It really depends on the seal. This will determine whether or not it will hold in the humidity.
I've never used a cigar box as a humidor but others have.
Here's a thread you may find helpful: http://www.clubstogie.com/vb/showthread.php?t=26504&highlight=cigar+box
Here's 104 tips and "inspirations" for ya:
I'm just too lazy to take a picture of mine tonight. It's full of beads, boxes, trays, a hygro. and cigars, and it serves the purpose.
Filler-up and enjoy!
I have used dry boxing for awhile now. I put several cigars in a small travel humidor, with 60% beads, for at least 3-4 days.
Here's a few threads that discuss this if you want to check them out:
...especially the same question.
elderboy '02...I saw that you asked the same question back in June and you got some good answers.
http://www.clubstogie.com/vb/showthread.php?t=165244&highlight=tubes...same title too. :confused:
FYI...I keep 'em in the tubes and they are fine. ;)
I have one of these:
and two of these:
http://heartfeltindustries.com/products.asp?cat=10 ( the rectangular adjustable one).
I am please with both and the vendors are members here at CS.
You shouldn't need a fan for that size.
Once you get all those things and some cigars, you'll be all set. Then you can start thinking about your next humidor/coolidor purchase! :)
Welcome to Club Stogie!
Reminder: Don't mix the flavoreds with the nonflavoreds.
I'm heading down to my place in Palm Coast at the end of the month for 2 weeks. Any good cigar/tobacco shops in the area? I've read there are some places in St. Augustine...not sure where.
I'll definitely be smoking a few at the pier in Flagler! :tu