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  1. Urban Survival
    SOF Medical Handbook I learned long ago, that one my greatest skills, was my ability to read, comprehend and then apply what i have learned...In other words, i know how to learn..That said, I know that I can not know everything, and what I don't know and am actively aquiring knowledge thru...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Go to www.completesurvivalist.com It's new and will start being issued Dec 2nd. You can get a free trial magazine for $1.76, the cost of S&H
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    How many do you have? Which ones are your favorites? Which ones would you consider "must have?" Do any of these, from our survival book shelf, look familiar to you? What are some of the ones you would suggest? Does anyone here subscribe to Backwoods Home Magazine? Are there other...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Looking for recommendations for what are considered the top three "Must have" survival books to have and carry in a bug out bag. Thanks
  5. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    There are a lot of good magazines out on the market, and there are a lot of bad ones. I would like to discuss which magazines people think highly of, and why. Do you have any active subscriptions? Which magazines do you usually subscribe to and why? When my buddies and I where in high...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Friends have been asking me where to find resources, so I went through my files and consolidated a list. Attached is a "word" file. This site is on the list!!! WARNING: THIS COULD KEEP YOU BUSY FOR A WHILE!!!
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What do you consider to be the ultimate survival book, if you had to choose just one?
  8. Books, Movies & Stories
    I'm looking to buy my first survival book that would help in SHTF situations. Thanks for everybody's help and time! I look forward to participating in the forum.
  9. Book Reviews
    There are several apocalyptic books not usually mentioned here. All of the following have very high reviews from the readers. Has anyone read any of them? "The World Ends in Hickory Hollow" by Ardath Mayhar Amazon.com: The World Ends in Hickory Hollow (9781434400246): Ardath Mayhar: Books...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hi, I did do a search for this, but I couldnt find a thread. I am tossing up the idea of putting the SAS survival guide in my BOB, but I am yet to make up my mind as yet if that would be 'good weight' as realistically my BOB is already too heavy. I also want a book of local edibles, but I am...
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I'm looking to make a "Survival Library" and I'm looking for ideas on this. Is the best way to print it and then make a notebook out of it? How would you organize and sort all the different files? How do you know what kind of files you're going to need? I'm sitting here thinking about it and if...
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Lets say SHTF or was going to happen in about 1 week...and you are allowed only 6 books that you can save from being destroyed.... what are your choices.. Holy Bible (King james Version) The complete works of Shakesphere Romeo and Juliet complete set of sheet music of Mozart for piano (all...
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I preface this wth a mention that I may spoil the book for you if you read this. So stop here if ou don't want it spoiled. OK on to business. Firstof all it is one sad and depressing book. Very vivid in the description of the devistation and sadness everyone is feeling. It is abot a man ad...
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Going to Borders today and wondering what survival related books i could get. If you guys had to pick 3 books what would they be?
  15. Urban Survival
    I am new to this survivalist forum and very excited to be a part of it. I am hoping someone can give me some advise and recommendation. I am looking for a book on Urban Survival - how to prepare the home, items to keep on hand, what foods to store & how to store them, water purification, ideas...
  16. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I was at Barnes & Noble yesterday looking through the camping and survival books and decided to look at the Peterson Field Guide for Edible Plants. I about fell over when I saw the price ($19). I guess it has been a day or two since I bought one. I happened to look up and saw some smaller...
  17. Books, Movies & Stories
    Has anyone read Making the Best of Basics (11th ed.)? It had some pretty good info and it appears many other books have gotten some of their info from earlier editions of this book. What are your thoughts about it? The back of the book has an extensive list of books related to preparedness...
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Your Survival library One of the most important aspects of your preparedness is your knowledge. Books is a great resources for tips and knowledge and I suggest that start building your own with some mixed books in different subjects. Books may be expensive so I suggest that you that you look on...
  19. Books, Movies & Stories
    "This book is an indispensable basic manual for the real-life issues that await us in the decades to come. Those who read it, and pay attention to is treasure trove of practical wisdom, will enjoy a huge advantage as the cheap oil fiesta winds down and circumstances compel us to live...
  20. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Does anyone think it would be a good idea, as a collective community, to create a new forum section that combines all kinds of varying facts that have been verified about surviving in general? I'm talking various stickies of general survivalism, urban survivalism, suburban survivalism, nature...
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