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Mitchell Thomas 100mm flip-top
Posted by cheap & chippy chopper on Thursday, 12-Apr-2007

This is a variegated plastic case. I have nothing to compare it to because it's the first MYO one I've ever ordered/seen.

There's no brand or mark on it of any kind.

Holds 18 of my fattish SYO's.

$3.00 from American Thrust. The picture on their site is green, but (less happily) what they sent me is orange.

Hope this is useful! :-)   

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Mitchell Thomas 100mm fliptop case
Posted by cheap & chippy chopper on Wednesday, 18-Apr-2007

I spoke to the folks at Am Thrust; this case comes in a variety of colors ~ green, blue, red, orange, black, purple. One of the things I like about it is there's no brand name splashed on it.

To choose a color, you need to order by phone -- the website doesn't offer color options.

I haven't had it long, but it seems to be well made, sturdy and has a firm closure. We'll see how long it lasts.

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Where to buy
Posted by Keith on Saturday, 06-Jan-2007

Where can I get a case that will hold 20-25 kings?

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Re: Where to buy
Posted by scott johnson on Saturday, 06-Jan-2007

[link]

that one says it'll hold 20. i have 2 from a different company (don't remember where i got them) that will hold 20 MYO king size. looks like the same type.

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Cases- Gizeh/cigarettes cheaper death
Posted by short sharp shock on Thursday, 02-Nov-2006

...I am new so please bear with me if I don't provide perfect accuracy....I think I read through this thread completely ...anyway...this site has led me to all kinds of investigation since I just returned to MYO/SYO...my plastic cigarette case came from the nauseating cigarettes cheaper,
however I looked on the bottom and it says Gizeh. I had noticed that before and wondered what the hell Gizeh was and thanks to this site,,,I do...anyway I like the case as it holds 21 king size (important factor imo) and is flip-top. I see the much desired Smokey only does 18. I found one place selling an actual Gizeh case, which is only a little different, as mine holds 9 in one compartment and 12 in the other where the actual Gizeh looks to hold 15 in one and 6 in the other...hmmm....anyway I forgot to grab the link but if interested a google search will lead you to a shop that looks to be a cigar shop!!! and they sell it. So I didn't realize Cigarettes cheaper had bit the dust and I am wondering if it was because they were selling illegal lighters (missing the childproof part)(they got sued) or because of their tobacco, etc. I'd like to know. Also I don't believe I have seen wooden cigarette boxes mentioned and I will do a post on these.
mike c (the other mike or, another mike)

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Cases- Old Wooden Cig Boxes
Posted by short sharp shock on Thursday, 02-Nov-2006

having just reviewed the thread, I didn't see mention of old cigarette boxes. back when I was doing MYO before, my girlfriend graced me with two old wooden cigarette boxes before she went back to NY. The poor things have been sitting too long. The way I am currently making smokes humidity hasn't been a word to worry about (yet). All I can say is that I personally prefer to get my tobacco moist when new and I can't imagine anything more elegant or 'sexy'..(this coming from an article about turntables and phonograph records of which I am a self-professed expert, in my previous life),,,anyway one of them holds a couple packs more or less and I have been known to lug it around, and the other is larger and holds several. I tend to make up many packs with fresh tobacco and fill them up and I always imagined any sitting time was simply letting the tobacco expand in the tubes a bit and 'mature'. I have never noticed a problem with drying out, etc. If anybody likes the old LP records and wants hard earned secrets no problem to mail me private.
mike c

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New Tins from Ebay
New Tins from EbayPosted by NJDrew on Tuesday, 24-Oct-2006
Picked up two new tins off ebay. Not air tight by any means, but cool looking. Each hold about 23 king size.

For work
[link]

For the bar ;)
[link]

P.S. Wouldn't you know it, my "better" half claimed my pin-up girl tin for herself.

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Ouch! Band-Aid Bubblegum tins...
Posted by Matt on Friday, 14-Jul-2006

These tins hold 18 king size cigarettes and are pretty sturdy. They can be found in the candy section of any Walgreen's & I'm sure a lot of other places too.

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Altoids Tins
Posted by Thomas L Straub on Wednesday, 12-Jul-2006

Hello everone was reading comments about cases. I have been using ALTOIDS mints tins even beefer i started myo smokes very strong metal tin that I keep in my hip pocket.and it holds 20 king smokes.the first pack or two may taste a bit minty but that goes away.....

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Uber Cool cigarette cases
Uber_Cool_cigarette_cases.jpgPosted by Robert on Tuesday, 25-Apr-2006
Hello all ... found this on the web and just couldn't keep it all for myself. These cases are super nice... can't wait to get the sun and moon one.

http://kyledesign.zoovy.com/category/3metalwallets

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Re: Uber Cool cigarette cases
Posted by Kev on Saturday, 29-Apr-2006

Let us know how it turns out. The primary issue I have with metal cig cases, they're really made for manufactured cigarettes. I've got two metal cases purchased from highly recommended SYO retailers on this site and both have issues with the larger diameter SYO tube sizes.

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Re: Uber Cool cigarette cases
Posted by Robert on Monday, 01-May-2006

Well i haven't got one from this site yet but I did pick up a cool folding metal case from a local shop here with a really cool texas flag and cattle skull and print that says Lone Star State on it for 7 bucks. It works great for my syo smokes (I use the rizla + chlorine free tubes now) and it holds 14 cigarettes. More than I need in a days time which is nice as I just roll 14 up and when I start to run out in a couple days I roll up more. It's made to hold 100's but the little spring loaded bars that hold the cigarettes does just fine and nothing gets damaged even when I'm down to 1 ciggie.

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Re: Uber Cool cigarette cases
Posted by Matt on Monday, 01-May-2006

I have a metal two-sided case that holds 14 cigarettes & it's always surprising at how many are left when the day is through.

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Mass cigarette storage
Posted by Jderringer on Tuesday, 18-Apr-2006

Mass cigarette storageFound a neat container for my cigarettes. It's made by Lock&Lock, it's a 8.4 cup rectangular airtight storage box. Bought it at my local Meijers. It's like a tupperware box w/ a 4 point locking lid that has a silicone gasket. Holds about a carton give or take and cost about five bucks.

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Re: Mass cigarette storage
Posted by Bob on Wednesday, 19-Apr-2006

I also use Lock & Lock's. I found the 1.3 liter (5.49 cups)for $2.49 at K-mart. Holds 206 cigarettes.

Easily keeps them fresh for 2 weeks.

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Top cig cases
Posted by Jeff March on Tuesday, 11-Apr-2006

Top cig casesHi, Have any of you seen this two piece slider? Its an opaque clear, but I cant figure out the bulge. Is it for a book of matches? Maybe Im stupid or they are, but if you fill the case, be careful, cause sliding down the top will crush your smokes if they migrate into that area. Jeff

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Flip top metal case
Posted by Denny on Friday, 21-Oct-2005

Flip top metal caseHere is another type of flip top metal cigarette case that might be worth looking into [eBay link]

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label cases
Posted by Dan on Tuesday, 21-Feb-2006

I've been smoking several of the D&R tobaccos, and have four of the Smokey cases which are pretty good.Sometimes I forget which tobacco was in which case. I went to D&R's website and copied the logos for the different types of tobacco then printed them out and taped them to my cases.
Dan

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Re: label cases
Posted by Paul on Tuesday, 21-Feb-2006

Wow, great idea. Sometimes the the best solutions are right in front of our eyes. Thanks Dan!

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Re: label cases
Posted by Dan on Thursday, 23-Feb-2006

Glad you appreciate it.
I think I'm going to try printing them on some of those Avery stick on labels this weekend and see how that works.I just wonder if I'll be able to easily get them off the cases.

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Re: label cases
Posted by Paul on Thursday, 23-Feb-2006

Hey Dan, did you use transparent packaging tape to tape them down? Many years ago I found 3-M post-it glue stick in the stationary section of a drugstore. I've never seen it again, that may work too. Did you have to re-size the labels from D&R's website? Thanks again.

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Re: label cases
Posted by Dan on Saturday, 25-Feb-2006

Just used regular old clear tape.
What I did was use my labell making program.
I used the template for Avery Permanent ID Label 1 1/4x 2 3/4
And then inserted the logo.
I scaled it H & V it distorted the image a little but came out ok. I am sure one could play around and tweak it but it looked good enough for me.

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Great recycled case
Posted by Paul on Saturday, 29-Oct-2005

Just get those empty mint tins like Jennifer posted earlier. They hold around 16 smokes (you can squeeze more but they become squished). I work in a shipyard and carry my smokes everywhere all the time. Most others leave their smokes in their tool bags. I end up crawling and climbing all over interior of ships over and under piping and ventilation systems and though these tins get dented, they hold up. I always ask folks I know for their tins when they are done.

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Cigarette Cases
Posted by Denny on Thursday, 20-Oct-2005

Here is a sight that sells the metal cigarette cases. I just got one, and they appear to be well made.
[link]

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by Denny on Thursday, 20-Oct-2005

This will take you right to the cases, sorry about the first posting.
[link]

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by Tim Aydt on Monday, 17-Apr-2006

I have a silver plated case that just like the ones on the site linked above. It only holds 18 SYO's because of their larger size. I have been very pleased with it.

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by Denny on Tuesday, 18-Apr-2006

I have been using the same two cases daily. Dropped them a lot, used and abused them, and they still come back for more. Two points to bring out. 1 don't store your cigs without putting in a plastic baggie, as they will dry out in a short time (12 hours or less). 2 don't buy the real cheap ones (make sure that they have steel rivets rather than the brass, as the brass are pressed on, and the rivets will fall out in short order.
The best buy since the Top O Matic!!!!
Denny

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by Jeff March on Friday, 31-Mar-2006

I checked out a couple of cigarette cases, and they seemed pretty sharp. I'll stick with my Zigzag two piece. The guys at my bar would kick my ass if they saw me with the fancy one!
Later, Jeff

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by Kerry on Friday, 31-Mar-2006

Sounds like you hang around a lot of narrow minded people and you are very young.

Who cares what other people think. The Smoky case simply works better for SYO.

Try one at home and I think you will soon find that it really does work better for SYO and quit worrying about what other folks think. If questioned about the case, explain it to them.

Anyway, what are you REALLY afraid of?

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by JD on Friday, 31-Mar-2006

Smoky cases are quite simply the best as far as I'm concerned. The only reaction I've ever had from anyone is "Where can I get one?" My oldest Smoky case (I have about 12 of 'em) is almost a year old (actually a year old next month)...still works great, even though I was a little aprehensive about what I thought would be a big problem with the hinges. No problems at all, knock on wood. They're tough, durable, don't crush or mash easily and I wouldn't trade 'em for anything.

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by Jeff March on Friday, 31-Mar-2006

No, Im not young. 44 and smoking since 16. Im just saying this type of case doesnt cut it at a biker bar.

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Re: Cigarette Cases
Posted by Dano on Monday, 03-Apr-2006

I have a bunch of those smoky cases, the one piece ones where the top flips back? I don't use them, mainly the wife wanted them. Seem fine to me. The only thing I don't like about them is that they only hold 18 smokes.

Personally, I use a tin (like the D&R $1.00 ones) because you can put 20 smokes in there. Actually my wife is using a Bali Shag tin that holds about 26 smokes. It's actually a pretty cool tin :) Embossed with Bali Shag (and nothing else) and slightly curved on top (hence the extra room).

I have some old Players Navy Cut & Kool tins that I use on occasion. If you really want to find a unusual tin, go to a half way decent smoke shop. There's a bunch of pre-made cigs that come in dynamite tins (Camel for one). Throw the cigs out, keep the tin.

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Old Bugler metal case
Posted by Robert Burns on Thursday, 04-Aug-2005

My wife's father had an original Bugler Cigarette
case and we were wondering what it might be worth. It
has no serial numbers of any kind. It is a flip top
metal can with a picture of the bugler (of course),
mostly blue with black on the top left and bottom
right, bordered with a yellow band or ribbon, black
top. If you can give us any info about it, I would
appreciate it. I am bbmail4@Yahoo.com. Thanks.

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Re: Old Bugler metal case
Posted by E.S.O. on Friday, 05-Aug-2005

Check ebay - normally they go for $2.00-$6.00 if in excellent condition. They are quite common.

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smokepod
smokepodPosted by Dan Slater on Wednesday, 03-Aug-2005
this looks kind of neat [link]

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Re: smokepod
Posted by dave on Friday, 07-Oct-2005

That does look cool. And not a bad price at 4.99 (British). Which is like, 9 bucks or so American. The pricey thing would be the freaking shipping lol. Be like $20, coming from England.

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Re: smokepod
Posted by PAUL F NEEDHAM on Monday, 07-Aug-2006

Actually no, we charge shipping on SmokePods at cost, and they are quite light. This product is made by Chettan Karsan and incorporates some innovative branding and contrasts of beautifully rich plastics and translucency. Absolutely ideal for storing home tubed cigarettes. It's not often smaller players bring such innovation to the market, so vote with your wallets guy's & Gal's and club together and get yourself a Smokepod. We are an official distributor for Smokepods.

To Illustrate:
(You would have to order 3 to meet our minimum order, or purchase other goods.)

[link]

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Smokepod - Cigarette Storage Case - Blue 1
4.25 ($7.91) 4.25 ($7.91)
Smokepod - Cigarette Storage Case - Red 2
4.25 ($7.91) 8.50 ($15.81)
Subtotal 12.75 ($23.72)
Shipping (Air Mail Service) 3.27 ($6.08)
Handling 1.12 ($2.08)
Total 17.14 ($31.88)
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Not bad really. Paul. The Owner Of Pazyryk Limited.
United Kingdom.

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Re: smokepod
Re: smokepodPosted by Matt on Friday, 11-Aug-2006

I've had my eye on this wicked-cool cigarette dispenser for some time (scroll to near bottom of page) & now I see the company mentioned on this website I think I'll go ahead and order it and a smokepod too. This one is much classier than the jackass or elephant dispensers I've also been looking at.

[link]

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Re: smokepod
Re: smokepodPosted by Matt on Saturday, 12-Aug-2006

links to the jackass and elephant dispensers...

[link]

[link]

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Re: smokepod
Posted by Dominick Versetto on Saturday, 12-Aug-2006

When I was a kid (1950s), my dad had a metal elephant dispenser. It was really neat.

I found one on ebay: [dead link removed]

dominick

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Re: smokepod
Posted by Matt on Sunday, 01-Oct-2006

...scratch that order; either I was confused on currency or there's been a huge spike in the price ($75.51). I'd rather spend that on tobacco.

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Re: smokepod
Posted by platoslostdialogue on Tuesday, 15-Aug-2006

$31 for three cigarette cases? That's madness. AND they only come in (dodger) blue and red. I would say that is not good at all, at least for US customers. You can get a ten pack of smokeys for 25 bucks at most distributors, and while I did break one recently, they hold up real well. I imagine the spring or whatever in the fancy one will break at some point from over-playing-with-it. It's cool, but silly.

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Cigarette boxes
Posted by zippy on Tuesday, 21-Jun-2005

I want to know if anyone has ever found a supply of new cardboard cigarette packs?

I have been MYO for 2 years now and have been using used flip top cigarette boxes that hold maybe 18 MYO'd smokes. I know that ZigZag offers them occationally, but would like to find where I could outright buy 20 or so at a time.

If anyone has any information, It would be appreciated.

Zippy (Thats Mr. Zippy to Stanton Glantz!)

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Otterbox 1000
Posted by G on Monday, 02-May-2005

Otterbox 1000I have been using this Otterbox 1000 for a couple of weeks now. Its not the prettiest but works far better than any other case I have tried. [link]

It holds a normal soft or hard pack. Put the pack in the box and it will stay fresh for at least a week (my longest test). Supposedly its good to 100 feet underwater and is uncrushable. Costs 11.50 plus shipping.

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Cases
Posted by syot on Friday, 29-Apr-2005

When I first started syo, I got a number of cases. I got a few fancy metal ones off ebay for around $6 or 7, which were not that great a deal after paying shipping. I got the 5 pack of metal cases from ryotobacco ($11), and the plastic two piece that came with the Supermatic. The problem with all of these, except the cheap two piece which is inconvenient to use, were they were not airtight in the least, and after a day or so the cigarettes dried out. This is likely not a problem unless you are used to smoking fresh cigarettes.

I then ordered some cases from D&R - the Gizeh, Smokey, Premier square hinged, and a couple of the $1.25 hinged cigarette boxes. The 1.25 hinged cigarette boxes are worthless. One would not stay closed and trying to press the clasp inward so maybe it would, it broke off. The other stays closed, barely, but with a large gap. I would not grace this box with the presence of an SYO.

The other three are great, though. The Gizeh holds 21 and comes with a divider, holding 12 on one side and 9 on the other. It is a bit harder to open since there is no lip or dent to lift the lid. The Smokey holds 18 and is divided into three sections. It has a lip on the lid to easily open it. Both are relatively airtight. The Gizeh hinge runs the full length of the lid so may be more durable then the Smokey, which has two small hinges but both appear to be very well made. The Smokey case shuts with a satisfying snap. I really like the dividers in the Gizeh and Smokey. These allow one to segregate different types of SYO in the same box. Since they are the same price, I would probably recommend the Smokey more since the construction quality is a bit higher, I like the design better, it is easier to open, and, well, it's prettier!

The square hinged Premier, which holds about 18 or 19, is the best product I have seen in a "European" style case. It may not withstand a lot of pressure from sitting on it since it is plastic, but otherwise seems very durable. The hinge design is sturdy. It is not as airtight as the Gizeh and Smokey but better than any of the other types like this I have seen.

I am still trying to find a convenient and compact case that could hold a hydration button for longer term storage.

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Csonka SmoKit
Csonka SmoKitPosted by David Wilson on Monday, 03-Oct-2005
CSONKA SMOKIT
for Cigarettes and Cigarillos

    Given their choice, smokers will tell you they would prefer to smoke tobacco that has been properly humidity regulated. The Csonka SmoKit is the first ever humidified case for cigarillos and cigarettes. Featured inside is a stainless steel portable ashtray, a high quality quartz clock, a humidification regulator, a retainer bar to keep your cigarettes/cigarillos safe, a reservoir transfer pipette, and storage space for a standard lighter.
    The compact size, 3.8" x 4.8" x 1" will easily hold 15 or more sticks. Rest assured, it is designed like all other award winning Csonka travel case styles, with steel case construction for durability, and an exterior of softly padded Napa for traveling luxury. The Csonka SmoKit is available in four colors, black, saddle tan, burgundy, and pewter gray. Offered at $39.

[link]

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Re: Cases
Posted by Kev on Saturday, 17-Dec-2005

After using my Smoky cases, I picked up one Gizeh case with my last order. The Gizeh "may" seal better but it's a much thinner case and isn't completely square in the corners making it harder to fill. The top won't just snap open like the Smoky, you must push in on the case below the lid to open. A full case will cause some minor crushing when performing this task. This also makes opening the case a two handed task rather than a one handed task as with the Smoky case.

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Hansaware Cases
Posted by D. on Saturday, 11-Dec-2004

Hansaware CasesFrom the manufacturer's web site:

"Hansaware is a company that specializes in German nickel cases from original die stamps of the 1920's & 30's. We offer a wide assortment of cigarette cases, business card cases, credit card cases, pewter flasks, nickel checkbook covers, tobacco boxes, pill cases, eyeglass cases, cigarette rolling machines..."

I've been using their #845/N84 "Conan" double-sided nickel business card case for a few years. Still like new even though always carried in hip pocket. Holds fourteen of my hand-rolled filterless cigarettes that are somewhat thicker than SYO and retail cigarettes. Their web site includes dimensions for the cases, so figuring which case is best for any size cigarette is easy.

The link is http://www.hansaware.com/

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EuroJet
Posted by Kurt Wall on Sunday, 07-Nov-2004

If you are in the market for sturdy, segmented cigarette cases, have a look at the "EuroJet" over at Roll Your Own Tobacco.

The downside is that you can only buy them in lots of 12.

[No longer available @ RYOT]

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Re: EuroJet
Posted by Dave L on Sunday, 14-Nov-2004

Re: EuroJetThe EuroJet/Coney cases are Smoky/EFKA clones. The EuroJet cases appear to be made by the same company that used to make the Smoky cases (same side injection points and manufacturer mark size/shape/location). The Smoky case is a tad nicer than the EuroJet. The extra ridging on the inside of the EuroJet flip-top can nick the cigarette tips when closing the case.

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100m case
Posted by Jennifer on Thursday, 28-Oct-2004

I have seen posts asking about cases that will hold 100's. Here is a website that has some cases that will hold 100's
http://store.yahoo.com/villagestreetwear/cigarettecases.html

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Re: 100m case
Posted by Joe on Saturday, 01-Oct-2005

That web site does not have any 100mm flip-top boxes. I ordered the type on that site, from another site, and that style crushes the cigarettes. That style is only used for holding flip-top boxes, not individual cigarettes--which is needed.

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Re: 100m case
Posted by Kev on Sunday, 02-Oct-2005

I wish Smoky would offer their boxes in 100 format. It would make the spouse very happy. One of the retailers (RYO Cigarette?) linked from this site is carrying a few more 100's cases. But they only hold around 8 smokes, they're made of metal and cost around $30 each. A plastic smoky version for around $3 would be great.

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Re: 100m case
Posted by Tim Aydt on Monday, 03-Oct-2005

I got a nice, silver-plated, clamshell case for around $15 off the internet, but I can't remember where. It holds 20 smokes.

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Re: 100m case
Posted by Kev on Saturday, 17-Dec-2005

I picked up a folding silver 100mm box from D&R this past order (ABX0026) for $15. Made in China but nice spring tabs to hold smokes and the hinges seem sturdy. It will hold twenty 100mm smokes but good luck getting it to close. Seems it's made for premade smokes. The cigs from one side need to fit between the cigs on the other side. So you're down to holding 18 smokes and a lot of effort to make it work. I was using ZigZag tubes and I'm sure it would be worse with Premier tubes since they typically have a larger diameter.

If only Smoky (EFKA) made 100mm cases...

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Zen flip top and H&R cases
Posted by Jennifer on Thursday, 28-Oct-2004

The zen flip top plasic case is a basic crush proof case. It has one divider and holds 21 SYO smokes. The case I usualy use is one of the metal cases that came with the bags of H&R tobacco. Its pretty good for a free ciggy case. My only major complaint is that it only holds 16 smokes. Its to bad that H&R stopped offering them with the bags of tobacco. I could use a few extra.

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Cheap decent metal case
Posted by Jennifer on Saturday, 22-May-2004

Believe it or not. An altoids tin makes a decent ciggy case. Its just long enough to hold SYO smokes. I don't remember how many it holds, but its a little under a packs worth

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Tins from Production Smokes
Posted by Tim Mc. on Friday, 06-Feb-2004

I use a variety of tins from specialty releases of production smokes. American Spirit sold a top sliding tin that was just bigger than a pack of reg. smokes with their anniversary edition release about 1 year ago. It is one of the most solid tins out there. It may even be made out of steel. Good production smokes to enjoy too! It fits 20 SYO-made smokes perfectly and can be used like a soft pack of sorts... flicking your wrist with the top slid back a bit allows a single smoke to just pop right out. Very Fonzarelli like, you dig?

Others I use constantly are all of the different wide, flat, hinged tins that the flavored Camels come in and the limited run Salem slide top, curved tin. These are also great tins. They are sturdy but not exactly a lifetime gaurenteed tin like the American Spirit one (that thing is t.o.u.g.h.). The hinges are made of the same metal but very thinly crafted. Enough abuse will make them start getting sloppy. Overall I still have all of mine (7 uniques total) after two years. Not too bad. The Camel tins also pack well in a purse or pocket. Unlike the American Spirt one though, they can spill some loose dust or tobacco that is in the tin into your pocket or purse if the locking lip on it gets loose on you. ... as for the Camel flavored smokes, give them to someone who might appreciate them or put them into your local hazordous waste material dump. You know what makes a Camel or a Salem-flavored cigarette flavored? Its this bizarre neon blue pellet inside the filter that has been infused with the flavor they are trying to impart. Yes... SCARY.

A word about the Salem tins, they fit great in pockets, not so great in purses, are a bit more sturdy than the Camel-hinged ones and unless you wash them thoroughly will impart a menthol flavor to your homemades. Maybe you like that but it turns me off. I have only been using one of those since July so I really can't comment on their longevity.

Anyway, I bring all of this up, because although they aren't all perfect like the American Spirit tin, they are all very functional, fit 20 of your homemades and carry with you well, even if you need two packs for a particularly wild evening out on the town. And if money is key for you as it is for many of us, you do get 20 smokes with the the tin! Can't argue with it except if, like me, you have aversions to little pellets of an unidentifiable construction that can intensely flavor hot air. (brrrr! I just got a chill! And it isn't the memory of the "Frosty Freezey" Salem menthol "blend" coming back to haunt me!)

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Re: Tins from Production Smokes
Posted by Kurt Wall on Saturday, 20-Mar-2004

Taking this one step further, I bought an old Player's tin on eBay for not much more than one would pay for one of the Camel specialty (connoisseur?) packs. I'm thinking it should be pretty sturdy, despite it's age. In any event, there's a certain savoir faire in whipping out an antique cigarette tin full of fresh MYOs...

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Re: Tins from Production Smokes
Posted by jeff on Friday, 24-Jun-2005Thanks for the info. For the past few weeks I've been using flip top plastic cases that were about $2 each. They're OK and seem to click tight but they're butt ugly and probably won't last long. They look like they'd work great as a traveling case for crayons.Anyways I found this auction and "won" 3 of these AM tins: [dead link removed]I wonder if these are what you were referring to.Jeff

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100mm case?
Posted by Kevin on Friday, 09-Jan-2004

I stuff 100mm. Has anyone found a 100mm case? I've only found two piece king size cases which will hold 100mm but it's easy to crush the longer tubes. A flip top plastic case would be nice.

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Zig-Zag Case
Posted by Tim Aydt on Friday, 21-May-2004

The blue, two piece Zig-Zag cases are made so that when you put the top on one way it fits king's and when reversed accommodates 100's.

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Re: 100mm case?
Posted by Jennifer S on Saturday, 22-Jan-2005

I have found a case for 100's that I love! Local discount smoke/tobacco shops usually carry them. Got 2 in Illinois, and one in Arizona. Hard to explain ... hinged at the end (as opposed to side); metal case covered with leather (variety of colors and textures); holds 14 cigs (I smoke around a pack a day, but found this to be sufficient for most times; if not, i fill 2 to go); they make the same case for regulars, too.
It is made by: Royal Crown Custom Leathers. (UPC label says Pastel Framed Cig. Case - 100's)
I paid around $15 for each one, and have had one for 2 years and still love it!
Have not searched on line for it, but I bet you could find it somewhere.
Good Luck!

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