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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby GA Russell » Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:06 am

Sam wrote:Ozark trail. House brand


Thanks, Sam! I'll look for it.
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby GA Russell » Mon Aug 01, 2016 9:42 am

My (and maybe everybody's) Groupon is offering two 30 oz. RTIC's for $37.99 today.
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby JayTrek » Mon Aug 01, 2016 2:09 pm

I recently purchased a Corkcicle that I am quite happy with. May be looking at a RTIC cooler bag soon though.
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby Bobwhite » Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:25 am

I have 2 Yeti coolers. They will last forever if not stolen, and more than twice the weight of a cheap one. If you have one and use it you will replace your ice every 2 days. If you put refrigerated drinks in it, they melt the ice. If you put room temp. water in it you will really melt the ice. Why pay 10X the price and only marginally improve ice retention? On the other hand, I hear the cups WORK! I've heard nothing but good reports on cups.

ARB, (an Australian company) makes a small 12/24v DC, 110V AC refrigerator that only draws a couple of amps from your battery. It will shut down before killing your battery too. They are EXPENSIVE, but loaded with great features. Wal-Apart sells cheap ones that will not last long, and quickly kill your battery. A nice ARB or Engel will run you around $800 US.

You can take water bottles out of the freezer section and put them into the refrigerator section during times that it is turned off, and not have to pour out melted ice all of the time.

Had I known about these earlier I would have gone with a portable refrigerator instead of a Yeti.

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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby GA Russell » Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:30 pm

I went to BJ's yesterday, and they had mugs by Sub-Zero.

Is that brand as good as Yeti?

Is the important thing that the cup be double-walled?
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby Bobwhite » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:09 am

Here is a video of what is inside a Yeti cup
https://youtu.be/PY5Kryq62SQ
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby Bobwhite » Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:14 am

Yeti VS Ozark Trail
https://youtu.be/p5-abqaKWAw
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby GA Russell » Tue Aug 16, 2016 12:49 pm

Thanks for those videos, Bobwhite! I guess I'll head to Walmart.
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby GA Russell » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:59 am

I bought the 30 oz. Walmart Ozark Trail model the other day, and am trying it for the first time now.

It certainly keeps the coffee hot, but I have an issue: the wraparound label won't come off. Other than soaking it for a week, does anyone have any ideas?
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby brothers » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:15 pm

We just now bought two of the 30 ounce tumblers at Walmart for $10 each.
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Re: Yeti Coolers and Cups

Postby GA Russell » Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:40 pm

I see that Amazon has had the RTIC 30 oz. on sale for $11.99 since the 10th.

https://www.amazon.com/RTIC-RTIC30-30-o ... B019D9HESO
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