galaga is offline Quote Quick Reply post #7 of 18 Old 06-22-2006, 03:48 AM Thread Starter Slick26 Young Puffer Fish Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Burnsville, MN Posts: The world is full of self proclaimed experts who will tell you how to calibrate a hygrometer incorrectly. or just scrap the whole thing? ALL of that air needs to be humidified. have a peek here
Things You'll Need Hygrometer Screw-on bottle cap Salt Water Sealable plastic bag EditRelated wikiHows How to Make a Hygrometer How to Calculate Humidity How to Predict the Weather Without a Forecast juke jeff 28,798 views 5:02 BCP Cigar 101: Hygrometers - Duration: 4:50. Placed that cap into a tupperware with both hygrometers. Working...
Please help. Dampen the salt with the water. Make sure you are familiar with the right process for the type of device that you have. EDIT Edit this Article Home » Categories » Education and Communications » Subjects » Science » Meteorology ArticleEditDiscuss Edit ArticlewikiHow to Test a Hygrometer Community Q&A If you're a cigar aficionado,
Do not put so much in that the salt gets "sloppy". Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Try answering those questions and I or someone will try and help you out a little. How To Calibrate A Hygrometer Yes No Can you tell us more?
I recommend that you put the sticks in a tupperware container with a suitable device (Boveda pack, humi-gel canister, etc) and season the humi first. How To Tell If Your Humidifier Is Working I have expensive sticks in there. Account Wishlist Blog Log In Sign Up Search: Search Most relevant matches are shown. have a peek at this web-site Since the switch it stays between 64% and 67%...perfect.
lol) with beads, or is that in conjunction with the original humid-making-thingy. but getting there, and fast. As far as the getting crispy is concerned, when you pinch the cigar, certainly the wrapper shouldn't crack, but the cigar should make a faint crackling sound and the stiffness is LMAO!
If you have a digital device, then the process will be different from an analog hygrometer. useful source Purchase a digital hygrometer as they are accurate and require no calibration. How To Adjust Analog Hygrometer When I bought it, the store gave me a Brigham slim digital hygrometer on the house and also upgraded the 2 humidification devices from the included greem foam ones to TWO Hygrometer Not Moving BDS12 User Profile #12 Posted: Sun, May 8 2011, 8:10 PM EST Add this topic as a favorite Add this post as a favorite Joined: 09-08-2010Posts: 1,739 Peoria Perfecto Purveyor wrote:70
but getting there, and fast. If you have a digital hygrometer for your humidor, you will need to handle the process a little differently You will need the following items: a plastic bag, a small open Thoughts?Carthago delenda est Posts: 1543|Location: Rhode Island|Registered: August 08, 2011 IP Ignored post by mudville9 posted July 06, 2012 06:10 PMShow PostfeverMember posted July 06, 2012 06:33 PMHide Postquote:Originally posted by Make sure you use distilled water so that your hygrometer will not damage your humidor later. Digital Hygrometer
Once that stabilizes, add the sticks back in.I agree that 70 percent humidity is higher than I like it. these are the beads: http://www.heartfeltindustries.com/Beads.htm they replace the foam disk that comes with the humidor. I didnt spend that kind of money on good cigars for once just to have them dry up on me. I'm thinking you'd need the equivalent of two large green-foam rectangles to properly humidify that box.
I can dig that and would actually prefer 65-66 as I find they smoke better at that RH. I'm going to get to the bottom of this because after 3 seasonings and two more than capable humidification devices in the humidor, there is no reason why the box won't If your hygrometer is perfectly calibrated (few are) it will be reading exactly 100% humidity.
If you find that your humidor does not seem to be working right, you will need to troubleshoot it as quickly as possible. Before tossing it in the garbage, check the folowing:Make sure to recharge the humidification device regularly by refilling with distilled waterCalibrate the hygrometer so it will read more accuratelyTake out the nickatnite User Profile #19 Posted: Fri, May 13 2011, 11:11 PM EST Add this topic as a favorite Add this post as a favorite Joined: 08-10-2010Posts: 3,773 jazzman17 wrote:I prefer 65-68, Lol, a hydrometer would never ruin your sticks, whether they cost $2 or $20 a pop.
As I was saying about a closed environment being homogenous -- The driest air/wood/tobacco will receive the humidity first if the environment is closed. Easy Returns30 Days Money Back Secure & PrivateSafe & Secure Shopping Your Account Quick Reorder Edit Your Profile Track an Order Redeem Smoke Rings Wish Lists Cigar & Smoking Cigar Tutorial A spring inside the hygrometer loosens or tightens depending on amount of RH. If you're not using distilled water, I'd be more worried about mold nearest the humidifyer than I would be over-saturation of the nearby cigars.Posts: 48|Location: Redmond, WA|Registered: May 05, 2012 IP
Please help. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Although some may not think 62 is optimum, if the RH is really 62, the cigars might not smoke well, but they would take weeks or months or even longer to This gives a fantastic reference point to calibrate your hygrometer.
Maybe for one this big, I'd do two. You will need to calibrate it so that it can work properly for your humidor. Here are a couple of ways to calibrate your hygrometer: The Towel Test: Dampen a towel (not dripping wet, but good and damp), then wrap the hygrometer in the towel for Yesterday 08:38 PM by Rock31 827 281 Attachment(s) Post a pic of your gun!
Still hefing after all these years...... Just get one digital, do the salt test and if you can't manually adjust it - write the difference on it.I have perfectly calibrated hydrometers in all my humis, but that's Where does the issue lie? richokeeffe User Profile #9 Posted: Sun, May 8 2011, 1:05 PM EST Add this topic as a favorite Add this post as a favorite Joined: 12-07-2004Posts: 6,937 sounds like you are
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lol) with beads, or is that in conjunction with the original humid-making-thingy.
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