Are 2006 cases worth buying?

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Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by PeterMoynahan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:33 pm

I got a guy by me selling year 2006 cases of US MREs. I know they're not old enough to be cool by age. Is there any reason to buy them, except "because they are cheap" is the only thing I can come up with. Ive heard they are kind of rare because if Katrina, but that's merely a rumor.

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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by kman » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:40 pm

Is that 2006 Date Packed or 2006 Inspection Date? If it's the inspection date, that means they were from 2003 and really could be Katrina MREs. Historical curiosity aside, that was a time when a lot of MREs sat in boiling hot trucks (or boiling hot swamps) and they'd definitely be what I call "heat stressed". But for $10 a case, I'd buy a couple of cases to check out just out of morbid curiosity.

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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by PeterMoynahan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:46 pm

How did you know they were $10 a case? And they're 2009 inspection.

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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by kman » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:01 pm

Oh! For real 2006 date packed MREs? That'd definitely be worth checking out just for grins - I mean, I wouldn't rely on them for emergency food but they'd be fun to explore again. There are some good menus in there (McRib, Meatloaf, Veggie Burger) and some real stomach-churning ones (Cheese Omelet, Veggie Manicotti).

I didn't know they were $10...that's just my "buy it now" price for a case of really old (but not rare) MREs. It's either $10 for a movie or $10 for hours and and hours of MRE exploration!

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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by WorkmanMRE » Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:12 pm

If you get a few cases I would love to trade or buy the veggie burgers! If your interested. I have a vegetarian/ vegan channel on youtube. Would be great content!
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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by PeterMoynahan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:03 pm

WorkmanMRE wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:12 pm
If you get a few cases I would love to trade or buy the veggie burgers! If your interested. I have a vegetarian/ vegan channel on youtube. Would be great content!
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Ok. I'll email the guy and see what's what. I'll keep you posted.

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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by KML1989 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:20 pm

I'd definitely buy the ol' veggie omelet mres off you, just for grins

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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by DANTHEMANDOTCOM » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:37 am

Heck yeah I'd grab them bad boys if it were me! Also if you're up for a trade for some of them older mres I'd like to get my hands on a few, let me know bud!
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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by PeterMoynahan » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:20 pm

I'm waiting for a reply. I'll get a case a and b and we can buy and trade like crazy people once I pick them up. Thanks for the input guys!

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Re: Are 2006 cases worth buying?

Post by KML1989 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:00 am

Looking forward to it!

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