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Bum RTIC?

dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
Ernestina bought me a RTIC tumbler. The bigger one, think it's 30oz. Filled it with ice and water out of the fridge.  Left it outside in the shade (90* or so). 2 hours and what was a full cup of ice was reduced to half a dozen small cubes...very disappointed 

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  • PowakPowak Posts: 1,236
    Man you gotta lemon. I got the same mug, fill it with ice at 4:45 am, still almost full of ice by 4 pm.
  • @dougcrann Now that it is cold, fill it up with ice again. It will last until tomorrow. 
  • BattlebornBattleborn Posts: 2,478
    What @Hairless_Hand said. I fill mine up in the morning with ice, drive to work, fill it with water, refill 5-6 times a day, bring it home and sit it one the table. The next morning I usually have at least half a cup of ice left. I have found, that the thickness of the ice also has a lot to do with it. Thicker, more solid ice will keep a lot longer than the ice chips or thin ice. 
    Las Vegas, NV


  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    Failed to mention in my initial comment...has been in the fridge, empty, for over 24 hours. I did refill it with ice.  In about an hour and fourth minutes the ice is more than half gone....
  • RRPRRP Posts: 24,316
    dougcrann said:
    Failed to mention in my initial comment...has been in the fridge, empty, for over 24 hours. I did refill it with ice.  In about an hour and fourth minutes the ice is more than half gone....
    does RTIC have a warranty like YETI does? If so the sooner you get a claim filed the better!
    Re-gasketing America one yard at a time.
  • NorthPilot06NorthPilot06 Posts: 1,179
    dougcrann said:
    Failed to mention in my initial comment...has been in the fridge, empty, for over 24 hours. I did refill it with ice.  In about an hour and fourth minutes the ice is more than half gone....
    You might want to use your RTIC to start your egg with that much heat...no weedburner required...
    DFW - 1 LGBE & Happy to Adopt More...
  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    Wife has a Yeti. She can fill her room temperature cup up with the same type of ice, fill it with water from our RO  and still have ice 24 hours later...
  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    RRP said:
    dougcrann said:
    Failed to mention in my initial comment...has been in the fridge, empty, for over 24 hours. I did refill it with ice.  In about an hour and fourth minutes the ice is more than half gone....
    does RTIC have a warranty like YETI does? If so the sooner you get a claim filed the better!
    Pretty sure they do. When Ernie needs a break from sewing she will be calling...
  • GrillmagicGrillmagic Posts: 1,587
    Are you putting the lid on? if so is it the closeable lid?
    Dimondale, Michigan XL BGE
  • gmacgmac Posts: 1,814
    Don't you have **** luck with BGE's too?
    Mt Elgin Ontario - just a Large.
  • PowakPowak Posts: 1,236
    I can tell you this, these mugs won't keep stuff hot for 12 hours as advertised. 
  • Ladeback69Ladeback69 Posts: 4,481
    I have a Sam's Members Mark 30 oz, fill in the morning with ice and refill with water during the day 3 times and have ice even when I get home.
    XL, WSM, Coleman Road Trip Gas Grill

    Kansas City, Mo.
  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 11,300
    Are you putting the lid on? if so is it the closeable lid?
    Good point...my RTIC will hold ice all day with lid.
    only few hour with out lid. Same as my Yeti.
    Thank you,
    Darian

    Galveston Texas
  • tgs2401tgs2401 Posts: 423
    Sounds like yours has lost it's vacuum.
    One large BGE in Louisville, KY.
  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    Ernestina got an email from them. They want a picture of it, copy of receipt etc & they will be sending us a return label...and a replacement. Wonder if it will take 4 weeks to arrive like the defective one?
  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    Yes to the lid. Ernie put her 20oz Yeti and my 30oz RTIC in the fridge....empty last night. Filled them to capacity and put the lids on. Left them on the counter at 7 this morning. By noon mine was all water....her ice had melted enough to fill half a shot glass. House was around 80. Neither cup was in the sun...
  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129

    RTIC took care of us. Initially they told Ernestina that they would be sending a return label, to date they have not. I have used the defective one for coffee...I left a mouthful or 3 in the cup last time I used it....after 3 hours it was still warm...Ernie will be washing the new one so I can try it out...hope it is not another dud...
  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    The replacement is as bad as the original. Washed it, put it in the freezer over night. Filled it with ice and cold water out of the fridle at about 9:25 this morning. Left it outside in my truck, sitting in the shade with the,windows half down. By 2:15 ice was all melted...I give up....
  • LitLit Posts: 9,053
    Not sure about the RTIC but the yeti says do not put in the freezer
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 16,849
    dougcrann said:
    The replacement is as bad as the original. Washed it, put it in the freezer over night. Filled it with ice and cold water out of the fridle at about 9:25 this morning. Left it outside in my truck, sitting in the shade with the,windows half down. By 2:15 ice was all melted...I give up....
    In the freezer for that long contracted the metal and likely broke the air seal. 
  • HeavyGHeavyG Posts: 7,966
    Lit said:
    Not sure about the RTIC but the yeti says do not put in the freezer
    The little cardboard sleeve that is around each RTIC tumbler also tells users to NOT put them in the freezer or microwave or dishwasher.

    Of course warnings are meaningless if one does not read them and/or ignores them.
    “Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.” ― Philip K. Dik

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  • dougcranndougcrann Posts: 1,129
    Freezer....why the hell did I say thaat...it wouldn't fit it the freezer if you flattened it out...was in the fridge.....sitting right next to her Yeti...
    Past couple weeks have been pretty rough. Wife developed a pain in the breast that had cancer. Mammogram,  2 Ultrasounds,  trip to the Oncologist and OBGYN...no concrete answer as of yet. Her 5 year "sentence" on Tamoxifen ends on September 1. Another blood test to see how much estrogen the ovary that was left behind after her partial hysterectomy in 02 is producing. Potentially a switch of meds...and perhaps removal of the ovary. 
    But none of these answers why she has become EXTREMELY sensitive to the touch...
    I lost it today, broke down and cried my eyes out when I was alone. 
    Can't help but wonder if things will ever change...there are days I question how much more crap will be dumped on us...
    Apologies for venting...
  • DoubleEggerDoubleEgger Posts: 16,849
    Stay strong. Your wife needs you. 
  • westernbbqwesternbbq Posts: 2,458
    edited August 2016
    @dougcrann.  We are all your buds here so vent away.  I feel bad for you and your having to deal with so much sh-t at once really sucks. Hang in there Brother.  You can gwt through it!   Vent anytime to us if itll help you.
  • tgs2401tgs2401 Posts: 423
    Hang in there @dougcrann. I went through something similar with my wife many years ago. I almost think it's harder on the caregiver/spouse than the patient since we are on the sidelines while they are fighting for their lives.
    One large BGE in Louisville, KY.
  • FockerFocker Posts: 8,364
    dougcrann said:
    Freezer....why the hell did I say thaat...it wouldn't fit it the freezer if you flattened it out...was in the fridge.....sitting right next to her Yeti...
    Past couple weeks have been pretty rough. Wife developed a pain in the breast that had cancer. Mammogram,  2 Ultrasounds,  trip to the Oncologist and OBGYN...no concrete answer as of yet. Her 5 year "sentence" on Tamoxifen ends on September 1. Another blood test to see how much estrogen the ovary that was left behind after her partial hysterectomy in 02 is producing. Potentially a switch of meds...and perhaps removal of the ovary. 
    But none of these answers why she has become EXTREMELY sensitive to the touch...
    I lost it today, broke down and cried my eyes out when I was alone. 
    Can't help but wonder if things will ever change...there are days I question how much more crap will be dumped on us...
    Apologies for venting...
    Sorry to hear of this.  Hold it down my friend, and weather the sh!tstorm.  It will pass.
    Good Vybz being sent from the QC.  Hang in there bud.
    Brandon
    Quad Cities
    "If yer gonna denigrate, familiarity with the subject is helpful."

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