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Covering Up the Smell of Weed: A Few Tricks

As a society, we’ve made some significant strides in the acceptance of cannabis in recent years. Still, pot is not legal everywhere, landlords tend to discourage the open use of marijuana by their tenants, and some people go apoplectic when they smell smoke of any kind.

As such, it can pay to know a few tricks that will enable you to cover the smell of weed so that you can enjoy your custom glass pipes without worrying about the dreaded “knock on the door”.

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A Short History of the Herb Vaporizer

Vaping is associated with the 21st century to almost the same degree as digital technology. It’s a thoroughly modern phenomenon made possible by various subtle technological advances and anyone who tells you otherwise is just blowing vape clouds up your you-know-what. Or are they?

Most anyone you ask in your local vape shop will be happy to tell you that the whole vape thing is a response to the rise of contemporary cannabis culture. But the truth is vaping has been with us for thousands of years. That doesn’t mean that the ancients had contemporary-looking vaporizers, but rather that they understood and practiced the art of vaporizing using a variety of low-tech methods.

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Seven Ways to Grind Without a Grinder

You can’t just take whole buds, stuff them into the bowl of a bong and fire them up. Well, you can. They’re your buds and you can do what you want with them. However, if you want to get the most out of them you’ll need to process them a bit first so that you get a nice even burn and a clean, consistent smoke, and that means grinding.

Most cannabis aficionados have a grinder at the ready at all times. Or, at least they try to. But there are inevitably going to be times when you set up the bong, whip out the weed, reach for your grinder and realize you left it home, or you lent it to your friend who hasn’t returned it yet. There isn’t time to arrange a delivery from the online head shop, so what to do?

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Bong Vocab 101: A Crash Course

Every group eventually develops its own vocabulary. Whether people are involved in building trades, climbing, skateboarding, fashion design, politics, auto mechanics, weightlifting or weed there’s a vocabulary that both signals your group membership and facilitates discussion on whatever subject the community has coalesced around.

Bong aficionados are no different. If you walk into your local head shop in Denver and attempt to engage someone in a conversation about the latest heady glass on offer you’re going to find yourself scratching your head and trying to act like you understand if you don’t acquaint yourself with the vocab first. So that’s what we’re here to do. Provide you with a crash course on the basic bong vocabulary.

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Why Not Cleaning Your Bongs and Pipes is a Bad Idea

THE TOP FIVE REASONS TO CLEAN YOUR BONGS & DENVER GLASS PIPES
Residue is unsafe
Besides being unsightly to look upon, accumulated residue can pose dangers for smokers. A significant amount of buildup may result in a fire when you cover up the carb, possibly burning your fingers and your mouth.
This hazard is totally preventable if you watch what you’re doing.
Maintain good hygiene
Take a puff, pass. Sharing your custom glass pipes is part of the group smoking experience. And this has been the case throughout the bong’s significant and smoldering history.

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The Essential Guide to Nectar Collectors

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Whether you’re exclusively a fan of oils or just dabble in dabbing wax, you owe it to yourself to make the most of every dabbing session. One foolproof way to maximize the impact of every hit is with the use of your number one nectar collector. Not familiar with this popular dabbing tool – or a little hazy on the product’s purpose? We’ve got you covered in this week’s guide. Our smoke shop team breaks down the fundamentals of nectar collectors below – including an overview of what they are, the story behind their origin, and the biggest reasons to snag a few nectar collectors ASAP from our online smoke shop or Denver-area locations.

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Four Important Reasons to Keep Your Water Pipes Clean

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has even the messiest cannabis smokers taking a second glance at their water pipes and smart rigs. More than ever before, our lives may depend on the length of our hand-washing sessions, coverage of our mouths and stringent sanitization of common surfaces. The good old days of “puff, puff pass” as the recommended practice are now officially behind us – do your friends a favor and keep the blunt to yourself this year.

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Six Types of Accessories Sold Online by 710 Pipes

710 Pipes is known for our exceptional smoking devices like dab rigs, hookahs, and water pipes. We carry hundreds of heady glass pieces available for sale in our online smoke shop, and thousands in our Northglenn and Denver pipe shop locations. We also have smart rigs and vaporizer products to meet every preference and price range. While these types of products may be our best-known options, they’re certainly not all we carry. If you’re in the market for smoke shop accessories, we have you covered with a range of options available on-site and online. Today’s guide explores our online smoke shop’s most popular accessory categories.

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What’s a Grinder and Why Do I Need One?

Whether you’re new to the smoke shop scene or you’ve been around the block for decades, you’re likely aware of the variety of options from one smoking session to the next. Some prefer to imbibe their favorite legal herb through water pipes, while others swear by concentrates and smart rigs. Many smokers stick with the simple pleasure of a well-rolled joint. No matter how you smoke it, the impact felt from any particular herb can vary significantly depending on the way it’s imbibed. As so many of our seasoned smoke-shop regulars will tell you, a quality grinder is essential for any self-respecting smoker, and it’ll boost the quality of any smoking session.

What exactly is a grinder – and why do you need one? We’ll break it down for you (just this once).

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Nine Best Reasons to Burn Incense

Freshens The Air In Your Home
Perhaps the most obvious benefit of incense is its pleasing aroma. Incense is a great way freshen the air in your home. While some flavors are more understated, others pack a bigger punch. If you’re looking to cover something unsavory, or mask the output of a freshly-used water pipe, stronger scents like cinnamon may be best. If you’re looking for a little lift to your household vibe, something subtle may be best for you. It may take a little experimenting to find your perfect fit. We have tons of affordable options at our Denver and Northglenn smoke shops to get you started.

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