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Trial by Fire

Trial by Fire

by Tad Gage and Joe Harb It has been a long-standing tradition for pipemakers to create tobacco mixtures to complement their pipes. Dunhill, Davidoff, Ashton, Castello and Larsen are examples of pipe companies that made the pipe/tobacco connection early in their histories and are still going strong with pipes and tobacco blends. Today we have […]

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Editor’s Desk

Editor's Desk

Anti-smoking cats Cats are opinionated and judgmental creatures. I know because my two cats have a low opinion of and judge me all the time. They aren’t really my cats, of course—they’re more like live-in landlords. They’ve grudgingly allowed my family and me to live with them for the past 12 years. They don’t help […]

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Kansas City contest

Kansas City contest

The 2014 North American Pipe Carving Contest, hosted as in previous years by the Greater Kansas City Pipe Club at its yearly pipe show in June, was the fifth annual such event, with the greatest participation ever—57 entrants, a new record. This year saw two repeat winners: Rad Davis, who previously won in 2011 and […]

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Craig Tarler

Craig Tarler

A great friend to pipe smokers everywhere, Craig Cornell Tarler, 82, of Cornell & Diehl, passed away on Sept. 4, 2012. His booming laugh, endless enthusiasm, dreadful jokes, innovation, childlike wonder and loyal support of the pipe smoking community will be terribly missed. Tarler and his wife, Patty, entered our hobby later in life than […]

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Fischer who’s who

Fischer who's who

Masters of Meerschaum … Distinctly Different Dynasties By Ben Rapaport  Lately, conversation among some American antique meerschaum pipe collectors and a few meerschaum pipe smokers has become Fischer-centric. Why has this name become so center-stage? I don’t have a clue, but I, too, have an interest in the Fischers. A few were pipe carvers, household […]

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