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What's the difference between steel and brass?(13 posts)

What's the difference between steel and brass?Spoiler
Jun 4, 2003 12:45 PM
When ever I'm shopping for pipe screens in a new smoke shop
the clerk always asks, "Do you want brass or steel screens?"

I always choose brass cause they're prettier. Why do water pipe screens come on brass and steel? What is the difference, durability?

Can't you just ask the head shop clerk? (nm)czardonic
Jun 4, 2003 12:58 PM
Jun 4, 2003 2:13 PM
Really! Bwahahahhahahahahahahahahahahah! That has to be the funniest thing I've read/heard in a long time. Good one, czar!

Never mind. Out of context. Not that funny.moneyman
Jun 4, 2003 2:17 PM
All I read was the caption - I thought he was asking what the difference between brass and steel were, as in the metals and not drug paraphernalia. Without the post, its funny. With post its not.

I aim to please and then subsequently dissapoint. (nm)czardonic
Jun 4, 2003 2:56 PM
For a moment I thought you were refereing to ...Live Steam
Jun 4, 2003 1:02 PM
balls :O) I am not sure, but I don't think either is good for your health. Burning metal is bad stuff.

Say are they for your bong? :O) I had one of those a long time ago /:o0
For a moment I thought you were refereing to ...Spoiler
Jun 4, 2003 1:58 PM
Well brass balls vs. steel balls is a good question also.
They're for my waterpipe.
"Burning metal is bad stuff."
Every welder's credo.

Here's a legal question for Doug. Why do lots of headshops have a sign inside asking people refer to products using the terms pipe, waterpipe, or glassware, but not bong or hookah. I think they also ask customers to use the words tobacco, smokables, or insence, but do not ask the employees about drugs.
I assume this is to cover themselves for some legal reason. Why is bong taboo is a headshop, but waterpipe isn't?
drug paraphernalia is illegalDougSloan
Jun 4, 2003 7:45 PM
Drug pipes are illegal. Tobacco pipes are not. (in most places)

It makes sense to express an intent of using the goods for tobacco to avoid prosecution.

Jun 5, 2003 11:09 AM
When I was in college, each appartus came with a tiny bag of loose tobacco.
oh, the wonders of GoogleDougSloan
Jun 4, 2003 7:49 PM

and a proper place to ask your question:
Tell ya what, I no longer indulge, but IF I did, thatRhodyRider
Jun 5, 2003 5:16 AM
"Raydiator" ti pipe they're offering is way cool. $65 is a lot of scratch, but why not, be the first on your block with the highest-zoot bowl! :-))
oh, the wonders of GoogleSpoiler
Jun 5, 2003 9:28 AM
That's the first ti product advertisement I've seen that dodn't use the word "light weight" in it.
Steel doesn't melt when you're smoking crack! (nm)Alexx
Jun 5, 2003 4:30 AM