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Record breaking cigar attempt

Cigar-making king Jose "Cueto" Castelar and his five assistants attempt to break a Guiness World Record.

The 64-year-old former was using nearly 42 kilograms of top-quality tobacco to assemble a 30-metre cigar.

Castelar learned the art of cigar-making from an uncle at age 5.

He set Guinness World Records for longest cigars in 2001, 2003 and April 2005, when he completed a stogie measuring 20.41 metres.


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