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Old 03-26-2013, 09:27 PM   #15
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Good old Mr. Coffee works for us. It was installed as original factory equipment in 1999 and still works like new. Of course we aren't full timers, and if we were a better brand would be required just for the longevity.

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Old 03-26-2013, 10:38 PM   #16
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No matter what you pick, just be aware that the 12volt coffee makers are expensive and slow...like 18 minutes to brew a 8 cup pot, slow.

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Old 03-27-2013, 06:14 AM   #17
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Keurig here too, wouldn't be without mine here in MH or at Home! Coffee virtually instantly and the freedom to switch it up at each cup without straining, draining, filtering, boiling or perking. Technology is great!
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:34 AM   #18
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Cuisinart and the short blond that sets it. Has bean grinder made right in it an works great.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:57 AM   #19
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If you do much boondocking, you will soon tire of getting up in the morning and discovering that you don't have enough battery power left to make your coffee. You can then try a non-electric solution.

Coleman has two versions of propane operated, "automatic," drip coffee makers. One uses the small propane bottles, and the other sits on top of the stove. I have the stovetop version. It is a little slower than the electric type, but it makes good coffee, and won't run down your battery.

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Old 03-27-2013, 07:03 AM   #20
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Kuerig here in the motorhome and at home. I can have my tea, coffee, hot water for bullion and such. I would replace it tomorrow if it failed. Bed Bath and beyond has a great return policy on them. If it breaks, they will replace it. No questions asked. Enjoy your cup of joe !!!
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:19 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by eightydid View Post
Mine is a Percolator
I grew up on perked coffee. Brings back so many memories. I remember my Dad used to add a pinch of salt to tame the taste a bit. I really like the perked coffee favour and by chance, once in every couple of years, someone serves me a cup.

I use a Mr. Coffee when camping.

I've thought about buying a French Press coffee pot as well. Rich, strong favour, no power needed, just boil the water, pour and press.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:39 AM   #22
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good old fashioned percolator, use a filter in the basket so used grounds don't go down the sink. Yes it takes time in the morning, but the aroma is great
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:34 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Groovy View Post
We use a Melitta pour through filter ($5 or so at Amazon). Boil water in a kettle and pour it into the filter. It's worked for me for 40+ years.
I have had my Melitta for years too makes a great cup of coffee and how you boil the water is up to you.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:03 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by jzick View Post
Wouldn't be without our full size Keurig.
We carry the Keurig for the occasional cup. Also had a Bunn in the house and in the coach until they died. We replaced them with and use a Mr. Coffee for when we need more than just a cup, which is most of the time. Bunn quality seems to have suffered in recent years in the consumer line. Be careful in selecting a coffee maker. If you have a MSW (Modified Sine Wave) inverter in you RV, some of the fancier (read: digital display) models don't play nice with the electric from the inverter. The basic plain coffee makers work on this type of inverter.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:15 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by Razzman View Post
Keurig here too, wouldn't be without mine here in MH or at Home! Coffee virtually instantly and the freedom to switch it up at each cup without straining, draining, filtering, boiling or perking. Technology is great!
That's the one good thing about them, if we ever get one I'll get the filter basket so I can use my own coffee. The Keurig ones are just way too expensive.
Right now we've got one maker in the stick house and one in the MH and a brand new one in a box that I bought when I thought the one in the stick house was leaking. Turns out we just have to be a little careful when putting the carafe in.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:56 PM   #26
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I've never found the right coffee for the Keurig. The one we had at work never made a decent cup. I use a Technivorm Mocca Master at home. Cheap French press in the TT.
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:05 AM   #27
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I have a continuous coffee [black] in hand most of the day, since my Navy days. I buy Mr. Coffee pots two at a time, if one fails open the new box, that way I always have one on hand. For the price you can't beat them.
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:17 AM   #28
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We have an old fashioned perk pot for when dry camping (no gen in the TT) and a cheap $10 Mr Coffee when plugged in. The perk pot makes better coffee but the Mr Coffee is faster.

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