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Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler

Make & Model

Brand:
YETI
Model:
Roadie
MSRP ($):
229.99

The YETI "Roadie" line of coolers have set a standard for durability and keeping things colder, longer. Two inches of highly durable polyurethane insulation and gaskets/washers combine to keep heat out and contents cold for days. YETI makes coolers in sizes to fit your need - and it may be the last cooler you ever need to buy.

 

 

Features:

  • YETI’s proprietary PermaFrost™ Insulation
  • T-Rex™ Lid Latches
  • The YETI ColdLock™ Gasket
  • NeverFail™ Hinge System
  • FatWall™ Design features extra-thick walls
  • BearFoot™ Non-Slip Feet
  • InterLock™ Lid System

Models:

  • Roadie 15
  • Roadie 20
  • Roadie 25

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My Roadie

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5.0

Yeti Roadie 20

I purchased the Yeti Roadie 29 to put in the back of my Native Slayer kayaks. It fits like a glove in both the 14.5 and the Propel 13. I have used it in conditions that would make other coolers cry...high 90's and high 90's humidity. It has kept everything ice cold for my fishing trips, and will actually keep ice for 4-5 days. I know that most products do not live up to the hype, but the Yeti does.

The cooler is expensive, and yes it is heavy, but if you are looking for the very best cooler money can buy. If you can handle the weight and the price, you will not be disappointed with any of the Yeti coolers!

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
16-30 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Truly ice for days, tough cooler
Cons:
expensive, heavy
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Nice but expensive

After winning a little coin at the casino, I decided to stop by the Bass Pro and see what impuse buy I could make with my "free" money. The winning item was the Yeti Roadie 20 cooler. This thing is a beast but worth the money and weight. I've had this on quite a few camping trips and some day long paddling trips in the dead of summer. It's ability to keep ice is outstanding, and worth every penny.

User Info

Waters Fished:
Large Lakes
Used:
2-6 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Exceptional ice keeping power
Cons:
Pricey
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5.0

Yeti Roadie 20

In the hot south Alabama sun a good ice chest is a must. The Yeti Roadie fits the bill. We can but in drinks and food with ice and it will last all day. Its not too heavy and fits in the back of my Cuda 12 perfect. If your looking for an upgrade in coolers this is a good choice. There are also add-on's that are made for it like rod holders and bottle openers. If something happened to it today I will go get on tonite.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Salwater Flats
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Keeps ice a long time
Cons:
Price
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(Updated: December 23, 2013)
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YETI Roadie Cooler review

I was at I-CAST this past year talking to a good friend of mine Capt. Eric Chiocher from the TV show "The Ultimate Catch" when he introduced me to the guys from YETI Coolers. I have been in the market for a small cooler for the yak to use on long trips and that is when I saw the Roadie. Not only did the roadie have the size, and even color I was looking for but I was told it could hold ice for a number of days!

I fish out of a Heritage redfish 14 that is tan in color, wouldn’t you know that Yeti makes the Roadie in "Desert tan". Now the real test, would it fit behind my seat in the storage area? After thinking hard for about thirty seconds I bought one. Let me tell you it is one of the best buys I have made in a long time, when I got the Roadie home the first thing I did was take my Redfish off the rack and try to fit the Roadie behind the seat. You would have thought YETI made the 15 quart Roadie for my yak, it fits like a glove.

The ultimate test how long does it hold ice? I placed two bottles of water and a few cans of soda in the cooler and filled it up with ice. The temperature outside was about 90 degrees, for the next few days I left the cooler in the back of my truck to see just how long the ice would last. By the second day I did not see any noticeable melting, day three still no real change. Day four the drinks were still ice cold and the ice was just starting to melt. By day five Still more than half of the ice is still frozen, day six 1/4 of the ice is frozen but the water is ice cold. On the seventh day the ice was almost gone but the water was still ice cold as well as the drinks. On day eight the ice was totally gone, however the water was still very cold keeping the drinks Ice cold. It took over a week in 90+ degree weather to melt all the ice in the YETI I was shocked at how cold the Roadie stayed.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
  • Offshore
Used:
7-15 times
My Roadie
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