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.

TSA compliant EDC kit

Flying: How to build a TSA-Friendly EDC Kit

We wanted to put together a TSA-Friendly EDC Kit that you could take with you in a backpack, purse or brief case so you have it on your person and accessible, even when traveling via airplane. You’ll need to modify this based on the duration of your trip, time of year, weather, who you are traveling with and your destination, but we hope it gives you guidance on the type of gear you should consider packing.

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EDC kit for travel

Flying: Plan for your travel EDC Kit

The first of our two-part series on traveling domestically via air, we take a look at why it’s important to plan ahead for the unexpected. The goal of everyday carry is to be prepared, aware and intentional. Let’s look at how to apply your mental EDC by planning ahead of time for the restrictive environment of airplane travel.

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edc pocket notebooks

How to pick the best pocket notebook for your EDC

We are firm believers in the benefits of carrying a pocket notebook as part of your EDC, but picking one can seem a bit daunting, especially since we stock over 40 different options. Let’s look at five areas of consideration (size, binding, paper type, paper print and the cover material) to help you find the one that fits your Primary or Secondary EDC best.

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Rite in the rain notebook, adventure medical kits pocket medic, vargo spork, gerber shard, uncle bills sliver gripper, slip-n-nip scissors, field notes pencil, county comm screwkey, and tec accessories python clip

10 Best pieces of EDC gear under $10

Your EDC doesn’t have to be expensive. Actually, many folks practice everyday carry and don’t even know it, picking up useful gear as they go. They have their wallet, keys and may carry either a pocket knife or something as simple as a lighter. But, if you’re looking to update your gear, start with our list of our Top EDC Gear Under $10. Your next “can’t function without it” tool could be a cheap one.

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leatherman wingman and leatherman sidekick

Leatherman Wingman vs Sidekick EDC multitool comparison

When Leatherman came out with the Wingman, they also introduced the Sidekick. These “sister” multitools offer Leatherman quality at an affordable price. Made for hard work, pocket carry and long-term use, read our comparison guide and find which one is the best multitool to add to your EDC.

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EDC organizer with gear

The three tiers of everyday carry (EDC)

What is EDC? It just means everyday carry, right? Well, we wanted to add some more definition around what everyday carry is. By separating your EDC into three tiers (Primary, Secondary and Extended) we can start to be much more intentional about what we carry, why we carry it and when we should carry it.

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EDC scissors

EDC Scissors – 6 reasons to carry scissors every day

Scissors. They may remind you of kindergarten art projects, but should be given consideration for your everyday carry. Whether you’re wanting to save your knife blade or have a public-friendly cutting option, we look at six reasons why you should have scissors with you.

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fire starters

How to pick the best fire starter

It’s always a good idea to have at least two ways to start a fire with you at all times. Whether your electricity goes out or you’re outdoors and the weather changes, you get injured or even lost, fire can be the difference between survival or not.

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