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Coleman 10-cup Coffee Maker

Mother Nature doesn't have a snooze button, so when a brilliant sunrise lights up your tent at 6 a.m., you need one thing -- coffee. Unfortunately, your local coffee shop can't help you in this predicament, but a portable coffee maker sure would come in handy. The Coleman Company, which has been around since the turn of the 20th century, offers a coffee maker for those with a 21st century addiction to a good cup of liquid invigoration. The Coleman 10-cup Coffee Maker is similar to the machine you likely have at home, except the carafe is made of stainless steel and it's fueled by a 16.4-ounce (0.4-liter) propane cylinder. The cylinder is disposable and the heating mechanism is turned on with the push of a button so you don't have to worry whether you can get it lit. Just fill the reservoir with water, pour your favorite coffee beans into the removable basket and, 18-minutes later you're enjoying a cup of Joe in the great outdoors [source: Camping World].