Why put filling paset in a smokeable pipe? Small imperfections like holes or fissures do not have impacts on the smokeability. Nature does not have to be perfect. With this idea Chris Morgan hit a nerve. Thousands of American pipes smokers are happy to smoke with such pure and reasonable priced pipes. Now these pipes are finally available in Denmark and Scandinavia. The waxed pipe will develop a beautiful patina after prolonged use.
This is the stubby slight bent Rhodesian with 9 mm. filter option. You can easily smoke it without filter.