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by paul heath
Sun Dec 10, 2006 12:14 am
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: Black bean and rice revelation!
Replies: 22
Views: 10923

Members,

I am still sitting on a dehrdrated pork pattie circa late 80s. A rare find from my college ROTC FTX. LOL.

But the point KMAN made can not be stated any better.

Paul Heath

Always lurking rarely posting
by paul heath
Mon Jun 20, 2005 9:35 pm
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: A week of MREs
Replies: 40
Views: 39030

Members,

Kman, what a great thread. I really enjoyed your commentary.

Paul Heath
by paul heath
Wed Feb 23, 2005 11:45 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Modern rations are needlessly complex
Replies: 27
Views: 15517

Members,

Intersting topic - are rations too heavy and what is field stripped? Granted the extra cardboard is for packing and stability in drops et al.

Anyone care to comment on what would typically is field stripped?

The first strike ration looks top notch!

Paul Heath
by paul heath
Tue Feb 01, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: C-Rations
Replies: 10
Views: 9744

Members, Here is the link to the guys who make repro rations from 1880s to 1960s. They are really a top notch outfit of rations to buy for reenactors and those (like myself) who crave historical information: http://17thdivision.tripod.com BTW, if that link is bad go to google and type in german rati...
by paul heath
Mon Jan 24, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: New Zealand Defense Force isn't happy with me
Replies: 12
Views: 7209

KMAN, Yikes, I have to make a confession. I am a lawyer. That being said it I would like to give you a free consultation. It appears that you may have two concerns: 1. Promoting the illegal sale of government property, ie MREs. Now would the Feds come after you? Probably not. But, then again, look w...
by paul heath
Sat Jan 22, 2005 12:53 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Ebay Hall of Shame
Replies: 18
Views: 10896

DangerousDave,

Hood is @ 2.50 hours aways. But thanks for the low down on the provost!

Paul Heath
by paul heath
Sat Jan 22, 2005 12:10 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: new egg mre? experimentation
Replies: 15
Views: 9682

Members, I can not knock the snack bread/cracker, cheese, brownie and accessory pack combo. Just as recently as September 2004 I was on my annual dove hunting fest and held court with the future SO relatives with my tasty snacks. But, the accessory pack was worht its weight in gold. It gave everyone...
by paul heath
Sat Jan 22, 2005 12:02 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Ebay Hall of Shame
Replies: 18
Views: 10896

Members,

Ye Olde local surplus store wants $8.95 for one Sopacko MRE. This in a town with no less than 5 military installations ( San Antonio, Texas ).

Paul Heath
by paul heath
Wed Jan 19, 2005 6:55 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: International rations talk here!
Replies: 34
Views: 21866

KMAN,

I do not know if you know this but Natick actually designed the MREs to clog up the plumbing. Seems they do not want our troops spending too much time in the loo.

I heard a rumor that the gum has a laxative.

Paul Heath
by paul heath
Tue Jan 18, 2005 11:55 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: International rations talk here!
Replies: 34
Views: 21866

KMAN, As far as the info to create a page- no prob the NVA had 10 levels of rations!. But w/ pics I will have to get one of the guys at work to scan them for me from the handbooks I have. BTW, what about (yikes) mess tins, canteens, nutrition data , recipes, field kitchens, those wondeful MRE spoons...