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Forum: Pipe Maintenance

Tips, Tricks & Traps For Keeping Your Pipes In Tip-Top Shape.

  1. Question Pipe Cleaning

    How often do you all throughly clean your pipes? I'm not talking about routine daily cleaning or cleaning after each smoke. I'm refering to the...

    Started by Ray Mackessy, 07-13-2009 09:34 AM
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  2. Cleaning Question.......

    I am a cob snob, to put it bluntly. I prefer cobs, and thats pretty much the only thing I smoke. However, I did buy a briar sometime ago. I knew that...

    Started by WhipperSnapper 88, 03-05-2012 09:51 PM
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  3. Question Enlarging The Bowl Diameter of a Corn Cob?

    I recently received an MM Great Dane (Egg) corn cob pipe and the bowl diameter is too small to suit me. How do I enlarge the interior bowl diameter...

    Started by Ray Mackessy, 09-28-2009 11:37 AM
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    02-11-2012 12:07 AM Go to last post
  4. Pipe Cleaning (revisited)

    As strange as this might seem, after 20 years of pipe smoking, I'm still not sure that when I'm giving my pipes a thorough cleaning, I'm doing it...

    Started by Bob Loblaw, 03-11-2010 06:56 PM
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    11-03-2011 09:36 AM Go to last post
  5. Getting rid of an antkiller ghost

    I had a very strange experience with a London Kaywoodie and Westminster. The KW may have been made by Comoy and it has been a fine puffer (as are...

    Started by lestrout, 07-13-2011 10:41 AM
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    07-13-2011 07:11 PM Go to last post
  6. Pipe repair help!

    Hey guys, I have a Savinelli Bionda style 620 pipe that needs the stem replaced. Can any of you recommend a pipe repairman that does quality work at...

    Started by Mark S, 06-24-2011 10:04 PM
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    06-26-2011 11:20 AM Go to last post
  7. Probably a common issue

    I have been smoking pipes for a little under two years now and have run across a problem that I'm sure others on here have fixed before. The stem on...

    Started by Rainman498, 04-28-2011 07:15 PM
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    05-02-2011 06:52 AM Go to last post
  8. Home Made Briar Wipes

    Im sure a number you you do this but I found this link a long time ago. It really works. Avoid Silicon products (in other words follow directions)....

    Started by sigmund, 05-29-2010 11:50 AM
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    05-30-2010 09:00 AM Go to last post
  9. crossref: airways, overdrilling etc.

    Airway size, "opening up" pipes, etc. are discussed at: http://www.pipesmokerforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1092 The Pipe Smoker's Forum...

    Started by Howlin Wolf, 03-19-2010 11:08 AM
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  10. Wiping the inside of a new bowl?

    I was talking to one of our members today who has recently purchased a few new pipes. In our talk he told me that he's been wiping the inside of the...

    Started by maggid, 06-01-2009 12:23 AM
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    11-23-2009 09:56 AM Go to last post
  11. gluing bamboo shank to briar

    Any hints? The adhesive needs to be moisture and somewhat heat proof. hp les

    Started by lestrout, 10-19-2009 03:06 PM
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    10-19-2009 11:12 PM Go to last post
  12. Opening The Pipe Airway

    Here's a good article about opening your pipes airways -> http://www.pipeshowonline.net/media/LIB-Shinogle-Opening-Airways.pdf

    Started by Bob G, 08-24-2009 11:38 AM
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  13. Pencils fix sticky stems

    I've noticed that in this summer humidity some of my pipes have developed stems that are getting pretty tight. I do have the bad habit of pulling...

    Started by lestrout, 08-22-2009 11:44 AM
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    08-24-2009 10:49 AM Go to last post
  14. My Newest & Best Maintenance Tool

    I've always been a stickler about keeping my pipes looking their best. Probably a holdover from my spit-polish military days, but I consider them to...

    Started by Bob G, 06-18-2009 09:26 AM
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    07-09-2009 08:07 AM Go to last post
  15. Are There Diffent Grades or Types of Carnuba Wax?

    After purchasing a great buffer system now I can make all my smooth pipes and vulcanite stems look like a million bucks. Put & keep them in near-new...

    Started by Bob_G, 05-29-2009 04:32 AM
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    06-02-2009 12:07 PM Go to last post

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