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  1. dean73

    Iwan Ries Co. ...I went crazy!

    Actually, I think I got the Dunhill London Mixture somewhere else...it was a busy week.
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    Iwan Ries Co. ...I went crazy!

    Hello gents! I have not posted in a while. Previously I had asked a few questions about English blends. Well, I made a trip to Chicago (I am currently living in Tokyo right now) and visited Iwan Ries Co. It was heaven!!! I was able to purchase many of the English and other blends that a few...
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    Questions about the Frog...

    Hello Gentelmen, It has been a while since I have posted, but I have finally made it back. I found a little tabacco shop in Tokyo. Nice hole in the wall place. They have some nice pipes and a little bit of tabacco. I was finally able to pick up some Frog Morton. I also picked up a tin of...
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    Best baccy for a churchwarden???

    Hello Gentelmen! I have an odd question. Are there any tabaccos that you prefer to smoke in churchwardens? If so, why? What makes them better in a 'warden? Dean
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    Churchwarden questions...

    Thank you gentelmen! I just browsed a few of the recomendations...thank you! I will let you know which one I go with...
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    Churchwarden questions...

    Hello Gents, I want to get a second churchwarden. I have one woodstem one that I bought at a ren faire a few years back. It is nice, but I want to try something a little different. Does anyone have any advice for a good smoking churchwarden for around $100? I have looked at the Stanwell Has...
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    I dried it, I tried it, I liked it!!!!

    Hello all! I have been one of those guys who was a little afraid to let my tabacco dry. I guess this stems from bad expeiences with cigars that have dried out too much. I have been smoking Boswell's Best and have had the horrible gurgle and gunk at the bottom of my bowl. The taste was OK, but...
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    Storage Question...

    Hi Guys! Dean from Tokyo here. I have a question... I have put my Boswells tabacco in jars. The jars I have are the same style as the old mason jars. About a week ago I noticed that the jars have condensation on the inside. Very fine like a window on a foggy night. I have opened up the jars...
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    Boswell

    I have 2 Boswells. They both smoke great. Boswells make some great tabacco too!!!
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    Question about MacQueen Pipes...

    Hello Gents! I was thinking about getting a MacQueen pipe. Possiblly a "Ranger" pipe. I have visited other forums a while back and I saw a lot of mixed reviews. It seems people either love or hate MacQueen pipes. I have heard they gurgle like crazy and that the stems crack bacuase of the metal...
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    Wow!!! Where did my money go?!

    Hey Gentlemen! Dean from Japan here... I just recieved my tabacco order from Boswells. Yummy Vanilla Cream, Chocolate Cream, Penn Dutch Treat, and Boswell's Best. An order of $30.00 American. I got a beautiful pipe too....a nice rusticated bent with the bottom of a shotgun shell as a band on...
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    1st small step into the world of English tabaccos...

    Thank you Gentelmen. I believe I will be ordering some Frog Morton. I have made just two posts and in both posts I was recomended the Frog. By the way, I do have to say that this group is one of the friendliest I have found. Thank you again for the suggestions. I look forward to letting you...
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    1st small step into the world of English tabaccos...

    Hey guys, If you have read my other thread (I am now and have only started one other...) you will know that I have been an aromatic smoker. I guess that is beacuse I have not heard of anything else really until researching more about pipe tabaccos on the internet. For years I only knew...
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    Am looking for something new...

    FTRPLT, Thanks for the suggestions. In my brief search I found Pipidia and some of the websites you mentioned. I also looked at tobaccoreviews.com. Lots of info there. Doc, Thanks for the suggestions! I will give Navy Flake and Frog Morton a try. Bent Stem, where can I find the GL PLease...
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    Boswell Tobaccos

    I recently ordered a couple of Boswell pipes and 5 different tabaccos. The pipes smoke great! The no. 1 tabacco I have tried so far in Boswell's Best! A close second is Penn. Dutch Treat. I have a bag of Northwoods, but have not tried it yet. Christmas Cookie is good, I also tried Boswell...
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    Am looking for something new...

    Hi Everyone, Dean here from Tokyo. I am looking to expand my tabacco experiences. A little background info might help...I have been smoking pipes for about 6 years. Until a few months ago I had only smoked Tinderbox aromatics. (I smoked Black Russian regularly.) Since I moved to Japan last...
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    Newbe in Tokyo, Japan...

    To answer Trout Burn's question... So far I have been looking for a good tabacco shop here in Tokyo and have not found one. I know there is a cigar shop a few train stops from the office I work at on Wedesdays, but have not had a chance to go there. A lot of people smoke here, so I can smoke...
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    Newbe in Tokyo, Japan...

    Hello Everyone! Originally from Chicago, now living in Tokyo. This looks like a fun place to learn more about one of my favorite hobbies... I love forward to chatting with everyone. Dean
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