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by noderaser
Thu May 01, 2014 2:49 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Then vs Now
Replies: 13
Views: 2721

Re: Then vs Now

dirtbag wrote:Hmm, is thingy spelled with a y or a IE ?
Yes.
by noderaser
Thu May 01, 2014 2:47 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE's Released For Sale To Civlians by U.S. Government
Replies: 7
Views: 2327

Re: MRE's Released For Sale To Civlians by U.S. Government

Probably from an MWR or family program, etc.
by noderaser
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: uk,cold climate operational ration pack
Replies: 12
Views: 4006

Re: uk,cold climate operational ration pack

Looks like a pretty decent spread, lots of COTS goodies. I do love Mountain House!
by noderaser
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE's Released For Sale To Civlians by U.S. Government
Replies: 7
Views: 2327

Re: MRE's Released For Sale To Civlians by U.S. Government

I'm assuming that any MREs being sold as surplus are probably going to have bad TTI's, otherwise they would probably repurposed and redistributed through the supply chain.

And, $10 each? Yowza!
by noderaser
Mon Apr 28, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: RCIR Beef Salad surprise
Replies: 4
Views: 1842

Re: RCIR Beef Salad surprise

Packing error?
by noderaser
Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Coming soon.....
Replies: 9
Views: 2966

Re: Coming soon.....

Are they a current menu item? Never even seen any of those, perhaps it's a testament to my good luck? Granted, I don't consume MREs in large quantities and the ones I do get are all recent issue.
by noderaser
Sat Apr 26, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Coming soon.....
Replies: 9
Views: 2966

Re: Coming soon.....

I like the way the NY Times did the photography of the outer packaging, and raw contents. One thing I've wondered, is that I've seen a couple of references to the "Charms" candies included, being bad luck. I've always associated "Charms" with being hard candies, which I've never seen in an MRE, are ...
by noderaser
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: New MRE bag.
Replies: 6
Views: 2143

Re: New MRE bag.

I never really paid attention, but I have a couple of cases from 2011 and 2013, the 2013 ones have french and english on the case as well as the bags. Perhaps something about a NATO standard? French and English are the official languages of NATO.
by noderaser
Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:25 pm
Forum: Military Videos
Topic: AC-130 Spectre Gunship
Replies: 2
Views: 1569

Re: AC-130 Spectre Gunship

I think you've got the wrong address there... That URL brings up "Cute Robot SD Card" from Samsung.
by noderaser
Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: New MRE bag.
Replies: 6
Views: 2143

Re: New MRE bag.

That's one of the three standard bag designs: http://www.mreinfo.com/us/mre/mre-bag-design.html