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  1. Welcome to My Survival Forum

    My Survival Forum is a community of like minded people who are here to learn from each other. Our forum is designed to be a hub of information on a variety of survivalist skills, information, stories, and ideas. Please don't be shy, if you want to contribute to our community knowledge please do.

  2. Forum Rules and Info For New Members

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  3. Private Areas

    Members Only. You must register to view and post in these forums.
  4. General Discussions

    General discussions and new member introductions. Great place to get your feet wet.
    1. New Member Introduction

      New Here? Come on in and say hi.

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      Latest: Howdy From North Texas TMT Tactical, Aug 17, 2019 at 7:55 PM
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    2. General Q&A

      If you have a basic question and you would like it answered come post here. Fast and simple.
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      Latest: Best Use Of $1500 Dalewick, Aug 15, 2019 at 12:10 AM
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    3. Suggestions and Requests

      Share with me some suggestions and feature requests. I will be glad to try and implement them. Lets build this together.
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    4. Survival Stories

      Tell your story here.
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      Latest: Surviving Forest Fires Pragmatist, Aug 5, 2019
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    5. The Hangout

      Members can come here and just hangout. Can talk about any topic and just get to know each other. Non Survivalist topics allowed.
      Latest: Bye Easyrider Radar, Aug 17, 2019 at 7:56 PM
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    6. Newbie Corner

      This is a great hangout for first timers. If your just getting starting or just curious come over here and post.
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      Latest: Newbie Water Question GateCrasher, Aug 11, 2019 at 6:53 AM
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    7. Reference Material

      A place for experts to come and share their best reference material. Especially important to share good offline resources .
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      Latest: Samhsa Publications Pragmatist, Aug 14, 2019 at 4:27 PM
    8. Financial Planning

      Discuss ways to save money, how much survivalist gear costs, and anything else pertaining to money.
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    9. News, Current Events, and Politics

      A place to discuss things currently in the news, world events, and politics.
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      Latest: Laws Yes, Justice ??? Dalewick, Aug 17, 2019 at 7:45 PM
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    10. Ladies Section

      A place for female specific topics.
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      Latest: Air Compressor Sonofliberty, Aug 14, 2019 at 7:31 PM
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  5. Basic Survival Skills

    Covers some basic and some very serious survival skills. Bring anything to the table here.
    1. First Aid and Medicine

      Will help you survive and function with injuries. Knowing how to do first aid in the wilderness or other away from civilization scenarios can save your life.
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      Latest: Dyi Blood Pressure Medicine? GrizzlyetteAdams, Aug 11, 2019 at 6:04 PM
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    2. Natural, Temporary, and Permanent Shelter

      A shelter can be a made made object such as a house or tent or a natural place to find refuge such as a cave or fallen tree.
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      Latest: What Are The Best Tents For Long Term Camping? Bishop, Aug 14, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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    3. All Resources About Fire

      Making and maintaining fire will greatly increase your chance of survival. Fire not only allows you to stay warm but you can also cook, scare away predators, boil water, etc.
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      Latest: Fire wood splitting lonewolf, Jul 26, 2019
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    4. Finding, Purifying, and Storing Water

      An average human being can survive 3 to 5 days without water. Finding a water source is your key to survival.
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      Latest: Water Morgan101, Aug 15, 2019 at 12:35 PM
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    5. Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Food

      Finding edible food that we can digest is a must. Remember ever plant isn't edible. Some will kill you. Learn your basics. All food resources can go here.
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    6. Safety

      Safety briefs, experience, and safe survivalist practices.
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      Latest: The Stupidity Of Blindly Obeying Sat Navs!!! TexDanm, Aug 17, 2019 at 3:58 PM
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  6. Homesteading

    Everything to do with manufacturing clothing, animal husbandry, plants and herbs, and the butchering of animals.
    1. Animal Husbandry

      The management of animals for our use in either farming or for meat.
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    2. Herbalism - Medicinal, Practical, and other Uses

      Using plants and herbs for medicine and other uses.
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      Latest: What's Your Favorite Herbal Tea? Morgan101, Aug 15, 2019 at 7:33 AM
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    3. Gardening, Plant Propegation, & Farming

      Creating new plants for a variety of sources such as seeds, cuttings, bulbs and other. Everything to do with gardening.
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      Latest: Kakai Pumpkin Seed Keith H., Jul 24, 2019
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    4. Community Sharing CSA Ideas

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      Latest: Are You Ready ??? lonewolf, Jul 10, 2019
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    5. Food Storage - Canning/Freezing/Butchering/Prep

      In here we discuss different ways to prep and prepare our food, how to make it last as long as possible, and unique ideas on long term storage.
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      Latest: Packages Of Tuna Cans Sonofliberty, Aug 14, 2019 at 6:42 PM
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    6. Other Homesteading

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      Latest: Tales From Green Valley Farm. lonewolf, Jul 27, 2019
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  7. Advanced Survival Skills

    After you learn the basics it's time to learn some more long term survival techniques. Who said after you meet the basics you couldn't improve your quality of life?
    1. Mental Preparedness

      Being mentally prepared for the survivalist lifestyle is one that most often gets overlooked. What are some scenarios that could happen? How do you handle being alone? How do you keep your family together?
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      Latest: Survival When There Is No Hope... Snyper, Aug 17, 2019 at 7:40 PM
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    2. Navigation

      Using maps, the stars, marking trails, and other natural forms of navigation.
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    3. Hunting / Fishing / Trapping

      Everything from primitive hunting to modern day strategies and uses for weapons.
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      Latest: Free Trapping Books The Innkeeper, Aug 15, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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    4. Cooking and Cooking Utensils

      Cooking outdoors, equipment preparation, making utensils and equipment. Modern and primitive.
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      Latest: Easiest Way Of Cooking Keith H., Aug 5, 2019
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    5. Going Off The Grid

      Finding water, living arrangement, heat and cold, natural energy, and self-sufficient living. Share your setups, how far off the grid you are, and techniques to help others get there.
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      Latest: Container Home Now Available From Amazon CountryGuy, Aug 12, 2019 at 9:08 PM
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    6. Other Advanced Survival Skills

      Advanced survival skills that don't fit into any other categories.
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  8. Weapons and Other Useful Objects

    Weapons and gear reviews, tell us about your guns and knives, show off survival gear, how to make useful stuff, buy or build?, what do you consider essential items, etc.
    1. Guns, Knives, Tools, Etc.

      Essential weapons, high end guns and knives, home made tools, and anything else related.
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    2. Essential Items

      What are the absolute most important things you need?
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    3. Survival Gear

      Backpacks, tents, boots, and more, all about survival gear.
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      Latest: Saw Vs Ax Pragmatist, Aug 11, 2019 at 5:48 PM
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    4. Other Useful Objects

      Anything else useful that doesn't fit in a category.
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      Latest: Spiking Roads Dalewick, Aug 7, 2019
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  9. All Things Primitive

    Anything pre-1900s
    1. Primitive Tools and Weapons

      Building and using primitive tools and weapons.
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    2. Packs, Bags, and Other Craftsmanship

      Discussion about handmade bags, pouches, clothing, and other equipment.
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      Latest: How Many Kits Do You Have? Morgan101, Jul 10, 2019
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  10. Survival Situations

    This covers different scenarios. Some more likely than others but we take them all very seriously. Bring some options and ideas over on how these might go.
    1. Earthquake

      Earthquake survival preparedness.
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      Latest: Earthquake Prediction Morgan101, Jul 15, 2019
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    2. Climate Change

      Climate change, global warming, long term and short term preparedness and discussions.
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    3. Wilderness

      Wilderness survival skills and strategies.
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    4. The Apocalypse

      If society happened to end, what would it take to survive?
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      Latest: Looking At A Current Shtf Event elkhound, Aug 11, 2019 at 6:06 PM
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    5. Urban Survival

      If disaster strikes in the city, how would you survive?
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      Latest: M21 Or M40 Sniper Rifle Dalewick, Aug 6, 2019
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    6. Other Not Listed Situations

      Any other survival situation not listed, popular topics will move to the front page.
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      Latest: Vaccination Records lonewolf, Aug 17, 2019 at 4:02 AM
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  11. DIY - Do It Yourself

    Build your own survival kits or maybe turn your house in to a survival shelter. Know how to make things from scratch.
    1. Survival Kits

      General information about what kinds of things people are putting in kits and reviews for premade kits.
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    2. Farming and Gardening

      Farming and gardening for the self sustaining prepper.
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    3. Recrafting and Modifying

      Turning something you have now into something else. Modifying an existing item so that it is upgraded or has a new improved use.
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      Latest: Modifying Wooden Pallets LastOutlaw, Jun 23, 2019
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    4. Woodworking

      Building things from wood. Plans, strategies, types of wood, preparation, tools, etc.
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      Latest: Woodworking Kootenay prepper, Dec 4, 2017
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    5. Efficient Living

      Improve modern devices with custom homemade version. Better ways to heat your home, more efficient car fuel, efficient cooling, improve tools, save money, build comfort items from scratch, etc.
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      Latest: Repaired The Wood Stove randyt, Mar 24, 2019
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    6. Other DIY

      The Do It Yourselfer's Corner - Bring some of your self made ideas to the table.
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      Latest: Fancy Featherstick Morgan101, Aug 12, 2019 at 8:09 AM
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  12. Local Boards

    Need information specific to where you live? Visit our local forum and find people and resources for your specific area.
    1. International Countries

      We will be expanding to a list of countries. For now you can just post your location.
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      Latest: Serviving In Canada The Innkeeper, Aug 15, 2019 at 2:05 PM
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  13. Our Marketplace - Barter Corner

    Buy, Sell, and Trade.
    1. For Sale

      List any items you have for sale. Either items you make or commercial items are allowed.
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      Latest: The Western Front, Book 6 poltiregist, Aug 7, 2019
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    2. Wanting to Buy

      If you're looking for something post it here.
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      Latest: Wanted: Books! Tumbleweed, May 24, 2018
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