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Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 06-01-2011, 12:51 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Buy a cooler that seals well (coleman, rubbermaid or the marine coolers)
wash out cooler with soap & water and allow to dry, if it smells like plastic, repeat or leave out in the sun w/ the lid off...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 03-01-2011, 08:10 AM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Chances are that if you bought the humidor from Thompsons, despite all their other faults, it is most likely spanish cedar lined.

Here's a photo of what the grain of SC looks like...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 03-01-2011, 12:01 AM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Which is it? Wood or wood glue?

If it's a cedar wood type smell, then it's fine. If it's a chemical glue type smell, that's not good and you should probably move your cigars to a tupperware...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 07-02-2010, 03:47 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

:tu
Just looked up the Cordoba (http://www.cigarsinternational.com/proddisp.asp?item=M-HUM200IN&stext=cordoba), nice looking humidor, with a simple, reliable, proven design.
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 07-01-2010, 11:25 AM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

So many ones out there to pick from, you need to find one that fits the space on top of the wine fridge, your needs, your budget and your personality. I would start with Mark's site or CI for mass...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 07-01-2010, 10:52 AM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

I meant get something like a 150 count humidor and set it on top of the fridge, not in the top section.
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 07-01-2010, 10:38 AM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Welcome to CA & cigars!

Yeah, Havana Foot Lockers and Treasure Domes are bigger than they look in the pictures.

Another option for you is to get a smaller humidor for on top of your wine fridge...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 06-30-2010, 04:57 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

If you're planning on storing a lot of boxes, especially long term, that's a good humidor. They usually seal very well and being rather deep, they can stack boxes well. Depending on your box sizes,...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 06-30-2010, 01:04 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Most of the analog hygrometers sold for cigar use are not good quality. There are a few exceptions though.

Don Salvatore, Xikar and Hygro-Set all market good adjustable digital hygrometers. (CI /...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 06-30-2010, 12:52 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Yeah, buy a 500 or 600 count humidor.:D




I'm actually kind of serious. A lot of the 250-300 count humidors really aren't going to hold that many cigars unless the cigars are smaller vitolas...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 06-30-2010, 12:13 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

If you're definitely planning on increasing your stash of cigars within the next few months, you might as well just get the larger humidor now as this will give it time to settle in and you'll have...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 06-22-2010, 07:43 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Typically, you can't disconnect just the freezer portion on those little units as they only have one set of evaporator coils, usually comprising the floor or floor and side(s) of the freezer and the...
Forum: Accessory Discussion / Reviews 06-22-2010, 07:34 PM
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Posted By T.G
Re: A Basic Humidor Buying Guide

Simple.

Steps
1) Defrost and clean thoroughly.
2) Plug back in and allow to cool down.
3) Fill with beer.
4) Take cold beer from fridge, open it, drink it while smoking a cigar and searching...
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