These four classical shapes are very similar and often confused. They all have straight long shank, short stem and billiard bowl. The differences are in the shapes of shank and stem.
Smooth Lovat 2017-03-16
|140 mm||30 g||19x35 mm|
Such medium size lightweight pipe is optimal for smoking in teeth. Meanwhile long shank makes the smoke dryer and cooler.
The chamber size is less than average. So the pipe is for not long smoking. I'd smoke such pipe for 40-60 minutes. I prefer such chambers for medium or full-strength virginias.
Silver ring will not allow to brake the pipe in place, where such thin-shank pipes use to brake, for example, because of falling down.
This is my 255th smoking pipe.
In this article I will tell you about main pipe shapes. About straight and bent pipes, classical pipes and freehands, about advantages, disadvantages and features of different shapes.