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Old 06-19-2008, 01:12 PM   #11
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My humidor holds over 200 and I try to keep it full all the time, I buy mostly from : http://www.thompsoncigar.com/default.aspx

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Old 06-19-2008, 01:50 PM   #12
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I've bought a lot of smokes from Thompson. Good selection, prices seem good, never had a complaint. I need to place an order this afternoon, actually.

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Old 06-19-2008, 01:55 PM   #13
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I am in there cigar club and they send me my cigars every month

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Old 06-19-2008, 02:10 PM   #14
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I am in there cigar club and they send me my cigars every month
my mom did that for me one year, it was pretty exciting...

also, a friend of mine love freebies and he would scout out free cigar offers all the time, i've gotten a few Monte Cristo cigars for free that way...
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Old 06-19-2008, 02:34 PM   #15
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Very cool, I need to get a new camera so I can post some picture of my setup. All my boxes are from Thompson, I've got a 200, 150 and a 50 from them. I also have a very old one that's a hand me down from my grandpa, not very good, but it's got a great season in it.

I need to drop some loots on digital hydrometers. I'm going out after work to pick up about another 100-150 smokes for my collection!!! This damn thing just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Please, anyone of you that ever come through DC, LET ME KNOW!!

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Old 06-19-2008, 03:06 PM   #16
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I'm going to try these Thompson Wonder Gel things.



Couple of them, plus a bottle of the solution, plus the digital hygrometer for $28.

Unless these's a better option out there..

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Old 06-19-2008, 03:19 PM   #17
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My boss has been using hydration pellets from home depot for years, and thats what he's recommened to me. They are the same thing as you buy in a cigar shop, only under a differnent label and a helluva lot cheaper. I don't remember what company makes the ones I've got but just go to HD and you can get a big bottle that will last you years for what you'd pay for a small one in a cigar shop

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Hmmm... where would you buy those at Depot? What department?

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I'm going to try these Thompson Wonder Gel things.



Couple of them, plus a bottle of the solution, plus the digital hygrometer for $28.

Unless these's a better option out there..
the propylene gel is good for keeping cigars that you are going to smoke within a few weeks time frame fresh, however if you are going to "season" your cigars and plan on keeping them in the humidor for a while, then just use distilled water...

the gel gives your cigars a "chemical" taste to them.. at least that was my observation.
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Hmmm... where would you buy those at Depot? What department?
Gardening, you use them in soil to retain water. Say you were going out of town for a week or 2 and you don't want you plant's to die. Mix them into the soil and water once. I have mine in empty plastic cigar tubes, I poked a few holes thru the top and added a little water. It's been a month and they are still holding my boxes at 70-72% with no problem. Like I said, they are the same pellets you buy from a cigar shop, only super cheap
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