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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: I Thought I Was So Smart Old Geezer, Apr 3, 2020 at 8:45 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: Gas Masks Pragmatist, Apr 3, 2020 at 7:58 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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      Latest: Veterans Section Duncan, Mar 31, 2020 at 12:00 PM
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    4. Survival Stories

      Tell your story here.
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      Latest: Tornado Survival; Some Tips Pragmatist, Mar 12, 2020
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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: Photos That You Have Taken And Want To Share. Blitz, Apr 3, 2020 at 10:44 AM
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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: Learn Prep. At Home While "lock-downed" Pragmatist, Apr 3, 2020 at 3:35 PM
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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: 'out Of' Supplies At Stores Blitz, Mar 31, 2020 at 2:39 AM
    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: The Coming Starvation F22 Simpilot, Apr 3, 2020 at 4:36 PM
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    10. Ladies Section

      A place for female specific topics.
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      Latest: Malaysian Women And Pandemic Blitz, Apr 3, 2020 at 5:18 AM
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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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    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: Camper In Survival varuna, Apr 1, 2020 at 11:11 AM
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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: Engine Oil Blitz, Mar 24, 2020
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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: A New Backup Hand-pump Duncan, Apr 3, 2020 at 3:07 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: Potassium Iodide Blitz, Apr 3, 2020 at 5:06 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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      Latest: I Have A Smart Rabbit Old Geezer, Apr 1, 2020 at 10:27 PM
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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: Simple Hydrosol Justin Baker, Mar 1, 2020
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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: Beginner Garden Troubles EarlyMarksman, Apr 2, 2020 at 8:14 PM
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    4. Community Sharing CSA Ideas

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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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    6. Other Homesteading

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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: Tele-health Therapy Pragmatist, Apr 1, 2020 at 12:05 PM
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    2. Navigation

      Using maps, the stars, marking trails, and other natural forms of navigation.
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      Latest: Apple's New Maps Justin Baker, Jan 31, 2020
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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: Fishing bait arctic bill, Mar 26, 2020
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    4. Cooking and Cooking Utensils

      Cooking outdoors, equipment preparation, making utensils and equipment. Modern and primitive.
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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: Radio Communication When Off Grid F22 Simpilot, Apr 3, 2020 at 4:30 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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      Latest: Nws Marine Weather Survey Pragmatist, Mar 29, 2020 at 1:44 PM
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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.
      Latest: E.d.c. Pocket Knife 'types' ? Pragmatist, Mar 28, 2020 at 12:25 PM
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    2. Essential Items

      What are the absolute most important things you need?
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      Latest: Hickory Smoked Ham EarlyMarksman, Apr 2, 2020 at 8:52 PM
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    3. Survival Gear

      Backpacks, tents, boots, and more, all about survival gear.
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      Latest: Glove Research Applicable For Preppers Pragmatist, Apr 1, 2020 at 12:11 AM
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    4. Other Useful Objects

      Anything else useful that doesn't fit in a category.
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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: Another Knapsack. Justin Baker, Feb 1, 2020
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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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    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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      Latest: 7 Survival Steps And Sequence Pragmatist, Apr 3, 2020 at 3:10 PM
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    4. The Apocalypse

      If society happened to end, what would it take to survive?
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    5. Urban Survival

      If disaster strikes in the city, how would you survive?
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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: Astroid Approaching poltiregist, Mar 23, 2020
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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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      Latest: "hair Color 'survival Kit'" Pragmatist, Apr 3, 2020 at 12:28 AM
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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: More Homemade Face Mask Ideas Pragmatist, Apr 2, 2020 at 11:56 PM
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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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    6. Other DIY

      The Do It Yourselfer's Corner - Bring some of your self made ideas to the table.
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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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  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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    2. Wanting to Buy

      If you're looking for something post it here.
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      Latest: 5mm Craig Brass Or Ammo Oldman11, Nov 15, 2019
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