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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: 2086

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: 1719

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: 2633

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: 2633

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 ...
by noderaser
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: New MRE bag.
Replies: 6
Views: 1924

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: 1443

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: 1924

Re: New MRE bag.

That's one of the three standard bag designs: http://www.mreinfo.com/us/mre/mre-bag-design.html
by noderaser
Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Ideal Dream Ration?
Replies: 5
Views: 2053

Re: Ideal Dream Ration?

Unfortunately, I think that removing too much fat, sugar and sodium would also remove much of the flavor. Also, proteins tend to break down faster which might limit shelf life, or require the use of additional preservatives.
by noderaser
Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Survival-(ist) mindset
Replies: 22
Views: 3713

Re: Survival-(ist) mindset

Or, someone else could cock it and hand it off to the disabled person in question. Much less effort for them than drawing a bow.
by noderaser
Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Survival-(ist) mindset
Replies: 22
Views: 3713

Re: Survival-(ist) mindset

rationtin440 wrote:responsibility for one's actions.


How many problems of humanity could be solved by embracing this simple statement?

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