What exactly is a bubbler, and how do I use it?

by Liu Renhao

What exactly is a bubbler, and how do I use it?
Bubblers are a popular smoking accessory that combine the mobility of standard pipes with the smoothness of bongs.
Cannabis smoking devices such as bongs, bubblers, and other forms of pipes enable recreational users to try out new ways to enjoy their beloved substance while also assisting patients in determining the optimal routes of administration for their specific requirements.
Bubblers are a very common piece of apparatus. Bubblers are quickly becoming a standard smoking equipment for recreational users and patients alike, combining the mobility and ease-of-use of a conventional glass pipe with the smooth smoking experience of a bong.

Bubblers and bongs are two different types of water pipes. In reality, bubblers resemble a hybrid of a conventional glass pipe and a standard water pipe. They filter smoke using both water and a percolation mechanism, giving you the soft, smooth hits you'd expect from a bong.
Bubblers, on the other hand, are more similarly shaped and sized to pipes, which means they're generally smaller than a standard bong and can't be pulled apart for simple cleaning.

Like a typical dry pipe, bubblers have a mouthpiece, a bowl, and sometimes a carb hole. The stem that surrounds the bowl, on the other hand, is designed to retain a little quantity of water, which filters and cools the smoke before you inhale it. Smooth, clean hits occur as a result of this.

It's easy to use a bubbler. Fill the water chamber halfway with cold water (the colder, the smoother your hits). Then, like you would for a conventional bong hit, crush up some cannabis and put it into the bowl piece. Cover the carb with your finger or thumb and put your mouth over the mouthpiece if your bubbler has one.
Now light your bowl and pull the smoke into the chamber slowly but steadily, inhaling. After removing your thumb or finger from the carb, inhale the remaining smoke from the chamber.

Using a bubbler has a number of distinct benefits.
First and foremost, if you like to smoke using a bong, a bubbler is an excellent method to transport your preferred smoking device. They also provide smooth hits, making for a far more pleasurable smoking experience.
Bubblers combine the simplicity of use and convenience of a standard glass pipe with the smooth smoking experience of a bong. They're lightweight, robust, and simple to use, which is ideal for new users who aren't sure how to use a bong.

Bubblers have its drawbacks as well. The fact that bubblers cannot be cleaned as readily and completely as a bong is perhaps the largest disadvantage. This is owing to the fact that they are formed of a single piece of solid glass that cannot be separated. They also need more regular cleaning.
Bubblers also lack the same level of customization as bongs. Bong users have the option of upgrading their parts with new bowl pieces and other accessories. There are no practical methods to personalise bubblers since they are composed of one piece of glass with no detachable components.
Bubblers, on the other hand, have smaller bowls and burn quicker than bongs. While this is convenient for a short, smooth smoke on the run, it detracts from the enjoyment of smoking in a group.