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    hey guys, i have a couple pipes and the bowls are really big on them, when i use my pipe i usually like to puff for abotu 10 -15 mins.
    there is a pipe maker in PA Boswell pipes that occasionally makes a "10 min smoker" that im really interested in, but i dont think they are made often. wanted to know if there is any other brands that would have something similar.

    also i have not purchased any tin tobaccos. i really like custom blends from shops and stuff, does anyone know some online vendors that have their own custom blends? i have bought from davidus cigars which is local, but they are mostly bulk tobaccos i believe, and from milan tobaccos.

    also, i have seen so many tin tobaccos, what would be a good starter? i like some aromatic and non aromatic but havnt dived into the english blends yet.

    Edit: Fixed your title for you, L.

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    If you can find one, try a King's Cross featherweight. They're a Savinelli second (I think), smoke nice, and a big enough bowl for about 15 or 20 minutes, give or take 5. I have one myself and loved it (chewed through the stem a few days ago), and wish I had a few more of them, though I've never actively searched for one.

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    http://www.cupojoes.com/cgi-bin/dept?dpt=H&srch=KW&search_text=featherweight&submit=Submit

    looks like "featherweight" is what to search for, theres some stanwells and savinelli pipes here

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    They're going fast, but SPC still has a few of those fantastic brand-new Tsuge pipes at almost 50% off MSRP. If they weren't so small, I'd have a couple of them myself right now.

    http://www.smokingpipes.com/pipes/new/tsuge/moreinfo.cfm?product_id=96586

    does anyone know some online vendors that have their own custom blends?

    Besides Boswell's (which you're apparently familiar with), L.J. Peretti (Boston), Iwan Ries (Chicago), and Pipeworks and Wilke (Vermont) all hand blend their own pipe tobaccos and offer some stellar stuff. All have websites. Carole (Pipeworks & Wilke), though, I'm pretty sure orders have to be done by phone or by mail.

    IIRC, I believe Bill Finck at Finck Cigar Company (San Antonio) hand blends his own as well.

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    Very nice, Ill have to look into getting me one of the featherweights for work considering my breaks are only 15 min anyway.

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    You could also try Falcons with the standard-sized bowls.

    "I'm always easy to please since I'm always satisfied with the very best." - Oscar Wilde
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    Stanwell featherweights are great lil smokers

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    call Boswells they have way more pipes available then what you see on their Thursday morning listing.

    I Enjoy Aromatics
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    i might do that, most of them are fairly expensive, with reason im sure, i gotta pay some bills and stuff so i might try a stanwell or savenelli since they are soemwhat cheaper and good names cant wait to try one out!

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    might want to check out a Pete tandard.

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    I'd suggest Sebastien Beo (I got mine at smokingpipes.com), a nice affordable line of classic shaped pipes.

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    Savoy and Regal Grabows.

    Larks are WAY too small.

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    pipesandcigars.com has their own line of tobaccos, its called Hearth and Home

    As long as I got a pipe full of baccy and a nose full of snuff, I'm a happy camper
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    The MM eaton is very small and smokes great! I used one for lunch breaks quite a lot. Although I lean toward a medium size bowl now days. I smoke what I want and pop a wind cap on the bowl when I am done and set it aside. Then smoke the rest later in the day. I have a Stanwell feather weight bent Dublin and a butz choquin that are considered small. I can can get two smokes out of them.

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    The MM eaton is very small and smokes great!

    The MM Pony, availible in both straight and bent models are small. I have a straight one, it's a great smoker and is good for short smokes.

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    Tsuge bulldog has what I would consider a small bowl and it is a good smoker.

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    +1 on the Tsuge, good price, good quality, good smoker, and you can"t beat SPCs prices. The old cajun

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    I agree with Yadan,,when I want a quick smoke, Its the Falcon with the small apple bowl

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    I have to agree that Stanwell Featherweights are fantastic little short smoke pipes. I use mine for short smokes and particularly stout tobaccos.

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    My favorite small bowled pipe is a Stanwell featherweight 242. Holds one coin of Escudo. Smokes like a dream.

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    For a smaller pipe check out the Break Timers made by Bob Swanson (Perry White Pipes)

    http://www.perrywhitepipes.com

    I hope this information is helpful.

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    thanks guys, while looksing at feather weights, i got a savinelli piuma and a smaller bowl savinelli churchwarden. i absoloutly love the chruchwarden because of the cooler smoke and the wizard look, lol i feel more intelligent!
    i also have on order a peterson prince style green chruchwarden and a peterson belgique ebony finish. cant wait to get these to try out! ill reserve the erik nording pipe for outdoor occasions like camping and bon fires, lol thos eperry white pipes look nice, but ill have to save a few paychecks for that! ill prolly chekc out the stanwell and tsuge next

    what are some quality pipe sellers? im bough from milan tobaccos and cupojoes so far

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    Besides Milan and Cup O' Joe's, you can check out the sponsors here on the PM Forum home page -- many if not most of us have done business with all of them at one point or another, great service, good prices. I suggest you shop around, though, because prices do differ from website to website.

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    I use http://www.pipesandcigars.com for my purchases. I'v only bought a cob from them as far as pipes go(my orders have been tobacco based), but they have a good selection. The other sponsors are great too.

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    I have to agree that Stanwell Featherweights are fantastic little short smoke pipes. I use mine for short smokes and particularly stout tobaccos.

    I do that the opposite, I use my smaller bowls for lighter tobaccos, usually in the morning. When I fire up a ballsy tobacco, I fill a big'un because I prefer a stronger tobacco and want that bowl to last me awhile

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    The Eaton Cobs are great. I have about 6 of em hiding in various bags, drawers, my car, always one where I need one!

    Elizabethan clays are about as small as you can get tho! http://www.pipeshoppe.com/ps_p2001.php

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    You could always try a Falcon pipe with a Meerschaum lined bowl (keeping the bowl size small), its a well engineered pipe, not fashionable, but works.

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    You could always try a Falcon pipe with a Meerschaum lined bowl (keeping the bowl size small), its a well engineered pipe, not fashionable, but works.

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    A few of my favorite smaller pipes (approx. Dunhill group 3 and 2) are Peterson bulldogs and Rhodesians; Iwan Ries Exclusive compacts which are excellent little pipes at low-low prices (I have a bent billiard that takes a pipe cleaner to the bowl); and some of Joh's smaller pipes in diplomat and lovat shapes. Many others, but these have been good for me, nicely engineered smooth-smoking and durable, and have aged nicely.

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