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Monday, April 18, 2016

friday bikecast


As you can see, i hooked up my scanner over the weekend and, as long as it doesn't get stuck asking for new cartridges it will work.

I've been gradually trying coffee-making devices (twentieth-century, of course) with the idea that eventually my Mr. Coffee will stop working and will need replacement.  With the same mindset as I went into typewriters, I'm looking for pots without their own heat sources.  Look for a post on that soon, but here's a teaser:


4 comments:

  1. Any typecast is good, but especially a bikecast; thanks for the update. As for non-heating coffee makers, I've taken to using the Aeropress. I bought a reusable metal screen filter instead of using the disposable paper filters, and since water temperature is critical to the taste experience, I now use an electric tea kettle with adjustable temperature settings; I find 185f to be near ideal for my beans and grind.

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    1. My local roaster usually brews with a chemex, but she demonstrated/taste tested with Aeropress and French press also. They were all good, only differing in the strength and solids. She uses one of those kettles. It's a good way to go.

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  2. The Matt Damon film deviates from the novel to a greater extent than the Chamberlain mini-series. From memory. I haven't read the book since '88. I must say that, for some reason, I always pictured Bourne as looking like Burt Reynolds. Enjoy the rest of the book, NA! The two sequels are worth reading too, but stay away from the Lustbader continuation novels.

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  3. Good to see you back! Interesting coffee creation device, you must show it in action. :D

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