MikeDennison wrote: ↑Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:55 pmWell that's a relief! I bit a cap off one (saw it in a western) and poked a few holes in the end of another with a couple of toothpicks. I think the pocket knife sounds like a planhoutenziel wrote: ↑Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:25 pmCigars don't require any knowledge really, aside from how to store them(assuming they aren't dry cured). I used to keep my stash in one of those snapware containers with a 68% Boveda humidity pack. I had a few different cutters, but settled in to just cutting the first cap off with my Old Timer. I started doing this after seeing Pete Johnson(of Tatuaje) score the first cap with his thumbnail pinch it off and light up. As with pipes, there are no rules.. only zealots who want you to think so.
I use the first knife technique he shows. I always have a knife.. I don't think I would always carry a cutter, as their usefulness is pretty specific to cigars.. unless maybe I was in the mob.