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by rattattoo
Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:32 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: New filming gadegt
Replies: 10
Views: 5755

Re: New filming gadegt

Very cool, man! Boy, you surely can identify mil-spec US architecture from an awful long way off, can't you? I can't wait for you get your new toy off someplace where there is something really spectacular to see. You have to go fly it around a castle or cathedral or something. What is its actual ran...
by rattattoo
Thu Jun 26, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Rib-shaped Pork Patty TOTM
Replies: 7
Views: 4114

Re: Rib-shaped Pork Patty TOTM

I believe you are wearing my favorite shirt.
One of those ones from Columbia Outdoors, with a whole bunch of pockets, and the rollup and button flap on the sleeves?
I think I have six various versions of that shirt...
by rattattoo
Wed Jun 25, 2014 3:46 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: New chocolate in Brit. Rations 2005
Replies: 7
Views: 5710

Re: New chocolate in Brit. Rations 2005

We used to buy and carry the Kendal Mint Cakes on backpacking trips way back in the '70s. Funny, I had just recently been wondering if they were still made. Suckahs would NEVER melt! Pure sugar and peppermint oil. As I remember, they were sort of halfway between a candy bar and a hard candy. Good th...
by rattattoo
Sat Jun 21, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: FRH... Re-wired
Replies: 6
Views: 3513

Re: FRH... Re-wired

Mixing a couple of threads here, but in light of the FRH failures I suffered up on the lake last weekend, I got to wondering if the bag is sturdy enough to pour in additional hot water? Not necessarily boiling. But I'm wondering if the bag seams are sturdy enough to support the extra volume. It woul...
by rattattoo
Sat Jun 21, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Civilian MRE Reviews
Topic: New Hormel Completes Good Mornings
Replies: 23
Views: 10349

Re: New Hormel Completes Good Mornings

I'm getting really confused here...
Are we using the pup tent halves as wraps for the Hormel breakfast?
I only picked up the Hormel bacon and eggs meal while I was at Walmart, I didn't buy a pup tent half...








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by rattattoo
Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: the new norwegian arctic ration
Replies: 5
Views: 3099

Re: the new norwegian arctic ration

Got ME in as soon as I saw the Cod in Curry!!
I'd eat the bag....
by rattattoo
Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Ooooh! Mystery Meal...
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Re: Ooooh! Mystery Meal...

Thank you, gentlemen.
Unless someone has particular desire to offer me cold hard cash for it, I believe I will make a deposit in the circular file...

Pity, too. I actually did like that beef and mushroom meal.
by rattattoo
Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Ooooh! Mystery Meal...
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Ooooh! Mystery Meal...

In mucking around finding stuff for our canoe trip last weekend, I came across two gallon, screwtop, plastic jars that my wife and I used in our kayaks. One of them contained a dark bag MRE. photo.JPG Back at the turn-of-the-century, I had purchased a bunch of $.69- $1 Wornack MREs and sides at one ...
by rattattoo
Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:28 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Hexamine cooker vs. esbit cooker vs. FRH
Replies: 18
Views: 7779

Re: Hexamine cooker vs. esbit cooker vs. FRH

Since we're getting around to the actual practicality is heating meals here, let me share a link to a Kickstarter projects that I supported. [By "supported" I mean that I'm getting a unit... I have no involvement in the project itself] It's for a super small, [soup can size], pocketable wood stove t...
by rattattoo
Thu Jun 12, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Hexamine cooker vs. esbit cooker vs. FRH
Replies: 18
Views: 7779

Re: Hexamine cooker vs. esbit cooker vs. FRH

I've got all kinds of full meals that I would like to utilize, and I really like the idea that the FRH weigh in at next to nothing, so the FRH would be my first choice, however following my disastrous adventures with the FRH over this last weekend, I'm feeling a little down about them/ on them. I'm ...