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If you want to de-oxidize your stems, it is quite easy. Just soak in a solution of Oxy Clean for a few hours then polish with 1k or 1.5k wet dry sand paper. If you want to go the extra mile continue with a polishing wheel and white paste then wax. Just a thought.A blend of Sir Walter Raleigh and my mystery chocolate-maple blend in a Savinelli sandblasted "Long John" model (well, that's what the box says!):
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Since it has a box and a satin-like slip with it, I suppose I must have bought it at a store, Tinder Box or maybe an independent place. The shank is a good 4 inches long. The stem, like that of my other Savinelli, the billiard, is badly oxidized -- it looks almost green in sunlight. It smokes well, though my mix did get a little warm after 25 minutes.