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Old March 9th, 2009, 04:05 PM
Hajo Flettner
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Default Re: Good Quality Hookahs?

Pretty much all of the big Egyptian brands are well built rigs that are pretty similar. I don't think it matters if you get an MZ, KM or El Ashrey in terms of functionality provided that you get something that is 30" U.S. +.

Personally, I am a big supporter of Syrian made narghiles since the solid, machined brass is simply the best material I know of for the application. I also have found that they purge better, have a somewhat tighter draw and cooler smoke. Syrian glass tends to have less air pockets and a higher borosilicate content which makes for a heavier and more durable base.

Bottom line is that better Egyptian stuff is great but nothing can beat a high quality Syrian.
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