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by Sailswish
Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Looking to buy Australian CR1M or french RCIR been dying to get one of each
Replies: 8
Views: 299

Re: Looking to buy Australian CR1M or french RCIR been dying to get one of each

Just bought an RCIR from serge502 on Ebay. Was cheap enough. Haven't bought anything from Europe since the USDA crackdown. Decided to throw the dice. Will give an update when I receive it.
by Sailswish
Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Where is your favorite place to buy MREs?
Replies: 19
Views: 1211

Re: Where is your favorite place to buy MREs?

I started out 3 yrs ago with MREMountain,Zone and ForeignMRE until they all got gutted by the FDA, then went to Ebay to sellers in Lithuania, but have not bought from outside the US since the crackdown went full jackbooted thug. Started acquiring civilian backpacking foods from Stowaway Gourmet and ...
by Sailswish
Thu May 28, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: My First Review: Lentil Stew with Potatoes and Ham (Menu 8) MRE Star
Replies: 13
Views: 788

Re: My First Review: Lentil Stew with Potatoes and Ham (Menu 8) MRE Star

Great first try! Lots of details.One of these days, I'll gather the courage and time to do a review too.
by Sailswish
Sat May 02, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Going rate for G.I. sleep systems
Replies: 5
Views: 782

Re: Going rate for G.I. sleep systems

You might want to visit ZombieHunters.org . This is a really great forum for your question. Search in the BugOut Gear thread. I bought that system years ago and use it quite often. Can't remember the price I paid.
by Sailswish
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Working through your stash
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Working through your stash

I've cracked open a couple pouches of MRENation rations, but I prefer to eat fresh veggies and home cooked meals. As long as the "just in time" distribution system is chugging along, my ration collection is pretty safe. I've only bought some MH and Alpine Aire meals from REI which still have pre-vir...
by Sailswish
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Oldsmokey's History Channel TV Show!
Replies: 65
Views: 87910

Re: Oldsmokey's History Channel TV Show!

This is a tough series to find on the internet.
by Sailswish
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MREs discussed on podcast
Replies: 0
Views: 1282

MREs discussed on podcast

History of MREs on Ridiculous History podcast. FYI.
by Sailswish
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Just received a bunch of International Rations to review
Replies: 4
Views: 2597

Re: Just received a bunch of International Rations to review

Not familiar with French RCIR Menu B, so that one. Don't know if it's a typo, B and 8 are a long ways away on the keyboard.
by Sailswish
Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: ISO ration containing cigarettes and canned items!
Replies: 4
Views: 3159

Re: ISO ration containing cigarettes and canned items!

You should check out Crazy Russian Hacker on YT. He buys boxes of MREs from that era. Goes through the accessory packs for cigs and tosses the rest.
by Sailswish
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: Homemade MRE's
Replies: 2
Views: 3798

Re: Homemade MRE's

Think I've seen boatloads of YT vids of Dollar Store MREs for the exact purpose you mention.