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  1. wyfbane

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    There were some things I couldn't live without after seeing this sale, which lasts through Sunday:

    Clark Layton Sloth pipe. Clark is a great young American carver.

    1 lb of Vintage Syrian. Glad we cleared up the rumors. Soon I'll have 6lb in the cellar.

    250g SG FVF. Can never have enough of that in the cellar.

    1 tub Carter Hall. Yum!

    1 tin Samuel Gawith: Black XX Because I love the flavor! Tho it is so strong, I am stuck with 1/4 bowls. lol

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    Picked up some Kramer's Blend for Cary Grant and some 507C Virginia Slices

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    My wife broke her ankle in three places (long story, she's strong and determined) so I can't go to the TAPS pipe show tomorrow. However, this sale .... Uh-oh.

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    It got me too. I love smoking pipes! I also love not worrying whether my order will arrive or not and what kind of condition it will be in when it does.

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    I picked up my second Savinelli Quercia, almost a quarter pound of pipe: https://www.smokingpipes.com/pipes/new/savinelli/index.cfm?tag=2932

    A bit of a novelty but given that I almost never clench the overall design is really appealing.
    The rustication looks nice in person and the pipe sits with just a bit of wobble so it's not entirely impractical either.

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    -I will not look I will not work nanananana I will not look ...

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    My 2017 Weaver commission is on the horizon. I have to be good.

    Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you.
    -Edward Teach
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    My wife broke her ankle in three places (long story, she's strong and determined) so I can't go to the TAPS pipe show tomorrow. However, this sale .... Uh-oh.

    That's awful, I'm so sorry. Please give her our best.

    Marketing Manager, Smokingpipes Europe
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    I'm waiting on an estate evaluation that doesn't look like it's going to happen before the sale is over. Oh well. It looks like P&C has countered the 10% sale with a 15% sale, but of course with reservation.

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    It's only a counter if they have what you want in stock, and delivered this year.

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    Got the last Salty Dog
    Loaded up the cart and the dreaded "only one left" appeared
    Got some FVF and St James
    And some St James Woods

    "Had his shooting been as good as his running, he might have given a better account of himself."
    James. C. Henderson
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    Meh. 10% off is not enticing enough for me to bite.

    20% off of 1 pound bags of Mac Baren (including Vintage Syrian) at P&C all month.

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    It depends how on the edge you are, whether ten percent is enough. If you are wavering on the brink, ten bucks off a one hundred dollar pipe (or supply your price range) might just do the trick. Though, you're right, it won't compel you to shop for a pipe you hadn't already spotted.

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    Good point, mso.

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    I was wavering on the edge, got this beauty and a 1.5 lb box of LNF for the cellar:

    print screen windows

    ". . . I am the master of my fate:
    I am the captain of my soul."
    - INVICTUS
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    It was enough for me, but I'm easy, just ask my wife.

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    Dread, which pipe is that? Love the look

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    Savinelli New Art shape #626. I've been reluctant to pull the trigger on it but the sale just mad it too easy. I love the saddle stem on the bent Apple.

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    As noted on another thread, I anted up for a little saddle stem straight billiard English estate pipe, a Plymouth, that has been languishing on the page for more than a year. Obviously, no beauty queen, but very light weight for clenching, and unsmoked. It was inexpensive to start with and discounted besides, and I kept visiting it, so I guess it was about time. Bought a bit of C&D Old Joe Krantz to go with it, an old favorite. Hardly a splurge, but a few bucks saved on the discount.

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    Dread:

    Good call on the New Art. The briar/acrylic saddle stem combo makes these both seriously cool and unlikely to ever happen again from Savinelli. These were made at least a decade ago (though we weren't able to pin down the specific years).

    Sykes

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    Sweet - good info. Definitely a neat looking pipe. Thanks Sykes!

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    I picked up over 3 pounds of various tobaccos. Kramers/PS LTF/Warhorse Green

    Jason
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    Tobaccos less than "Medium To Strong" are invisible to me.

    "My own experience has been that the tools I need for my trade are paper, tobacco, food, and a little whiskey." -- William Faulkner

    The Metal Mixtures
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    Mso, sorry to hear about the Mrs. Hope she gets better soon! Glad some of you shopped this sale. P&C is great, but I have to shop orders to Oregon and smuggle them home. Not worth the trouble all the time. Besides, like mos said, it all started with a pipe, then adding stuff to get to free shipping...snd beyond.

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    Dread you just made me buy one of the 626 new art pipes too. It's all your fault.

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    I gladly take full responsibility. Neat looking pipes!

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    I picked-up a pound and a half of Haddo's.

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    Okay, the sale is over, but hats off to smokingpipes for its quick draw delivery. I ordered on Saturday night, they shipped on Sunday evening at the low-priced first class rate, it has arrived in town here (Raleigh N.C.) and should deliver tomorrow. This is the cheap postal rate. My order is an unsmoked English estate and a small bag of Old Joe Krantz. I needed a morale booster, so kudos again to SP; sometimes I joke that they ship to me before I click on "add to cart."

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    Okay, the sale is over, but hats off to smokingpipes for its quick draw delivery. I ordered on Saturday night, they shipped on Sunday evening at the low-priced first class rate, it has arrived in town here (Raleigh N.C.) and should deliver tomorrow. This is the cheap postal rate. My order is an unsmoked English estate and a small bag of Old Joe Krantz. I needed a morale booster, so kudos again to SP; sometimes I joke that they ship to me before I click on "add to cart."

    They are fast. I also have great luck with TobaccoPipes.com. Especially if you just want 1 or 2 tins.


    So you say you can drink? Well, I'm from Wisconsin. Try to keep up.
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    I'm teased to buy tobacco from the States for a while now. Almost all of the American-Blends aren't available in Germany (does anybody know why? I mean, we also have Danish-Tobaccos, tobaccos from england, everywhere - just no american tobaccos)

    Is it allowed to buy tobacco from America, or will I get in trouble with the Toll/Customs duty?
    And how much of shipping costs would I have to expect? Is it even worth it?

    Regards

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    Joke's on me; the USPS sent the smokingpipes order on to Greensboro, N.C., by error, but it's made it back to Raleigh and could still make it here today or probably tomorrow. No big deal, but SP had done so well firing off the package, then USPS dropped the ball, but quickly corrected the error. It's back in Raleigh now. Such is life. At least I can watch the action on the tracking system.

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    I have a couple days yet before mine arrives. but I am glad your package didn't encounter anything worse than a bit of delay, Mso!

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    Despite it's little tour around the state, the pipe and leaf arrived at the originally proposed ETA. Better yet, the pipe is somewhat better than I visualized it. SP tries to be accurate and specific about its estate pipes, so this one far exceeded expectation. It has a pleasing oval shank not mentioned in the description. In the photo, the finish looked a bit faded, but in person it is bright and has nice grain. I think the stem may have been mis-identified as Vulcanite, but it appears to be acrylic. In any case, the stem is bright and snappy looking. The pipe is unsmoked as described, light weight, and much more jaunty and not plain Jane as I thought it might be. Frankly, it was somewhat surprising, in a good way. As promised, I fired that baby right up, with some Lane's English Luxury, and the pipe is a fine smoker. I don't want to get starry eyed, and jinx the deal, but this looks to me like a good pipe, and smokes as if broken in. The scratches and dark spots carefully noted in the online description are there but not noticeable. I'm picky, but these are inconspicuous blemishes. Today I have to jar the Old Joe Krantz; nice to have it back in my "cellar."

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    Glad it got to mate, despite its tour of the East Coast. Enjoy that pipe

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    'oldbear, the snappy service from SP is part of the fun. I try not to be an instant gratification person, but brisk delivery (especially at the basic shipping rate) adds to the fun, appeals to the kid inside me. I remember as a child waiting for most of a year for an inflatable tuna clipper beach toy from a canned tuna maker, an excruciating wait. SP makes up for these experiences. It is certainly an enticement to shop with you. Even the post office got onboard after their muck-up.

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    Deniz: Based on my experience, it might be worth trying under the condition you keep ordered quanties low,not exceeding,say two packs at least for the first few times,Secundo:Smokingpipes.com offers that UPS Supersaver international shipping method which is the cheapest way you can imagine(but if using this method,it will keep to arrive up to a month-(UPS saver deliveries are resorted in switcherland and resended further on from there)German customs as well as ours are renowned being pretty pedantical.

    Paul The Scandinavian'
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