For years there has been a lot of misinformation and company propaganda about the differences between using disposable salt packs vs the Humidity Bead System®, so hopefully this post will help serve to make more fair comparison.
The first step to storing cigars (besides getting a humidor) is to make sure you calibrate your hygrometer every 4-6 months. Also replace your batteries in digital hygrometers every 6 months, as weak batteries can give inaccurate readings as well.
40%, 50%, 60%, 65% RH or 70% RH - Which to Choose?
Everyone knows the old rule of thumb "70% RH & 70 degrees". This "rule" originally became from an insert that a cigar manufacturer put into their cigar boxes and since it was an easy to remember marketing tool, brick &...