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the rev

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Age : 51
Location : Oak View CA
Registration date : 2012-10-08

PostSubject: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:51 am

I know if I want to take my pipe making to the next level I need some help and training, so I talked to Grant Batson, (who has a creativity that connects with mine, as well as very impressive training himself under Todd Johnson and Teddy Knudsen) about coming out to do a course with him. Problem is, it isn't in the budget. So I started an indiegogo campaign to send the rev to pipe school, and have raised the money to go and it keeps coming in to help upgrade my shop. I am humbled by the support from so many people.

I leave Wednesday for three intensive days in Grant's shop, and I am giddy with excitement. I know that I will increase my efficiency and quality, and am so looking forward to this.

One highlight will be having some beers and smokes Steve Morisette, Joe Case, Adam Remmington, Bruce Weaver and Grant. I will take some pictures.

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gravel

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Age : 43
Location : Oregon
Registration date : 2011-12-07

PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:14 pm

Happy for you John. Enjoy! cheers
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Age : 55
Location : Benton, Louisiana
Registration date : 2011-11-23

PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:31 pm

That is great Rev!

Safe travels!
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PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sat Jun 08, 2013 12:34 pm

May the dream and results coincide.
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Age : 73
Location : Tallahassee, Florida
Registration date : 2013-03-03

PostSubject: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:19 pm

I'm excited for ya! Looking forward to the pictures and the pics of your new pipes.
Be safe.
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riff raff

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Location : Western Maryland
Registration date : 2011-05-24

PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sat Jun 08, 2013 9:04 pm

Wow, what an opportunity to study with those masters. I'll definitely stay tuned for updates and pix, I want to see the dust flying!
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the rev

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Age : 51
Location : Oak View CA
Registration date : 2012-10-08

PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:45 pm

studying is just Grant, but drinks...

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i.keenum

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Age : 27
Location : coast of mississippi
Registration date : 2011-06-12

PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:42 pm

Excited for you brother, can't see what pipes come out of this experience. cheers
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Brewdude

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Age : 64
Location : Near the Emerald city
Registration date : 2011-05-04

PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sun Jun 09, 2013 9:34 pm

Can't wait to read about your experience rev. Post lots of pics!


Cheers,

RR
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Ol'Dawg

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Age : 71
Location : Northeast Georgia
Registration date : 2008-01-03

PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Mon Jun 10, 2013 2:44 pm

Brewdude wrote:
Can't wait to read about your experience rev. Post lots of pics!


Cheers,

RR

Me too!

Jim
PS- If you like barbecue, try a sandwich Barbecue with cornbread
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PostSubject: Re: Leaving for Nashville on Wednesday   Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:35 pm

pictures coming in a bit, will write it up tomorrow

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