The GSCW Ice Bucket with Tongs is for every drinker who needs ice access in close proximity that isn't melting. But here's a huge problem you face right now. Lids are very flimsy and do not fit secure. But that's not the end of your problems in keeping your ice colder for longer. What makes this even worse is the fact that the bucket does not seal securely! This means that the extra air exposure will melt your ice sooner rather than later! And, worst of all, many whiskey lovers can't get past the idea that all ice buckets stay cold for just as long with or without a lid on it. All this can make trying to keep your ice from melting a nightmare! But luckily for you, there's now a solution! So, if you're a drinker who really likes to have ice access in close proximity and keep keep it from melting, the "GSCW Ice Bucket with Tongs" is the answer you've been looking for!