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Ed's TnT Wooden Vapor Tubes & Vapor Stems

Discussion in 'Vapor Related Equipment' started by Ed's TnT, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. momofthegoons

    momofthegoons vapor accessory addict Staff Member

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    gvape, the vapor tubes will fit all of the log vapes. The cleaning of these is sort of a two step process. The stem tip comes out for easy cleaning. That can be soaked in iso or Everclear (or 151) for cleaning. The tube itself should be cleaned, if necessary, with a pipe cleaner (which Ed supplies) dipped in iso or whatever you are using. The tube should NOT be submerged. If there is buildup in the metal part where the stem tip is inserted, you can use a Qtip dipped in your solution. I haven't found it necessary to clean any of the tubes I have yet, and I have had a couple of them for quite a while. I just take out the stem tips occasionally and give them a good soak.

    And congrats on getting your thread Ed! :D
     
  2. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    had a double post
     
  3. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Thanks mom for the congrats and for helping out with your experiences here with my work, I do appreciate your info and your help you offer others here at this thread! You're the best!
     
  4. gvape

    gvape Well-Known Member

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    Awesome, thanks for the comments back!

    I am very intersted in both a stem for my PD and MFLB. Cant wait to see those MFLB stems up on your website.

    Another question, when I was looking at the pictures on your website, the Black Walnut looks significantly thinner then the other stems. Any reason for this?
     
  5. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Oooo thats a good call on the walnut tubes, I didnt have a whole lot to work with at the time, those are a little thinner than most, the last bunch of walnut I got was 3/4" thick, had to turn those a little smaller, it does not in any way hinder their use of flow in any way.

    Am about to go live with the LB Stems and new Cherry Tubes, gonna load first at my shopping cart here

    http://shop.edstnt.com/main.sc;jsessionid=14FDCF497CF1FDDED1726C59CDEADB49.qscstrfrnt02

    and will come back here and load a few pics here, then load my website Saturday morning. These all turned out amazing, am really happy with the stems, I know you all will be as well.

    How bout these

    Cherry Tubes
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    Walnut LB Stems
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    Cocobolo Stems
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    and Cherry LB Stems
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    All are available for sale and can be found here at my shopping cart.
     
  6. momofthegoons

    momofthegoons vapor accessory addict Staff Member

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    Yer killing me Ed! :lol:

    My name is momofthegoons.....and I am an accessory addict..........
     
  7. collegerower

    collegerower Well-Known Member

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    Hey Guys,

    Wanted to let everyone know that I was able to get my hands on a MFLB stem from Ed and it looks great. Its got a really nice feel and looks just awesome. The only problem that I had was the connection between the box and the stem wasn't quite right, but this was before Ed had a box himself. Now that he has his own I am sure he has perfected that minor problem I had. Having a sexy stem makes the whole box just seem that much more slick.

    It really is a nice piece and I am very grateful I was able to get my hands on it! Thanks Ed!
     
  8. pinoy

    pinoy PACQUIAO!!!

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    Just got my tax returns. Glad to see the lb stems are for sale.
     
  9. DevoTheStrange

    DevoTheStrange Ia! Ia! Vapor Fthagn!

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    couldnt help myself, had to grab a cocobolo LB stem. . . it was like some blind compulsion
     
  10. pinoy

    pinoy PACQUIAO!!!

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    The walnut lb stem looked too good to pass up and I've had my eye on the cocobolo tokes. I had to get both. I still like to smoke a bowl when I'm trying out a new strain of bud. I used the promo code "Lorenzo" for a discount.
     
  11. aesthyrian

    aesthyrian Blaaaaah

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    Just placed my order for cherry and walnut lb stems as well as a kobo rosewood Zap stem. Can't wait to see these things in person, and of course use them!
     
  12. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Hey thank you for all your help grower, you have been a whole lota help, I thank you so much!

    Hello Mom, welcome to the group!

    Wow, I have been seeing all the orders coming in for the stems and tubes, I am so thankful for all these! I have been out in the shop the last couple of days, hard at it, making it happen. Got my lil bro-in-law to help out, he's gettn oldr needn dough for going out, hangn with friends, and such. Well lucky him I have sand paper that will fit just about anyone's hand!!!

    We got alot done this past few, spun even more stems, to stock up what I am offering, and even made a super rare Asian Black & White Ebony Burl LB Stem, its not like what I have been offering in the tubes, the grain in swirly, creamy salt and pepper kinda, no eyes just super sleek, its gotta to be the rarest stem on this earth! I am planing on having another drawing/raffle thing here soon, it will make for s great prize.

    I really gotta say I feel good about these stems, all of them having been turning out really well, I have split a few, but the majority of them make it, and gosh they are nice, with my own LB I can make sure that each and every piece fit nice and tight! I cant wait to read your thoughts and share in your stories!

    Thank you!
     
  13. reece

    reece Well-Known Member

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    I don't want a stem for my Launch Box. I prefer to use it without the stem. Why am I drooling over those pictures?

    I'm with you mom and I believe it is quite unfair to post those pics when Ed knows there are weak willed people around here. ;)

    Nice work Ed. Keep on keeping on.
     
  14. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Oh man come on now, I am not trying to twist ya'lls arms, just wanna show you whats got me all excited!

    You know I appreciate the kind words Reece, if you change your mind, let me know so I can put a stem in your hand!
     
  15. DevoTheStrange

    DevoTheStrange Ia! Ia! Vapor Fthagn!

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    Just got my mahoe tube in. Came in yesterday found the package sitting on the kitchen table when I woke up this morning. This thing is freaking amazing. Nice wood grains and the likes, cool contrast between the two colors.
    First thing I noticed when using it, the hits are way smoother and not as harsh. More than likely due to the much larger inner bore of the tube compared to the original plastic ones. The draw is way easier as well. I would say that it is on par with my glass tube I have. Loving this thing. Can't wait to see my LB stem.
    I did burn myself though... I tend to hold my tubes with my index finger down near the end, right next to the metal parts. Muscle memory took my finger there right into the hot metal part.
     
  16. momofthegoons

    momofthegoons vapor accessory addict Staff Member

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    I was also honored with the privilege of being one of Ed's betas for these stems. I have a lovely one in cocbolo. I had the same problem with the stem fitting in the box, which Ed has now corrected on his stems. I have to agree with everything college said about his stem. A beautiful addition to any LB. Really glad to see Ed branching out in the vapor field. :D

    Oh Devo....you've been branded! There are a few of us out there..... :p
     
  17. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Glad you like that Mahoe Tube Strange, you gotta enjoy those heavy hits, those make the tubes alota fun. Just you wait for the LB Stem, you really gonna dig it with the MF, it makes for a great combo!

    Thanks for the kind words bro, I do wish you many good times with your tube and soon to come stem. it ships Monday.

    Mom, I was glad to send you one, just hate it isnt what it is now, you can count on these new pieces, they are the cats ass!
     
  18. reece

    reece Well-Known Member

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    :lol:

    If you stopped posting pics I'd complain about that. :lol:


    If the timing is right I'm going to grab a Mahoe tube in a few weeks.
     
  19. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    I have been eyeing some other various wood species for stems, dont wanna just jump off into multiple species until I know where this is going, got alota of good ideas and woods I am thinking of though.
    Think maybe some purple heart and even blood wood would make for some great color contrasts with it and the box.

    I really like the wood body on my MFLB, with the wooden stems, it pops!

    All orders ship tomorrow, I am anxious to hear feedback, thanks again everyone!
     
  20. jordon23

    jordon23 Well-Known Member

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    I really like these tubes. Just wondering how long they are compared to a stock white zap tube?
     
  21. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Not exactly sure what the dimensions are on the stock plastic tubes, I have been making mine at 4" at the start of this and have worked it down to where they are 3 5/8", I think they are fairly close in length.

    Hope this helps!
     
  22. jordon23

    jordon23 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the fast response. I am eyeing the amboyna burl. Is it a pretty durable wood? I really like the pattern in the wood but want something that can handle some use.
     
  23. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    I only have the one Amboyna Tube left, yes it is very durable and should last a long time, I do have a warranty on all my stuff, I give ya 90 days, I am dealing with wood, and generally anything you may encounter should happen within those 90 days, and if it is defective I will replace it free of charge.

    The Amboyna is actually the burl form of it and the grain is so wild and unique, no 2 pieces are the same!
     
  24. PanicFreak

    PanicFreak Theo

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    Amboyna burl is super durable. I have had a couple amboyna pieces from ed and that is some tuff wood. If you do scratch it or anything else, just slap some eds bomb ass butter on it and it will shine like new.
     
  25. Ed's TnT

    Ed's TnT Woodsman Manufacturer

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    Thanks for the word up Freak, a little BAB will slick it right out!
     

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