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Got a new bent bulldog last night

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by Arkie, Mar 16, 2012.

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  1. Arkie

    Arkie Active Member

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    It's my third Stanwell but my only bulldog

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  2. cobbsmoker

    cobbsmoker Active Member

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    That is a nice looking Bulldog, have you christened her yet? :)
     
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  3. nesta

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    Is that a 191? I like the shape of that. Enjoy!
     
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  4. Johnny Dingo

    Johnny Dingo Writer of wrongs

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    Nice. I'm a sucker for the bulldog shape, even though I don't yet own one.
     
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  5. Arkie

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    Yes, it's the 191 shape in a silk brune finish which is waxed rather than varnished. Some of the 191s are only 4 1/2" long. This one was 5" long. The length, finish, grain, quality of the briar (I haven't detected any fills or pits in it) made it irresistable to me.
     
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  6. ol gto

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    Nice pipe, enjoy:thu2:
     
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  7. nesta

    nesta Well-Known Member

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    So...what's she burn? :puffy:
     
  8. Arkie

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    Yeah, she got a bit of Skiff in her last night. It was a great combination.
     
  9. jdto

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    I really like the squat, bent, bulldog shape. Nice score!
     
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  10. ruralhipster

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    Nice, I'm a fan of the 1/8th or "slightly bent" bulldog style.
     
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  11. Lestrade

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    Nice pipe, enjoy!:puffy:
     
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  12. Stormy

    Stormy Resident Rain Maker

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    Very Good looking.The rings on the bowl are just the right accent. Glad I got to see it.
     
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  13. snowman

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    Very nice, Congrats and enjoy.
     
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  14. beammeuptothesky

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    Great buy! Stanwells are nice. :)

    ~Aaron
     
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  15. TRAVIS

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    My favourite shape, i'm a sucker for Bulldogs and i like the bent ones best. Enjoy :)
     
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  16. Old Codger

    Old Codger Well-Known Member

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    Nice pipe. My favourite shape.
    Condolences in advance. You'll find that the way that shape feels in hand and especially where your thumb rests will keep you looking for more bent bulldogs.
     
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  17. TRAVIS

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    Yeah the shape caught my eye only a few months ago i've got about 5 now. :(
     
  18. John Long

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    Dang nice. I don't own a bulldog yet but one is on my wish list.
     
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  19. Piperatthegates

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    Great looker, definately a Skiff type too, Hmm, first smoke of the day pipe, well done.
     
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  20. Capt

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    Definitely a nice Stanwell!
     
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