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Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:23 pm

Mike started his email by saying that he wanted something light to hold a coffee filter while he waxed his beard and platted his man-bun. Then he followed up by adding 'and it needs to fit inside my mug'.

It sounded dead easy, so I said 'yeah'. Turns out, it's actually slightly more tricky than I imagined. Anyway, I've arrived at the working prototype stage. It's light (9g) and completely flexible so hard to break even for Mike. I'll keep you posted on progress. Sorry for the poor pictures.

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by redefined_cycles » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:11 pm

Prices?... interested... love the thought of a packable coffee filter cone thingyjig... Like a Hario right
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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:48 pm

Needs a lot more finishing before I think about that Shaf.
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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Dyffers » Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:57 pm

Does the araldite go in the top, or wait until you're brewed up and add with the sugar?

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by pistonbroke » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:02 pm

Perfect ingredient for a sticky toffee latte.

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Mike » Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:10 pm

:-bd looking great so far pal :grin:

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by benp1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:38 pm

But you need to pack filters though right?

I have the gsi ultralight java drip, cracking bit of kit, you just add ground coffee to it, only problem is I have to pack it separately. If you could mirror that but make it smaller and more packable then sign me up!

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:11 am

But you need to pack filters though right?
Hey, I'm just doing what I'm told. I know nowt, I'm a 3 in 1 kinda man :wink:
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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by In Reverse » Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:15 am

Speaking as a coffe snob I'd just like to object to being called a coffee snob. [-X

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by RIP » Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:21 pm

'coffees nob' then? ~O) :grin:
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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by In Reverse » Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:50 am

In the circumstances , yes. :grin: :-bd

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Alexinthepeaks » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:51 pm

I use this silicone collapsible one - not heavy at all...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wolecok-Silico ... 4232&psc=1

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Mart » Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:12 pm

Also these, GSI Outdoor Ultralight Java Drip things, which weigh in at 12g, these also don't require filter papers

https://rockrun.com/products/gsi-ultral ... gL1GfD_BwE
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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by thenorthwind » Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:29 pm

Not sure what the "legs" are made out of, but could you give the bottom ends three "feet" and have one on one side of the lip and two on the other, to negate the need for the wristband (I presume that's what's hold it on at the moment)?

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by redefined_cycles » Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:14 pm

Mart wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:12 pm
Also these, GSI Outdoor Ultralight Java Drip things, which weigh in at 12g, these also don't require filter papers

https://rockrun.com/products/gsi-ultral ... gL1GfD_BwE
Mart... do you have this one.. is that reusable filyer cloth thing easy enough to clean post brewing? Sounds good...

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by benp1 » Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:18 pm

I have one. I mentioned it further up the thread, it's ace

Very easy to clean. Though on a trip I fling the grounds away and pop it in a ziolock bag for the next use

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by ScotRoutes » Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:49 pm

benp1 wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:18 pm
I fling the grounds away
why don't you take the grounds back with you?

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Alexpalacefan » Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:27 am

Cowboy Coffee FTW.

https://driftaway.coffee/how-do-you-make-cowboy-coffee/

ZERO weight.
Nothing to pack out.
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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Shewie » Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:05 am

As much as I like good coffee I usually take 3-in-1's, unless I'm in the kayak, canoe or hauling a pulk in the snow then it's too much faff and bulk for me with milk powder and sugar, the little sachets get me through for a bit of warm and wet.

Cowboy coffee is the way to go but I like to keep my pot clean, these MSR Mugmate knockoffs are quite good just to drop in your cup, they were only a couple of quid when I bought mine several years ago but it's lasted well ...

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by benp1 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:56 pm

ScotRoutes wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:49 pm
benp1 wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:18 pm
I fling the grounds away
why don't you take the grounds back with you?
Good challenge. As they are used as compost and for gardening I haven't seen it as a problem, and apparently after use they are pH neutral. Is it worse than going to the toilet?

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Post by ScotRoutes » Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:36 pm

Toiletting is (almost) unavoidable. Leaving anything else isn't. I operate on the "what if everyone did it" principle.

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Mart » Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:12 pm

redefined_cycles wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:14 pm
Mart wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:12 pm
Also these, GSI Outdoor Ultralight Java Drip things, which weigh in at 12g, these also don't require filter papers

https://rockrun.com/products/gsi-ultral ... gL1GfD_BwE
Mart... do you have this one.. is that reusable filyer cloth thing easy enough to clean post brewing? Sounds good...
Yep reusable filter, just turn inside out and give it a quick squirt with your water bottle - then all ready to go again.
i used mine for a bit but have now moved into Coffee bags purely for convenience
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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Gregsie » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:04 pm

Got one of these that fits inside a mug. A bit more bulky at 77g. If someone could recommend an ultralight grinder then that would be something I'd be interested in.

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by thenorthwind » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:52 pm

benp1 wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:56 pm
ScotRoutes wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:49 pm
benp1 wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:18 pm
I fling the grounds away
why don't you take the grounds back with you?
Good challenge. As they are used as compost and for gardening I haven't seen it as a problem, and apparently after use they are pH neutral. Is it worse than going to the toilet?
I'm an avid practitioner of LNT, and can't think of anything else I leave behind, apart from the occasional "bodily product," but I scatter my coffee grounds too.
ScotRoutes wrote:
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:36 pm
Toiletting is (almost) unavoidable. Leaving anything else isn't. I operate on the "what if everyone did it" principle.
In this case, I genuinely think if everyone did it, in areas whether there's already soil, you wouldn't notice. To all intents and purposes used coffee grounds are soil, albeit without any bacteria (yet) since they've just been sterilised.

I reckon you could take all the used grounds from everyone who's made a coffee in the outdoors in the UK this year and scatter them in my small (let's say 25sqm) back garden and I wouldn't notice, and there would be no detrimental effect.

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Re: Something for the coffee snobs.

Post by Wotsits » Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:03 pm

For coffee snobs with deep pockets!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hr ... 62443.ojf1

I've got a BNest, which is a bit of a lump, but actually makes a really good brew (thanks for the recommendation Ernie), but this thing looks like a more refined (but expensive) version! :ugeek:

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