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Guess it is Memorex again….and his nickname would then be “Jumbo” as in full of baloney.
Glad to see you are working hard but still feeding yourself well. Sounds like fun in Raleigh.
Brad Weinfeld - Very interesting history in the pipe field. Very interesting was the figures on Bulk tobacco. I will have to look [...]
Hi Brian in LA,
It doesn’t sound like Memorex. It sounds like Brian. Maybe it is doppelganger at the microphone.
Good advice on traveling with sealed tins of tobacco. You many not want to have your tins opened by TSA. Leave sealed tins at home and don’t buy them when away from home [...]
Nice synopsis on famous pipe smokers. I think the pipe helps them think out their ideas and carry out their explorations.
Al Franklin - interesting background and career. He has been around the pipe carvers tour. I tend to agree with his opinion on Castello pipes. The American carvers are taking [...]
Private Label pipes can smoke very well. Astley (a London shop) is quite a nice find.
Bruce Weaver is an all around great guy and a fine pipe maker. I have one of his sandblasted lovat pipes, a fine smoking pipe. So my pipe was partially designed and sanded by a dog? His [...]
50 degrees in the burgh today, snow on Sunday. Happy IPSD!
What are you doing with two such illuminaries in the pipe world? You had well thought out questions that hit some key areas for all pipe collectors and people in the hobby. Questions that I would want to ask them at a show.
Your rant [...]