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Stonehaven at Connecticut Valley Tobacconist

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  1. mctrav

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    Not sure if its overpriced but they have an 8oz bag for $60 plus shipping.

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  2. jiminks

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    Too rich for my blood. I can wait.

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  3. mctrav

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    Same here but figured someone may not mind the mark up

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    Not sure if its overpriced but they have an 8oz bag for $60 plus shipping.

    Overpriced????? That's the definition of it!! I normally see it for $30-$32 a bag......

    But if he can get it more power to him!!

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    While I didn't really have a good experience when I went there if you're really that interested I could see what they are selling it for in store and ship it your way for maybe less.

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    Might want to use discretion when considering paying double for something that's in short supply like Stonehaven. If one guy gets that price, it won't be long before every other retailer is asking the same price and shortly thereafter that price will be written in stone.

    For those of you who disagree with this, think back to 2004 when you were paying $130 a gallon (or less) for gasoline. A short time later a hurricane moves through the gulf and poses a small risk to the gasoline supply to the US, so immediately retailers hype the possibility and use this as an excuse to double prices. People paid it, causing lasting effects on the price of light crude, and the prices at the pump remain roughly double today, even though there has yet to be any kind of shortage crude oil or gasoline at the pumps.

    Just saying.

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  7. nightmarejones

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    Just curious if anyone knows if there are any other B&M's Or Antique shops (That may have pipes)in CT...around the North Branford area?This may not be the thread to ask, but, We are going up there this summer.

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    Gone, obviously.

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  9. rmbittner

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    Not that I want to encourage price gouging for hard-to-get blends, but I wouldn't have any problem whatsoever paying $60-80 for a bag of Stonehaven. Roughly speaking, $80/bag would work out to about $1/bowl. (I normally get about 20 bowls from a 2oz tin.) And $1 for a 30-45 minute smoke is still the cheapest game in town. Never mind that you're getting high-quality tobacco in a highly regarded blend that is in perpetually short supply.

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  10. cigrmaster

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    I would never pay that and I think it is out and out gouging. I have no problem paying a premium for aged SH as I recently paid 83 a pound for 3 pounds of 2007 stock, but not 120 a pound for fresh stuff.

    I got lucky in the last distribution as I missed out on all the sellers, except 4noggins who saved me a bag. I had a trading buddy grab me two bags for retail as well. I now have another 1.5 pounds to add to the cellar and I am half way home of my goal to have 15 pounds in stock.

    Harris
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  11. fitzy

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    Harris,
    You wouldn't happen to know anyone who has a bag available? lol

    I'm curious to try it but I'm certainly not going to spend that kind of money. I was too slow when smokingpipes got it in stock the other day.


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    Posted 1 year ago #
  12. cigrmaster

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    fitzy, sorry, no idea who has any but you can do what I have done and post in search of SH trades at the other pipe sites. I have gotten all of mine like that except the one bag from 4noggins. It does take time and effort but I think the stuff is worth it. You can also start calling small mom and pops stores in the low tax states, I have gotten most of my SG flakes that way.

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    I'll have to start calling around. Thanks Harris

    Posted 1 year ago #

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