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How To Buy a Cigar Travel Humidor

Watch more Cigars 101 videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Before going on a trip, keep your cigars fresh with a small homemade or commercial travel humidor. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Buy an airtight sealed plastic food container Buy an airtight sealed plastic food container if you decide to make your own cigar travel humidor for a day trip. Step 2: Place 3-5 cigars in a plastic sandwich bag Place three to five cigars in a plastic sandwich bag. Place a small damp paper towel in the bag, seal the bag, and put the cigars in the food container. Tip Individual good cigars sold in a tube or "tubo" are usually properly humidified and won't require a travel humidor. Step 3: Shop for a travel humidor at a tobacconist Shop for a travel humidor at a tobacconist if you're a frequent traveler. It should fit your preferred cigar size and shape, and withstand repeated opening and closing. Tip Check that the travel humidor comes with a humidifier device. Step 4: Season your travel humidor Season your travel humidor. Soak the humidifier in distilled water, place it in the humidor, and close it. Tip If you buy a leather travel humidor, make sure that it's lined so your cigars won't have a leathery taste. Step 5: Buy a hygrometer to measure humidor temperature Buy a hygrometer to monitor the humidor's temperature on longer trips. The recommended humidor interior temperature is 70 percent humidity and 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Did You Know? Fidel Castro believed that the CIA was trying to assassinate him by getting him to smoke an exploding cigar.
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