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by Smitty
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: Getränkepulver Isotonic
Replies: 13
Views: 178

Re: Getränkepulver Isotonic

This was advertised as "German Armed Forces" individual meal from ' PablosCave ' in Poland. What arrived after almost 12 weeks was a very small but heavy package of mostly canned items. I showed it to Gundog4314 , and he felt it was most likely some sort of homemade ration, and clearly not an actua...
by Smitty
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Civilian MRE Reviews
Topic: MRENation - Extreme Hamburger MREN Menu #5 - Partial Review
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: MRENation - Extreme Hamburger MREN Menu #5 - Partial Review

Entertaining review Smitty! Great idea with the peanutbutter sriracha combo. Kinda like a peanut thai sauce burger! Cool! Cheers on a cool ration! ....up next...beyond burger mre! Haha, but think of the thousand of peas that had to die just so you could have a bur.... ;) An interesting idea. I’m su...
by Smitty
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: German WW2 rations
Replies: 10
Views: 338

Re: German WW2 rations

Likely a lot are based off all the public ration labels that have been made by enthusiasts in the hobby. I’ve collected quite a lot over the years. Lots are fantasy items, some are scans of originals, but most are individually made by reenactors, and some I even made haha. This is a repository you g...
by Smitty
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: camel cigs question
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: camel cigs question

Edit: dang, I got my left and rights confused, haha. In anycase, here’s my original and useless comment below: The tag line might be the key. It appears they started using that in the 60’s. Though I wonder if more doctors still smoked camels that late, haha http://indymotorspeedway.com/cigs/1960s.html
by Smitty
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Feedback - Buy/Sell/Trade
Replies: 1108
Views: 375151

Re: Feedback - Buy/Sell/Trade

Robin Heum was awesome to deal with on some MCIs I purchased from him. As described, super fast shipping. Awesome possum!
by Smitty
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: MTL Armory selling 2019 IMP Breakfasts
Replies: 0
Views: 104

MTL Armory selling 2019 IMP Breakfasts

I got a note from a fella saying that he has 2019 Canadian IMP Case A rations - Aka: Breakfast.

https://www.ebay.ca/usr/mtl.armory

24 Canadian Loonies. Note though, these will be coming from Canada, so the risks for the yanks is still real.
by Smitty
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Early "Sock Rations"
Replies: 4
Views: 301

Re: Early "Sock Rations"

housil wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:31 am
Did they have them literally in their socks or is it just a saying?
They came inside that large fabric tube. It’s longer than a sock but since sock knitting machines can make any length, I would
Imagine they used the same machines. Just a hunch.

by Smitty
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: REAL UK CADET RATIONS!
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: REAL UK CADET RATIONS!

Dang unconventional date code. I was like “this must be fake but where is the April 1” and it wasn’t until you mentioned 01/04/19 is April 1, not Jan 4.

Man, now I’m craving a butter chicken poutine....
by Smitty
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Canadian IMP Complete Menu Lists
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Re: Canadian IMP Complete Menu Lists

Hi smitty, I'm doing the same with british rations. https://bit.ly/2NqUFRX if anyone has any info could they please DM me it, sorry for hijacking your post but I thought its in the same general scope. Dude! That's great! Now we need the Germans to get going with their "Das EPAInformationZusammenste...
by Smitty
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Looking for Black Dog's 24HR MRE
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: Looking for Black Dog's 24HR MRE

Blackdog Bob is still around, but he now operates MRE Nation and Minotaur Trading Company.

There very-well could be some old stock floating around in private hands.