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by fdsman
Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE Cherry Nut Cake Successfully Replicated!
Replies: 19
Views: 7747

Re: MRE Cherry Nut Cake Successfully Replicated!

Very old thread here, but how do you go about requesting a recipe from Natick?

There are a number of discontinued ration components that I'd love to get the recipes for.
by fdsman
Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: WW2 Japan Army Air Crew Energy Liquor
Replies: 8
Views: 1514

Re: WW2 Japan Army Air Crew Energy Liquor

laughing_man wrote:"Air Crew Energy Liqueur" is the medicinal liquor


Are there any specific medicinal purposes listed for the liquor to serve?
by fdsman
Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Interesting mess kit concept
Replies: 3
Views: 1143

Interesting mess kit concept

Many years ago on Youtube I ran across this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRWlK_zVC4o And finally found out what the top lid for the mess tin is and who makes it. It was manufactured by Penrith Survival Equipment Ltd, which appears to be out of business or has no online presence, and the ite...
by fdsman
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Xbox Live
Replies: 20
Views: 3811

Re: Xbox Live

housil wrote:We do Arma 3 multi player now


You have Arma 3 on Steam or ???
by fdsman
Thu Dec 24, 2015 7:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Source for information on US Army clothing?
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Source for information on US Army clothing?

Aside from what various retailers will tell you, which prompts you to purchase their product; Is there a resource online for things like, the differences between M-1951 and M-1965 pattern clothing, as well as all the variations of things like field pants?
by fdsman
Fri Jul 31, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Manufacturer for accessory pack gum?
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Manufacturer for accessory pack gum?

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Specifically the ones packaged like this, anyone have any idea of who manufactures them, and where to buy them on their own?
by fdsman
Sun May 17, 2015 7:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Looking for combo poncho/bivvie tent/sleeping bags
Replies: 0
Views: 2191

Looking for combo poncho/bivvie tent/sleeping bags

I recently discovered the Multi Purpose Poncho System (MPPS), also known as the Ecotat and Freedom Shelter. Here's an old ebay auction for one, with a hefty price (as is common for these apparently): http://www.ebay.com/itm/USMC-Military-Multi-Purpose-Poncho-System-Survival-034-Go-Bag-034-Shelter-Sh...
by fdsman
Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:37 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Yugo/Balkans Mess kit
Replies: 3
Views: 2154

Re: Yugo/Balkans Mess kit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN0Y2TV2ojI


Where did you pick up your mess kit?
by fdsman
Sun Mar 08, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Random Pop Tart Question
Replies: 8
Views: 2737

Re: Random Pop Tart Question

Is frosted brown sugar with cinnamon the only variety that exists in MREs? Anyone ever got one aside from this variety in an MRE genuine or civilian? The meal kit supply MREs can contain a strawberry pop tart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm3jOHsYWhU Although this is an older video so the newer ...
by fdsman
Sun Feb 15, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Australian Defence Force Emergency Flying Ration
Replies: 16
Views: 3502

Re: Australian Defence Force Emergency Flying Ration

Interesting. I'm surprised there isn't a length of tubing so you can use the container to desalinate sea water should you be flying over coastal regions.

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