How to Use Obsidian Oil

We all love our vulcanite stems. They're softer than acrylic and just feel more natural in the jaw, but they do have a tendency to build stubborn oxidation over time. There are several ways to combat this, one of which is by using obsidian oil regularly in your rotation. Here's how:

As always, a special thanks to Pete for another great video.

Have any tricks for caring for your vulcanite stems? Feel free to share your story with us in the comment section below!

Comments

    • Chuck chiasson on May 6, 2015
    • Excellent good good good good good good good good good good

    • archdruid on December 26, 2015
    • I have been using this for several years now and find that it works well. This and the rubber pipe bits SP carries are the best life insurance for my pipes.

    • Joseph on July 31, 2017
    • Trying to detect the unspoken - Should Obsidian Oil NOT be used on acrylic stems? thanks

    • Rocky FrancisRocky could use a nother on December 9, 2018
    • I could use another bit for my Savinelli Sherwood fell prey to being sat on while in the pocket of my coat, woops chilvery is not dead but my pipe is.

    • Tim on July 19, 2023
    • Is there anywhere we can still watch this video?

    • Tim on July 19, 2023
    • Is there anywhere we can still watch this video?

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