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My New (Estate) Castello

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by BRotherBriar, Jan 9, 2014.

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  1. BRotherBriar

    BRotherBriar Member

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    Picked this up on eBay a few days ago. I finally got it all cleaned up and sterilized after a couple of days of reaming, sweetening and running pipe cleaners through it. Looks even better than the pictures on the eBay ad suggested...the color is a bit darker and richer in person. Now I'm just waiting for it to fully dry out before smoking it for the first time. I'm thinking some Penzance will do the trick for the first bowl!

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  2. Doc Sixstring

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    beauty! enjoy it
     
  3. jpberg

    jpberg Moderator Moderator

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    Oval bowl, or round? Either way, I hope you enjoy it.
     
  4. BRotherBriar

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    It's round. The angles of the pictures exaggerate it. It looks like the hole is not drilled exactly in the center of the top of the bowl. It's laying a little more towards the back of the bowl than the front. I think it's partly due to the hand carved rustication of the Sea Rock finish though. As long as it smokes well I'll be happy!
     
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  5. umfunix

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    very nice.
     
  6. MakDragon

    MakDragon Wizard of PSF

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    Sweet! Smoke it in good health!
     
  7. blueeyedogre

    blueeyedogre Member

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    Nice pipe. Castello does some really nice rustication.
     
  8. dbt13

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    That cleaned up nicely. Great pipe!
     
  9. sillyoldbear

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    That's a nice Castello, congrats.
     
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