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Anyone using this cooler?
« on: April 07, 2011, 01:08:35 PM »
75 Qt DuraChill™ Wheeled 6-Day Cooler

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

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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2011, 01:31:35 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.
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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2011, 01:42:46 PM »
I bought a 70 qt Extreme at Academy Sports 2 weeks ago for $36.99
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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2011, 01:50:04 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.  :) 
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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2011, 01:52:54 PM »
Whichever you decide on, be sure it is blue.
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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2011, 02:35:07 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...

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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2011, 03:20:01 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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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2011, 09:19:58 AM »
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...
« Last Edit: April 09, 2011, 09:33:19 AM by Will's Swill »
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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2011, 09:30:18 AM »
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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ok ok! i promise i'll get the blue one!! :)
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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2011, 01:43:34 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.  :) 

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Re: Anyone using this cooler?
« Reply #11 on: April 10, 2011, 07:00:15 AM »
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.  :) 

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