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I made my dream EDC pocket organizer for $2.50 [How to]

Discussion in 'Do-It-Yourself & Gear Modifications' started by MinimumEffort, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. Here Comes The BOOM

    Here Comes The BOOM EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Great video, well done [​IMG]

    I could see myself buying something like this for the right price. I'd be a little worried about the staples scratching metal items though, I would prefer an alternative personally.
     
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  2. MinimumEffort

    MinimumEffort Loaded Pockets

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    Thinking stitching for vertical, velkro for horizontal (so you can adjust spaces to suit you)


    Me
     
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  3. Here Comes The BOOM

    Here Comes The BOOM EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    That would work, sounds like you've got it all figured out [​IMG]
     
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  4. O.J.

    O.J. Loaded Pockets

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    Great stuff, thanks for the video.

    Am considering making something similar but with snaps on the elastic so it's reconfigurable. Not sure how buttons will hold on elastic though. To be continued..
     
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  5. Perigee

    Perigee Loaded Pockets

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    Very nifty - I'm in with this... time to go shoppin'.
     
  6. Cornholio2188

    Cornholio2188 Loaded Pockets

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    You could stitch the elastic-did it as a keychain silencer, and it's been great so far (about half a year on various keychains)

    [​IMG]

    Or you could simply gorilla tape over the staples or use some heat shrink.
     
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  7. ArmoredFiend

    ArmoredFiend Empty Pockets

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    OMG! Luckily i came back EDC forum and saw this! This is prolly the easiet and cheapest pocket organizer!! I jst went through Skinth site and the P3, albeit tempting, costs $30 a piece...but this...this is freaking cheap!! And it's DIY! Can make it as gigantic or miniscule i want to fit my EDC stuffs. Great idea MinimumEffort!
     
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  8. maverickmonk

    maverickmonk Loaded Pockets

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    Was about to buy a $25 TacticalTailor tear away panel to mount my edc pouches on in my backpack. going to try this first.
     
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  9. Dok J

    Dok J Loaded Pockets

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    Really nice!

    Stitching time! :D
     
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  11. MinimumEffort

    MinimumEffort Loaded Pockets

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    Thanks guys.

    After using it for a few weeks, I noticed 1 thing: the elastic needs to be grippier, smaller objects like peanut capsules, keys etc are OK, but heavier ones like multitools can fall off in your pocket eventually, I guess this could be solved by tightening things further, but the truth is finding a better gripper elastic would improve this greatly.


    Any ideas?


    ME.
     
  12. Dok J

    Dok J Loaded Pockets

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    The grid-its use a rubber lined elastic... Might work:rolleyes:
     
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  13. faca

    faca Loaded Pockets

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    clever, simple, cheap and easy DIY.
    I like it, based on your idea why not use elastic cord instead of elastic band and do some holes on card to fix the cord there?
     
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  14. Tru7h

    Tru7h Loaded Pockets

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  15. MinimumEffort

    MinimumEffort Loaded Pockets

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  16. kowboy

    kowboy Loaded Pockets

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    Thank you so much for sharing! I made one for my self and im loving it!

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    [​IMG]

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk 2
     
  17. SAKplumber
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    SAKplumber EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    The bands in themselves are not RFID blocking. The aluminum plates are.:) I like my HuMn:)
     
  18. MinimumEffort

    MinimumEffort Loaded Pockets

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    Awesome! I see you went for the 4x4! very nice, thanks for sharing.

    ME
     
  19. kowboy

    kowboy Loaded Pockets

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    No, i didn't decide the amount of lines... i cut the base and then i realize that i never measure XD... i would like a 5x4 or bigger... so i will have to make another one for my PD10, leatherman juice, etc :D (and i'm thinking that i will use a wider elastic...
     
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  20. Badger375
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    Badger375 Loaded Pockets

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    This is a fantastic idea. Really great DIY!