Kool tie is way cool!

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Kool tie is way cool!

Post by tara » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:05 am

Last year I picked up a Kool tie at REI for like $11. Just looked and they actually have their own site with way more designs. They are filled with these tiny crystal balls that after you soak it for 30-45 mins it blows up. I know that sounds like a long time but worth it! I would just pop it in my cooler mid day or every night before bed and it lasts like 24hrs! Best thing ever! I wear it when I work outside in the heat. It is way better then those cooling towels and bandanas. Those things only last a few hours, if that. Whenever I got a little hot, I would flip the Kool tie around to the other side and it would cool me off again.

I wore it around my neck, but you can tie it around your head too. I just got another one and going to try wearing them on my wrists, since wetting ones wrists with ice or cold water cools the body as well.
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Post by tara » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:14 am

Budget savvy? Or want your own design/pattern? Someone told me you can make your own with cotton fabric and crystal fillings from inside a diaper. So maybe tear up and old shirt and grab the closest diaper. Viola! :)
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Post by delle » Wed Aug 07, 2013 11:37 am

tara wrote:Budget savvy? Or want your own design/pattern? Someone told me you can make your own with cotton fabric and crystal fillings from inside a clean, disposable diaper. So maybe tear up and old shirt and grab the closest clean, disposable diaper. Viola! :)
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Re: Kool tie is way cool!

Post by TT120 » Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:45 pm

Those things actually work better than you might think. Wrists are good to keep cool as well. There are a lot of blood vessels close to the surface there and it will help to cool your whole body.










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Re: Kool tie is way cool!

Post by tara » Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:51 pm

delle wrote:
tara wrote:Budget savvy? Or want your own design/pattern? Someone told me you can make your own with cotton fabric and crystal fillings from inside a clean, disposable diaper. So maybe tear up and old shirt and grab the closest clean, disposable diaper. Viola! :)
There. Fixed it. You never know with these fuckos.
:lol: hysterical! yeah, thanks...what delle said ppl! :wink:
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Post by illy dilly » Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:54 pm

delle wrote:
tara wrote:Budget savvy? Or want your own design/pattern? Someone told me you can make your own with cotton fabric and crystal fillings from inside a clean, disposable diaper. So maybe tear up and old shirt and grab the closest clean, disposable diaper. Viola! :)
There. Fixed it. You never know with these fuckos.
WHEW!!! Good Save Delle! :shock:
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Post by Drawingablank » Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:01 pm

This video has easy instructions. Or if you don't feel like sewing you can usually find them on Etsy for under 5.00
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Post by Elderberry » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:51 pm

We brought out 100 of them two years ago to gift. They are great?
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Post by Dr. Brap » Sat Aug 17, 2013 12:24 pm

Could you just wear a diaper as a hat?!

This one comes with an integrated dust mask!
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Re: Kool tie is way cool!

Post by deedly » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:50 am

LOL

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Post by Elorrum » Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:21 am

A wonderful neighbor my first year, made and gifted some that contained the polymer granules used in potting soil.
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