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Beware These Signs When Buying a Humidor

  The humidor market is vast, and your choices are extensive–even to a fault. There are a lot of options out there, which is great for finding what you want and what’s right for your cigar collection. But without a careful eye and an understanding of what makes a quality...

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Are Humidors From Amazon Any Good?

  Ordering from Amazon can feel like the ideal online experience, especially when it comes to products like cigar and humidor accessories. Convenience, affordability, fast and reliable shipping, pages of options to choose from. And there are options: find everything from accessory standards like torch lighters and cigar cutters to...

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How Much Should A Humidor Cost?

The type of humidor you buy will differentiate the price. And the biggest difference in type is related to either size or material. For example, larger humidors generally carry a steeper price tag than small humidors or travel humidors. For material, wood humidors are often more expensive (and more effective)...

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How to Shop Humidors on Amazon

Buying a humidor is one of the best first steps you can take as someone new to cigar collecting. By purchasing a humidor, not only do you get the most from the cigars you buy, but humidor ownership also represents your willingness to learn more about the culture of cigars...

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How to Make a Humidor

Cigar appreciation doesn’t tend to be many aficionados’ only hobby. Some are quite handy and have a number of other activities they enjoy. When they’re able to blend those hobbies—all the better.  If you’re the type who likes to make things yourself, you may have it in your mind to...

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The Types of Wood Used to Make Humidors

An investment in a humidor can represent how much we value our cigar collections. And that’s because the quality of the humidor determines how well our cigar collections hold up over time--both short and long term.  Without a high-quality humidor, cigars are at risk to the effects of humidity in...

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How Exactly Does a Humidor Work?

Humidors are an important tool for any cigar enthusiast, and some would argue owning one is a requirement, not a recommendation. Humidors allow us to invest in a collection of high quality cigars without risking their deterioration due to a poor environment.   We tend to take a lot for...

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How Much Money Should You Spend on a Humidor?

Once you’ve entered the world of cigar appreciation, you’ve no doubt also started to explore the many features that go along with it. Things like cutters and high-quality torch lighters add to the ceremony of a good smoke, but none more so than a proper humidor. You probably know by...

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What Exactly Is a Humidor?

Even if you’re new to the world of cigars, you’ve probably heard of—or had other cigar enthusiasts mention to you—a humidor. But what is it?  Like any hobby, cigar appreciation is simple on the surface, but once you start to appreciate the finer elements of it, you’ll find there’s more...

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