How humid do you like your sticks?

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How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by bilder » Tue May 26, 2015 4:59 pm

The standard is 72% humidity. While I store mine around this level, I have found that I prefer to smoke a cigar after it has had a chance to sit out in the ambient humidity for a few hours. Around here that averages 65% give or take. Too much humidity and I have found that the cigar will swell while smoking and make for a harder draw.

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Re: How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by Jocose » Tue May 26, 2015 5:03 pm

%69 for me.

I used to do %72 but found it was a little too moist for my two favorite sticks.

I agree on letting them sit a bit outside the humi before smoking.
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Re: How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by coco » Tue May 26, 2015 5:05 pm

Why don't we take humidity in pipe tobacco as seriously as with cigars?
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Re: How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by Jocose » Tue May 26, 2015 5:08 pm

coco wrote:Why don't we take humidity in pipe tobacco as seriously as with cigars?
Well, it's not as important with PT as it is with cigars..
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Re: How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by gravel » Tue May 26, 2015 5:23 pm

65-68%. No need to dry box sticks at that level.

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Re: How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by MrPiper » Tue May 26, 2015 8:02 pm

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Re: How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by hugodrax » Tue May 26, 2015 10:19 pm

gravel wrote:65-68%. No need to dry box sticks at that level.
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Re: How humid do you like your sticks?

Post by canuck » Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:54 pm

69 for me

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