Brigham: Algonquin (226) (Rock Maple Inserts)
Product Number: 002-491-5189
Brigham presents its "26" Rhodesian rendition here with the dark contrasting finish of the Algonquin series, which does a very good job of emphasizing the grain of the briar. The Canadian marque also adds a flat spot on the bottom to allow it sit nicely, as well as the Rock Maple insert system to reduce tongue-bite.
Like all of Brigham's lineup, this pipe also comes complete with the marque's signature Rock Maple Inserts. A rock maple dowel is drilled with a 3.5mm airway and pressure-fitted with a special metal cap that allows it to fit securely within the pipe while also being easily removable. The dowel is able to take the smoke from the bowl and pass it through the shank and a large section of the stem, removing moisture and unpleasant flavors that develop during the smoking process. No chemicals or adhesives are used to manufacture the rock maple inserts, ensuring it remains flavor-neutral. And because of the drilling, a rock maple insert is able to pass a pipe cleaner, even while the pipe is still assembled. The insert's design also helps prevent moisture from traveling back into the bowl or up the stem, helping to reduce pipe gurgle in the process.- Andrew Wike
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 6.14 in./155.96 mm.
- Weight: 1.52 oz./43.09 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.79 in./45.47 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.52 in./38.61 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.85 in./21.59 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.59 in./40.39 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: other
- Shape: Rhodesian
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Italy