Re: Coal Preferrance
I have to agree on the Coconaras. ******* Hookah natural coals are good too, but definitely need more maintenance to keep your bowl smoking well. You also need more of them.
On my vortex bowl, I use three Coconaras to get it started, then pull one off and smoke for 30-ish minutes, then put the third back on and smoke for another 20-ish. With ******* Hookah, I need four to get it started, then somewhere along the line pull off one of the coals and smoke on three, then pull off another and smoke on two then after a short while start adding the coals back on.
CH still smokes good, it just requires more attention and more coals--which is okay cause a Kilo comes with more coals in the box.
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