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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by durangopipe » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:23 pm

ReverendThom wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:47 pm
JMG wrote:
durangopipe wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:37 pm
JMG wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:43 pm
durangopipe wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:02 pm
Becker smooth acorn

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I’d love Becker pipes even if the family history were not so extraordinary. That history just makes them that much more special.
I made this one a few years ago. It's kind of, sorta, quasi like that one. I'll sell it to you for half of whatever that Becker is going for.

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Yours is lovely JM.
The Becker is listed at $1,160.

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$580 it is then. I just saved you a bunch of money.
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by JudgeRusty » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:10 am

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by Eruannu » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:34 am

durangopipe wrote:Becker smooth acorn

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I’d love Becker pipes even if the family history were not so extraordinary. That history just makes them that much more special.
I see why that is a 1500 pipe, that's beautiful.

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by rgcurrey » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:17 pm

I thought I had it down, I thought I knew my next step and purchase, heck I had been stairing and comparing this one pipe for the last two weeks. It is a nice bent billiard. Then, I see her on ebay, a straight billiard, very dignified yet a little rusticated to knock it down to a fine man's pipe but not a black tie affair kind of thing. I have been looking at bents and knowing that is the direction I wanted to go. I even knew which particular pipe . . . so I ignored all that and bid on the straight billiard that caught my eye. Well in another day we will see.
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by Bloodhound » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:43 pm

rgcurrey wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:17 pm
I thought I had it down, I thought I knew my next step and purchase, heck I had been stairing and comparing this one pipe for the last two weeks. It is a nice bent billiard. Then, I see her on ebay, a straight billiard, very dignified yet a little rusticated to knock it down to a fine man's pipe but not a black tie affair kind of thing. I have been looking at bents and knowing that is the direction I wanted to go. I even knew which particular pipe . . . so I ignored all that and bid on the straight billiard that caught my eye. Well in another day we will see.
Sounds like you are headed smartly down that slippery slope to PAD Welcome to the club :lol:
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by hugodrax » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:11 pm

JudgeRusty wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:10 am
JMG wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:43 pm
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Note Rhox's new photo background in all pipe pictures
This entire picture is mine. All of it.
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by rgcurrey » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:15 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:11 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:10 am
JMG wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:43 pm
Image
Note Rhox's new photo background in all pipe pictures
This entire picture is mine. All of it.
Shame the matching pumps did not come in your size.
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But I got debts that no honest man can pay - B. Springsteen

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"Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,
and to turn away from evil is understanding." - Job 28:28

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by hugodrax » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:43 pm

rgcurrey wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:15 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:11 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:10 am
JMG wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:43 pm
Image
Note Rhox's new photo background in all pipe pictures
This entire picture is mine. All of it.
Shame the matching pumps did not come in your size.
You people all have small peckers. All of you. Embrace the fab.
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by UncleBob » Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:47 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:43 pm
rgcurrey wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:15 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:11 pm
JudgeRusty wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:10 am
JMG wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 9:43 pm
Image
Note Rhox's new photo background in all pipe pictures
This entire picture is mine. All of it.
Shame the matching pumps did not come in your size.
You people all have small peckers. All of you. Embrace the fab.
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by rgcurrey » Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:06 pm

Bloodhound wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:43 pm
rgcurrey wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:17 pm
I thought I had it down, I thought I knew my next step and purchase, heck I had been stairing and comparing this one pipe for the last two weeks. It is a nice bent billiard. Then, I see her on ebay, a straight billiard, very dignified yet a little rusticated to knock it down to a fine man's pipe but not a black tie affair kind of thing. I have been looking at bents and knowing that is the direction I wanted to go. I even knew which particular pipe . . . so I ignored all that and bid on the straight billiard that caught my eye. Well in another day we will see.
Sounds like you are headed smartly down that slippery slope to PAD Welcome to the club :lol:

Thanks, but unfortunatley someone else thought this was a great pipe too, about $40 greater than I thought (not sure how high he would have gone though). Oh well, there is still the bent I have been drooling over for weeks. :bacon: :cheese: :taco: :chili:
Well I got a job and tried to put my money away
But I got debts that no honest man can pay - B. Springsteen

And he said to the man,
"Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,
and to turn away from evil is understanding." - Job 28:28

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by rgcurrey » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:32 pm

MMMuuwaaahaaahhhhaaa!
Coming soon to me in Pensacola.

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Well I got a job and tried to put my money away
But I got debts that no honest man can pay - B. Springsteen

And he said to the man,
"Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,
and to turn away from evil is understanding." - Job 28:28

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by JimVH » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:02 pm

rgcurrey wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:32 pm
MMMuuwaaahaaahhhhaaa!
Coming soon to me in Pensacola.

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Boom.

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by durangopipe » Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:17 pm

Pietenpauw ...

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Check out that stemwork!
Sold, thank goodness.
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by JimVH » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:45 am

Long and lean, every young man's dream.

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by rgcurrey » Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:54 am

JimVH wrote:
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:45 am
Long and lean, every young man's dream.

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That is a nice Bing style billiard and a good price.
Well I got a job and tried to put my money away
But I got debts that no honest man can pay - B. Springsteen

And he said to the man,
"Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,
and to turn away from evil is understanding." - Job 28:28

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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by FredS » Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:46 am

JimVH wrote:
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:45 am
Long and lean, every young man's dream.

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Jim is the only one who understands the point of this thread.

I don't typically care for swirly acrylic stems but that one, on that pipe looks good. I think because it's so slim and trim it doesn't offend my eye.
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Re: The Pipe of Man's Desiring

Post by rgcurrey » Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:35 pm

FredS wrote:
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:46 am
JimVH wrote:
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:45 am
Long and lean, every young man's dream.

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Jim is the only one who understands the point of this thread.

I don't typically care for swirly acrylic stems but that one, on that pipe looks good. I think because it's so slim and trim it doesn't offend my eye.
Well they are now 20% of so that pipe is $64.
Well I got a job and tried to put my money away
But I got debts that no honest man can pay - B. Springsteen

And he said to the man,
"Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom,
and to turn away from evil is understanding." - Job 28:28

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