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by ChowLine
Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Reproduction Military Rations
Replies: 8
Views: 8004

Re: Reproduction Military Rations

If someone has a special request for a ration item that is not US, and can provide me with a starting point like dimensions of the containers and some basic photos, I will gladly attempt a reproduction of it for them as a "special order" item.
by ChowLine
Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTB MRE MFG/ Packed on Date 5/7/08
Replies: 5
Views: 1628

WTB MRE MFG/ Packed on Date 5/7/08

This is gonna be a tough one, but here it goes.... During a conversation with my long time girlfriend of nine years she mentioned how fun it would be to get an MRE made or at least packed on the day we started dating and then eat it possibly as an anniversary dinner, and I agreed. So, I am looking f...
by ChowLine
Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Reproduction Military Rations
Replies: 8
Views: 8004

Re: Reproduction Military Rations

Countless hours of research at this point have gone into these rations lol As for me only reproducing US rations, in all honesty its easier to find US stuff here int he states than foreign ration items. I prefer to handle originals when possible to make my replicas from, and getting a WWI british ra...
by ChowLine
Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Reproduction Military Rations
Replies: 8
Views: 8004

Re: Reproduction Military Rations

Thank you, its fun to research and then design the containers and the markings for all of these rations. Some reenactors who buy this stuff want them filled with edible components so I even have to track down suitably packed store bought food similar to what originally would have been in them which ...
by ChowLine
Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Korean War C Rations
Replies: 1
Views: 975

Korean War C Rations

I make reproduction military rations for collectors, reenactors, museums ect and am in need of RCI, Food Packet Individual Assault components to research and replicate. There are a couple museums which have asked if I can make them some sets for display. I have quite a few original Korean War C rati...
by ChowLine
Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Reproduction Military Rations
Replies: 8
Views: 8004

Re: Reproduction Military Rations

A few more
by ChowLine
Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:25 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: Reproduction Military Rations
Replies: 8
Views: 8004

Reproduction Military Rations

Hello guys I have been a lurker for around two years now, made an account several months ago and am now getting around to making an actual introductory post. One of the things I do on the side is make replica U.S. military ration components from the Punitive expedition, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam. I ...
by ChowLine
Sat Jul 30, 2016 6:48 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: WWII C ration Accessory Packet
Replies: 5
Views: 3165

Re: WWII C ration Accessory Packet

Well I found some measurements and set about making some reproductions for our late WWII displays this afternoon. These started getting put into C rat boxes in late 1943, there seemed to be four major variations. Two packs had green or blue print, they contained water purification tablets, one set a...
by ChowLine
Sat Jul 30, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Rare C Ration B Unit Breakfast (Sold)
Replies: 10
Views: 2707

Re: Rare C Ration B Unit Breakfast (Sold)

Check out our groups facebook page at this address (copy and paste into address bar) https://www.facebook.com/The-20th-Century-Marine-361598323925197/?fref=ts Neither myself or my buddy are Marines, but promoting, preserving and teaching the history of the Corps has been a passion for over a decade ...
by ChowLine
Sat Jul 30, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: WWII C ration Accessory Packet
Replies: 5
Views: 3165

WWII C ration Accessory Packet

Hey everyone, I reproduce all sorts of US military rations from WWI through vietnam.

I am currently looking for the dimensions of the WWII C ration accessory packet found later in the war. Could anyone provide me with a length and width of the package?

Thanks

ChowLine