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by SentientTootsieRoll
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: 1948 B2 Unit
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: 1948 B2 Unit

Thanks for sharing some pics, this is pretty neat. I think the most impressive component is the sugar. I'm going to guess that's to go with the coffee, but I wonder if the texture of it is any different than what we are used to.
by SentientTootsieRoll
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Mountain House MCW entrees only 3yrs???
Replies: 8
Views: 332

Re: Mountain House MCW entrees only 3yrs???

FWIW, in 2017 I purchased two cases of 2004 date of production MCWs and all the mains (manufactured by Mountain House aka Oregon Freeze Dry) were still good and tasted as such. Around that same time, I purchased a few 1989 RCWs (the precursor to the MCWs) and those were also perfectly edible. I'd ha...
by SentientTootsieRoll
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: EBAY Asshat of the Month Award
Replies: 97
Views: 26025

Re: EBAY Asshat of the Month Award

I've already reported his post, I'm not going to engage the troll any further. Perhaps I shouldn't have responded in the first place.
by SentientTootsieRoll
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: EBAY Asshat of the Month Award
Replies: 97
Views: 26025

Re: EBAY Asshat of the Month Award

If you have kids and a house payment, that's your problem so don't ask for my sympathy because you won't get it. Charging $75 for one MRE surely won't help you much with making the next house payment. No one is denying your right to sell something for an unreasonable price, but I have a right to poi...
by SentientTootsieRoll
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: EBAY Asshat of the Month Award
Replies: 97
Views: 26025

Re: EBAY Asshat of the Month Award

This guy: https://www.ebay.com/itm/113871605177
The only shocker is that he isn't charging an extra $37 for shipping!
by SentientTootsieRoll
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: WWII Remington Rand 1911 A1 Pistol
Replies: 3
Views: 318

WWII Remington Rand 1911 A1 Pistol

I recently acquired a 1943 Remington Rand 1911 pistol. It is fully original and was used in WWII by a US G.I., likely carried in the Pacific and/or Europe. This is one of those cases where I wish inanimate objects could talk and share their stories because I'd really like to know the story behind it...
by SentientTootsieRoll
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Getting your MRE production date with PowerShell
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Re: Getting your MRE production date with PowerShell

I actually didn't know that a five digit Julian date code was a thing until you mentioned it. I also agree that it should be adopted. I got bored and decided to add the functionality to decipher a 5 digit Julian date code to that PowerShell script. I set the year to go back to 9 years ago since it's...
by SentientTootsieRoll
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Getting your MRE production date with PowerShell
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Getting your MRE production date with PowerShell

I decided to write a small PowerShell script that will convert a Julian date code to a normal calendar date. I did this entirely for fun but thought I'd share it. To use it, Windows users can go to their Start Menu and search for "PowerShell ISE", open it, copy and paste the following code and click...
by SentientTootsieRoll
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTT RCW CINPAC 6A/B set
Replies: 7
Views: 2098

Re: WTT RCW CINPAC 6A/B set

Who would trade rations for gun parts...wacky, especially for common MCW These RCWs are actually pretty rare now. They haven't been produced since the late 1990s, I believe. Personally, I don't believe they're worth the outrageous prices people are asking for them. IMO, the modern MCWs are just as ...
by SentientTootsieRoll
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTT RCW CINPAC 6A/B set
Replies: 7
Views: 2098

Re: WTT RCW CINPAC 6A/B set

I have a ton of stuff but these acronyms have me wondering what the heck we are talking about. It took me a minute too, but I think I know what they mean: CONUS: In the US only, excluding Hawaii and Alaska. AK/SVD: I know these are guns, namely an AK-47, AK-74 and/or a Dragunov sniper rifle that is...