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by Norton
Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:05 am
Forum: Civilian MRE Reviews
Topic: Bridgford Ready To Eat Sandwich
Replies: 8
Views: 2244

Re: Bridgford Ready To Eat Sandwich

I have used them on the trail
They are nice to have when you go on a hike. If you have a fruit bar and a powdered drink it is a fairly good lunch.
Compact , clean, easy to eat with one hand and I thought the BBQ flavor was not that bad
by Norton
Sat Aug 27, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Question: Russian IRPs
Replies: 11
Views: 2054

Re: Question: Russian IRPs

I think for a set of three it is a fair price. I like the IRP entrees, one set will last a fair amount of time on a camping trip
by Norton
Sat Aug 27, 2016 8:19 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Question: Russian IRPs
Replies: 11
Views: 2054

Re: Question: Russian IRPs

SNiiP3R I have never purchased IRP from Soviet Power,but I have purchased some field gear from them They are honest vendors. I received an email when items were shipped and a follow up email asking if I was happy with item after it arrived here in the states By the way my order was shipped fairly qu...
by Norton
Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:14 pm
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: Ranger Pudding
Replies: 7
Views: 9030

Re: Ranger Pudding

Yes and you can also smear it on what ever cake is packed the meal as a frosting. One other bit of triva , American frontier cooks on 1870s cattle drives would dump left over brewed coffee into a mix of flour, salt, sugar Then bake sections in a cast iron pot or on a cast iron sheet. Coffee biscuts ...
by Norton
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: Paths of Glory
Replies: 4
Views: 853

Re: Paths of Glory

Thanks for posting
Great film, but Dr Stranglove is my all time favorite Kubrick film
by Norton
Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: MRE/Ration Videos
Topic: What Did WW2 Soldiers Eat 1943
Replies: 2
Views: 955

Re: What Did WW2 Soldiers Eat 1943

This was an outstanding film for those interested in the subject of military rations. They covered in garrison meals prepared by cooks and combat field rations. I did not know the U.S. did the type of testing for vitamin intake in this time period. The K ration portion of the film was of great inter...
by Norton
Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"
Replies: 12
Views: 1753

Re: EPa "Typ I" vs. (advanced) "Typ 1"

Nice photos and I have a few questions about one item in particular.
How does the the orange desert creme taste?
Is this a topping spread for bread like jam or do you eat this in the manner of pudding?
Thanks for sharing
by Norton
Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: MRE/Ration Videos
Topic: South Korean Ration/ Field Rations
Replies: 5
Views: 1457

Re: South Korean Ration/ Field Rations

This vid was most interesting to me as I work with Korean men who served in the 1970's. The story about Vietnam war field rations was fascinating and informative, The sections where different age groups of veterans tasted various rations was also very interesting. Very impressive rations, with a gre...
by Norton
Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:57 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: What does the crescent moon mean?
Replies: 4
Views: 1264

Re: What does the crescent moon mean?

Fascinating information, thank you
by Norton
Thu Jul 28, 2016 10:25 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: My little trip to Canberra
Replies: 9
Views: 1611

Re: My little trip to Canberra

Yowie, sorry to be so late in posting. Man I think the pictures are fine. I have been very interested in WW 1 Armour since I was a kid. I have never seen a real AV 7 even on the web. I am Glad the Diggers saved her. If not she would have been melted down in 1920 or so. Very cool camouflage and marki...

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