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Who's COOLER,you or your beer?

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Post by willssoda » Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:22 pm

There was a day when people were content with a styrofoam or standard Igloo cooler. Those days are gone and now you have Yeti and other knock offs like Ozark Mountain, Lifetime etc. which leads me to ask, what cooler do you think is best? I had a Yeti Hopper 20 worked good but hard to get my big hands in. Sold it and bought a Yeti Flip works great but little small. Today I picked up an Orion 45. Anyone have any feedback on this cooler? Love to hear how you keep your beer cold and what works best.


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Post by Flat_Top » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:28 am

I'm a fan of RTIC Coolers. I have the soft coolers in a few different sizes. Have used the lunch size daily for over a year and it has held up great. Also, have the bigger 30 and 40 size for when we need more ice cold beer. Take a look at Arctic Ice, ice packs, to keep everything cool. Right now Arctic Ice has a sale going on.
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Post by willssoda » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:24 pm

Cool thanks for the response! Anyone else enjoying a cooler to keep your beer super cold??
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Post by kb » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:54 am

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. It was the gift I ever got .. but lately it’s not holding ice for long periods of time - yeti sent us a new gasket and a yeti ice block , works a little better


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Post by Longhorn Mike » Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:04 pm

If you don't mind a little exterior sweating and a lot of weight, these 50's era aluminum coolers a great. They keep stuff cold and look awesome doing it.

Be the coolest guy at the lake / beach / dock / pool party / backyard BBQ with one of these. Plus, it's another way to plug the hobby because folks will ask questions about it.

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Post by willssoda » Wed Jun 06, 2018 6:52 pm

I dig that Jax! I don’t see many beer coolers like that here in Tennessee
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Post by hover31 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:19 pm

This old school Old Mil. cooler had a cushion top but the fabric was full of rips, it now has a fish fillet board. Converted a couple more but they are with friends- Ziphippie
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Post by hover31 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:28 pm

My old school bait box. It was painted(thick) so I hit it with a wire wheel until I noticed the Bud Label. Bottom was rusty so I added a heavy bottom, won’t tip over-guaranteed! Nothing worse than minnows flopping in the back of the truck. Can still get at the spigot- Ziphippie
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Post by shubmcs » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:46 pm

those metal coolers will last forever...quality American metal craftsmanship... encapsulating a superior asbestos insulation...

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Post by beerhunter14 » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:43 pm

Now , those really cool cooler, Might steal the show , for those showing those old aluminum cooler. Keep in mind, Handle with care if your are using those old aluminum cooler. 1 } Try not to drop it. 2} make sure it clean well after it use otherwise rust will built up. I use to have a Falstaff cooler but I sold it.. There is couple of old cooler beer brand that I can think of and those are Hamm's, Falstaff, Miller HIgh Life Old Milwaukee, Some I'm not sure of. Schmidt, Pabst. Maybe more I'm missing . But the one that really stand out that I can think of and that is Longhorn Mike cooler- Jax !!!!!!!!!!! Never knew beer brand cooler made way down south!!

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Post by Longhorn Mike » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:42 pm

Both Pearl and Lone Star made a variety of aluminum coolers from the late 40's till the mid 60's. Grand Prize even had a couple in the 50's.

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Post by golf_lover44 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:47 pm

Here's a Grand Prize cooler that attended our chapter's Fall 2013 show:

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Post by kb » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:20 pm

Would like to find this genny cooler .. Image


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Post by beerhunter14 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:06 pm

kb, Umm I think that kind of cooler will be hard to find.. Keep in mind,, Some people just put sticker on the cooler.

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Post by Barry Travis » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:06 am

This cooler was three bucks at an estate sale sale, and I kind of went a little crazy with the paint markers. I always try to have it filled with vintage beer like Hamms, and it always provokes conversations.
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Post by Flat_Top » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:22 am

Barry Travis wrote:
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This cooler was three bucks at an estate sale sale, and I kind of went a little crazy with the paint markers. I always try to have it filled with vintage beer like Hamms, and it always provokes conversations.
I remember my dad having that coleman cooler when we were growing up. Great cooler, but your cooler is Bad ***.
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Post by Flat_Top » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:08 am

I think I might have a problem. Anyone know of a CA group where I can get some help?
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Post by willssoda » Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:29 am

Crap. Mow your gonna make me want to get mine out. Lol. Nice group. Also digging the brown Colman. Did they really sell those Doo Doo brown?? Lol
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Post by willssoda » Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:29 am

Guess that could lead to a separate topic or add to this one. How many coolers do you own?
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