How best to clean your pipe...

Sooner rather than later one of your best pipes in Long Island will get gummed up and covered with resin from the spice you have been smoking in it. When this happens it’s time to give the pipe a well deserved rest and cleaning. Keeping your pipe clean is not hard and the effort is well worth it. The time between cleanings is all dependent on the frequency that the pipe is used. If you are a casual smoker it may go months before it needs a cleaning, conversely if you use your pipe two or three times a day you may have to clean it every week. When your Pipes Long Island get covered with a filthy black resin they not only look terrible, they smoke terrible, it may even reach the point where you cannot draw a hit the pipe is so clogged. To clean the pipe, here are a few tips: Use pipe cleaners to remove as much resin as you can, the cleaners can be had in any head shop or tobacco shop. Start with the mouthpiece, run a pipe cleaner through it from one end to the other, the first pass will usually push out a substantial plug of resin. Once you are finished with the stem, do the same with the carburetor. Do this as often as you have to get any evidence of resin out of the bowl, if there is any resin left, usually a tooth pick is all that is needed to pick the remaining resin out. Take a container large enough for the pipe and fill it with rubbing alcohol. Make sure you get 90% alcohol and not 60%. Gently place the pipe in the alcohol and leave it overnight at the minimum, the...