LOL. I think I understand.I fail to see the problem there.
I have never seen such a perfect skull! I often cringe at some of the 'skulls' out there, but that is a masterpiece! And the color? Exquisite....and will only get better!
Your Moretti looks great, these look gimmicky to me, I reckon the tobacco will have changed midway through a bowl, probably become stoved
Yeah, once I got my first big pipe years ago, I was instantly hooked.Here is my Boswell Jumbo XXX nosewarmer! It has some weight. Reason I like big pipes is everything is multiplied. Think of a small pipe smoke session, all the moments of perfection....in a big pipe those moments are simply prolonged! It is true that moisture needs to be taken into consideration, but when doesn't it come into play? I say, do what makes you happy! View attachment 67671
The Bruce Weaver started it didn't it.
Preben Holm's Ben Wades will scratch that itch very well.It got the ball rolling. This recent Tinsky has uncorked something fierce.
But - SP is insisting I send it back to them because I noticed a few small scratches on it. So, as much as I like it, it may end up not being mine when all is said and done.
Keep an eye out for these: Bent - King's Imperial - Pipes - http://blakemar.co.uk/pipes/kings-imperial/bentI am always seeing pipes that way between 1oz -2oz. I was wondering where I might acquire pipes of excellent quality that are 4oz+ in weight. I am simply looking for heftier pipes. Thank you.