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by Dekard
Wed Aug 02, 2006 8:59 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Tactical Flashlights
Replies: 17
Views: 5798

Speaking of LED upgrades for the MagLite's, I picked up one of these a couple of months ago: NiteIze L.E.D. & Switch Upgrade It's a decent little upgrade to the flashlight and only costs about US$9. i've converted about 6 of my AA m...
by Dekard
Thu Jul 13, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What to eat if you're out of MREs
Replies: 12
Views: 4396

i am skipping the bacon and going straight for the seafood...




by Dekard
Thu Jul 13, 2006 4:06 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Buy Me! Inspection Date 9/97
Replies: 2
Views: 1357

Buy Me! Inspection Date 9/97

was going through my mre stash and found a case with insp date of 97. the dark brown mres. i am tempted to sell the whole case - not sure when it was packed as i just now noticed that the pack date has been sanded off the case. but, i opened the case to check and nothing seems swollen or leaking or ...
by Dekard
Wed Jul 12, 2006 1:54 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Best Deal?
Replies: 6
Views: 1616

just scored 2 b-menu cases from my contact for $40/ea with 2007 inspection dates.

would have gotten 4 or 5 but the wife would have flattened my skull with the cast iron fried chicken skillet...
by Dekard
Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:38 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Canned bread...
Replies: 3
Views: 1640

Canned bread...

by Dekard
Fri Apr 07, 2006 1:38 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: What really happened to those brit rations...
Replies: 11
Views: 3697

What really happened to those brit rations... Apr 6, 9:51 PM EDT Audit: Money From Abroad for Katrina Lost By WILLIAM C. MANN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal auditors on Thursday laid out a scenario of omissions, missteps and bureaucratic n...
by Dekard
Tue Apr 04, 2006 10:34 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Mystery weiner...
Replies: 9
Views: 3133

Mystery weiner...

Okay - saw this at the local Big Lots for 99 cents each, so i bought 1 to try. Question is, what is it? Based on the generic packaging, it looks like a short run for disaster (katrina) relief or for some type of "gubment cheese" program maybe? who knows. anyway - it tasted aiight - but i p...
by Dekard
Wed Feb 15, 2006 4:49 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Not good..
Replies: 13
Views: 2908

Cajun Clara Watch Out!

In case the link goes south: CAPTION: Some Hurricane Katrina victims and military personnel are selling government-issued Meals Ready-to-Eat (MREs) for profit on eBay, according to a ...
by Dekard
Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:13 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Who has eaten the oldest MRE (or MCI !)
Replies: 49
Views: 11461

Wow - you have a ham and chicken loaf MRE from the same case? Or was that a Ham Slice? I'll bet the ham holds up pretty well. The last one of those I had from the 90s tasted like that canned Hormel ham - still good! you're right. ham slice. i ate the spaghetti earlier this week. http://img513.image...
by Dekard
Sat Jan 28, 2006 5:41 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Cheapest Emgergency Ration
Replies: 2
Views: 1065

...It's a little more work with having to prepare the rice and soak the beans and all... i am lazy - i don't even wash the rice. the dry beans can be soaked in the pot overnight or for a few hours. simply cover the dry beans with 1-2 inches of water. when it's close to chow time, add uncooked rice ...

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