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Cheap, high-quality bubbler??

Discussion in 'Glass' started by Bleezy, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. AMiA

    AMiA Well-Known Member

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  2. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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    Dude I dont know that seller but it is still the Chinese New Year period in China. The official holiday is over but some factories may be slow to respond for a bit longer.
     
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  3. AMiA

    AMiA Well-Known Member

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    Jepp,i live in Asia so i know all about the Chinese New Year..but 2018-01-26...recived 10-02..CNY start 16..We will see if i get any response at all..if so i will post that too..dude.
     
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  4. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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    So do I :D Not too far from where most of this glass is made. Anyway, hope you get a resolution.
     
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  5. jl420

    jl420 Well-Known Member

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    No matter what glass I get I always wash with soapy hot water the repeatedly rinse with warm water. (OCD Master) I normally give all China glass a thorough salt/ISO wash first then the soapy warm water wash next. I've noticed that all my China glass after unwrapping it has a weird film smell to it.
     
  6. Summer

    Summer Well-Known Member

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    It's the stench of the scotch tape.
     
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  7. Likes2vape

    Likes2vape Well-Known Member

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    I’m not sure if it’s the tape or the bubble wrap used but all the bongs I have ordered from China smell like plastic/chemicals when I first get them. :puke:

    After giving them a good hot water rinse followed by an iso rinse and another hot water rinse the smell is always gone. :rockon::science:
     
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  8. MegaMan2k

    MegaMan2k Well-Known Member

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  9. ataxian

    ataxian PALE BLUE DOT

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    U have a lot of glass!
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    This was cheap however it function's well?

    @MegaMan2k just get it.
    If U like it I'm getting one as well!
     
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  10. MegaMan2k

    MegaMan2k Well-Known Member

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    Hah i Think glass addiction hit me
     
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  11. Baron23

    Baron23 Well-Known Member

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    You are absolutely spot on and the record is there for anyone to read.....like perhaps @Alexis?

    Out of here but I do believe that @Hogni 's interpretation of events is the accurate one.

    Back to Chinese glass.
     
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  12. ataxian

    ataxian PALE BLUE DOT

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    4 some get VAS?
    I have GAS real bad!
     
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  13. Alexis

    Alexis Peace keeper, fun maker and 3/4 time vaporist.

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    I saw it all live Baron. I mean no disrespect to you or anybody personally. You were directly involved and I understand how strong your feelings are on it all, and I can empathize with you from your own perspective.
    I am just seeing both sides and not having been involved, more detached and therefore excusing/understanding of human nature.

    I am certainly not the only person to have this more open view, I believe there are many, at least some who agree fully anyhow.

    Seriously Baron, I say in good spirit. I respect you for your wisdom and maturity plus tolerance of others, and I would never mean to offend or patronize you. We can all have radically different viewpoints based on our positions and emotional state etc.
    Have a good evening, and yes, back to Chinese glass!

    Got the FC-186 running with Elev8r lately, with Omnivap in FC-UFO, which works very very well with the vapcap. A mix and match scenario that is working quite nicely.
     
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  14. ataxian

    ataxian PALE BLUE DOT

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    Have you been in a Chinese Factory building?
    Some are cleaner than U might think?
     
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  15. cybrguy

    cybrguy Patience Rewards

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    I have not, and it would not surprise me if there are some that are ultra modern and pristine. It would also not surprise me to find some that are unsafe with highly polluted air and generally unsafe working conditions. Or even decent factory conditions that allow cigarette smoking without proper ventilation. China's history of workplace conditions is not a pretty one, but it's definitely improving. Partly, I think, due to globalization.
    It is certainly true that one doesn't HAVE to go to China to see bad working conditions. It is harder here than a lot of places to get away with it other than in isolated places but I'm sure that is cold comfort to someone in a sweatshop somewhere in Appalachia.
    I saw some pretty nasty sweatshops in the garment district in NYC when I was in the rag business many years ago, but I'm sure that is vastly improved today.
     
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  16. ataxian

    ataxian PALE BLUE DOT

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    I'm not trying to be a DICK, just my POV!

    My IPHONE from APPLE is amazing! (made in CHINA)
    MY HP LAP TOP not bad? (made in CHINA)
    My NIKE'S very light? (made in CHINA)
    My MOD & TANK'S 4 CONCENTRATES! (made in CHINA)

    SORRY! (LISTING)
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    $20.00 set-up from CHINA delivered?
    CANNABIS grown in CALIFORNIA! (outside)
     
  17. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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  18. MegaMan2k

    MegaMan2k Well-Known Member

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    Does that qualify as china glass :D


    I had a blaze piece from dabben.de that was 97 euro, not on the same level as that ehle tho
    Only had it for a Month before the joint broke off it, i would say my Dhgate glass is of better quality than that piece was. Inconsistent glass thickness seemed to be the issue.

    I no longer see my self spending money in that low/mid range price tag (other than dhgate)

    If im gonna get me a more expensive piece at some point i would like it to be handblown by some artist or whatever.

    Still a pretty cool ehle rig :-)
     
  19. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    I understand you and didn't plan to buy it, just liked the artistic style but it's out of my price range for bubblers, I still buy them using DHgate mainly except the first time, I bought a weedstar bubbler which was great but China made and a bit overpriced (not so much though).

    This thread is called "cheap high quality bubbler", doesn't mention if it's made in China or not but I agree this is not cheap at all!
     
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  20. MegaMan2k

    MegaMan2k Well-Known Member

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    Sure man all things glass welcome if u ask me atleast :D

    I was a little suprised by the quality of the dhgate glass, i wasnt paying attention last night and slammed my vortex recycler pretty hard into the sink and i thought for sure that i was gonna crack it, however it seemed to vibrate perfectly throughout the piece, so glass thickness must be on point
     
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  21. Mr. Gweilo 420

    Mr. Gweilo 420 Dude

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  22. ataxian

    ataxian PALE BLUE DOT

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    GAS I have real bad?

    Espresso (FRENCH), READ (OK I love reading)

    The MOUTHPIECE is pretty large for me and I'll reduce the size. (I'll have a smaller mouthpiece made locally)

    CANNABIS + GLASS + VAPORIZER + CIVILIZATION = GAS

    CANNABIS is wonderful!

    CHEAP GLASS is great for me!
     
  23. cybrguy

    cybrguy Patience Rewards

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    So, where is Gene Barry when you need him?
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    Click to play YouTube Video

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  24. stjake

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    Can anyone point me to where I can buy aftermarket glass (adapter?) that would fit the Source Enail XL? Or, are they all standardized sizes (such as the g9 510 nail they sell at DHGate). I would like to be able to use different water filtrations. Pardon my ignorance, but I am just starting out using water.
     
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  25. MrMonss

    MrMonss Well-Known Member

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    It looks like it is at 19.99 on the official website ..
    You can find around 12/15 on dhgate .. The margin is not so great
     
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