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Poll

Do you drink coffee?

Yes, I drink Coffee
25 (56.8%)
No, I don't drink Coffee
19 (43.2%)

Total Members Voted: 0

Voting closed: March 07, 2007, 06:11:15 PM

Coffee Anyone?

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Offline Al

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« Reply #60 on: March 01, 2007, 12:13:36 AM »
You could probably do the same thing with a number 2 filter and a bit of heavy duty aluminum foil rolled into a cone (hold the obvious jokes, please), but I prefer a miniscule dose of phthalates from the plastic funnel.

Al

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« Reply #61 on: March 01, 2007, 06:18:56 PM »
I was at the Sportsmen's Warehouse the other day and saw the JetBoil coffee press but the price kept me from buying it.

Al I'm going to have to try the Mellita Funnel or some variation. Thanks
When you came into this world, you cried and the world rejoiced. You should live your life, so when you die the world cries and you rejoice - Old Indian Saying

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« Reply #62 on: March 01, 2007, 07:53:38 PM »
Quote from: "Al"
We use a little Mellita funnel that sits on a cup.  I think it uses a number 2 coffee filter.  Place funnel on cup, put filter in funnel, add ground coffee to taste, carefully pour boiling water in funnel, wait until water drains through funnel, add appropriate condiments and enjoy.  Works every time unless you knock it over (sometimes the desert is not as flat as it looks) . . . it looks something like this except it's dark brown.

http://www.bigbendgallery.com/uploads/files/melitta12012006.jpg

Al


That little funnel is awesome for camping! Yes, it uses No. 2 cone filters.



I did overturn mine a couple of times. It can be very top heavy when you first start pouring the hot water. It can also be tricky to fill your cup up close to the top but not overflow it. The first time I used mine, the desert floor drank twice as much brew as I did :D :D

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« Reply #63 on: March 01, 2007, 08:12:35 PM »
No matter what the poll says "ol coffee" here is going on 6 pages in this topic. And by the way, in honor of West Texas, I've never heard of any cowboy or rancher drinking warm jello, urine, or green tea!  :wink:

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« Reply #64 on: March 01, 2007, 08:18:16 PM »
AMEN!!!!
When you came into this world, you cried and the world rejoiced. You should live your life, so when you die the world cries and you rejoice - Old Indian Saying

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« Reply #65 on: March 01, 2007, 08:19:38 PM »
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And by the way, in honor of West Texas, I've never heard of any cowboy or rancher drinking warm jello:wink:

I never claimed to be a cowboy, just an overweight Texan with a sweet tooth and fond memories of good friends and warm jello in the Rockies.  And for the record, I do enjoy coffee (especially the aroma).  I just rarely drink it since I'm the only coffee drinker in my house and my laziness is greater than my need for caffiene.
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« Reply #66 on: March 01, 2007, 08:43:38 PM »
Quote from: "tjavery"
Quote from: "Al"
We use a little Mellita funnel that sits on a cup.  I think it uses a number 2 coffee filter.  Place funnel on cup, put filter in funnel, add ground coffee to taste, carefully pour boiling water in funnel, wait until water drains through funnel, add appropriate condiments and enjoy.  Works every time unless you knock it over (sometimes the desert is not as flat as it looks) . . . it looks something like this except it's dark brown.


Al


That little funnel is awesome for camping! Yes, it uses No. 2 cone filters.


I did overturn mine a couple of times. It can be very top heavy when you first start pouring the hot water. It can also be tricky to fill your cup up close to the top but not overflow it. The first time I used mine, the desert floor drank twice as much brew as I did :D :D


It is a great tool for good coffee in the backcountry for sure.  No weight to speak of, simple and virtually unbreakable.  

Muse is feeling her oats tonight!

Al

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chisos_muse

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« Reply #67 on: March 01, 2007, 08:57:13 PM »
Quote from: "Daryl"
Quote from: "chisos_muse"
And by the way, in honor of West Texas, I've never heard of any cowboy or rancher drinking warm jello:wink:

I never claimed to be a cowboy, just an overweight Texan with a sweet tooth and fond memories of good friends and warm jello in the Rockies.  And for the record, I do enjoy coffee (especially the aroma).  I just rarely drink it since I'm the only coffee drinker in my house and my laziness is greater than my need for caffiene.


Oh, I'm just funnin! :D
I'm an overweight Texan too!


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« Reply #68 on: March 01, 2007, 09:08:26 PM »
Quote from: "chisos_muse"

Oh, I'm just funnin! :D

I figured you were.  I should have thrown in a few emoticons so you'd know I was smiling in my response.  :D  :lol: :D  :lol:
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« Reply #69 on: March 04, 2007, 10:27:20 AM »
Poll is good until 3/7/2007 when we will tabulate the votes, toss out the hanging chads, etc.  This may end up in the Casa Grande Court.  :P




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« Reply #70 on: March 04, 2007, 11:20:56 PM »
(just ran across this, suspect he has a point)

"Widespread caffeine use explains a lot about the 20th century"

Greg Egan

 


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