When you have a Block Ice Shaver like the Olde New Orleans, you can lessen your overhead by freezing your own ice blocks. With the 7.5 lb. ice mold, you can keep several hundred pounds of blocks in the freezer for those really busy days. It's also important to have the correct size bag for your ice block: 10 Bags comes with the purchase of this galvanized steel ice mold. Measures 5" x 5" x 12".