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  1. SURVIVALCACHE.COM

    1. FAQ's

      New to Survival Cache? Check here first! "How To's", FAQ's and posts of interest to new members.

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    2. Introductions!

      This forum serves as a place to introduce yourself to the rest of the members. So let us know a little about yourself!

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    3. Announcements

      This is a place for news and updates about past, current or upcoming events, news or happenings that would be of interest to the community!

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    4. Article Ideas

      What would be of interest to you? What would you like to see written about on the site? Let us know and give us some ammunition and hopefully someone will be able to help you address it and we can share what we find with everyone!

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    5. The Authors Section

      (restricted to contributing authors for fleshing out article ideas) If you want to be a contributing author, let us know! contact joel@survivalcache.com

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    6. Contests

      This is where we will host contests and competitions.

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  2. Survival Discussion

    1. General Survival

      The place to post and talk about general survival that may not necessarily fit in any of the other forums.

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    2. Survival and Current Events

      Current events related to survival

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    3. Wilderness Survival

      A good place to discuss wilderness survival problems, solutions, suggestions and experiences.

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    4. Urban Survival

      A great place to discuss urban survival and relate personal experiences, propose tips and suggestions on preparation and planning strategies.

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    5. Country and Off Grid Survival

      Not exactly wilderness but not urban.. something in the middle. For folks who live out of the cities and suburbs.

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    6. Food and Water Preps

      A place to discuss options for food and water storage or just food and water options in general

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    7. Survival and Location

      Location, location, location. This can be a major factor in increasing or decreasing your survival chances. This forum is the place to discuss geographic resources/options for different Bug Out (BOL) or Bug in Locations (BIL), depending on different survival situations.

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  3. Survival Skills

    1. Metal Work

      Blacksmithing, welding etc.

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    2. Medicine and Health

      A place to talk about medicine alternatives and survival applications

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    3. Bushcraft

      A place to talk and discuss bushcraft tips, tricks, skills and experiences

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    4. Farming, Gardening and Homesteading

      This is the place to discuss all manner of farming from raising livestock to growing fruits and vegetables...

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    5. Hunting and Fishing

      A place to talk about hunting, fishing or anything pertaining... you can tell us your favorite tricks and secret spots (ha!)... or maybe not..

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  4. Survival Equipment

    1. Man-Packable Survival Kit

      Man, Woman, Kid or Pet-Packable Survival Kit. This is the place to talk about your BOB (Bug Out Bags), Get Home Bags (GHB), Everyday Carry (EDC), and whatever else you would haul around on your person for whatever reason.

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    2. Survival Cache

      This is the place to discuss building and prepping your survival stash or cache.

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    3. Survival Vehicle

      This is the spot to discuss your survival vehicle, BOV (Bug Out Vehicle), Multi-Use vehicle etc. and preps that go into them

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    4. Communications and Electronics

      A place to talk about communication options for survival and otherwise

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    5. Gear Reviews and Preps

      Discuss gear applications, reviews and experiences

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  5. Armory

    1. Firearms

      Discuss firearms, ammo, ballistics and firearms related accessories and topics here.

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    2. Alternative Weapons

      Bows, arrows, slingshots, spears, less than lethal etc.

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    3. Unarmed Defense

      Defending yourself with what you have on hand or just your hands, feet etc.

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    4. Knives, Axes, and other Blades

      The forum of edged instruments

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  6. General

    1. General Discussion

      General Discussions that don't seem to fit anywhere else.... yet!!

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    2. Freedom and Liberty

      This is a.....gulp... place for social and political discussion or just a way to keep the community informed of important things happening that affect our freedom, liberty, survival or knowledge in general. PLEASE keep it civil and courteous! Thanks!

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    3. Zombie Talk

      By popular demand... a place to talk about Zombies and Zombie Survival

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    4. Multimedia

      Good reads and stuff to watch, listen to or otherwise interact with that could help in survival prep!

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    5. Homeschooling, Unschooling and Education

      A place to discuss education and alternatives

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    6. Marketplace

      Members can post things they are looking to buy, sell or trade here as well as vendors who want to advertise

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