Author Archives: Appropos

Rebuildable Atomizers Defogged

What are Rebuildable Atomizers? Rebuildable atomizers are not generally for those just getting into vaping. They are for those who have had some experience with electronic cigarettes and are looking to get more out of their experience. Most people start vaping with something simple and resemblant to an analog cigarette, such as Blu or Juul. […]

American Made Wooden Dugout, a Holiday Home Run

The American Made Wooden Dugout Makes a Great Gift If you’re looking for the perfect gift to fulfill your secret Santa duties, then you’ve come to the right place. Our classic bat and American made wooden dugout combination fits nicely into most secret Santa budgets. The bat and dugout is our most popular product here […]

Vaporizer Basics

A vaporizer is a device that allows material to be cooked without combustion. This is usually done via an oven wherein the material is heated to beneath the point at which it catches flame. In the smoking world, there are three basic substances that get vaporized: dry herbs, concentrate waxes, and oils. Each substance requires […]

Holiday Sale Pipes at Sunflower

Rejoice, Our Holiday Sale Pipes Are Here! Now that Thanksgiving has passed, our holiday sale pipes have arrived. We at Sunflower Pipes have been busy preparing for the season and our ready to unleash plooms of holiday spirit into the Bushwick community and the world at large. Like a Snoop Dogg Santa we are bringing joy to all those special […]

CBD: The Gray Area’s Wonder Drug

When most people think of marijuana they think of THC, THC being the psychotropically classified primary isomer within marijuana that is responsible for getting people high. But recently a lot of attention has been being paid to CBD, or cannabidiol, a non psychoactive and therapeutic component of canbanoids that is becoming more favorable among the medical […]

A Modern History of Glassblowing

A Modern History of Glassblowing The Origins of Natural Glass & Glassblowing Natural glass has existed since the origin of time, formed when certain types of rocks become molten as a result of natural high-temperature phenomena such as volcanic eruptions, lightning strikes or meteoric impact, that will then cool and solidify rapidly. Following it’s accidental discovery, […]

How To Properly Clean & Maintain Your Glass

Cleaning: One often struggles to find a pleasure on par with that of smoking out of a clean glass bowl for the first time. Nothing beats a completely pure vessel providing you with uninhibited smoking pleasure, but after time and consistent use, pieces become clogged, dirtied, and soiled by sticky, smelly resin. Luckily pipes can be cleaned quickly and easily […]

Pax, Gpro and Micro G How to Spot a Fake

Know a buddy that went out and got a New Gpro, Micro G or Pax for an unbelievably great price Only to have it break the next day? It was a fake! Vaporizers are hot products, companies are fervently plowing through R&D to bring the next advancement to the market. There is many the Chinese company […]

Waterpipe World: Percolaters

With the exponential expansion of glass water pipes, we’ve seen new designs incorporated as the pipe producers steadily innovate to reach a wider audience. For example, the majority of glass water pipes now include ice catchers blown into the stem of the piece.  These are quite basic yet add a significantly beneficial feature to a water pipe that transforms […]

Toss That Old Metal Pipe, Glass Pipes are Better!

At Sunflower Pipes we often get the question, “Why are glass pipes better than other smoking pipes?” Regular smoking pipes, ones made out of materials such as metal or wood, have traditionally been used for smoking but they are not always the best option; here are some reasons why. Durability When people think of glass they think […]

The Stratus Line

At Sunflower Pipes we carry a large number of products from the Stratus vaporizer line. Stratus has products to fit a wide variety of needs all of which are sold at great prices. This article will list the different products we sell, highlighting the specifics of each.   Starter Kit The Stratus Starter Kit is designed for use […]

Why We Love RAW Rolling Papers

Why We Love  RAW Rolling Papers Humble Beginnings Serving as the inspiration in a grand design, Marfil Arroz rolling papers were originally produced and manufactured in Alcoy, Spain, the paper making capital of Europe. The company eventually disbanded sometime around the 80’s due to legalities. Josh Kesselman remembers Marfilo Arroz fondly. Mostly because his father […]

iStick

Eleaf-iSmoka is a Chinese company that has been around since 2008. Their popular e-cigarette battery mod, the iStick comes in a variety of models ranging in wattage from ten to a hundred with watt temperature controlled models available. The company also sells a variety of atomizers/tanks. And a few of their products come bundled in kits which make them […]

Juul By Pax

The folks over at PAX Labs must seriously know what they’re doing. Following the release of it’s newly debuted Pax 2 model, PAX Labs has released their own rendition of the electronic cigarette. Introducing, Juul. What Is Juul? The Juul is a sleek, elegant, rectangular e-cigarette that promises more of the nicotine kick comparable to […]

Comparing the Pax and Pax 2

Pax and Pax 2 Since its inception in 2012, the Pax has remained one of the most popular and best reviewed devices on the market. Its sleek design, great performance, ease of use and Ploom’s awesome customer service has made Pax a leading name in the industry. The Pax 2, released in March of this year, has […]

“Quartz, Ceramic, Titanium, Oh My!” A Comprehensive Guide To Concentrate Nails

Understanding Concentrate Nails Of all great inquiries in modern history, none is more confusion laden than that regarding concentrate nails. When presented with all the different nail options, one might find themselves a bit overwhelmed. Terms like male and female, adjustable and fixed, dome and domeless can lead to some serious head-scratching. Today, we at Sunflower Pipes present you with […]

G-Slim Grenco Vaporizer Review

Combining portability & affordability, the G-Slim Grenco Vaporizer hits the nail on the head introducing it’s G-Slim series of Ground Material and Extract vaporizers. Grenco describes The G-Slim as “a new line of lightweight technology that combines the luxury of portability with the benefit of affordability.” Available in both Disposable & Rechargeable models.  First Look: Grenco […]

eVic-VT

eVic-VT Review   The eVic-VT is a mod/battery for e-cigarettes made by Joyetech. Joyetech was founded in 2007, making it one of the newer e-cigarette makers on the market. The company, however, seems to be hard at work making their mark on the e-cigarette landscape, offering high end technology and sleek designs for affordable prices.   […]

The Ruby Vaporizer

The Ruby Vaporizer – An Affordable Gem The Ruby is a vaporizer pen made by Vaporite. It is specifically used for vaping waxes and concentrates. Vaporite make a few other products in their gemstone line: including the Saphire and the Emerald. The Saphire is designed to be used with e-juices and runny oils. The Emerald is a dry […]

King’s Barrel

King’s Barrel E-cigarette Juice King’s Barrel is a connoisseur’s brand of E-cigarette juice, if that can be said to yet exist. It’s made in America by a company located in Los Angeles, CA. There are six different flavors to choose from: Gatekeeper, Key Master, Blacksmith, Archer, King’s Henchmen, and Queen’s Sorrow. Each flavor is comprised of eight ingredients […]

“What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie?”

“What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie?” It would seem that Fall is finally upon us, but better yet October is upon us. No, better yet, Halloween is upon us, and scary movies are synonymous with Halloween tradition. So each day leading up to the end of the month we’re asking our customers, “Whats your favorite scary […]

The Grenco Science Micro-G Vaporizer

MicroG The MicroG is an vaporizer made by Grenco Science. It is easy to carry and very discreet. The MicroG is described by Grenco Science as being “micro in size, yet monumental in capability.” There have been two version of the MicroG released, the never version having slight function and durability improvements. The Original MicroG is still […]

Origin of the Bat Pipe

The Sādhus and the Bat Pipe A bat is a straight, conical pipe. It’s origins date back to an eighteenth century Hindu group called the sādhus. The sādhus are greatly respected and sometimes feared in India. They  follow a school of thought known as advaita which rejects duality and utilizes altered states of consciousness. Through these practices they strive to elevate themselves above […]

“DO U EVEN…” E-Liquid Product List

    “DO U EVEN VAPE BRO?”   “I’m done after this pack…, “I’m so over smoking cigarettes.”, “I’m seriously quitting this time.”. These were reoccurring mantras in my later years of being a habitual cigarette smoker. That was until I discovered the benefits of vaping. I’ve met others like myself who have & are well on […]

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