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Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:05 am

mrpipster wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:21 am
Speaking of repairing cobs I got a square shank cob with a loose square stem. Any ideas on how to fix that problem?
Are you talking about the shank - the wooden piece that goes into the bowl or the bit - the part that goes into your mouth?

The shank can be reglued. The bit might need a stripe of fingernail polish to make it a little thicker. If the cob has been sitting for a while, I say apply a little beeswax and smoke it a few times.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:34 am

Fr_Tom wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:05 am
mrpipster wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:21 am
Speaking of repairing cobs I got a square shank cob with a loose square stem. Any ideas on how to fix that problem?
Are you talking about the shank - the wooden piece that goes into the bowl or the bit - the part that goes into your mouth?

The shank can be reglued. The bit might need a stripe of fingernail polish to make it a little thicker. If the cob has been sitting for a while, I say apply a little beeswax and smoke it a few times.
I agree. Just put a little clear nail polish on the tenon to build it up and let it dry. That should fix it.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:47 am

Its just the stem thats loose though. The shank is fine.
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Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:49 am

Ok. Clear nail polish it is then. Thanks folks.
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