That a pipe smokes better the more that it is smoked supports the claims about old wood and old Britwood, which although unproven/unprovable continue to capture the fancies of pipe smokers.It's not my most expensive or best looking pipe by a longshot, however, it sure is the most reliable when it comes to delivering a good smoke. It was my first briar and has been smoked way more than any other pipe in my collection. This makes me wonder if the number of bowls smoked in a pipe could be a major factor in the depth of flavor that it delivers.
Savinelli Tortuga 673
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I agree with this. All my pipes are really good smokers (don’t believe I’d keep em around if they weren’t) after posting the two pipes that I did, I started thinking about all my Neerup, Stanwell, Savinelli, Peterson and St. Regis pipes... they all smoke fantastic. I also really do like how cobs smoke but I just don’t smoke them much anymore as the chambers are either too small or too large for everyday smokes.I have quite a few consistently good smokers. It would be nearly impossible to narrow them down to one or two. And I have some that may be mediocre with certain tobacco, but really shine with a particular blend or style.
A little motivation for you. They're out there. All 4 of these were procured within the last year. I had to reach into Europe for 1 of them (Danish Pipe Shop). They really ARE good smokers..