There really is no end to the creativity of those who wish to find new and more effective ways to smoke. From apples to corn cob pipes to honey bears, to ceramic to glass and now… silicone pipe. If you haven’t met one yet, let me introduce you to your new favorite camping pipe.
Now let’s be clear: a silicone pipe is not just for camping. Being virtually unbreakable, they are perfect for festivals, around the pool, boating or kayaking, hiking expeditions, you name it. They are also the perfect pipe to whip out at home when your clumsy friends come over. “Sorry, buddy. You’re going to have to use the silicone pipe. No glass for you this time, my friend.”
As with any type of pipe, there are more than one style to choose from. There are your basic straight tube bongs, mini bongs that can be used with dry herb or as a dab rig, and even hand pipes, some of which have a handy silicone cap on them that can be used to store a fresh or partly smoked bowl. My favorite, though, is the classic straight bong that comes in two parts.
Here’s a breakdown of a silicone pipe you can break down: The lower part is made up of the base, the joint for the stem, and a short…