How to Choose the Right Bowl Piece

We’ve covered how to pick the right dab rig, how to choose the right water pipe, and even how to choose the best ash catcher. However, none of these will work without the right bowl piece.

There are many different variations of bowls for both water pipes and dab rigs. They come in many sizes, colors, designs, shapes, etc. All bowls come in either a male or female, this determines what type of joint it fits into.

You can find a great in depth explanation of the difference between male and female waters pipes and rigs here – via

You need to know whether your piece has a male or female joint so you won’t purchase the wrong bowl. Not only do you need to know the “sex” of your glass piece but also the size. Joint’s usually come in sizes 14mm and 18mm.

So let’s say you have the Banger Hanger Recycler/Dab Rig by Glob Squad, which has a 14mm female joint. What kind and size bowl will you need? The correct answer is you’ll need a 14mm male bowl, either a flower/herb bowl or a banger to take dabs in

A majority of smaller dab rigs or water pipes will require a 14mm female or bowl pieces. Larger pieces require 18mm female or male bowl pieces.

Once you do have a hang of what kind of bowl piece you need, switching them out is the fun part because it’s kind of like an accessory for your bong or rig. It gives it personality and style. If you are a Star Wars fan add a Darth Vader Helmet bowl piece to show your fan-dom. If you have a love for animals you can add a Leopard Print bowl to your water pipe for some extra flair. No matter what your into there is definitely a bowl piece out there for your specific interest and style.

You can shop all our flower bowl pieces here and bangers and nails – for dab rigs here.

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