Handpresso Wild

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I had a bunch of reward points on my credit card and was looking through the list of camping gear they offer. Came across this. I would never buy it but it made me giggle but not as much as the promo video. Trust me wait to the second scene! :risatonaD:

[video=youtube;tzoY-_5AtDo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzoY-_5AtDo[/video]

Any way, looks like a funky device if your into that. Only thing is i hate devices like this where they rip you off into having to buy their refills
 

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Hahaha that's kind of cool. Easy enough to get around the "proprietary coffee pods" issue by making your own reusuable pod out of calico. I like it.

Here's my current real coffee setup for out bush...

Option 1 -

This:


plus this:


Option 2 -

This:


plus this:


I wonder how difficult it would be to put together a pressurised hand espresso machine using a compact bicycle pump, a carbonated beverage bottle and a tyre tube valve?
 

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If you're into good coffee while in the bush, you should try the Airspresso, or the Aerobie Aeropress.

I've got an Airspresso and I rate it highly. They're well made, relatively light (~350g) and it uses traditional espresso grind, which makes for a much easier stock up than some proprietary bag or pod.
 

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I wonder how difficult it would be to put together a pressurised hand espresso machine using a compact bicycle pump, a carbonated beverage bottle and a tyre tube valve?
I missed this the first time I read the thread, Thats pretty much exactly what the Airspresso is. I did a blow by blow review on it back in April; have a look at the photo step-by-step it works absolutely fantastically.
 
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I had a bunch of reward points on my credit card and was looking through the list of camping gear they offer. Came across this. I would never buy it but it made me giggle but not as much as the promo video. Trust me wait to the second scene! :risatonaD:

[video=youtube;tzoY-_5AtDo]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzoY-_5AtDo[/video]

Any way, looks like a funky device if your into that. Only thing is i hate devices like this where they rip you off into having to buy their refills
I dig this.... that would go down well after a long hike lol
 

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just need a camping milk frother and the camping latte scene would explode!
 

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Mukka Express from Bialetti. Will set you back a hundred and change, boro glass weighs a ton but for car trips and a gas burner, go for it. Very, very nice and works really well with powdered or uht milk. I use oxfam fair trade world espresso blend, comes out like liquid crack :D Love it.

Bodum make some solid lightweight presses too, pretty cheap.
 

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I think the handpresso does have a model that you can put loose coffee in rather than their pods. I was looking at them a while ago and decided they just weren't worth the money.

Growers Cup (http://www.growerscup.com/eng/) looks good for those who like to have a real coffee outdoors.
 

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I use an aeropress in the bush. Roast my own coffee with one of those campfire popcorn makers. If you're addicted to coffee, give it a go.

The first time I used it I followed the instructions to the letter but was a bit too excited to notice that the measurements were for a double espresso. So after drinking it (on a work night) I was up til 2am jittering then when I finally got to sleep I got a massive migraine. I'll never read the instructions on new toys again!

It's super tactical and you can probably strap it to a molle vest somehow.

[video=youtube;IKgKX2aZCmE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKgKX2aZCmE[/video]

[video=youtube;d3ZA5Eg9wfg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3ZA5Eg9wfg[/video]
 

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What's wrong with tthe old stove top espresso? You can get alloy ones pretty cheap..

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The handle has melted off mine from too many campfires so I put a wire handle on like a billy and pour it like one :)
 

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What's wrong with tthe old stove top espresso? You can get alloy ones pretty cheap..

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The handle has melted off mine from too many campfires so I put a wire handle on like a billy and pour it like one :)
Just back from searching the kitchen with no luck.... We had one of these that was just suitable for one cup. Small enough to fit in the pack for sure.
 
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