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  1. brudnod

    Is this pipe worth it?

    Listen to PipeStuf...
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    Viprati pipes OK?

    I have two and they are great smokers and well designed pipes.
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    The Curse Of Exclusivity

    Exclusive? You'll get over it...
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    Happy Birthday jiminks

    As Indiana Jones said: "it's not the years, its the miles".
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    Losing Things

    That's the worst you have to offer?!?
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    Case Pocket Knives

    My mother-in-law gave me a 3.5 inch (9 cm), 2 ounce (56 grams) four blade knife for Christmas about 40 years ago. I carried it around every day (including a knife fight in New Orleans in 1992) and it has served me very well. It has not been a carry knife since 9-11 due to flight and other...
  7. brudnod

    Which Bourbon For A Brit Newbie?

    The best bang for your buck is George Dickel Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey, No. 12.
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    What Is Your Cellar Variety?

    Just guessing since some of the amounts are not specific. Guessing about 40 pounds and 20 varieties. Mostly Virginia blends. I also have a healthy stock of Syrian tobacco just in case the Middle East completely crashes...
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    Sorry I have been missing

    Enjoy the tea ceremony and respect the elders. And good luck with the pipe...
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    Pipe Stripping Question

    I put a post a couple of years ago ( on picking up a Lorenzetti pipe that had this weird red varnish on it and some cracks in the finish. Sanded it down and the color was better as well as the grain pattern; also seemed to smoke better - but...
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    You Paid How Much For That Pipe?

    You can drive safely while smoking a pipe, can avoid walking into a telephone pole while searching out the latest Pokimon Go character and look pretty smart doing so. Not so much with a "smart" phone...
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    Washington DC

    PM sent
  13. brudnod

    RIP Gene Wilder

    I'll have to watch Young Frankenstein tonight...
  14. brudnod

    Jim's Iwan Ries Three Star Blue Review.

    I have smoked this blend for more than 40 years and the most recent purchase (2014) was pretty much the same as way back when. Good evaluation and a steady blend for just about any time.