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Old 11-09-2019, 03:36 PM
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Default Who makes a good soft sided cooler?

Bought a Polar Bear a couple of years ago and itís been great. But I could use a second one. Iím cheap so I donít feel like over paying for a Yeti. Any other reasonable priced ones out there?

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Old 11-09-2019, 03:39 PM
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Wife got me an rtic for use at race track, it's awesome
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Old 11-09-2019, 03:44 PM
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I have one of these. Can't comment on long term durability but I've used it a few times and I like it.
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Old 11-09-2019, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by jamesbfishin View Post
Wife got me an rtic for use at race track, it's awesome
I looked at them but they wonít ship to Canada
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Look at the resale on the Yeti, itís an eye opener.
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Old 11-09-2019, 04:44 PM
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I have a Yeti knockoff called an Rtic. Works great, but it was a gift, I can't speak to the cost.
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I have a Ozark trail that is decent. It is the yeti-ish knockoff at Walmart. Different design but very thick insulation.
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Old 11-09-2019, 04:50 PM
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have 2 soft sided RTIC
Love em
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Old 11-09-2019, 04:55 PM
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Old 11-09-2019, 04:56 PM
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Another vote for (AO). We use them as a fish bag, too.
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Old 11-09-2019, 05:07 PM
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Old 11-09-2019, 05:16 PM
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I don’t like the zipper top style. It takes both hands to open it without zipper bite. Then you use your third hand to reach into the opening...
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Old 11-09-2019, 05:38 PM
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My polar bears leaked over time and there isnít much of a warranty. Bought AO soft side and rTIC little square cooler that both work fine w no issues.
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Old 11-09-2019, 06:40 PM
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Norchill theough Walmart onlie. Has been great
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Old 11-09-2019, 10:40 PM
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Yeti flip3
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Old 11-10-2019, 11:17 AM
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I have had 2 AO coolers for 4+ years. They are durable, don't leak, and are insulated great.
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Old 11-10-2019, 11:28 AM
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Homitt Cooler. I’ve had a soft side for a year. No complaints. Great ice retention, much cheaper than Yeti.
https://www.thecoolerzone.com/homitt-cooler-review/
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Unless they have improved the zipper stay away from RTIC. Mine sucks to open and close even with 4”
of paracord attached to the zipper. And I have lubed it
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The glue they use on RTIC is junk. Iíd not buy another.
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All 3 of my Polar Bears are now leaking. Liners are starting to rip. Nothing but can beer and ice has been in them. Only had them a few years.
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