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Old 12-21-2009, 02:47 PM
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French Press for Car Camping

so, having watched for several years now, my in-laws camping, and their yearly struggle with coffee, i brought up to my wife the idea of getting a french press for them for next summer.

they've tried everything it seems. from old fashioned percolators to instant, and even that coleman stovetop percolator(which was easy to use but a dissapointment, as it ran VERY slowly. we're still trying to figure that out...). they've really settled down to making cowboy coffee and using a very cr NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-21-2009, 05:24 PM
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Do you have IKEA??
They have a terrific INSULATED stainless steel plunger ( what you call a Fr NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-21-2009, 06:27 PM
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handy. there's an IKEA not too far, i can go in and check. the website shows a rather nice looking o NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-21-2009, 08:12 PM
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Just one hyphenated word - "freeze-dried" - taste a whole better than anything percolated. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-21-2009, 08:24 PM
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percolating in small pots actually works very well. it's the bigger pots where it's pretty gnarly.NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-22-2009, 05:37 PM
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Honestly I have never been a fan of drip or perked coffee, and once you get hooked on the caffeine h NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-22-2009, 06:10 PM
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i was thinking, depending on cost of the press, getting them a pound or two of a nice kona coffee, a NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-22-2009, 10:31 PM
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It is all to do with the fineness of the weave of the stainless steel mesh, too fine a grind and the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-22-2009, 11:05 PM
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handy to know!

we're starting to get white christmases here in washington... but they'r NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 12-23-2009, 07:55 PM
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Yeah, you can't beat the good french press coffee.

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