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I prefer my French Press. It doesn't use paper or plastic filters. No waste. Here's the brand I got.
Special note: I do have to buy whole bean coffee and grind it on the "coarse" ground setting on my grinder. The normal ground coffee is too small and will not work in a French Press.
However, many stores have coffee grinders too, like Albertsons or Ralphs etc.
Others have said it. Bodum Brasil, 18.85 with free shipping at amazon. 34 ounces, too, so you can make a good amount, not just 1 or 2 cups.
Both grinders need to be held in one hand while cranked in the other; in both cases the grinder fits comfortably in the "hold" hand. In both cases, the crank arm is a reasonable length & size and feels good for the comfortable rotations.
The porlex felt easier to turn and feels like a similar-style pepper grinder - there's very little resistance to grinding and the effort put in feels less than the result. The Hario is bigger but more hand-shaped, and feels more sunstantial to turn, but actually feels like grinding - with the porlex I was more pleasantly surprised by the result than feeling like I got what I'd expected.
Bodum brand is always dope, they're good enough "bodum" is synonymous with French Press to some folks. This looks like a reasonably priced model, with current sale taking it down to ~$20.
Vaults & similar products "purpose" is mostly "take your money" and marketing hype, combined with placebo effects and confirmation bias. Most consumers at ~2 cups a day are running through their beans before they start to noticeably stale, while even if you're pushing past that, you're going further than the day or two the vaults gain - at ~1 cup a day, folks are often a week to two past stale date by the time you've finished, at which point the extra day of not-stale you gain is kinda moot.