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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://www.foxnews.com/great-outdoors/2017/01/16/poll-millennials-lack-basic-survival-skills.html Honest to goodness I am surprised this article hasn't come up in a thread as of yet. I think the issue is more than "they live in a city and don't think they need to learn to survive without a...
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Okay, so I have been hearing a lot of people talk about grey man/woman philosophy. I know it is to be unnoticeable and to blend in to the surrounding crowd. With all the preps, weapons, and huge packs wouldn't it go against that principal? (I guess it would be more of an urban situation than a...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Here's a pretty good set of instructions for creating pottery. In a full blown TEOTWAWAKI scenario primitive skills like this may be important ... though to be fair the possibility of things breaking down so far that this is needed is astronomically remote ... but I'm one of those weird people...
  4. General Discussion
    I buy clothes in batches, winter brought on a spate of wool sock buying but while there I picked up some shirts and pants. Deliberately I bought clothes that were not memorable or remarkable in any way. No slogans on t-shirts, no great honking logos. grey, earth, and muted greens were the only...
  5. Australia and New Zealand
    Here's a quick promo video I made, so people new to survival/hunting etc, can be aware that courses are available here in Aus, incorporating a lot of things most 'schools' etc (especially abroad) never actually teach. We have had interest from a few Brits so far, which is very positive. Knowing...
  6. Urban Survival
    Grey man - an individual who possesses the skills, ability and intent to blend into any situation or surrounding without standing out, concealing his or her true skills, ability, and intent from others. I like this for a strictly URBAN emergency situation. the aftermath of a hurricane or...
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Some kind of SHTF / TEOTWAWKI event happens, what are some basic skills every survivalist should know? Trying to balance work, family life and prepping means there is not a lot of free time. Kids birthday parties, work a garden, go to the shooting range, tend to the fruit trees, go fishing...
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Im going camping this weekend with the kids as well as a family who I just found out that preps. Im wondering what things we can do in the woods as practice... Im already planning on starting fires with flint and steel and maybe set a few snares to teach everyone the idea. Any ideas on what we...
  9. Events, Connections and Get togethers
    Hello to all readers, If anyone in the state of Indiana is interested in being part of a survival group/militia...go to www.watchmenofindiana.com. We are a survivalist group/militia that trains every month. We welcome everyone who is interested in being prepared and defending our fastly eroding...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    http://youtu.be/mpl9OSS4v8U Let me know if the audio is too low. Knowledge & experience cannot be taken from you. Been playing devil's advocate lately. Whatchoo think?
  11. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want to remind all of you that it is very important to stay the grey man this term is coined to stay under the radar as much as possible use proxies on the net a simple google search will help with this search ie: free proxie search we are under attack stay safe my friends.:xeye:
  12. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    My simple question would be, Has everyone worn their pack for an extended period of time? You need to get out and see what you can actually handle on uneven terrain, for an extended time period. My SF friends know what I'm talking about, as do any hard-core, long range hunting types. Won't...
  13. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    1) Exercise daily 2) GoBag, A large bag that has everything me and my family needs from food to guns, medicine and entertainment for at least a week. 3) Telecommunications of some kind, if not an AM/FM radio 4) Emergency plan for your family. If bad things go down and you are all across...
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    What are your plans for labor day? My family usually goes to the camp for the weekend, but not this year. My daughter has plans with her friends, so my wife and I will be staying home and cooking. The brisket and ribs will go on the pit saturday morning, ribs for lunch, and brisket for...
  15. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have alot of spare time on my hands. Without going into detail.. Let's talk things you can do. DIY projects? Water proofing matches with clear nail polish? Planning bug out route with maps? Things like that are what I need. I've: Hiked with full BOB for quite some time. Read alot of "guides"...
  16. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Personally, besides purchasing items for my preps, prepping has motivated me to organize my stuff better..For example, I built storage closets, one for preps and one for assorted junk. I also motivated myself to clean out the attic and look for items that I can organize and keep handy in the...
  17. General Discussion
    Confessions of a grey man. I freely admit I am what most would consider to be a “grey man” prepper. That is from all outward appearances I am a sheeple. I live in a sheeple neighborhood, Our family car is a sheeple style mini van, ( I think the wife still has a soccer mom thingy in the...
  18. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hello all hopefully this is not the wrong thread where to place this topic. If it is, I hope the mod will forgive me and I already ask them to move this topic where it properly belong. Now, let me explain one of my many doubt about survival: I will set-up a get-home-bag in my car, I will...
  19. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    What primitive and modern fish trapping methods have you used with success. I learned the other day that you can actually trap fish with modern conibear traps which is something I keep in my bug out bag. You just have to funnel them correctly. What odd tricks do you know for putting fish on the...
  20. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Trash can be very useful in a survival situation and can be found almost every where you go. What are some methods you have devised for using trash in survival. This video is how to catch minnows for food or bait in a survival situation! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMBnMU3ZpAw
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