From the bloggers at KTAR News.
By now, many of you are likely looking to escape the heat and head to any number of gloriously cool destinations in northern Arizona.
If you are still planning to fit in some outdoor fun and exploration this last half of summer, here are some ideas for improving your experience — including some cool new stuff we saw at this year’s National Hardware Show in Las Vegas:
Keep the cold stuff cold.
One of our Arizona favorites is Canyon Coolers, a company based in Flagstaff. The firm has just come out with a new high-performance cooler, the Outfitter 50 ($300), that has walls of insulation that range in thickness from 1.8 to 2.75 inches thick, large enough to hold 50 beverage containers, and fitted with neoprene foam gaskets. Ice will last inside for weeks not days – keeping you going on a long camping trip.
Safely power-up your bigger electronics.
Briggs & Stratton’s new PowerSmart Series P3000se model is a lightweight, smaller, gasoline-powered portable generator that comes with inverter technology. This technology allows you to run an RV’s air conditioner or to safely use laptops, TVs, and gaming systems when you’re out in the woods or desert somewhere. This model even has USB ports for cellphones
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