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by alcockell
Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: The Doors - Hello, I Love You (Platoon) (1986)
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: The Doors - Hello, I Love You (Platoon) (1986)

Yup - -only one of my fave films..
by alcockell
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: The Doors - Hello, I Love You (Platoon) (1986)
Replies: 4
Views: 386

Re: The Doors - Hello, I Love You (Platoon) (1986)

Hang on - White Rabbit was used as the music bed during this scene...
by alcockell
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: "Lite" versions of German EPA rations?
Replies: 3
Views: 539

Re: "Lite" versions of German EPA rations?

So similar to evaq8's Day ratpacks... a civilian version of the MOD pack...
by alcockell
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: "Lite" versions of German EPA rations?
Replies: 3
Views: 539

"Lite" versions of German EPA rations?

Hi folks, Some EPA ratpacks on the market seem to be a lighter version of the older EPAs - in the way that Britpacks have been downsized to something more like 3000Kcal as opposed to 4100KCal.. EG - these. https://www.surplusandoutdoors.com/shop/army-surplus-uk/army-miscellaneous/epa-individual-comb...
by alcockell
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Civilian MRE Reviews
Topic: SPAM
Replies: 32
Views: 9661

Re: SPAM

I had to...

by alcockell
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Polish IFR "S-R" Menu Nr 6-S-R-6
Replies: 2
Views: 610

Re: Polish IFR "S-R" Menu Nr 6-S-R-6

You'll like that one. One of their best mains. Then again, I will admit that out of the 24hr rations I preferred the crispbread to the hard caraway crackers
by alcockell
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: Das Boot - Trailer
Replies: 16
Views: 4491

Re: Das Boot - Trailer

5-hour 2-disc versions's the best... it's the full series edited into a single feature.
by alcockell
Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: FRENCH RCIR #1 OSTRICH IN CRANBERRY SAUCE
Replies: 7
Views: 1342

Re: FRENCH RCIR #1 OSTRICH IN CRANBERRY SAUCE

Just looking at my usual ration supplier here: https://www.surplusandoutdoors.com/shop/army-surplus-uk/army-miscellaneous/french-rcir-ration-pack-nato-474552.html No ostrich on any of the menus, bah. Might take a punt though as you never know. Jack Ostrich was deleted - exp 2019 was the last menu w...
by alcockell
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: Supercharged FRHs that can cook tins
Replies: 0
Views: 579

Supercharged FRHs that can cook tins

Hi folks,

Just tested this FRH with an RCIR main - 30 mins and meal nice and hot.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Flameless-Rat ... 2706826594
by alcockell
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: Has anyone tried cooking a tin in an FRH?
Replies: 16
Views: 3085

Has anyone tried cooking a tin in an FRH?

I'm thinking of the more powerful frhs like the British one... You know how many canned meals could be cooked by immersing them in water, has anyone tried with rcir tins or similar? Cos I know it works with German rations. I know I can always nuke them, but I have a pannus that means I have to lean ...