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Old March 17th, 2010, 10:42 AM
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Default Re: How long does it take for a phunnel to get started?

Originally Posted by Hookah Newb View Post
I use a small funnel

No windcover:
3 coals for about 5mins, the smoking usually starts up within the first minute. 2 coals for the long run then add the third one again when they start to die down.

With windcover:
2 + windcover for about 4-5min then remove the wind cover till towards the end of the coals life.

This has worked with tangiers, starbuzz, and nakhla for me.
EXACTLY the same for me. When i use three sometimes i'll put the windcover on for the first minute or two to help it heat up.
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