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Keep Bugs Away: Sawyer Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent Trigger Spray

May 29, 2015 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I mentioned the bug population in our area has exploded, and when this happens you need to do whatever you can to protect yourself.  I had the opportunity to try out the Sawyer Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent Trigger Spray. The Sawyer Permethrin Clothing Insect Repellent Trigger Spray is used by spraying it on clothing, socks, shoes and other gear such as tents and sleeping bags. It forms a protective barrier so fleas and […]

Insta Natural Lavender and Peppermint Essential Oil Review

April 7, 2015 aptprepper 1

I received review samples of Insta Natural Lavender Essential Oil and Peppermint Essential oil. The first thing I noticed when I received the packages was the fragrance emanating from the boxes.  At first I thought the bottles may have leaked but upon close inspection, I found they were tightly packaged in plastic bubble wrap and there were no leaks at all.  These oils are just very concentrated and pure. I tried the Lavender essential oil for making a sea salt […]

Monday Musings: 3/30/2015 Spam Teriyaki Review

March 30, 2015 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Welcome to another Monday Musings, where we share interesting links about all things preparedness, as well as updates on the blog. First the blog updates… Can you believe March is almost over?  I’m already planning the April reviews and giveaways for the blog. Spam Teriyaki Review  Spam is a great addition to the survival pantry, and I am quite fond of it for regular use.  I like the plain one the best, but […]

Review of Mr. Beams Ultrabright Weatherproof LED Lantern

November 14, 2014 aptprepper 4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had the opportunity to test out Mr. Beams Ultrabright Weatherproof LED Lantern. The box came with instructions but it is easy enough to figure out and set up.  Just unscrew the bottom lid, open the battery housing unit and insert the batteries.  I tried to turn it on without screwing the bottom lid back on but found you need to screw the lid on shut before it will turn on.  I then […]

ALTAI Tactical Boot – Review

April 18, 2014 aptprepper 27

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com We got an opportunity to try out the new ALTAI MF Tactical Boot. What are ALTAI MF Tactical Boots? They are lightweight boots that are built to be sturdy and comfortable at the same time.  They are water resistant and have non-slip soles. Here is the box they came in. Construction The upper portion of the boot is made with “Superfabric” which is a breathable material that is sturdy and durable at the […]

Bushnell BackTrack D-Tour GPS Review

November 8, 2013 aptprepper 6

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I had an opportunity to test out a personal locator, the Bushnell Back Track D-Tour GPS thanks to Johnson over at Optics Planet Inc.   I wanted to see if this device can help you find your way home in case of emergency or when out in the country.   Set Up Mr. Apt Prepper and I did the test and followed the Quick Start Guide to set it up.  Here’s what we did: […]

A Review of No Rinse Personal Care Products

March 8, 2013 aptprepper 3

I received an assortment of No Rinse personal care products for review.  No Rinse is a line of “waterless” personal care products, hair care, body wash, bathing wipes etc. It is made by CleanLife Products LLC, which has been in business since 1948.  No Rinse has been used by NASA, military personnel, hospitals, home health agencies, and for disaster relief. The Test To properly test No Rinse, I skipped taking a shower on a Saturday, then again on Sunday.  I […]

An Ideal Stove for Outdoor Cooking: Solo Stove

December 7, 2012 aptprepper 5

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   What is the Solo Stove? It is a small, portable stove that uses biomass (twigs, dried leaves, etc) for fuel.  Not needing to bring special fuel is a big advantage:  since you can easily find branches and twigs, you are not adding weight to your bug-out bag. Assembly The stove is very easy to assemble:  just set the cooking ring on top of the stove so that the prongs are on top.  […]

BioLite CampStove Review

September 29, 2012 aptprepper 4

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I received a sample of the BioLite Stove for testing and review.  The BioLite Stove is a portable stove that allows you to cook with wood, and charge small electronic gadgets at the same time.  As many long time readers know, I am always on the lookout for good portable chargers for emergencies as well as a good backpacking stove. This is what came in the box: The box contained the stove within […]

Product Review: E-Foods Creamy Potato Soup

August 11, 2012 aptprepper 2

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve had a few Hits and Misses with long term storage foods, so I am always wary when anticipating a new product tryout.  I never know how it will turn out.  I received a sample of E-Foods meals.  (Note: Apartment Prepper is not affiliated with E-foods; just providing an independent review.)  The package contained three entrees:  Creamy Potato Soup, Chicken Tortilla Soup, and Chicken and Rice Soup, with each packet containing about four servings. […]

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