RTIC 45 - Tan

111 Reviews

This cooler is all about extremes - from impact resistance and durability to long lasting ice retention. This midsize cooler makes a perfect multi-purpose cooler. It can be carried by one person. The RTIC 45 can do double duty as a bench, nonslip step stool, tabletop and extra cutting board while keeping ice, perishables and vital supplies cold.

Color: Tan
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This cooler is all about extremes - from impact resistance and durability to long lasting ice retention. This midsize cooler makes a perfect multi-purpose cooler. It can be carried by one person. The RTIC 45 can do double duty as a bench, nonslip step stool, tabletop and extra cutting board while keeping ice, perishables and vital supplies cold.

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DIMENSIONS

Empty Weight: 25.0 lbs

  • 36 cans
  • 40 lb of ice
  • 45 qts. of H20
  • 11.25 gals. of H2O

TECHNOLOGY & FEATURES

  • Keeps Ice Up To 10 Days Like a portable freezer
  • Rotomolded Construction Virtually Indestructible
  • Heavy Duty Rubber T-Latches Smooth trouble-free closure
  • Molded Tie-Down Slots Keeps your cooler anchored
  • Bear Resistant Designed to keep bears out
  • Rapid V-Drain System Allows quick draining
  • Traction Lid Can be used as a casting platform
  • Heavy Duty Rope Handles Marine-grade ropes & textured grips
  • Cool-Lift Design Lifts cooler above the hot surface
  • Integrated Locking System Keep your contents safe
  • Non-Slip Feet Keeps your cooler in place
  • Freezer Style Lid Gasket Provides a tight seal
  • Molded-In Side Handles Unbreakable, easy lifting
  • Up to 3" Insulated WallsCommercial grade insulating foam
  • No Sweat Exterior The outside stays dry
  • Easy Lift Lid Handle Allows quick & easy access
  • No Fail Hinges Full length interlocking hinges
  • Easy-Flow Drain SpoutLets the water out, keeps ice in
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Ratings & Reviews

4.8

Based on 111 Reviews

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Great investment

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I bought this cooler about a year ago when I worked mostly outdoors. I filled it up about 3/4 of the way with ice and the rest with lunch for 3 guys, water bottles and a couple sports drinks. They all fit perfectly! I never got a full 10 days worth of ice with it but I went about 3-4 days with ice/cold water in it. Going off road the majority of shift, there were no leaks and no damage done to the cooler! All this while the cooler was in an open pickup bed! I would definitely purchase again.
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great cooler

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i bought a rtic 65 two years ago and i am so impressed with this cooler, we camp almost every weekend in the summer here in Montana , i use blocks of ice in my cooler and am able to use the same blocks for weeks , toss them back in the freezer when we get home and back in the cooler on Friday . only complaint is when its full of ice and beer its heavy . i need a rtic 45 also
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Works both ways

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You dont really ever think of using a cooler to keep things from freezing. I've been working up in Wyoming for the last three months and I can keep cases of water for a few days in my RTIC-45 .when before the water would be frozen solid overnight when left in the truck
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Nice Cooler

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I've had my RTIC 45 for almost a year. It's a strong and cool cooler. I like the accessories I added two racks and a divider makes it versatile. I can't say it keeps ice any longer than my old Coleman cooler, but I do like it a lot and looking to buy a soft sided RTIC when I see a good deal on one.
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Buy it!

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Bought the 45 for hauling my deer meat, I set it on the floor next to the deep freeze at my moms house in St. Louis MO. opened the lid, opened the deep freeze and started loading it up with frozen deer meat, when full, I closed the lid and put it in the back of my truck. I live in Palm Beach Gardens FL. That afternoon, I headed for Florida, took my time and played around in Blue Springs swimming, camped out, at the end of the trip the meat was in the cooler for 2.5 days, I didn't use any ice or anything, never opened the lid ever. when I got home, I opened it, to put the meat in my freezer, and the meat was frozen solid as a rock, like it had never left my mothers freezer, no liquid, no soft meat, frozen solid!!! NO BULLSH**! I might add that it is quite warm where I live,,,, BUY IT!
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100% APPROVED

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If you are looking for a GREAT COOLER stop doing all the reviews/research and buy one, these are the BEST coolers hands down and at a GREAT price. I have all types of gear from RTIC and I have not been disappointed 1 time from product manufacturing/craftsmanship/quality/shipping and costumer service. I have put it to the test in many elements and conditions (all my gear) and has stood up. RTIC TEAM Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
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RTIC 20 - Tan

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Absolutely fantastic! RTIC coolers are the best for retaining ice and keeping contents safe. We have two 20's, a 45,a 20 soft cooler, thermo bottles and mugs...ALL are great!! Just bought another 45 as a gift for a special someone who will be so excited! As far as delivery on my last purchase I was blown away...arrived the very next day! WOW RTIC!!
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Make a Navy

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Great coolers, wish they would make one in NAVY!!!!!
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Excellent

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I purchased this cooler at Christmas 2017. It performs exactly the same as my ******, but at a better price. I have enjoyed it fully. No complaints. It's so good, that I just ordered a 145. Watch for the sale and get a great price with free shipping.
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5 stars

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I have the 20 and the 45 and couldn’t be more happier, well worth the money I was fortunate to get 25% off both times.
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Excellent Cooler

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Purchased my 45 Tan during black Friday deals a year ago. I plan on using this cooler for years as the build quality is very solid and it keeps food cold for the days I leave in the morning and don't get home until evening. The slip resistant feet are great for keeping it in place in the bed of my truck. Only thing I wish was easier is tying it down in the bed using bungee straps, otherwise I've never had issues with it sliding around the bed when driving long distances.
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If Jesus were to buy a cooler, he'd choose this one.

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PROS: Easy for one person to carry and maneuver. Sturdy. Looks bad ass. Cheaply priced (comparatively speaking). So much space, all of the space. It will keep your beer colder than a well digger's ass in January. CONS: The plastic/inside smells awful, like communism and China. Low price=direct shipping-this thing showed up looking like it got dropped from a C-130. It almost seals TOO good-I've flipped this thing over trying to get my tasty beers out. SUMMARY: I've used this cooler three times since purchase and it has exceeded my expectations. You should buy this cooler. You need this cooler. Don't buy that "big foot" trash so you can put a dumb sticker on your Ford and show everyone what an uninformed consumer you are. Make the right choice, buy an RTIC.
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Great Product

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I use this cooler mostly for hunting and I couldn't be happier with it. It's very tough and withstands things it probably shouldn't. I've lopped off a few hooves with an axe before turning meat over to the processor while using the cooler as a backstop and it still performs great. I won a competitors soft pack cooler in a raffle and was in awe of how much it was in comparison to this hard cooler. I've since bought a larger version to accompany this one. I bought once and didn't cry once. It's a great product.
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Perfect camping cooler

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I recently purchased my first Rtic cooler, the 45 in tan. Took it on a 4 day camping trip in the pnw and never had to refill the ice as it hardly melted. Also the dual drain plugs are very practical and handy.
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Great Cooler!!

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Very impressed with this cooler. Never bought a cooler at a higher price before but glad I did. Went beyond my expectations. RTIC RULES!!!!!
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Top Notch

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I am an avid camper and have had plenty of ice chests in my life. I bought this cooler and will never buy anything but RTIC products again! I have camped for 5+ days in pretty warm conditions and never had to purchase ice. All my fellow campers were buying ice daily. I will be buying the 65 next for a little more space. Product is well built, sturdy and can handle any weather conditions. Well Done RTIC, keep to your motto, Over Built - Not Over Priced.
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Outstanding value

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I bought my RTIC 2 years ago and it has been a great cooler.
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Great cooler!

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Fantastic cooler. Has really great ice retention. I’ve had mine for a few weeks not and could not be happier. Thanks so much Ashlee for your help with the cooler! Also thanks for your support of the 2nd amendment.
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Excellent cooler

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This cooler keeps things cold for a long time. We live far from town, so we throw our groceries in there with ice and run all of our other errands, and our food stays cold in a hot car. Also use for camping and it works great. Very durable. High quality drain plugs. Glad I bought it!
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Aweso.e cooler

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My brother won the Rtic 45 (white). We took it on a bachelor party and I loved it so much I ordered one (tan) the day we got back. The ice didnt melt all weekend and all we had to do was keep adding beer. Definitely worth the price. Only complaint is also one thing I love, the slip resistant feet suck for loading into my truck cause it cant slide. But once in the truck it never slid.
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