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Elevation
08-08-2018, 07:57 PM
Right now I carry a thermos in my flight bag, but itís leaky and I run out of coffee. The instant coffee thatís supplied on our airplanes is pretty awful. Does anyone have any experience with these portable K-cup coffee makers? How do they hold up over a few patterns? I think I can get a nearly unlimited supply of K-cups from hotels which would be a lot nicer than 8hour old coffee that I brewed in my room before heading to work.

https://www.amazon.com/Reusable-Portable-Stainless-BPA-free-Outdoors/dp/B07D8P4VQP/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1533786449&sr=8-8&keywords=k+cup+portable


BoilerUP
08-09-2018, 02:47 AM
Carry Via, or buy an AeroPress.

gumpscheck
08-09-2018, 06:11 AM
Carry Via, or buy an AeroPress.

Or apply at K4. Their airplanes have a full size k-cup coffee machine on board.


Elevation
08-09-2018, 04:55 PM
Iíll check out those machines. Thanks.

flyergurl
08-10-2018, 05:22 AM
I carry a French press/mug by GSI Outdoors that had decent reviews. A bit of my ground coffee and the mug takes up little space and you just need a functional hot pot on board the aircraft.

Elevation
08-14-2018, 08:37 PM
Thanks for the tip!

Directautogroup
08-15-2018, 09:05 AM
Aeropress.

Better coffee and less moving parts.

BrulesRulez
08-15-2018, 09:14 AM
https://www.amazon.com/Minipresso-Portable-Espresso-Compatible-Manually/dp/B00VTA9F6U/ref=sr_1_4?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1534353233&sr=1-4&keywords=minipresso

bogietrim
08-15-2018, 02:47 PM
I use something like this. Not this exact one, but something very similar. It packs up small, easy to clean, no moving parts (not sure if collapsing counts? LOL) and makes a great cup of coffee. I have a pint sized Nalgene bottle that I keep the coffee in and carry 30-40 cone filters in a zip lock baggie. They are fairly cheap, so if you leave it on the plane or in your hotel room it isn't a huge loss.
https://nextadventure.net/ust-flexware-coffee-drip.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&adpos=1o4&scid=scplp023779&sc_intid=023779&gclid=CjwKCAjwns_bBRBCEiwA7AVGHrBEtoSxVJLssy1vKEUb QNwRPtslox-f0tOt8vc1NEjZhAnHu_ukJhoCC7QQAvD_BwE

Elevation
08-15-2018, 05:23 PM
I like the way that silicone drip flattens out. Does it elatically attach to the top of a mug (like a rubber band)? I keep breaking nice stuff in my flight bag. I might actually buy a few of them to pass out as gifts too.

Thanks for the suggestion!

ATACCIATI
08-15-2018, 06:25 PM
Aero is good but.......\/

check out the ďTrimmĒ available on Amazon its 50-60 bucks its all self contained and doesnt leak. Rather it fits in your bag or not I cant say. Bag size is like #### size everone is different.

Oh a capt here uses Ciscno or Cisno not sure...its pretty cool and uses those lil cups

bogietrim
08-18-2018, 01:10 AM
I like the way that silicone drip flattens out. Does it elatically attach to the top of a mug (like a rubber band)? I keep breaking nice stuff in my flight bag. I might actually buy a few of them to pass out as gifts too.

Thanks for the suggestion!

The one I have doesn't attach. It just sits on top of the cup. It collapses down and has a lid to cover it. I found it in Cologne at a camping store a while back.

Cheers!

727CA
08-18-2018, 07:15 PM
I used to carry a portable french press, just put loose coffee in it from the hotel room, add hot water in flight, and made a couple cups of great coffee. Stopped carrying it, turned out to be a pain in the rear to clean everyday..

wayway8
08-24-2018, 01:22 PM
Espo Travel Press

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