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Old 08-29-2017, 03:13 PM
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Default Good Lunch Box Sized Coolers?

Was looking at the RTIC, but looks to be sold out everywhere. Any higher end companies make a comparable product? Don't need one of the 20qt backpacks either. Suggestions?
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isn't a rotomolded cooler a bit much for lunch?
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Originally Posted by Ryan H. View Post
isn't a rotomolded cooler a bit much for lunch?
It would be. Referring to the smaller soft sided ones, not rotomolded. Wouldn't need a 10# lunch box. I'm moreso looking for good quality and no leaking than anything else.
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Yeti. If you put your coffee in a yeti thermos inside a yeti cooler it will stay hot for four weeks. You could also consider getting one of the yeti jars, to hold your soup. If you get a yeti lunchbox, thermos, and jar, you will get 3 stickers. That will make you extra, extra Salt life

Realistically though, the RTIC 20 quart soft side will work great for this, without being overly bulky.
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
If you get a yeti lunchbox, thermos, and jar, you will get 3 stickers. That will make you extra, extra Salt life
HaHaHa..Perfect.
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I bought a cheap , soft sided Coleman brand from walmart. Use it mainly when I go out on my or someone elses boat for the day. Plenty of side pockets, removable hard liner. Works for me.
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I have the RTIC. Waited it out and when the got them in stock I grabbed one. It is bulky and big for everyday use. I will find a good use for it but not going to and from work everyday.
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Here's an Engel alot of my coworkers use. I don't like carrying one so I wear a backpack

https://www.amazon.com/ENGEL-COOLERS...unch+box+engel


Nevermind, just reread the thread and saw you are talking soft sided coolers
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Take a look at the Duluth trading lunch box. 1/2 the price of the RTC and lifetime unconditional money back guarantee.
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I found a sweet super friends lunch box and thermos in EBay. Had the same one as a kid.
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I have a couple of these and find I use them very often for day trips. The best part is the zippered area in the top that has a mesh bottom. Drinks and ice go in bottom and sandwiches go in top. Have not had a leak yet. And they are less than $20.

https://www.igloocoolers.com/product...nt=39842026181
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Look at ebags great quality
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...retro kiddy 70s lunchboxes all the rage today, nothing says "I'm cool" like retro 70s lunchbox!

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RTIC 20 works perfect for me.
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I have the RTIC 30, a bit big for a lunch box but it makes a great carry on bag for the plane (fits perfectly in the overhead) and then you have a cooler for your vacation away!
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I have an rtic 20 soft side. It's perfect for lunch
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Originally Posted by signmansez View Post
I have the RTIC 30, a bit big for a lunch box but it makes a great carry on bag for the plane (fits perfectly in the overhead) and then you have a cooler for your vacation away!
You may in fact be, a genius. My current carry-on cost about the same as an RTIC 30, and won't keep beer cold for shit.
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A second recommendation for E-bags. Take a moment to read the reviews.

http://www.ebags.com/product/ebags/c...uctid=10110545
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Just got an eBag for my work lunchbox, it's a pretty standard piece of equipment nowadays. Some guys have the yeti's and rtic's but they're super bulky.
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Originally Posted by BACKTOTHESEA View Post
Take a look at the Duluth trading lunch box. 1/2 the price of the RTC and lifetime unconditional money back guarantee.
I ordered louies lunchbox after looking them up (after reading your post).
It arrived today.
looks like it will serve me well. Seems very well made.

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