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Replacement stem

Discussion in 'Stems & Stummels' started by mrpipster, Aug 1, 2013.

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  1. mrpipster

    mrpipster Active Member

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    Where can I buy a new stem?
    I found a freehand that I like on ebay but don't like the stem on it.
     


  2. RodneyWT1180B

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    I think PIMO sells individual stems, Vermont-freehand may be another source. Make sure you know the diameter of your existing stem. They're not all created equal. If you're not set up to turn your new stem to fit the pipe you may want to consider sending it out to one of the pipe repair guys to get a new stem made.
    Rodney
     
  3. DogTalker

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    PME sells new stems. Or J.H.Lowe (Tim West) sells and/or installs new stems. He can bend it also if you don't want to tty that.
     
  4. Riff Raff

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    Try Floyd at Norwood pipes. He has one of my Upshalls for a Cumberland re-stem.
     
  5. Smarty Jones

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    Tim West
    1588 Grayling Court
    Columbus, OH 43235
    (614) 761-3465
    www.jhlowe.com

    He'll find one or make one.
     
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  6. Riff Raff

    Riff Raff Active Member

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    Floyd rec'd my pipe this morning in the mail, called me at noon to tell me the new stem has been completed. Wow. I should have it early next week. He also made the original stem work as well (it's a silver-spigot miltary stemmed pipe), so now I have two stems for this pipe.
     
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  7. DogTalker

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    Sounds like a Pete! What was wrong with the original stem?
     
  8. Riff Raff

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    Nothing it is mint but I thought a Cumberland stem would really be nice (and it was acrylic, not my favorite). I'll post some pix when it arrives. Floyd did some Cumberland stems for a friends Dunhills and they looked so go, I had to give it a shot.
     
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  9. BradNTX

    BradNTX Well-Known Member

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    Walker Briar Works has a great selection of Forever stems in all kinds of shapes, colors and sizes.
     
  10. mrpipster

    mrpipster Active Member

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    Thanks for the tips folks.
     
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