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Broken Churchwarden Tenon Help

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  1. jtaggie320

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    This happened so long ago I honestly forgot how I managed this, but as you can see the tenon has broken off of the stem. I think it may have been broken during a move due to careless packing on my part (I should have just removed the stem). Neither here nor there, any suggestions on what to do with this? I tried to lightly glue it but it didn't last long. I've seen some replacement churchwarden stems online but don't know if a "one size fits all" is the best idea. Any suggestions? I don't want to spend too much on it considering it's a cheaper pipe (I think I bought it for around $40).

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    Ooook, I guess no more Photobucket. But you get the idea, the tenon is broken off of the stem. Pretty clean break, just looking for suggestions.

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    Could always send it somewhere like Walker Briar repair to have another tenon put on it.

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    I could, I guess I was hoping for a little cheaper and quicker alternative since the pipe was relatively inexpensive. It's been broken for a few years now because I hadn't bothered to mess with it. Just pulled it off the shelf the other day and figured I'd ask on here to see if I could get some suggestions.

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    I've not had luck in trying to glue, either super glue or expoxy, but perhaps others have.

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    I could, I guess I was hoping for a little cheaper and quicker alternative since the pipe was relatively inexpensive. It's been broken for a few years now because I hadn't bothered to mess with it. Just pulled it off the shelf the other day and figured I'd ask on here to see if I could get some suggestions.

    The absolute cheapest & easiest way to return the pipe to service would be by cutting a new tenon on the broken end of the old stem. It would no longer be level at the shank/stem joint, but it would smoke fine.

    Removing the broken tenon and cutting a new one require specialized tools though, that nobody you know is likely to have.

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    I know a guy who knows a guy....

    The cheapest, though, is duct tape or a compression band. (No one mentioned aesthetics!)

    Posted 1 year ago #

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