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Blog Posting Rules

branchd77

Administrator, Male, from Manchester TN
Blog Posts:
2
Any member who has has been active for a least a few weeks and who has a lot of positive activity on their account may make a blog post, if you can't make a post please contact an admin. You must follow these rules or your blog post will be pulled and you may not be allowed to post anymore...

Comments: 3 Dec 17, 2017

How to Survive the wilderness

John Davis

Member, Male
Blog Posts:
1
With the popularity of camping, hiking, and trailing at an all-time high, there comes a great demand to known even the most basic of survival skills before heading out on your next outdoor trip. Although most tourist destinations that include campsites and hiking trails are marked to ensure...

Comments: 0 Dec 17, 2017

Survival, Camping or Bushcraft?

Keith H.

Moderator, Male, from New England NSW
Blog Posts:
7
Survival, Camping or Bushcraft? Survival, Camping or Bushcraft? If survival is what you are interested in & preparing for, then that is what you need to concentrate on. Camping is not survival, unless it is primitive camping, in which case there are skills to be learnt there. Bushcraft in...

Comments: 0 Dec 17, 2017

Survival, Then & Now.

Keith H.

Moderator, Male, from New England NSW
Blog Posts:
7
Survival, Then and Now. What do you think has changed in the last 300 years regarding our survival needs? Anything? Whether it be long term wilderness living as it was for the New World settlers in the 17th and 18th centuries or whether it be a lost in the bush survival situation, I don’t see...

Comments: 2 Dec 17, 2017

Long Term Wilderness Living/Survival.

Keith H.

Moderator, Male, from New England NSW
Blog Posts:
7
Long Term Wilderness Living/Survival. After the dust has settled & the survivors have left the cities to live in the bush, they will have to get down to some serious work in order to continue to survive. This also applies to those of us who already live in the bush, because our ties to...

Comments: 0 Dec 17, 2017

From somewhere with love.

Scholarkin

Member, Male, from Kumasi
Blog Posts:
1
Hello everyone, I'm Patrick from Ghana. My online moniker is Scholarkin. I want to make new friends from all over the world. If you are interested, then I'm always available. Thank you. Note: Friendship and networking only.

Comments: 0 Dec 17, 2017

SNOW EVERYWHERE

Dhanidhamy

Member, Male
Blog Posts:
1
I once read there will be a time that the whole world will have thesame weather and climates Conditions, I imagine if I'll witness it but also wonder how people with warmer climates will feel about snow.

Comments: 1 Dec 17, 2017

Survival equipment and supplies for the financially challenged or tightwads and knowledge that might be useful...

TexDanm

Master Survivalist, Male, from East Texas
Blog Posts:
1
Survival equipment and supplies for the financially challenged or tightwads Chapter 1 They say that necessity is the Mother of invention but I think being cheap had as much to do with it as necessity. For the survivalist this can be a wonderful thing because what it does is make you improvise...

Comments: 2 Dec 17, 2017

Hiking

scaruso3

New Member, Male
Blog Posts:
1
I currently live in Pennsylvania and wanted to know of any really great hiking trails. I only know of the Delaware water gap, and am really interested in which hiking spots are worth it.

Comments: 0 Dec 17, 2017

Surviving african sun

EarlAlexander

New Member, Male
Blog Posts:
1
Africa is a continent in the world that has many countries in it, these countries hardly witness snowfall at time they may be no rainfall for a very long time which may result to drought and poor harvesting season. More than 2/3 of Africa countries witness serious sunshine in certain months...

Comments: 3 Dec 17, 2017

Fighting Our Own Fires, and Why It\'s Best Not to Have To...

PriscillaKing

Well-Known Member, Female
Blog Posts:
2
This is the long version of a comment I posted to a forum discussion about fire protection, where someone observed, "Our local fire department is famous for saving basements." Our local fire department used to save a lot of basements too. I'd say to anyone in that situation, get...

Comments: 0 Dec 17, 2017

Insect Friends (Wasps) and Enemies (Mosquitoes)

PriscillaKing

Well-Known Member, Female
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2
This started out as a comment on Rambo's post about mosquito traps...I've posted insect stories at paid sites and blog sites, so why not post about my creepy-crawly friends here? At different times I've shared my Blue Ridge Mountain home with five species of wasps and hornets. It...

Comments: 16 Dec 17, 2017

2 weeks of food for under 2 bills

Albear357

New Member, Male
Blog Posts:
1
I set out to c if I could set up a 2 week supply of food for 2 persons. My mom is elderly and bugging out may not be an option 4 me right off the bat.. I set a limit of $200.00. We'll i was able to set up a 2 week supply of food 4 3persons and came in under $175.00. This is with out...

Comments: 14 Dec 17, 2017

Homemade Mosquito Traps

rambo

Moderator, Male
Blog Posts:
2
For anyone wanting to make a mosquito trap from home, you're in luck. They are very easy to make and do not require many materials. To begin the process, you will need to obtain the needed materials, which are a plastic 2 liter bottle, duct tape, brown sugar, yeast, and something black to...

Comments: 5 Dec 17, 2017

The coming famine...

Mekada

Expert Member, Male, from Potchefstroom, South Africa
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1
View attachment 393 In 1994, South Africa had over 200 000 farmers. We not only met local needs for staple foods like maize, wheat and sugar but we exported globally and aided neighboring counties in their feeding schemes. Fast forward to 2015 and we faced the biggest drought in a 100 years...

Comments: 6 Dec 17, 2017

Lost Survival.

Keith H.

Moderator, Male, from New England NSW
Blog Posts:
7
Lost Survival. In an ordinary lost situation if you did the right thing & notified several people in regards to WHERE you were going & WHEN you intended to return, then all you have to do is sit tight & wait for someone to find you. This is of course providing you STOP as soon as...

Comments: 5 Dec 17, 2017

Are You Really Serious About Surviving TEOTWAWKI ?

Keith H.

Moderator, Male, from New England NSW
Blog Posts:
7
Are You Really Serious About Surviving TEOTWAWKI ? (Foreword: This article is not supposed to be a blow for blow account of what I think you should carry, it is simply an article to make you think seriously about what it is you are trying to prepare for. To make you think about the items that...

Comments: 13 Dec 17, 2017

Basics To Consider Before Making The Decision To Go Off The Grid

Darrell

Administrator, Male
Blog Posts:
1
View attachment 382 “Off-the-grid” refers to living in homes that are autonomous, meaning they do not rely on municipal water supply, sewer, natural gas, the electrical power grid, or similar utility services. A true off-grid house is able to operate completely independently of all traditional...

Comments: 8 Dec 17, 2017