water pipes

Four Important Reasons to Keep Your Water Pipes Clean

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has even the messiest smokers taking a second glance at their hygiene habits. 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 water pipe to yourself this year.

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Twenty-Three More Smoke Shop Terms to Know

Our three smoke shop locations in Denver and Northglenn stay stocked with thousands of quality products. While the variety lets smoke shop regulars find everything they need, it’s easy to get confused by the range of different options. Thankfully, last month’s guide to smoke shop terminology explained twenty-two top phrases to know before you shop – and this week’s follow-up has the meaning of twenty-three more.

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Twenty-Two Smoke Shop Terms to Know

Before making your next selection in our online smoke shop or any other store, it’s important to fully understand your options. With hundreds of our best pipes, water pipes and accessories available for online order – and thousands for sale from our Denver-area locations – that’s no small feat. Unless you’re an industry professional, reaching fluency in head shop lingo can be easier said than done. Our team is happy to answer every question you may have when you stop into our local smoke shops, but that’s not too helpful after business hours if you’re looking to buy online right away.

If you’re new to the smoke shop scene, or a little hazy on the latest lingo, fear not. Our smoke shop writers are here to help with our online guide to smoke shop terminology with quick explanations of these twenty-two common phrases.

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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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Five Silicone Smoking Devices Under $100

Heady glass hand pipes and water pipes are revered for their exceptional beauty and intricate custom features. With stunning aesthetic appeal and extensive variation, there’s so much to appreciate about high-end heady glass. The biggest drawback to works of art like these is their relative breakability. After investing hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars on the glass piece of your dreams, it’s only natural to want to use it all the time. However, a single drop can shatter your prized possession and render it totally useless. Don’t get us wrong – heady glass is worth every penny. However, if you’re not known for your steady hand or grace on your feet, you may welcome a break from the worries about breaking your device.

Silicone pipes and water pipes have many advantages – chief among these is their limitless durability. With simplistic builds and affordable prices, these pieces boast impressive quality and durability – holding their own among high-end alternatives in terms of quality, function and form. If you need a break from your daily worries, a break-proof hand pipe or water pipe could be exactly what you need.

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How is Heady Glass Made?

If you’re a smoke shop regular, you’re likely to appreciate the art of well-crafted heady glass pieces. It’s impossible not to respect the intricacy and vision in exceptional glass pieces by talented glassblowers on the market today. When you’re marveling at the works of Denver legends like Hedman Headies, Mycomann, 2 Kind Glass and more, you may find yourself wondering exactly how these works of art are made. Today’s article takes a closer look at the process of heady glass creation with a step-by-step review of the standard glassblowing process.

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Heady Glass 101: An Essential Guide

710 Pipes carries a range of stunning and locally made heady glass. If you’re new to the head shop scene, or looking to better understand your options, review our expert guide to learn the essentials of heady glass.

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COVID-19 and Cannabis: How Smokers Can Stay Safe

Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, was officially deemed a pandemic on Wednesday by the World Health Organization. The international outbreak of coronavirus has already claimed the lives of sixty Americans and more than 6,000 individuals around the world.
The spread of COVID-19 has unduly affected some regions and high-risk demographics, but even lower-risk individuals have taken serious steps to reduce their odds of infection. Schools and workplaces across America have shut down indefinitely to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and individuals across the nation have begun self-quarantining, resulting in national shortages of high-demand supplies like water, soap, and toilet paper.

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Hard-Hitting History of the Modern Bong

The oldest water pipe known to historians is around 2,400 years old. These relics were made entirely of solid gold, and used exclusively by Scythian tribal chiefs, who prevailed over territory that eventually became modern-day Russia. That’s right – there’s a solid gold bong predating the invention of the wheelbarrow.

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Types of Pipes: What Should You Choose?

Whether you’re a longtime smoker or new to the field of grass, you’ve likely been curious about the various modes of consumption available for use. Walking into a smoke shop with thousands of options can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Pipes are generally made from one of three materials: glass, wood, and metal. There are pros and cons to each type of instrument that any user would be wise to consider, to ensure that they’re getting the best experience possible. There are many options to consider purchasing at any smoke shop, from vaporizers, to water pipes, bongs and more. Today we’ll compare the three most popular materials used for pipes and the benefits and drawbacks to each, so that those of you in the market for a pipe will know exactly what to look for on your next trip to your local head shop.

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