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Old 07-19-2015, 06:57 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by dmac1951 View Post
Also, I had to get me an old fashioned percolator for my coffee. Sure tasted good too!
We use a French Press. Just boil the water, put grounds in the press, pour water in, wait four minutes and voila☕️!

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Old 07-19-2015, 07:07 PM   #22
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Bring baby butt wipes !
Always have them on hand with grandkids in tow, dry camping or not!

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Old 07-19-2015, 08:53 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by MSgt Rick View Post
We use a French Press. Just boil the water, put grounds in the press, pour water in, wait four minutes and voila☕️!
I had one like that 40 years ago. Didn't know tey still made them. Had a different name but same idea. It did make great coffee. One of the reasons I bought a Bunn for home.

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Old 07-22-2015, 09:47 AM   #24
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When I dry camp, the one change I make to the MH to conserve battery power is to disconnect the fridge light and door heater strip. The heater strip in the Dometic fridge draws around 1A/hour and, by itself, will will drain a 100A battery in a few days.

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Old 07-22-2015, 10:03 AM   #25
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All suggestions above!

As stated, our saving grace was a small generator, a blue 6 gal water jug, and borrowed a grey tote. Worked great for a full week.

Would choose the French press and boiling water coffee method if we had to do again. Bought the Coleman stove top coffee maker. It works but is slow, larrrrrrrge, and heats up the kitchen area (which would be good on a cold morning but not on a warm one).

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