Rations

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tricky89
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Rations

Post by tricky89 » Mon May 09, 2011 2:45 pm

Anybody remember trading the British troops stuff for their rations? I got a can of chicken and rice and man it was good.
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Re: Rations

Post by redfish » Mon May 09, 2011 9:48 pm

They had bacon and bread if I remember. You remember they wanted to trade trucks?
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Re: Rations

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Mon May 09, 2011 10:27 pm

I remember trading 2 new sets of BDUs for a full box of Brit rations and yes it was damn good.
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Re: Rations

Post by Dispacther » Tue May 10, 2011 4:10 pm

I traded them some inner tubes (duce and 1/2) and some mre's for sevral cans of black current jam and a boom box they'd picked up at the px done the road .
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