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    Post by mk1rceme Tue Jun 22, 2010 1:16 am

    If anyone ever wondered what is inside one of these rations...here you go! I got my hands on a few of these lately and I was curious enough to open one up tonight. Still smells sweet. I was worried it would reek to high heaven but it's not to bad at all. Should look good in my kit displays. And don't worry...only one I'm gonna open.

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    Post by Haplo Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:40 am

    mk1rceme wrote: I was worried it would reek to high heaven but it's not to bad at all.

    I hope for you that it stays that way. :lol:
    Buy nice to see what is in it for a change.
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    Post by jholl72 Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:43 pm

    Awesome, thanks for posting that. I always wondered what was in them. Now, all you have to do is try them and let us know how they taste!


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    Post by mk1rceme Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:42 pm

    jholl72 wrote:Awesome, thanks for posting that. I always wondered what was in them. Now, all you have to do is try them and let us know how they taste!


    ...ewww!


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    Post by jholl72 Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:08 pm

    Come man, you know you want to!!!LOL! When I was younger I kept my birthday cake for year in the fridge..on my next birthday I tried to eat it. It was pretty hard, but at least I tried.LOL!


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    Post by mk1rceme Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:28 pm

    Well, like I said, it does smell chocolatey. Only thing I'm worried about is my nephew coming for a visit and getting into it. He more than likely won't touch it, but he is a chocolate monster...guess I better put them a few shelves higher just in case.

    I'm sure this stuff would make you mighty sick. I've had modern ration biscuits before and they almost broke my teeth.


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    Post by qsamike Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:25 pm

    Hi Dale.....

    Have all three of the Boer War Chocolate Boxes that are full, Cadbury's, Rowntree's and Fry's...... Nope Never Will even though I am also a Chocoholic.... Also have an un-opened Canadian Boer War emergency ration pack, Chocolate and Pemecin (sp).......

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    Post by GCR817 Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:11 pm

    Hi Mike,

    Any chance you might post a pic of your Boer War ration pack? I don't believe I've ever seen one.

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    Post by edstorey Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:46 pm

    Remember, these RCN Rations were lifeboat rations and are not applicable to Army kit displays.
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    Post by qsamike Sun Jul 22, 2012 9:52 pm

    GCR817 wrote:Hi Mike,

    Any chance you might post a pic of your Boer War ration pack? I don't believe I've ever seen one.

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    Take a look at this thread Geoff......

    https://www.cdnmilitarycollectors.com/t812-boer-war-emergency-ration-tin

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