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PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 5:53 pm 
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I finally figured out the best way to keep a humidor at 70% relative humidity...fill 'er up!

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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2008 11:38 am 
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Nice photo.

Is their anyway to make pictures a little larger?


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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:04 pm 
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Duck wrote:
Nice photo.

Is their anyway to make pictures a little larger?
You can right-click on it and choose "view image" from the popup menu (at least, I can on my Mac, but I'm sure Windows does something similar). That photo was taken with my Centro, so it's not as large or hi-res as a real digital camera photo would be.

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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Sun Oct 26, 2008 11:01 pm 
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A very nice selection (brands, ring gauges) and a nice looking humidor that looks like it gives a good seal.

*sigh*

One of the things I miss on occasion, a good cigar.

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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Sun Aug 16, 2009 6:54 pm 
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Enjoying a Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur at the moment, purchased (most affordably) as part of a "grab bag". A very nice cigar. I've paired it with a dry martini, but can't help but think that it'd go much better with a good single malt Scotch. I'll have to try that next time.

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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 6:04 pm 
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OK, my humidor just plain sucks. I've tried various humidification devices, and can't keep it above 60%. Any recommendations?

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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 1:37 pm 
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Maybe dampen the ceder with clean rag, let sit for a day or so without cigars, check humidity and then add cigars. For the most part it is hit and miss with desk tops.
Topsider wrote:
OK, my humidor just plain sucks. I've tried various humidification devices, and can't keep it above 60%. Any recommendations?


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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:27 pm 
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I use a hunk of damp sponge

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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 6:04 pm 
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continuing my father's pactice, I use a piece of apple, though it's not a perfect soluion.


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 Post subject: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:41 pm 
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The thing is probably a bit drafty. Your best bet is to get a humidification device that is way oversized. I have a humidor I keep in my office which is a cheapy. I use a home made humidifier made from oasis foam in a plastic box the size of a brick. Most folks today seem to like the beads - a bowl of beads should work well too. To give it a test, set a bowl of water in the humidor and see if it holds humidity. If it doesnt then its probably hopeless.


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 Post subject: Re: Humidors
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Happy Flag Day! :)

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 Post subject: Re: Re:Humidors
PostPosted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:06 am 
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Topsider wrote:
OK, my humidor just plain sucks. I've tried various humidification devices, and can't keep it above 60%. Any recommendations?

This is a very late response, obviously, but I have been using the Boveda 75 packs and like them, whether in Rubbermaid servin'saver or wood humidor.


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