Cob Drilling Question

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fadingdaylight

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Jan 8, 2013
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So, my latest cob, a General, is horribly misdrilled. By which I mean that the chamber was originally drilled quite well, but when someone drilled the bottom out for the plug, they were not lined up. The result is a seriously off center plug and a massive cavern on one side of the bowl. Doesn't seem to affect the pipe all that much, considering 2/3 of the chamber are fine, its the bottom third that is butchered. It creates a an issue for the shank as well, it doesn't seat quite right. Now, I have already smoked it, and i am not interested in sending it back or anything anyway. I am just wondering if anyone has seen this before, and did it cause any issues at any point for you?
I love the size of this monster. I am definitely getting another and throwing a Forever churchwarden stem on it. For long, slow afternoons.

 

4nogginsmike

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Have you tried for a refund, with shipping on them? Seems like you would be well within your rights to expect one.

 

fadingdaylight

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Nah, I'm not too worried about it, the pipe smokes just fine, and lasts nearly two hours. Seems to collect a little dottle in that side pocket, but nothing major. Cobs are cheap, I will probably just smoke it to death within a year anyhow. I am pretty hard on them. I was just wondering if anyone had seen that before, or if it was just a freak occurrence.