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Non-Stick Survival Cookware

January 20, 2016 aptprepper 2

Finding cookware that will cook food efficiently in any environment can be a challenge. It should cook food evenly, with all types of burners, whether you are using gas, electric or a campfire. It also needs to be sturdy and long-lasting. […]

SunJack Solar Charger – Product Review

September 5, 2014 aptprepper 7

I had the opportunity to test out the SunJack portable solar charger.

What is the SunJack?

It is a portable solar charger by GigaWatt that can charge any USB device – phones, tablets, GPS, cameras, speakers, lights, and more. […]

Survival Tin Party Favor

July 9, 2014 aptprepper 3

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I got this heart tin as a wedding party favor.  Originally it contained mints but after they were gone, I kept the container. I thought it would be fun to use it as a survival tin, as I had done a while back with my pocket sized first aid kit.  Instead of giving out candy, why not include items that could one day help someone out in an emergency.  It’s useful, handy and […]

Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool – Does it Work?

July 5, 2014 aptprepper 0

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are reviewing the Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool, a little gadget that has multiple uses. According to the package, it can be used as: Carabiner Box Cutter Bottle Opener Wrench Ruler Flat Head Screw Driver The Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool is small enough to place in your key ring. I tested out its uses and found it to be sturdy enough to perform its intended uses.  I also like that […]

Do Homemade Waterproof Matches Work?

April 30, 2014 aptprepper 9

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve seen instructions in various survival sites regarding waterproofing matches.  Recently, I saw a link on Survival Blog on the same topic with Jim Rawles saying if you’re going to do this, you must cover the entire match with nail polish. Being a type personality I still had some questions in my mind: – Does it have to be wooden matches, or can you use paper matches that you get for free in […]

Survive Being Stranded: Build a Car Survival Kit

February 13, 2014 aptprepper 6

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Since many city dwellers spend a lot of time in their cars, it makes sense to keep a well stocked emergency kit.  Most of these items are easy to find:  you may already have many of these items around your house.  Just fill in what you’re missing. Basic car kit “Fix-a-Flat” or some kind of tire sealant – this has helped me on a couple of occasions.  Replace it as soon as you […]

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 […]

Bargain E-book for a Long Lasting Emergency Light

September 14, 2013 aptprepper 3

I purchased a copy of The Amazing 2000-Hour Flashlight by Ron Brown.  It’s a manual that shows you how to add a 30-cent resistor to a $5 flashlight, to create a light that will run for 2000 hours on the same battery.   The e-book contains step by step instructions and includes illustrations.  You can’t buy such a light from a store; you have to make it yourself. I first heard about the author, Ron Brown through his DVD, Lanterns, Lamps […]

Emergency Uses for Lipstick

April 24, 2013 aptprepper 6

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Many women carry at least one tube of lipstick in their purses.  I’ve admitted to having makeup in my bug out bag so I thought it would be interesting to figure out emergency uses for this ubiquitous item. Emergency firestarter Lipsticks main ingredients is petrolatum and this would make great firestarter.  I experimented with using lipstick to help start a fire and it worked. Write a message If you find yourself wanting to […]

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