Credit goes to Fr_Tom for the concept and for laying the groundwork of this post.
A simple, easy to use chart for determining the volume of the tobacco chamber of a pipe, new or used, with or without cake.
All you need is the diameter of the hole at the top and the height (depth) of the...
I am trying to get a handle on the tobacco chamber dimensions of the various bowl sizes of Kirsten pipes.
I would greatly appreciate if any of our Kirsten owners could measure the depth of the chamber along with the inside diameter at the top of the bowl, and post them here or send me a P.M...
Mine was Model, simply because "Grandpa" next door smoked it and the aroma was wonderful. 17cents a pouch back then.
What a disappointment, it tasted bitter, and smelled nothing at all like "grandpa,s".
Second attempt was with the old Douwe Egberts Amphora and I fell in love with the pipe
I don't have the exact figures... the dog ate my notes... but the lowest reading was 1.45 oz. and the highest was not above 2 oz.
My parameters regarding the "proper level of moisture for smoking" may differ from what others may find acceptable, so the "science" involved is not very...
Having way too much time on my hands this week, I thought I would see how much tobacco there is in a one pound bag.
I sampled 5 different quality bulk blends right out of the bag.
After weighing out exactly 16 oz of each, I let them air dry for 3 days until they were at an acceptable moisture...
I can't see a resemblance to any version of 3 Nuns at all. Not even the latest reincarnation which is a poor comparison to the original.
To my taste, 3 Friars is a Burley foreward blend with just enough Virginia to add a touch of sweetness.
Nothing especially interesting or complex.