Originally Posted by silverback07
I need one of those. I went through about 50 pounds of ice 2 weeks ago.. not to mention the ruined sandwiches when Ziplocks fail.
I am curious as to what bags you used. I make Ziploc bags for a living. Were they genuine Ziplocs, store-brand, Glad, etc.? What part failed?
A sandwich zipper bag is about the last thing to submerge in water. They almost all leak no matter who makes them. A storage bag is good but a freezer bag is made with almost twice the mil thickness. Both of our storage and freezer bags have to meet some pretty tough standards and are checked frequently in an hour. I use freezer bags for camping and cooler use. Storage bags work fine too for the dry goods, bread, crackers, chips, etc.
A little promo. We started making a big zippered storage bag (starting @ "16x"16) that work great for storing sleeping bags and blankets while camping. I wouldn't be bringing them up but that was always a pain of camping was having to find somewhere that they wouldn't get dirty or wet. These bags seem to take some abuse. They work great if you are just throwing stuff in the back of the truck or SUV. I don't think I would subject them to roofrack duty at highway speeds though. They would survive and keep things dry but I just wouldn't do it so they would last longer.
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