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    I'm out and about. Idk what tobacco to pick up. I have 9to dollars. Anyone have a common tobacco I could grab?

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    Lane 1Q would be a very good value.


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    Prince Albert soft vanilla...bout $5, in tx anyway

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    Not sure how much it is in the stores but Orlik is roughly $7 online.

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    Masked1: I know you've recently started. Pick up some 1-Q in bulk. Or even better.. Use your 9 $ to get yourself a cob instead of that plastic one with a metal liner, if you haven't done so already

    "The fact is, squire, the moment a man takes to a pipe, he becomes a philosopher. It's the poor man's friend; it calms the mind, soothes the temper, and makes a man patient under difficulties. It has made more good men, good husbands, kind masters, indulgent fathers, than any other blessed thing on this universal earth."
    -"Sam Slick, the clockmaker" aka T.C.Haliburton
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    Prince Albert, or Sir Walter Raleigh... have never disappointed my tastes.

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    A pouch of Prince Albert or Carter Hall would work nicely, Perhaps Half&Half if it is available. Also if you like a nice but not to sweet burley, Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic will fit the bill very nicely.


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    I'll echo the Prince Albert purchase. Good stuff.

    Use your 9 $ to get yourself a cob instead of that plastic one with a metal liner, if you haven't done so already

    ^ Definitely this though ^

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    +1 on the cob idea....p.a. & c.h. both deserve a good m.m. to burn in...I have figured that out!

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    You could try some Sail Aromatic or Sail Regular, The aromatic will be in a green pouch and the regular will be in a yellow pouch.

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    think some Mixture #79 would go real well in your plastic pipe

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    Sir Walter Raleigh would be a great choice as it is often over shadowed by the Prince .

    “There was an awful suspicion in my mind that I'd finally gone over the hump, and the worst thing about it was that I didn't feel tragic at all, but only weary, and sort of comfortably detached.”
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    think some Mixture #79 would go real well in your plastic pipe

    Now that's just mean !

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    true i should apologize
    Masked I am sorry but it was funny
    what ever ya do... do NOT buy Mix #79

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    Funny it was

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    Yeah. lol. you can't do that to people!

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    Prince Albert soft vanilla

    I like the Cherry Vanilla even better - the only cherry blend I have ever enjoyed.

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    What? Sorry masked1. I'm not young enough to decipher that coded language. I think I got the Idk, but what does 9to mean?

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    idk = I dont Know
    and 9to could be
    9
    19
    or 90
    im not sure, Haha

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    cheap? I would agree with the user who mentioned Orlik Golden Sliced. It tends to be cheaper than the average tobak and it is quality.

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    CBW, H&H, PA, CH and if you can find it, Walnut

    Mason

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    To stretch your dollar, order online, and buy in bulk.

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    An excellent idea, zanthal. Now who are you buying in bulk from online?

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    Captain Black ain't bad and its like $5 for a bag. and if it doesnt fit your fancy add a few drops of bourbon, always works for me especially if it dried out.

    If you can't pack it, light it, and smoke it then why do it. It's a dieing art that must be rekindled in all of us as fortold by our forefathers.

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    Definetly find yourself a corncob pipe. You want a Missouri Meerschaum, a quality cob made in America. Avoid those cheap cobs from China. A $5 MM cob will provide years of good service!

    Prince Albert, Sir Walter Raleigh, Carter Hall, Half & Half, are all good options. You might be able to score a MM cob and a pouch of any of those for about $10.

    Lane's 1Q is a solid smoke if you like sweeter tobacco. Might need to hit an online vendor for it, which will likely also carry MM cob pipes. I think pipesandcigars.com has 4 oz of 1Q for about $8.50. A 1.5 oz pouch in most places around me runs $4 or so, so online is a nice option.

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    I ran across this new Consumer Goods report today. It might be of interest - I found it at http://www.fastmr.com/prod/283841_cigarettes_in_france.aspx.
    Let me know your thoughts.

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    alsbo gold....good--cheap

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    Depends on what part of the country Masked1 is in. Here in NC, I could get a cob and a pouch of SWR for about 9 and change if I looked around. PA is about the same as the SWR when I found both together. But, out in Utah, I never seen a true MM cob in any shops I went into.

    Check for your local shop and see what bulk blends they have. Maybe you can get an ounce or two for under $5. Might even sample you an ounce or so to try. Then you can get a cob, also.

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    My pick for an economical tobacco would be Carter Hall. It's a darn good smoke and my main tobacco for many years before I discovered the internet. If you had a little more money and were a Balkan fan, I would suggest Peter Stokkebye Balkan Supreme, an excellent smoke that can be bought at Mars Cigars at a very good price.

    Smokey

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    I'll second or third or whatever it is by now the PA and Carter Hall

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    First I will say that for me "cheap" and "low-cost" are not the same. The element of "value" is a key component in the decision. I point to a MM cob as a classic example. A great value for the low price, which is more than reasonable. A poor tobacco is a poor tobacco of low value to me at any price. (even free, some tobacco is too expensive. LOL). Taking value into account, and then cost, I would offer up CH, PA, or Walnut. Great value for the money, and it just so happens to be low cost.

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    My first smoke was a $15 estate briar and a pouch of CBW. It was a "good enough" smoke. Not the best, but still made smoking worth doing for me. If you don't like CBW, get the PA or CH. Some people never go beyond a $5 cob and a pack of PA and are perfectly happy in life.

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    I would go for Prince Albert, Sir Walter Raleigh, or Lanes 1Q.....

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    Has anyone tried the "super value" brand???
    at least i think it's called super value... "value" something.

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    If it's super cheap,it's super bad.

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    I would also suggest the 1Q! good smoke!

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    The PA Soft Vanilla and Cherry Vanilla are both good values IMHO. I didn't care for SWR when I first bought it, had no taste to me. But after I got my $4 flea market pipe and tried it in that I had a whole new experience and respect for SWR! The pipe, I found out, surely can make all the difference in the smoke!

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    Lanes 1Q would be my choice along with PA Cherry Vanilla. JR's has 1Q and sells it buy the ounce or bulk. They also carry other Lane tobacco which are also good. MM is also a great choice I have 3 or 4 that I smoke. Just my 2 cents worth.

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    This is, of course, a thread which originated 6 months ago with someone out looking for an inexpensive smoke.

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    Newminster bulk from P&C But the shipping is 6 bucks. Never mind. sorry. I say listen to the guys above. I'm just a knucklehead

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    This is, of course, a thread which originated 6 months ago with someone out looking for an inexpensive smoke

    LOL!

    Anyway, since people are reading this - right now Pipesandcigars.com has a nice sale on Sutliff Private Stock. I just picked myself up some Maple Street and Molto Dolce. Never tried them before, but I've heard good things.

    "Be seeing you"


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    My first smoke, Edgeworth, is not too bad. $8 for a quarter pound. Stokkebye's English Oriental, which is excellent, is $9 a quarter pound at smokingpipes, but you have to be there or pay for shipping.

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    I still see lots of in-stock "on sale" bacci over at p&c of their H&H
    stuff, a good way to go

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    Smoker's Choice Vanilla tastes pretty good for a vanilla aromatic, it comes little wet so dry it out. I believe it was $15 for a half-pound, now it's like $25 here because of the tax increase, but still super cheap and it got me into this hobby. I gave it away to someone when I discovered Boswells tobacco and various other brands. All Boswells tobacco is super cheap and Just For Him's line is also pretty inexpensive, but no where near the cheapness of drugstore blends, which are becomming less cheap by the minute.

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    Am posting this as a public service. DO NOT EVER waste time or money on "True Value" tobacco's. IMHO.

    C.M. George
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    If you've got just a small amount of cash to invest (you said $9), It'd avoid purchasing on line as the shipping cost will usually eat up half that amount. Besides, many vendors have minimum order amounts (often $20 or so).

    If you've got a decent tobacconist near you, pay them a visit and ask them for suggestions from their bulk selections. If you like aromatics, I agree with others here that Lane's 1Q is an excellent full aro and most tobbaco shops that sell bulk tobacco offer it (sometimes under a different name).

    When money isn't as tight, by all means, consider placing an order on the internet. P&C, SPC and other sponsors here will ship your selections free for all orders totaling $95 - $100 or more.

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