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TCnBham

TCnBham

Age : 68
Location : Alabama
Registration date : 2012-03-24

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PostSubject: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySat Mar 24, 2012 2:46 pm

Hi all...just joined after lurking a couple of days. I am 60 years old and have been smoking pipes on and off for 40 years or so, but only "seriously" the past few months. I have smoked cigarettes most of my adult life, with the exception of 13 years when I stopped entirely in my 40's. But, foolishly, I started again. The past 6 years I have been smoking Nat Shermans, with the occasional pipe thrown in when the mood struck me. More recently, I am attempting to stop the cigarette addiction and switch over to pipes exclusively. To get to that goal, I have been purchasing some new pipes lately: An estate Dunhill Cumberland, A 2010 Christmas edition Radice, a Matthias Seichter Thuringen ( a hand carver in Germany who makes about 60 pipes a year), a MacQueen "wizard", and an estate Ascorti. I already owned two Ardors, an old Stanwell, a Nording, two LaRocca Featherlites, and a Thomas Spanu. All are bent stems in one shape or another. I do not care for straight stemmed pipes. I have found Larsen tobaccos to be enjoyable, along with some local bulk tobaccos. I am currently experimenting with some English type blends as well.

I am retired, ride a Harley Davidson Road Glide, am married, and own one car. I enjoy fishing whenever possible, with Fly Fishing being the most enjoyable to me. I was once an avid backpacker, but have not been on a backpacking trip in over 5 years now. I also ski a bit. Since retireing and being on a fixed income, I don't get to ski as much as I'd like to any longer.

I'm not so much into collecting pipes for it's own sake, but like smoking a good pipe from various makers. I'd like to acquire another 2-3 pipes in the coming months, just to round out my collection and be able to rest pipes as needed.

I'm interesting in learning more about pipes, tobacco, and the pleasures of smoking a good bowl.

Glad to have found this forum, and feel certain I will learn a lot here. Smile
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mike_68

mike_68

Age : 51
Location : central Florida
Registration date : 2011-07-19

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySat Mar 24, 2012 3:07 pm

Welcome aboard!
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DrT999

DrT999

Age : 61
Location : Piedmont of North Carolina
Registration date : 2011-08-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySat Mar 24, 2012 3:20 pm

Welcome to the forums! I hope you enjoy your time reading & posting here

"T"
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Harlock999

Harlock999

Location : Los Angeles
Registration date : 2010-10-22

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySat Mar 24, 2012 5:01 pm

Welcome!
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Buckshot

Buckshot

Age : 73
Location : Southeast Michigan
Registration date : 2011-07-17

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySat Mar 24, 2012 9:11 pm

Welcome to the forum. Stop by as often as you can.
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ejames

ejames

Age : 69
Location : Poplar Bluff,Mo.
Registration date : 2012-02-01

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySat Mar 24, 2012 11:05 pm

Welcome!!
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Hater

Hater

Age : 46
Location : Ojai, Ca.
Registration date : 2012-03-20

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySat Mar 24, 2012 11:22 pm

Welcome to you from the n00b faction! You'll fin the people here very nice and available to answer any questions!
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Hermit

Hermit

Age : 66
Location : Ascension Parish
Registration date : 2008-04-22

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySun Mar 25, 2012 12:47 am

Welcome to BoB! cheers
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Dutch

Dutch

Age : 54
Location : On the road.......
Registration date : 2010-11-06

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySun Mar 25, 2012 1:22 am

Welcome to the BoB forums! If you haven't checked it out, there is a nice pipe and cigar shop in Homewood called "The Briary." Smile
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TCnBham

TCnBham

Age : 68
Location : Alabama
Registration date : 2012-03-24

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySun Mar 25, 2012 12:27 pm

Dutch wrote:
Welcome to the BoB forums! If you haven't checked it out, there is a nice pipe and cigar shop in Homewood called "The Briary." Smile

Yea, I go there from time to time. Great guys and a good selection of pipes/tobacco.

Thanks for the welcomes!
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PipeLeisure

PipeLeisure

Age : 42
Location : Dartmouth Massachusetts
Registration date : 2011-08-28

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySun Mar 25, 2012 5:47 pm

Welcome to the forum, we look forward to your post...so post often cheers
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Rob_In_MO

Rob_In_MO

Age : 46
Location : Park Hills, MO
Registration date : 2011-01-19

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySun Mar 25, 2012 6:55 pm

Welcome to the Brotherhood! Please lurk no more and come back often.
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George Kaplan

George Kaplan

Age : 49
Location : Kalamazoo, MI
Registration date : 2012-01-07

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptySun Mar 25, 2012 10:49 pm

Welcome aboard! I'm almost off cigarettes myself now that I've returned to the pipe.
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NewPipe



Age : 55
Location : Hervey Bay, Australia.
Registration date : 2012-03-18

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptyTue Mar 27, 2012 11:03 pm

I am a new member of the BB forum. Just signed up last week.

Already I have had some great words of wisdom directed my way and have found the gentlemen here most friendly and helpful.

My goal is to give the cigs away and become a devoted Pipe smoker and I know it's not going to be that easy but it's the goal and will be done in time.

Welcome.



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Boulder

Boulder

Age : 63
Location : Northern New Jersey
Registration date : 2011-08-29

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from Alabama   New Member from Alabama EmptyWed Apr 04, 2012 7:11 pm


Hello and Welcome to the BoB forum.
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