Help with Russian Ration ID

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Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by ViperGTS » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:15 am

Anyone know what i bought? Just arrived, Ebay buy listed as FSB 24hr, but might be a fake. It was cheaper than expected and arrived fast. Not listed as mountain. No chocolate bars listed on ebay description. My translator is not being nice.

Not yet opened, any ID help appreciated
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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by carlosflar » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:26 am

Looks like a original rusian mountain ration to me... they give it to the fsb and spetnaz, it has a plastic handle right?
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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by ViperGTS » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:27 am

Yeah, it has the handle; 2017 exp 2019 if that helps and the pic is blurry
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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by BTemple » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:26 am

You have a standard FSB, not the Mountain one. There should be 5 chocolate bars and your component list shows nothing that has 5 of the same item. Also, underneath the component list is shows 3 different menu types, but a true Mountain FSB would only have 2
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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by carlosflar » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:45 am

thats correct, mountain rations have menu 1 to 3 and 5 bars... my bad XD
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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by ViperGTS » Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:16 pm

Huge TY guys!!
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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by parafireboy » Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:37 pm

It sounds like you already got an answer, but I wanted to let you know another clue that can help. In the lower right of the label is the calorie count, and for the three variants, the caloric range is 3,500-3,700. The mountain ration has around 5,000.

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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by ViperGTS » Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:49 pm

Knew mtn had over 5k, but didnt know that was the calorie count on the bottom right. Thanks for the extra info, much appreciated.
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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by wats6831 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:40 pm

ViperGTS wrote:
Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:49 pm
Knew mtn had over 5k, but didnt know that was the calorie count on the bottom right. Thanks for the extra info, much appreciated.
The last clue:

Mountain Ration has only 2 menus.

FSB has 3.

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Re: Help with Russian Ration ID

Post by ViperGTS » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:05 pm

Thanks Wats, BTemple beat you to that one 8)
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