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Old 12-16-2008, 09:31 AM   #1
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Can you use this kind of cool to turn into a humi?

I have one laying around the house and I need some thing for untill the holidays are over.

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Old 12-16-2008, 09:57 AM   #2
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Why not?
My overflow-ador is the same size, but the lid lifts right off.
As long as it holds the RH in, go for it!
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Short term, probably okay.

However, if you look closely, the top is not insulated and does not seal well at all.

It is basically a lunch box with insulated sides and bottom.
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Old 12-16-2008, 04:44 PM   #4
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I've used them for travel and for short term...
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Old 12-16-2008, 06:25 PM   #5
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I actually used one of these, albeit the older version, some years ago to hold quite a few cigars. Put cedar insert sheets in and used a foam block with 50/50 pg & H2O. It kept a constant 70% with nary a fluctuation!
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Old 12-16-2008, 10:36 PM   #6
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As they say in old folks homes, 'DEPENDS'!
If you are in a very dry environment, it is unlikely the weak seal on that coolerdor will help much. Any container with a 'good seal', ie burpable tupperware containers, tend to work quite well for short trips. Also, the burpable containers are better shaped for storage.
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:28 AM   #7
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Wouldn't a large tupperware container work better....?
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Old 12-19-2008, 05:23 AM   #8
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Wouldn't a large tupperware container work better....?
I agree with mannish on this one. I agree with all that have metioned a poor seal on this particular cooler......
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Old 12-21-2008, 10:15 AM   #9
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I have a similar sized cooler that has a hinged, flat lid that seals very well. I used it for travel only before I got serious and bought one small and one large Sherman traveldors. I agree with previous comments....avoid the one you mentioned and buy a conventional cooler with an airtight lid if you need some temporary space.
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