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Old May 16th, 2008, 05:21 PM
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Hi,
I'm really new with shisha. I recently remodeled my room and thought i would buy a hookah for decoration and occasional use. I bought a very cheap clearance one. It doesnt work very well and i want to fix it or at least find out the problem. it has two hoses. when you suck in the water does bubble so i dont think the hose has a leak. when you blow out, nothing comes out. i have the herbal shisha in the bowl with the cover and the coal on top. i have rubber stoppers between everything but no smoke seems to build up anywhere. after 10 mins i got one tiny puff of smoke. what should i do or check for ?
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Old May 16th, 2008, 05:29 PM
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Default Re: new hookah help

put water in the hookah, take off the bowl and hose

suck in from the hose port, see what happens.
blow out from the hose port, see what happens.

if there is a clog somewhere youll notice like this. otherwise you could be putting too much in the bowl, or the hose.

you try the same thing without the hose and with the bowl on and isolate it to the bowl or hose.

ive never tried the herbal molasses but ive heard is not very good, however you should still be getting clouds
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Old May 16th, 2008, 05:30 PM
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when you inhale through one hose, is air also being sucked in through second hose or is there a valve blocking it off? another thing, is your coal hot enough? if it isnt hot you wont get any smoke
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Old May 16th, 2008, 06:10 PM
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Default Re: new hookah help

yup check for leaks or clogs like scoop said and you need heat it will take a little bit to get going but not 10 minutes, what kind of hookah is it? do you have seals at the hose, bowl, base, second hose? Maybe your tobacco is too wet. just things to think about.
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Old May 16th, 2008, 06:15 PM
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Yep, sounds to me like you have a 2 hose without the mya autoseal feature. so when you suck in it's also sucking air through the other hose. Just order a hose plug and jam something in the unused hose temporarily.
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Old May 16th, 2008, 06:46 PM
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You might want to check your coals too. If it is not giving the shish enough heat then you obviously won't get smoke. Scoot it in a little bit more and see if you get bigger clouds. Don't center it right off the bat though. You can tell if you got leaks if you plug one end of the hose and blow and if you feel air moving then there you go.....
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