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by rationtin440
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: Chinese new rations
Replies: 14
Views: 7652

Re: Chinese new rations

I'm curious about this; I recently saw a review of a Chinese PLA ration on you tube and it included a questionnaire for soldiers to fill out telling what they liked and did not like about the ration and what could be improved in the ration/what they'd like to see added or removed. I assumed it was a...
by rationtin440
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Civil Defense Carbohydrate Supplement Tin
Replies: 14
Views: 8361

Re: Civil Defense Carbohydrate Supplement Tin

My apologies if this is in the wrong topic, I just thought of the irony of it.
by rationtin440
Sun Sep 17, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Civil Defense Carbohydrate Supplement Tin
Replies: 14
Views: 8361

Re: Civil Defense Carbohydrate Supplement Tin

It's kind of ironic when you think about it; the red dye in the supplement caused cancer, and if you were in a situation where you had a choice between starving or eating it, you could always leave the shelter and get leukemia from the fallout.
by rationtin440
Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: odd question, bear with me
Replies: 3
Views: 2094

odd question, bear with me

Hey everyone, I have not posted for awhile due to some service connected health issues I had to address but I'm back. I was wondering if anyone might have a theory on why carob is not seen in place of chocolate in any of the rations discussed in forums. I was not sure if it has something to do with ...
by rationtin440
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: War based tv shows
Replies: 24
Views: 14609

Re: War based tv shows

China Beach
Tour Of Duty
MASH
AfterMASH
Trapper John MD
by rationtin440
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Appalachian Trail
Replies: 28
Views: 10255

Re: Appalachian Trail

we did not find anything but we were only out for 2 days
by rationtin440
Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Appalachian Trail
Replies: 28
Views: 10255

Re: Appalachian Trail

About 15 years ago some friends and I hiked the AT looking for cold war artifacts and we had trail mix and some MH freeze-dried entrees.
by rationtin440
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: International Rations
Topic: 2016 DoP UK biscuits very similar to RCIR biscuits now
Replies: 8
Views: 2885

Re: 2016 DoP UK biscuits very similar to RCIR biscuits now

nice pics, just curious though----did they have the overwhelming taste that gundog mentioned in his RCIR reviews or did they taste like they had artificial sweetener?
by rationtin440
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Freeze dried?
Replies: 18
Views: 8242

Re: Freeze dried?

I've never tried the Norwegian ones housil. Do they have the same amount of sodium as MH?
by rationtin440
Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Freeze dried?
Replies: 18
Views: 8242

Re: Freeze dried?

I've always preferred mountain house over all others.