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  1. HCL Reference area

    Put informational .pdf's , doc's and other information here for reference
    1. HCL Reference area

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      Latest: Underground Greenhouse Patchouli, Aug 16, 2019 at 9:48 AM
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    1. Announcements and Feedback

      Forum News, Suggestions and Questions
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      Latest: Not your standard Aardvark angie_nrs, Aug 18, 2019 at 5:33 PM
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    1. Introductions

      Getting to know you
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    2. Country Living Questions

      General questions about Homesteading & Country Living
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    3. House Plants

      For fun, beauty, and medicine
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    4. Front Porch Chat

      Talking about day to day happenings
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      Latest: Survival or Eotwawki Movies The Innkeeper, Aug 19, 2019 at 9:27 AM
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    5. News of the Day

      What is happening in the world pertaining to Homesteading, Country Living and Prepping for Emergency Events
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      Latest: What LGBTQ is doing to society Amish Heart, Aug 19, 2019 at 8:04 AM
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    6. Off Topic

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      Latest: Word association game Weedygarden, Aug 19, 2019 at 9:41 AM
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    7. The Library

      Place to put your Stories
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  2. Barnyard Critters

    All those animals that will be found in a barn or barnyard
    1. Chickens and Domestic Fowl

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      Latest: Welcomed 3 new hens to the flock today Meerkat, Aug 18, 2019 at 3:48 PM
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    2. Waterfowl

      Ducks, geese, swans, etc.
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      Latest: New family member. Oldhand, Aug 11, 2019
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    3. Cattle

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    4. Horses

      Mules, Donkeys and all others
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      Latest: Mini horses Cnsper, Feb 20, 2019
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    5. Pigs and other Swine

      Oink, oink, oink
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      Latest: A Pork Substitute? Spikedriver, Aug 13, 2019 at 5:36 PM
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    6. Misc. Animals.

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      Latest: Talk me down CrackbottomLouis, Aug 2, 2019
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    7. Family Pets

      All types that you keep for fun and companionship
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      Latest: My wife's dog Sentry18, Aug 18, 2019 at 1:09 PM
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  3. Cooking & Crafts

    Cooking, Recipes, Sewing, Quilting, Soap Making, Woodworking, etc.
    1. Frugal Household tips

      Stretching the budge and living well
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      Latest: How did I save money today? Sewingcreations15, Aug 18, 2019 at 11:23 PM
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    2. Cooking and Recipes

      Questions and Help about all types of cooking
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      Latest: Easy Mayo Using a Wand Mixer camo2460, Aug 17, 2019 at 2:02 PM
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    3. Preserving Food

      Dehydrating, Canning, etc.
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      Latest: What's Everybody Canning? LadyLocust, Aug 17, 2019 at 6:01 PM
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    4. Foraging

      Hints, Tips and How to
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      Latest: What to do with.... Peanut, Aug 18, 2019 at 11:09 PM
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    5. Sewing, Quilting, Embroidery

      All things pertaining to fabric and thread.
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      Latest: Quilt questions Weedygarden, Aug 9, 2019
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    6. Crochet, Knitting, Spinning

      Creating fiber or with fiber
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      Latest: My wife's Knitting pics LadyLocust, Jul 29, 2019
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    7. Crafts and Arts

      Show off your crafts that don't fit other places. Instructions are welcome, too.
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      Latest: Making soap MoBookworm1957, Aug 11, 2019
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    8. Woodworking

      Working in wood, Building small things or large
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      Latest: Hand me down backlash, Aug 12, 2019
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    1. Home Construction and Remodeling

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      Latest: storage cellar Just Cliff, Aug 15, 2019 at 10:04 AM
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    2. Farm Implements and Transportation

      Tractors, truck, trailers, cars, etc.
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      Latest: Ball joint help. ssonb, Jun 22, 2019
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    3. Hunting, Fishing, Trapping

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      Latest: 1st day of squirrel season. Bishop, Aug 18, 2019 at 3:16 PM
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    4. Gardening

      smaller size food production (even flowers)
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      Latest: Garden 2019. WVDragonlady, Aug 19, 2019 at 3:51 AM
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    5. Growing Food Trees

      Help growing food trees/orchard
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      Latest: Enchanting Fruit Garden Meerkat, Jul 23, 2019
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  4. Natural Health

    Taking charge of your well being
    1. Natural Remedies

      Not medical advice/use at own risk.
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      Latest: Gravel Root Peanut, Aug 7, 2019
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    2. Fitness

      Staying Fit and Able
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      Latest: Keeping my weight in check Sentry18, Aug 18, 2019 at 7:40 AM
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    1. Long guns and Handguns

      Discussion about collecting, using for personal and property protection
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    2. Knives and edged weapons

      Discussions pertaining to pocket knives and all edged weapons
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      Latest: How to make a survival knife Sentry18, Aug 18, 2019 at 1:43 PM
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    3. Rifle Forum

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      Latest: Marlin .17 HMR for the Boys. mulescj8, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:11 PM
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    4. Ammo and Reloading

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      Latest: Black Powder Guns William Egan, Aug 17, 2019 at 11:34 PM
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    5. Pistols / Revolvers

      Revolvers and Pistols
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      Latest: Bersa BP9 Full Size BlueZ, Aug 18, 2019 at 3:01 PM
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    6. Shotgun Forum

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      Latest: 10 Shotgun Hacks DeaconKC, Jul 1, 2019
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    7. Gunsmithing

      for tips, pointers, or concerns
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      Latest: AR-15 Pivot Pin installation tool backlash, Aug 17, 2019 at 10:38 PM
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    8. Gun accessories

      questions with holsters, scopes, sights, lights, or any other add on's
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    9. Primitive Weapons.

      Archery, Sling Shots, Cross Bows , Etc.
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      Latest: 48 inch survival hobow Bishop, Aug 17, 2019 at 7:36 PM
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    10. Rimfire Forum

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    11. Range Reports

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      Latest: Range near Hamburg PA RichR, Aug 9, 2019
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    1. Prepping Talk

      All general conversations about Prepping/Surviving
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    2. Off grid power

      Solar, wind, etc.
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    3. Bug out locations/homes

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      Latest: Spending a few days off grid. Meerkat, Jul 23, 2019
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    4. Communications & Tech

      Various means of communication and tech
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      Latest: Baofeng Sales Ban Countdown Sentry18, Aug 17, 2019 at 7:47 AM
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    5. HIking, Camping, Backpacking

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      Latest: Hiker found deceased Bacpacker, Aug 7, 2019
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  5. Market Square

    Look here for items to buy, sale or barter
    1. Buy / Sale / Barter

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      Latest: How valuable are you? lonewolf, Aug 11, 2019
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    2. Product reviews

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      Latest: Holosun HS510C review Sentry18, Aug 17, 2019 at 8:53 PM
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