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by housil
Fri Feb 16, 2007 10:24 am
Forum: International Ration Reviews
Topic: 19 years old EPa entree...
Replies: 23
Views: 15179

19 years old EPa entree...

After I recoverd from a gastric flu today, I opend a 1988 German Bundeswehr EPa entree "peas stew with carrots and bacon" http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/342138.jpg 19 years old After warming up: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/342139.jpg Very delicious, spicy, delicate, yummy even after 19 years, edible wi...
by housil
Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:45 am
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: T-Rat's..or Tray Ration if you prefer, your reviews wanted.
Replies: 37
Views: 26875

Re: T-Rat's..or Tray Ration if you prefer, your reviews want

I have seen dining facilities (mess halls for us old guys) that did not have the assortment and volume you do. That is quite the collection. Thanks for sharing the photos with us. Thx mate :D I realy love MIL-Rations. But that was just my T-18 rack you saw. See my "other european rations rack": htt...
by housil
Sun Feb 11, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: German Epa Movie
Replies: 10
Views: 7231

They also talk about 20.000 EPA sendet to hurricane victims in new orleans. But they tell that nobody needed them. What happened with these 20.000 Epa ? best regards jubifahrer The US government refused to take them due to the very strict import regulations about food products. Either they sent the...
by housil
Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Date codes on Dutch rations
Replies: 11
Views: 7359

Housil, so you are still active in a reserve unit? Sounds great. Reserve hat also... keine Ruh? :D I have a Russian ration here at home. To be honest I am reluctant to eat it (I have ration for nourishing, not for collecting!), because I have been told that Russian rations taste very bad. When I ha...
by housil
Sun Feb 11, 2007 2:30 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Date codes on Dutch rations
Replies: 11
Views: 7359

hi Housil, The Dutch pouches with the entree meals are 50 grams heavier than the British rations are. The Dutch weigh 350 grams, the Brits 300 grams. I agree that both rations are probably made in the same factory. The Dutch pouches even have the contents written on it in English. As maybe already ...
by housil
Sun Feb 11, 2007 8:30 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Date codes on Dutch rations
Replies: 11
Views: 7359

As far as I know the so called 'new generation' Dutch rations are a sort of substitutes for the real ones. The 'new generation' rations are compiled of 100% commercial available items. These commercial items are packed in a plain box. It has a small stamp that reads "handelsgebruikelijke ontbijt/lu...
by housil
Sat Feb 10, 2007 8:08 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: German Epa Movie
Replies: 10
Views: 7231

jubifahrer wrote:Hi Olli,

i did the official way and called the contact on the hopmepage . They promised me an copy via postage :D

Bye

Rudi
Thats so great, had the same though but had allready recorded the stream.
Let me know when it had arrived.
by housil
Sat Feb 10, 2007 8:06 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: German Epa Movie
Replies: 10
Views: 7231

Screenshots of second movie: Food factory: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/336239.jpg Two butcher at sausage machine: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/336240.jpg Packing from hand: http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/336241.jpg http://jeep.cfasp.de/upload/336243.jpg (not out sourced, it´s a deparment of the Bundeswe...
by housil
Sat Feb 10, 2007 7:39 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: German Epa Movie
Replies: 10
Views: 7231

(...) trying to figure out how to download and save both videos (which I eventually did). You welcome :D I can recommand you the WM Recorder : http://www.chip.de/downloads/c1_downloads_13007351.html Free downloand on english. I allways use it if I want to record a video stream. You can just paste t...
by housil
Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: German Epa Movie
Replies: 10
Views: 7231

Thanks for the links. Those look like pretty cool videos. Anyone have any English subtitles? :-) Ok...subtitles aside, can anyone provide a rough translation of what the videos are about? How "rough"?! Its about the story of the German Bundeswehr EPa (Individual Ration) from it´s beginning 50 years...