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by housil
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Nuts-Weekend at Bastogne (Battle of the Bulge Dec1944)

Dec 14th to 17th I went to Belgium to participate the celebrations of the "Battle of the Bulge" in 1944. You could see nice vehicles and dressed participants Bastogne 2017 206.JPG Bastogne 2017 205.JPG A by Germans knocked out Sherman at the market place Bastogne 2017 215.JPG Bastogne 2017 216.JPG V...
by housil
Wed Jan 03, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: International Rations
Topic: whats best?
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: whats best?

Robin heum wrote:also what country makes the best ones?
Depends on what YOU like and what you don´t.
by housil
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Other US Ration Reviews
Topic: (Unknown Year) Food Packet, Long Range Patrol Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Replies: 10
Views: 1194

Re: (Unknown Year) Food Packet, Long Range Patrol Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

mreheater72 wrote:Thank you for the detailed review with great photos :D !

I had to wipe my eyes!!!!!!
I´m happy to read you again!!! :D
by housil
Mon Dec 25, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Re: Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from Bastogne-Foy/Belgium
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by housil
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 990

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

Is there any way to tell the miltec from the genuine issued version? Genuine ones have stamping of manufacturer and year, repros don´t have. As far as I know biggest difference is a material stainless steel in original vs. aluminium in repro so check the weight. They were never made from stainless ...
by housil
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 990

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

Is there any way to tell the miltec from the genuine issued version? Genuine ones have stamping of manufacturer and year, repros don´t have. As far as I know biggest difference is a material stainless steel in original vs. aluminium in repro so check the weight. They were never made from stainless ...
by housil
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 990

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

Is there any way to tell the miltec from the genuine issued version? Genuine ones have stamping of manufacturer and year, repros don´t have. As far as I know biggest difference is a material stainless steel in original vs. aluminium in repro so check the weight. They were never made from stainless ...
by housil
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 990

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

fdsman wrote:Is there any way to tell the miltec from the genuine issued version?
Genuine ones have stamping of manufacturer and year, repros don´t have.
by housil
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 990

Re: Best variation of the kidney bean shaped German mess kit?

I know that repro's are aluminium like MILTEC one. I bought one off MILTEC for once to give it a try. "MilTec" is called "TrashTec" over here for the crappy quality of their (Chinese made) products and that messkit hit it again. The Top didn´t fit on the bottom, the inner cup stuck in the and the r...