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Is there a "pipereview.com" ?

Discussion in 'Pipes' started by Puff The Magic, Mar 19, 2011.

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  1. Puff The Magic

    Puff The Magic Active Member

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    Anyone ever see anything like a "PR" for pipes?

    Thanks in adv.

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    Ed Puff!
    cogito ergo puff

    http://www.glpease.com/Pipes/Reviews/Upshall.php

    Who'd've thunk'it??? Good ole Greg! :goodjob:
     


  2. Sasquatch

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    Puff the only site I know of that is basically a pipe review site is here:

    Pfeifenbox

    But it's one man's opinion (albeit a considered one) and he is mostly talking about artisans.


    The trouble with a pipe review is that two identical pipes from any maker, let's say Peterson 305 for example, can be totally different, depending on the production year and luck of the draw.
     
  3. Strongirish

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    No, I've never seen one but it is a cool idea.
     
  4. Smoker99

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    Unfortunately, there isn't. Many years ago I asked around to see if there was something similar to Fjestad's Blue Book of Gun Values, applicable to pipes. Sadly there is not. Everyone says the market is just too small for it to be profitable.
     
  5. dmkerr

    dmkerr PG- free since '83! Moderator

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    Agreed.

    If the only Charatan I ever smoked was the Special I bought new back in the day, I'd review Charatan's (or at least their Specials) as terrible pipes. Thankfully, I've smoked others that were wonderful.

    Tobacco tends to be much more consistent and easier to review.
     
  6. Puff The Magic

    Puff The Magic Active Member

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    Any pipe review is of that pipe only. Like an x-ray or labwork done on your blood. A "picture in time". Now further reviews showing consistency of brand/model.........shows volumes. Also holds for reviewers. Credibility is established with consistency and accuracy. There would definitely be the same hang-ups that TR has with newby or idiots posting and taking their 15 minutes in the sun. It's not very hard to tell if someone's spewing shiite out their arse.........and consistency indicates that too!

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    Ed Puff!
    Cogito ergo puff
     
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