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Happy Fishnbanjo Day!

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  • Started 1 year ago by jaytex969
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  1. jaytex969

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    Yes, it's that time of year again.

    Get out your favorite cap, stand in front of your favorite tree and show us how you keep it smoky, fishnbanjo style.

    Let's outdo ourselves from last year.

    Keepin' it smoky with some GLP Westminster in the Baraccini beater pipe.

    Gunner, Black Frigate. Say "Hello" to my little friend!
    Posted 1 year ago #
  2. paulie66scandinavian

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    That's a hell of a pipe JayTex, Greets, P

    Paul The Scandinavian'
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    Frabjous!

    Head Black Frigate keelhauler, boss powder monkey, & troublemaker 1st class.
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  4. jaytex969

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    Where's the pics, gentlemen?

    Fishnbanjo Day without "keeping it smoky" pics is like Independence Day without fireworks...

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    Unfortunately I'm on both droid & vacation, so I'm not able to post snaps too easily at the moment.

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    Y'all gonna just leave me hangin' like that?

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  7. jaytex969

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    For real?

    Keepin' it smoky with some SG FVF in a Stanwell 86

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  8. scloyd

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    I'll join in. Too many skeeters in the backyard. Sorry, no tree in the background.
    Mac Baren 7 Seas Red in a unfinished DIY pipe.

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    Damn...I forgot the hat.

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  10. agnosticpipe

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    Well the day is almost over but here ya go. Keeping it smokey with a MM Mark Twain fitted with a MM Freehand stem and some MM American Patriot tobacco of course.

    The pipe smoker formerly know as agnostic pipe
    "Fried food, hard liquor, and tobacco, that's the holy trinity!"- Stacy Keach
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    Jay, the least you coulda done was to fez up to using a Stetson....

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    Smoking Seattle Pipe Club's Omak Stampede in a Lee Von Erck pipe.

    Keep it smoky

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  13. anthonyrosenthal74

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    Great photo, Wyfbane. But Fish would have been clenching that bad boy.... he's got a jaw to rival Bradley's.

    Arrrrr, shiver me timbers! International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September the 19th!!!
    Brothers Of The Black Frigate
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    Keeping it smokey with Black Frigate in a MM Country Gentleman.

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  15. jaytex969

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    A fine selection of pipes, hats and mugs!

    Don't let the party end. Keep 'em coming through the weekend!

    I'll leave you with this for the night.

    It's fun to smoke at the Y.M.C.A.!

    Keeping it smoky with the Tom Harris Panel Lovat Morta stuffed full of Brown Irish X/

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  16. anthonyrosenthal74

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    It's fun to smoke at the Y.M.C.A!
    Jay, do you have a collection of all their hats?

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    I have all but one, just from previous vocations. Alas, I have too many cats for a real feather Native American head dress to survive here.

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    Alas, I have too many cats for a real feather Native American head dress to survive here.
    They might mistake you for a turkey!

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    Anthony, I could clench it, but it is heavy enough I would worry about a toothmark in that stem. I paid waaaaaay too much for that pipe to harm the stem. lol

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    My problem is that although I do have a good jaw, my acrylic teeth aren't permanently attached to it, hench no clench.

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    I'll join you Jay!

    "If you can't send money, send tobacco." - George Washington

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    Keeping it smokey with Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic in a Jambo meer.

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    Teeth are acrylic now? Shoot. You could get a set with a pipe bit molded in permanently!

    But not Cumberland teeth. Eeeww!

    Keeping it smoky today with some of Russ O's SV-23 Perique Blend in my prized foggymountain Hilson Vintage Panel pipe. Sporting my favorite "welder's" cap. It stays on at 75mph and softens the blow of junebugs to the forehead.
    In front of my white Crepe Myrtle with the "exquisite exfoliating bark".

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    Ha ha, Jay you are a hat man for the ages! Here's one taken of me and a cob.

    After some time he felt for his pipe. It was not broken, and that was something. Then he felt for his pouch, and there was some tobacco in it, and that was something more. Then he felt for matches and he could not find any at all, and that shattered his hopes completely.

    The Hobbit
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    Who or what is "fishnbanjo"?

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    Who or what is "fishnbanjo"?

    He's a member here.

    And here's another for you!

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    Who or what is "fishnbanjo"?

    This is fish

    This is banjo

    This is fishnbanjo, a respected elder on our forum with an incredible collection of smokers and an invaluable source of pipe lore and knowledge. He's also, at least virtually, a really nice guy. He may be a crazy man in real life, but we are uncertain...

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    Here's my second attempt. Actually wearing a hat with a tree in the background.

    Smoking C&D Mad Fiddler Flake in a Savinelli Clark's Favorite.

    I don't understand why my pics are always so huge.

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  29. upnorth1

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    I don't understand why my pics are always so huge.

    Do you check your image size and resolution? I uploaded my picture above as a 5" wide @ 72dpi. If I don't reduce the image size my pics would be monsters.

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    Also, if using Windows, right click on the pic file and select edit from the menu.

    If MS Paint is on your system, it will open the file. Along one of the top rows, you should see a "Resize" button. Select that and you should be able to adjust size by entering a percentage in a box. Then save.

    Make sure the edit screen is maximized. You might not see the full array of buttons if the window is not full sized.

    Unfortunately I'm on both droid & vacation....

    This droid he is on, is this some new type of cleaning fluid? Anthony??

    Nice variety of pipes in here!

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    in a Savinelli Clark's Favorite

    Dammit, scloyd. You're messing with my PAD.

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    I must say, Carolina. I like the cut of your jib.

    Keeping it smoky with Samuel Gawith Navy Flake in a Savinelli 606KS.

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    I must say, Carolina. I like the cut of your jib.

    I must say, yours ain't bad either!

    Awesome hat there Jay!

    My last one for the day!

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    Wrapped in my favorite "do-rag", a scarf from the ladies' section of the thrift store.

    Headed off to the farmer's market for fresh produce. Keeping smoky with French Caporal Export in a MM Tom Sawyer.

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    Keeping smoky with Lane Black Raspberry in a Tinderbox basket pipe. Borrowed the hat from my 4 year old grandson.

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    Ha! My brother and I had hats just like that, one blue and one red.

    Thanks for the bit o' nostalgia! You wear it well.

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    Jay, grandson refuses to wear it. Papa will wear it anytime.

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    Okay, I'll play. Keepin' it smokey with 2009 Dark Star in a pre '70s Savinelli Punto Oro 9004.

    Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you.
    -Edward Teach
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    BTW, I breath smoke, so my idea of smokey is faint wisps.

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    OK, I'll play to...

    "the weez"...
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    Love the hat Weez!

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    Love the pipe Weez.

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    Keeping it smokey with some Captain Black Original in a Big Ben Vintage 499.

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    Chasing Embers, Thank you my friend! I dig the brim slim...

    upnorth1, Thank you! I have a "thing" for meerschaum...

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    Damn Jay, you got more hats than I do. Reckon I'll have to start moving on to bandanas...

    Keeping it smokey with some Black Frigate in my Charatan's Make 73.

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    Chasing Embers, Thank you my friend! I dig the brim slim...

    That straw looks nice and cool. Need to get one!

    Keeping it smokey with some Black Frigate in my Charatan's Make 73.

    There you go!

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    I'm running out of hats, myself!

    Keeping it smoky with the BriarWorks Poker filled with Daughters & Ryan's Ryback.

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  49. lifesizehobbit

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    Dang; I'll need to resurrect this idea once my dental implant process is complete and healed. About 2.5 months left. I have the hats! (Said in Arby's commercial voice over tone...)

    Dave "Black Frigate Stowaway"
    Posted 1 year ago #

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