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  1. MartinH

    Buffalo Soldiers WWII and his pipe

    https://www.reddit.com/r/ColorizedHistory/comments/7spbbn/american_infantrymen_of_the_us_armys_92nd/]Love this picture[/url]
  2. MartinH

    Now eating peanut M&M's

    anything we peanut butter and chocolate :cheers:
  3. MartinH

    Checking In

    Glad to hear that you are doing well. Here in NC it's finally going to be above freezing for the first time in a more than a week. This is a major cold spell for us. I'm looking forward to warmer temps myself. It's been miserable between spending the holidays in Indiana with their cold temps and...
  4. MartinH

    Used Lamb Skin Pipe Pouch odor

    All good. I couldn't pass it up for $35. :D
  5. MartinH

    What great neighbours I have! (long)

    You can't but a good neighbor, but it sure is nice to have one. :)
  6. MartinH

    Used Lamb Skin Pipe Pouch odor

    Here are pics
  7. MartinH

    Used Lamb Skin Pipe Pouch odor

    I will update you once I try it. This weekend might be a good time for me to do that. I need so save and dry some coffee grounds first. :)
  8. MartinH

    Used Lamb Skin Pipe Pouch odor

    Hufflepuff - thanks. I was pondering the idea of coffee grounds because I've used that in my car before. I'm glad you say I should use "used grounds." I didn't think about the oils in the coffee beans. LOL Thanks, Martin
  9. MartinH

    Used Lamb Skin Pipe Pouch odor

    Thanks for the replies. I will see if the smell will diminish over time, but it's pretty off-putting and none of my other pipe pouches have ever smelled like that. The suggestion that it's cigar related is interesting as the B&M sees a lot of cigar smokers.
  10. MartinH

    Used Lamb Skin Pipe Pouch odor

    Hey Everyone, I was able to get this gorgeous lamb skin two-pipe and tobacco pouch at a local B&M. Not sure if the previous owner used some tobacco that left an odor, but the smell coming from the pouch is not akin to anything I smoke. I love the look and feel of the thing, but I need to do...
  11. MartinH

    Aw, maaaaaan, sheeeeeee.........

    Good luck on the pipe and take care of your back. I'm not sure what back issue you are recovering from, but speaking as someone who had back surgery, taking care of that part of your body is numero uno! Hope you get the gray water pipe fixed soon.
  12. MartinH

    1950s era Sido German Lighter

    Thanks. I looked it move closely today and it looks like the mechanism is broken. :(
  13. MartinH

    1950s era Sido German Lighter

    Thanks. Yeah, I tried that and the flint I inserted wouldn't fit. I guess the old one is stuck. At least now I have a place to start. Thanks!!!
  14. MartinH

    Now THIS is magic!

    Very cool
  15. MartinH

    Kramer's of Beverly Hills to Close

    I had to look three times to make sure I read the amount of CA tobacco tax correctly. Oy vey.
  16. MartinH

    1950s era Sido German Lighter

    Hey Everyone, I have not posted in a while, taken a break from online, but my wife gave me an awesome Christmas present, and I need some help. As one of my presents she gave me a 1950s era Sido lighter that says US Zone on it. I think it is a German brand, the writing looks like it. I grew up in...
  17. MartinH

    Brick fire pit

    I'm looking forward to enjoying this in the wall with pipe and scotch in hand! I'm bragging, sorry, but this turned out really nice, considering I did it! LOL I got this for under $300 at Home Depot! :)
  18. MartinH

    Smoke Odor

    I have to ditto the Kilz paint primer. I have also found (at least in my car) that having an open container of ground coffee does the trick. But, yes, clean the walls as best you can, without destroying the drywall. Then a good, thick coating of Kilz, then 2-3 coatings of paint should do the...
  19. MartinH

    Tending towards simplicity

    I think I tend towards the - I need less crap in my life - but that's it out necessity, not desire. We a) do not enough room in our house and b) not enough money to shell out on pipes. I think I have roughly 10ish pipes right now, of which I smoke 8 regularly. It's just enough to give me...
  20. MartinH

    Dracula has passed

    A life well lived, etc. I hope I live that long!
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