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by housil
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Looking to trade. I have Japanese JSDF mres.
Replies: 8
Views: 311

Re: Looking to trade. I have Japanese JSDF mres.

Welcome to the group
by housil
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: War based tv shows
Replies: 18
Views: 486

Re: War based tv shows

alohakid wrote:A quasi war movie which my son & I really enjoy, Heart Break Ridge with Clint...


Gunny Highway :D
by housil
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: MREs in movies and shows.
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: MREs in movies and shows.

Check the videos section, there are: viewforum.php?f=15
by housil
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Date code Identification
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Date code Identification

Simon2002mre wrote:Annnddd the articals I was reading about the date codes said a tank commander was receiving older c-rations dated early 1950s, so it must mean there was a date code there.


The outer boxes had the dates on them.
by housil
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Date code Identification
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Date code Identification

JT1991 wrote:This pound cake, (61141) came with some rations from 1974. Just wondering if this is also from 1974 or if it is from another year.


This 1964 MCI:

has a stamping: 8 11 63 4 on it.
The entree has a lot code: 6 11 3
by housil
Sun Aug 27, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Date code Identification
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Date code Identification

Simon2002mre wrote:141st day of 1961? That's my guess

That´s how the MREs code work, but we don´t know when it has started. Old(er) MCIs didn´t use it.
by housil
Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Date code Identification
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Date code Identification

Eistee wrote:(...) but im not 100% sure


We had that question before and no solution yet. There was a period, when there was no time code with that stamping, but a manufacturer code related to it.
by housil
Sat Aug 26, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: War based tv shows
Replies: 18
Views: 486

Re: War based tv shows

M*A*S*H
Tour Of Duty
Band of Brothers

I also watched "Over there" and "Generation Kill", but I didn´t like it this much.
by housil
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Looking for mermite containers
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: Looking for mermite containers

They show up pretty often on Ebay Germany:

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by housil
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: MREInfo Site Feedback
Topic: Why did the site go down?
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: Why did the site go down?

alohakid wrote:In actuality, housil shut down the site as he was tired of me asking him so many damn questions... he need to take an uninterrupted nap... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

mahalo


Don´t worry. I´m a paramedic and can sleep all day at work... :P

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