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Burn Of The Day/night

Discussion in 'Scent of the Day/Night' started by jalil, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Vietnamese
    Kien Rung
    Sweet stuff, that I would prefer to fumigate
    rather than close listening.
     
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  2. EJayB

    EJayB True Ouddict

    Ratnapura indo wood from oudbase
    Love this wood, almost solid resin
    Amazing value amazing scent
     
  3. KodoKing

    KodoKing Oud Fanatic

    Heating woods can be quite the adventure! I've found that many woods will handle a varying degree of heat - it is a bit subjective to your preference and your nose. Typically there are two camps, oil heavy or resin heavy - oil heavy woods will prefer lower heat because the oil is fragile and can burn easily which could ruin the experience. Use your instinct as you slowly increase your heat setting keeping your nose close to detect when the oils begin to release their scent. Keep in mind that a physically larger piece of wood will undoubtedly require higher heat setting than slivers or even shavings of the same wood. I like to use wire cutters to split woods along the grain to create slivers that heat quite nicely on the subitism.

    I typically heat ultra high grade agarwood - you can see below that the size of the slivers on my heater are quite small. The mica plates I use are 19x24mm for sizing reference. The scent that comes from these pieces is unique, exotic and specific - Borneo Kinam if I recall - quite the ride despite the small size.

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  4. punmaster

    punmaster Oud Fan

    Eo brunie kinam

    lovely soft golden sweet profile
     
  5. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Trat chips

    Sweet fruity citrus that turns into liquor and spice.
     
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  6. iori

    iori N00bHead

    JK Sinabang
    Local old Filipino rocks etc, spice land weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
     
  7. Taesik Yun

    Taesik Yun True Ouddict Staff Member

    you high? LOL
     
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  8. Andrew Salkin

    Andrew Salkin it's aboud time!

    Olde hinde - from what I understand, a king grade private ensar offering - smells awesome and cool to get a clear picture of what Hindi wood used to smell like back in the day.

    Also surriankah wood ; also an ensar offering.

    Royal baram - so cool

    And castle ; yet again same deal. But really fun milkshake thing going on upfront!

    Big thanks to @KodoKing who seems to have a never ending supply of ultra rare and high grade woods.
     
  9. iori

    iori N00bHead

    guess im =/
     
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  10. EJayB

    EJayB True Ouddict

    7D3ACEA8-4AD9-45A8-BE90-449F5551DD9E.jpeg Nah Trang sinking chips
    One of my all time favorites
    One that burn very often almost daily
     
  11. Thank you SO MUCH. I just heated some premium Bangladeshi wood from JK and it burst into flames, so I’m guessing Taha’s Gen3 pump method is NOT RIGHT for this particular batch. Haha
     
  12. iori

    iori N00bHead

    Koh Kong Old stock
    mm such a delight
     
  13. KodoKing

    KodoKing Oud Fanatic

    Not funny but LOL - yes, a lot of experimentation is required with wood to wood variety. Keep it up!
     
  14. iori

    iori N00bHead

    Local Pinoy chips, powdery spice
    EO Pinoy Privee
     
  15. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    North Kalimantan
    got a chip years ago from jdhawk

    A little minty Borneo, with Brunei mixed in,
    pretty difficult to have it’s own identity:p
     
  16. Ashfaque

    Ashfaque Analogue Oud

    I follow this 'invisible smoke' method initially and then take it from there.
     
  17. Invisible smoke method on a big plate of RPP Sinabang and my home office is Heaven.
     

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  18. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Today is the first clean air day within the last 30 days here in the SFO bay area. So what do I do?
    Make more smoke in my room:confused::Laugh:

    Pinoy Privee slivers,
    swimming in a pool of their own resin.
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  19. punmaster

    punmaster Oud Fan

    ken's From out the depths stick. Has a nice oceanic/earthy scent due to the ambergris. Also, a soft grenn bitterness due to the nha trang portion.
    Very nice!
     
  20. Oudamberlove

    Oudamberlove Member

    Enjoying skittle fruits with oudiness
    from my latest haul.
    Limushan Hainan
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    Excellent fumigating capability.
     
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