Originally Posted by photolinger
you shouldnt have ash in your water
i get ash on top of the stem a bit and all over the tobacco but nothing really noticeable in the water
what tobacco are you using, how are you packing it?
make sure out coals are near the out side of the bowl and keep the holes away from the hole in the middle, i honestly have a large area in the middle of no holes on my phunnels (probably 1/3-1/2 of the diameter, closer to 1/3 i think)