Originally Posted by Dunkel
When I got my MZ I washed it and there was black stuff that came from the stem. Not sure if it was dust from sitting around for awhile, or some sort of rust preventitive. I'm betting if I wouldn't have washed the hookah first that it would have at the very least effected the flavor.
I was just really upset because i have just bought a new hookah and my first go on it was a disaster, i will experement and stuff but i dont think i did anything badly wrong.
But i will clean it out good and proper and try again.