Calcutta Cooler Review 2019 | A YETI at a Discount?

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The premium roto-molded cooler industry is booming in a big way. Once people saw their friends' new YETI or RTIC, they couldn't wait to have one of their own. Once these businesses succeeded, various other entrepreneurs figured they'd get in on the action with companies like Pelican and Orion, and bigger brands like Coleman started producing their own versions...

Hands-on with the Orca 35 Quart Cooler with Liddup Technology

Orca with Liddup by water

Orca is one of many manufacturers producing rotomolded coolers. This particular style of high end coolers is known primarily for incredible durability and multi-day ice retention. Yeti is the most well-known manufacturer in this space. Although they didn't invent this style of cooler, they were the first to popularize it. And as their popularity grew, many alternative manufacturers took...

Tips for Securing Loads in Your Truck Bed

Securing Loads in Your Truck Bed If you own a truck, chances are you spend a lot of time moving your (or, more likely, your friends’ and families’) stuff around. We all know that you can’t just load up the truck bed and be on your way. Every move requires some form of securing, whether it’s simply throwing on a...

Truck Canopy vs Tonneau Cover: Which one is Right for You?

Tonneau Covers vs Canopies: What's the Difference? If you’re a truck owner, chances are you’re spending a lot of time transporting various items from place to place. The last thing you want is for those items to fly out of your truck bed and end up sprawled across the highway. By far the easiest way to accomplish securing your stuff...

DIY Tonneau Cover

How to build your own DIY tonneau cover For almost every truck mod, there seems to be an eager DIY-er out there determined to find a way to make their own. DIY projects are all the rage these days, and with enough skill and time, you can actually get some pretty impressive projects done. The important thing to keep in...

5 most popular truck mods

Five Must-Have Truck Mods Part of the fun of owning a truck is jacking it up with aftermarket parts to improve the functionality and usefulness of your beloved vehicle. Some truck owners go for aesthetics with massive tires, lift jobs, and exhaust pipes, while others value functional add-ons like bed extenders and tonneau covers. Whatever your tastes, here are the...

What is a Surge Arrester?

updated: May 22 / 2019 If you’ve ever tried to research surge protectors, there is good chance you’ve also come across the term surge arrester. Surge arresters serve the same purpose as surge protectors, but they operate in an entirely different way. Where surge protectors use a parallel circuit design - diverting extra voltage to another line - surge arresters...

How Surge Protectors Work

How Surge Protectors Work Most households contain at least one surge protector. In fact, there’s a chance you have one without quite realizing it. That’s because the immediately obvious use for a surge protector is that you can plug multiple components into one power outlet. Most frequently, this type of surge protector is found near home computer systems or home...

Why should you invest in a surge protector?

Why You Should Invest in a Surge Protector   It’s pretty clear that surge protectors are a worthy investment, and an easy way to protect your electronics. Generally speaking, most people by now have at least one surge protector in their house. The main downside to household surge protectors is that they can only protect a select few devices at a...

Things to look for when buying a used vehicle

Buying a vehicle can be a long and tedious process, with lots of research and inspecting going into it. This is especially true with used vehicles. We can’t all afford a brand new vehicle fresh off the lot, and even those of us who can will often opt for a used vehicle. They’re cheaper, they can be sold privately,...