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by biscuits brown
Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: Excellent practical manual for MRE users!
Replies: 4
Views: 5439

Excellent practical manual for MRE users!

I am really impressed with this http://www.usariem.army.mil/pages/download/nutrigui.pdf It looks essential reading for anybody planning long term usage of, or some serious hiking or backpacking using MREs or other current U.S rations as their major food source. It was first drawn up in 2001 and does...
by biscuits brown
Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:31 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Tube Foods
Replies: 34
Views: 24259

Re: Tube Foods

http://www.thinkgeek.com/stuff/41/squeez-bacon.html :shock:

This would be good in smaller containers, or tubes.
by biscuits brown
Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Preparing for and Surviving Natural Disasters
Replies: 34
Views: 11730

Re: Preparing for and Surviving Natural Disasters

I think the issue is succesfully filtering out and seperating the OFFICIAL information from the hysterical media scare-mongering. Often the two streams of "information" get mixed up in peoples' minds. The media should shut their big mouths trying to unnessessarily alarm people and going for maximum ...
by biscuits brown
Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Preparing for and Surviving Natural Disasters
Replies: 34
Views: 11730

Re: Preparing for and Surviving Natural Disasters

The rumour was that Bloomberg's handling of bliazzrd snow storm earlier in the year...caused the cities Emergency Response to overreact
This is intereresting. I don't necessarily agree with it all, but its interesting... :wink:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14707462
by biscuits brown
Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: PINEAPPLE in first run MREs (I to V)?
Replies: 12
Views: 6112

Re: PINEAPPLE in first run MREs (I to V)?

I'm still looking through the contemporary menus and literature.

Nothing yet
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Preparing for and Surviving Natural Disasters
Replies: 34
Views: 11730

Re: Preparing for and Surviving Natural Disasters

I tend to agree with Bypah. There has to be a balance between the state and the individual. Good minds have been discussing this point since the dawn of civilisation. The individual + the state = Civilisation. The point is the balance between the two inputs. I thing hoarding is counterproductive and...
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Civilian MRE Reviews
Topic: Stay Alert gum, Scho-ka-kola and other coffeine loaded "guns
Replies: 24
Views: 13628

Re: Stay Alert gum, Scho-ka-kola and other coffeine loaded "

Caffeine chewing gum? I just had a thought..

What if you are too tired to chew :?: :wink: :mrgreen:
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: 2011 menu #14 entree: "Ratatouille"
Replies: 13
Views: 10371

Re: 2011 menu #14 entree: "Ratatouille"

I didn't know there was an Army and a Navy SoS.

The difference between them sounds like New England clam chowder vs Manhatten clam chowder.
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Now official information about the new 19 German EPas
Replies: 9
Views: 5203

Re: Now official information about the new 19 German EPas

It is a huge increase in variety for sure :)

But do you think the quality has suffered? So now they are phasing out the boxed Epa?
by biscuits brown
Sun Aug 28, 2011 12:33 pm
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: 2011 menu #14 entree: "Ratatouille"
Replies: 13
Views: 10371

Re: 2011 menu #14 entree: "Ratatouille"

I'd like to see the MRE take of "sh*t on a shingle". Some of the old skoolers will know what I'm talking about. :lol: It is do-able. "We have the technology.." as they used to say at the beginning of the Six Million Dollar Man. I've always thought it sounded very good. http://www.seabeecook.com/coo...