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HI all



I bought a shisha pipe while on holiday in Istanbul, I cannot find any information about it other then I am missing the downstem.



I have contacted a number of companies but they cannot assist as the unit was not bought from them, I have included some pics and I hope someone here can assist me , i have the dimensions as well if required.


Please have a look and let me know if you have any ideas.



My stem is a 3 piece unit , with the top section being split into 2 and the bottom stem attaches to the bottom. I also have a screw in base and a screw in bowl. If I want to replace the bowl it has to be a lebanese bowl .



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From the look I bet a mya downstem would work well hopefully I'm not wrong but I feel pretty good about it. Try contacting mya Saray tO see if the downstem would fit

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excellent , will try them , the stem is a 15mm stem, I have a 12mm stem and know its too small

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Hope all goes well :)

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The base looks almost certainly to be a Mya base:
http://www.myasaray.com/store/item.asp?ITEM_ID=901&DEPARTMENT_ID=36

I knew I had seen that stem though, and from what I can tell its an Inhale Hookah stem. The purge valve and the similarity to Mya's gave it away.

http://www.chinahookah.com/Hookah-YA-Art-YA6510-1780.html

That is the stem I am almost certain it is. I don't know that company, never heard of 'em, so I wouldn't suggest shopping there. I don't really know what vendors do sell Inhale stuff, as its not something I have ever shopped for :P Someone else should know where to find a replacement downstem for it now though that you know what kind it is.

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Thanks, and here I thought I was getting a really decent unit , ahhh well it looks very nice , I am sure it would smoke good as well with minor mods.

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[quote name='shaheenk' timestamp='1305295279' post='509370']
Thanks, and here I thought I was getting a really decent unit , ahhh well it looks very nice , I am sure it would smoke good as well with minor mods.
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I think it looks amazing, I love that open style. I've even been considering an Inhale or Sahara Smoke one just to get that type of style :P But the base is a Mya from what I can tell, so your good there. I have never smoked off an Inhale, so i don't know how well they work. But it should at least smoke decently, as long as there are no air leaks. And if there are its fairly easy to fix ;)

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[quote name='EvansLight' timestamp='1305305771' post='509395']
[quote name='shaheenk' timestamp='1305295279' post='509370']
Thanks, and here I thought I was getting a really decent unit , ahhh well it looks very nice , I am sure it would smoke good as well with minor mods.
[/quote]

I think it looks amazing, I love that open style. I've even been considering an Inhale or Sahara Smoke one just to get that type of style :P But the base is a Mya from what I can tell, so your good there. I have never smoked off an Inhale, so i don't know how well they work. But it should at least smoke decently, as long as there are no air leaks. And if there are its fairly easy to fix ;)
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Thanks for the info , I have opened the bits up and the workmanship is not too bad, the threads are well made, the welds are fairly good and I cannot see the stem having too many welds inside.



the base is really steady and is a screw in, what I did to improve it was some thread tape on all the threads, better O rings and checked that there are no airleaks now .



I found a downstem from one of the online stores and will feedback on how well it smokes once I have this.



I will open another topic about my favourite flavours and ask about some new ones.

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[quote name='shaheenk' timestamp='1305307063' post='509398']
[quote name='EvansLight' timestamp='1305305771' post='509395']
[quote name='shaheenk' timestamp='1305295279' post='509370']
Thanks, and here I thought I was getting a really decent unit , ahhh well it looks very nice , I am sure it would smoke good as well with minor mods.
[/quote]

I think it looks amazing, I love that open style. I've even been considering an Inhale or Sahara Smoke one just to get that type of style :P But the base is a Mya from what I can tell, so your good there. I have never smoked off an Inhale, so i don't know how well they work. But it should at least smoke decently, as long as there are no air leaks. And if there are its fairly easy to fix ;)
[/quote]

Thanks for the info , I have opened the bits up and the workmanship is not too bad, the threads are well made, the welds are fairly good and I cannot see the stem having too many welds inside.



the base is really steady and is a screw in, what I did to improve it was some thread tape on all the threads, better O rings and checked that there are no airleaks now .



I found a downstem from one of the online stores and will feedback on how well it smokes once I have this.



I will open another topic about my favourite flavours and ask about some new ones.
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Quick note I was wrong about the base. I got to looking at it closer and the design doesn't match with Mya. Its an Inhale one I think. But still it looks solid, and as you said the stem looks good. I say its a good looking hookah, and if it smokes great, then your good to go ;)

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Hey Guys



Thanks to everyone for their help on this. I managed to find a downstem from MYA which fits perfectly . I wanna thank everyone for their input.



The downstem arrived this afternoon but was a bit long. Nothng that a dremel could not sort out .


I fitted it and lit it up , I must say it smokes very well, good suction, good smoke and nice thinck flavour, i am still burning the pipe in as with any pipe it still has that new taste which will burn out as time goes on.



I recommend it if you want a stunning looking pipe that works well.

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