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by cavguy
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Old School or Modern Desserts?
Replies: 11
Views: 499

Re: Old School or Modern Desserts?

Last week I got my hands on a 1992 brown bag MRE (Escalloped potatoes and ham) that came with the chocolate covered brownie. The brownie looked and smelled pretty good so I tried it. I got to admit the flavor was pretty good but the texture was a bit off. The brownie portion was dry and powdery but...
by cavguy
Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Rancid Pound Cake made me sick, I need help!
Replies: 11
Views: 657

Re: Rancid Pound Cake made me sick, I need help!

This is odd, I have only gotten the "tingeling" tongue from old MRE stuff - even when I swallow a small amount my stomach never bothers me. Next time, as a test, be sure to test out a very very small piece and see if your tongue reacts to it.
by cavguy
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE Menus
Replies: 11
Views: 652

Re: MRE Menus

I will throw in my more recent fav. dessert item; Peanut butter dessert bar!
by cavguy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Chinese new rations
Replies: 14
Views: 946

Re: Chinese new rations

Now, we need to figure out why the ones you purchase on eBay have that little hole "punched" into them.... Almost as if they were meant to sell in a store!
by cavguy
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: 81-83 brown bag cracker love
Replies: 12
Views: 768

Re: 81-83 brown bag cracker love

Very cool! Glad you got to taste the awesomeness that is an old school nut cake! Next, try the cherry one and the chocolate one those were good too! You got super lucky with this case, usually rations this old only last when they have been stored frozen. Even in a climate controlled area, if the tem...
by cavguy
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: 81-83 brown bag cracker love
Replies: 12
Views: 768

Re: 81-83 brown bag cracker love

You are going to be luck if those nut cakes are good! They are a real treat if they don't make your tongue tingle! In what conditions were the cases stored?
by cavguy
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Philippine Army MREs
Replies: 22
Views: 3190

Re: Philippine Army MREs

Thanks for the info & pictures!
by cavguy
Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: 2016 DoP UK biscuits very similar to RCIR biscuits now
Replies: 8
Views: 558

Re: 2016 DoP UK biscuits very similar to RCIR biscuits now

Are these in the regular UK ORP's?
by cavguy
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: For Sale: (2) UK Sikh Hindu 24 Hour Operational Ration Packs
Replies: 9
Views: 554

Re: For Sale: (2) UK Sikh Hindu 24 Hour Operational Ration Packs

Asger wrote:
cavguy wrote:Thanks guys. At least someone out there got a nice deal! + You win some - lose some.. I just never figured they would go for such a low price....


What was your start-end time, one day or more?


I had it as a 5 day auction. In the end there were only like between 3-5 watchers per auction...

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