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  1. tschiraldi

    When is a estate worth it?

    That really depends! I would pay 10 times as much for an estate family era Sasieni, or a pre-transition Comoys or Barlings than a new one!
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    What's Your Profession !!

    4 years acti e duty US Army Infantry, presidential escort. Was in Panama for the whole Noriega thing. Did some factory work years ago (welding). Did another number of years in the National Guard (Infantry). Deployed after 911. 23 years as a Correction Officer in a few state prisons (Ohio and...
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    Peter Stokkebye Luxury Twist Flake

    LTF is one of my staples. An every day smoke for me. Enjoying a bowl as I type this.
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    Something For Me to Think About

    I went through that phase as well. Only smoke 3 blends regularly now, with 2 change ups when I feel like something different.
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    What's the worst blend you've tried?

    The taste, lol! Putrid!
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    What's the worst blend you've tried?

    Hands down, its Royal Yuck... I mean Yacht. I've never tasted anything so disgusting, and I once drank used motor oil to win an Iron Gut contest at a party as a teenager. I'd rather stick my left hand in a meat grinder than smoke it again!
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    Do You Have Rotations? Do You Rotate Your Rotations? A Rotating Rumination

    OOPS! The last one on the left is a Sasieni Mayfair. How did I miss that?
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    Do You Have Rotations? Do You Rotate Your Rotations? A Rotating Rumination

    Here are my current pipes. The ten I love and two travel / yard / camping / etc pipes. 1. Sasieni One Dot 2. Sasieni Eight Dot Barclay 3. Sasieni Four Dot Warwick 4. Sasieni Four Dot Victoria 5. Sasieni Four Dot Ruff Root Pembroke 3 Jesse Jones 1/8 bent , oval shank Brandies and a Jesse Jones...
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    Tobaccos that are Staples in Your Cellar

    My staples are few. 1. PS Luxury Twist Flake 2. F&T Cut Blended Plug 3. F&T Vintage 4. G&H Broken Flake #7 5. C&D Crooner
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    Which Country Consistently makes the Best Pipes?

    Agreed! Well, except Ireland, lol!
  11. tschiraldi

    Any Other Biker/Riders?

    My riding season will be coming to a close in the next month or two. So far this season I've logged about 11,000 miles and 9 states. Not bad for snowy Ohio.
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    Talk Me Out of This

    Do it! DO IT!