Published: July 14, 2015
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There are many important must haves that you need for a barbecue competition from the best knives, to top quality meats, the best smokers or even grills, but there is one items that should be on everyone’s list and that is an amazing cooler. There are some great coolers out on the market but non of them can compare to the YETI coolers
You may have noticed that the YETI Tundra 105 cooler is a tall drink of water. We designed this quality cooler with more height and a smaller footprint so it takes up less room in your boat or truck bed. That extra altitude lets you stack your meats and drinks with a nice layer of ice on top, allowing for greater capacity and longer ice retention than standard coolers. It’s also dry ice compatible, so you can keep everything cooler for even longer than with standard ice, and with less weight. All that makes the Tundra 105 perfect for extended hunting and fishing trips, as does the bear-proof design and rugged nylon rope handles. As always, you’ll have the confidence that your YETI Cooler can stand up to a beating thanks to its sturdy, one-piece construction. Added bonus: it makes the perfect seat in the front center console of your boat — as wilderness guides, we can’t stand to see a waste of space.
The Yeti Tundra delivers the long term ice retention you need, while withstanding the rigors of your outdoor activities. Features non-slip, non-marking rubber feet to keep the cooler in place, a dry goods rack, strong rope handles with sure grip for an easy haul, recessed leak-proof drain plug, and an integrated tie-down capability for solid mounting.
**Editors Note: Grilling with Rich received a free cooler for the purpose of this review thanks to the folks at Yeti Coolers. At Grilling with Rich we never expect payment for our reviews.**
Barbecue & Grilling Product Review: Yeti Tundra 105 Cooler
Any cooler that comes with a operating manual has to be a real serious cooler. I have heard a lot of amazing things about YETI coolers and when I first opened the box I knew right away that this cooler would live up to it’s reputation. I really put the Yeti Tundra out for a test spin.
Not only did I leave a lot of meat in the cooler but I also left it outside my house (and it is going to be perfect for when I have a party on my deck, I know that I will not have to run back and fourth to my fridge to grab some cold ones and my meats), and let nature take a swing at it. It has been raining and storming a lot in Northern Virginia so the weather really provided a good test to see if the cooler would have any water inside from all the storms and I must say that the cooler did not have one drop of water inside and also it didn’t get destroyed on the outside which is always a plus. With regards to the meat, I left some great hamburger meats, some chicken and even a rack or two of ribs inside the cooler and not only did it fit all of that meat but it kept it nice and cool throughout some really hot days. Overall the Yeti Cooler passed the meat test with flying colors.
Overall, the Yeti Cooler is a must have for any serious barbecue pitmaster and team to store all your meats and even some cold drinks during a barbecue competition. Because the Yeti Cooler does an amazing job of holding it’s temperature you can easily turn the cooler into a great hot box if need be right after you cook all your meats. If you are an outdoor cooker like myself and are looking for a great quality cooler to store meats, drinks and a lot of other items for your next outdoor barbecue adventure make sure that you invest in this great Yeti Cooler, I am sure that you will not be disappointed.
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