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Category: Everyday Carry

Everyday carry, or EDC, is simply the things you carry on a daily basis. It could be a concealed handgun, pocket knife, flashlight, multitool, organizer, wallet, and more. Our belief is you should be intentional about the gear you choose, how it’s used, and how it integrates into your life. Join us as we take a look at all the things that support you daily.

vertx backpack with bulletproof insert

Bulletproof Backpack

Have you ever considered buying or putting together a bulletproof backpack? Do you think it’s crazy or do you think it’s a good idea? Let’s take a look at those questions and more.

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What is the best tactical flashlight? 5 features to consider

What is a tactical flashlight? It’s a term that gets thrown around a lot and is used in a ton of marketing, commentary, and content. Here are a couple more questions for you. What is a defensive flashlight? Is a tactical flashlight and a defensive flashlight the same thing? Does it even matter?

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what to carry when running

EDC: What to carry when running

We spend a lot of time discussing our EDC in terms of what we carry when we are working or out and about in town. How about when we are getting in a run? We’ll talk about the gear you should have with you, but more importantly, the Mental EDC you should also be carrying. How do you take your God-given gut feeling and instincts and gain the knowledge to know what to do next?

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Think outside the box

What is a well-rounded EDC?

We need to have the mindset to do what we need to do, the physical capability to carry it out, the skills to efficiently do it, and the equipment to support the task. Let’s take a look at these four areas we need to focus on in terms of everyday preparedness, which is how you carry yourself on a daily basis. We want to move beyond just talking about gear and look at the other areas of our life that drive the gear we carry.

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International Travel

International travel tips – 7 things to do before you go

When planning a trip to an international destination, there are a lot of things we should look at well in advance of stepping foot on a plane. There are also some things to keep in mind when you reach your destination. Not only does this give you peace of mind, but it also helps prevent any unforeseen issues that may pop up.

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