By Bob Tate

packing

This is a companion piece to my article, Tobacco Pipe Packing Methods. I apologize that it took me so long to get this piece up, but here it is. It is the video tutorials on how to do the methods described in Part 1.

I am not going to repeat the written directions as you can read them in Tobacco Pipe Packing Methods – Part 1. I am just going to post the videos in this article so that you can see visual instructions that go along with the written instructions. I am going to post the videos in the same order as the methods are listed in Part 1.

So, here they are!

 

1) The Stuff and Puff Method:


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2) The Three Step Method:


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3) The Frank Method:


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4) The Air Pocket Method:


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5) The Two Step Method:


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6) A Hybrid Method (The Bob Method):


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And as I said in Part 1; You do not have to stick to just one method of packing and as you can see from the last two methods, combining or trying out something of your own can help you out in packing a pipe. Try out new and different ways of packing until you find out some that work easily for you. Remember, what works for some people might not work for others. Keep experimenting and don’t give up. Try all of them to see how they work for you and then start changing things around until you find ‘your’ way of packing.

Happy packing and puffing!

 

Be sure to read Part 1 of this article:

Tobacco Pipe Packing Methods - Part 1

 

 

 

6 Responses to “Tobacco Pipe Packing Methods - Part 2 (Videos)”

  1. Kevin said:

    That’s really interesting information in those videos Bob. I never knew there were so many different ways you could pack a pipe. I’ve only done the first two, the Stuff and Puff, and the Three Step Method.

    I’ll have to try those others out and see how they work.

  2. bones66 said:

    Good job on showing the different packing methods. I’ve noticed not only tobaccos, but different pipes tend to prefer one method over another. I could never get a flake to conform to the Frank Method and my wide, shallow bowls don’t care for it either.

  3. Bob said:

    Bones, I too have noticed that different packing methods work better than others in different pipes.
    I don’t get very good results with The Frank Method in wide bowled pipes either.

    I’m glad you enjoyed the videos!

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  6. juozapas said:

    Great video clips…thank you for the different methods.

 

 

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