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Old 05-26-2019, 06:04 AM   #1
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Can't Go Without Coffee? Have Makita?


I can't stand the stuff, but I know plenty of contractors that can't get through the day without it. Here's an odd little side project from Makita I just found online.

https://odditymall.com/rugged-job-site-coffee-maker

Thought some of you working on sites without power may want to know about this.

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Been around a little while. I bring a thermos.

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I think they said it would make one cup on a charge from a battery.

So 15-20 minutes to charge the battery for a cup of Joe.
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I think they said it would make one cup on a charge from a battery.

So 15-20 minutes to charge the battery for a cup of Joe.
I hope you have more than one battery on the job!
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So....


....is that 18 or 22 volt coffee?

Pardon me sir, would you like a extra dash of lithium?
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5Ah battery will make two 4oz batches of coffee.
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"5Ah battery will make two 4oz batches of coffee."

So... is that good or bad?

"Here, have 5AH of coffee - Makita's best."

I think a restaurant cup is around 4 oz.
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4oz is pretty small. 8oz is considered one cup.
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Never go anywhere without it. Much ornerier than than normal if I do forget.

Don't have to carry coffee, water, flask of whiskey (for bad days), another piece of equipment, worrying about having a charged battery for coffee .... KISS
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When I worked in the steel plant, I carried a thermos. When I left that hell hole, I vowed never again.
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I do hate it when the cord gets in the way when I'm making coffee.
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cord on this one is about 2.5 ft.

not good.

Can even hold it over the sink to spray out the basket holder without unplugging it first.
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I'm a half pot in before I get to work, if not, people would have already been killed.
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I have a normal Keurig in my trailer. Havenít been on a job without power for more than a day.

Nothing better on a cold winter day than a fresh cup of coffee.
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I have a normal Keurig in my trailer. Havenít been on a job without power for more than a day.

Nothing better on a cold winter day than a fresh cup of coffee.


I have an Oxx box but I donít want to buy an inverter or a power station to run it. I rarely ever plug in.

Maybe this winter.....


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I have an Oxx box but I donít want to buy an inverter or a power station to run it. I rarely ever plug in.

Maybe this winter.....


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I've got one of those - they're awesome!
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The new Chebbies got a 120v outlet. Just saw the ad. Think they were powering all the lights at a baseball stadium. Or, I'm full of sh!t - as usual.
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It does have an outlet, they were powering lights. But the stadium lights at a field use megawatts. Something your truck ain't going to be producing.

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On the football stadium itself, there is a lot of debate and no clear answers. Stadiums use pretty efficient lighting, and certainly air conditioning is not likely to be an issue in the dead of winter. So using the low end of estimates, an average stadium might use 10MW of energy for five hours, or roughly 50 MWh for the game
https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-G...-Bowl-Use.html

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