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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by durangopipe » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:43 am

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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by Cleon » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:43 am

durangopipe wrote:
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Some things are just not right!
Gross.

The sad thing is you can tell there was some effort put into making that pipe. Look at the finish. Is it a Wallenstein?
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by wosbald » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:30 am

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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by durangopipe » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:35 am

Cleon wrote:Gross.

The sad thing is you can tell there was some effort put into making that pipe. Look at the finish. Is it a Wallenstein?
It's a Huge Stone Studio pipe, Cleon, a Chinese artisan pipe cooperative.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by Cleon » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:36 am

wosbald wrote:
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I never have liked natural plateau rims. They look like the carver got lazy to me. Plus, when they fan out and flop over they look like a mollusk of sorts.

Just think. That could have been a nice lovat.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by Cleon » Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:40 am

durangopipe wrote:
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:35 am
Cleon wrote:Gross.

The sad thing is you can tell there was some effort put into making that pipe. Look at the finish. Is it a Wallenstein?
It's a Huge Stone Studio pipe, Cleon, a Chinese artisan pipe cooperative.
Okay. I've seen some of their stuff on ebay. Nice stuff too. At least they looked nice. I have no idea how they are engineered. A while back I was bidding on some of their bamboo stemmed billiards. I thought, since it was from China, I'd score one for about 10 bucks. Never happened.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by durangopipe » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:11 pm

wosbald wrote:
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Yep, that's pretty darn ugly.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by Joshoowah » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:19 pm

Cleon wrote:
Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:40 am
durangopipe wrote:
Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:35 am
Cleon wrote:Gross.

The sad thing is you can tell there was some effort put into making that pipe. Look at the finish. Is it a Wallenstein?
It's a Huge Stone Studio pipe, Cleon, a Chinese artisan pipe cooperative.
Okay. I've seen some of their stuff on ebay. Nice stuff too. At least they looked nice. I have no idea how they are engineered. A while back I was bidding on some of their bamboo stemmed billiards. I thought, since it was from China, I'd score one for about 10 bucks. Never happened.
I got one of their bamboo stemmed pipes a while back for $30. I smoked it once and gave it away to a new pipe smoker. It was a nice pipe; however, their stems are atrocious, or at least the one I had was. It's not acrylic, it's not ebonite or anything of the like; it really just felt like cheap plastic.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by Cleon » Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:58 pm

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No. Just no.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by GaryInVA » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:22 pm

Cleon wrote:
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No. Just no.
That's just, uh, well, uh, never mind.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by Cleon » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:23 pm

GaryInVA wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:22 pm
Cleon wrote:
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No. Just no.
That's just, uh, well, uh, never mind.
I know, right?
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by JMG » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:36 pm

Cleon wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:23 pm
GaryInVA wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:22 pm
Cleon wrote:
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No. Just no.
That's just, uh, well, uh, never mind.
I know, right?
I don't hate it. It's like a reversed bulldog.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by durangopipe » Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:39 pm

JimVH wrote:
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Yep.
That is one butt ugly pipe.
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

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There’s a stick bug attacking your pipe! RUN!
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by DepartedLight » Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:36 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:44 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
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There’s a stick bug attacking your pipe! RUN!
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by GaryInVA » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:31 pm

durangopipe wrote:
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JimVH wrote:
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Yep.
That is one butt ugly pipe.
But Jim, you ended up buying that, didn't you.
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This, gentlemen, is what it feels like when doves cry.
Even though I can't smoke at this time, for some reason I like this place.

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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by 7formy1911 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:43 pm

DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:36 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:44 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:37 pm
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There’s a stick bug attacking your pipe! RUN!
7.

You know I love you. But if you ever say that pipe is mine again; you shall be dead to me.
It was a generic “your pipe” not actually a your pipe. Anyone who has purchased a pipe from me would never get this treatment... except Jim. He’ll buy anything :D
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Re: It's the ugliest pipe contest.

Post by coco » Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:47 pm

7formy1911 wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:43 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:36 pm
7formy1911 wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:44 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:37 pm
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There’s a stick bug attacking your pipe! RUN!
7.

You know I love you. But if you ever say that pipe is mine again; you shall be dead to me.
It was a generic “your pipe” not actually a your pipe. Anyone who has purchased a pipe from me would never get this treatment... except Jim. He’ll buy anything :D
He needs to buy that Chheda author before Durango does.
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