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How wide can mouthpieces get?

Discussion in 'Ask FC' started by Ratchett, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. Ratchett

    Ratchett Delta 3D Studios Designer Accessory Maker

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    Hey everyone!

    I'm working on making a new mold for HUGE tapered rubber plugs for use with pieces that have a large mouthpiece. I'm trying to estimate how large I should make it so it can be "universal" to fit most every mouthpiece on the market (aside from small serpentine pieces)

    Can someone with a few pieces tell me how large they get?

    Thanks!
     
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  2. meduser#420

    meduser#420 Touch it, Feel it.

    my roor has a 3" gap about.
     
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  3. Ratchett

    Ratchett Delta 3D Studios Designer Accessory Maker

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    Thanks!
     
  4. Elevapor

    Elevapor Well-Known Member

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    Why type of pieces, just like bongs and bubblers?
     
  5. Ratchett

    Ratchett Delta 3D Studios Designer Accessory Maker

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    Any - trying to make something as universal as possible for mouthpieces....
     
  6. paytonpenn

    paytonpenn Level 30 Nature/Healer

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    I'm not a huge fan of mouthpieces that you have to insert your face, how can one operate with a 3 inch gap, is that the inner or the outer diameter.

    What about steamrollers?
     
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  7. Ratchett

    Ratchett Delta 3D Studios Designer Accessory Maker

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    I'm thinking if I make a tapered plug, maybe from 0.5 inch up to 2 inch, that should cover a large portion of the market.
     
  8. syrupy

    syrupy fumed

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    I'd like to see some extra soft stoppers, made of silicon or something pliable enough to seal out-of-round mouthpieces. I miss the old days with straight tubes...put a stopper in the downstem and a big one at the tube opening, and soak away! Now everything snakes around like you said and is a pain to clean.

    Edit: My big funky Weedstar beaker comes in at 7cm inside diameter, and probably needs a stopper a little bigger (and/or softer) due to out of round. It's not a practical mouthpiece diameter, depending on how much padding and the shape of a person's face.
     
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  9. Ratchett

    Ratchett Delta 3D Studios Designer Accessory Maker

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    The rubber silicon stoppers I make are extra flexible - they can be easily manipulated and stretched.

    If you PM me a picture of what you have, I'm sure I can determine how well a round plug would fit (or I could make a custom mold).

    7cm is a bit wide, but I can easily make a plug big enough. I'm actually tempted by the challenge - PM me a picture of the mouthpiece, with a ruler next to it if possible.
     
  10. CarolKing

    CarolKing Singer of songs and a vapor connoisseur

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    Ratchett, The D020 bubbler is an inch across. The Solo mouthpiece is 1/4 inch.
     
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    Ratchett Delta 3D Studios Designer Accessory Maker

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