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Nawt
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ration can cleanup trick

Post by Nawt » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:15 pm

Hi, I wanted to share this little cleanup trick with you :idea: .

It deals with the empty ration can known from the Dutch and French Rations and other disposables, and you are facing the fact that you have to/want to take your garbage along.
Here's how you could do that in a rather convenient way without struggeling with the empty can and particularly, the lid.

Say, after you have finished your rat and you feel :D again since it was really tasty :lol: .
Your empty rat should look like this: ( you did not pull the entire lid of )
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empty ration can
Your other stuff could look like this (garbage):
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garbage
Trick is to bend the 'pull to open tab' back inwards with two fingers holding the lid and tab so it does not seperate from the lid:
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Bent over backwards tab
Put your garbage in the can and push the lid back in. The 'pull to open tab' will get stuck inside the can,
holding the lid down and the garbage in :wink: .
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closed can 1
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cc 2
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Another clean day in our lives :!:
Note, for demonstration purposes it was performed indoors. :mrgreen: :roll:

Cheers and stay happy!
Nawt.

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Re: ration can cleanup trick

Post by housil » Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:51 pm

Great idea!

That´s why German EPa´s have since their introduction a plastic bag. To collect the trash.

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Re: ration can cleanup trick

Post by German_EPA » Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:21 pm

nice idea!
housil wrote:That´s why German EPa´s have since their introduction a plastic bag. To collect the trash.
but not the newer epas.
the rcir also has plastic bags in it (in the stove box).
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Re: ration can cleanup trick

Post by Ptak » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:06 pm

And every czech BDP has plastic bag too :) but better is to use cans from main meals, they are soft and you can make every shape you want :twisted:
MRE and BDP user...

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