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    jrbjr

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    I've been smoking my six or seven Gawith & hoggrath blends in a 25 year old small Savinelli that's about worn out. I have a lesser used meerschaum, but was concerned the blends might "ghost" the pipe. I had thought through reading that this type of pipe wouldn't. Thought I'd check with the experts before I try. Thanks. On a similar note, anyone had issues with fighting with G&H best browns or dark flake?

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    I bought a used Strambach meerschaum that had a Lakeland ghost which stayed with it for about 50 smokes. I'm not sure if it was a block or pressed meerschaum, but I suspect the latter. Sounds like a good time to buy a new meer that's dedicated to your favorite blends.

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    Meerschaum is porous, it will pick up some of the scent, maybe less than a briar with a thick cake, but it will. Eventually, the ghost will go, it is just a matter of smoking the pipe. All pipes and all ghosts can be smoked into submission as long as you are patient.

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    "All pipes and all ghosts can be smoked into submission as long as you are patient." I think what he said is right on target!!
    I usually don't care about ghosting...as I like all the tobaccos I smoke...don't really care if it has a little extra flavoring...unless you are smoking straight Vas.

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    Thank you Gentlemen,

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    I find that meerschaum ghosts far less than briar. Smoke that thing and enjoy.

    Posted 3 weeks ago #
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    Carter Hall does wonders with ghosted pipes - 4 out of 5 exorcists recommend it.

    Dunhill will return.
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