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Old 01-07-2011, 09:18 AM   #1
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And yet another newbie storage question.

Sorry to be so inexperienced but I need to ask. I have purchased several sample packs. In a couple of the recent packs I received some cigars that were not in celophane sleeves. How do I store these in the humidor. Should I order some empty tubes or just lay them out? That brings up another question. If they can be stored "naked", should I remove the celophane from all of my cigars? Would also like some input on tubed cigars. In the tube, out, cap on, or cap off. Appreciate the patience.
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Naked is just fine, so is cello: it's a personal preference thing. My approach is simple: if it comes with cello, leave the cello on. If it comes naked, leave it naked.

I leave the caps on my tubed cigars because I'm in the "oxygen is not your cigars' friend" camp.

Opinions vary. Those are mine.
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My opinions mirror Mad Dawg's.

Why create extra work by removing/adding cello?

Relax, keep cigars in stable environment, all will be well.
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Less is more with cigars (and most other things) so relax and just enjoy. Trial and error will be your best teacher.
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What all three of those guys said.
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Thank you much. Gotta get ready for the Cotton Bowl now.

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I take a slightly different approach. If it comes with cello, I take it off. I save the cello and put it on the cigars that come naked.

In all seriousness, however it comes is how it is stored in my cabinet.
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I take a slightly different approach. If it comes with cello, I take it off. I save the cello and put it on the cigars that come naked.



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I take a slightly different approach. If it comes with cello, I take it off. I save the cello and put it on the cigars that come naked.

In all seriousness, however it comes is how it is stored in my cabinet.



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In all seriousness, however it comes is how it is stored in my cabinet.
Mine usually comes in a big brown truck, and that won't fit in any of my humidors.

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