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by OtisRNeedleman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Strange K Ration
Replies: 8
Views: 169

Re: Strange K Ration

ViperGTS wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:03 am
Isnt Sanka decaf? I dont think they would put that in a k ration.
Not even sure they had decaf during WW2.
by OtisRNeedleman
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: The USDA is after me for ordering French Rations - NEW 5/21 UPDATES! This is happening! To everybody :-(
Replies: 100
Views: 11476

Re: The USDA is after me for ordering French Rations - NEW 5/21 UPDATES! This is happening! To everybody :-(

Hey everyone, I just got hit with a notice for being sent a Menu 12 British ORP from a very popular vendor. Says the importation of 0.3kg of Avian product from the UK may subject me to criminal or civil penalties. Not only am I pissed off that MREMountain didn't indicate that their products ship fr...
by OtisRNeedleman
Fri May 10, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: Russian 24h ration for small troops
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Re: Russian 24h ration for small troops

Thanks for the review. Very good. Was rather surprised to see the butter in the ration, and even more surprised to learn the butter had a two-year shelf life.
by OtisRNeedleman
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: UGR Express Discontinued For Now
Replies: 3
Views: 1009

Re: UGR Express Discontinued For Now

Believe they'll return when needed. Read somewhere that UGR=E's were much more expensive than the other UGRs. Matter of fact, the USMC required permission from HQ USMC before ordering them. The concept is still valid. My guess - there are contracts in place to produce them if needed, and would expec...
by OtisRNeedleman
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: MRE/Ration Videos
Topic: Ukrainian volunteer fighters opinion of US menu 18
Replies: 10
Views: 2221

Re: Ukrainian volunteer fighters opinion of US menu 18

Let's hope all those guys stay safe.
by OtisRNeedleman
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: New here. Brit.
Replies: 15
Views: 2348

Re: New here. Brit.

Welcome!
by OtisRNeedleman
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Who makes the best reproduction WWII rations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1611

Re: Who makes the best reproduction WWII rations?

Yeah, got both Pool books some years back. Outstanding books, they are.
by OtisRNeedleman
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Who makes the best reproduction WWII rations?
Replies: 6
Views: 1611

Re: Who makes the best reproduction WWII rations?

Very good videos. Wonder if the guys in Russia had read/seen Jim Pool's books on Rations of the Wehrmacht during WWII.
by OtisRNeedleman
Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: PORK-FREE MRE
Replies: 11
Views: 2289

Re: PORK-FREE MRE

Thanks! Very interesting. Never realized some countries wouldn't allow pork products into the country, even if for US use only.