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Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« on: November 20, 2009, 08:38:39 AM »
Hey

My local big box is advertising a Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver cooler for $44.99.  I currently use the same one in blue.  Would there be a difference other than color?
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2009, 09:06:48 AM »
I assume you're joking.

I've had the silver for 4 years and made 99 delicious batches with it thus far, and I"m just breaking it in  ;D
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2009, 09:57:20 AM »
Yes, your efficiency will fall by approximately 247.6% by using a silver cooler....;)
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2009, 10:11:32 AM »
I measured it at 153.1% denny ;)

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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2009, 10:22:12 AM »
Well, I am holding out for the green one now guys... ;D
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2009, 10:23:52 AM »
Oh, man, that's negative efficiency territory!  It will actually remove beer from your fridge if you use a green one!   ;D
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2009, 11:03:35 AM »
Darn

At $44.00 for a silver one that is a good deal.

I was going to pick two of them up.  They would have been drop shipped to Denny another for Fred for testing.  But it looks like they already tested them so, no, I won't be sending any now.  :)
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2009, 11:08:26 AM »
Blue is cheaper & makes much better beer IMO....  :D

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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2009, 11:21:45 AM »
Darn

At $44.00 for a silver one that is a good deal.

I was going to pick two of them up.  They would have been drop shipped to Denny another for Fred for testing.  But it looks like they already tested them so, no, I won't be sending any now.  :)

Hey, we could always test again just to verify!  ;)
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2009, 12:19:37 PM »
I got my blue one at Walmart for 39.99.  Might want to shop around if you're a tightwad like me.
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2009, 09:47:48 PM »
Anyone have a good guide to convert this into a kickass mash-tun?  I'm just not sure how I would cut the  plastic to put in the hardware.

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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2009, 09:56:24 PM »
Anyone have a good guide to convert this into a kickass mash-tun?  I'm just not sure how I would cut the  plastic to put in the hardware.

www.dennybrew.com is where most people will direct you. There's also a pretty in-depth chapter near the back of How to Brew.

I used a Dremel with a multipurpose bit to cut a hole in mine. If that's more than you want to do, just use a cooler with a drain already cut.
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2009, 07:12:27 AM »
Anyone have a good guide to convert this into a kickass mash-tun?  I'm just not sure how I would cut the  plastic to put in the hardware.

These are the instructions I followed:

http://brewing.lustreking.com/gear/mashtun.html
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #13 on: December 11, 2009, 08:06:34 PM »
Picked up my silver one in 2005 for 24.99. ;D
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Re: Coleman Extreme 70qt Silver
« Reply #14 on: December 12, 2009, 01:32:12 PM »
Amazon has the 70 qt blue one for $36 and free shipping.
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