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by Jaylo
Wed May 03, 2006 7:44 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Canadian IMP-Salmon
Replies: 21
Views: 9325

After hitting up google it seems DND (IMP manufacturer???) recieved reports of troops getting ill after eating the Honey...instead of recalling they added the little green sticker. I suspect that it's come kind of failure in the foil envelope: highly sugared foods are very acidic and aggressive and ...
by Jaylo
Tue May 02, 2006 6:22 am
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: Sweets/Candys in MRE
Replies: 4
Views: 4197

Tootsie Rolls....Yeah, not good at all: no discerable flavour and a strange plastic texture like silicone putty. However they do have an alternate use as a crude thermometer for camping/field work: Toostie Roll shatters when bitten= -10oC or below Tootsie Roll behaves like epoxy putty and pulls out ...
by Jaylo
Tue May 02, 2006 4:33 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: What i've learned so far about british rations.
Replies: 15
Views: 7799

Jaylo: When out in the field for real (as opposed to playing games in the field), one doesn't have time to brew. It's instant, or do without. One can't be picky about how it tastes, either. Drink/eat it, or do without. Nonsense! That's what made the British Empire great- knowing when to brew up in ...
by Jaylo
Thu Apr 20, 2006 11:18 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: I guess I can't make fun of those...
Replies: 16
Views: 5979

I think you need to be really hungry/ not picky to enjoy the HDR.

I think i'd prefer to pick up one of the unex- cluster bomblets (when HDRs used to be yellow) and bitten into that instead :roll:
by Jaylo
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: New International Member signs up!
Replies: 2
Views: 1540

New International Member signs up!

Ahoy there MRE fans! My names Jon Lopez and I'm a major MRE fan.....there's always a case in the house, on the go....been into MREs for about 3 years now but been into military kit for most of the 27 years I've been alive. I'm a military reinactor (Vietnam War) and team captain of an airsoft team(li...
by Jaylo
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: What really happened to those brit rations...
Replies: 11
Views: 5934

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/20042006/344/mod-manpower-problems-critical.html Quoting: Even £5 million spent on sending ration packs to try to help victims of Hurricane Katrina in the southern states of the USA backfired - most of them were impounded by the US Department of Agriculture because they brea...
by Jaylo
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:46 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: What i've learned so far about british rations.
Replies: 15
Views: 7799

Ok- Sugar/Sweets- We live in the cold and need lots of sugar to keep us warm on the frequent wet days.....Plus British Soldiers are expected to deploy in a country prior to Burger King opening there ;) Instant Tea- As I coffee drinker I can't comment, but I do know of people sent to the Tower Of Lon...
by Jaylo
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:17 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Rhodesian Military Rations
Replies: 8
Views: 11815

As the whole Rhodesian debacle had much UK involvement from the get-go, I suspect you'll find that it was the period British Rations that were issued which were not enourmously different to the WW2 rations.
by Jaylo
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:15 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: First British Ration with pics.
Replies: 7
Views: 4568

Also- really don't use those matches in the house or near anything that might be easily stained....:)
by Jaylo
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:13 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: First British Ration with pics.
Replies: 7
Views: 4568

I defy anyone* to enjoy the 'meat pate' in the little can.....The only use I can think for this gritty, grey, unfragant crap is as polishing paste for rusty steel




*by which I mean someone not starving to death or escaped from a health farm