4 Simple Ways to Keep Your Pipe, Bubbler, Rig or Bong Clean. There is nothing that brings a sesh down faster than a dirty pipe , bubbler , rig , or bong chalked in a gross amount of resin. This article will break down how to clean each kind of glass in a few easy steps with the simplest ingredients.
These six household staples — sea salt, isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol, tap water, grain alcohol, baking soda, and vinegar — are common key ingredients that can turn your goopy piece brand spanking new. How to Clean Pipes Using Rubbing Alcohol and Sea Salt. When it comes to bowls, Sherlocks, chillums, one-hitters, and steamrollers — sea salt and isopropyl alcohol are best. This combination of two popular household items is the quickest way to clean popular dry glass pieces. ¼ cup (67 grams) coarse sea salt 6-8 tablespoons (89-118 milliliters) isopropyl alcohol, enough to submerge the piece fully in the bag. 1 large zipper storage bag Cotton swabs Metal tongs with rubber pads Towel. Pour in the sea salt and isopropyl alcohol, then close the bag. Let the mixture soak sitting against a wall upright for 4-5 hours. (Make sure the glass piece is fully covered by the sea salt and isopropyl alcohol mixture.) Every hour, come back and shake for 1 minute.
After 4-5 hours, the isopropyl alcohol mixture should become brown. Remove the pipe with tongs, and use a cotton swab to scrub any remaining sticky spots inside the pipe. Rinse under warm running tap water to clean your pipe fully and dry on a towel before use. The beautiful child of a dry glass pipe and a bong, otherwise known as a bubbler, is best cleaned in boiled vinegar and water. Common household solvents such as isopropyl alcohol are safe when handled correctly, but solvents aren't for everyone. This is where simple tap water and vinegar can come to the rescue. 2 cups (250 milliliters) tap water 2 cups (260-265 milliliters) white or apple cider vinegar. Metal tongs with rubber pads Small bottle brush Small saucepan Stove Towel. Add the water, vinegar, and bubbler to the small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer or the lowest setting on the stove. Warning: Never place a cold pipe into boiling water. Let the water simmer for 1 hour or until the water becomes dark amber. After 1 hour, gently pick up the bubbler and swish it around in the water to dislodge any plugs. Using a bottle brush, gently scrub the bubbler while plunged in the vinegar water. Gently remove the glass and rise under warm running tap water. Place onto a towel to cool and dry completely before use. Did you ever wonder if you could use the honey amber colored oil stuck within your oil rig? Reclaim is decarboxylated , full of cannabinoids , and high in CBN . There is debate whether reclaim should be used, but as long as it isn't reclaimed using a solvent, it should be safe, albeit undesirable to some. If you're interested in adding it to edibles, use grain alcohol. 25.4 ounces (one 750 milliliter bottle) grain alcohol.
Glass 8-inch square baking dish Cheesecloth Small rubber spatula Towel. Pour the grain alcohol into your rig until the inside is filled up fully. After 24 hours, plug the holes in the rig with your fingers and shake vigorously to dislodge the globs. Pour this mixture into the baking dish and cover with cheesecloth. Rise the rig under warm running water and place on a towel to dry. After the alcohol has been evaporated, scrape the honey oil from the dish. Thankfully, a little patience, baking soda, vinegar, and hot water will solve this problem. Note: These instructions are for bongs 18 inches or smaller. 4 cups (about 1 liter) white or apple cider vinegar 2 cups (460 grams) baking soda, plus an additional ½ cup (115 grams) baking soda in reserve Tap water. 19 ½-inch tall (50 centimeters) 40 quart/10 gallon (37.9 liters) stock pot Bottle brush or toothbrush Measuring cup Metal tongs with rubber pads 2 towels.
Pour in 1/2 cup (115 grams) baking soda down the bong stem. Pour the remaining 1 1/2 cups (345 grams) of baking soda into the bottom of the pot. Slowly pour 1 cup (250 milliliters) of vinegar down the bong stem. This will cause an instant fizzy reaction creating carbonic acid.