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by Big Galloot
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Magnesium Fire Starter - Any Tips?
Replies: 37
Views: 16495

Re: Magnesium Fire Starter - Any Tips?

by Big Galloot
Thu Dec 03, 2009 2:50 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Buck Bravo Knife - great pocket knife
Replies: 22
Views: 9908

Re: Buck Bravo Knife - great pocket knife

So...

You bought a knife with the tip pre-broken?
by Big Galloot
Fri Nov 20, 2009 6:41 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: For Sale Slovenian ration C
Replies: 4
Views: 3803

Re: For Sale (auction): Slovenian ration C

I see where the Slovenians have moved to HotPack; http://www.hotpackmeals.co.uk/index.php ... =page&id=3
by Big Galloot
Mon Nov 16, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: German Cheeseburger
Replies: 13
Views: 5260

Re: German Cheeseburger

Kimchi and crown rib? I'm ready!
by Big Galloot
Mon Nov 16, 2009 11:01 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: How to make my own big FRH?
Replies: 6
Views: 3468

Re: How to make my own big FRH?

Hey Britman - Have you considered using calcium oxide? As with the FRH materials it produces heat when mixed with water, but there is no release of gas, flammable or otherwise. The materials are far less expensive, can be readily shipped, and can be reused. The downside is that calcium oxide only pr...
by Big Galloot
Sat Nov 14, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Heater Meals Coffee
Replies: 24
Views: 10922

Re: Heater Meals Coffee

It's really not much of a coincidence, 18 cups = 1 gallon. They tend to stick to common measures.
by Big Galloot
Sat Nov 14, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: SOPAKCO opens new plant
Replies: 3
Views: 2473

Re: SOPAKCO opens new plant

The bowls seem to be aimed exactly at the Hormel-type consumer products. http://www.sopakco.com/bowls.html

They also have a video of their new plant that shows Nutrisystem meals being packaged; http://viewdm.com/SOPAKCO_Spot/
by Big Galloot
Sat Nov 14, 2009 9:38 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: SOPAKCO opens new plant
Replies: 3
Views: 2473

SOPAKCO opens new plant

SOPAKCO has opened a new plant in NC; http://www.timesanddemocrat.com/article ... 422610.txt

Something to note is that they have pulled a Wornick and have started production on heat and eat plastic bowls.
by Big Galloot
Fri Nov 13, 2009 10:03 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Heater Meals Coffee
Replies: 24
Views: 10922

Heater Meals Coffee

Heater Meals just released this; http://www.heatermeals.com/cafe2go/cafe2go-kits.html

I can think of some situations where it might be usable. They sell it by the case of 6 for $ 122.95. That works out to 108 cups at $ 1.14 per cup.
by Big Galloot
Wed Nov 04, 2009 8:45 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Epicenter.com
Replies: 10
Views: 5539

Re: Epicenter.com

I have ordered from them on several occasions. I recommend them highly.