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6/21/2017 8:25:40 PM
Posted: 5/8/2001 6:30:06 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 6:36:10 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/8/2001 6:36:04 PM EDT by the_survivalist]
i don't even use em except for an occasional bottle bomb. i have like 200, and never use em, but dont really know whare to get heaters alone. and they come a dosen to a pak when you get em like that.
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 6:50:23 PM EDT
Um, I hope you're not planning anything rash.... Anyway, this guy in Co has the 12 paks [url]http://www.qm-supply.com/[/url] 'cause I got some from him awhile back. They were $4/12 pak but they dun went up aw shucks..[BD]
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 6:54:57 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 6:56:52 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 7:00:27 PM EDT
[url]http://www.geoduck.com/epicenter/order.cgi?page=mre_military_meal_ready_to_eat.html&cart_id=[/url] Go to the bottom of the page.
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 7:22:24 PM EDT
Also check out [url]http://www.heatermeals.com/zestotherm/zestotherm.htm[/url] for quantities.
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 7:27:12 PM EDT
i tell you what ill dig up all the mre heaters i have and send them to you in exchange for three usgi 30 rounders in good working order. (any kind but cooper and those after market crap, like usa.) just had to try.
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 7:59:57 PM EDT
I got three Orlites for ya. How many heaters is that worth?
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 8:15:12 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/8/2001 8:58:01 PM EDT
Major Surplus and Survival in Gardena,CA always has them in stock. They have a website, but I don't know what it is right off the top of my head. They had ads in (now defunct) American Survival Guide every month. When we eat MREs in the field, we have to put the heaters in their own little hazmat site. A pain in the arse.
Link Posted: 5/9/2001 4:28:26 AM EDT
What sort of hazardous material is in the MRE heaters?
Link Posted: 5/9/2001 9:00:54 AM EDT
As a byproduct of the chemical heating reaction, they give off hydrogen and just plain smell bad.
Link Posted: 5/9/2001 9:37:37 AM EDT
I know about the smell. [:X*] Hydrogen, though, is hardly a hazardous material. Unless you ignite it...
Link Posted: 5/9/2001 11:25:47 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/9/2001 11:24:31 AM EDT by Nuckles]
I saved a couple just to put in my enemies swimshorts!! [:(!] Nuckles.
Link Posted: 5/9/2001 11:45:42 AM EDT
major surplus website www.majorsurplusNsurvival.com in fact i was just there monday, got some good stuff [:D] MRE heaters Dont give off hydrogen gas(at least not all of it is), the stuff in the mre heater should be some form of calcium carbide, when mixed with water it gives off acetylene gas (same stuff the welders use), it should smell like garlic/onions calicum carbide is a powder that you pour into carbide Big Bang cannons and add water, hit the sparker to ignite the acetylene gas inside -- same thing as a MRE heater bomb what kind of hazmat site do you have to put mre heaters in? i just toss'em in the trash, should be harmless after the water has mixed with it
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