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Old 05-07-2012, 02:32 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by dunnnc View Post
When camping, you are supposed to make 'Old Joe', fill up a pot with water, when it boils, throw in the coffee and when the grounds fall to the bottom, pour and have a cup. That's how the cowboys did it.

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Old 05-07-2012, 02:32 PM   #12
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I love how an almost four year old thread about COFFEE, got started back up! I agree with using a press, but use a keurig when hooked up to power.

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Old 05-07-2012, 10:36 PM   #13
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:02 AM   #14
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I roast my own at home, grind the beans just before brewing, and brew with very hot water (205 F. or so). A small inverter powers a simple blade grinder. Boil water any old way and use either a French Press or a Melita pot & filters. Better than Starbucks, IMO. Heavenly!
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Old 07-08-2012, 09:24 PM   #15
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I have used the Bodum Columbia french press that does not break, for several years. It helps keep the coffee warm and will keep it warmer if you put preheat it with hot water. Pour it out and put in the fresh coffee grounds and hot water. Wait four minutes and then press. It comes in three sizes. I put a towel over the top to help keep it warm. It's only flaw IMO is the top is not insulated. Below is a link-
BODUM COLUMBIA | Coffee maker, double wall, 12 cup, 1.5 l, 51 oz, s/s Shiny | Bodum Online Shop
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Old 07-08-2012, 10:52 PM   #16
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I bought a good old Pyrex percolator and use these new paper filters that fold over the stem and then use regular ole Folgers automatic drip coffee. I know thats old school coffee, but I'm pretty easy to please. jdadoug

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