Ice House Comparison Chart

BRAND X   ZACK SHACK®
2″X2″ wood fastened with nails or screws; fasteners loosen with road vibration WALL STUDS Steel square tubing;
no fasteners to loosen
  EXTERIOR  
Aluminum sheeting: thin, low in strength, dents easily   Corrugated steel baked enamel sheeting, rigid, superior strength
  WHEEL SYSTEM  
3,500 lb axle jack or winch used to set up; heavy weight requires heavier axle   3,500 lb patented axle, manual set up, gas spring assisted, light weight,
heavier axle not needed
  SCISSOR HITCH  
Requires jacks or winches to operate   Patented automatic, remove
one pin to operate
  DOOR  
Single door entry; some with separate bid door for ATV access   Double door, one side entry, 2nd door open for ATV access
  INTERIOR  
Paneling: warps in high humidity; needed to hold insulation in place   Painted foam, washable, resists moisture, light weight
  INSULATION  
Fiber glass or blow in: vibrates down with road travel; holds moisture   Spray foam seals out all drafts, water proof, floats fish house
  STORAGE  
Cupboards: warp in high humidity; can be filled with many non-essential items – adds weight   Shelf, big enough to hold
essential items
  ACCESSORY RAILS  
Uses 2”x2” studs for backing wood (screws split or strip out)   4 horizontal steel rails
provide backing
  FLOTATION  
Sinks to bottom   Floats, water line below window