October 7, 2019

Review of Mr. Beams Ultrabright Weatherproof LED Lantern

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 […]

Review of LUCI Solar Lantern

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Having very little space,  I am always interested in checking out products that are lightweight, space saving, and energy efficient.  I wanted to see if the LUCI solar lantern would deliver these potential benefits. Here is my review of Luci Solar Lantern with photos: The LUCI Lantern came in a very small mailing envelope.  It came intact and well packaged.  Here’s what it looked like right out of the mailing package. I opened […]

Nite Ize DoohicKey Key Tool – Does it Work?

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 […]

ALTAI Tactical Boot – Review

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 […]

Having Gear Does Not Guarantee Preparedness

This article is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   One of the first things people do when they get interested in prepping is going out and buying gear.  It is great to have a list and just check off items you already just purchased.  Whew!  Got the stuff, now I’m prepared.  Well… sort of.  There is one critical step that is being missed. Use it! I’ve heard and read comments from people who, on one hand, have made the commitment to […]

Bushnell BackTrack D-Tour GPS Review

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: […]

LifeStraw – Review

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’d love it if you can help support Apartment Prepper on Patreon to help keep this site free. But it’s all up to you, I’ll still post articles as normal whether you do or not 🙂 I received some samples of the LifeStraw for review. What is the LifeStraw?  The LifeStraw is a portable method to filter and purify water.  It uses a hollow-fiber membrane to remove bacteria and turbidity. There are no […]

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