Well, I took the plunge and ordered my first Boswell pipe two days ago. Pipe arrived literally 24 hours later. I could not be happier with it. I have already smoked one bowl out of it (a 1/2 bowl for break in) and it already smokes cool and smooth. I am thinking about making this my Latakia pipe. I am going to be exclusively smoking the Frog in it for the time being.