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Shamrock 9BC Restoration

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  1. ssjones

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    I can't resist a 9BC, even a Shamrock. This one had some decent grain and no signs of a fill.

    Full restoration details are at the Reborn Pipes site:
    https://rebornpipes.com/2019/05/01/shamrock-9bc-restoration/

    Before



    Finished






    Al

    Posted 3 weeks ago #
  2. xingpao

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    Great job!!

    Posted 3 weeks ago #
  3. ashdigger

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    That looks fantastic!!

    Ubi Ignis Est?
    Posted 3 weeks ago #
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    Nailed it!

    I know that you believe you understood what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.
    Posted 3 weeks ago #
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    great piece of pipe smoking history

    Paul The Scandinavian'
    Posted 3 weeks ago #
  6. mikethompson

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    Incredible job Al, as always.

    Posted 3 weeks ago #
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    !!! So, it's a 9BC I've been looking for all of the time!

    Posted 1 week ago #
  8. jiminks

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    Amazing job, Al.

    Posted 1 week ago #
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    Nicely done. I’m a sucker for fatties. That’s a beaut.

    Make aromatics great again.
    Posted 1 week ago #
  10. ssjones

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    Thanks folks. I really didnt need another 9BC, but it is smoking great, pipes with this kind of patina always appeal to me somehow.

    Posted 1 week ago #
  11. mso489

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    The restoration pleases me no end. I love the way the grain jumps out, the chamber looks almost new, and the band and stem look better than new. The hint of patina really closes the deal since you can't buy that new. Bravo.

    Posted 1 week ago #

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