What does it mean when a cigar is "Canoeing" ?

carmike22carmike22 Posts: 70
I've heard this term a few times but can't figure out what it exactly means. Someone please explain this to me.

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  • j0z3rj0z3r Posts: 9,403
    I've understood the term to describe a situation where a cigar will burn much faster down one side and lead to an almost hollowed out look, much like the way a canoe is formed by burning out a hollow in a log. Of course if I'm wrong here, I am more than open to correction, but that is how I've understood it, essentially it would be a very severe burn issue that can lead to the cigar not being smokable.

    Joe
  • ^ ^ ^ ^
    What he said. I've also heard it called tunneling.




  • kuzi16kuzi16 Posts: 14,616 ✭✭✭✭
    http://tobacconistuniversity.org/faq/faq-canoeing.asp


    http://tobacconistuniversity.org/faq/faq-inward-burn.asp
    ^^^^
    what that link calls "inward burn" is what i thought tunneling was.


    Be careful if you explore the site i just linked to. There are a few bits of info that are wrong. (especially if you get to the point where they are talking about plume (bloom))
  • carmike22carmike22 Posts: 70
    Ahh I see. Thanks for clearing that up for me.
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