Shawn R. Coleman
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Best to store a pipe loaded or unloaded?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arnim Fritsch Jan 5, 2013. 3 Replies

Gentlemen,I enjoy smoking a pipe each evening. I currently use an EA Carey "Magic inch", but I'm looking to add some estate pipes to my collection.I was wondering what the consensus is on storing a…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Leonard Dec 13, 2012. 2 Replies

Greetings Gentlemen,I'm new here, I've been reading the forums for several days and decided to join the community.I live in the city of Akron, in Northeast Ohio, although I was born in Germany (on a…Continue

 

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Arnim Fritsch replied to Shawn R. Coleman's discussion Best to store a pipe loaded or unloaded?
"Shawn, I recommend storing it unloaded and clean as reasonably possible.  If the pipe doesn't dry out and rest adequately between smokes, it can get sour.  I store mine with a clean pipe cleaner in, just to help absorb any extra…"
Jan 5, 2013
Shawn R. Coleman replied to Victor Franklin's discussion Everyday carry.
"The XD is, IMHO, one of the best duty/carry weapons ever designed. It (9mm tactical model) fits my hand better than anything other than a 1911 and points naturally for me, much better than a Glock. Nothing wrong with Glocks at all, my best friend…"
Dec 18, 2012
Shawn R. Coleman commented on Dennis Heins's group The Smoking Lounge
"Gentlemen, I've been reading the comments regarding women, cars and smoking. To add my bit, while I don't smoke in the car (just not my thing with a pipe), my significant other loves the smell of my pipe in the house. She's not so…"
Dec 15, 2012
Shawn R. Coleman replied to Buffalo Bill's discussion Show Your EDC, Gentlemen in the group Everyday Carry
"Here's my current EDC, minus my Blackberry (being used to take the photo) and my carry gun, which changes by the day or the season. Keychain with Victorinox mini-sak (22+years and counting) and my Ohio State hat (gift from my…"
Dec 14, 2012
Leonard replied to Shawn R. Coleman's discussion Hello men
"Nice to meet you Shawn. I am new to the community too, but Ive been coming to this site for months now. I think it´s such an amazing site that many young men should come to. We can all learn a lot from this site. I have never done half the…"
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Shawn R. Coleman replied to Kevin's discussion Favorite Baseball Books in the group Baseball
"One of my favorites is "The Soul of Baseball. A Road Trip Through Buck O'Neils America" by Joe Posnanski. It has a lot of stories from the Negro Leagues and I think Buck O'Neil is a fascinating character. Shawn"
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Shawn R. Coleman replied to Leonard's discussion What is your favorite book?
"Leonard, If you're a sports fan at all I highly recommend anything written by John Feinstein. Even if you're not a sports fan, his work is very entertaining as it focuses more on human interest stories than on the Xs and Os of sports. His…"
Dec 13, 2012
Shawn R. Coleman replied to Tim S.'s discussion Greetings From Pennsylvania
"Welcome to the forum Tim. Shawn"
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Shawn R. Coleman replied to Shawn R. Coleman's discussion Best to store a pipe loaded or unloaded?
"Michael, Thank you for the quick reply. I was leaning towards unloaded."
Dec 13, 2012
Michael D. Denny replied to Shawn R. Coleman's discussion Best to store a pipe loaded or unloaded?
"Unloaded.  When the Tobacco goes out, sulfur dioxide and several other lovely chemicals are formed in the extinguishing of the pipe, rather deliberate or not. "
Dec 13, 2012
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Best to store a pipe loaded or unloaded?

Gentlemen,I enjoy smoking a pipe each evening. I currently use an EA Carey "Magic inch", but I'm looking to add some estate pipes to my collection.I was wondering what the consensus is on storing a pipe between smokes? Is it best to leave the ash and any remaining tobacco in the bowl or empty it when putting it aside for the evening? My concern, and the reason for the question, is that there is sometimes a small amount of moisture in the bottom of the bowl. It's not much (and is probably due to…See More
Dec 13, 2012
D.J. replied to Shawn R. Coleman's discussion Hello men
"From the deeps of my base voice, I offer you a hearty HHHHHHEEEEEELLLLLLLLLLOOOOOOOO!!!!!!"
Dec 13, 2012
Shawn R. Coleman replied to Victor Franklin's discussion Everyday carry.
"While I sometimes carry a handgun, as the situation warrants, I always carry a knife. All day, everyday, no matter where I'm going. I have carried many types over the years, but my current companion is an Applegate/Fairbairn Combat Folder made…"
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