Just Found Out I am Restoring the Pipes of a Convicted Murderer

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Jwebb90

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You must be able to find out where the attorney/killer is incarcerated. Send him a letter and see if he responds...like a pen pal. A few letters along with the pipes would definitely make an unusual collection. Plus, you may be able to find out if he actually owned those pipes. Antique dealers and used car salesmen will say anything to make a sale. Just saying....
I had already made the purchase when they told me the history of the pipes. And the backstory certainly would not have helped them in making the sale. I did find out the prison and as crazy as it may sound have contemplated writing him. I will update if I do.
 

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mso489

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Pipes are such emotional vectors, I wouldn't be happy owning one with such a past, but I realize that is emotional and irrelevant to the pipes, which are only objects. Now, do you tell the buyers? Assuming you are going to sell them here. Ah, but you are remaking them, so maybe you can save their souls.
 
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I Googled the guy. Apparently he needed his wife's cash to fund an increasingly lavish lifestyle (read: PAD & TAD)
So maybe those pipes didn't just witness the deed but actually encouraged it 🤔
If he is guilty, which must be assumed, he is a bad man. What he did was not out of rage or jealousy or some other strong sentiment, but cold-hearted greed, it seems. I would not write him 😤
 

Jwebb90

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Seriously, some of that rim damage looks like rodents got to them; the evidence on that first stem is dreadful.
He was not kind at all to the rims of the pipe. And as someone new to restoring pipes it is presenting quite the challenge.
 
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