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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by DepartedLight » Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:15 pm

I haven't done it in a while, but for a spell my pipe uniqueness was I smoked it in a local library, Post Office, PetsMart, WalMart, Hardware stores, and the whiskey store. Might be other places. But haven't been that much of a rebel in a while.

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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by UncleBob » Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:34 pm

colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:11 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:44 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:38 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:22 am
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:15 am

I haven't seen anybody recently loaf his pipe with ribbon or shag by mounding it in his left hand, inverting the pipe and making circles over the mound until it's magically filled, but considering that's the way I was taught there must be others.
Were you actually taught this? Just curious as that is old school...like archaeologically old school.
Yes, I was. I was taught to smoke correctly in the mid to late '90's by a fellow at the shop that noted me struggling. Mr. Campbell would have been in his mid 70's then. I'm surprised other people don't do it. It's surprisingly simple and effective. The bowl is loaded in under ten seconds and loaded perfectly. It even has that rifled twist das was on about.
I haven't seen anyone use that method, under the age of 80, since the mid '90's. Old school respect.
I will try this the next time I smoke some shag.
Works with ribbon and rubbed out flake, too.
Yep. I'm going to try this.
I always had better luck with small to medium pipes, though. Its been years but it always worked great with my old Grabows and Kaywoodies.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by A_Morley » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:21 am

UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:34 pm
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:11 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:44 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:38 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:22 am
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:15 am

I haven't seen anybody recently loaf his pipe with ribbon or shag by mounding it in his left hand, inverting the pipe and making circles over the mound until it's magically filled, but considering that's the way I was taught there must be others.
Were you actually taught this? Just curious as that is old school...like archaeologically old school.
Yes, I was. I was taught to smoke correctly in the mid to late '90's by a fellow at the shop that noted me struggling. Mr. Campbell would have been in his mid 70's then. I'm surprised other people don't do it. It's surprisingly simple and effective. The bowl is loaded in under ten seconds and loaded perfectly. It even has that rifled twist das was on about.
I haven't seen anyone use that method, under the age of 80, since the mid '90's. Old school respect.
I will try this the next time I smoke some shag.
Works with ribbon and rubbed out flake, too.
Yep. I'm going to try this.
I always had better luck with small to medium pipes, though. Its been years but it always worked great with my old Grabows and Kaywoodies.
You're going to have to demonstrate this at the next hootenanny. I don't think that I've ever seen this done and I'm having difficulty even picturing the method that you're talking about.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by dennisthemenace » Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:56 am

colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:03 pm
Maybe more of a pipe preference than a smoking habit, but I like to file off the p-lip portion of my Peterson stems. I’m a clencher and I find this to be the most comfortable bit shape. More meat than a typical saddle without the weird angle of the p-lip.
I've done this to all my P-Lips too. P-Lip is either love or hate.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:01 am

dennisthemenace wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:56 am
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:03 pm
Maybe more of a pipe preference than a smoking habit, but I like to file off the p-lip portion of my Peterson stems. I’m a clencher and I find this to be the most comfortable bit shape. More meat than a typical saddle without the weird angle of the p-lip.
I've done this to all my P-Lips too. P-Lip is either love or hate.
I'm speechless with horror. Why not just buy a fishtail?
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by dennisthemenace » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:10 am

hugodrax wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:01 am
dennisthemenace wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:56 am
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:03 pm
Maybe more of a pipe preference than a smoking habit, but I like to file off the p-lip portion of my Peterson stems. I’m a clencher and I find this to be the most comfortable bit shape. More meat than a typical saddle without the weird angle of the p-lip.
I've done this to all my P-Lips too. P-Lip is either love or hate.
I'm speechless with horror. Why not just buy a fishtail?

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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by UncleBob » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:18 am

dennisthemenace wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:56 am
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:03 pm
Maybe more of a pipe preference than a smoking habit, but I like to file off the p-lip portion of my Peterson stems. I’m a clencher and I find this to be the most comfortable bit shape. More meat than a typical saddle without the weird angle of the p-lip.
I've done this to all my P-Lips too. P-Lip is either love or hate.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by durangopipe » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:34 am

UncleBob wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:18 am
dennisthemenace wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:56 am
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:03 pm
Maybe more of a pipe preference than a smoking habit, but I like to file off the p-lip portion of my Peterson stems. I’m a clencher and I find this to be the most comfortable bit shape. More meat than a typical saddle without the weird angle of the p-lip.
I've done this to all my P-Lips too. P-Lip is either love or hate.
Sid?
All of my Petes are fishtails for this reason.

Never saw the need to direct the stream of smoke to the roof of my mouth, but I guess it makes smoking more comfortable for many people or they wouldn't have lasted so long.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by A_Morley » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:07 pm

For my part, I love the P-Lip and would willingly purchase more. All of my Petersons have the P-Lip.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by Bloodhound » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:31 pm

A_Morley wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:21 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:34 pm
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:11 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:44 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:38 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:22 am
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:15 am

I haven't seen anybody recently loaf his pipe with ribbon or shag by mounding it in his left hand, inverting the pipe and making circles over the mound until it's magically filled, but considering that's the way I was taught there must be others.
Were you actually taught this? Just curious as that is old school...like archaeologically old school.
Yes, I was. I was taught to smoke correctly in the mid to late '90's by a fellow at the shop that noted me struggling. Mr. Campbell would have been in his mid 70's then. I'm surprised other people don't do it. It's surprisingly simple and effective. The bowl is loaded in under ten seconds and loaded perfectly. It even has that rifled twist das was on about.
I haven't seen anyone use that method, under the age of 80, since the mid '90's. Old school respect.
I will try this the next time I smoke some shag.
Works with ribbon and rubbed out flake, too.
Yep. I'm going to try this.
I always had better luck with small to medium pipes, though. Its been years but it always worked great with my old Grabows and Kaywoodies.
You're going to have to demonstrate this at the next hootenanny. I don't think that I've ever seen this done and I'm having difficulty even picturing the method that you're talking about.
If you are going to give instruction at the get together, I may have to join the get together!
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by JimVH » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:46 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:31 pm
A_Morley wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:21 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:34 pm
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:11 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:44 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:38 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:22 am


Were you actually taught this? Just curious as that is old school...like archaeologically old school.
Yes, I was. I was taught to smoke correctly in the mid to late '90's by a fellow at the shop that noted me struggling. Mr. Campbell would have been in his mid 70's then. I'm surprised other people don't do it. It's surprisingly simple and effective. The bowl is loaded in under ten seconds and loaded perfectly. It even has that rifled twist das was on about.
I haven't seen anyone use that method, under the age of 80, since the mid '90's. Old school respect.
I will try this the next time I smoke some shag.
Works with ribbon and rubbed out flake, too.
Yep. I'm going to try this.
I always had better luck with small to medium pipes, though. Its been years but it always worked great with my old Grabows and Kaywoodies.
You're going to have to demonstrate this at the next hootenanny. I don't think that I've ever seen this done and I'm having difficulty even picturing the method that you're talking about.
If you are going to give instruction at the get together, I may have to join the get together!
This? I use this method fairly often.... because of this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XHYPso7TXs&list=PLCAD83381F25DAB34
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by sweetandsour » Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:59 pm

I own one Pete, and it's a p-lip, and it's the worst smoking pipe I own. The p-lip just adds to the annoyance I think.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by hugodrax » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:08 pm

JimVH wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:46 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:31 pm
A_Morley wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:21 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:34 pm
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:11 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:44 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:38 am


Yes, I was. I was taught to smoke correctly in the mid to late '90's by a fellow at the shop that noted me struggling. Mr. Campbell would have been in his mid 70's then. I'm surprised other people don't do it. It's surprisingly simple and effective. The bowl is loaded in under ten seconds and loaded perfectly. It even has that rifled twist das was on about.
I haven't seen anyone use that method, under the age of 80, since the mid '90's. Old school respect.
I will try this the next time I smoke some shag.
Works with ribbon and rubbed out flake, too.
Yep. I'm going to try this.
I always had better luck with small to medium pipes, though. Its been years but it always worked great with my old Grabows and Kaywoodies.
You're going to have to demonstrate this at the next hootenanny. I don't think that I've ever seen this done and I'm having difficulty even picturing the method that you're talking about.
If you are going to give instruction at the get together, I may have to join the get together!
This? I use this method fairly often.... because of this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XHYPso7TXs&list=PLCAD83381F25DAB34
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by UncleBob » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:09 pm

JimVH wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:46 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:31 pm
A_Morley wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:21 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:34 pm
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:11 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:44 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:38 am


Yes, I was. I was taught to smoke correctly in the mid to late '90's by a fellow at the shop that noted me struggling. Mr. Campbell would have been in his mid 70's then. I'm surprised other people don't do it. It's surprisingly simple and effective. The bowl is loaded in under ten seconds and loaded perfectly. It even has that rifled twist das was on about.
I haven't seen anyone use that method, under the age of 80, since the mid '90's. Old school respect.
I will try this the next time I smoke some shag.
Works with ribbon and rubbed out flake, too.
Yep. I'm going to try this.
I always had better luck with small to medium pipes, though. Its been years but it always worked great with my old Grabows and Kaywoodies.
You're going to have to demonstrate this at the next hootenanny. I don't think that I've ever seen this done and I'm having difficulty even picturing the method that you're talking about.
If you are going to give instruction at the get together, I may have to join the get together!
This? I use this method fairly often.... because of this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XHYPso7TXs&list=PLCAD83381F25DAB34
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by ReverendThom » Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:24 pm

That's my favourite way to pack a bowl.

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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by joegoat » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:39 pm

JimVH wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:46 pm
Bloodhound wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:31 pm
A_Morley wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:21 am
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:34 pm
colton wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:01 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:11 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:44 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:38 am


Yes, I was. I was taught to smoke correctly in the mid to late '90's by a fellow at the shop that noted me struggling. Mr. Campbell would have been in his mid 70's then. I'm surprised other people don't do it. It's surprisingly simple and effective. The bowl is loaded in under ten seconds and loaded perfectly. It even has that rifled twist das was on about.
I haven't seen anyone use that method, under the age of 80, since the mid '90's. Old school respect.
I will try this the next time I smoke some shag.
Works with ribbon and rubbed out flake, too.
Yep. I'm going to try this.
I always had better luck with small to medium pipes, though. Its been years but it always worked great with my old Grabows and Kaywoodies.
You're going to have to demonstrate this at the next hootenanny. I don't think that I've ever seen this done and I'm having difficulty even picturing the method that you're talking about.
If you are going to give instruction at the get together, I may have to join the get together!
This? I use this method fairly often.... because of this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XHYPso7TXs&list=PLCAD83381F25DAB34
Sorcery!!!! I'm going to have to try this!
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by OldWorldSwine » Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:39 am

I've also used the magic upside-down pipe fill method now and then. It can be a little messy, though, so often I will just fill by digging into the pouch like you might normally, and then repeatedly tapping the side of the bowl firmly, which settles the 'baccy into the bowl pretty admirably, without compressing it. I just top it of with another sprinkle from the pouch, and then tidy it up with a tamper, or my finger.
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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by serapion » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:29 pm

I just tried performing this wizardry. It worked perfectly with some OGS, which I am now enjoying. I can hardly wait to impress my friends with it!


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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by Jocose » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:38 pm

I'm really glad for your enthusiasm but if you press your pipe onto tobacco or press tobacco into your pipe, it's simply the same.

I'm sorry I can't share your joy.

I've done both, it's really nothing to be excited about, unless you need a certain excitement about putting pipe tobacco into a pipe.

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Re: Unique smoking habits

Post by GaryInVA » Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:26 pm

A_Morley wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:07 pm
For my part, I love the P-Lip and would willingly purchase more. All of my Petersons have the P-Lip.
I agree with Mr. Morley. I have 3 Petersons all which have P-Lips and would enjoy more.
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