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- Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:34 am
- Forum: News
- Topic: MRE Meet Up 2019 - Simpsonville, KY - Photos
- Replies: 17
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Only because Smitty mentioned it, here's the link to my book publisher, where I now have the books at 40% off. You can get print or ebook versions. To read a preview, click on "More Details" and then on "Preview".
Right with you, mike. I called them Fail to Really Heat in the presentation, and that's pretty much the truth. Using salty water kicks them into another gear, or revives an old one to an extent, but the current FRH is marginal at best. For many reasons, including size of the bag. Those mylar sheets ...
Putting the retort pouch inside the FRH puts it in contact with all those "Do Not Consume" chemicals, though. That's the main reason I stopped doing that. There's enough direct conduction to heat the whole retort, if you flip it over midway - and you can't do that if the retort is inside the FRH. I ...
- Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:15 pm
- Forum: News
- Topic: MRE Meet Up 2019 August 17th!
- Replies: 114
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Just a note: Somewhere during the trip, I picked up an "airport bug" and am now ill with cold/flu. I suspect it came aboard on Friday, because I started feeling symptoms during the flights home Sunday. So if any of you come down with a bug today, I'm to blame. My sincerest apologies, believe me. Goo...
We came, we saw, we ate, we chatted endlessly. And all of us went away richer and happier. Plus, we opened and marveled at a ration 70 years old and extremely rare - sure to be a once in a lifetime experience.
I ate MCIs and the then-new LRRP meals back in '71. At that time, MCIs still came with cigarettes, which I either traded off or gave to Vietnamese. LRRPs were better than MCIs, but took a long time to rehydrate or they were like eating gravel mixed with mud. A common method for heating MCI cans was ...