Altinok Churchwarden

Discussion in 'Meerschaum Pipes' started by JHeiliger, Dec 10, 2013.

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  1. JHeiliger

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    I had looked at meers a while back and decided at some point I would pick up an Imp or an Altinok because of the quality. I've never smoked one, but had read great things from you guys.

    So... A few weeks ago, I was searching the bay for a Churchwarden. Like most of you guys, I don't have an unlimited supply of money, so I was hoping to find a decent estate that I could clean up.

    As I was looking through the listings, I saw this Altinok...

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    I managed to win it for $40!! Steal...
     
  2. SmokeyJoe

    SmokeyJoe Active Member

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    Steal it is right!
     
  3. t-bear

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    Great find! I do believe we will be seeing another acolyte of the White Goddess soon! <grin>
     
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  4. dmkerr

    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    How wonderful! Enjoy it! As T-bear hints, it probably won't be your last meerschaum. ;)
     
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  5. WalkinStick

    WalkinStick Your Huckleberry

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    Nice find! I've got an IMP that I love, but don't have an Altinok. Yet.
     
  6. Calvinandpipe

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    Great looking pipe man!
     
  7. Pipe Puffer

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    Great find and yes it was a steal!

    Let us know how it smokes for you!

    Best

    Bob
     
  8. 1858remington

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    man, why cant I have luck like that???
     
  9. Coastal Bend

    Coastal Bend Get off my lawn...

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    What a great deal you got. Congratulations. Enjoy. :bing:
     
  10. JHeiliger

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    It is a GREAT smoker! Clean and crisp flavors and very dry... Don't hesitate to purchase an Altinok.
     
  11. t-bear

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    Heh heh heh.....see my post above..............<grin>
     
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  12. HowlinWolf

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    There's a pipe very much like yours on the Altinok site that I've been admiring for weeks now. It's called "Maria's Cobra" (item no. ME570) and it goes for 190 buckaroos, so yeah, I guess you DID get a good deal.

    Lucky you, I'm envious as hell. :cool:
     
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  13. JHeiliger

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    It smokes like a dream!
     
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  14. DoggieDaddy

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    Very nice pipe, congrats
     
  15. Arkie

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    You did good. My next pipe will be Altinok's reproduction of Lee Van Cleef 's meer.
     
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  16. Eric Pierson

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    Wow. What a deal and a beautiful cobra churchwarden.
     
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