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  1. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    Has anyone tried this? Any benefits?
  2. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    I'm currently using the gel/crystals as humidification in my humidor - is it neccesary to use the PG Solution or is DW fine?
  3. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    hi, just bought a xikar humidifier. it says to use propylene glycol. can i cheat and used distilled water or should i use the propylene glycol? thanks!
  4. Cigar Accessory Questions
    Hi there. I'm a little confused. I have a credo, supplemented with a xikar gel jar in my humidor. I've been refilling them with a propylene glycol mix (50/50). The humidor seems to struggle to hold ~70% as time goes on though - but that could be temperature issues though. Got to thinking...
  5. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    Has any one ever add (propylene glycol and distilled water in a mix of approximately 50/50) to Kitty litter crystals. If so is it a bad thing to do? My buddy did this and it is working for now. Is it better than just "distilled water"? Thanks, Matt
  6. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    i heard some people dont use Propylene glycol continuously in their humi and instead put some in periodically (like every two or three months for a few weeks)...my question is if this would adequately kill off any mold or bacteria that accumulates.. i just dont really want to keep the big sponge...
  7. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    I was putting some Cigar Juice into one of the humidifiers and I must of put too much in it. Later I went back to get a stick and noticed some of it had run out onto the wood inside the humidor. I wiped it up but the wood still shows a stain. It also dripped on to two of my sticks as well. My...
  8. Cigar Accessory Questions
    I can't seem to find any around here, any ideas? I want to make my own solution. Thanks
  9. General Pipe Forum
    I never knew there was such a thing as PG until I discovered cigars were more important than my wife, children and making the house payment. Then, suddenly, a bottle of PG and some florists' oasis was a key part of getting through the day. Then, a couple of years later, I discover PG is added...
  10. Cigar Accessory Questions
    Hi all; A few weeks back I bought one of these jars of humidification gel crystals, and I've been reading conflicting advice about whether to recharge it with distilled water or propylene glycol solution. Should I use one or the other exclusively? Should I alternate? What do you say?
  11. Cigar Accessory Questions
    Hi! I just purchased the 50ct Savoy humidor from Holts. One question, does anyone know if the humidifier is precharged with glycol? Thanks!
  12. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    I just got a new humi and some pre-mixed propylene glycol. I know its normally recommended that you use a 50/50 mix of the propylene glycol and distilled water to prepare a new humidor, but i was curious what would happen if you used 100% of the propylene glycol instead of the 50/50. Would that...
  13. General Cigar Discussion
    Some of the humidifier solutions advertised are a 50/50 propylene glycol/distilled water solution and others are 80/20 propylene glycol/distilled water solution what is preferred or is there a real difference. Which will help to keep a 70% humidity level. Also what is in the humi-stat jars i see...
  14. Cigar Accessory Discussion
    Hello all, I recently was at the Wall Mart Pharmacy for something and I Had been thinking about cigars all day as usually. So while I was waiting I was chatting with the pharmacist and I asked him if they sold pure Propylene Glycol. He thought for a bit then asked what I was going to use it for...
  15. Cigar Questions
    Duh ... I edited your post instead of replying. I don't think there will be any problem with PG on your cigar .. we use it in many food applications.
  16. Cigar Accessory Questions
    I use propylene glycol in my coolidor and desh top humi. Recently the Rh has been slipping to where it is now down to about 60-63% in both. The coolidor has some of the crystal stuff the you pour the glycol into when it gets dry and the desk top has that green stuff in a plastic holder with...
  17. General Cigar Discussion
    I spent a better part of the morning trying to buy propylene glycol since a little bottle of 50/50 costs $7 and a quart of PG costs $5. And yes I know I should buy the beads and will buy the beads but not just yet. Anyway, you would think I was looking to buy nuclear waste or something...
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