Originally Posted by Shooter
Are the bases and stems metal? The idea is similar to a Falcon or one of the other metal stemmed pipes with a screw on bowl.
Nope the stem, base of the bowl and threads attached to the bowl are vulcanite (hard rubber)
The bowl itself is briar. These are actually very cool smoking pipes with the exception of the vulcanite threading.
I'm talking myself into packing one up with the McBarren's Virginia #1 right about now, but alas can't because I'm in the house. Maybe on the half hour car ride to work tomorrow!