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Viprati apple/rhodesian

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Viprati apple/rhodesian

Postby KevinP » Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:57 am

Saw this before but exercised some uncharacteristic restraint. Then smokingpipes.com had another 15%-off-estates sale and I bit the apple.

Looks a little smaller than I like but not deal-breaker so. I'm also a really bad judge of size and tend to always be surprised when I open the box.

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Product description from the page:
Though rather Apple-esque of profile, this Viprati offering wears a distinct beadline about the equator of its bowl, leading the eye to a slightly beveled rim, and placing the shape well within the realm of Rhodesian. With a warm sandblast paired to a colorful acrylic mount and cumberland-colored acrylic stem, the composition is both warm and playful. The best part: it's unsmoked.
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Re: Viprati apple/rhodesian

Postby ratatosk » Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:35 am

Nice looking pipe, Kevin, and I hope it meets your expectations. The great thing about smokingpipes is that they hire real copywriters who can make their goods seem magical, I enjoy reading the descriptions. :D
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Re: Viprati apple/rhodesian

Postby Geo3rge » Sat Jan 07, 2017 10:48 am

That's a clean, sweet looking pipe, Kevin. I like the bowl shape very much indeed.
Hope it gives many lovely smokes for you.
Re size, I'm the same. A couple I've received were much smaller than I thought they'd be. Must pay more attention to the seller's description!
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Re: Viprati apple/rhodesian

Postby KevinP » Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:38 pm

ratatosk wrote:Nice looking pipe, Kevin, and I hope it meets your expectations. The great thing about smokingpipes is that they hire real copywriters who can make their goods seem magical, I enjoy reading the descriptions. :D


Didn't realize they were professionals, but I certainly knew they were good.

Geo3rge wrote:Re size, I'm the same. A couple I've received were much smaller than I thought they'd be. Must pay more attention to the seller's description!
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Glad it's not just me. I've occasionally been surprised in the other direction too, but usually it's 'Oh, that's smaller than I pictured.'
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Re: Viprati apple/rhodesian

Postby TigerJack » Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:29 am

Hi Kevin, Very nice Rhodesian , enjoy sir. G'Day
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