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  1. derfatdutchman

    First Lathe

    I don't make pipes, but I've cut my share of metal on a lathe. No matter what you buy mounting and set up are your two biggest factor for accuracy. To cut with any repeatable accuracy a lathe needs to be mounted on a rigid base and be properly leveled. If its bouncing around and/or out of level...
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    HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

    Happy New Years !
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    *** What Are You Smoking?*** (December 2018)

    Ending 2018 with some C&D Bluegrass in my Peterson 2015 Christmas pipe. Hope everyone has a safe New Year’s Eve .
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    Christmas Movies

    A Christmas Story is still my favorite, it's just not Christmas unit I hear Santa say "You'll shoot your eye out kid! Merry Christmas!"
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    Pipe Tobacco, Cigars and Humidors

    Years back I smoke a lot more cigars, than I do now. Cigars are fussy things, keep them in their comfort zone and they are happy. Subject them to changes and they fight back, mold, beetles, split wrappers, etc.
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    My New Buddy!

    Nice looking pup, congratulations!
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    Alright, Serious Question of The Day: Do You Add Anything to your Coffee?

    It depends on my mood, sometimes a splash of half and half, other times black.
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    A Study in Scarlet

    I just finished The Valley of Fear which was partially based on the Molly McGuaires of the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania. While I enjoy the Basil Rathbone movies, I think Jeremy Brett portrayal was one of the best.
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    *** What Are You Smoking?*** (December 2018)

    Smoking some Boswell Railroad in my Peterson Wicklow 80s.
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    After Your Feast Smoking Choice

    Went with Boswell’s Bear Blend, and keeping with theme smoked it in my bent Boswell spiral pipe.
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    Happy Thanksgiving.

    Happy Thanksgiving!
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    *** What Are You Smoking?*** (November 2018)

    Boswell’s Bear Blend in my bent spiral Boswell.
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    Smoking In The Cold And Snow Hints?

    I smoke in my basement workshop during the winter months. When the wife complains I open up the Bilco door and turn on the old box fan I keep in my shop.
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    Hello from NJ.

    Welcome!
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    R.I.P. Stan Lee, Dead at 95

    Rest in peace.