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    Tell us a little about yourself and why you are interested in bushcraft. Say as much or as little as you are comfortable with.

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    General discussion threads for bushcraft.

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    BushClass USA

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    This is the new online education forum, that is free for all members of Bushcraft USA. Terry Barney of Midwest School of Bushcraft is the lead instructor.

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    This forum is for the use of full Vendors only.

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    Supporter and Hobbyist trade blanket.

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    4. Skills, gear, clothing, and tips related to cold weather or snow camping.

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    5. Trips & Expeditions

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      Discussions on bushcraft day trips, overnights, long term trips, or meets.

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    6. Transportation

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      Forum for discussion of your modes of conveyance...land, sea or air.

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    7. A place to post up notice, plan, or organize any type of event including bushcraft meets, rendezvous, or gatherings.

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    1. Self-made Gear

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      Anything that can be made with your skills, that will assist or support you in your bushcraft adventures.

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    2. Preparedness

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      A place to discuss homesteading, preparing for natural disasters, alternative energy, gardening, raising livestock or something of that nature.

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    3. Fire

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      Methods of starting fire, acquiring tinder, best wood to use, etc. An essential skill in bushcraft.

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    4. Hunting, trapping, wild edibles, food preparation and food preservation.

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    5. You need to know self-aid for the woods, lakes, rivers, swamps, etc. Share your first aid kits and tips here.

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    6. Making cordage, navigation, signaling, and any other bushcraft skill we forgot.

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    7. The place for information and pictures of flora and fauna.

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      What type of shelter is best, or what do you use?

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    2. Hammocks

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      Its a hangin' thang.

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    3. Clothing

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      Buckskin, wool and the high-tech stuff you wear while practicing bushcraft.

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    4. Cook sets, billy cans, canteen cups, dutch ovens, or a tomato soup can...what gets your vittles going? Water gathering and purification.

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    5. Packs, Bags & Pouches

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      What do you use to get into the bush, and what do you carry?

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    6. Electronics

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      Electronics includes GPS, Commo, head lamps, and other items that you cannot build in the bush, or that makes the experience more comfortable for you.

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    7. What you make, what you take and what you make to take.

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    8. Gear and equipment reviews. We want the good, the bad and the ugly.

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    9. Gear Deals

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      Know of a link to a really good deal other members might be interested in? Post it here so we can all benefit. Please read the sticky for the rules of this sub-forum.

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      Archery related topics.

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    2. Edged Tools

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      Knives, axes, tomahawks, & saws. Thought by some to be the most essential bushcraft tool... second only to knowledge.

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      Anything to do with firearms: pistol, shotgun or rifle; flintlock, percussion or cased ammo.

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    4. Bows, atlatls, spears, scrapers, and any tool or weapon that can be made with a little bushcraft knowledge and skill.

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    Vendor forums for makers, manufacturers, retailers, and business owners.

    1. Forum for the Bushcraft USA store - Bushcraft Outfitters. Quality outdoor gear for the serious woodsman.

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    2. Turley Knives

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      "Missouri pride in every knife"

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      Benchcrafted Knives and Leather

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      Unique handmade knives.

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    8. Wool. Leather. Cotton. Traditional Textiles. Timeless Performance. Birthplace of the Boreal Shirt. Made in Duluth, MN.

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    9. Axe & Knife carved kuksas, spoons, bowls, and other greenwood goods and tools made from locally felled trees and raw materials of Upstate New York.

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      Outlandish leather goods and other oddities.

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      "Wilderness Tools, Sharp Hardware for Big Timber" custom big game hunting & survival knives

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      Hand forged tools with pride.

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      Cutting edge leader in providing real-world firearms and combatives training. 88 Tactical provides a wide range of training to law enforcement, military and citizens.

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      Custom leather goods made to be used.

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    21. Sturdy, simple forged and fabricated camp wares MADE IN USA. Home of the Donk Grill.

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      5col Survival Supply offers the gear you need to survive and thrive in any environment.

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      Handmade knives.

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      We are a small shop selling primarily American Made Knives with a strong belief in top notch customer service and wickedly fast shipping! We wish all knives were made in the U.S.A and we are doing our small part to try and make that happen!

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    32. Fast shipping and personal service on knives and other outdoor gear. Come check out the BONEYARD for great deals on trade-ins and other used gear!

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