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Small French press for desk at work

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  1. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    There's coffee available at work, but it sucks. I'm thinking about picking up a small French press to keep at my desk and make some decent coffee for myself. I've got a giant Bodum one at home that I like alright, but something smaller and ideally less breakable would be ideal. Suggestions.


    And nope, don't want an Aeropress. Got one of those too, I want a French press.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    bodum makes a small 1 cup version.
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Derp. Anyone know of something similar, but plastic? I think the survivability of the glass is not likely to be high.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    never seen a plastic french press. even the super cheapo Ikea ones are (were) glass.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    concern w/ plastic is leachables from contact w/ near boiling water
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    The Aeropress is plastic. I know, not a French press, but from a material application standpoint it might as well be.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    my guess is that it was designed by an industrial designer and not an engineer.
     
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    You can get a camping press that is plastic but they suck in comparison.
     
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    I got my "desk" press at Target for maybe $8.... Worked like a champ for a long time.
     
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    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    And *still* will be 8235x better than the work swill. :D
     
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    You can dick around with the plastic or glass one all you want, but one day you will stop, and get the Bodum Columbia.

    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002AJ9JII


    Life is short. Do it right.
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    That looks awesome. Thanks.
     
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    17oz. a morning's worth of coffee.
     
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