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  • Started 2 months ago by mothernature
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  1. mothernaturewilleatusallforbreakfast

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    There's a 1/4 bent Dublin, a Billiard, and a... ? I'm looking for the third shape in the set. It will be a deep sandblast tapered stem. Vest Pocket? I can't decide?

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    Bulldog. Either straight or 1/4 bent

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    Yes you gotta have a bulldog!

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    Bulldog or rhodesian, considering your preference of the two, brandy, apple, egg. Put them all in a hat and close your eyes and pick one.

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    Woof!

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    Apple for the win!

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    With that line up I'd go with a brandy. Not a fan of bulldogs and rhodesians at all.

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    Apple or brandy. Or a prince. Or an author.

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    This is like a test question from Elementary school.

    Square, circle, triangle....blank...

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    It will be a deep sandblast tapered stem.

    Zulu

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    But he doesn't wanna grow a bonsai in it...

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    But he doesn't wanna grow a bonsai in it...

    Just a shape suggestion. My Dunhills are in a landfill somewhere now.

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    Yeah, but he's already got a Dublin, so that family's spoken for. My instantaneous thought, well before I saw the other guys', was bulldog, although a good apple would fill the blll too.

    Not a fan of bulldogs and rhodesians at all.

    Good, leaves more for us.

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    Maybe a nice author shape? Savinelli 320 /321

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    For kicks, a small apple

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    My prejudice, but I'd skip the vest pocket pipe if you mean the ones with the rotating folding stems. Many are sold, few are smoked. Bulldog, pot, or poker might provide variety.

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    Bulldog or valcano is my vote

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    Are you a clencher or prefer to hold your pipe? I have an acorn shape that is great in hand. I'm not one to clench though, so I lean towards pipes with a good feel in hand.

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    I got this off of eBay for cheap but it is one of my favorite pipes. It is small but the bowl holds a generous amount of tobacco. It fits very nicely in my pocket. I did a general cleanup when I first got it but it smokes so well that I have not taken the time to do a better restorations job. It has some nice grain.

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    Yeah, but he's already got a Dublin, so that family's spoken for.

    A dublin has a conical chamber while the zulu is cylindrical.

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    Vest pocket?
    Suggests you are considering something smaller.
    What about a devils anse or a clay?

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    I would go for an Apple. I have loads of them and they smoke my flakes very nicely.

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    Harris,

    Wouldn't that be a bushel, of Apples?

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    dublin has a conical chamber while the zulu is cylindrical

    I know (previously thanks to you, of course), which was why I made sure to say family. Not that too many of them is ever too many, naturally.

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    Of course!

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  26. mothernaturewilleatusallforbreakfast

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    Thank you for the help. Bulldog, Apple, and Author. Besides Cooke, Roush, and Parks... who else makes a pipe with a deep blast?

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    I would say the trusty, lovable, never get tired of, pot. That shape's been around a long time. For a reason. When I get tired of smoking all of my apples, bulldogs, oom pauls, pokers etc.etc, and just want a good comfortable,relaxing smoke, I bring out one of my pots and enjoy.

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    Oom Paul

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    just want a good comfortable,relaxing smoke, I bring out one of my pots

    Can't argue with that, Max! For a good, reliable, kick-back-for-at-least-an-hour smoke, you can't beat a pot. I've got 3, a Sav (Well, DUH?! Dept.), a Brebbia, & a really nice Bari I got last summer that's my current go-to pot. My only gripe is that they're so big it takes too long to fill 'em! }:)

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    Oom Paul? I like that suggestion. Again though, are there any other's besides Roush, Cooke, or Parks that does a deep blast?

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    Bruce Weaver and Rad Davis did great craggy blasts, but sadly both are retired.

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    Check out the Mastro Geppetto: Liscia Paneled Bent Apple at smokingpipes. Beautiful pipe!
    If I could afford it, I’d buy it.

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  33. loneredtree

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    Mother,

    I think that one should have 3 pipe chamber types. They are a conical chamber(Dublin, Rhodesian, Bulldog), a cylindrical chamber (Billiard, Canadian) and a shallow wide chamber(Pot, Prince).

    You have the first two already. So, get a Pot or a prince to complete your rotation.

    Your Welcome, Happy puffing.

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    Prince and author are under-appreciated shapes, often with nice broad bowls that give a good chamber for complex blends.

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