Keys are an essential part of life and are likely a critical part of your EDC. Optimizing them for their weight, utility and size is a good way to ensure you’re not carrying around stuff you don’t need, while adding gear that might be able to come in handy while you’re out and about.
Everyday carry refers to the items you carry on an everyday basis, like a pen, wallet, keys, or anything else that’s essential to your daily life. If you carry anything in your pockets, you are already practicing EDC. We’re frequently asked, “How do I build an EDC kit [on top of what I already carry]”? In the first part of our series, we give you the basics of where to start and some ideas of gear to get your creative juices flowing.
A modern-day cell phone has replaced notebooks, calendars, and calculators. But, that doesn’t mean it can replace other essential tools like a quality flashlight. This is true in day to day life, but especially true when you’re packing for your weekend camping trip. Hear us out as we try to convince you why not to use your cell phone as your primary flashlight when camping.
Paracord is inexpensive, easy to get your hands on, and can be used for so many different things. We put together a quick list of ways you can use it and why it’s important to make sure you always have some with you, no matter if your adventure is in a far off jungle or making your way to and from the office.
The bullet pencil is the pocket-friendly way to add a pencil to your EDC. It’s small, compact design allows it to be carried unobtrusively, as the design dates back to the 1900’s. It’s now been modernized and perfected, with cheap, overseas manufacturing a thing of the past. See why this Connecticut, USA-made pencil is a great add to an Intentional EDC.
Could a Fisher Space Pen be made even tougher? Meet the new Clutch, which is inspired by roughnecks, who hold one of the toughest jobs there is. Oil field workers need a pen that is reliable, writes in any condition, and is easy to grip.
If you have a passing “ah ha!” thought, are trying to organize your to-do’s, get an emergency phone call, or just get bored, having the ability to write something down at a moment’s notice is important. A writing utensil on your person is foundational to an Intentional EDC. Let’s look at how you can pick the best pen for pocket carry.
The pencil has evolved from the old yellow, No 2 you were forced to use in school. Why should you give a pencil another look? We’re glad you asked. Let’s take a look at 10 reasons to add a pencil to your Primary EDC.
Having the ability to eat food with a utensil quickly becomes important the moment you don’t have one available. Whether you’re at work or school, driving to another city, spending time outdoors, or flying out of the country, with an Intentional EDC, an eating utensil can be with you at all times. Inexpensive, small and lightweight, let’s look at the 5 best eating utensils for travel.