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Overall score is based on performance.
We tested chilly bins in our refrigeration lab. Packed full with ice and bottles, we left them in a temperature-controlled room set at 32°C. We recorded how long it took the contents to reach 2°C (by which time all the ice had melted), then how long it took the temperature to rise to 8°C (the safe temperature for chilled food).
Chilly bins that score 80% are our top performers. Bigger models will keep contents chilled on one load of ice for several days, while smaller models should manage a couple of days and nights on a weekend camp. Those scoring 70% aren’t quite as good: bigger ones will get you through the weekend on a single load of ice, but smaller ones might not manage more than a long hot day in the sun or an overnight camp.
07 Jul 2015, Annie W.
I purchased this at rebel sport 2-3 years ago in a sale.
It has been a great chilli bin. I have this model and maybe the newer ones have changed but mine has both a divider and a storage basket.
This esky has excellent performance. We travel alot and summer weekends camp without power.
At the end of the trip 2-3 days this esky still has ice in it despite frequent opening and the kids not shutting the lid properly
The basket is a tray really no holes so great for ham and stuff you don't want to get wet.
Cant think of any
Yes, I recommend this product.