Rated 5 out of 5 by Chris96786 Takes a beatin
I bought this cooler roughly 2 years ago. I waited to give the yeti cooler a review, until I tested it out. I use the Yeti 35 cooler every single day. If goes hunting with me, fishing with me, and to work with me. I have a landscape business and I leave the cooler on my trailer during the day. I live in the southeast to where temperatures get in the triple digits. The ice will last three days and then I have cold water on the forth day. I am impressed with how well insulated this cooler really is. Let me also explain that this cooler can take a beating and I believe without a dought that it is bead proof. I have seen my guys fill the cooler up with drinks and ice and sling it on the trailer because they think I am not watching, but to tell you the truth, this does not phase me because this yeti cooler might as well be made of steel. Overall, I have used this cooler like any other cooler that I have owned and I am going on my third year with this yeti cooler without any problems. As far as the price... Believe me when I say, "you get what you pay for!"
September 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by fobriste Fantastic cooler for a weekend getaway
I have the 75 also so I'm comparing the two. The quality all all-around is exactly the same, stellar. The 75 is too large for a one-person weekend get away, especially if you aren't in a truck. However, the 35 is exactly the right size to utilize the basket for dry stuff. However, it's unlikely you'll need the basket as a weekend isn't enough time to even melt the ice. Grab the cooler, put it in the trunk/hatchback with some drinks and food for the weekend and go.
September 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by TheBlum Wish I could give it 10 stars
YETI coolers are simply the best. I don't even know where to begin with this review. Perhaps I will start with the fact that it keeps ice .. FOREVER. Whether I am out on the boat on a fishing trip, just spending a weekend on the lake with some friends, setting up shop on the beach ... or even just going to the grocery store and running the rest of my errands after because I no longer have to worry about my perishable foods getting warm ... this cooler has got my back. Oh, and it's Certified Bear-proof .. for when I run into my local Grizzly. YETI has PERFECTED the art of making coolers and as a result, I am one.happy.customer.
If you are reading this review, I would imagine you are looking for some pros and cons. I can tell you right now, there are no cons to this cooler - nor any of their coolers. If someone has something negative to say, they clearly don't understand how to pour ice into a cooler, close the straps and enjoy ice-cold contents. It's that simple.
In addition to the insulation and it's magic .. this cooler is built to last. It is heavy, sturdy, well built and looks absolutely sexy no matter where you put it. The latches to close/open are ingenious .. so easy, yet so effective. The rubber feet prevent any shifting ... the drain plug is on the proper angle (such an oversight with so many coolers) .. and the handles are soft, comfy and tear-resistant. Did I mention that I can sit, stand, lay, jump, sleep, do a handstand .. whatever I would like to do to this thing ... why? ... because it's built for it. Not once have I ever been worried about the structural integrity of this beast. It acts as my seat, my cooler, my step ladder, my mobile fridge/freezer ... and much, much more.
Coolers have always been such an essential part of our lives, yet no company has ever thought about perfecting them .. until now.
Thank you, YETI, for creating the Ferrari of coolers. I am sold and I guarantee you, everyone I come in contact with who asks me about my YETI, will be sold as well.
P.S. - Their Customer Service is just as good. Which, from my experience, goes hand-in-hand with a perfect product.
September 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by NickH Well worth it.
I use my T35 as my lunch box. Stays in locked in my truck. Use it every day for two years. Can put a case and a 10lb bag of ice in it for the weekend. Want a larger one for family use.
September 5, 2014