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by Richard w.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Newbie help
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: Newbie help

Any meal is good, if he's never had one!

Just mind the packing dates. Something produced in the last few years will be your best bet.
by Richard w.
Tue Jul 23, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: WW2 Brit soldier's notes on Burma rations.
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: WW2 Brit soldier's notes on Burma rations.

He's not the first Englishman I've heard say that they dislike peanut butter.

Always seems odd to me as an American. We love the stuff.
by Richard w.
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Anyone ever try the Country Captain Chicken?
Replies: 2
Views: 179

Re: Anyone ever try the Country Captain Chicken?

Been so long, I might be mixing up the reasons for disliking it.

This one had almonds in it, right?

I love nuts of all kinds, except mixed in with meat. Repulses me for some reason. CCC also had some odd seasoning on it, too.
by Richard w.
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Pizza mres on Amazon USA
Replies: 19
Views: 698

Re: Pizza mres on Amazon USA

I presume that they've sold a bunch of these to one-time buyers.
by Richard w.
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Interesting restaurant
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Re: Interesting restaurant

I saw this restaurant on a travel show a while ago. Sorry I can't remember the program's name. It had a team of various young people in different segments, all over the world. The canned goods served there seemed to be in a whole different class from the stuff we can get at the supermarket here in t...
by Richard w.
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE 40 (2020) Improvement Ins and Outs
Replies: 13
Views: 912

Re: MRE 40 (2020) Improvement Ins and Outs

Shame about the hash browns.

The sausage and marinara sounds good. It would be nice to have some kind of roll to put it in. Gawd I hope they don't pack it with tortillas.

Too many tortillas.
by Richard w.
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Civilian ration?
Replies: 2
Views: 500

Re: Civilian ration?

Isn't the upside down stamp at the bottom the date code.

4175 would be 2014, or 2004, I think but I don't know if they were making A packs in '04.
by Richard w.
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: What to include in homemade/DIY MREs?
Replies: 13
Views: 962

Re: What to include in homemade/DIY MREs?

The many kinds of energy cookie/candy bars are light, compact, and nearly indestructible.

Not sure what you have available in Denmark, but Clif Bars, Kind Bars, and Power Bars sold here are very tasty.
by Richard w.
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Strange K Ration
Replies: 9
Views: 984

Re: Strange K Ration

I'm not sure they ever had sucrose tablets, just dextrose. And the label font looks funny.
by Richard w.
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Two types of FRHs in the same year/possibly case?
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: Two types of FRHs in the same year/possibly case?

Were the meals packed by the same company?