From the bloggers at Do It Yourself RV.
On February 10, 1957, the first food cooler made of styrofoam appeared on the market, 16 years after Dow Chemical engineers developed extruded polystyrene foam.
And as you could imagine, the styrofoam coolers were an instant hit!
While the coolers could keep ice frozen for up to 24 hours, they weren’t nearly as durable as many had hoped.
Now, decades later, companies produce coolers that look like something used by the military to protect sensitive and delicate equipment in harsh conditions.
Two well-regarded manufacturers, Yeti and Pelican, make highly durable and super insulated coolers.
We came across this in-depth review of the Pelican Elite cooler by Ballistic Outdoor Barbecue thanks to a post by NDNomad to the RV Travel Google+ group.
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