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PipedJimmy

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PostSubject: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:36 pm

Picked up this pipe from ebay (where else?) I know it's ostentatious but I love it! Think it's called a 'Rameses' think it'll bankrupt me in terms of tobacco though, the bowl is huge!




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Harlock999

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:34 am

Impressive!

By the way, who's the chap in your avatar?
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Blue Max

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:06 am

That's Graham Chapman one of the founding members of Monty Python. He played King Arthur in the "Holy Grail". Avid pipe smoker.


(Hey, I knew something here!)
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Harlock999

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:04 am

Blue Max wrote:
That's Graham Chapman one of the founding members of Monty Python. He played King Arthur in the "Holy Grail". Avid pipe smoker.


(Hey, I knew something here!)

Oh cool! Thanks.
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benjer87



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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Fri Feb 25, 2011 9:32 am

Great pipe! Would love a Mario grandi, maybe I'll take the plunge soon.
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buckeye

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Fri Feb 25, 2011 7:41 pm

i like it.
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PipedJimmy

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:53 pm

ha ha thanks guys, it smokes pretty well, only tried it a couple of times and as far as I can see, there are no flaws to the finish, I know some people have complained about this in the past
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deepbass9

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:18 pm

I like it, too. When you said ostentatious, I didn't know what to expect. I've seen some funky things they've done before that were, ehm quite funky. This seems to be a nice cohesive piece.

Is the carving a tobacco leaf, or is it just the shape that gives the impression?

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Metropolmodern

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Sat Apr 09, 2011 4:56 am

That's SWEET! As far as the finishes on MG's, I have one & I could see some flaws but nothing that would keep me from buying another in the future. As soon as I get my pipes out of storage on Sunday & cleaned up I'll post a pic of it. bounce
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sand18f

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:00 am

cheers cheers cheers
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BuckeyeBoy34



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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Mon May 28, 2012 7:19 pm

Very nice. I could see that running up a few quid in tobacco. LOL
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Growley

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PostSubject: Re: New Pipe, Mario Grandi!   Mon May 28, 2012 8:36 pm

Cool pipe. I think that would officially be called a Cavalier because of the stem on the bottom. They're similar for sure, but if you do a Google image search for each I think you'll find Cavalier fits the bill.
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