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Accidently fit my first stem...

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datguy85

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I won a Savinelli Oscar Elite 302 KS a month or so ago and liked the feel. Later I thought I bought a short MM cob replacement stem off ebay. Apparently I didn't read the discription at all and this ginormous white stem arrived.

After a few weeks of being lazy and not returning it...and a little too much reading on here...I decided to take my new dremel out and see what I could do.

It's far from showroom quality, but I like the look and feel better than the black stem and am glad I tried this out.

The pipe's ebay pic...


The before with original stem


After with a slight bend
 

datguy85

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I had to grind the crap out of it to work it down to size. I don't have my bench grinder set up yet.

Tried boiling the stem but that wasn't working for me, so I used a candle.
 

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Nice Job! Never been a fan of white stems, but that one suits the pipe well. Why do so many ebay sellers turn bent stems backwards in their pics?
Thanks. I like variety and like the feel better than the original.

Backwards stems and misspelled names equal awesome deals that get missed in searches...I'm waiting on 3 Sasieni's and a few more in a lot that I won that were mostly misspelled.
 
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