It's cheaper to order online and get slugged with duty than to pay that duty PLUS retail.
Originally Posted by mdunn
The 999 looks good to me. The only negative about my 80S is that it doesn't sit in a pipe rest very well because of the shape. The 999 has a similar shape without the difficulty.
Indeed, I couldn't get the bowl to stay lit until I learned that. The first light is to char the tobacco so it curls up a bit and moves around a bit. Then tamp it back down lightly and light again.
Originally Posted by haiku44
It also depends on how you pack the bowl. I use three layers; one third lightly packed (just so it doesn't fall out), the second third slightly tighter (but not tight) and on the last third I try to pack more tobacco in the bowl than possible (a bit tighter again). My methods aren't perfect but they get me a consistently good burn.
Now if I could borrow a meme from alex2363...
Last edited by Badger & Bengall; 06-03-2012 at 01:00 AM.
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