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Title: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: tonyp on April 07, 2011, 08:08:35 PM
75 Qt DuraChillâ„¢ Wheeled 6-Day Cooler (http://www.lowes.com:80/pd_318828-1217-FG2C0902MODBL_0__?productId=3137783&Ntt=cooler&pl=1&currentURL=%2Fpl__0__s%3FNtt%3Dcoolerhttp://www.lowes.com:80/pd_318828-1217-FG2C0902MODBL_0__?productId=3137783&Ntt=cooler&pl=1&currentURL=%2Fpl__0__s%3FNtt%3Dcooler)

Are any of you using this cooler? Do you like it? if not, which do you recommend for mash tun conversion?

thanks!
Tonyp
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: tygo on April 07, 2011, 08:31:35 PM
I don't use that one but I'd be a little wary of the wheeled ones.  The drain location may be higher than is ideal to accommodate the wheels.  The 70 qt coleman xtreme is pretty nice:

http://www.amazon.com/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler-Blue/dp/B000G64I1A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1302208256&sr=8-1

Looks like they've gone up quite a bit in price since I last looked at them though.
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: JKL on April 07, 2011, 08:42:46 PM
I bought a 70 qt Extreme at Academy Sports 2 weeks ago for $36.99
-J.K.L.
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: theDarkSide on April 07, 2011, 08:45:11 PM
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler/4807332

Free site to store - about $40
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: Beer Monger on April 07, 2011, 08:50:04 PM
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler/4807332

Free site to store - about $40
That's the same cooler I use for my crawfish boils.  :) 
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: Bret on April 07, 2011, 08:52:54 PM
Whichever you decide on, be sure it is blue.
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: tonyp on April 07, 2011, 09:35:07 PM
I don't use that one but I'd be a little wary of the wheeled ones.  The drain location may be higher than is ideal to accommodate the wheels.  The 70 qt coleman xtreme is pretty nice:

http://www.amazon.com/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler-Blue/dp/B000G64I1A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1302208256&sr=8-1

Looks like they've gone up quite a bit in price since I last looked at them though.

good call on the drain height, thanks for the responses, i think i'll go with the coleman...

tony
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: Bret on April 07, 2011, 10:20:01 PM
I don't use that one but I'd be a little wary of the wheeled ones.  The drain location may be higher than is ideal to accommodate the wheels.  The 70 qt coleman xtreme is pretty nice:

http://www.amazon.com/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler-Blue/dp/B000G64I1A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1302208256&sr=8-1

Looks like they've gone up quite a bit in price since I last looked at them though.

good call on the drain height, thanks for the responses, i think i'll go with the blue coleman...

tony

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Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: Will's Swill on April 09, 2011, 04:19:58 PM
That's the same cooler I use for my crawfish boils.  :)  

Do tell, how do you use the cooler for the boil?  Planning on my first boil this summer...
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: tonyp on April 09, 2011, 04:30:18 PM
I don't use that one but I'd be a little wary of the wheeled ones.  The drain location may be higher than is ideal to accommodate the wheels.  The 70 qt coleman xtreme is pretty nice:

http://www.amazon.com/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler-Blue/dp/B000G64I1A/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1302208256&sr=8-1

Looks like they've gone up quite a bit in price since I last looked at them though.

good call on the drain height, thanks for the responses, i think i'll go with the blue coleman...

tony

fixed



ok ok! i promise i'll get the blue one!! :)
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: punatic on April 09, 2011, 08:43:34 PM
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler/4807332

Free site to store - about $40
That's the same cooler I use for my crawfish boils.  :) 

You got mudbugs in Seattle?!
Title: Re: Anyone using this cooler?
Post by: Beer Monger on April 10, 2011, 02:00:15 PM
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler/4807332

Free site to store - about $40
That's the same cooler I use for my crawfish boils.  :) 

You got mudbugs in Seattle?!
Actually, we do.  However, I have the ones for my boils overnight FedExed from a place that guarantees live delivery.  I always have them delivered on the day of the boil.  Yum yum!  (Next C-Boil, June 11th).