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Can an Armor Vest Protect You from Common Urban Threats?

June 25, 2014 aptprepper 2

This article was provided by Anthony, Safeguard Clothing When chaos unleashes in a city, there’s no telling whether or not you’ll be standing in the line of fire. Preparation reduces the chance that you’ll fall victim to a fatal attack. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a society where treasure awaits at the end of a rainbow. Instead, guns and knives along with other harmful weapons roam the streets of urban areas, attached to perpetrators waiting to claim their next victim. […]

The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness – Interview with Jim Cobb

February 18, 2014 aptprepper 12

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring Jim Cobb’s latest book The Prepper’s Complete Book of Disaster Readiness. Jim Cobb runs DisasterPrepConsultants.com, and SurvivalWeekly.com.  He is also the author of Prepper’s Home Defense.  Clearly, he knows and lives the prepping lifestyle so I thought it would be great to do an interview with Jim and find out his thoughts about urban prepping. 1.  New preppers get overwhelmed by all the possible threats facing ourworld.  What do you […]

Is Defense the Biggest Hole in Your Preps? Read “Prepper’s Home Defense” by Jim Cobb

February 15, 2013 aptprepper 3

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com When starting the preparedness journey, most people focus on storing food, water and first aid supplies.  But there is one aspect of preparedness that should not be ignored, and that is defense.  You need to be able to protect yourself and your family during normal times; if a collapse happens, defense would become even more critical. Prepper’s Home Defense contains a lot of useful information without being overwhelming.   It even includes a list […]

Firearms for Long Term Survival

September 27, 2012 aptprepper 13

Today is Day Four of Preparedness Blog Crossover Week.  I hope you have been enjoying the series. Today’s question is:  What firearms do you feel are most appropriate for long term survival and why? I’ll be the first to admit I am not the biggest expert when it comes to firearms.  But I have read and researched enough to know at the minimum what I would have for long term survival.  I’d have a handgun for defense.  In my case […]