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Old June 5th, 2007, 03:46 PM
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Default Re: Coal Lighting Tips!

Hey guys,

I've tried a lot of different methods for lighting coals. Since I mostly use quicklights, I don't have an issue with trying to concentrate heat, but using that can over the stove sounds like a great way to heat up any coal quickly.

This is what I do....I grasp the coals horizontally with Egyptian tongs (they hold better) and use one of those long grill lighters (otherwise my hands can get burned), I light the coals over a deep laundry sink, so all the residue lands in the sink not all over the coach/table, then I wave the charcoal lightly while blowing on it to get it glowing red all over, thatís it!! I find that if the charcoal is completely red then you don't have to milk the hookah as long.

Hope this helps
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