broken pipe...

Discussion in 'Show Your Piece' started by bowser, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. bowser

    bowser Member

    So last night I broke my glass pipe, which is ,curently, my only pipe. Long story shot it fell off a bed onto cement. It is a horse shoe pipe and the break is a clean one, right were it begins to curve up. I I was thinking of trying to super glue it back together. I know the flame shouldn't be able to touch the glue, but I dont think that's gonna be a problem. so I was wondering if anyone here has succesfully fixed a broken glass pipe and went on to smoke with it?
  2. skierdood

    skierdood Space For Rent

    A picture would help alot if possible. I have a friend who broke the first inch off of his bowl that was about 6 inches long. He used some special glue made for glass which worked for a time with no ill effects but eventually it broke again. I think the constant heating and cooling might have weakened the glue. But anyways after that he took a sturdy peice of rubber hose about an inch long placed half of the hose in the bowl placed a little more glass glue on the broken part and then slipped the smaller broken piece over the other end of the hose making a joint to hold it together. Its still working to this day.

    As long as the glue is a good distance from any heat that could produce glue vapors it is definitely possible.

    If this is confusing as to how he did it I can try to explain more clearly.
  3. Why not just buy a new one? They're not very expensive.
  4. skierdood

    skierdood Space For Rent

    Sentimental value of a good pipe you've had for a long time can outweigh just buying a new one.
  5. bowser

    bowser Member

    Yea, its it was actually my first pipe that I got when I was 17. I had to have my older friend( who was 19 and my firt real hookup at the time) go buy it for me. good times...
  6. guru00101

    guru00101 Member

    i've fixed many of my pipes that broke. as long as the glue isn't on the bowl or in a postion for direct heat (like the bowl), you'll be just fine. i used plain ol' super glue, nothing fancy and was smoking my old piece in about two hours after it dried.

  7. ganjabomber

    ganjabomber Senior Member

    try to get the peices just like they were before syran wrap them together then ductape thats how i fixed my bong

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