Construction - wise, does anyone know, with certainty, what causes a divot when
the cap is removed on some cigars?
It seems like whenever I am able to take one, I'll get a good draw. Of course,
that's not to say I won't get a good draw without taking a divot.
Exactly what I read on another forum, almost word for word. Here it is:
Some torcedors leave a small depression in the end of the bunch, then twist the binder into a pigtail to hold everything together as the cigar goes into the press. When they work the wrapper up to the head, they trim off most of the pigtail, and stuff the remaining bit into the depression to make a nice flat top for the cap. The remnants of the pigtail pop out when you trim or punch the cap before smoking.