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by Smitty
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: 1-Man, 24-Hours: How much water?
Replies: 11
Views: 4227

Re: 1-Man, 24-Hours: How much water?

I don't know how much they have, or are ordered to consume. That would be super interesting to hear. What I can tell you is that I will go through over 3L of water on a through hike per day. Cooking some dehydrated meals will use a bit more. I would say that is bare minimum and fairly standard among...
by Smitty
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Packet, Indigenous Ration
Replies: 3
Views: 2520

Packet, Indigenous Ration

I stumbled upon mention of the PIR (Packet, Indigenous Ration) in some vietnam literature, and ended up down a bit of a rabbit hole this afternoon. For some background, as quoted from a old post on this forum: Basically, the PIR was developed in 1964 by a civilian supply officer, Conrad Baker, who w...
by Smitty
Wed Jan 01, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: MRE/Ration Videos
Topic: Smitty Reviews - Recent Uploads
Replies: 23
Views: 13581

Re: Smitty Reviews - Recent Uploads

Coming up on my one year of starting this. Output is kind of low just given the amount of work/kids stuff I'd have to do but I am still having a blast.

This badboy was sent to me by Shawker 71 and I am just so impressed with the main.

by Smitty
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: New British ORP packaging?
Replies: 11
Views: 4070

Re: New British ORP packaging?

norge wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:08 pm
do any of you like the rasberry???
Not a fan eh? I love that drink haha
by Smitty
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: New version of Kazakh rations
Replies: 11
Views: 2607

Re: New version of Kazakh rations

As seen on slack. Very cool Prado!
by Smitty
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Are the various departments Russian rations are marked for actually eat them?
Replies: 2
Views: 2242

Re: Are the various departments Russian rations are marked for actually eat them?

I feel you. I have a few Russian rations but typically don’t buy more because of the same reason you mention. I don’t want to spend money on a fake or commercial variety. In addition, it all seems quite bog standard, with several exceptions. Perhaps RUfriend can lend a hand. He served and sells rati...
by Smitty
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Old French Ration
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Re: Old French Ration

soulflysi wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:07 am
Awesome photos
Dude! That’s excellent! Thanks for sharing
by Smitty
Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Old French Ration
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Re: Old French Ration

and finally, as I run out of things to google, here is a link to some photos of what is in a Menu C (Hot Climate).

http://www.passionmilitaria.com/t72833- ... e-inconnue
by Smitty
Wed Dec 18, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Old French Ration
Replies: 13
Views: 4361

Re: Old French Ration

http://17thdivision.tripod.com/thepeace ... t/id9.html

Reference to the bread

viewtopic.php?t=5063

Reference to the Menu "T" for Temperate