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.

cell phone, sypderco knife, pen, and notebook.

The lost art of memorizing phone numbers

Quick. Can you remember your home phone number you had when you were 10 years old? If you were born before 1990, chances are you can still recite that old number. Now . . . Out of the five people you love the most (spouse, children, parents, good friends), do you know their phone number? Let’s talk about the lost art of remembering phone numbers and some ways you can be more intentional about memorization.

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Best Glide Survival Tin Fishing Kit

Best Glide Survival Tin Fishing Kit – Review and Test

Many times gear you carry is for a just-in-case scenario. Whether it be for emergency shelter, fire, water, or food, it’s important to not just have the gear you might need, but also know how to use it. Let’s take a look at a compact survival kit from Best Glide and test out how effective the included fishing kit is.

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wallet and cards

How to downsize your wallet – 6 easy steps

We talked about in “What is everyday carry (EDC)?” about how important it is to evaluate your everyday carry fundamentals. One of these fundamentals is a wallet (or, something to hold identification, money etc.). But, have you been intentional about what you carry in your wallet? We walk through an Option Gray team member’s process and solution to downsizing their wallet.

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tec accessories python clip

TEC Accessories Python Clip – 5 ways to use

The TEC Accessories Python Clip is the perfect keychain accessory to keep specific items detachable. Make your keys useable and flexible so they can easily change depending on where you are going and what you’re doing. A much easier option over standard split rings, the Python Clip allows for quick addition or removal of items. Once you clip it on, it will NOT let go, making it a great option for your Primary EDC (everyday carry) setup.

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field notes original notebook

Field Notes Original Notebook Review

“I’m not writing it down to remember it later, I’m writing it down to remember it now.”

We’re a big believer in the practical application of carrying a small notepad or notebook. The quote above, regularly touted by Field Notes, pretty much sums it up. Let’s take a look at Field Notes Original Notebooks, and what makes them such a great addition to your everyday carry (EDC).

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