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Trx680Trx680 Posts: 40 ✭✭✭

I have some Rocky Patel, Hemingway short story, and some of JR Alternatives....yes, I bought them from JRs.
I like the Rocky Patel Freedom Toro and might try some different Rocky Patels.

Which humidity level Boveda packs would you recommend?
I dont have a wooden humidor but I bought a clear plastic ...Rubbermaid I think....plastic container with the rubber seal. So its sealed up well. I open it for a few moments once a week and let in some fresh air. I keep it in a room that doesnt get used with the shades down.


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    deadmandeadman Posts: 8,810 ✭✭✭✭✭

    You seem to already be ahead with the Rubbermaid. Personally I 65 and 69 packs. 69s are in the boxes I am storing and and the 65s are in the main part of the cooler. It’s really a matter of preference but most on here are going to vote 65% packs. Welcome BTW

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    0patience0patience Posts: 10,665 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I agree with @deadman
    But honestly, you will have to discover for yourself what works best for you.
    Many moons ago, I started out at 70 RH on my humis.
    Then by mistake, I found that a little lower seemed to be better,until I found the number I like, which is 65-68.
    At 68, to me, they start to get mushy, lower than 65, they start to have burn/wrapper problems, in my opinion.

    Gotta find what is right for you.

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    YaksterYakster Posts: 26,063 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I like 62 or 65 especially for a tupperdor, they burn well here.

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    Trx680Trx680 Posts: 40 ✭✭✭

    How many Boveda packs do you guys have in your rubbermaid?

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    deadmandeadman Posts: 8,810 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Rule of thumb according to boveda is one 60 gram pack for every 25 cigars

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    WylaffWylaff Posts: 5,286 ✭✭✭✭✭

    A lot of us recharge them. I bought a brick when I set up my cooler, then I started just throwing every one that came in a box in with them. I’m sure I’ve got about 150...

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    ShawnOLShawnOL Posts: 8,591 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I have a Tupperware that I use 69% bovedas. The thing stays at a constant 65% for some reason. Trial and error for some of us.

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    Trx680Trx680 Posts: 40 ✭✭✭

    This was in my box of Hemmingway Short Story
    67% according to the pack.
    I tried finding Himidipak online and it was a line of Boveda that they discontinued in 2012

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