Originally Posted by ZenSilk
Most km's don't even last a week before getting rust on the inner downstem. with chinese hookahs, the material is just lighter, and most importantly the chamber is usually a plated common. The holes in the plate are extremely tiny leading to a very restricted draw. The Aluminum I have noticed absorbs ghost flavors worse than any other metal. Cleaning the center stem will be fine, but it's impossible to clean the chamber.
yeah, when I said that it would last a year I was meaning beyond usable