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Fatman

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PostSubject: Baccyflap alternative   Thu May 21, 2015 1:55 pm

Saw this on Facebook, it looks interesting, a little expensive, and I might order one

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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Thu May 21, 2015 2:11 pm

Fatman wrote:
Saw this on Facebook, it looks interesting, a little expensive, and I might order one

Flapjack

A Little! $89 to hold your tobacco? Not in my life time sir. 5)
A Escudo tin will work just as well, let me send you some.............MT of course.
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Thu May 21, 2015 2:42 pm

A 10 cent Ziploc bag does me just fine for short term storage. And I can drop it, sit on it or toss it like a frisbee.
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Thu May 21, 2015 2:46 pm

Definately more than I'd pay, but considering dunhill get $180.00 and up for a cowhide roll-up not all that out of line considering the work involved in making small production runs of an item like that ! Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Thu May 21, 2015 3:06 pm

tslots wrote:
A 10 cent Ziploc bag does me just fine for short term storage.   And I can drop it, sit on it or toss it like a frisbee.

Somebody Cheaper then ME!
Or should I say penny wise. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Thu May 21, 2015 3:08 pm

monbla256 wrote:
Definately more than I'd pay, but considering dunhill get $180.00 and up for a cowhide roll-up not all that out of line considering the work involved in making small production runs of an item like that ! Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

Hey Monbla, I'll send ya some of my old worn out boots and ya make ya some up. You'll be the only man in town with Tony Lama tobacco pouches.
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 3:01 am

I like the thing but wow that's pretty spendy for a glorified tobacco tin. If I were a rich man I'd have about a dozen of those things for sure.

I'm tired of the baggy thing and have gone on to re-using empty 50g tins when I'm on the go. I never did care much for pouches either since I prefer to take several blends with me if I go away for a weekend.
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 4:54 am

RobJ wrote:
I'm tired of the baggy thing and have gone on to re-using empty 50g tins when I'm on the go. I never did care much for pouches either since I prefer to take several blends with me if I go away for a weekend.

I wonder if those little single-serve side dish containers they use at KFC would work? They're smaller and lighter and seal pretty well. Anyone know what I'm talking about? Thankfully I can easily get by with my trusty roll-up. (I had a great Dunhill roll-up [the lining is different], but it got swiped off the seat of my car in front of the St. Regis in New York.)
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 5:00 am

I'm not familiar with the side dish containers of which you speak. I've been doing some surfing trying find something similar to the expensive container this thread is about. I've found some screw top aluminum cans, which may or may not hold enough tobacco, but nothing nearly like it.

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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 5:29 am

RobJ wrote:
I'm not familiar with the side dish containers of which you speak.

Redneck Baccyflap:

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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 6:27 am

Your a Hoot Richard! a real hoot.

Coleslaw & chicken flavored tobacco 5)
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 6:48 am

Cartaphilus wrote:
Your a Hoot Richard! a real hoot.

Coleslaw & chicken flavored tobacco 5)

That sounds better than Old Lady's soap for sure !! Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 6:55 am

Especially if you ladle on the gravy!

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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 7:13 am

Richard Burley wrote:
I wonder if those little single-serve side dish containers they use at KFC would work? They're smaller and lighter and seal pretty well. Anyone know what I'm talking about? )

I have a few of those at home that I re-use for misc hardware storage on the workbench.   They all have pinholes in the top lid though, I assume for venting steam.   Not ideal for 'baccy, but probably OK for a day or two .   I'd still prefer the Ziploc bags as I can carry in my pocket or even my small, soft-side pipe case.
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Fri May 22, 2015 10:16 am

The first thing that comes to mind when looking at this product, is that it is constructed of aluminum. I have worked with aluminum for years as a tig welder, and I can tell you that aluminum shows dents and dings very easily.

Also, anodizing will wear off, when slipping an anodized product in and out of a pocket or something similar.


Another thing that comes to mind, is that I have around 6 or 7 original baccyflaps in my vintage tobacciania collection, and some of them I paid much less than $89 for. For around the same price range you could have an original if you are diligent in watching the online auctions.


While it is cool that someone has decided to bring the baccyflap back into production, IMO it would be much better if it were made from a similar material to the original.
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Mon May 25, 2015 5:50 am

Fatman wrote:
Saw this on Facebook, it looks interesting, a little expensive, and I might order one

Flapjack

Well you certainly created quite a flap, Jack. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Tue May 26, 2015 1:03 am

$90.... No thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:15 pm

Looks very nice. I have two baccyflaps that work well, otherwise I might indulge in one of these.
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sun Oct 01, 2017 7:59 am

What's everybody upset about $90.00? Have you priced Dunhill roll-up pouches recently? Twisted Evil How's $180.00 sound? Better? Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

https://uptowns.com/product/dunhill-tobacco-terra-cotta-white-spot-roll-up-pouch/?age-verified=402c2e01d1
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:22 am

In all honesty, that thing is pretty cool! Cool

It's more than I should spend though, so it won't be making its way to my doorstep. Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:43 am

Most likely made in China....scratchscratch5)




USE A TOBACCO TIN OR ZIPLOC!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:45 am

Lonecoyote wrote:
Most likely made in China....scratchscratch5)




USE A TOBACCO TIN OR ZIPLOC!!!

Says made in the USA
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:17 am

Simple Man wrote:
Says made in the USA

Well okay then, I guess it's worth it.....NOT FOR ME!!








KEEP ON PUFFING!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:32 pm

These kinds of accessories are probably just fine for those that want to smoke the same thing all day.

My late Pap was like that. He carried around a 3-fold pouch for his beloved Uhle's 255. He was a one brand man day in/day out. But that was back in the day of OTC's which were mild enough to be consumed all day.

I guess if that's your thing than by all means go for it. For my part however, I'd get bored silly of the same thing all day long. I like to ring the changes.

As always YMMV.



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PostSubject: Re: Baccyflap alternative   Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:10 pm

On eBay you can purchase a leather pouch with a zipper area on the bottom to carry up to a 5 1/2" pipe and an upper portion with a zipper & 2 snaps that holds tobacco. It's lined to keep the tobacco fresh for a few days. The cost delivered is under $15.00. I still have and use when out and about my original leather pouch I purchased back in 1972. I ONLY have carried Burley blends inside the tobacco pouch area. Any other blends I carry a small pocket tin. I also have a leather hand held carry case that holds 4 pipes, tobacco and any accessories needed to enjoy a pipe while traveling. That was purchased on Amazon a few years back for under $40.00.  Keep the leather clean & soft, it will last a lifetime. 



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