54 Quart Steel Belted® Cooler

54 Quart Steel Belted® Cooler


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Go back in time with cold food and drinks today when you take a Coleman® 54 Quart Steel Belted® Cooler along with you. It looks just like the one you remember with its classic design first developed in 1954. Large enough to hold 85 cans and tall enough to hold 2-liter bottles upright, you'll have plenty of space for refreshments for a whole group of people. Whether you're headed on an overnight camping trip, to a tailgate party, or out to a BBQ, the comfort-grip steel handles and stainless steel lid latch make getting to your destination easy, comfortable and secure. Once you arrive, the Have-A-Seat™ lid will ensure you always have a place to sit and relax while you enjoy the day with a cold drink in hand. When the fun is done, the leak-resistant channel drain makes it easy to empty any excess water without tilting the cooler, so you're ready for your next fun adventure. A Coleman® Steel Belted® Cooler will rekindle your fondest outdoor memories — and equip you to make many new ones.

• Iconic design with a painted steel body
• Keeps the Ice!™ – 4-day ice retention at temperatures up to 90 °F
• Holds 85 cans
• Added height to hold 2-liter bottles upright to help prevent spills
• Leak-resistant channel drain for easy draining without tilting the cooler
• Have-A-Seat™ Lid supports up to 250 lbs. for a place to sit and rest
• Comfort-grip steel handles for easy, controlled lifting and carrying
• Rust-resistant, stainless steel lid latch keeps your cooler closed over the bumps
• Rust-resistant, stainless steel hardware
• Low CO2 insulation for reduced carbon emissions from foam manufacturing
• 6-year limited warranty
• Made in the USA
54 Quart Steel Belted® Cooler is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 119.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from From a top quality product to cheap and worthless Bought this to replace an older Coleman cooler that got damaged, looked the same as the old one but very cheap quality. The latch is no longer the steel hook style but some useless over sized bulge that goes into a piece of plastic that doesn't hold the lid down for anything. My old Coleman cooler used to keep ice for 3-4 days, now I'm lucky if I have ice at the end of the first day. Thank you Coleman for years of great products but since you quality has gone to from a 10 to a 1 and the price is outrageous for what you get now, I'll never buy any of your products ever again.
Date published: 2018-11-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Which genius designed the plastic latching system? A $.10 part could make this cooler great.... Bought this cooler because it reminded me the one I grew up camping with. Good sturdy cooler, steel belted, and Made In USA, as it should be. Took it on its first trip that weekend and immediately realized a major design flaw/cop-out by Coleman. The latching system. The handle and latch bolt are made of metal but THE STRIKE PLATE AND THE CLIP THAT ATTACHES IT ARE BOTH MADE OF PLASTIC!! The strike plate pops out and falls off under the slightest amount of pressure. The original Coleman cooler had all metal components and lasted for years, who had the bright idea to cheap out and add plastic parts to the locking mechanism???? If you are like me and are going to buy this cooler because you want to support american manufacturing be sure to call Coleman first and demand they change their latching system back to the original design before paying $100 + for a cooler that wont stay closed.
Date published: 2018-05-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost like my dad's! Like the title reads this is almost like my dad's trusty & well traveled Coleman metal ice chest. It holds a lot of pop (as well as adult beverages) & food. There are only a few things I would have liked to see on this one that were in the original model- a food tray would have been nice, a metal lid with a tighter fitting latch, & the bottle opener beneath one of the handles (for those afore mentioned adult beverages). The only other thing I noticed was that it seemed smaller than my dad's, but then again as a child everything seemed bigger; remember that scary sledding hill behind the house? lol Those things aside this is a great cooler made by a great company & I would buy it again!
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not keep ice long. I filled my bro-in-laws cooler (the one holding ice) and my cooler (iceless) about two hours apart. Each had 20 lbs of ice in them and each were kept overnight in the same room, same temperature with the a/c on in my house. My bro-in-laws was filled first, mine second. Mine as you can see won't even keep the ice overnight in an a/c house. His did. I guess I would buy with caution if you do decide to purchase this cooler. That latch on mine seems to have a little more wiggle than my bro-in-laws..maybe that's part of the issue???
Date published: 2018-06-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Vintage look, not so vintage quality Received this cooler last year (2017) as a Father's Day gift. After one year May 2018, the plastic top fell off. Please keep your receipt as it is required for a warranty claim....
Date published: 2018-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from NASCAR View Finder I use my cooler for a better view at NASCAR and NHRA events. I'm over 200 lbs and it keeps my drinks cold and nearby while standing on it. The lock is mis-aligned but that's OK. Bungee cords strung together keep things cold. Prudome, Glidden, K. Bernstein, C. Kalitta, Muldowney, Waltrip, B.Elliott, 3 Allison's, D. Earnhart to name a few of the racers that these coolers have witnessed. I had a red one from the 70's with the bottle opener on the end that got ripped off while I was in the restroom at Rockinghan, NC., so I replaced it with the green one in the late eighties. Miss that red one though.
Date published: 2019-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A classic never goes out of style Although this cooler was not bought new by me from a store, it justifies being reviewed here by being an all time classic. I had one a lifetime ago, but it proved not to be fireproof, and thus I was left to the whims of inferior coolers for many years. When the opportunity to purchase one at a reasonable price presented itself, I naturally jumped on it. It has since represented itself quite well whenever given the call. It serves as an ice and pop dispenser at family gatherings the majority of the time, but regardless of the task, it's always been up to the job. I'm sure I will continue to enjoy it's faithful service for yeas to come.
Date published: 2019-09-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Latch does not latch Not to pile on the hate train, but why did they have to ruin such a great cooler? My parents have had an older model for over 15 years and that thing is totally bomb proof. This one simply sucks. With even the lightest tug, the latch mechanism will rip out of the latch housing. So the latch doesn't latch. Now I get to figure out how to return it and find a cooler that actually works.
Date published: 2018-08-15
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