Cooler-dor 101

Discussion in 'Humidor Forum' started by emodx, Jun 10, 2005.

  1. Gonz

    Gonz Ultra Runner

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    It's all about perspective. Potentially your collection could grow, and you can have thousands of dollars worth of cigars in your coolidor. So spending $20-$30 on beads in my opinion is more than worth it!
     
  2. Mr_Wolf

    Mr_Wolf He's watching.............

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    I spent the money on an Oasis, then bought some of the beads. The Oasis is now gathering dust on a shelf.

    Spring for the beads.
     
  3. BobbyRitz

    BobbyRitz You're Fired, Daddy.

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    Solid advice... :thumbs:
     
  4. IanHummel

    IanHummel New Member

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    What's the hose for?
     
  5. mr.mac

    mr.mac New Member

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    I'm not sure that is a hose. Looks more like a plastic strap for the lid.

    mac
     
  6. morcerf

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  7. AdriftPanda

    AdriftPanda New Member

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    Hey just wondering why you guys put the extra loose sticks in a zip lock... do you just zip up the bag or just put them in the bag? Thanks
     
  8. DirtyDave

    DirtyDave Newbie Dirtball

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    In the pic, the bags look open (at least to me). They might be in there because they want to keep these separate and don't have an empty box to put them in. That's usually the reason I will have loose cigars in bags in my humidor, and I keep them open when I do that.

    Hope this helps!
     
  9. Rod

    Rod Administrator Staff Member

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    Zip Lock bags are a great way to organize cigars in a coolidor. I always leave the bags unzipped so that humidity can properly pass through to the cigars.
     
  10. MrAnderson41

    MrAnderson41 Cool Story 'Bro!

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    Out of curiosity how do coolidors do in the summer time as far as regulating temperature? I've got my little desktop in the basement to keep the temperature down but I am contemplating building a coolidor but only if I can keep it upstairs. I would think it has to do a better job of keeping a constant temperature due to the insulation, but I wanted to get your guys thoughts.

    TIA.
     
  11. DirtyDave

    DirtyDave Newbie Dirtball

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    I find that with mine it depends. It helps protect against sudden changes, but if the temp in the room gets hotter, the temp in the coolidor will rise too, just at a slightly slower pace.

    Hope this helps.
     
  12. emoshun

    emoshun SoCal Herfin'

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    I'm already building my coolidor!

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    Updated pic.

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  13. Smok'em

    Smok'em Member

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    My simple version of a cooledor. Has worked very well.

    http://s578.photobucket.com/albums/ss223/smokem1313/Cooledor/
     
  14. thecatch83

    thecatch83 That is all..........

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    I'm starting to realize that building a cooledor and using heartfelt beads is really the only way to go.........
     
  15. Tillers

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    Yea, I think you're right. A month in and I've out grown the tiny humidor I just bought.

    That's pretty slick. Did you make all those shelves yourself or buy them pre-cut like that?
     
  16. emoshun

    emoshun SoCal Herfin'

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    My Father in Law made them for me out of a single plank of Spanish Cedar, all of $25 for these bad boys.

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  17. Pugman1943

    Pugman1943 Well-Known Member

    Very nice, I appreciated seeing it.
     
  18. thecatch83

    thecatch83 That is all..........

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    Those cedar racks look fantastic emo!
     
  19. emoshun

    emoshun SoCal Herfin'

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    Thanks man, I need two more to complete the top two racks as we ran out of wood before it was all full.

    Or I can just take the top rack, and put it one lower to make it complete and just use that extra space to stack boxes.

    I need to post an updated pic of my cooler. :)
     
  20. garryyjr

    garryyjr New Member

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    What size cooler are you guys using? Im not sure how many cigars i will put in there.. But if i run into the same problem i am with my humi (out of room) I should go with the 120-150 qt size.

    I'm just looking at walmart right now, 80-90 bucks for they biggest they have.
     

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