Vote for boveda here too. I'd get rid of the foam, xikar puck and use 2 $4 sized packs that should last 6+ months. Write the dates on the packs when you put them in, and if they don't last at least 4 months, the humidor likely has a leak.
Congrats! The first buy is always an exciting one!
Purely aesthetically speaking though - is it just me or are ISOMs really not as pretty as non-CCs? I don't say this to be disrespectful to OP, but because I personally notice this everytime I look at my (small but nonetheless) CC collection...
I've seen this in person at IPCPR and it's beautiful. It's the exact one I wanted for myself but didn't have the means then. My favorite part was the drawer slides that feel really smooth and high quality. Less favorite was the hardware on the front just because it isn't my style but that's an...
Thanks everyone for the recommendations!! Being busy with the move kept me away from this thread for a bit. But I'm excited to check out the places you guys mentioned.
I'll definitely put it on my calendar to contact you in a few months. I've been a lurker long enough to know how special the...
Yup, making my move from Texas all the way to northern New Jersey this month. Found a nice place in West Orange for now and I'll be bringing my car.
Any tips, tricks or advice on living, sightseeing and traveling around there?
Here's a couple of my favorites under $6:
Joya Red Robusto
Fuente 858 Mad
Oliva Serie O Robusto Nat & Mad
AJ Fernandez Last Call
DE Nica Rustica Short Robusto
Esteban Carreras 211
EC ChupaCabra Corona Maduro
La Aroma de Cuba New Blend
RoMa Intemperance BA & EC
CAO Gold &...
I purge mine differently. I hold the lighter upside down and purge out the air while the gas stays at the bottom of the tank. Keep lighter upside down and fill with butane and repeat the process till the whole thing fills.
But more importantly, if you don't see a spark, that's a totally...