Category: Gear

If you are having a hard time deciding on what gear to buy, how to use it, or how it integrates with the task at hand, we here to help. With honest gear reviews from real end-users and detailed how-to’s, we will help you make the most of your gear.

folding spork on edc kit

6 reasons why you should carry a folding titanium spoon or spork

Being prepared and having specific tools for specific tasks can prevent inconveniences and annoyances. A little forethought can go a long way. A small and lightweight eating utensil, like a folding titanium spork, can be carried in a bag, in your car, or gear organizer, is a great way to ensure you’re prepared.

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saddleback leather purse

How to clean leather – 6 easy steps

We love good quality leather. It is durable, naturally water-resistant, it smells great, and just looks cool. But with anything, you’ve got to take the time to take care of it. First in our three-part series on how to take care of your leather goods, we tackle the cleaning process of getting out dirt, grime, and stains.

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EDC gear with knife, bullet pencil, aaa flashlight, and pocket notebook.

How to Build an EDC Kit

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.

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cellphone flashlight, led lantern, headlamp, aaa flashlight

Don’t use your cell phone flashlight when camping

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.

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compass matchcase with stormproof matches

How to keep matches dry – 3 options

Keeping your gear dry. It seems like a fairly common-sense thing … until you walk outside. All of a sudden, having the ability to make fire becomes a critical and potentially life saving skill. We look at different options to ensure your matches and tinder stay out of the elements.

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550 paracord

How to use paracord – 21 practical uses

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.

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tacmed soft t tourniquet and phlster flatpack tourniquet carrier

How to carry a tourniquet

This week we are going to highlight one of the most overlooked pieces of an Intentional EDC … Medical. Actually, we are going to focus in even more and look at carrying a tourniquet and how to incorporate one into your Primary EDC.

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everyday carry gear including a bullet pencil, pocket notebook, and flashlight

Carry a pencil in your pocket? Try the Metal Shop Twist Bullet Pencil

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.

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