Prolonging Ice

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Prolonging Ice

Postby OzeBoy » Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:26 pm

Does anoybody know how to make ice last longer in the esky? A friend mentioned something about ice but was unsure of what exactly salt does? Does anybody know? or can offer some tips to prolong the ice age? :grin:
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Re: Prolonging Ice

Postby cokebottle » Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:58 pm

My dad used to throw salt on his ice when he went fishing, it supposedly lowers the freezing point of the water?

I googled "how to make ice last longer" & got 3,020,000 results :***

http://www.google.com.au/search?hl=en&q=how+to+make+ice+last+longer&btnG=Google+Search&meta=

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Re: Prolonging Ice

Postby will_deness » Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:06 pm

There was a active thread here a few weeks ago viewtopic.php?f=26&t=2353&st=0&sk=t&sd=a
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Re: Prolonging Ice

Postby Ozzycamperboy » Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:51 pm

Salt makes ice melt QUICKER. Its use with ice, however, is to cool other things off quickly. Cause things cool in icy water quicker than they will just amongst solid ice. So, if you want a cold beer really quickly, throw some salt and a bit of water in with the ice/beer. But the ice won't last as long.

To prolong ice, see abovementioned thread. I can't be bothered typing it again :*** :mrgreen:
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Re: Prolonging Ice

Postby mystical_aussiegal » Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:04 pm

apparently their is an excellent eskie that will keep ice for a long time, I havnt brought one yet but intend to after reading many positive responses from members of this forum. The website is http://www.techniice.com/english/iceboxes.asp and I sure others can give you feedback re this particular eskie.
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