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Old July 30th, 2009, 11:00 AM
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Default Re: You got hose'd

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Originally Posted by cbyerspace View Post
Im not sure how the thickness on the hose makes much diff... I figure the openings on the tips would make the bigest diff... I have the km hose with the wood end and I sanded it open alittle more and it pulls better than anything I have tried... I guess i don't understand how a wide hose makes a diff when your opening coming from the hookah itself is only so big...

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Originally Posted by foibled View Post
It would take a lesson in fluid dynamics to explain this but the simple answer is a larger inner diameter system with several flow
restrictions or nozzles would have a higher mass flow rate than a system with an inner diameter equal to that of the restriction's.
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If you have a path for something to "flow"....an increase in any dimension will make the draw easier. Opening the ends...or increasing the diameter. Both will maximize it obviously.
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