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Ice Bongs

If you're getting frustrated looking for the perfect bong, then you should chill out. Our Ice bongs will help you cool off and find the best bong for your buck, whilst providing a lovely cooling system to let you enjoy some ice cold rips!

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What are ice bongs?

Ice bongs, also known as ice catchers or ice notches, are a type of water pipe specifically designed to hold ice cubes. This feature is intended to cool down the smoke before it reaches the user, resulting in a smoother and more enjoyable smoking experience. Ice bongs are popular among those who enjoy using water pipes for smoking tobacco or other herbs.

How do I use an ice bong?

Fill the chamber with water, ensuring that the downstem is submerged. Place ice cubes into the chamber, resting them on the ice catchers or notches. Pack the herb into the bowl and attach it to the downstem. Light the herb while covering the carb (if the bong has one) and inhale through the mouthpiece. Release the carb (if applicable) or remove the bowl to clear the chamber of smoke.

What does the ice in an ice bong do?

The ice in the bong serves to cool the smoke, reducing harshness on the throat and making the experience more enjoyable. As the ice melts, it may increase the water level in the chamber, so be sure to monitor it and empty excess water as needed. It's also essential to clean the ice bong regularly, as residue from smoking can build up over time and affect the quality of the smoking experience.

Ice bongs are a popular variation of water bongs that utilise ice to cool and filter the smoke, providing a smoother and more enjoyable smoking experience. They have gained popularity among herb enthusiasts due to the enhanced flavour and reduced harshness they offer. While they operate similarly to regular water bongs, ice bongs feature ice notches, catchers or chambers designed to hold ice cubes or crushed ice, which cools the smoke as it passes through.

To use an ice bong, follow these simple steps:

  1. Clean your ice bong: Ensure that your ice bong is clean and free of residue. Rinse it with warm water and use a brush or pipe cleaner to remove any build-up.
  2. Fill with water: Fill the base of the ice bong with water, covering the end of the downstem by approximately 2.5-5 centimetres. The water level will determine the amount of filtration and the level of draw resistance.
  3. Add ice: Place ice cubes or crushed ice into the ice catcher or chamber. You can experiment with different types and quantities of ice to find the perfect cooling level for your preference. Some users even opt for reusable ice substitutes or flavoured ice cubes to enhance the experience.
  4. Prepare your bowl: Grind your cannabis and fill the bowl, packing it lightly to ensure optimal airflow. Attach the bowl to the downstem.
  5. Light and inhale: Hold a lighter or hemp wick to the cannabis whilst you simultaneously inhale from the mouthpiece. The smoke will be filtered through the water, cooling as it passes over the ice before reaching your lungs.
  6. Clear the chamber: After taking a hit, remove the bowl to clear any remaining smoke from the chamber before exhaling.
Advantages of ice bongs over regular water bongs include:

  • Smoother hits: The ice cools the smoke, making it less harsh on the throat and lungs. This can be especially beneficial for those who experience discomfort or coughing from regular water bongs.
  • Improved flavour: Ice bongs can enhance the taste of your cannabis by reducing the heat and harshness, allowing you to better appreciate the unique terpene profiles.
  • Reduced irritation: Cooler smoke is less likely to irritate the throat and lungs, making ice bongs a more enjoyable option for users with respiratory sensitivities.
  • Enhanced filtration: In addition to cooling the smoke, the ice also aids in filtering out impurities and particulate matter, resulting in cleaner, smoother hits.

While ice bongs provide a more comfortable and flavourful smoking experience, they do require a bit more maintenance due to the need for ice replenishment and potential condensation. Nevertheless, their advantages make them a popular choice for many herb smoking enthusiasts.

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