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Old May 26th, 2009, 08:06 PM
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Default Re: Water going up stem, wtf!

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Originally Posted by thetallest View Post
Yeah, that happened to me before. Like many have already said, it's probably the purge valve. The ball bearing in mine got stuck. I went to purge the smoke and I blew really hard but nothing came out. Instead, water went all the way up to my bowl, and I heard a hissing sound as it got up to the coals. Needless to say my session was ruined;
wet tobacco + extinguished coals =
its even worse when you get water up to the tobacco but you dont kill your coals, it tastes really horrid

-matt
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