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Do you guys know any sources for rock bottom prices on Meal Ready to Eat (MRE)??

Any help will be welcome!

Thanks!
 

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I'd caution that MREs are not all that lightweight, though if you know as much already go right on ahead. #9, #11, and #22 are pretty much the only ones worth eating ;)

Pretty much any legal source is going to gouge you for them, as far as I can tell. Having survived off the things for months at a time, I'll likely never touch another one when I leave the Army.
 

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As my best friend (who spent 21 years in Uncle Sam's Flying Circus) used to say; MRE's aren't!
 

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MRE's= Meals Rejected by Ethiopins



Maybe i'm weird or something, but happen to like certain ones. They will be my choice for backpacking trips under 3 days. Try your local Army Surplus store foor decent prices.
 

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I get mine at Gun Shows, usually about $40 - $45 a case.
 

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Thanks guys!

I guess I just get lazy in preparing the food for trips and wanted to give them a try. I did try an entree once and it was not too bad LOL
 

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I saw some advertised in The Sportsman's Guide last night for $70/dozen.
OUCH!
 

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If you're going to use them, I recommend cutting out all of the additional plastic/wrapping before you hit the woods. It makes an aweful lot of garbage from the original packaging.

If you eat them long enough, you'll swear your dropping deer scat when you take a #2.
 

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$70/dozen!!! I will be sticking to ramen and tuna pouches


I guess is time to get a smaller/lighter stove and pot...
 

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Wal-Mart, freeze-dried Mountain House foods. Weigh nothing and taste good--cheap too.
 

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Cool Man! I did not know that you can get Mountain House foods at Wal-Mart! I will definitely check them out.

 


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