Mason Jar Lids

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John
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Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:05 am

I'm keeping all my tobacco in Mason jars with the two piece lids. Have you ever had any problems with the seals not sealing properly after a long period? I see they have one piece lids with a silicone gasket if it's an issue. Thanks!
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Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:55 am

I haven't heard of too many people having issues with them but I suppose they could wear out from repeated opening and closing or maybe a bunch of tobacco bits fouling up the seal portion. They sell packs of just the lid (no ring) if you want to have some on hand just in case
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Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:21 am

I have never had a problem with the seals.
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Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:59 am

If I am going to be using them often, opening and closing the jar, I use the one piece lid. Long term storage, I have found, does better with the two piece lids. The good Lord has blessed me with a pretty extensive cellar and I have found this just works for me.
Of course, for my regular tobaccos, the ones I open and close regularly, I am also regularly adding more tobacco to the jar, mixing it up with the old and I keep a humidifier "coin" in the jar also. FWIW
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Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:26 pm

The lids are awesome . I don't think there could be an issue with them ... within a hundred years and we'll all be dead by then
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Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:48 pm

I have a large cellar with lots of jars. Never had a problem (knock on wood). I avoid jars that have the rubber/plastic seals. I don’t see how they remain air tight. Just my thoughts.
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Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:08 am

I have some jars that I vacuum sealed with my food saver and jar attachment. After 2 years sealed like that I still needed a spoon or some other implement to wedge it up and break the seal.
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Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:59 am

I've never had a problem with any of my two piece lids, or the one I have that's a single piece. The single lid I've been using for so many years I don't remember when I bought it, never had a seal issue. As Beardsley said, they sell the two piece lids in packs, it wouldn't hurt to have a few lying around... just in case!
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