The design of the Dr Grabow Freehand Rustic Tobacco Pipe is rugged, smart and attractive. It is a simple, robust, and affordable freehand pipe that is light weight, comfortable in hand and on the lips, and consistently reliable. A working man's pipe with a step-up of elegance that you don't often get from such an affordable brand.
Brand: Dr Grabow
Length: 5.91 in. / 150.32 mm.
Height: 2.27 in. / 57.65 mm.
Weight: 1.7 oz. / 49 g.
Bowl Depth: 1.83 in. / 46.61 mm.
Bowl Outside Diameter: 1.44 in. / 36.81 mm.
Bowl Inside Diameter: 0.88 in. / 22.56 mm.
Bowl Material: Briar
Stem Material: Plastic
Package: Bubble Pack
*Pipe measurements are approximate
**Pipe pictures are not of actual pipe you may receive.
I bought this pipe because it was inexpensive, and I wanted to smoke an aromatic blend in it. I'm always afraid of ghosting my pipes - so I get picky about what blend goes in what pipe.
When I got the pipe I tossed the filter and sanded the aluminum tenon to make it easier to get the pipe apart, it was too tight for me.
I tried a heavy aro in it, and the pipe would get a little hot spot now and then. As quickly as the hot spot appeared, it went away. The walls of this pipe may seem thin, but it really gets rid of the heat well. I think the rustication may work like the fins on the head of a motorcycle engine.
I have tried 3 blends in this pipe and they all smoked really well, especially the burleys. It has a deep chamber. The more I smoke the pipe, the better it smokes. For the best smoke, it needs to rest for a couple of hours with a good brushing with a pipe cleaner. I have been smoking it every day. If it gurgles, I turn it upside down and gently knock the tip of the mouthpiece against my Jean's to get the water out, then keep on smoking. At night I clean the pipe with a little brandy on the pipe cleaner. In the morning its a brand new pipe.
The pipe is darkening as I keep smoking it day after day. This pipe is a trooper.
The first time I smoked this pipe, when I was done, I stuck it in my jacket pocket. It was natural, I don't do that with my other pipes.
The other reviews for this pipe are good reviews.
It's seasoning up to be a really wonderful smoker and a constant companion.
Absolutely love this pipe! Looks good and smokes well. Definitely going to buy another one.
I think that a good pipe collection should contain good pipes. While I do own pipes from other locations, I also currently have two from this county, one of which is the Dr. Grabow Freehand Rustic. This pipe smokes easily, is made well and is a fun pipe to enjoy in many situations. It has a generous bowl capacity, is lightweight and is one of my favorite pipes. I would encourage new or old pipe smokers to add at least one Dr. Grabow to their collection and enjoy a quality smoking pipe.
Large bowl,smooth smoking pipe
A great smoke at a great value.
This is my second one I have owned. I use it as my edc pipe. Smokes cool and last about a hour.
While worth the money.
The pipe I purchased was larger than I expected,but that will turn-out to be a plus for me.I enjoy a long smoke. This is my first Dr Grabow pipe,and I was very pleased with the quality and good value.I will certainly purchase another.