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Pimp My Bong: Popular Bong Accessories and Modifications

Bong accessories and modifications can greatly enhance the smoking experience. From ice holders and percolators to ash catchers and diffusers, there are a wide variety of options available to choose from. In this article, we will explore the different types of bong accessories and modifications and the benefits they offer.

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Bubbling Up: The Importance of a Downstem Diffuser in Your Bong

A bong downstem diffuser is a small but essential piece of equipment for any bong setup. It works by diffusing the smoke as it travels through the downstem and into the water chamber of the bong, improving smoke filtration, enhancing diffusion, and reducing drag. In this article, we will take a closer look at the function of a bong downstem diffuser, the benefits of using one, and how to choose the right one for your bong.

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Know Your Bong Holes: Carburetors and How to Use Them

A bong carburetor is a device that controls the flow of air and smoke in a bong. It is a small hole, typically located on the side of the bong, that can be covered or uncovered with a finger or thumb. The concept behind this is known as Bernoulli’s principle, which states that as the velocity of a fluid increases, the pressure within that fluid decreases. In the case of a bong, when the carburetor is uncovered, air is able to flow into the bong at a higher velocity, which causes the pressure within the bong to decrease.

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Union Square Travel Agency: Over a Century of Cannabis Culture in Manhattan

The Union Square Travel Agency (USTA) has been a part of the cannabis culture in Manhattan for over a century. Founded in 1882 by Josiah Lamp, the USTA was created with the mission of providing access to the finest smoking lamps and other accessories from around the world. The USTA has evolved from a travel agency to a cannabis dispensary, providing premium cannabis flower and genuine smoking lamps from around the world at affordable prices.

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