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Old December 25th, 2009, 09:30 PM
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Default Troubles when taking apart my hookah

I have a mya gelato and a big problem i run into, occurs when taking it apart. The stem sits on top of the bowl stuck very tightly and when i have to pop it off to clean it, i pull hard resulting in the down stem hitting the glass. I cracked mine because of this. Any easy way to pop it off safely and efficiently? this information would be very helpful! really dont wanna break anymore vases.
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Old December 25th, 2009, 09:58 PM
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Default Re: Troubles when taking apart my hookah

Try twisting and wiggling a bit more gently. You gotta remember that your hookah is fragile. If there's no way to get it out without manhandling it, you may want to find a smaller grommet, or sand your grommet down a bit so it doesn't fit so tight.
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Old December 26th, 2009, 10:40 AM
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Default Re: Troubles when taking apart my hookah

Expandable silicone grommets will solve a good deal of issues like this. They adapt nicely to most sized stems and can be stacked for almost any base. They offer a great seal but the pressure needed is less than other grommets so that it is a bad idea to pick up the hookah by the stem when it's full and assembled.
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Old December 26th, 2009, 02:17 PM
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It's always a bad idea to do that anyway, unless you have a screw on.
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Old December 26th, 2009, 11:08 PM
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Default Re: Troubles when taking apart my hookah

Lube the grommet with Vegetable oil lightly before assembly
Sand the grommet down a bit
Wiggle and rotate the stem upon removal from the vase but do it gently
replace grommet with a silicone grommet
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