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old single axle camper turned curing chamber

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i accuired this camper just for the purpose of somewhere to hang my baccy...

i got 2 sheds i could have used,, but with the camper i believe it's a more controlled enviorment,,,

plus being closed in,, my air circulation circulates better,, plus with the windows i can open/close them according to how much humidity/ outside air flow, i want in there,,,

im soon to build a crockpot curing chamber and im sure it will mounted in the back of the camper,,,

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the last picture is my fresh picked baccy i hang in the shed,, i like to colour cure it in the shed,, then move it too the camper,,,

so far the camper is doing a good job,,, it gets a lot of dew/humidity at night,,, going into case,, and then dries out completely during the day,,,,

making it perfect..
 

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Your camper will do a better job of keeping it out of wind and rain unless your sheds are enclosed. Even with the heat and drought here mine still manages to go into a medium case [rarely heavy] most nights and crispy dry by noon. I'll pull down a 9 ft. wire of leaves, sort and and tie then rehang the few that aren't colored cured good enough[usually from exessive curling of leaf] after straighting leaf and rib as best I can. I'm still debating where to store long term because I still want it to go in and out of case for ageing purposes. I want to start being able to hold over as much as possible each year so I can get some good aged tobacco. Does anyone know if freezing temps affect quality if stored out of any direct elements such as wind and rain?
 

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i just finished 85%CONSTRUCYION ON A KILN on the back-side of the campoer,,,,,

im buzzed and got saw-dust all over me,,,, see ya'll later,,,
 

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the kiln construction turned out nice,,,,, just got to install a inlet fresh air line,,,,and a exaust line,,,, and my temp/humidity guages and cut some holes for the electric cord to go thru...

i used a existing closet,,,and bumped my big box right beside iot,,, cut both ''walls'' and mounted them side-by-side,,,

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