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Information About Repairing Smoking Pipes

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Pipe Repairs and Information

  • STEM REPLACEMENT
Vulcanite/ Lucite
Meerschaum
Churchwarden
  • BOWL REPAIR
Plugging hole in bowl
Cracks in bowls
  • SPLICING BROKEN SHANKS
  • REFINISHING
  • RECONDITIONING
  • STERILIZING
  • REAMING
  • DRILL OUT CLOGS
  • REPLACING MEERSCHAUM BOWLS

  • Which is more durable, Vulcanite or Lucite?Lucite
  • Can you remove the oxidation from a vulcanite stemYes
  • What does reconditioning consist of you doing?Reaming, Sterilize, and Polish
  • Can I replace the tenon?        Yes, if the air hole is drilled on center. Lucite stems work the best to replace tenons.
  • Can you remove clogs in pipe/stems?Yes
  • Do you band shanks?Yes, with nickel, silver, or gold
  • The shank broke in half, what can I do?I can splice it back together
  • Do you do logos?Yes, I have some not all
  • I want my pipe to look newer, What can be done?     Refinish the pipe by removing all scratches and restain it
  • Do you have BakeLite StemsNo
  • Do you have twin bores?Yes
  • Do you replace meerschaum bowl and recork calabash bowls?Yes
  • Can you fix a hole in the bowl?Yes, I can also fill cracks in the bowl
  • Can I convert my metal screw filter to a push pull fitting?Yes
  • The stem in my Kaywoodie is over turned, can it be made to line up with the shank?Yes
  • My pipe fits into a box. Can you make the stem fit the box?Yes


  
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