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Coastie3202

Coastie3202

Age : 64
Location : New Mexico
Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 6:55 pm

Great to be part of this community.  I am a fairly new pipe smoker, only 1 year, but successfully put down a 2 pack a day cigarette habit the first day I picked up a pipe and have never looked back.  I enjoy Briar pipes, but have tried the metals, and do smoke some cobs and have a beautiful Meer that the wife bought me last Christmas.  I enjoy all aspects of pipe smoking.  Have not settled on a particular blend of tobacco, but do know that Carter Hall will always be in my cellar.  I like aromatics, non-aromatics, Virginias, English, and just about everything that I have tried.  I am still exploring the world of tobacco and look forward to hearing about and trying different blends as the opportunities present themselves.

The same time that I picked up pipe smoking I also picked up pipe restoration and rustification.  I love finding old beat up pipes and bringing them back to life, and I love sharing my work so hope that is possible on this forum.  I am still learning, and hope to learn more here.  I have also learned enough over the past year that I think I can be a contributor to this forum.  

Thanks for having me and look forward to hanging out with everyone.

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SteveS

SteveS

Location : Where little cable cars climb halfway to the stars.
Registration date : 2013-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 7:16 pm

Good to have you among us ... sounds like you have jumped right in at the deep end of the pool ...
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Coastie3202

Coastie3202

Age : 64
Location : New Mexico
Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 7:25 pm

SteveS wrote:
Good to have you among us ... sounds like you have jumped right in at the deep end of the pool ...

At times jumping into the deep end right away is good, sometimes not so much. But I think I learn more by just jumping. So...........SPLASH.
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mejoshee

mejoshee

Age : 34
Location : Campbell, CA
Registration date : 2013-05-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 7:31 pm

Welcome!
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DrumsAndBeer

DrumsAndBeer

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

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 8:01 pm

Welcome aboard.  Very Happy 
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leonidas

leonidas

Age : 61
Location : Northern Virginia
Registration date : 2014-01-26

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 8:03 pm

...hello Coastie......

.......good to 'see' a familiar face........
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pepesdad1

pepesdad1

Age : 76
Location : Tallahassee, Florida
Registration date : 2013-03-03

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PostSubject: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 8:05 pm

Welcome to the brotherhood.
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Coastie3202

Coastie3202

Age : 64
Location : New Mexico
Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 8:06 pm

leonidas wrote:
...hello Coastie......

.......good to 'see' a familiar face........

Can't tell you how happy I am to see you found a new home. I think we are gonna like it here.
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holymolar

holymolar

Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 9:47 pm

Hi Coastie. I'm happy to be on board here with you.
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Coastie3202

Coastie3202

Age : 64
Location : New Mexico
Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 10:29 pm

holymolar wrote:
Hi Coastie. I'm happy to be on board here with you.

Man this just keeps getting better. Glad you have joined HM.
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Hiram-2011

Hiram-2011

Age : 41
Location : Illinois
Registration date : 2012-03-23

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 10:32 pm

Welcome to BoB.
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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 New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 10:36 pm

Welcome to the forums! Lots of other pipe restorers around here for you to swap info with, I'm sure

"T"
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leonidas

leonidas

Age : 61
Location : Northern Virginia
Registration date : 2014-01-26

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 11:30 pm

holymolar wrote:
Hi Coastie. I'm happy to be on board here with you.

...........hello holymolar

.......good to 'see' you here too!
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Hawker

Hawker

Age : 54
Location : Alberta
Registration date : 2012-05-15

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 11:38 pm

Welcome aboard. Look forward to seeing some pic's of your rustication work.
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rothnh



Location : Midcoast Maine
Registration date : 2012-08-26

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 11:44 pm

Howdy, Coastie! Looking forward to seeing some of your work. Glad to have you with us!
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leonidas

leonidas

Age : 61
Location : Northern Virginia
Registration date : 2014-01-26

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyFri Jan 31, 2014 11:47 pm

...Coastie does great work............
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Briar Spirit

Briar Spirit

Age : 51
Location : England UK
Registration date : 2012-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 3:37 am

Nice to meet you Coastie and welcome to BoB.  cheers sunny 
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d4klutz

d4klutz

Age : 42
Location : Gilmer, TX
Registration date : 2014-01-23

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 10:48 am

Welcome, Coastie! Glad to have younhere. What part of NM are you from? I love NM. My wife and I got married in Silver City.
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Coastie3202

Coastie3202

Age : 64
Location : New Mexico
Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 11:31 am

d4klutz wrote:
Welcome, Coastie!  Glad to have younhere.  What part of NM are you from?  I love NM.  My wife and I got married in Silver City.

I am in Southern New Mexico at the foot of the Sacramento Mountains. Silver City is probably one the prettiest spots in So. NM.
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Coastie3202

Coastie3202

Age : 64
Location : New Mexico
Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 2:26 pm

I want to thank everyone for their warm welcome to BoB.  I have been looking for a comfortable home and it appears that I may have found it.

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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 New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptySat Feb 01, 2014 8:17 pm

Welcome to the Brotherhood. Stop by as often as you can.
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Brewdude

Age : 67
Location : Arid-zona
Registration date : 2011-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyMon Feb 03, 2014 8:02 pm

Sorry I missed your intro until now Coastie. Welcome to BoB. Looks like you're feeling at home already.


Cheers,

RR

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cigarsarge

cigarsarge

Location : Jackson Tennessee
Registration date : 2010-05-23

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyMon Feb 03, 2014 10:03 pm

leonidas wrote:
...Coastie does great work............

I have a pipe he rusticated...Nicely done. Bet we hold the record for pipe trades.
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Coastie3202

Coastie3202

Age : 64
Location : New Mexico
Registration date : 2014-01-31

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyMon Feb 03, 2014 10:25 pm

cigarsarge wrote:
leonidas wrote:
...Coastie does great work............

I have a pipe he rusticated...Nicely done. Bet we hold the record for pipe trades.

And I hold the record for the shortest lifespan of a Stanwell stem.   5)
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WarlockBob

WarlockBob

Age : 28
Location : Beaverton, OR
Registration date : 2012-09-30

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PostSubject: Re: New Member from New Mexico   New Member from New Mexico EmptyWed Feb 05, 2014 10:53 am

Welcome, Coastie! Hope you find much joy in the brotherhood here. It's been a fantastic home for me, and I hope it will be for you also!
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