Navy Flake question.

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  1. Jeebs

    Jeebs Active Member

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    I'm interested in becoming an exclusive navy flake smoker...... the only navy flake I have ever smoked is LNF... Can someone suggest some different navy flake tobacco for me to try.
     
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  2. Mister Moo

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    MacBarens is quite good and quite available. Samuel Gawith Navy Flake (with that hint of latakia) is nice too but not so easy to find.
     
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  3. Mington

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    I know some don't care for it, but it is one of my fav NF's!
     
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  4. Lestrade

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    If not LNF the MacB's Navy Flake.
     
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  5. Mister Moo

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    I'm not sure it gets any better than that. :)
     
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  6. Jeebs

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    I did'n't know mcbarren had a navy flake, so thanks to all of you that suggested it.. I was reading some post a minute ago and they were talking about blackwoods flake.... who does it belong to?
     
  7. Monkeyshine

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    Dunhill Flake (Gorilla A**crack Flake) is a great one, not sure if it's a Navy Flake but looks and acts like LNF. Flakes are slightly larger than LNF, much pricier for me but a great treat. BWF is a McClelland product and also delicious - broken flake. Another good McClelland flake is McClelland 2015, a VaPer.

    I was not clear on what makes a flake Navy, GAF is strictly VA so disregard my comment but it really is good :)
     
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  8. yinyang

    yinyang Some rim charring is to be expected.

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    Are you talking like with 'navy' in it's name?

    I like McClelland's Dark Navy Flake, aka '2035'. It's stoved VA, and not too user friendly, but if you've the patience, man! it's good!
     
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  9. Jeebs

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    I jus read over at tobacco reviews about McClelland's DNF. I have never smoked any of McClellands tobacco.. so, maybe it's time for me to give it a try........Thanks...........
     
  10. DunhillMan

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    Eeemm.. only a question: Why are you interested into become a single tobacco smoker? There are a lot of great weeds out there! Why missing all of them but your navy flake?
     
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  11. Jeebs

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    You 've got a good question.......... I've smoked everything, I think, that they make, but I have never smoked any of the McClelland tobacco's, which I learned today make several good flakes...and which I will try. I am mainly tired of serching out tobacco's, takes up to much of my time, and I decided that I want to find 1 good flake and smoke nothing else... jus something I want to do, will it last... who knows........
     
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  12. Mister Moo

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    You already did, Jeebs.
     
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  13. DunhillMan

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    So you have a mighty reason, Jeebs. :th1: Nihil obstat ;)

    Did you try the Sam Gawith's Navy Flake? A bit different to other NF (it carries a pinch of latakia) and one of my favourite tobaccos.
     
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  14. sarge564

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    I have really gotten into Flake myself, love the process, the loading the pipe, the burn, everything. Just got a bunch of Peter Stokkeby flake products, Twist Flake, Bullseye Flake and Luxury Flake. Like them all and can get a quantity for little cost. Just my two pennies.
     
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    These are becoming my go to smokes. Everything else is a treat.
     
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    What categorizes a baccy as a Navy Flake?
     
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    Hey Jeebs, if you've been smoking LNF, you really need look no further for a really good Navy Flake. IMHO, it doesn't get much better than that.
     
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  18. Jeebs

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    Maybe you are rite Mark......... I'm gonna try these McClelland flakes as suggested above, and it may jus be LNF in the end...... It' has a low price, available......... and my tobacco search solved.... that would be a good thang...
     
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  19. Jeebs

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    Don't know........maybe a, someone will tell us.............
     
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    I'm not a fan of latakia............ jus va, vaper............
     
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