This was in poor condition to say least, but I still had to have it. The fat stubby nosewarmers from the turn of the century always catch my eye.
BBB L.W.K. If anyone can tell me what the LWK nomenclature means, I’d greatly appreciate it.
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This is a shape I’ve never seen in my many years of hunting LHS. I was pleasantly surprised to find some decent grain under all that dark stain and grunge. The rim was charred and beat up. That was all the excuse I needed to add a slight bevel.
1926 patent era LHS Purex shape #84.
This Firethorn checked all the boxes for me. Squat bulldog, silverband, and tapered stem. I’ve only seen 5 Firethorn models over the past few years, and I’ve brought 3 of them home. This bulldog is a welcome addition to the flock.
We’ve all heard or said the phrase, This is one of my best smokers. Well after sharing stories of our “top 10” best burners with a friend, I thought it would be fun if everyone joined in.
Based purely on smoking enjoyment, let’s see your Top Ten.
I noticed a huge difference in appearance of this new batch when I jarred it. In the picture below, are two different batches of Margate. From the sellers info, the batch shown on the right is a few years old. The left batch is from 2017. All Margate I’ve seen looks pretty dark. So I guess my...
There’s been many discussions about making a PipesMag app or changing the website itself. I just want to say, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. I like this forum setup just fine. Great layout and it works just fine. My vote is to leave good enough alone. The DGCF forum switched over to Crappatalk...