Thinking about buying a Yeti Cooler

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  • January 19, 2014 at 8:13 pm #616042 Back to Top REPORT
    fridge24
    fridge24

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    Thinking about buying a Yeti Cooler ? Just wondering does anyone have one and are they worth the money. thanks
    January 19, 2014 at 9:50 pm #616050 Back to Top REPORT
    indychris
    Indychris

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    I know back when things were busier here, there were several guys who swore by them. I just can’t get past the price.
    January 19, 2014 at 10:53 pm #616055 Back to Top REPORT
    bigrobc
    bigrobc

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    True story. My bro has one, and put food and ice in it and left florida for Missouri. Its the biggest yeti not sure the number but its a monster one. Loaded it up oct 29th and returned home in fl nov 19th and still had ice in it from that fla ice machine. Unreal. Dont get me wrong it was cold every night, but that made me buy one !
    January 19, 2014 at 11:30 pm #616057 Back to Top REPORT
    bootheel-boy
    bootheel boy

    Joined: 7/21/2006
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    I was looking at one at my local bow shop early last year. I made a joke about how expensive they were. A guy there said he had one and loved it. He said he can keep ice for a week here in our Missouri summers which are usually 90-95 degrees. He said the trick is to cool them down before putting ice in. He said he freezes a milk jig with water in it. He then places the frozen jug in a day before he plans to use it. He said if you don’t cool it down first some of your ice will melt trying to cool the inside of the cooler down from the temp it was stored at to 32 degrees. He said they work just as good for keeping food hot.
    January 20, 2014 at 2:11 am #616059 Back to Top REPORT
    fridge24
    fridge24

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    Thanks I’ve been wanting to get one for hunting and  The family trips . It’s funny I look at one and think well just for a few more dollars I can get the next size up.its just a lot of money and thanks for the help.
    January 20, 2014 at 4:39 am #616062 Back to Top REPORT
    straightedge123
    StraightEdge123

    Joined: 10/22/2007
    Thing is, you have to buy a much bigger one than you would a regular cooler to have the same volume inside of the cooler because the insulation is so thick.  But the comments about working well are correct.
    Mathews S2 / Copper John 4-pin / QAD HD LD / Worlds Best Strings / 808 Bowslings / Easton Bloodlines
    January 21, 2014 at 10:17 am #616159 Back to Top REPORT
    vash
    vash

    Joined: 5/30/2010
    true story.

    last year in Idaho.  my buddy poops money so he bought TWO yeti coolers.  a big one and a smaller one.

    my brother bought two high$$ chest as well.  a Grizzly and an Engel.

    i had two cheap Ultra Igloos.  the challenge was set!!

    i knew i was disadvantaged, so i prefroze EVERYTHING!!  two day drive to idaho and on week of opening and closing.  you know what?  the igloos hang tough!!  ice stayed just as long.  sure, my hinge broke!  but it hung..if i had to pick a winner, i would give the nod to the Engel.  ice really lasted.  the best thing about the Yeti was the surface. super smooth and easy to wipe clean.  the grizzly was textured and looked grimy after a long 10 day hunt.  my friend took his yeti stickers and stuck them on my igloos.  so i look like a poseur.  funny as heck.

    downside?  they are so heavy.  loaded up, it is a two-man move.  the grizzly chest was the only bear proof (Certified) one in our group..we put the beer in that one.

    January 22, 2014 at 12:03 am #616249 Back to Top REPORT
    fridge24
    fridge24

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    Vash thanks for cooler info been reading up on all them, at least the beer was safe from the bears
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