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by housil
Sat May 26, 2007 7:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Plastic taste in new Camelbags
Replies: 21
Views: 5492

I think our version comes from the Celtic, ex: dek ha pewar ugent (10+4x20) in Breton language. I found a source that explained that in "early french", they had not the 10-system only, but a 20-system also. According to their coins. That´s why they count in 20 steps. See this nice (french) page I f...
by housil
Sat May 26, 2007 5:52 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Boil to heat?
Replies: 33
Views: 10309

DIRTYDAVE wrote:I prefer to dump contents of the entree into a bowl and heat it up in my microwave... :D
...but a tommy cooker is much easier to carry than a microwave and the extension cord.

:wink:
by housil
Sat May 26, 2007 5:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Plastic taste in new Camelbags
Replies: 21
Views: 5492

English is indeed a strange language ! The french are indeed a strange people ! Different country - different habits... Do you know what "80" means in french? quatre-vingts (= 4 x 20) There is no "eigthy" in french language. Also no "70" nor "90" 70 = soixante-dix (= 60 + 10) 90 = quatre-vingts dix...
by housil
Fri May 25, 2007 7:10 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Boil to heat?
Replies: 33
Views: 10309

Re: Boil to heat?

Has anyone here tried heating entrees by boiling them in the bag? I was thinking I could heat them while hiking with a small camp stove, instead of the FRH, since the stove would be faster. Any thoughts? To heat them up in hot water, is/was the usually method for the last decades, before the FRH´s ...
by housil
Thu May 24, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: european members
Replies: 24
Views: 6529

MCIera wrote: Looks like HRH was home that day :wink:
HRH?!

Her Royal H?

Ja, she was. But we were to bussy to meet her... :lol:
by housil
Thu May 24, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: EPA's
Replies: 42
Views: 9781

The EPA's have 4000+ calories, I´m sorry to say this, but an EPa has "only" 3.300 calories and a weight of 1,6 kg See official Bundeswehr Infos about: http://www.bundeswehr.de/portal/a/bwde/kcxml/04_Sj9SPykssy0xPLMnMz0vM0Y_QjzKLd4w39bQESUGYpvqRaGKGbn4IsSB9b31fj_zcVP0A_YLc0IhyR0dFALNCMzY!/delta/base...
by housil
Wed May 23, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: european members
Replies: 24
Views: 6529

Enchilada wrote:Im in London England.
That´s pretty near.... :D

We´ve been in London last October, to improof our daughters english for school...

I´m the only non-tourist-looking-guy :D

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by housil
Wed May 23, 2007 1:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Plastic taste in new Camelbags
Replies: 21
Views: 5492

Plastic taste in new Camelbags

Do you have any ideas/suggestions how to get that plastic taste out of a new Camelbag?!
by housil
Mon May 21, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Tray Rations
Replies: 76
Views: 22284

Lifesaver wrote: Thanks for the link; but, I cannot read most of it.
It´s just the German translation of the english description... :wink:
by housil
Mon May 21, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Who has eaten the oldest MRE (or MCI !)
Replies: 49
Views: 12930

mreheater72 wrote:Hi guys,

yesterday I opened a „Chocolate Nut Cake“ with the date packed 4230 (17.08.1984)!
(...)
It was all ok, appearance, smell and taste! Yummy! :D
"IGOR, bring me the cake."

"OK, Dr. Frankenstein...."