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Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:39 pm

Hi,

I Have been a cigarette smoker for 5 years and now I would like to try pipe smoking. I've read lots articles about that but when it's time to buy it's a big problem because there are too many shops or may be it's better to chose Amazon?

Where is the best place to buy a first pipe? And if you could - describe your choose please, you will help me so much! :uh:

Thanks!
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Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:17 pm

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Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:39 pm
Hi,

I Have been a cigarette smoker for 5 years and now I would like to try pipe smoking. I've read lots articles about that but when it's time to buy it's a big problem because there are too many shops or may be it's better to chose Amazon?

Where is the best place to buy a first pipe? And if you could - describe your choose please, you will help me so much! :uh:

Thanks!
I would buy a cob and some Carter Hall. Initial investment is low and you can decide if you like it. A cob and Carter Hall makes for a good smoke and an easy place to start.

Welcome to the forum!
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Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:39 pm

Welcome to PSF and the wonderful world of pipe smoking! If you have a shop close to your house I would start there. Like Fr Tom said, a cob and a pouch of tobacco. If you can't get a cob get a cheap basket pipe.
wvsmokeshop is a great place to find entry level pipes.
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you will like it, at least i hope you do
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Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:59 am

If not a Cob then buy a Dr. Grabow. They may not be fancy pipes, but they smoke well. My first was a Savoy from Amazon.
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Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:42 pm

Welcome . Everyone has given good advice . I'll just toss out my spiel ..

I 2nd Briar Royale suggestion of wvsmokjeshop . They are one of the few places to buy " regular " pipes and their selection of them are great . Medico , yello bole , Kaywoodie and Grabows are all worthy pipes , as well as an MM Corn cob

While there getting a pipe ( or where ever ) , pick up a couple 1 oz samples of a few blends , though I'd strongly reccomend a pouch of Carter Hall or Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic because each of those are super easy to light and keep lit blends

Anyway , welcome and dont be in a hurry to " nail down " pipe smoking . In a short time it will be second nature to you


Their wvsmokeshop pipes are pretty damn neat , just sayin
https://wvsmokeshop.com/wvsmokeshoppipes.aspx
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Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:48 pm

Yep to all the above! And welcome!
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I started smoking a pipe about a year ago. Smoked Cigars for over 30 years. My first pipe was a cob. Check out muttonchop piper on YouTube he has some great videos for first time pipers on getting started. I started with Carter Hall and liked it right off the bat. Everyone’s taste is different so try different blends and tobaccos until you find what you like. I like pipes so much now I hardly ever smoke a cigar😀
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