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 Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy

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ontariopiper

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PostSubject: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:11 pm

Thought I'd show my latest restoration here - a rather chunky 1990's era Brigham 536 quarter-bent Brandy. The shape is new to me, and will be added to my ongoing Brigham Shape Chart project at the next update.

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Also, for those interested, the Brigham Shape Chart can be found here.


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Simple Man

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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:39 pm

Your pictures did not post, Sir.
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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:50 pm

Simple Man - are you viewing on mobile? The pics show when I view from my laptop, but oddly enough not on my phone. Will try to remedy....

Thanks for the heads up!

EDIT - I think we're live now Very Happy
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D.L.Ruth

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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:59 pm

Very well done, looks like a brand new pipe.
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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:11 pm

Thanks! I'm happy to add it to my rack!
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Simple Man

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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:36 pm

Yes, they are there now, and nice work! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:59 pm

Great job on the restoration. Thatís a nice pipe shape too. I donít guess ive ever seen that one before
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Corncobcon

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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:44 pm

Nice restoration. What did you use to get the pipe so shiny?
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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:50 pm

I polished with micromesh sanding pads (2500 - 12000 grits) then buffed with White Diamond compound & carnauba wax.
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Cold Smoke

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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:11 pm

Nice work, as always.
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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:34 pm

Thanks, Cold Smoke! I had fun working on this one.
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Ozark Wizard

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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:36 pm

Nicely done!
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PostSubject: Re: Reviving a 90's Brigham 536 Bent Brandy   Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:59 pm

ontariopiper wrote:
I polished with micromesh sanding pads (2500 - 12000 grits) then buffed with White Diamond compound & carnauba wax.

Ahhh! Carnuba wax, that's what I'm missing! scratch
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