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  1. zyrcon

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    Does anyone have a "favorite" or "go to" tobacco for breaking in a new briar pipe? I've broken in a few and they always seem to have a sharp or bitter taste at first.

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    Carter Hall.

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    Tasty, cheap and easy to get. I like it.

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    I use Butter nut burley. Something simple I am used to and enjoy.

    "You have to be a man first before you're a gentleman. "

    John Wayne
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    Lanes I.Q.

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    PA or CH

    The most important things in life are good friends and a good bullpen...not necessarily in that order

    You may all go to hell, I'll go to Texas-Davy Crockett
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    PA for me

    "I used to cry because I had no shoes. Until I met a man who had no feet"- My favorite and I use it to get by...

    Support The Epilepsy Awareness Foundation!
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    I use Butter nut burley. Something simple I am used to and enjoy.

    I first read this as "I use butter, not burley." Took me a little by surprise!

    Bob

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    Lanes Limited....1Q, hands down.

    "I don't always smoke a pipe, but when I do I am even more interesting.
    .....................Keep smoking my friends..........................."
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  10. gray4lines

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    Everyone knows a good slathering of butter really helps break in a pipe and give it a nice toast flavor.

    (Please, no one do this)

    I usually just start with some VA's

    Posted 1 year ago #
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    Half and Half is my go to. For some reason its the only time I smoke half and half.

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    No one baccy in particular. But since I have changed my baccy tastes, I would say CH, Walnut, Half and Half or Sugar Barrell

    If at first you don't succeed, have another bowl.
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    Anything within my reach (tobacco wise) works so far......

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  14. shaintiques

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    Are you cleaning your pipes?. Old tobacco residue can cause bitterness.

    I know what I need, smoke, I can't recall the last time I tasted it....Gandalf in the mines of Moria.

    "we shall have to share pipes, as good friends must at a pinch'....'I keep a treasure or two near my skin, as precious as rings to me. Here's one: my old wooden pipe. And here's another an unused one...He held up a small pipe with a wide flattened bowl, and handed it to Gimli. 'Does that settle the score between us', said Merry. 'Most noble hobbit, it leaves me deep in your debt."
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