EDC - What's in Your Pocket(s)??

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UnknownVT

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Changed??

with the current events and awareness levels -

have any of your EDCs changed?

Anything significantly different, or additions?
 

LEDmodMan

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Re: Changed??

Currently,

Left pocket:
Keys w/ Arc AAA LE and Black Spyderco Ladybug
Leatherman Squirt P4 (grey) with PT Pulsar sporting a 9200 mcd B1S rank Nichia

Right Pocket:
Spyderco Endura 50/50 edge black
Leatherman Squirt S4 (blue) with Inova Microlight sporting a 12mW 390 nm UV LED

Briefcase:
Infinity Ultra-G
Green minimag with glass lens, Kroll clickie, and of course a Dat2zip MadMax with Q3L upgrade
Leatherman Juice CS4 (blue)
Palm m505 PDA
Nokia 3930 cell phone
Sometimes my Canon Powershot S300 Digital Elph

My EDC only changes when the situation forces it (i.e. air travel - then I have to leave all sharp objects home /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif ) or I buy some cool new gear! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
 

Ginseng

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

EDC 1: Casual daytripping
Leatherman Wave on the belt, left hip
Arc AAA LE off the lanyard hole on the Leatherman

EDC 2: Going into the city
Leatherman Wave on the belt
Arc AA LE off the lanyard hole on the Leatherman
Surefire 9P on the belt, right hip
Eagle Creek bag with 9 spare CR123, Palight Survival,
Krill Extreme, 6 AA lithium, SF P90 and P91 lamps,
2 Cyalume sticks, deterrent spray
 

bhusick

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

Instead of trying to carry an A2, I decided to create a holster-based EDC of LED and incandecent lighting. In this holster from "Ripoffs", a company that caters to the film industry (model CO-73, price $9.89) I have a G2Z with P61 lamp and an ARC LSH. The LSH is in the velcro flap section. The holster has a great metal clip. You can buy it from FilmTools.com. As you can see from the picture (I hope) is that the entire kit is less than 6 inches long.

The ARC is MUCH brighter than the A2's LEDs and the G2Z throws a perfect beam. IMHO, a much better solution. Comments welcome. Enjoy!

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Winter1

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

Thanks to bhusick, I have purchased two (2) of the CO-73 holsters from "Ripoffs."

I will carry one CO-73 on my belt to the woods.

I'll attach the other to the outside of my Jan Sport survival backpack that I carry in the truck of my vehicle.

I carry a G2 with P61 lamp in the left side loop of the CO-73.
I put two SF123A 3 Volt batteries at the bottom of the pouch.
I place an ARC LSH-P on top of the batteries inside the pouch.
I clip an Infinity Ultra (one AA Akaline battery inside) to the right side of the pouch.

So -

I have 20 minutes of blinding light with the G2 with P61
lamp.

6 hours of really bright light from the ARC LSH-P, i.e., two hours of light from the SF123A 3 Volt battery in the ARC LSH-P itself, plus four additional hours from the two SF123A 3 Volt batteries stored in the bottom of the pouch.

25 hours of pretty respectible light from the Infinity Ultra (1 AA battery inside the Infinity Ultra) clipped to the outside of the CO-73.

For my needs, this is a pretty good mix.

However, for my EDC I carry a Micro Photon Light on my key chain in my right front pocket, and a Chris Reeves Sabenza, and Infinity Ultra in my left front pocket.

When I mount out to the woods, I just grab my CO-73 pouch, attach it to my belt, and I'm good to go (over 31 hours of good usable light). I realize one could increase the number of hours of run time several different ways, but I just like this particular mix.

I have found over the years working with Boy Scouts in the woods, that the most I would ever use a light in any given night would be about 2 hours. So - based on those needs, with my new CO-73 setup, I would be able to see very well at night for about 15 days/nights with the rig I'm using now.

Pretty cool.

Thanks Bhusick for the tip about the CO-73 carrier, as I am finding this to be a really good set up. I may even sqeeze some fire & fishing gear into the CO-73 before I am finished.

Jim
 

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

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Gandalf

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

E2HA + KL1 (Belt)
E2SG + MN03 (Belt)
Arc-LE (Around neck)
Gerber Applegate-Fairbarin Covert folder (Clipped to pocket)
Benchmade Model 735 Axis lock (Belt)
Gerber Guardian (On arm or leg)
M4 Sebertool (Pants pocket)
Permanent match (Pants pocket)
1 or 2 extra AAA batts (Pants pocket)
2 extra 123 batts (Pants pocket)

This is the minimum I carry at all times. If I am wearing a jacket, bigger knives (fixed blade Randall) bigger lights (SureFire 9P, EternaLight Elite Xray), and other innumerable objects.
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UnknownVT

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

how many use pocket clips for your flashlights in an EDC?

Pocket-clips are extremely popular on knives - as these allow longer knives to be carried more easily - however I think flatness/slimmer profile also contribute to a more comfortable/easier carry.

We don't seem to hear of many using the pocket clip for lights......
 

John N

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

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how many use pocket clips for your flashlights in an EDC?

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I carry a SF M2 in my front left pocket, clipped in. Works fine with Dockers, not so well with jeans (the jeans are too tight). BTW, I also use the pocket clip on my knife (right front pocket, clipped in).

-john
 

Orcinus Orca

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

It would appear that my EDC is fairly light compared to some of you guys, buy here it goes:

-Wallet
-Arc AAA (On keychain)
-Fisher Space Pen
-Victorinox SAK (Hopefully to be replaced soon by a BM of some sort)
-Blue Minimag with Inretech or G2 with LOLA (Depending on time of day and travel plans. If I plan on going anywhere significant during the nighttime hours I will carry both and a fully loaded SC1)
 

Mrd 74

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

Nothing unusual here:
-Fisher Space Pen in wallet fold RR
-Benchmade 710 LF
-Ab LED mod in watch pocket
-Photon 2 hanging from belt loop
-Keys and change in RF
 

binky

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

Relevant junk:

pants pockets only:
- Arc LSH-P
- Victorinox w/knife, scissors, phillips head, slot-head driver
- keys
- wallet
- a lot of pocket lint /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

coat:
- Surefire 8nx
- spare b90
- 2 spare SF123's

bookbag/backpack (usually with me)
- Tigerlight OC
- Palm M100
- HP 49G calculator (well, until recently when it stopped working for no reason)
 

Sean

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

Front pocket:
Arc AAA on my keychain
Benchmade AFCK

Back pocket:
Surefire A2 and/or Arc LSH
Wallet

Somtimes in coat pocket:
Tigerlight

In car:
PT Surge
Brinkmann Legend LX
 

kimchikungfu

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

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Sean said:
Back pocket:
Surefire A2 and/or Arc LSH
Wallet


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An A2 in your back pocket?!? Back pocket of what???

Presumably not a pair of preshrunk 501:s?

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Re: EDC - What\'s in Your Pocket(s)??

Arc AAA with glowring on key ring.
E1e + KL1 in holster (Thanks to Eric!) on belt.
3 x CR123A in Blade-Tech batt pack also on belt.
Occasionally carry Z2 in coat.
 
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