this is great! cool to see all the different cigars that sound like veritable smoke stacks! about how much do these run in terms of $?
And are most of these medium to full bodied? I still havent even tried anything more than a "mild" cigar, but i'm not super crazy about them, so maybe I...
I ordered some tubes; should I leave them in the tubes or put them in the floral foam humidifier that originally came w/ my humidor? Im tempted to do the floral foam replacement for looks, but also hear that more surface area, ie. tubes, is ideal.
I ordered my first beads and they should have showed up at my house today. I also ordered the tubes. Thanks for the tip about the stockings; may have to check that out.
Feel kinda weird just buying stockings at a walgreens though haha!
Just curious, can a well maintained humidor revive really old cigars? Whats the point of no return for an old/dried out cigar?
And maybe for kicks, whats the oldest cigar you personally have made smokable again?
Thanks everybody, I'm gonna order a tube of hearfelt 65% beads and a digital hygrometer right now.
Also on a side note, how "far gone" of a cigar can a good humidor ressurect? At what point is there just no hope for a cigar?
Thanks for the responses everyone. Any recommendations regarding what to do w/ my 18 cigars in the meantime? They're sealed but there must be something better than just leaving them in a drawer until my humidor is ready.
Maybe do a "tupperdor" until the humidor is ready? And should I really...
So I just recieved my first humidor (20 ct). The humidifier element it came with is one of those generic black ones (w/ I believe "floral" foam inside).
I'm taking steps to "season" the humidor. Have wiped it down inside w/ sponge and distilled water, and left sponge in overnight. Repeat...