Choosing How To Keep Seafood Cold When Shipping In Foam Coolers

Keeping Seafood Cold When Shipping Long Distances – Dry Ice Vs. Gel Packs

As To Whether You Should Use Gel Packs or Dry Ice When Shipping Seafood Catches or Purchases… Assuming you’re going to use a foam shipping cooler to ship home your most recent catch from the charter fishing boat or from the great adventure you recently enjoyed at the local seafood store, the one thing you want to make sure of is that your cargo doesn’t go bad on you while in transit.  This means you need to choose the appropriate refrigerant. Did you know that using dry ice is a bad idea in certain seafood shipping scenarios?  What’s more, did you know that using cubed ice could be the worst …

Are you ready for the next tropical storm or hurricane - use this checklist!

A 23-Point Hurricane Preparadness Checklist

Tropical Storm or Hurricane Aftermath – Nothing Worse Than Being Caught Unprepared! Our most recent article discusses 23 basic supplies that can help you make it through the aftermath of a tropical storm or hurricane with a greater advantage than people who fail to prepare – and it all begins with the right foam cooler ice chest that’s thick walled, superior-grade, light-weight, low cost, and allows you to have several of them to share if you wish and still have plenty of money left over for other supplies.  This checklist is practical in that it ensures you have what you need in advance so you won’t have to rely so …

Original 50-Year Old LoBoy Cooler Shows Why Quality Wins Over The Long Term!

LoBoy Foam Coolers – Made With Pride, Built To Last – The BEST Foam Cooler in the USA! The Magna team is very excited to have come across one of our original coolers from when we first began production 50 years ago.  The years have passed and many things in the world have changed, but our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction is the same now as it was five decades ago. This ice chest was one of the first ones to roll off the line back in 1967 and someone was still making use of it when we found it and with the original tape on the lid.  It …

LoBoy Foam Cooler Survives Being Thrown From A Roof

Is A LoBoy Foam Cooler Really Tough Enough To Survive a 30-Foot Drop?  Video Footage Reveals The Truth! On a brisk, sunny morning the team got together and decided to test out whether our thick-wall cooler could handle a long drop from heights that would send most foam coolers to the scrap heap. Throwing A Foam Cooler Off A Roof – Can It Survive A 30 Foot Drop? A foam cooler company has to have a lot of confidence in the quality of it’s products to risk conducting a live demonstration of it being thrown from the top of a building for upload to YouTube, and that’s exactly what we …

Hurricane Season – Why You NEED Thick Wall Foam Cooler Ice Chests

Foam Ice Chests – Much More Affordable, Keeps Ice Longer, Recyclable – Just A Few Reasons To Stock Up Before Hurricane Season When you’re watching the local and regional weather news with tropical waves coming off the coast of Africa, that’s about the time you start ticking off the list of things you ought to have on hand just in case you need them in the even of a tropical storm or hurricane landing in your area.  On that list of must-have items, ice chest foam coolers with extra thick walls should be right near the top of your priorities.  A recent article launched on the web by the LoBoy …

A Choice Between Thick Walled Foam Ice Chests Vs Thin Wall Foam Coolers

We Invented The Thick Walled Foam Ice Chest To Replace Thin Walled Breakable Coolers For Good Reason… In 1967, the founder of our company  had endured enough frustration from having cheap ‘styrofoam’ coolers break or leak when he went out fishing off the coast of Destin, Florida.  In those days, many fishermen would load their catches into such coolers to take back to the dock, with a high likelihood of suffering a ‘foam cooler disaster’ because they simply were not well made enough to handle that kind of a pounding. So, Charles Watkins decided to do something revolutionary and create a foam cooler that could be packed full of ice …