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    HU tobaccos

    sablebrush52 Which store do they supply?
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    Failure to taste Virginia's

    Have you tried some decade old stuff?
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    Hillbilly has been a ponderin'

    16 oz bag of HH Acadian Perique or Old Gowrie. Or Peretti's No 8, it comes in a 16 oz tin. Pease blends come in 16 oz too in some cases. As for pipes, http://www.thepipenook.com/store/c32/Series_III_Unfinished.html
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    2 Mortas And An Egg

    The first one is beautiful, and the stem shape on the third is outstanding. Have you ever made a reverse calabash?
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    Failure to taste Virginia's

    Here is a good set of filters for tobaccoreviews. http://www.tobaccoreviews.com/search?BlendType=Virginia%2FPerique%2CStraight+Virginia&Taste=Medium+to+Full%2CFull%2CVery+Full%2CExtra+Full%2COverwhelming&Rating=Highly+Recommended&ReviewCount=10&Production=Currently+available
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    Failure to taste Virginia's

    Beacon Extra for VaPer and Brown Twist Sliced for Virginia. Try those.
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    Pipe Tobacco Top Seller Known?

    mawnansmiff Tobaccoreviews attracts connoisseurs, while the sales ratings are most likely decided by the mass.
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    Do Juma stems oxidize?

    http://www.pipemakersforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=9041 This came up
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    Burley Negatives; Why Not Burley?

    I like Burleys, although Peretti's Burleys destroyed my mouth. What's the difference between dark and light?
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    Pipe Tobacco Top Seller Known?

    One should take in account that people don't cellar 1Q as intensely as they cellar FVF and some other stuff. That might have some effect on the results
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    The Coolest Looking Tobacco I Ever Bought

    That is some good stuff.
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    What Are Your Favorite Non-VA Tobaccos?

    Motzek's Tom's Dark Twist, Gawith Kendal Kentucky, Peretti's Tashkent, Uhle's 00, Aged Burley Flake, Wessex Burley slice, McClelland Classic Samsun. If I recall correctly Brebbia Balka and Sillem's London don't have Virginia either, never had those though.
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    What About Adding Fresh Tobacco On Top Of Dottle?

    Most of us throw it away, I suppose. I do not see a problem with you trying it and seeing how it goes, it certainly won't cause damage not to you, nor to your pipe. If there is too much dottle, smoking drier tobacco might help.
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    Mold prevention for homemade blends.

    What are some methods employed for mold prevention? I am thinking of preparing a homemade blend. Apparently Motzek use salt for that purpose. What are other ways I could approach this?
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    Another great carver

    What an absolute beast.
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    Dissapointed by Squadron Leader

    thomasmartin It is Virginia forward, as some reviewers noted. London may not be a Latakia bomb but it certainly was Latakia forward to me, I did not quite enjoy it. Not sure about EMP. Anyway, the market is saturated with Latakia-forward blends, Squadron leader is a welcome exception. As for...
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    A few quick questions about storing multiple samples.

    I smoke them all quick enough. Do seperate Latakia and aromatics from the rest if you are going to store, those scents can pass through plastic.
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    Dissapointed by Squadron Leader

    Squadron leader is one of my favorite Latakia blends, I hate Latakia in large amounts. It's good at it's thing.
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    Case Of The Missing Flake

    I would not worry, when Samuel fails to deliver the flakes, he never fails to compensate with moisture.
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    Some Exotics From Germany

    I was looking to try some of the German blends which are not sold in America, couple of forum members were nice enough to send me some samples. Boy, did customs give me a headache. It took them 2 weeks to figure out whether tobacco contained illegal compounds or not. Cocaine from America would...