I've used Mark Bulgier's idea to take a stuck seatpost out but haven't tried
it on a stem yet.
> Back in the shop days I had a stem that none of the above solutions would
> work for. I cut the stem off, hack sawed it into two pieces and it still
> would not come out! I took the fork to a machine shop and had to have them
> machine the stem form the fork. The results were very satisfactory. Given
> the toxic and corrosive powers of the customers sweat I would hate to be his
> Rick "Spending time in the Wasatch now" Bakke