How have I missed the existence of this accessory? I don't carry my pipes around enough to use one, but I do often smoke in installments, so this has an inherent appeal. This is so much better than having to park a pipe on the window ledge outside an office or a store in hopes it won't be stolen in the meantime, which I've done from time to time, with no loses yet. On my way to an event with security, I once buried my pocket knife at the foot of a landscape bush and retrieved it later. In "the old days," no one would have thought of relieving a gent of his pipe or his pocket knife, but we aren't in Kansas anymore.