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  1. Ensar Oud Borneo 3000 (latest distillation)

    Selling half-full, unused Ensar Oud Borneo 3000 (later distillation) in original bottle and box. Unused. All removed oil decanted with syringe. I purchased this oil on 1/21/11. Stored in cool,...
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    Re: 1ml encens khmer by ensar oud

    $500, free shipping. message at: e h s 3 at nyu dot edu
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    1ml encens khmer by ensar oud

    selling 1ml of encens khmer by ensar oud from an unused bottle. 1ml for $500. will decant at time of sale. Free UPS shipping to CONUS, international buyers pls contact for shipping options. pm if...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i don't mind a well composed blend, especially if it means a lower price tag.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    well, if we gathered 10 or so people, a bunch of us could afford a bunch of glass sticks :) unless there were some sellers among us that might want a larger share, for which they'd pay the larger...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    of course all expenses are "factored" into the product's cost. however, i'm under the impression that the cost of the bottles are negligible, no matter how fancy they seem. i would bet, if i were a...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    of course, one could argue that oriscent wouldn't sell an oil for less if one requested a cheaper bottle because they needed to make the money back for the initial investment. but, as taha showed...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i've come to a point where i think i prefer the octagonal bottles, BUT WITH A GLASS APPLICATOR/STICK. unless of course i had doubles of each oil- then i'd store each oil in one of the oriscent 2.7...
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    great advice igor.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    to me, borneo kinam is very similar to royal kinam, with the main difference resting in their respective "middles" (middle and base notes), which for the borneo kinam is the classic borneo scent.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    royal kinam available :) pm if interested
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    very cool taha. so it would be easy simply replace the plastic sticks with the glass ones shown above? i assume they fit? that way there's no need to transfer oils, right?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    taha, are you talking about the "arabic" bottles, glass with gold caps?

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    Al-Haramain beat you to it! They have those regular dipstick bottles, but the stick itself is...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    thanks taha, it seems you've confirmed my estimation... wait, and that's tola size?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    again, it can be argued that he needs to keep the price up cuz he's invested in the bottles. but again, what does he need to add on top of the oil's price to recover the bottle's cost, $5, $10, $20...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i hear you abu, but, try and ask ensar to sell you an oil in a cheaper bottle for less (i've done it, nothing changes- i mean, i've actually got it that way). the pricing is for the oil. the bottles...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    "I only offer it to those looking for the finest quality... " like, what does this really mean? hey organic, wouldn't this also fall under those "oudvertising techniques"?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    and who dissed sulaiman? :P
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    a lot of what's just been said makes complete sense. (hey organic, you got something you wanna let off your chest? :P) if i could add my thoughts, however, to the whole paying for bottles thing-- i...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    to continue, tentatively, in the path of the celestial duo (thanks to the cosmonaut for the helpful classification system) :

    -Calming/comforting – suloo, shuyukhs, the thaqeel, oudimentary's ksss,...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    a digression- oudimentary's cfo- a dark, syrupy oil. obviously cambodi. not nearly as subtle or clear as the ksss, and not nearly as sweet. musty, old pipe tobacco, with a dab of maple syrup. some...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    perhaps evogel will clarify, but this guy could have been using "friend" very loosely. i could hear it now in a number of accents...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    initial thoughts on oudimentary's ksss-- a sweet, dark, syrupy oil. pungent, though not harsh. sharp, yet well rounded. the dry down is berries and pipe tobacco, as promised. warm and cambodi. lasts...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    thanks taha.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    so taha, did you go for the tola? and if so, would you consider selling off a small bit of it (like 0.5ml)?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i believe that there are solutions; just need to balance things out. the state of the musk and oud industries reflects the hustle on the ground. if only the hustlers up top (not necessarily in the...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    deermusk, can you please be more specific? what does pure deer musk in oil form mean? are you saying that the contents of the glands were squeezed straight into the bottle? or did your oil come about...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    there was even a time when it went on sale for $330. that's when caravansaray was around :)
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    acer3- 30 swipes? what are you swiping, straight jojoba oil? and how many times are you using that bottle within the 4-6 month period? 4 or 5 times?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    in my experience, my beard's not the best carrier. i've found clothing (fabric) to hold the scent the longest. though i'll still share with my beard.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    hey deermusk, what exactly is in a bottle?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    hey taha, so you have tried an oriscent hindi and you've just offered a comparison. an indirect thanks.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    hey rksons, do you have assam chips available?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    a donkey's fart?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    trippity, trip trip, trippin
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    abu bakr, please do report on the assam chips
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    anyone looking for 1ml malay royale??? hit me up.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    hey taha, have you tried oriscent's indians? if so, how do they compare to the rk you've reviewed? if not, can you compare the rk to any other indians? which ones and what are the results. i begin...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    parting with some oriscents. pm me if interested.
  44. Thread: Synthetic oud

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    Re: Synthetic oud

    what is it that you've seen, meaning, what oriscent oils have you tried exactly? curious :)
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    (anyone familiar with the oriscent "malaysian sultan" from a while back. very nice oil. sweet and smokey, it is the oil that got confused with the oud royale). feel free to pm me.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    borneo 4000 is on serious sale
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    Re: Help opening a vial of Archipelago!

    if i may address one the issue of charging more for a fancier bottle- it is my sincere understanding that the bottle does not factor into the price much, if at all.
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    Re: Natural Perfumery Workshop!!

    hey mstrocovie, you there?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    ahmed: if you're looking for real misk, then that is expensive and quite difficult to find (see www.profumo.it). if you're searching for fake misk, then you would have to get more specific, cause...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    hey,
    i've tried it, perhaps twice now. it's the closest to kyara out of all the ouds i've experienced. a lighter, more playful kin of kyara. your "white woody" and "glowing radiance" descriptions...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    hey taz,
    try this experiment: apply the assam kinam on one arm, then sniff. after that, apply a sweet, borneo oud on the other arm, and smell that. after sniffing the sweeter oud, and clearing...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    very familiar...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    for close to 4 geez, i'm like 8000 who?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i guess that's about right. nothing formal. a simple lifting of the spirit.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    thanks mr. p for the informative post. i found your descrip on purple p quite interesting, and sort of familiar. i can see punchy...and its very commercial to me, if i can describe it that way. ...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i haven't had a chance to sample uns' borneos, though i agree wholeheartedly with mr. p's sentiments regarding uns and its owner. top notch. i did try irian jaya a while ago, and remember it being...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    there's barnyard in the assam tea??? any recommendations for some good barny black tea? this is the second time i'm hearing about this assam tea...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    will do, soon hopefully. :)
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    sultan murad was one of my very first intros to oud. i think i'm going to revisit it.
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    did you happen to see the note saying that purple p is essentially sultan murad? the extra info is not currently accessible on oriscent, though i did see it.
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    Re: Purple Papua

    hey, that's the first thing i thought of as well. plus, the descrip is quite similar (terms are similar). a. qa'im makes a good point about similarities due to origin. that said, to my knowledge,...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    this is a test
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    Re: oriscent

    selling oud royale
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i agree with you a. qa'im. plus, i'm not sure that oud oil is ever made from the wood (proper) itself. hasn't it always been made using the "dust"? i've been dealing with oriscent since 2006, and...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i got you. yeah, the one thing i think that he's blurring (right or wrong, intentionally or not, i don't know) is the "wood" itself and the oil. that the wood can cost that much, i don't think will...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i agree about the marketing. but i think i'd be more weary of the more sly marketing technique- the kind you don't pick up on. he's a salesman, that's for sure. but a marketer, i don't think so. ...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    taz,
    the problem: that i was an addict, all alone in the world, spending my dough on some oil most people were unaware of and who would think me crazy for my appreciation of it (read: expenditures)...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    any fans of 'oud royale' out there?
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    i used to worry that there was something wrong with me, that i had an (oud) problem. my worries have long ceased since coming upon this thread :)
    i have some sheikh's borneo- but only very little;...
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    if i may jump in, perhaps the hype is intended for the uninitiated. we are, relatively speaking, a samll group. but i do understand where you're coming from :)
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    Re: Agarwood (oud) oil!

    any fans out there of the oriscent oud shuyukh from 2001/2002? i believe it's the first one.
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