My next pipe buying pay day Thursday need suggestions

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shanelktown

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Alright ladies and gentleman I am looking to add yet another pipe Thursday and wanted to get some feed back price range 80-150$ willing to spend. I am going to check Boswells Thursday morning just to see what they got...I'm honestly not sure what style I want so styles would also be good to hear input. Styles I already own consist of a bulldog, billiard, poker, churchwarden, gourd calabash, meerschaum sultan, MM wizard cobbit, royal Danish 986, Belmont Whitehall.

 

beastkhk

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I don't know if you are a fan of clenching, but looks like current collection might be on the larger and or heavier side so a lightweight pipe to clench might be a possible direction to look.(granted, the bulldog and billiard might already fill that niche depending on make)
I never really paid much attention to that, but as of late purchases the weight has been making it or breaking it for me. I was actually shocked how much .3 ounces can make a world of difference.
Also be honest, :) , first thing that popped into my head when I read the list was needs more cob.
Edit: Just put two and two together and noticed you changed your avatar to a pic with a pipe being clenched, so guess that answers that.

 

shanelktown

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Ha yea I do have a few cobs just didn't add them except the cobbit... I have been eyeing the MM freehand sweet looking cob, but I think I need a good nose warmer maybe. I'm looking for something I can travel with. But then again that's when I use cobs.

 

forest7

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One suggestion simply.

Brebbia Lido bent dublin with a Plum Pudding to make perfect one day.

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http://www.smokershaven.com/browseproducts/Brebbia-Pipe-Lido-Tan-Bent-Dublin.html

 

mso489

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Shape-wise, you might want to look at a Dublin, Rhodesian, brandy, apple, or author, among others. A smaller, lighter pipe might complement the ones you have, which seem larger. A MM freehand, a somewhat larger corncob pipe, might be an addition some time when the budget is a little tight, too. Happy hunting. If you don't feel anything is terrific, hold off and think it over. Pipes last a long time, so it's good to get it right.

 

plateauguy

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Savinelli is a great pipe with a lot of different price points. I'm fond of the Tortuga or Oscar lines. No shipping costs at TobaccoPipes.com.

 

forest7

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Great choice. Specially like smooth finish than rusticated.

like this.

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http://www.4noggins.com/peterson-dracula-smooth-221-fishtail.aspx

 

lonestar

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I'd have a good look at Neerup pipes in that price range. The few I have owned have been wonderful pipes.

I'm also a big fan of Made in Denmark Stanwells. For me, they were always the best factory pipes. They're now made in Italy but you can still find the old ones.

 

carytobacco

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Savinelli has recently come out with some new lines that look good. Not sure how many retailers are carrying them yet.
Might still be a few St Pattys Day pipes floating around out there

 

forest7

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/2015-MARVIC-PIPE-WITH-GRAIN-THAT-IS-OUTSTANDING-WHAT-A-GREAT-CARVER-/121584330746?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c4efda7fa

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derfargin

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It sounds to me that you should probably hold on to your money, and wait till you find a pipe that really appeals to you. Just adding a new pipe because you have the money doesn't make sense to me. Especially if you're going to drop a significant amount of money.
Just put it away somewhere for a rainy day. One day you'll go online, or on the forums and find that someone has posted a pipe for sale, and that way you'll have the money to pick it up rather than saying. "Aw man I wish I had the cash for that one."
If I have to go ask forum members to suggest a pipe shape because I can't decide on what to buy, I really didn't NEED to buy one in the first place.
With that said, good luck on your decision.

 

vfefrenzy

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If I were buying a new pipe this week, I'd probably get a Peterson St. Patrick's Day 2015. I love the green and black, which just happen to be my old fraternity colors, and I first smoked a pipe in the frat.
However, I also really like the looks of several Savinelli lines. The Tortuga, Alligator, and Pigna are all great looking. And the 320 is a great shape, although I don't know if any of the lines I just named come in a 320.
In conclusion, do whatever the hell you want.

 

lordofthepiperings

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I'd suggest checking out Icarus Pipes. I just got my first and I love it. For the price you won't find anything comparable in the factory pipe market. The pipe has artisan carved attention to detail. I think depending on finish they range from $100-$200.

 

stanlaurel

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The Savinelli Quandale 602. Not a nose-warmer at 8 inches but I have one and it's great.



 

shanelktown

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Best suggestion so far is to save my cash. I have found a few that I like but I want to make sure I enjoy the shape I choose. So gonna hit up the Pittsburgh pipe club Saturday and see what's out there.