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by housil
Sat May 05, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Foreign MRE's in Katrina
Replies: 5
Views: 2765

Re: Foreign MRE's in Katrina

Hey,Is it true about President Bush burning all of the foreign MRE's coming into the US after hurricane Katrina? US goverment refused 20.000 (15 tons) German Bundeswehr EPa´s and denied the landing permit for a German Bundesluftwaffe (Air Force) Airbus with it´s food load. So it had to return back ...
by housil
Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: I want to share this with you...
Replies: 15
Views: 3742

Re: I want to share this with you...

iam little nervous, quake a little bit, but take a look: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/415150.jpg RUDIIIIIIIIIII, don´t open/eat them!! :o If do you believe this austrian Ebay seller: http://cgi.ebay.de/C-Ration-USA-2-Wk_W0QQitemZ230122254153QQihZ013QQcategoryZ15503QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem they are genui...
by housil
Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:53 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: TTI
Replies: 15
Views: 4191

I see very well what rancid is: haven't ever forgotten an open pack of peanuts in a cupboard, found it back one year later, tried to eat the peanuts and "UGH...baaaah, pfffft!" :? :lol: I've once had rancid peanut butter from an old K rat, I still remember it 20 years later :wink: E-x-a-c-t-l-y tha...
by housil
Wed Apr 25, 2007 2:32 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: TTI
Replies: 15
Views: 4191

Cool pics, housil - thanks for sharing them. I recently ran across a case of MREs from late 2003 that had a similar TTI color (though maybe not as dark in the center). I tried the Pork Rib from the case because I knew that one would have cheese spread in it. The cheese spread was ok, but maybe a li...
by housil
Wed Apr 25, 2007 1:23 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: TTI
Replies: 15
Views: 4191

Re: TTI

Since kman´s http://www.mreinfo.com/mre-longevity.html , we all know what the time temperature indicator (TTI) ist for. We got a couple of boxes: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/388157.jpg and had to discover that: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/388162.jpg etc... Today I opend the 2002 No:20 - Spaghetti w...
by housil
Sun Apr 22, 2007 7:04 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: just got my first case of mre's
Replies: 19
Views: 4468

mxjf wrote:are you talking about pretzel sticks, or are you talking about something thats only available in your area, like austrailia with vegemite?
You are right, they are called pretzel sticks, but ours are approx. 15cm (half a foot or 6 inch) long, but very "slim" ...
by housil
Sun Apr 22, 2007 6:58 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: questions about 1986 MRE's
Replies: 12
Views: 3728

Re: 86 MRE's

rjmeylan wrote:kman: (...)
So keep your old SS iron rations. :D
SS iron rations?!?!

Who?
by housil
Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Kosher MREs (My Own Meals) for Jewish/Muslim Soldiers
Replies: 4
Views: 1338

by housil
Thu Apr 19, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: just got my first case of mre's
Replies: 19
Views: 4468

I recall hearing something about a joke they play on new recruits...they have a contest to see who can eat a whole pack of MRE crackers in 30 seconds or less. Apparently, it's a joke because the crackers are so dry, no one can do it. But I haven't tried this myself...any takers? Do you know "salt s...
by housil
Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:28 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Tank sheet´s 1985
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

Stef wrote: The Hartkeks are not bad (including the 1980’s ones that I remember) but my favorites are the "Brown Biscuits" in the British packs.
You are right, the Brown Biscuits absolutly delicious.
Not sweet nor salty, seems like "malt" or anything similar like this