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Old April 14th, 2010, 12:03 PM
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Default Re: How to pack AF into alien phunnel?

I've expressed my opinion before .. That "Alien" bowl looks to be way too shallow! It looks like it would burn the tobacco.

There is a big difference between "burning" and "smoldering"
- Burning produces huge clouds but you sacrifices flavor and end up with harsh burnt smoke
- Smoldering produces huge flavor and respectable clouds

Try your Al Fakher in a regular Egyptian bowl or a Vortex. You can vary the amount of tobacco to a minimal amount in a small Egyptian bowl or even a Vortex. Just pop a windcover over the bowl with 1-2 coals and you will be able to build up some great heat to produce respectable clouds with a conservative amount of shisha tobacco. Pull the windcover on and off to manage heat and rotate your coals.

Hope that helps ..
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