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Airhall50 wrote at 2012-11-15 02:13:42
Hi Jay.  After researching the pros and cons of passive vs. active humidification systems, I have found that passive systems are better for humidor sizes in the small cabinet to desktop range.  The active systems could jeopardize the humidity content by injecting too much particles of moisture making your precious cigars soggy.  Rather, use Boveda packets or Xikar humdification for a sound humidification system. Also, ventilate your humidor once every three months by opening the lid for and hour per time.  Rotate your cigars every three months to ensure all of the cigars receive even exposure to humidity.  


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Bill Finck Jr.

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I'm a fourth generation cigar maker and have spent 25+ years operating our factory as well as a mail order cigar company. I belong to cigar manufacturers associations as well as retail cigar associations so I'm usually up to date with current events relating to cigars. I've smoked the majority of brands on the market and would be happy to share my opinions of them with you. Since I live in the U.S. I have very little experience with Cuban cigars, but other than that I know a least a little bit about almost every brand of cigars on the market.

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In addition to growing up in and now managing our cigar factory for 25+ years, I've spent time in many factories in Honduras, Nicaragua, The Dominican Republic and Mexico. BR>
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Cigar Association of America, Retail Tobacco Dealers Association

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BS Texas A&M University

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