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Old 09-12-2010, 10:16 PM   #1
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Has anyone tried one of these? They look like a great solution for coffee making -

Brunton 81-100730 BrewFire Coffee Maker BrewFire Coffee Maker


I am also looking at the Coleman Camping coffee maker that you put on a propane stove - they are around $33 on Amazon
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Old 09-13-2010, 04:26 AM   #2
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I have the Coleman and it works great. The only thing is it doesn't have a warming feature so I carry a thermal carafe.

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Same here - we use the Coleman, carry a thermal carafe and love it. Both take up a little more room that we'd like, but it sure makes a great cup of coffee and I'm not sure I want to compromise on that.
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Our Bunn is crapping out at home. Wonder if it hooks up to LP.
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I am also looking at the Coleman Camping coffee maker that you put on a propane stove - they are around $33 on Amazon
Robert and I also use the Coleman. Look in the thrift stores in your area. Lizbeth found ours that way and snagged it for us for $10. It was in the box and looked unused.

I may just have to try that direct Propane model...
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Robert and I also use the Coleman. Look in the thrift stores in your area. Lizbeth found ours that way and snagged it for us for $10. It was in the box and looked unused.

I may just have to try that direct Propane model...
I too have the Coleman. I keep in the bottom, tall cabinet of my Bigfoot galley. I found it via Craig's list for about $15 and bought a stuff sack for it at my local camping store. Nancy, as others have already stated, the Coleman does not keep the coffee warm once brewed. But if you already own a thermos, you are set!

If you or Frederick decide go get the direct Propane model, I'd be interested in your reviews.
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I've used a manual Melitta for over 20 years. Just a simple cone and a pot - use any stove to boil water. When we accidentally left our last one in a motel in Denver I found a replacement at Amazon.

Amazon.com: Melitta Manual Coffeemaker 10 Cup: Home & Garden
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Hi there,

We use a Melita manual coffee maker that comes with and drips into a carafe. Like it lots.

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If you or Frederick decide go get the direct Propane model, I'd be interested in your reviews.
The link listed 76 different retailers, none of whom I am familiar with. However, the price ranges from a LOW of $74.86 and a HIGH of $217.98!

I'm beginning to like my $10 Coleman even more every day.
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Has anyone tried one of these? They look like a great solution for coffee making -

Brunton 81-100730 BrewFire Coffee Maker BrewFire Coffee Maker


I am also looking at the Coleman Camping coffee maker that you put on a propane stove - they are around $33 on Amazon
We have the following:
Cuisinart 12-Volt 12-Cup Thermal Coffeemaker

Makes excellent coffee .... we love it.
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We are using a small percolator that goes on the stove, small and light.

http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST%2Fbrowse%2F8%2FKitchenBath%2F2%2FAppliances%2F CoffeeMakers%2FPRD~0420408P%2FCopco%2BStainless%2B Steel%2BStove%2BTop%2BPercolator%2FCROSSSELL~07630 52+Jumbo%2B20%2BCup%2BPercolator.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3E prd_id=845524443250221&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=14084 74396672140&bmForm=form_locale_change&bmFormID=128 4999376289&bmUID=1284999376289&bmLocale=fr_CA
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Wow! That's one huge URL Michel!
Here is the same thing after putting it into tinyurl.com

Copco Stainless Steel Stove Top Percolator | Canadian Tire
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Wow! That's one huge URL Michel!
Here is the same thing after putting it into tinyurl.com

Copco Stainless Steel Stove Top Percolator | Canadian Tire
Wow, I think we are about to start my favorite FGRV thread ... How do you make Coffee?
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I have a Coleman camping coffee maker but it takes to long and is to bulky.
I use my french press travel mug I bought for camping about 3 years ago everyday. I only use the coffee maker when I have company.
The mug capacity is 1 2/3 cups which is enough to get me going in the morning.
They have comparable mugs on Amazon.
It makes great coffee and all you need is a tea kettle to heat the water.
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