Who doesn't love a good clean hit from a well-packed glass bowl? It tastes smoother than the burning paper from joints and it doesn't have the metallic taste you get from metal bowls.
If you've made the decision to buy glass online you've probably noticed the pretty hefty price tag attached to a lot of glass pieces. Some online stores are cheap enough but have less than reputable quality.
So how do you find cheap glass online with decent quality? In this article, we’ll help you find the right piece at the right price.
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How to Find Cheap Glass Online
Where there's a will there's away. While it's true that you get what you pay for, you can also score some pretty awesome savings online. If you know what to look for you could get a great piece for less than $50.
Some sites have really low prices because their products are inferior quality. Many of these sites are mass-produced pieces that are made of cheap materials. These pipes are very fragile and often arrive at your house in pieces.
It's important to know what you're looking for when shopping for new glass pieces. Let's take a look at what makes a good glass piece.
What to Look for
When shopping for a piece online be sure to check out the specs of the piece. A good glass piece will have a thicker glass. The thicker the glass the harder it will be to break.
Another factor to consider is the base, a wider base gives your piece more stability. Things happen and if your piece doesn't have much stability it could easily get knocked over.
While this technique has nothing to do with the quality of the pipe. You might also want to consider thinking about how easy the pipe is to clean. No one likes the taste of smoking from a dirty piece.
Be sure to read any reviews on the pieces you're interested in too. While you can get lots of information from the product description and pictures it doesn't show you any flaws it may have. Reading reviews can give you valuable insight into the real quality and durability of the piece.
You’re also going to want to ask yourself some questions before you buy. Do I will be smoking in a group or alone more? Do I need a small piece that I can hide and travel with easily?
These questions can help determine what type of glass piece you should be looking for. You don’t want to commit to a big bulky bong if you need to hide it from kids. You don’t want to be stuck with a small spoon pipe if you frequently smoke with a bigger group of people.
Types of Glass Pieces
There are many different styles of glass pieces. On the smaller end of the spectrum, you have dry pipes like spoons, chillums, and one-hitter. On the bigger end, you have pieces like bubblers and bongs.
They each have their own advantages and disadvantages as well as their own price range. Not sure what you’re looking for? Here are a few to get you started.
Spoons, Chillums, and One Hitter
These pipes are a great option for consumers who want a durable piece that is easily concealed. These pipes are generally small enough to stash away in a drawer or in a bag if you’re on the go.
These pipes are a good choice for a small session alone or with a couple of friends. They are also an affordable option, a good spoon pipe or chillum can range from $15 to $45.
The downside to these pipes is they can be difficult to clean. They are also prone to collecting more resin inside their chambers.
Glass bongs are by far one of the most popular ways to consume the CBD and Marijuana flower. A good bong will offer cool smooth hits and high-quality durability.
A bong uses water to help filter the smoke for a smoother hit. Many bongs also feature percolators that further help to cool and filter the smoke. These features make for a great and highly enjoyable smoke session.
Bongs come in many shapes, sizes, and designs. They can be tall or short, wide or thin, they can even look like guns, skulls, or guitars.
Most bongs are good for smoking with a group, but can't is easily hidden. A good bong can cost upwards of $60 and up. In this case, $60 is cheap for a quality piece.
Bubblers are a bit smaller than bongs but still offer some of their benefits. Like a bong, a bubbler uses water to help filter the smoke for a smoother hit.
Bubblers are a great option if you like the water pipes but smoke alone most of the time. They are also easier to stash than a full-size bong. They are generally pretty easy to clean.
Bubblers can also come in many shapes and designs. It’s easy to find one to fit your personality and budget at between $30–$65.
We hope you enjoyed this short guide to finding cheap glass online. And we hope this helps you find your perfect next piece without breaking the bank. Don’t forget to share this article with your family and friends on social media.
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