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Whalehead King
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:29 pm

I'm looking for one (unused) softee bit. I just bought a clay pipe and I don't want to clench it naked, so to speak. I only want one rubber bit so I'm not interested in buying a set commercially. One will be enough for my needs. I'm not going to smoke this pipe until I have a soft bit for it. I don't trust my teeth (I'm getting to be older than I look in real life and even acrylic stems worry me, nowadays).

If someone has one unused softee bit that they want to mail me via USPS, I will send you in return something worth more than a nickel. I'm not interested in haggling over the terms. We're talking about a small tube of rubber here, not your best pipe or whatnot. If you can do a fellow pipe smoker a solid, I will send you something from the WK vault that will make it worth your while. I promise. I don't know what it will be. It will be something, so there's that. I can guarantee that it will be something either pipe- or cigar-related that will make you smile when the mailman arrives on your doorstep from New Orleans.

I want to stress again that I am looking for an UNUSED softee bit, not anyone's castoffs. If I wanted a used one, I could go to the Salvation Army store and sift through the donation bins. This is offer is on the up-and-up and I will trust your testimony that the bit is virgin. I'm not a germaphobe but I don't share toothbrushes, either.

Any takers? PM me and I'll give you my address, which is easy enough to find online, anyway. Again, one unused softee bit in exchange for whatever happens to be within reach from my collection of tobacciana when I open your envelope. Don't try to sweeten the pot with add-ons. I am only looking for one pristine bit. It doesn't need to be in the original packaging. It does, however need to be free of mold, mildew, residue, bite marks, biohazards, poisons, and hexes.

First reply gets in on this deal. I'm not gonna hem and haw over who gives me the best offer. Be the first and you've got yourself a deal.

My latest purchase, in case you are interested:
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You can see why I'm anxious to get to smoking this beauty.
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:40 pm

That's a cool clay! I don't use soft bits..I wish I could help.
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:10 pm

Whalehead King wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:29 pm
I'm looking for one (unused) softee bit. I just bought a clay pipe and I don't want to clench it naked, so to speak. I only want one rubber bit so I'm not interested in buying a set commercially. One will be enough for my needs. I'm not going to smoke this pipe until I have a soft bit for it. I don't trust my teeth (I'm getting to be older than I look in real life and even acrylic stems worry me, nowadays).

If someone has one unused softee bit that they want to mail me via USPS, I will send you in return something worth more than a nickel. I'm not interested in haggling over the terms. We're talking about a small tube of rubber here, not your best pipe or whatnot. If you can do a fellow pipe smoker a solid, I will send you something from the WK vault that will make it worth your while. I promise. I don't know what it will be. It will be something, so there's that. I can guarantee that it will be something either pipe- or cigar-related that will make you smile when the mailman arrives on your doorstep from New Orleans.

I want to stress again that I am looking for an UNUSED softee bit, not anyone's castoffs. If I wanted a used one, I could go to the Salvation Army store and sift through the donation bins. This is offer is on the up-and-up and I will trust your testimony that the bit is virgin. I'm not a germaphobe but I don't share toothbrushes, either.

Any takers? PM me and I'll give you my address, which is easy enough to find online, anyway. Again, one unused softee bit in exchange for whatever happens to be within reach from my collection of tobacciana when I open your envelope. Don't try to sweeten the pot with add-ons. I am only looking for one pristine bit. It doesn't need to be in the original packaging. It does, however need to be free of mold, mildew, residue, bite marks, biohazards, poisons, and hexes.

First reply gets in on this deal. I'm not gonna hem and haw over who gives me the best offer. Be the first and you've got yourself a deal.

My latest purchase, in case you are interested:
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You can see why I'm anxious to get to smoking this beauty.
Let me see if I still have some for you WK. I don't want anything in return
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:21 pm

PM sent. I'm pretty sure I've got several new ones in the bit kit, though I can't speak to the 'hazards' because they were made in China. Could be lead in there. Who knows. :lol:

Feel free to whisper the addy... or I could check my bookmarks. I think I bookmarked your hotel in case I was ever in the area. :D
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Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:48 pm

2 for 99 cents at SP.com . . .

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Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:10 am

I am not sure the "Softie" will fit a clay. I would go to the hardware store and get some tubing of some sort appropriate for drinking water that has enough flex to slip on and stay.
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Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:22 am

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I am not sure the "Softie" will fit a clay. I would go to the hardware store and get some tubing of some sort appropriate for drinking water that has enough flex to slip on and stay.
Nah... a little chewing tobacco stuffed inside the gaps will keep it in position AND add a little flavor to that key lime stuff WK's been smoking. :lol:
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Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:52 am

A tip of my fedora to Beardsley and Longshanks for offering to help me out. Beardsley's offer arrived in my PM box first so I took him up on it. If he doesn't come through, it's nice to know I have Shanks as a backup plan.

No need to for further PMs. I knew I could count on the PSF crew to help me out of this jam.
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Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:39 am

Whalehead King wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:52 am

No need to for further PMs. I knew I could count on the PSF crew to help me out of this jam.
It sounded more like a pickle to me.
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Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:02 pm

Already in the mail. The beard always comes through :lol:
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