Hexi Blocks ( Substitutes )

#1
Are Hexi Blocks still issued or is there an alternative fuel issued. Are the Ethanol sachets any good as I hear they burn longer and are cleaner on your metal mug ?
 
#2
we still get issued HEXI but our unit so behind the times that comms are sent via pigeon :)
 
#4
hahaha..... stir the tea bags thats for sure :)
 
#5
I do recall many moons ago using the tinned chocolate from an arctic ration pack as a substitute after running out of hexi, it burnt well but the residue was a ba*tard to get off.
 
#6
When I can, I use US Army Trioxane tablets. Very hot, cleaner than hexi and very easy to light.

Those greenheat sachets are shit. Not enough in one to make a brew, but two is too much.
 
#7
Well Fallshirmjaeger, now I know why I had to escort the RE's to a disused compound to test a commercial slurry explosive for wall breaching last September, you buggers were using all the PE for brews :D .
 
#8
Fallschirmjager said:
PE4 is what you need for a quick brew on ops.
Fuggoff, make yer own. Cnut.
 
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