The ABC of Hand Pipes

The ABC of Hand Pipes

Glass hand pipes are definitely the simplest option for new smokers. They're easy to use and transport, straightforward to clean, and low-key. There are many beautiful glass pipes on the market, making it both exciting and difficult to choose your first one. yet you want one that not only looks cool but also provides a great smoking experience.

In this blog post, we'll tell you how to use hand pipes and give you some tips on how to choose the right one for you. We'll also talk about some of the different types of hand pipes available on the market today. So read on and learn more about why hand pipes are the best way to smoke!

Why choose a hand pipe?

Hand pipes have numerous advantages. They are small enough to fit in your pocket, so you can take them with you wherever you go. Hand pipes are also one of the easiest ways to smoke, and if you invest in a higher-quality model, it will last for many years. Finally, hand pipes are quite fun! However, choosing your first hand pipe can be difficult because there are so many options available. You could become an enthusiastic collector of artisanal handcrafted pipes!

Although hand pipes come in a dazzling array of designs, they all have the same four functional components. Let's take a look at them:

  • The bowl is where you place your herbs. Bowls come in many sizes, but beginners typically prefer smaller bowls.
  • The carb is the tiny hole that regulates airflow and makes hits smoother. To use it, place your finger over the carb as you inhale, then release it when you’re almost done drawing in more smoke for a bigger hit. Most hand pipes have the carb next to the bowl, but on some models, it may be in front or slightly higher.
  • The pipe’s chamber shaft delivers the smoke, cooling it on its journey to your mouth. Shorter chamber shafts create hotter smoke, while longer ones will give you a cooler experience.
  • The mouthpiece is what you use to inhale your smoke.

Types of Hand Pipes

With the market ever-changing, there are now more unique designs for hand pipes available than ever before. However, most of these hand pipes still fall into established categories with their own individual pros and cons. In the end, it really comes down to what you as an individual prefer.

Chillums (Or Tasters) are small, elegant pipes that smokers who are always on-the-go prefer because they deliver a quick smoke that is easy to light up wherever you are at. Their bowl-like crevice is designed for packing herbs,  and they don't have carb holes. Make sure to check out the KLEAN Glass Taster for a great example.

Spoon pipes are slightly larger hand pipes that are shaped like spoons. These types of pipes have carb holes on the side or front so that stale smoke can be easily cleared out for a better smoking experience. An excellent option is the KLEAN Glass Spoon Pipe

Steamrollers are big hand pipes that complex designs make them best for experienced smokers. You'll usually find the bowl on top of the pipe, and the carb hole is located in front.

Bubblers fall into their own category, also called water pipes — they are effectively portable bongs that offer a clean and smooth ride once you get the hang of them. The KLEAN Bubbler is a great option to get started with.

Now that you know more about hand pipes and their different features, it's time to choose the right one for you. Here are some factors to consider:

Size: Hand pipes come in all shapes and sizes, so think about how big or small you want your pipe to be. If you're a beginner, you might want to start with a smaller model.

Material: hand pipes can be made from glass, ceramic, metal, wood, or plastic. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages. Glass is the most popular material because it's easy to clean and doesn't affect the taste of your smoke.

Design: Hand pipes come in many designs, from simple and functional to intricate and artful. Consider what kind of look you want for your pipe. Smokers who value artistic expression will go crazy over the range of gorgeous hand-crafted designs available, while those who prefer novelty items can find plenty of options to choose from. If you're more interested in practicality than appearance, simpler models are also available.

If you're ready to start shopping for hand pipes, check out what we got for you at where you'll find a large variety of cool products to ensure a better session. Plus, we have some hand pipe options that you'll for sure love. 

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