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Hunter68

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PostSubject: Yuck   Thu Aug 20, 2015 6:07 pm

Well folks I am posting  a bit heart broken . I have had a pipe I got 20years ago it is a  briarlee quarter bent rodesion I think and as a noob I bought a bunch of  drug store stuff ,captain black ,brokrim riff and mixture 79 well the mixture 79 smelled wonderful. But tasted  like I licked grand ma before church (perfume and soap).
OK 20 years later it is still goasted so I only have a passing like of the pipe with out the gost it is a great smoker . OK so I got me the pipe net reamers and reframed it from the 17mm bowl to19mm as I have done the salt and school more times than I can count never got it . so first smoke today àfter reaming it and it still tast like mixture 79 so I have no clue how to get rid of this gost


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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Thu Aug 20, 2015 6:10 pm

You licked grandma. That never goes away. No amount of drinking......

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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Thu Aug 20, 2015 6:18 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:
You licked grandma. That never goes away. No amount of drinking......

Yep, the only way you would know your tobacco tasted like you licked grandma, is if at some point you licked grandma.

I would quickly buy a new cob, refrain from looking in the mirror, and try to pretend that it never happened.
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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:59 pm

Salt and alcohol treatment may help. Use the search function here.

There again if it's an inexpensive pipe you might do well to cut you losses and keep it on the rack for nostalgia.


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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Thu Aug 20, 2015 9:02 pm

I would suggest a retort. If you don't know what that is then your probably better off not doing it.
If you know what it is and have never done it, the same goes. Boiling alcohol is a serious thing. Wink
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Richard Burley

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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:00 am

Walker Briar Works ozone treatment works, doesn't it? I'm asking, not telling. And speaking of telling, your apparent lapse of judgment with your, or someone's, grandma is perfectly safe with this bunch.
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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:27 am

Mixture 79?  Mebbie some Draino.   lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Sat Aug 22, 2015 1:21 am

I had some luck getting rid of the ghost of Capt. Black once upon a time by reaming/sanding the bowl to bare wood, using a retort kit followed by the salt treatment and followed that by smoking about a pound of CH in the pipe. I ruined this pipe during my dark period where I consumed mass quantities of alcohol every evening and no longer cared what I put in my pipe for about a year. Dark days indeed. The upside is I never licked my grandma, not even once.

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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Sun Aug 23, 2015 10:39 am

+1 on the Walker Ozone Treatment.
Best $5 you'll ever spend!

http://www.walkerpiperepair.com/html/ozone.html
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PostSubject: Re: Yuck   Mon Aug 24, 2015 1:34 pm

I have a Castello that was badly ghosted that I sent to Walker for full restoration plus Ozone treatment. The ghost is gone, money well spent, especially considering the fact that my friend found the pipe at an antique fair for $5 bucks. Wink
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