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Best survival/homesteading websites?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by 67GTA, Jul 19, 2009.

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  1. 67GTA

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    Me and my wife have decided to start looking at being more self sufficient. I have found a couple of websites for survival, but none of them actually teach you anything. I am a "country boy", so I can feed myself, and keep some sort of shelter over my head. What I want is to learn everything I can about wild edibles, blacksmithing, and just general stuff about survival without going to "town" (LOL). How do you make gunpowder or make bullets? I want to become Grizzly Adams if needed. Where would you recommend I start?
     
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    Start by looking at the Foxfire book series, if you haven't already. If you're wanting to be self sufficient, books will probably be a better bet than internet anyway. There are quite a few websites that offer marginal advice at best, and are downright kookie and could get you hurt at worst. Start with the books that have been around a while.

    As for gun related; I'm pretty sure at least one of the Foxfire books talks about firearms and making powder (though I can't remember) and I know they talk about hunting, dressing, skinning, and cooking your kill.
     
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    Holy Cow! I didn't know these even existed. Their website sells the whole 12 book set for $200. Thank you for the suggestion. These will be a good start.
     
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    Sorry... when I tested the link it did not work...
     
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    Thanks strmday. That's more of what I was looking for! I really like the podcasts.
     
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    I used to subscribe to this over twenty years ago:

    http://www.motherearthnews.com/

    One of the original hippie/commune/survival type rags that has grown up nicely over the decades
     
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    This is off-topic.
     
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