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275 Relax in the Library (December 17, 2011)
325 Relax in the Library (December 18, 2013)

Aspects of Pipe Smoking

Aspects of Cigar Smoking

Subject of Article

  Article Number

Subject of Article

  Article Number

Brand Names – why

20, 201,

Ashtrays, Cigar

198,241,362,394,400

     Dunhill-The White Spot

230,280,284,326    
Lorenzo 156,189,205,223,255,276,301,305,326,353, 363,387,401,411    
Marca (Private Brand) 115,229,349,381,407    
Nording 367,399    
Savinelli 203,245,292,295,305,340,371,403,405    
Stanwell 144,160,303,355

Assessing a Cigar: Excellence

42,116

           The Perfect Cure

93

      Rating a cigar, Score Card

149,173,177,271
   

      Taste

169,333,386
       

Choosing your pipe

136,207,297

Beetle

56,161,184

Clay

99

“Big Smoke” USA

64

Dunhill

230,280,284,326

Bloom

21

Filter Pipes

11,39,101,127,140,174,195,225,367,399

Budget cigars

204,376

Filters for pipes

379

Choosing a cigar

60,77,102,108,206,210,302,356

Freeform

17

      Starting your collection

145,147,167,337,356
          Short smoke 182,304,329

Handmade pipes

74

Cigar Cases

235,293,310,402
Harsh taste 348,367,399 Cigar cutters 357,404

History (bit of)

45

Cigar Dinners

37,68,100,179,194,235,339

 

Cocktail Cigars

26,50

Houseblend tobaccos

43,109, 242,323,397 Cigars too wet or too dry 5,291,306,378

Lighting Up

128,317,344

Condition of Cigars, maintaining 

5,133,165,180,208,228,283,291,306,341,378
   

Cutting

48,190,260,279,308,318,327,354

Maintenance & Longevity

31,57,72,95,103,113,170,180,187,197,217,
234,270,282,297,328,338,365,395

Dunhill

230,284
       

Manufacture

82

English Influence

58

Meerschaum

41,105,132,150,181,359,377

Filler: Short Filler Cigars

8,66,73,212,258,304,398

 

 

Filler: Long Filler Cigars

34

New Pipe

193,211,280

Habanos: Website

184
          Marketing, Production 335
Pipe Ashtrays 361,394 Harsh taste 348

Pipe & Cigars

3,15

Humidor

38,87,157,248,252,266,345

Pipe Tools

274,309,357       New 266,283,350
Pipes with a Difference 272

Lighting Up

9,128,192,222,384
      Calabash 24,238,261

Limited/Regional Editions

188,212,239,273,296,314
      Clay 99    
      Corncob 342    
      Standing Pipes 223,288,301

Maduro

194
      System pipes
295,349,405 Maintaining condition of Cigars
5,133,165,180,208,228,283,291,306,341,347,360
  411 Make it go right 194,268,316,318,320,343
Pipesmoking 334

Manufacture: Age, Aging

159,246,412
          Vintage cigars 412
Pipesmoking Potholes 319,321,332       The Puro 322,412

Pouches, Pipebags

215,278,311,346,351

      Machine-made cigars

46,71,212

Prestige Pipes

27,53,315

      The Roller

52,289
   

      Cuban Blending

135,220,322,339,370,410

Reaming

61,249

      Non-Cuban Blending

 
Refurbished Pipes 33,55,95,123,158,172,187,197,251,
267,307,328,409

         Out of the box

218,224,285,324
Reject Pipes 146

         American influence

114,285

Savinelli

203,245,292,295,305,340,371,403,405

         Nicaragua Honduras

79,244,256,396

Stanwell

144,160,303,355          Spanish Caliqueños 277

 

     
    Plugged cigars & other problems 194,268,343

Size Shape and Finish:

     

      Straight pipes

183    

      Bent pipes

259

 

 

      Classic

125

Selections

214,237,287
      Churchwarden 286,353,355,385    
      Churchwarden Mini 385    

      Danish

144,160,303,355    
      Time is short 336,375,385    

      Length of shank

97    
      Sandblast pipes 330    

      Oom Paul

223,301

Shape and size

254,281,333,364

      Small (Compact/Lady) pipes

36,134,240,148,375,381,385

      Ringsize

10,175,331,366,402,404

      Standing pipes

288,301

      Half Corona

141,171
          Nub 364

Smoking Outdoors

22,130, 299

      Robusto/Petit Robusto

104,110,124,182,186,300,329

Starting Pipe Smoking

6,185,209,211,221,265,313,317,340,344,393

      Torpedo/Pyramid/Belicoso

54,124
      What you need 373    

System Pipes

47,69a,154,340,349,383,405,407

Short smoke

364
    Small Cigars 26,35,281,304

Teflon tenon (see filter pipes)

225

Smoking Outdoors

22

Tobacco - Winter Care

117,191,263,297

Starting Cigar smoking

147,264,302,333,337,356,368,374,386

- Aroma

270,297       What you need 372,382
Relation to Pipe Shape 297

Strength

16
Storage 397    
Tobacco Pouches 389

Storing Cigars

5,312

Tongue bite

219,317 Summer Care 29

Travelling

168,290    

Twin bore mouthpiece

162,164

Top Marques (Brands)

 

Value pipes

 

      Cohiba, Trinidad

98,153,163

Lorenzo

156,189,205,387

      Davidoff 

151,163,262
Marca 115,229,349,381

      Montecristo, Trinidad

118,126,163,200,202
Savinelli 203,292,    
 

      Premium Short Filler

212

Wet smoking/Dry Smoking

178,317,369,391       Vegueros 352
       
SNUS 294,358

Travelling

120,155,298
   

Tubed Cigars

40
LIGHTERS  

Vasco da Gama

131
Turbo 94 Value cigars 204,376,380
Zippo 14,128,231

What can go wrong

194,268,316,318,320,343
       
MEN'S GROOMING 357

Winter Care

112,360
    Wrappers 392
WALKING STICKS 49,243,269 COMMENTARY 388,390,408
     

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