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With acoustic guitar humidifiers that go inside the guitar, is it possible to over humidify the guitar?
 

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Depends on humidifier used. Sponge ones, yes. Crystal based one like the Oasis or Planet of Sound or Boveda, no. They are designed like cigar humidor humidifier that regulate to a certain percentage. If you use them as per instruction and not overfill them they will release or absorb humidity to maintain the specified percentage.
 

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Depends on humidifier used. Sponge ones, yes. Crystal based one like the Oasis or Planet of Sound or Boveda, no. They are designed like cigar humidor humidifier that regulate to a certain percentage. If you use them as per instruction and not overfill them they will release or absorb humidity to maintain the specified percentage.
If the guitar get too dry they won't rehumidify, they're only useful to maintain humidity.
 

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If the guitar get too dry they won't rehumidify, they're only useful to maintain humidity.
Of course if you don't replenish them with water they will dry out. The Boveda pack are self contained. They work for a few months and then you replace them. Although I have re-energised some for my humidor.
 

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Depends on humidifier used. Sponge ones, yes. Crystal based one like the Oasis or Planet of Sound or Boveda, no. They are designed like cigar humidor humidifier that regulate to a certain percentage. If you use them as per instruction and not overfill them they will release or absorb humidity to maintain the specified percentage.
Okay, that's good to know. I am in the hunt for a decent acoustic and it can get a bit dry here in the winter. Thanks for the info.
 

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My oasis humidifier makes no mention of being able to dehumidefy or that it stops humidifying at a certain level.
Have you ever tested it to see what percentage it is at?
 

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The definition of relative humidity? The sweat that rolls down the crack of your butt when you're caught messing with your step-sister.
 

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I bought a weather station last fall that gives a reading for indoor and outdoor humidity. I was getting indoor readings of 20% this winter so I'll be looking at adding a whole home humidifier to my furnace this summer.
 
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