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Soapstone Pipe With a Crack

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by Kitpup, Jan 6, 2012.

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  1. Kitpup

    Kitpup New Member

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    My mother, in an astounding bout of treating me like an adult, got me a new pipe for Christmas. It's a beautiful blue-grey soapstone and it smokes wonderfully. There is just one problem, it's got a crack. There's a metal catch inside so the crack doesn't interfere with the smoke, so it's just a cosmetic thing and it bothers me. Does anyone have fixing suggestions?
     
  2. Sasquatch

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    Have to see a picture to offer a solution. I would think soapstone would be pretty stable...
     
  3. user0003

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    Picture would be nice.....all I can visualize is a :hp2:pipe......
     
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  4. Lestrade

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    Would like to see a pic, sounds like a neat pipe!
     
  5. IrishRover

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    Yep ... first thing I thought of..
     
  6. Kitpup

    Kitpup New Member

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    I caught the shine on it to highlight it. A very small crack but it bugs me.
     
  7. user0003

    user0003 Well-Known Member

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    Smoke it.........
     
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  9. Lestrade

    Lestrade Active Member

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    Yep, smoke that beauty and enjoy!
     
  10. CarlHerrnstein

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    I don't think anything can be done to hide it I doubt it will spread.

    Pipes are like women they all have imperfections and you have to let them rest after you use them ;)
     
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  11. Preacher1611

    Preacher1611 Active Member

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    Nice pipe, crack don't look too bad so I sez smoke it and enjoy! If you can't get used to the crack or it just drives you nuts looking at it, I'm sure someone would buy it from you or trade you for it, being a gift, I say enjoy it. Pipes aren't perfect but that's just part of the enjoyment and wonder of the hobby.
     
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