Every pipe lover should remember that it is necessary to care for her no less carefully and regularly than for his own teeth. However, if in the latter case a toothbrush is needed, then in the first case there are special brushes for smoking pipes.
With their help, you can easily remove various blockages and moisture from the smoke channel of the mouthpiece and pipe. These practical and useful accessories are now produced in various lengths and shapes. Such brushes differ in material of manufacture.
Standard cleaners for pipes are common, ultrathin are suitable for clearing curved and thin mouthpieces. Conical “double-sided” models. On one side they have a brush for cleaning the pipe, on the other – for cleaning the mouthpiece. Conical specimens may have a metal brush, which is necessary for weekly cleaning. It is worth saying that such cleaning accessories should be chosen not only in form, but also on the basis of softness-rigidity.
A hard brush is usually used to clean the chubuk. Such accessories have a bristly surface with hard fibers. This is the best solution for the perfect removal of settled tobacco tar in the canal. Soft models are needed to care for and keep mouthpieces clean. They are characterized by good moisture absorption and the fact that they cannot scratch the mouthpiece from the inside.
Some people are sure that after this the tube is not “breathing”. Others are that so it dries faster. It is impossible to answer the question unequivocally – this is everyone’s choice. If while smoking you hear gurgling sounds, this means that it is time to remove the moisture accumulated in the tube. Do not carry out timely cleaning, and moisture will begin to fall on your tongue, making it difficult to enjoy the process. Insert a soft brush into the mouthpiece channel, and only with a couple of different circular rotations you will get rid of excess moisture and extraneous sounds.