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IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF YOUR PIPE SMOKING

Latest update October 10, 2021

WATCHPOINT
A most important word of warning about filter pipes:
Filter pipes must be smoked with either the filter or an adapter (usually supplied with the pipe).

Smoking without the filter (or adapter), even once, will allow moisture to condense in the empty space and seep into the shank, causing it to swell. This will result in a cracked shank, or a loose mouthpiece which is very difficult to remedy. If this happens to you, take it in to your nearest Wesley’s for an opinion.
The Tenon/Peg is tougher than the wood!
Keep it clean so it won’t stick. Wipe and pencil it occasionally so it slides easily. Have a look at the Gallery

Stem filters, bowl filters, adapters, humydroles, pipe covers


FILTERS - to mop up juices, prevent "wet smoking"     (See "The Complete Pipesmoker")

Stem Filters
- for use in all filter pipes, including

Savinelli Dry System (6mm), Savinelli Classics (6mm),
Capitol (6mm), Lorenzo (9mm), Lorenzo Value Pipes (9mm)
,
Stanwell (9mm), Marca (6mm)

Balsa Stem Filters

Patented filtering system tested by EURATOM Research Centre of Ispra and
by the CHEMICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY  Inc. Research Center (USA).
Can absorb 77% of the nicotine and 91% of the Tar.  Read more.

Balsa Stem Filters for Pipes

Savinelli Balsa filters
Unfortunately during 2020, due to the pandemic, Savinelli encountered a major problem obtaining balsa filters.
The last order they were able to supply was in September 2020.
In June this year they sent us an email saying that they had found a source of supply, but that they were unlikely to have stock before December 2021.
If you run out you can consider using the 6mm charcoal filter (R49.50/pkt of10) or Meerschaum filters
or even use an adapter to see how it feels to smoke without a filter.


UPDATE

(FOLLOWING ON FROM THE NOTICE ABOVE)

All gone – hopefully more in December/January
Some customers are making their own filters from sheets of balsa wood they can buy in the hobby shops.

The 6mm charcoal filter (R49.50/pkt of10) or Meerschaum filters are available


Balsa Stem Filters for Pipes

 

58-FilBalsa6 Awaiting Arrival
Pkt of 20

6mm (triangular for easy draw)

 

 

Savinelli Balsa filters 6mm (triangular for easy draw) 100
58-FilBalsa6,100 Awaiting Arrival
Pkt of 100

58-FilBalsa6,300 Awaiting Arrival
Pkt of 300

Savinelli Balsa filters 6mm (triangular for easy draw) 300s


Balsa Stem Filters for Pipes

Balsa 9mm Stem Filters for PipesSavinelli Balsa filters 9mm

(ONLY A FEW REMAINING)

58-FilBalsa9 R91.50 Buy Now
Pkt of 15

 

 


WATCHPOINT: Filter pipes must be smoked with either the filter or an adapter!!


Other Stem Filters

6mm Activ Charcoal Filters Pkt of 10 58-FilChar6mm10 R49.50 Buy Now
6mm Activ Charcoal Filters Pkt of 45 58-FilChar6mm45 R199.50 Buy Now
6mm White Elephant Meerschaum Stem filters Pkt of 10 58-FilMs6mm10 R53.00 Buy Now
6mm White Elephant Meerschaum Stem filters Box of 45 58-FilMs6mm45 R212.50 Buy Now
9mm Natur White Elephant Meerschaum filters Box of 20 58-FilMs9mm20 R95.00 Buy Now
6mm Denicotea Paper Filter Pkt of 12 58-FilP6mm12 Awaiting Arrival
6mm White Elephant Meerschaum Stem filters
58-FilMs6mm10

 

6mm White Elephant Meerschaum Stem filters
58-FilMs6mm45


9mm Natur White Elephant Meerschaum filters
58-FilMs9mm20
Stem Filter: Charcoal 6mm; pkt of 10
58-FilChar6mm10

 

Activ Charcoal Filters

58-FilChar6mm45


6mm Denicotea Paper Filter
58-FilP6mm12


Jean Claude 9mm Charcoal Filters

Jean Claude 9mm Charcoal Filters


Made in Germany - Best filter paper, white ceramic caps

Jean Claude 9mm Charcoal Filters

Pkt of 50: 58-FilCharJ9mm50 R150.00 Buy Now

Pkt of 10: 58-FilCharJ9mm10 R37.50 Buy Now

 

 

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Bowl Filters
- for use in any pipe

Keystone Pellets

Keystone PelletsVolcanic clay pellets: natural, tasteless, highly absorbent. Since they are natural they are not all the same size.
Put a few into the bowl chamber of your pipe
– enjoy the benefit of a dry smoke

Available in handy, refillable carry tins.

Available in handy, refillable carry tins
Approximately 10g
58-FilKeytin R47.50
Buy Now

Keyatone Pellets

 

Refill from the 100g value pack.
58-FilKey100g R270.00 Buy Now

Very economical when compared with most other filters.
They can be used in the bowl of a normal briar pipe.

Denicool
Denicool Silica Gel crystals


Denicool Silica Gel crystals
- Box (12g)

58-FilDenicool R49.50 Buy Now

Denicool Silica Gel crystals


Wire mesh Drikule plugDrikule
Single (Re-usable)

Wire mesh Drikule plugs
58-FilDrikule R12.50 Buy Now

These "bowl filters" allow you to smoke all the tobacco in the bowl - no soggy "dottle" - no wastage.
They can of course also be used with a filter pipe, with filter or with adapter.


ADAPTERS
- for filter pipes

When you have a 9mm filter pipe
and would prefer to use 6mm filters
9mm to 6mm converter Single 58-FilCon9-6 R15.00 Buy Now
Adapters and converters for filter pipes
When you don't use the filter

6mm adapter Single 58-FilAdapt6 R15.00 Buy Now
9mm adapter Single 58-FilAdapt9 R15.00 Buy Now
Adapter conical for reduction from 9mm to 3mm

WATCHPOINT



Metal Arrester ("filter")

Its prime function is to stop pieces of tobacco lodging
in the mouthpiece, but it can slow down the smoke, cool it, and then let it pass through.
Single -
58-FilAress R10.05 Buy Now

 

Aluminium Pipe stem tubes

 

 

54-DHPA3104 Awaiting Arrival
Plain aluminium tubes - Insert for pipe stem (packs of 4)

 

 



Clay / Aluminium Humidrol - to keep your tobacco fresh

Clay / Aluminium Humidrol - to keep your tobacco fresh
78-AtHumy R29.95 (each) Buy Now

Great absorption
and retention
.

No matter how airtight your tobacco jar or pouch, some moisture will evaporate when the container is opened. The ideal product to use to replace this moisture is a Humidrol. This little item has the ability to absorb an amazing amount of water, which it releases as moisture over a fairly lengthy period of time, keeping your tobacco fresh, and enjoyable to smoke.

Especially in the drier parts of the country, why suffer smoking dry crumbs of tobacco, or risk the unpleasant taste caused by mouldy potato or apple?

Simply soak a Humidrol in warm water, wipe the surface and then put it with your tobacco in your pouch or jar. Re-moisten it as often as needed.

 

Chrome Pipe Cover

Solve the "Flying Ash" problem

Chrome Pipe Cover with holes, and spring, 28mm
78-J0378 R75.00 Buy Now

 

 

 

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