- Dec 13, 2020
My only Peterson (prince churchwarden) is also my only pipe that can`t pass pipecleaner.
Good quality? I don´t think so.
There are definitely differences in the rustication of now compared to days gone by in regards to visual appeal to me. Functionally, I've no clue and doubt it, but suspect the current method is less time consuming in the factory.I don’t own any Peterson pipes. When I started smoking I looked at some and didn’t like the aesthetics. Many seemed heavy.
Because of this thread, I am reconsidering. One that draws me is the Lovat #53. I’m thinking of finding one in a very classic finish that could be never be mistaken for another brand. So maybe a Donegal Rocky rusticated fishtail.
But, It seems that rustication has changed over the years, and I don’t really like the current version. Is that true?
I’d take any advice or recommendation you have.
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That pipe was made by Abb's Artisan Pipes in Athens, GA. I have three pipes made by him and they are all phenomenal.Who is the maker of the flying saucer Rhodesian in the back (far right) with the amber colored stem? I like it!
That pipe was made by Abb's Artisan Pipes in Athens, GA. I have three pipes made by him and they are all phenomenal.
Humble, indeed.Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing the pipe-maker.
He is a stand up fellow. Met him at Reformation Brewery's pipe night in Woodstock several years back. I have yet to buy a pipe from him, but need to fix that. My memory is that he is REAL. And I respect the heck out of him.That pipe was made by Abb's Artisan Pipes in Athens, GA. I have three pipes made by him and they are all phenomenal.
Yeah, I think you nailed it right here, Bullet08.I've been smoking Peterson exclusively for last 5 years. Most members know this already. But only one member asked why. Not that it's very important, but I had some rum in me tonight and I'm bored.
First and for most the shapes. Nothing really special. Just every men's trad shape with just touch of emphasis on masculinity. Thicker shank, wider bowl.. Of course, there are some influence from continental pipes, but I'm happy to ignore them to
Secondly in price point. Under US$100 to wherever. The fact you can get well made pipe for US$90 with history behind it, I think is cool.
Third, but most importantly, smokability. Never had Peterson that smokes like a shit.
Not saying anything about other brands, but I never felt any reason to smoke other brands. From cheapest to near US$400, they all met my need and want with beauty of their shape and way they smoke.
Do Petersons release any of their "old" shapes, say from the 1920/30's ? as in the Basil Rathbone pipes from the Sherlock Holmes movies. Now that, I'm sure would generate interest in the pipe smoking community.I really wish Peterson will put more into seasonal pipes. Large number of first time purchase comes from St. Paddy's Day, Halloween, and Christmas pipes. Last few years have been rather disappointing. Instead of repeating army mount with different finish and different color stems, give us something that's little more than novelty pipes. I'm sure people are willing to spend just little more to have something they would like to keep for some time and keep going back to.
Not specifically. Sometimes, they do release them as special release like Pipe Of The Year.Do Petersons release any of their "old" shapes, say from the 1920/30's ? as in the Basil Rathbone pipes from the Sherlock Holmes movies. Now that, I'm sure would generate interest in the pipe smoking community.
Interesting. I absolutely dislike Savinelli pipes. Never had one I ultimately cared for. I currently own zero of them.Honestly l think Savinelli pipes are a bit better than Peterson. So why then do l own twice as many Peterson than Savs?