Brigham: Algonquin (223) (Rock Maple Inserts)
Product Number: 002-491-5457
This "23" bent Billiard from Brigham is a very versatile pipe. The bend of the shank-and-stem combination make it rather compact, and although not of truly pocket-pipe size, it will still fit nicely into a jacket pocket. The chamber is of good depth, and Brigham adds in a flattened spot on the shank that lets it sit with the bowl canted back.
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: 5.54 in./140.69 mm.
- Weight: 1.60 oz./45.49 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.82 in./46.12 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.50 in./38.16 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.77 in./19.51 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.43 in./36.25 mm.
- Stem Material: Acrylic
- Filter: other
- Shape: Bent Billiard
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Italy