Old Puffer

Real NameClaud Duffield
Joined2008-05
Last Visited2015-12
LocationUnknown

Early life: Miner, Driller. Gandy Dancer, Horse Wrangler.

Professions: Chemist, Metallurgist, Radiologist, Information Sciences. Started at ground level and worked my way up through senior management in each field.

Retired in 1998.

Hobbies: Gunsmithing, Hunting (Big game and extreme varminting), Fly fishing, Bicycles, Bible study and teaching.

Best buddy: Labrador Retriever

In order of preferences:

Charatan, Peterson, Savinelli, Bjarne, Turkish Block Meerschaum, Lepeltier

Bent, medium to extra large bowl

Consider missouri meerschaums an overall waste of money!

Badges

Venerator Has rated at least half of their reviews with 4 stars.
Absolutist Has rated at least 70% of their reviews with 1 or 4 stars.
Motivator Has upvoted at least 80% of the time.

Favorites

Date Blend Reviews Avg Rating
2008-10-01 Esoterica Tobacciana - Stonehaven 214 ★★★★ 3.6
2009-11-26 Hearth & Home - Classic Burley Kake (Signature Series) 94 ★★★★ 3.1
2008-08-21 Hearth & Home - Anniversary Kake (Signature Series) 158 ★★★★ 3.3
2008-06-29 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 440 ★★★☆ 3.0
2009-08-23 Just For Him - Shortcut To Mushrooms (Middle Earth Pipeweed) 98 ★★★★ 3.5
2008-09-30 Lane Limited - HGL 73 ★★★☆ 2.9
2010-01-26 Lane Limited - RLP-6 119 ★★★★ 3.1
2009-10-10 Lane Limited - Captain Black Original (Regular) 493 ★★★☆ 2.5
2009-12-23 Mac Baren - Burley London Blend 156 ★★★☆ 3.1
2008-09-03 Peter Stokkebye - Balkan Supreme 130 ★★★★ 3.3
2008-10-02 pipesandcigars.com - Scotty's Trout Stream 104 ★★★★ 3.4
2008-05-28 Rattray - Hal O' the Wynd (British Collection) 263 ★★★★ 3.4
2008-06-16 Rattray - Old Gowrie (British Collection) 288 ★★★★ 3.5
2008-09-28 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 533 ★★★★ 3.4
2009-08-19 Samuel Gawith - Best Brown Flake 290 ★★★★ 3.4
2008-10-06 Samuel Gawith - Full Virginia Flake 593 ★★★★ 3.5
2008-07-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Count Pulaski 72 ★★★★ 2.9

Reviews

42 reviews
145 helpful votes
4 star:
25 Strongly Recommended
3 star:
5 Recommended
2 star:
5 Somewhat Recommended
1 star:
7 Not Recommended

Preferences: Virginia 3.9, Black Cavendish 3.9, Latakia 3.8, Kentucky 3.8, Perique 3.8, Oriental/Turkish 3.8, Burley 3.8, Cavendish 3.7

Date Blend Reviews Helpful Rating Avg Rating
2011-01-22 Smokers' Haven - IN-B-TWEEN Mixture 18 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2010-07-29 John Middleton, Inc - Walnut 91 0 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2010-01-26 Lane Limited - RLP-6 119 21 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2009-12-23 Mac Baren - Burley London Blend 156 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.1
2009-11-26 Hearth & Home - Classic Burley Kake (Signature Series) 94 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.1
2009-11-26 Super Value - Natural Cavendish 17 3 ★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.9
2009-11-14 Super Value - Cherry Cavendish 27 4 ★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.7
2009-11-02 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Navy Flake 260 3 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2009-10-28 Peter Stokkebye - Luxury Twist Flake (No. 402) 216 1 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2009-10-28 Peter Stokkebye - English Oriental Supreme (No.306) 84 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.2
2009-10-28 Peter Stokkebye - English Luxury (No.17) 75 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2009-10-10 Lane Limited - Captain Black Original (Regular) 493 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.5
2009-08-24 Rattray - Red Rapparee (British Collection) 199 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2009-08-23 Just For Him - Shortcut To Mushrooms (Middle Earth Pipeweed) 98 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2009-08-21 Samuel Gawith - 1792 Flake 436 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.0
2009-08-19 Samuel Gawith - Best Brown Flake 290 36 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2009-04-08 pipesandcigars.com - Scotty's Butternut Burley 135 1 ★★★☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2009-03-27 Cornell & Diehl - Old Joe Krantz 198 5 ★☆☆☆ ★★★★ 3.2
2009-03-05 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Voodoo Queen #523 52 2 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2009-01-18 Cornell & Diehl - Haunted Bookshop 265 3 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.8
2008-10-22 John Middleton, Inc - Prince Albert 493 8 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 2.9
2008-10-22 Peterson - Early Morning Pipe 585 4 ★★☆☆ ★★★★ 3.1
2008-10-21 Esoterica Tobacciana - Margate 203 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2008-10-21 Smokers' Haven - Our Best Blend 23 0 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.9
2008-10-06 Samuel Gawith - Full Virginia Flake 593 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2008-10-05 Lane Limited - John Rolfe 9 0 ★☆☆☆ ★★★☆ 2.6
2008-10-02 pipesandcigars.com - Scotty's Trout Stream 104 5 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2008-10-01 Esoterica Tobacciana - Stonehaven 214 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.6
2008-09-30 Lane Limited - HGL 73 8 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 2.9
2008-09-29 Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) - Sir Walter Raleigh Aromatic 175 2 ★★☆☆ ★★★☆ 3.0
2008-09-28 Samuel Gawith - Squadron Leader 533 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2008-09-03 Peter Stokkebye - Balkan Supreme 130 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2008-08-21 Hearth & Home - Anniversary Kake (Signature Series) 158 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2008-07-09 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Count Pulaski 72 3 ★★★★ ★★★★ 2.9
2008-06-29 John Middleton, Inc - Carter Hall 440 2 ★★★★ ★★★☆ 3.0
2008-06-27 Rattray - Black Mallory (British Collection) 146 2 ★★★☆ ★★★☆ 3.1
2008-06-16 Rattray - Old Gowrie (British Collection) 288 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2008-05-28 Rattray - Hal O' the Wynd (British Collection) 263 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.4
2008-05-26 Hearth & Home - Larry's Blend (Signature Series) 117 1 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.5
2008-05-18 Lane Limited - BLWB 68 1 ★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆ 2.4
2008-05-15 Peter Stokkebye - Sweet Vanilla (No.6) 37 8 ★★★★ ★★★★ 3.3
2008-05-03 Sutliff Tobacco Company - Mixture No. 79 188 2 ★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆ 1.9