December 12, 2019

Black Friday Deals on Preparedness Gifts

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com   Gift giving season is upon us so why not choose items that can help you and your loved ones get more prepared? You don’t have to be a prepper to appreciate gifts that come in handy time and again, for everyday living as well as emergencies. I scoped out upcoming Black Friday deals on Amazon and found the following interesting deals. (Full disclosure-this site is an Amazon Affiliate. We receive a small […]

Emergency Solar Power for Small Spaces

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I have been interested in having solar power for my apartment since I started writing Apartment Prepper in 2010. Back then, my searches for a solar power unit for an apartment yielded very little results, and the ones I did find were very expensive at around $1500.  That’s why I was very excited to find out about  BioLite’s Prep Kit – Apartment Edition, when the folks at BioLite invited me to test and […]

APOCABOX – Handpicked Survival Tools – Review and Giveaway

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 got an invitation to try out the Apocabox and I gladly accepted. I was excited to receive the June package with the theme of “Get outside!” which is right up my alley. What is the […]

5 Emergency Items to Carry With You

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com This article first appeared in The Allstate Blog It may not be practical to carry a fully stocked emergency kit everywhere you go, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be prepared for an unexpected scenario. Carrying five simple items with you can help you be ready for emergencies and other unexpected situations. Consider carrying the following items in a purse or your car’s glove box, or attaching the tools to your key chain […]

Using Survival Gear Everyday

Written by James Walton The every day carry (EDC) craze blew in and created a stir in the way many people look at preparedness. Suddenly it was more acceptable to carry a flashlight on your person every day. Maybe even a serious folding knife, too. What about carrying hardcore survival gear every day? Does it really make sense to have this type of gear on your person each day? Is it effective outside of the woods or an emergency? The answer […]

Building a Minimalist Shemagh Pack with the Right Survival Gear

(Editor’s note:  Today we have an interesting article from our guest contributor, James Walton.  The shemagh is similar to a large heavy duty scarf, measuring 42 by 42 inches.  It originated from the Middle East and used by military troops all over the world.  The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”), has multiple uses, one of which is described in the following article.) Written by James Walton The market is flooded with incredible backpacks. It seems like every day another great EDC pack or […]

Choosing a Knife According to Your Survival Needs

Written by James Walton   Any person who starts down the road of preparedness must understand the threats they are faced with and the hurdles to mitigate these threats. You see, the location of your survival plans and resulting actions are very important. Understand Your Unique Survival Circumstance While you may live in the city, it might be the mountains that you plan to escape to. This means you must be well versed in escaping a city as well as surviving […]

Top Features to Look for While Purchasing a Suitable Survival Knife

Written by Billy, Perkins Knives A survival knife is the one tool which is equivalent to numerous tools that would help you in surviving in the wild. It can take care of many tasks for you to ease your stay in the outdoors. When it comes to survival, choosing the right knife is imperative. Such a knife comes with a whole lot of features and all you need is to be assertive of what you require. Before making a purchase, […]

How to Break in your Emergency Shoes

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com In my post “What if You Have to Walk Out of the City”  I mentioned you should break in your walking shoes well before any emergency happens.  This may sound unimportant and boring, but believe it or not, your survival could depend on your ability to walk for a long period of time, and shoes that do not fit could delay or prevent you from getting to safety. One problem that ill-fitting shoes […]

Money Mondays: Take Advantage of Emergency Supply Sales

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Just a quick post today, on the last week of September.  These past few weeks have been beset with disasters:  Texas was inundated by Hurricane Harvey, followed by Florida’s Hurricane Irma.  Now Puerto Rico is experiencing “apocalyptic conditions” in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.  The U.S. is not the only country that had disasters – Mexico City experienced a terrible earthquake and emergency crews are still looking for survivors. September is  National Preparedness Month Natural […]

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