How to clean a meerschaum pipe?
I'm venturing over from the cigar side where I'm a noob there too. I have an old meerschaum pipe that I bought 30 years ago when I was doing the "buckskin rendezvous" thing with my scout leader. Be nice now; back then I just stored my pipe in the pack of Captin Black gold that I had. As I got older and my 'skinnin stuff got set aside in the basement I kinda forgot about it. I took a look at it the other day and the tobacco was a little fuzzy and I'm not sure if I can safely clean the pipe. I'm not an everyday puffer, more like the once in awhile type. But I thought my pipe might be nice for those times after work when time is short but I still want to relax. That's when I thought it would be nice to break out the old pipe and try it again. I didn't spend much time looking at the pipe just knew it had a little fuzzy stuff in it and it was made in England. Is it possible to save it without going overboard?
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