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jlmartajlmarta 50 miles from ParadisePosts: 7,595 ✭✭✭✭✭
Here's another look at the old question of cello vs no cello:

http://robustojoe.com/tobacco/cigars/cigar-cellophane/

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  • jarublajarubla Posts: 2,329 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Excellent article, thank you for sharing, jlmarta
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  • Dark_RoastDark_Roast St. John IndianaPosts: 1,092 ✭✭✭
     Nice article. I'm a cello on guy.
  • matkn293matkn293 O'Fallon, MOPosts: 3,604 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Cello on for me. Less damage. 

    Life is too short to smoke bad cigars!!!

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  • jlmartajlmarta 50 miles from ParadisePosts: 7,595 ✭✭✭✭✭
    matkn293 said:
    Cello on for me. Less damage. 
    Yeah, me too. Except for the CC's that don't have cellos to begin with...   B)
  • First_WarriorFirst_Warrior N.C. MountainsPosts: 2,101 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Cello on for me also. I save a few used cellos for the uncelloed sticks i get.
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  • Lee.mcglynnLee.mcglynn HahahahaaaaaPosts: 6,030 ✭✭✭✭
    Cello for me just because of damage...I actually disagree with some of this article but it's all opinion. Aging cigars has always been a debate as well as cello on or off. But IMO three months does little for a cigar besides shipping shock. 
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  • kaspera79kaspera79 Posts: 7,259 ✭✭✭
    Cello on for me also. I save a few used cellos for the un-celloed sticks i get.


    This i what I do as well...
  • The3StogiesThe3Stogies MainePosts: 2,653 ✭✭✭✭
    Am I the only one that goes commando here?  I feel so alone, and naked.
  • Usaf06Usaf06 FloridaPosts: 8,608 ✭✭✭✭✭
    If it comes with it I leave it. Really not a preference thing.
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  • kemper74kemper74 106 S. Division St., DeRidder, LAPosts: 161 ✭✭✭
    I always remove the cello, expect for a few sticks that I feel that I might ship.
  • YankeeManYankeeMan Posts: 2,361 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Good article, I'm a cello on person.  I rotate my cigars from time to time and the cello protects them from my meaty paws.
  • Amos_UmwhatAmos_Umwhat West TNPosts: 5,589 ✭✭✭✭✭
    1st reaction:  "NOOO! Not the cello debate!  Again!

    Read article

    Good article

    Similarly, I've found that in the last couple years, I usually take the cello off the coming weeks likely smokes, and leave the rest alone.  I used to always take off all the cello on arrival. 

    Funny how things change.
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  • LasabarLasabar Posts: 4,473 ✭✭✭
    I like the protection of a cello.

    For my non-cello'd cigars I've found sticky "Labels" ordered from Kenco that I put around the foot of the cigars to not only label the cigar when I bought it, but to also protect the foot when I rummage through the humi's
  • NolagizmoNolagizmo Nola, LA.Posts: 1,917 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Hey I'm a rookie so I'm just trying stuff to see what works for me...
    My b&m guy tells me to build up a collection and age them in cello then remove cello a few days before partaking in the indulgence of chosen cigars. This works for me unless I smoke too fast.  B)

    So far I feel there isn't a wrong way...I've got a lot to learn.
    If there is a wrong way I will discover it because I find a way to screw everything up... at least once.
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  • brodskalesbrodskales Saint LouisPosts: 78
    It's all good. Cello, no cello. Long as the smoke is good, I no care.
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