James Foster
Dunhill Rollagas LighterWhile they are not the most expensive lighters you can own, they do come pretty darn close if you’re buying new.  Hopefully this article will give you some insight into what to look for - and why buying new may not be the best option for you if you’re looking to add a Rollagas to your collection.

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James Foster

Like pipes of different quality and cost, lighters are very similar. While there is a point you get diminishing returns for the price on both, I’ve found that the difference between this lighter I’m reviewing and say a zippo pipe lighter is like night and day.

Kiribi lighters are brand new to the pipe scene with their entry into the market place this year and have a very interesting story in how they came into fruition.

The lighter and its name is the brainchild of Laudisi Enterprises - who you might recognize as the parent company for smokingpipes.com.   Laudisi was looking to bring a new lighter to the market that had high quality, workmanship, and a great price point that meets or beats similar lighters such as the Old Boy.

In their search to find a quality manufacturer they found a perfect match in Tsutobo out of Japan.

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Pipe Tools Part 2
    October 15th, 2009

Pipes on a Pipe RackIn the earlier Pipe Tools article we talked about some quite important tools for the pipe smoker and a few that not everyone is going to be interested in using. This time though we’re going to be talking about a few tools and accessories that just about every pipe smoker is going to need in his kit.

Last time we started out with pipe cleaners so let’s start this session with cleaning brushes for pipe stems and shanks. Unlike pipe cleaners these brushes are not absorbent and are reusable although they’re so cheap you won’t need to worry too much if you have to throw one away.

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