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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

    Read Before You Post or Comment
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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: Covid Update In Your Area ? poltiregist, Sep 19, 2021 at 7:16 AM
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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: Surviving a terrorist attack lonewolf, Sep 13, 2021
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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: A Must Have Survival Item Dalewick, Jan 21, 2021
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    4. Survival Stories

      Tell your story here.
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    5. 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: Just Starting Out? lonewolf, Aug 13, 2021
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    6. 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: Survival Us Army Max rigger, May 12, 2021
    7. Financial Planning

      Discuss ways to save money, how much survivalist gear costs, and anything else pertaining to money.
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      Latest: Are You Ready For A Financial Collapse? TexDanm, Sep 20, 2021 at 11:51 PM
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    8. News, Current Events, and Politics

      A place to discuss things currently in the news, world events, and politics.
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      Latest: Collapse Of Europe TexDanm, Sep 20, 2021 at 10:44 PM
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    9. Ladies Section

      A place for female specific topics.
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      Latest: Poem For Today Pragmatist, Mar 9, 2021
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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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    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: Cars That Run On Wood Fire Old Geezer, Aug 23, 2021
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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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    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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      Latest: Food Old Geezer, Sep 16, 2021 at 6:29 PM
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    6. Safety

      Safety briefs, experience, and safe survivalist practices.
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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: Keeping chickens arctic bill, Jul 26, 2021
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    2. Herbalism - Medicinal, Practical, and other Uses

      Using plants and herbs for medicine and other uses.
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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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    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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      Latest: The "just In Time" Food System Has Collapsed. lonewolf, Sep 17, 2021 at 10:28 AM
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    6. Other Homesteading

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      Latest: Fresh Water Fish Farms Pragmatist, Mar 26, 2021
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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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    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: A Place For Air Guns??? TexDanm, Sep 20, 2021 at 10:54 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: Camp Stoves, Pots And Pans What You Got ? Old Geezer, Sep 16, 2021 at 9:57 AM
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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: Alternative Power Sources Old Geezer, Sep 17, 2021 at 11:16 AM
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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.
      Latest: Pistol vs revolver TMT Tactical, Sep 19, 2021 at 10:32 PM
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    2. Essential Items

      What are the absolute most important things you need?
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      Latest: Trade Stock Old Geezer, Sep 17, 2021 at 6:06 PM
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    3. Survival Gear

      Backpacks, tents, boots, and more, all about survival gear.
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    4. Other Useful Objects

      Anything else useful that doesn't fit in a category.
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      Latest: Cigarettes For Barter? Ystranc, Aug 19, 2021
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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: Foot Wear Max rigger, Sep 8, 2021
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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 Day" 15 Oct 20 Old Geezer, Sep 20, 2021 at 7:02 AM
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    2. Climate Change

      Climate change, global warming, long term and short term preparedness and discussions.
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      Latest: Hurricane Henri 2021 Old Geezer, Aug 23, 2021
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    3. Wilderness

      Wilderness survival skills and strategies.
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      Latest: Find The Snake In Picture Morgan101, May 11, 2021
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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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      Latest: Usa Civil War, Version 2.0 Old Geezer, Sep 18, 2021 at 11:20 AM
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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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  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: Food In Bob Pragmatist, Apr 8, 2021
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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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    4. Woodworking

      Building things from wood. Plans, strategies, types of wood, preparation, tools, etc.
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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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      Latest: Scooter Repairs...... TexDanm, Jun 1, 2021
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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: The Social Dilemma watcherchris, Nov 6, 2020
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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: Underground Bunker For Sale Skyhorse, Aug 24, 2020
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    2. Wanting to Buy

      If you're looking for something post it here.
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      Latest: Kevin Wimer's Pending Book Pragmatist, Sep 13, 2020
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