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Are you collecting Peterson Pipes?

Are you collecting Peterson Pipes?

Posted by Jack Rather on 28th Dec 2020

With over 150 years worth of choices, adding to your collection of Peterson pipes can be an exercise in analysis paralysis. The current portfolio is enough to keep you sorting through choices for months. Add estate considerations and, although not really infinite, the choices begin to feel that way. …
What is the best tobacco pipe for me?

What is the best tobacco pipe for me?

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 15th Sep 2014

Are you asking yourself, “What is the best tobacco pipe for me?”It’s a question all of us have asked, usually early on in our journey as pipe smokers. The answer isn’t easy, because every veteran smoker will tell you something different. On other opinionsWe love how active and helpful our friends in …
How to break in a corn cob pipe

How to break in a corn cob pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 8th Sep 2014

Smoking a corn cob pipe is almost as American as apple pie. From Mark Twain to Douglas MacArthur, the Missouri Meerschaum has been the cob of choice.A little corn cob historyIn 1869 Missouri Meerschaum began making corncobs in America’s heartland. The company took the Meerschaum name as a way to cle …
How to smoke a pipe #5: Filters

How to smoke a pipe #5: Filters

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 23rd Apr 2014

There is plenty of advice on how to smoke a tobacco pipe, especially on the subject of filtered versus unfiltered pipes. These are our thoughts, we’d love to read yours in the comments below.In the United States most tobacco pipe smokers prefer unfiltered pipes, but in many European countries only f …
How to smoke a pipe #4: Pick a pipe

How to smoke a pipe #4: Pick a pipe

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 21st Apr 2014

In coming to Part 4 of our series on how to smoke a tobacco pipe, we realized that maybe we could’ve started with this, the first step: Choosing a Pipe.If you’ve decided it’s high time that you spend more time slowing down and contemplating the world (or just prepping for draft day with Sports Cente …
How to smoke a pipe #3: Light Up

How to smoke a pipe #3: Light Up

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 16th Apr 2014

There is a trunk or two full of advice, most of it bumping heads, on how to smoke a tobacco pipe. In this new series, we’ll give you our thoughts. Follow it, share yours, pass it on if you like. We can’t wait to read your comments. Part 1 covered pipe rotation, Part 2 covered cleaning your pipe …
How to smoke a pipe #2: Cleaning

How to smoke a pipe #2: Cleaning

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 13th Apr 2014

A quick internet search will yield a kaleidoscope of contradicting advice on how to smoke a pipe. In this series, we give you our two smoke’s worth. Follow it, disagree with it, share it...Read Part One on pipe rotation to see how it all started.Care and cleaning of your smoking pipeProper cleaning …
How to smoke a pipe #1: Pipe Rotation

How to smoke a pipe #1: Pipe Rotation

Posted by Renia Carsillo on 11th Apr 2014

There is a plethora of advice, most of it contradictory, on how to smoke a pipe. In this new series, we’ll give you ours. Follow it, disagree with it, share it...we’ll take it all, but would prefer that you smoke a big bowl with it.Proper pipe rotation is a particularly heated topic. Some long-time …