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What is This Glass Device?

Discussion in 'Glass' started by macbill, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. macbill

    macbill Maníaco de Mota

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    Someone gave me a glass pipe, and I don't know how to use it. It's a glass tube within another glass tube with a Gong type bowl. Do you fill it with water and raise the inside tube to draw from the bowl?

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  2. Caligula

    Caligula *results not typical.

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    The person who gave it to you doesnt know either?

    Might be for rectal administration...

    @dorkus_molorkus ?
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  3. macbill

    macbill Maníaco de Mota

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    No. Her father just died and it was in his collection. The inner tube has a hole it the bottom. I'm thinking maybe you fill it with water and it displaces the air in the inner tube, and as you raise the inner tube out light the bowl. Perhaps it's Polish (or Italian or Irish: put your own race-baiting term). Seems like an awfully designed piece.
  4. SD_haze

    SD_haze MMJ Vaporist

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    @macbill
    It's a gravity bong!! A nice one too..
    (Gravity pulls the smoke down instead of your lungs)

    It's designed for smoking but theoretically could be used as a "vapor lung" too.
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    EDIT:
    Here's an example of a glass one that is nicer like yours.
    Made by Grav Labs.
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  5. Dangus

    Dangus Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.

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    A 'gravity bong' perhaps?
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  6. stickstones

    stickstones Wasted Staff Member

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    Yup. That's the nicest gravity bong I ever saw
  7. macbill

    macbill Maníaco de Mota

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    Interesting. The water really doesn't get a chance to cool the smoke much.
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  8. dorkus_molorkus

    dorkus_molorkus My member is well known

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    Its for the punch of the hit as you plunge the glass down & inhale the smoke.
    That my man is a very nice gravity bong.
    Not for everybody, but I still do gravity bong vapor hits when I am mj rations.

    and it fucks you up nicely! :tup:

    Its not something I would pay a lot of money for, but its a nice item to have.
    Ima bit jealous TBH.


    Well done, its a really cool piece.

    & yes, its a multi purpose piece & is good for rectal probing!:tup:
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  9. SD_haze

    SD_haze MMJ Vaporist

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    Yeah 99% of gravity bongs are basically pipes. No water filtration. Still, cooler than a short dry pipe.
    Their main purpose is that you can pack a really small bowl and get an efficient rip out of it.
    edit: like @dorkus_molorkus said, good for rationing.

    Never been a fan. I found the waterfall bong much more fun.
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  10. Caligula

    Caligula *results not typical.

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    It is pretty cool and novel though. Perhaps it might make for a good trade to someone with something more your speed?
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  11. macbill

    macbill Maníaco de Mota

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    Her Dad was a pretty good friend of mine. I think it was her way to give me a physical piece of Jimmy as a remembrance, although I never saw him use it. Even if I never use it, I'll remember where I got it. It's at least a good conversation piece. But thanks for the idea.
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  12. Newcastle

    Newcastle Stoned!

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    So I bet it is pretty fun to use....Sorry about your loss. I would give it a try as a tribute. At least fill it up and see it function. It looks like you would spark a bowl, I know yuk. Rise it up and the suction will fill the chamber with smoke. Remove the slide and the smoke should shoot straight out the top. Hmmm. It might be Polish....lol
  13. macbill

    macbill Maníaco de Mota

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    Well, it's ok. I'm sure it's better when one gets the hang of it. Lighting the bowl while raising the tube involves coordination, and doing so while keeping the end of the tube still submerged in water adds an element of "rubbing your head and patting your stomach", or however that goes. Personally, I think you have to work too hard for your hit. Additionally, the amount of air that the water displaces volume-wise isn't that large of a hit.
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  14. Newcastle

    Newcastle Stoned!

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    Well its a very nice wall hanger / conversation peace!:peace:
  15. DieHard

    DieHard Vertical transportation specialist.

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    Ok here's one... What is this? It seems to be missing a bowl. Not sure if all of these things go with it or what's missing. The label on the glass says Fracisco Products.
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  16. macbill

    macbill Maníaco de Mota

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    It reminds me of a vaccuum coffee maker.
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  17. SD_haze

    SD_haze MMJ Vaporist

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    Agreed! It's more novelty than anything else.
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  18. tepictoton

    tepictoton Well-Known Member

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    Hehe that last one looks like a double barrel crack vaporizer or something...lol sure could use some cleaning LOL

    Might be nice tool for DMT...:2c::)
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  19. clouded vision

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    That really is the nicest gravity bong I've ever seen. Back in college my friends and I would rip 2 liter grav bongs all the time but only because it really conserved weed. I think that's probably one of the worst ways to smoke, nothing like a lung full of thick stale dry smoke followed by 20 minute coughing fit. I imagine a nice small glass one like that would be a little smoother though.
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