Survivalist Forum

Advertise Here

Go Back   Survivalist Forum > Survival & Preparedness Forum > Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
Articles Chat Room Classifieds Donations Gallery Groups Links Store Survival Files



Disaster Preparedness General Discussion Anything Disaster Preparedness or Survival Related

Advertise Here
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-15-2012, 11:54 AM
rnjstel rnjstel is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 49
Thanks: 44
Thanked 120 Times in 25 Posts
Default T-Ration true lifespan



Advertise Here

Hi,

I am sorry if this has been addressed here before(I tried a search to no avail).

Does anyone recall the actual lifespan of the MRE T-Ration (ie the Squad Size Thermally Stabilized MRE Ration in Polymeric Tray).

I know USDA and the DoD call them at 5 years but, I seem to recall their actual lifetime if kept in a good storage climate was closer to 20.

Thanks in advance,
Old 04-15-2012, 07:36 PM
MikeK's Avatar
MikeK MikeK is offline
Walking methane refinery
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Texas
Age: 51
Posts: 50,055
Thanks: 90,382
Thanked 102,256 Times in 33,009 Posts
Awards Showcase
Outstanding Member 
Total Awards: 1
Default

Mine haven't fared well much past the 5 years. Now, I'm in a warm climate here, so that is probably the cause. But 6-7 years and they're becoming very disagreeable. I actually threw a bunch of them out after testing some of them at the 7 year mark. I need to find another sale on them and restock.
__________________
Folks, when starting a thread, please take a moment and consider which forum that thread belongs in. Disaster Preparedness is for disaster preparedness discussions only. There are forums for gun posts, news, politics, general discussion, etc. Please try to start threads in the right forum. This makes the site better for all of us. Thanks.
The Following User Says Thank You to MikeK For This Useful Post:
Reply

Bookmarks



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sand Bag lifespan Wigglesdabum General Discussion 13 12-02-2013 09:58 AM
Mainstay Ration kaszynsky Reviews and questions 8 03-07-2013 12:47 AM
New Army Sandwich 3 year lifespan. GotTheCrohns Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 22 12-09-2011 03:21 PM
any bets on this guys lifespan? biathlon General Discussion 33 10-19-2011 05:56 AM
lifespan of consumables Mr Sanchez Disaster Preparedness General Discussion 32 03-14-2010 11:13 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright Kevin Felts 2006 - 2012,
Green theme by http://www.themesbydesign.net