This cooler was amazing. Our other coolers are old so we decided to replace and use this one as our food cooler. We went camping for 5 days during the Memorial Day weekend and with daytime highs in the 70s and only about 1/4 of the ice melted in that long time frame!! I am very impressed but the real test will be some desert camping this summer!
- How accurate was the sizing? Spot On
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
- Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
Anyday, Coleman is the best in coolers. I didn't expect less from Coleman.
- How accurate was the sizing? It was perfect
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Coleman is a good product anyday
- Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? It was free of manufacturer's defects
I have used mine for almost 8 years and it is still like brand new. We are scouts and we travel so we camp quite a bit. It has also come in real handy for defrosting the freezer before we moved and for parties. I am short so have trouble moving this by myself and I would not recommend even a tall person doing so. Not just for your back but also to avoid excess stress on the handles. You will also want to have something to prop the lid up when you want to get stuff out since the lid has a tendency to fall shut which is great with forgetful kids but can be annoying when you are trying to get things out for dinner. I like that I dont have to have an extra cooler for drinks since I freeze a bunch of extra juice and use them for ice. This cooler (if monitored to make sure it is actually closed tight) holds ice pretty well. Being in Florida making it more than a day or two in a cooler this larger would be amazing but I have actually managed 3 days. We also camp in the wilderness and have not had a problem so far with wild animals trying to get in the cooler. The raccoons managed to get bread out of my van but they didnt go for the cooler at all (no footprints). I received two of these coolers as a prize and never knew how much they cost. I gave one to my brother and he uses it all the time too. They are a bit pricey for me but probably right in line with similar items.