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DGErwin11

DGErwin11

Age : 70
Location : Central GA USA
Registration date : 2012-05-20

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PostSubject: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyFri Aug 24, 2012 6:49 pm

Carter Hall in an IMP meer. I am not a total cobber. Very Happy
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fungunner

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Location : Capital City, North Carolina
Registration date : 2012-08-11

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyTue Sep 04, 2012 7:39 pm

Just finished a bowl of CH in the BIG PIPE. Not what I was expecting, but I like it. Not my island smoke, but wouldn't yell too much if it was all I had.
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Rob_In_MO

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

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyTue Sep 04, 2012 8:21 pm

For me, CH is a great blend for breaking in a new pipe - when I'm not sure what type of tobacco (VA, English, Aro) I'm going to use it for. Being neutral, I can switch to anything and experience no ghosting at all.
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DrumsAndBeer

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Age : 47
Location : Northern, CA
Registration date : 2012-04-04

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyTue Sep 04, 2012 9:18 pm

Rob_In_MO wrote:
For me, CH is a great blend for breaking in a new pipe - when I'm not sure what type of tobacco (VA, English, Aro) I'm going to use it for. Being neutral, I can switch to anything and experience no ghosting at all.

I like Solani ABF for breaking in pipes.

I recently picked up some CH just to try it out. Haven't smoked it yet but I plan to. Since it's so reasonably priced, aside from smoking it straight I decided to use it as a base tobacco mixture to blend with as well. I have a 3 parts CH 1 part Stokkebye Black Cav mixture that I mixed up melding in a mason jar. I also have some other plans for blending with it.
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Age : 43
Location : Central PA
Registration date : 2012-07-16

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyTue Sep 04, 2012 10:54 pm

DrumsAndBeer wrote:
Rob_In_MO wrote:
For me, CH is a great blend for breaking in a new pipe - when I'm not sure what type of tobacco (VA, English, Aro) I'm going to use it for. Being neutral, I can switch to anything and experience no ghosting at all.

I like Solani ABF for breaking in pipes.

I recently picked up some CH just to try it out. Haven't smoked it yet but I plan to. Since it's so reasonably priced, aside from smoking it straight I decided to use it as a base tobacco mixture to blend with as well. I have a 3 parts CH 1 part Stokkebye Black Cav mixture that I mixed up melding in a mason jar. I also have some other plans for blending with it.


I agree with the blending. I find it to just be Marlboro cig tobacco otherwise. It is everywhere here in tubs, pouches. A bunch of the roll your own crowd use it around here. I tried it and have a little left. I mixed it with some Black Gold just to use it up. I know a lot of folks like it though.
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Steveaux

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Age : 58
Location : NW Pa.
Registration date : 2012-09-03

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyWed Sep 05, 2012 7:24 pm

I like to mix in some Five Brothers for a Burley Buzz Bomb.
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DrumsAndBeer

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Age : 47
Location : Northern, CA
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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyWed Sep 05, 2012 11:00 pm

Steveaux wrote:
I like to mix in some Five Brothers for a Burley Buzz Bomb.

Now that's old school.
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Steveaux

Steveaux

Age : 58
Location : NW Pa.
Registration date : 2012-09-03

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyThu Sep 06, 2012 12:48 am

DrumsAndBeer wrote:
Steveaux wrote:
I like to mix in some Five Brothers for a Burley Buzz Bomb.

Now that's old school.

I used to work with a fellow who showed me that one. He put FB in everything.
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Checotah

Checotah

Age : 73
Location : Medford, OR
Registration date : 2012-10-01

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyThu Oct 04, 2012 2:10 am

I've been a fan of the weed for 49 years this month, but had never tried CH until about 6 months ago. I had always assumed it to be one of those aromatics cased with sugar, so I just avoided it. Write that off to youthful impressionism or ignorance. Eventually found my way onto a piping website earlier this year (yeah, I'm slow about a lot of things), and heard some respectable comments made of it. Curiosity stirred the cat, and I bought a pouch. Found it to be a nice, mild, evenly balanced Burley, nothing spectacular, but a good, every day, most of the day, smoke. I now have a pouch in my shop, my pickup, and in my guncart; while not a real favorite like Butternut Burley, it is a good, regular smoke, and at an attractive price point.
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Thistleoak

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Age : 37
Location : Northwest Michigan
Registration date : 2012-08-14

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyThu Oct 04, 2012 6:46 pm

CH is a fantastic OTC... I remember my grandpa would mostly smoke it... great stuff in my book
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Brewdude

Age : 66
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyThu Oct 04, 2012 8:42 pm

Tried CH about 10 yrs ago. Found it way too bland for where I was at back then. Sort of like a Macanudo cigar.

Guess I'll go and re-visit.



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RR

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Slide



Age : 57
Location : Benton, Louisiana
Registration date : 2011-11-23

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyThu Oct 04, 2012 9:42 pm

I tried it for the first time today. Not bad. It wouldn't be on my bulk buy list but it is nice to know it's readily available in a pinch.
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Jimmy1973

Jimmy1973

Age : 46
Location : Eastern Ky
Registration date : 2011-09-25

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PostSubject: Re: Carter Hall   Carter Hall EmptyMon Oct 08, 2012 10:41 pm

Love it,my go to .I smoke mostly "otcs". Funny though, can't find Carter Hall in tubs any where around me.
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