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  1. p40warhawk

    Handmade by Erik Nording?

    I have alot of Pipes, very few collectibles with ONE glaring exception... I have a very old, but in almost new condition that WAS built by Erik Nording. It was given to me by a dear old friend that had his own Pipe Shop before he passed from ALS. I don't have the heart to smoke it! Its a...
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    Ascorti Business (& Co.) - 1/2 - Rising through the ranks (Pipe Collection)

    Good looker, Ascorti makes a VERY fine Pipe... Hope you have many hours of smoking with that fine piece!
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    Help Me Select The Most “Peteiest” Peterson

    I have a thing for the Peterson Sherlock Homes collection in smooth. Months ago, I bought the Hansom F/T and I love it! I purchased thru Smoking Pipes. Of course, I also just purchased the Deerstalker P/Lip which is also a winner! Can't go wrong...
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    What Do You Think About Neerup Pipes?

    I've been SOOOO tempted a number of times, but always ended up with another brand! They look awesome!
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    Savinelli Autograph

    I just purchased a brand new Savinelli Autograph, its a big beautiful Pipe of exquisite quality and fit and finish. The grain compares with any high end pipe I may have, in fact, its the the most beautiful grain I've ever seen...
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    Bing Crosby Pipe shape?

    I can't help it, I have four (4) Bings Favorites, in smooth (X2), rusticated AND one they haven't made in years from their black tie collection, its a beauty! Dan
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    Winner of the 7-Day Set

    As good as it gets! Beautiful!!
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    Finally Broke Down and Got a Dunhill

    Gotta love that Dunhill!
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    coating on smoking chamber

    Long ago, one of the most learned men (Tom Cottom) I ever knew on pipes (Tobacco Barn, Lake Forest, CA) said that although it wasn't an absolute rule, the higher end pipes didn't have that coating. Tom used to own his own Pipe shops YEARS ago... For instance, my Savinelli's usually have that...
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    My Grandfather's pipes

    Worth much more than money!
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    My New Pipe Is On It's Way. First Peterson

    Great pick up, I have the green (Smooth Irish Green) D15, its a beautiful pipe!
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    Savinelli Autograph Artisan Bent Dublin

    Thanks! Received my Savineli Autograph, your right, it is bigger and heavier than the standard fare. But, the build and grain is incredible. More expensive by almost 3X, but, its comparable and in some cases, better than most of my artisans.
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    Most Improved Pipe

    I have a Savinelli Clarks Favorite that was a slow learner and now, its a champ!
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    Every Time You Buy A Pipe

    Great question! I learned when I first got back into Pipes to never go cheap. Every time I decided to save a few bucks and get a lessor pipe, just to save a few bucks, when I really wanted a much nicer one, I was very sorry I did it and ended up taking it back or giving it to friends and family...