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Old 09-03-2014, 06:59 PM   #1
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Soft side cooler (AO Coolers)

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the AO Coolers brand of soft side coolers? I love my ARB fridge, but there are many times I need a small cooler for lunches/drinks away from my teardrop.

AO Coolers is one of the brands that uses very thick, closed cell insulation (3/4") in a soft side cooler.
http://www.amazon.com/AO-Coolers-Soft-C ... ers+deluxe

Yeti even has a soft side cooler now, but I'm not about to drop $300 on a soft side cooler.
http://yeticoolers.com/hopper/


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Old 09-04-2014, 01:42 AM   #2
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Re: Soft side cooler (AO Coolers)

I have the blue 24 pack that I purchased from Off Road Warehouse. I used it for carry on luggage flying to Cabo and then took the clothes out and used it to keep good thing cold on the beach - works great!
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Old 09-04-2014, 08:59 AM   #3
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Re: Soft side cooler (AO Coolers)

I've had a Frostpak for at least 15 years.. It works pretty well, and it is indestructible. I've had this strapped to the back of a motorcycle for tens of thousands of miles, including a lot of off-road, and it has no leaks, zipper works perfect, and works as well as the day I bought it.


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Old 09-04-2014, 05:37 PM   #4
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Re: Soft side cooler (AO Coolers)

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I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the AO Coolers brand of soft side coolers? Yeti even has a soft side cooler now, but I'm not about to drop $300 on a soft side cooler.
http://yeticoolers.com/hopper/


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For that price it better be able to handle dry ice which there is no mention of
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:46 PM   #5
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I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the AO Coolers brand of soft side coolers? Yeti even has a soft side cooler now, but I'm not about to drop $300 on a soft side cooler.
http://yeticoolers.com/hopper/


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For that price it better be able to handle dry ice which there is no mention of
For that price, I want it to blend up some margaritas for me.


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Old 09-07-2014, 03:28 PM   #6
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Re: Soft side cooler (AO Coolers)

Yeah, geez that seems like a ripoff price. I've used various inexpensive ones with success for rafting and what not. At one point I worried about waterproofness but then we went to dry ice and or hard frozen water bottles and don't worry about water inside anymore.

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