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by rationtin440
Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: 2018 UK ORPs still in boxes
Replies: 3
Views: 426

Re: 2018 UK ORPs still in boxes

I'm not sure how accurate this is but it seems to make sense: from what I've read and heard, any ration items containing dairy tend to expire first. Seems to be the case with MREs as well.
by rationtin440
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: surplus store MRE cases
Replies: 3
Views: 866

Re: surplus store MRE cases

Thanks needmorechicken, I was thinking it was kind of steep as well, but thought I'd get some feedback. My only other option for buying at a store would be to drive 2 hours to Hanscom AFB and last time I checked they were only selling individual MREs at the commissary and would not give me a price o...
by rationtin440
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: surplus store MRE cases
Replies: 3
Views: 866

surplus store MRE cases

I'm curious if this is a good deal; army barracks surplus store is selling cases of MREs with April 2019 inspection/test date $155.00/case. I live close enough to drive there so no need for shipping. Any suggestions please let me know, thanks.
by rationtin440
Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: SEVERE diarrhea 2011 Canadian IMP
Replies: 8
Views: 5538

Re: SEVERE diarrhea 2011 Canadian IMP

As a fwiw, I don't recall any off-taste or smell from the Turkey, Diced w/Gravy MRE, which I guess could lead one to conclude that taste and smell are not the most reliable methods for determining if a ration is safe to consume.
by rationtin440
Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: SEVERE diarrhea 2011 Canadian IMP
Replies: 8
Views: 5538

Re: SEVERE diarrhea 2011 Canadian IMP

I was wondering if the packaging system/method used by Canada might make illness a higher risk, then I remembered the violent reaction I had to the Turkey, Diced w/Gravy MRE many years ago, and how much better the packaging was. Not sure if the IMP packaging was necessarily an issue in this case wit...
by rationtin440
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Moist Towelette — Hand Sanitizer — Disinfectant
Replies: 12
Views: 5804

Re: Moist Towelette — Hand Sanitizer — Disinfectant

Then of course there's always this https://www.firstlinetech.com/product/rsdl but with a couple of drawbacks: it sucks for moisturizing skin, and it appears to be highly combustible. :shock: Not to mention it's use against biological is rather questionable. Of course it does have one specific use, a...
by rationtin440
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Books, movies, articles
Replies: 31
Views: 5995

Re: Books, movies, articles

jfko6 and Steph, have you guys ever gone to check out cold war sites in the areas where you live, such as former AT&T comms bunkers or abandoned USAF sites? There are several places around where I live that are full of cold war history; an Air Force command post bunker that's now a college records s...
by rationtin440
Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: Reccomend some civil war movies?
Replies: 13
Views: 2899

Re: Reccomend some civil war movies?

I recently watched the movie "Dead Birds" although it took place during the civil war, nothing about it was remotely accurate.
by rationtin440
Fri Jun 05, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Books, movies, articles
Replies: 31
Views: 5995

Re: Books, movies, articles

Hey Steph1997 I'm not sure how much interest there is on the subject, but I just finished reading a rather interesting book by Annie Jacobsen called "Phenomena" which details the history of the government's research in ESP and psychokinesis during the cold war, including military applications. Needl...
by rationtin440
Thu May 28, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019
Replies: 11
Views: 5617

Re: MCW at Bastogne Nuts weekend 2019

My apologies for the mis-understanding, I was asking if it was real or simulated but when you said you had no idea, I mis-understood and thought you had no idea what Zimmerit was.