How to make a pumpkin bong (in 30 minutes)


At Revolutionary Clinics, we think Every person must have a tiny enjoyable at Halloween. Irrespective of whether you like to dress up or not, a pumpkin bong is assured to make you the life of any Halloween Celebration.

In the interest of total transparency, we didn’t invent the pumpkin bong. But just as we’re normally content to use our instruction and knowledge to boost your cannabis consumption knowledge, right here are step-by-step directions with a handful of pro-recommendations mixed in to enable you devote significantly less time developing your pumpkin bong and far more time enjoying it.

What you require: (apart from a pumpkin):

  • A bowl
  • A downstem
  • A straw (not pictured above – we utilized a stiff straw from a reusable water bottle)
  • A pumpkin carving kit

Pick a modest to medium size pumpkin

If you are hunting to impress your close friends, by all indicates go with a significant pumpkin. Just hold in thoughts you will have far more prep perform to do and far more work will be expected to use it. The pumpkin we utilized for this project was 4 pounds which was a lot.

As you are slicing off the leading of the pumpkin, carve a notch for a lot easier placement

When you place the leading back on your pumpkin, you are going to require the tightest seal feasible to channel the force of your inhaled breath via the bowl. Carving a notch will assure you know specifically exactly where to location the leading of the pumpkin after you are prepared to get cranking.

It is worth the further time and work to hollow out the pumpkin

We know what you are considering: “Do I truly have to take out the guts”? There are a number of articles and videos of individuals generating a pumpkin bong in ten minutes by going with a very simple mouth hole and not removing the “guts” and seeds. If you do not thoughts spitting out bits of pumpkin, by all indicates, skip this step. At Revolutionary Clinics, we think that if a thing is worth performing, it is worth performing effectively. We also believe that placing your mouth straight on a pumpkin is sort of nasty and not terribly pleasant. To that finish, we not only advocate taking the time to scoop out the guts, we recommend investing $four in a carving kit that includes a serrated scooper. These tiny edges make brief perform of the stringier components of the pumpkin which tends to make the further work of removing them a entire lot a lot easier.

Make positive your downstem hole is positioned at AT LEAST a 45 degree angle

This is crucial. Just about every degree you position your downstem under 45 degrees increases the awful likelihood of you spilling your cannabis. Placement of the downstem is also crucial. Do not go also low or your downstem will get blocked by the bottom of the pumpkin and reduce off airflow.

You will also want to be positive to go higher adequate on the pumpkin so that the downstem does not get blocked by the bottom of the pumpkin.

Make a smaller sized hole than you believe you require for the downstem and straw

Generating your pumpkin bong as uncomplicated to use as feasible demands tight seals about the downstem and straw. It is uncomplicated to make the holes for these elements larger but it is not possible to make them smaller sized. Use the puncture tool in your carving kit to get the holes began and use the saw extremely cautiously to widen it. Function the downstem in cautiously taking care not to break the glass.

Spot the straw as higher up on the pumpkin as feasible

The purpose for this is very simple physics. The larger you location the straw on the pumpkin, the far more volume inside the pumpkin you will be in a position to displace with water and the a lot easier it will be to inhale your cannabis. The pumpkin bong will nonetheless perform if you go a tiny low but you could obtain your self with the incorrect sort of head rush.

Add water for a smoother knowledge

Pouring water via the leading of your pumpkin will not only make inhaling a lot easier, it will cool the smoke for a far more enjoyable consumption knowledge. Just be positive to add adequate water to cover the percolation slits in your downstem. You can normally add far more water to adjust the level of lung energy expected to get items going. Just hold in thoughts that the far more water you add, the heavier your pumpkin bong will be. Water will also lessen the flavor of your smoke so hold that in thoughts as effectively.

Decorate your pumpkin bong and let your close friends know you care

There’s no such issue as a negative pumpkin bong (unless it does not perform) but a decorated pumpkin bong is further festive and will up the entertainment worth for all the celebration guests. Show your creativity by etching the surface of the pumpkin (no deep cuts, please, recall to hold these tight seals in tact!), break out the markers and paints or do what we did, choose up a Mr. Potato Head and place him to perform in approaches the great people at Playskool by no means imagined.

What’s the craziest fruit, vegetable or container You have ever turned into a bong? Inform us about it on our Facebook web page or drop us a line working with the kind on our web page! We hope to hear from you quickly!


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