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What's in a name? Suka Pipe by 7Pipe

What does Süka pipe mean?  Nothing to North Americans, but many things to people who speak languages other than English.  In Russian, suka means 'bitch'  and it's definitely a pejorative term.  In Japanese, "suka" means a feeling of refreshment.  Not a bad meaning.   At 7Pipe, each product, when still in stealth mode, goes by a project name.  Rarely does the project name also become the product name.  It happened with the "Twisty".  But not with our UFO project.  The UFO needed a product name because "UFO" is too widely used and it would be difficult to get high in the Google rankings.   It was a long process to brainstorm possible names, and at the same time be able to have...

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With the Suka Pipe, 7Pipe Invents Yet Another Way to Load a Smoking Pipe

Since 7Pipe specializes in pocket smoking pipes, our customers buy our products for use while out and about.  And the last thing you want to do while out and about is to fiddle with loading and reloading your pipe constantly.   For this reason, a lot of the innovation behind 7Pipe's creations is involved with how to load and reload your pipe in a quick, efficient, and convenient way.  With our world-beater innovation the Twisty, you see again how loading and unloading took center stage.  In the Twisty pipe's case, and the reason why I believe the Twisty pipe took over the world so completely, is that loading and unloading took place simultaneously with a simple twist of your wrist.  Even...

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7Pipe Design Talk: The Suka Pipe

     Every creation has a different starting point.   With the 7Pipe Twisty, my beginning concept was the functionality of a chapstick, or the ability to reload bowls with the simplicity of a twist.  With the Suka Pipe however, I started with a discus or UFO shape, and went from there.  I love the shape and wanted to create a pipe with the smooth contours of a UFO spaceship.  I had no idea what functionality it would have or how it would work.        Eventually, I added the crucial new functionality to the Süka pipe, the trackball.  The trackball can be seen on computer mice, and I borrowed this concept for a pipe.  Initially, I had designed a grinder...

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Suka Pipe is newest pipe by 7Pipe

7Pipe has introduced a new way to smoke.  The new Suka combines a storage and pipe.  The unique shape reminds one of a UFO in the sky.  But the center trackball brings the magic to this pipe.  Reload with a flip of the wrist.  Holds up to 4 grams of ground material in this pipe.  Our Suka pipe is available online only at 7Pipe.com and at select smoke shops around the country.

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7Pipe Young Musician Program welcomes Rita Payes Roma

Check out Rita Payes Roma on her Youtube account.  A student of Joan Chamorro out of Barcelona, Rita has proven her chops on the jazz trombone, but her real talent is her versatile jazz voice.  Watch on Youtube as she sings classics from the jazz lexicon as well as from the bossa nova tradition.   Rita comes from a musical family, so it's no surprise that you see Rita and her mom on nylon string guitar together on their album Imagina.  Her mom's amazing guitar playing complement the sensitive voice and trombone of Payés.   During this 2020 pandemic, musicians have taken a huge hit financially, so we at 7Pipe love to support talented young musicians with a monthly stipend and 7Pipe...

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