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by Norton
Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: MRE/Ration Videos
Topic: WW1 Trench Chow
Replies: 2
Views: 680

Re: WW1 Trench Chow

Outstanding vid. I have always been interested in WW 1 field cooking. Some parts of the Classic book All Quiet On The Western Front dealt with cooking, eating, rations. I tried to make this same meal as the Tommy on a river canoe camping trip. It was harder than it would seem Anyway Thanks for posti...
by Norton
Thu Jun 02, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE's at work in the Civilian world. A funny...
Replies: 8
Views: 1172

Re: MRE's at work in the Civilian world. A funny...

In 07 or 08 I sent a MRE pound cake and fruit cocktail in my oldest son's school lunch because it was the end of week we were out of snack cakes and granola bars. He had enjoyed the MREs on camping trips I always pack him a sandwich, bar, fruit cup, drink, and cheese. So I thought he would not mind ...
by Norton
Mon May 30, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: Vintage Yugoslavia Suvi Dnevni Obrok JNA (YPA ration)
Replies: 22
Views: 6412

Re: Vintage Yugoslavia Suvi Dnevni Obrok JNA (YPA ration)

Yes it is, they used AGOR for heating the meals in the field. AGOR stands short for Alkoholno Gorivo, in English alcohol fuel. Thank you for the photo :D I have never seen this unit, Was this meant to be used until empty and discarded or could it be refilled and used over and over again Military fi...
by Norton
Mon May 30, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: Vintage Yugoslavia Suvi Dnevni Obrok JNA (YPA ration)
Replies: 22
Views: 6412

Re: Vintage Yugoslavia Suvi Dnevni Obrok JNA (YPA ration)

Is this a field stove?
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by Norton
Mon May 30, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: a discussion of mess kits
Replies: 64
Views: 23639

Re: a discussion of mess kits

Here are two Soviet Era Red Army field cups and a modern Russian Army thermal mug. All three are outstanding for camping and outdoor use. The Two tone Green enameled mug has a 57'' stamped on the bottom . The inside is white and makes it easy to keep clean The enamel seems to have a very thick appli...
by Norton
Mon May 30, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: Vintage Yugoslavia Suvi Dnevni Obrok JNA (YPA ration)
Replies: 22
Views: 6412

Re: Vintage Yugoslavia Suvi Dnevni Obrok JNA (YPA ration)

Your photos are amazing this is a very interesting find. I have never seen a JPA ration before.
The Mess kit is one of the best,. It packs better than most and pouch can hold the utensil :D
What are the items marked VOCNA KOCK? and foil pouch EXSTRAKT DOMACEG CAJA?
by Norton
Sun May 29, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: a discussion of mess kits
Replies: 64
Views: 23639

Re: a discussion of mess kits

You can fit the esbit and some other items in a Cut down British Tea tin. If you find the right size it will slip on the bottom of the Yugoslavian Army mess set. Then you have almost and complete set in a very compact for hiking. The only drawback I have found wit the Yugo is the main pot is thick a...
by Norton
Sun May 29, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: a discussion of mess kits
Replies: 64
Views: 23639

Re: a discussion of mess kits

Petej I have used that type of mess kit before and found they had some good advantages. The entire unit is very compact and has all the main items needed for field cooking. Frying pan, pot, plate, cup. They are hard to fry meat, but if you are careful and keep oil on it can be done. Pete can you fit...
by Norton
Sun May 29, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: A Nice Light Slovenian Lunch
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: A Nice Light Slovenian Lunch

Asger wrote:Too bad only Mesni Narezek was made in Slovenia


Asger we have a small market near my town that sells imported international foods.
Inside they have one row of canned meats from central Europe.
We are lucky to have this brand for sale
by Norton
Sat May 28, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: Russian IRP Salo entree
Replies: 8
Views: 1707

Russian IRP Salo entree

The Russian 24 hour contains a great deal of food. You can really stretch it out. I have enjoyed this meal one camping trip or hike at a time since receiving itI went on a river camping trip during a short break from rains. IMG_1008.JPG IMG_1007 (640x480).jpg I found an Island that was free of peopl...

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