Originally Posted by sammniamii
also another thing to take into consideration is the set-up of any pipe, you can take the "best" pipe in the world and set it up wrong (too much coal, bad coal, burnt shisha, dirty hookah, ect) and it can possibly be the worse smoke of all time.
This is really very true...I've had bad smokes from great pipes just from being lax with the cleaning. I also agree, all pipes are definetly not created equal lol. And with no x-factors involved, a quality pipe is just heads above lesser ones.