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Can Silicone Pipes and Glass Pipes Handle Extreme Heat?

The art of pipe making has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years. It’s to the point now that a lot of people buy their glass pipes from our online head shop based on looks alone, and not whether it’s particularly durable or practical. And while buying a pipe based on aesthetics alone is fine it does raise a few questions, including whether or not that glass or silicone pipe will be able to handle the heat load it will be subjected to. In this post, the team at 710 Pipes will be looking to answer the question “Is heat a problem for silicone and glass pipes?

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How Often Should Glass Bongs Be Cleaned?

There’s nothing like a beautiful, well-made glass bong. The look, the feel, the monster hits. It’s enough to make you want to skip work and indulge yourself. But there’s an element to bong ownership that often goes unspoken, either because people are simply unaware of it, or because they believe its importance is overstated: cleanliness. Here at the 710 vape shop in Denver people often ask us if their bong needs to be cleaned. Our answer usually goes something like “Do you clean the plates you eat off of?”

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Five Ways to Salvage Your Old Weed

So you’ve found some old pot. Can you still use it? Will it hurt you? Will it get you high?

Our headshop gets this question all the time. Of course you don’t want to waste any precious nugs if you don’t have to. Luckily, you’re in the clear.

Using old weed can still get you high. But the best thing to do with it is to repurpose it! This can breathe some fresh air into your old pot.

Let’s go over the ins and outs of old weed, and finish off with some ideas on how to bring it back to life.

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How to Inhale Weed (Yes, There is a Right Way)

People come to our Denver headshop all the time wondering why they go through so much weed. The first thing we tell them is that they may not be inhaling correctly!

Our head shop knows all about inhaling weed firsthand. There are two main mistakes people make when trying to inhale weed:

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Bongs vs. Dab Rigs: How Do They Compare?

Before you look up “smoke shops near me”, you should know that our online head shop has the rundown on anything and everything weed-related. That’s why we’re going to walk you through bongs vs dab rigs 101!

Hitting a bong and taking a dab are two completely different animals. But you may be surprised to learn that the mechanisms are surprisingly similar.

You’re sure to have your preference for one or the other. Do you like the smooth, cool rips of a bong? Or the harsh-hitting dabs that knock you out?

Either way, it’s important to know as much as you can about tree life. So let’s get to it!

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Portable vs. Desktop Dry Herb Vaporizers

Anyone who works in a vape shop has to deal with questions about the differences between desktop and portable vaporizers all the time. In particular, people want to know if there’s a significant difference in functionality between the two or if the differences are mainly cosmetic. In this post, we’re going to compare how each type of unit performs similar functions, whether one is objectively better than the other and what are the pros and cons of each type of device.

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How to Tell the Difference Between Good and Bad Weed

Life is full of unanswered questions: What triggered the big bang? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it does it make any noise? How do you tell the difference between good weed and bad weed? We can’t do much to address the first two questions, but we do know a thing or two about marijuana and we’re here to say that there are some pretty reliable things to look for that will help ensure you only pack good weed into your custom glass pipes.

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Cleaning a Dab Rig: How to Do a Great Job

While there is some squabbling about who can claim credit for inventing the dab rig it’s generally accepted that they’ve been around for about 15 years. While strictly a curiosity at first the popularity of the dab rig had exploded in recent years as legal restrictions on the use of cannabis and cannabis-derived products have been lifted nationwide. In this post, those of us at your favorite online head shop are going to take a deep dive into the dab rig, what it is, how it works, and how to keep it clean so that it always provides optimal performance.

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How to Lower Your Weed Tolerance Without Stopping

No one wants to have to take a tolerance break. They’re no fun, you get withdrawals, and you miss out on getting high with your friends. Plus what are you supposed to do all day? Just look at your glass pipes sitting on the shelves?

But go to any Denver smoke shop and you’ll likely be told that the only way to lower your weed tolerance is to take a t-break. But our online smoke shop knows better!

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Why You Really Don’t Want to Drink Your Bong Water

The forbidden fruit: bong water. That which resides inside your favorite heady glass and mocks you.

It’s tempting when you’re high, we’ve got to say. You’d be lying to yourself if you said you’ve never thought about drinking it.

Or maybe you’re bold enough to have actually tried it! And honestly, how did that work out for you?

Bong water can hold a disgusting amount of pathogens if you don’t keep up with replacing it and cleaning your bong. And there’s nothing more shameful than having a gross bong lying around.

Do yourself a favor and read our Northglenn smoke shop team’s advice on all-things-bong-water – so that the next time temptation hits, you’ll remember the lessons you’ve learned.

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