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by elandil
Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: How I warm my MREs in the office
Replies: 10
Views: 2005

Re: How I warm my MREs in the office

Some of us can verify you can also put them over a car heating vent while driving and have a hot lunch when you stop... :wink:
by elandil
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents

Just right off Pic 3 is a M1 Carbine, and Pic 4 looks like a Lewis machine gun. But let me do some more research, especially on the howitzer in pic 1 and whatever's in pic 2.
by elandil
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: WWII - End of War Troop Transport Ship Newspaper & Welcome Aboard Instructions Scanned Original Documents

not an expert, more intermediate...but I know a feller. Send the pics on and I'll see what I can find out.
by elandil
Fri Feb 15, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Metal Utensils In MREs
Replies: 9
Views: 614

Re: Metal Utensils In MREs

Yeah, P-38 can openers were issued with k-Rations, C-rations and MCI's, but when they went to retort pouches with the MRE's they were binned. Troopers were previously issued a metal mess kit, and utensils, along with a metal canteen cup, but it was a general issue and not with every ration. Even the...
by elandil
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Type X Ration
Replies: 7
Views: 1960

Re: Type X Ration

Gonna play Devils Advocate here... just curious...but why is everyone focusing on ETO? Nowhere in the article did I see anything about where the items were being sent. I mean... Asia and PTO.....considering at the time we had troops on several Pacific Islands (Guam, Vanuato, Guadalcanal, the Solomo...
by elandil
Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: Menu 8 Meatballs
Replies: 4
Views: 657

Re: Menu 8 Meatballs

Howdy Jen, Don't be afraid to toss some seasoning and spices on that stuff. Any flavor or enjoyment you can get out of a ration is pure magic. Cheers theres a reason hot sauce is included as a ration ingredient...and if you look thru most soldiers gear, you will find a lot of extra bottles included...
by elandil
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Is a case of 2002 MREs worth $30??
Replies: 1
Views: 456

Re: Is a case of 2002 MREs worth $30??

Yes
by elandil
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: MORE Hot Weather Pack 1 snacking
Replies: 4
Views: 1539

Re: MORE Hot Weather Pack 1 snacking

watching the game is a good time to snack. Good review, very descriptive. Thanks for posting it.