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by Hardtack
Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:19 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: GI MRE's on Civilian Market
Replies: 6
Views: 1951

Re: GI MRE's on Civilian Market

It seems like the market shifted from the street to the internet. I remember in the late 80's that loose or cased mre's could often be found at gunshows or surplus stores. Now the best place seems to be Ebay. Theres only 2 guys at my local gunshow who usually have mre's and they want $60 a case firm...
by Hardtack
Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:11 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Heaters separated on Ebay
Replies: 13
Views: 3903

Re: Heaters separated on Ebay

I think its a US Postal Service thing verses UPS. I used to see auctions on Ebay stating that they had to be shipped by UPS due to the matches & FRH. I got someone shipping me some cases of aPacks. I think that's why he said he ships them in the original cases turned inside out.
by Hardtack
Tue Jan 13, 2009 12:11 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Heaters separated on Ebay
Replies: 13
Views: 3903

Heaters separated on Ebay

I'm seeing many MRE listings with the statement "Heaters Separated" in the description. Or matches & heaters removed. Apparently the heaters are considered hazardous material per ebay and are not allowed to be sold on Ebay either loose or in with the MRE's. My question is when did the heaters start ...
by Hardtack
Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:58 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: MSI Germany MRE
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

MSI Germany MRE

MSI makes food for disaster relief. They also advertise an MRE: http://www.msi-germany.com/home.html
by Hardtack
Wed Nov 26, 2008 1:57 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MREs - not just for humans anymore!
Replies: 10
Views: 3113

Re: MREs - not just for humans anymore!

When backpacking with my dog I would take meaty MRE entres to use as dog food. That way if needed, the dog and I could share food.
by Hardtack
Sun Nov 16, 2008 3:49 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE Warehouse pictures
Replies: 25
Views: 7414

Re: MRE Warehouse pictures

Raiders of the lost MRE
by Hardtack
Tue Nov 11, 2008 2:29 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Anyone seen this store?
Replies: 6
Views: 1643

Its late, does that shopping cart add up to a case of MRE's?
by Hardtack
Sun Nov 09, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: MRE Warehouse pictures
Replies: 25
Views: 7414

I think the Lost Ark is in there somewhere. The shear volume of food is amazing. At 3 meals a day I wonder how many days of food for one person is in there? Oh wait MRE's are only intended to be eaten for 1-2 weeks right? I guess it is heaven. :D
by Hardtack
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Do you guys make your own ration packs?
Replies: 17
Views: 5641

Back on topic, I made up some kids meals with wheat snack bread, peanut butter, jelly, dairy shake, paper napkin, plastic knife, handi wipe. I wanted to use the shelf stable roll but kept getting outbid on ebay. Packed it all up in a foodsaver bag and vacuum sealed it.
by Hardtack
Mon Oct 06, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Army should recover some of the first meals !
Replies: 12
Views: 4266

The brownie is the only one I miss. The Franks were just long Vienna sausages. If they are gonna bring anything back it should be the dark brown packaging with the green boxes. Its just classic.