Information & FAQ's

  • 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 CORKS

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Pipe Repair Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ's

  • Which is more durable, Vulcanite or Lucite?

      Lucite

  • Can you remove the oxidation from a vulcanite stem?

      Yes

  • 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, I do not replace gold bands.

  • 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 re-stain it

  • Do you have BakeLite Stems?

      No

  • Do you have twin bores?

      Yes

  • Do you replace Meerschaum bowl and recork Calabash bowls?

      I do not replace the bowl but I can replace the cork.

  • 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