Curious how you know these are freehand. Does it say so in the text? These dudes look Edwardian period, by which molds had long been standard in factories AFAIK.I love the reader's cap-toe, high-top shoes, and the beautiful, free-hand-rolled cigars. Look at how consistent the individual cigars are in that half-wheel at desk 179.
I think I may be in that photo, though I don't really remember a photographer being there:
I assume the cigars are free-hand. I'm just going by what appears in the photo. There is perhaps the top corner of a mold visible on desk 178, but the backboard seems too shallow to allow space for a mold there. Otherwise I see none. It looks to be a pretty crowded space for molds on the floor.Curious how you know these are freehand.
Thanks. I think they could easily be out of the picture, but have no idea.I assume the cigars are free-hand. I'm just going by what appears in the photo. There is perhaps the top corner of a mold visible on desk 178, but the backboard seems too shallow to allow space for a mold there. Otherwise I see none. It looks to be a pretty crowded space for molds on the floor.
Not trying to beat a dead horse, but I routinely see bunches of torpedos that are less even than these perfectos; and if I guess ~1906-ish for the pic, that's about 35 years into the mold era in Cuban and American cigar factories.
That all-olor blend is something I recommend to people who tell me they want to order some leaf from LO, just as I recommend all-Corojo to those who say they want to buy from WLT. Did you get that blend idea from me/blisscigar?No. 11 revisited. This is olor ligero wrapper with a double olor seco binder, the filler is 3 olor seco and 1 olor ligero.
This one burned way better than the last ligero wrapped one I rolled, but still had a few issues. I think it's the double binder causing the problem on this one. I let it "dry box" out in the open for 5 days then in the humidor for another 5 days. The rh in the house is around 49%, so I don't think it being to wet still was the issue.
As far as the smoking experience goes, one of the best tasting cigars I have had in a while. I'm sure the fact that I rolled it doesn't play into that at all.
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